UF MBA Articles

Angeline Gross and Juan P Lopez

UF MBA students named among Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest Online MBAs

Reading Time: 1 minute Two UF MBA students, Juan P. Lopez and Angeline Gross, were recognized by Poets & Quants on its Best & Brightest Online MBAs: Class of 2019. Check out what Juan and Angeline had to say about why they chose UF MBA Online, how they’ve grown throughout their time in the

Kelly Lanier

Kelly Lanier (MBA ’20) | June 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Lanier (MBA 2020) received her CPA license in May 2018 and started her new role at CJW, a Sedgwick Company, as a Senior Financial Services Specialist in June 2018.    

Laurie Richter Spector

Laurie Richter Spector (BSBA ’99, MS-ISOM ’01, JD ’06, MBA ’10) | June 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Spector (BSBA 1999, MS-ISOM 2001, JD 2006, MBA 2010) moved her luxury residential and commercial real estate business to Compass’ Fort Lauderdale office on Las Olas Boulevard. Last year, Spector was the highest producing individual Realtor agent in Broward County with Coldwell Banker, selling approx. $20M in real estate. She

Brad Bondi

Brad Bondi (BSBA ’95, MBA ’98, JD ’98) | June 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Bondi (BSBA 1995, MBA 1998, JD 1998), Partner at Cahill, Gordon and Reindel, who chairs the firm’s White Collar and Government Investigations practice group, will be honored by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) at the 2019 NACD Directorship 100 Gala on June 26, 2019. Bondi has been named to

Sarah Burnett

Sarah Burnett (MIB ’05, MBA ’10) | June 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Burnett (MIB 2005, MBA 2010) is Director of Investor Relations at Discovery, Inc. She was recognized in the inaugural class of 40 Under 40 by the National Investor Relations Institute’s (NIRI), which honors the most talented young individuals in the investor relations (IR) community, who have made noticeable contributions to

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Micheal Ball (MBA ’18) | June 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Ball (MBA 2018) retired from military service after serving 20 years as a Naval Officer on June 1, 2019. His last duty station was Special Operations Command in Tampa, Florida. He is now works as a financial advisor for Edward Jones in the Apollo Beach/Tampa Bay region. He credits his

Bryce Caldwell

Bryce Caldwell (MBA ’06) | June 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Caldwell (MBA 2006) has been named Vice President and General Manager of KTTC-TV in Rochester, Minnesota. Previously, he was the Vice President and General Manager of WTNZ FOX 43 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

How UF MBA gave me a global perspective

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Rachel Borchers (MBA ’19) It was easy for me to choose the University of Florida for my MBA, especially because I wanted to be a double Gator.  When I did my undergrad degree at UF, I was not able to do the study abroad program.  However, one of the

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5 reasons why taking the GRE is important for your master’s degree

Reading Time: 3 minutes Applying to graduate school is a lofty task. From writing your personal statement, updating your resume and acquiring letters of recommendation and transcripts, it can be a lot to think about and organize. As you look at the checklist for admission to a master’s program, the last thing you want

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MBA: Master of Business Administration or Master of the Balancing Act?

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Daniel Hunt, MBA ’20, Vice President at Hunt Bros. Cooperative Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there, and especially to those who have decided to bite the bullet and tackle the MBA and fatherhood simultaneously. It can be done, albeit with some sacrifices, as students both male