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Alumni in the News

Alumnus Michael Balter joins top firm

Michael Balter (BSAc ’88) has been named Partner-in-Charge, Florida Region of Marcum LLP—one of the nation’s largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms. (11/21)

Alumna Dara Simon named Partner

Dara Simon (BSAc ’94) was admitted to Cherry Bekaert’s Partner group effective November 1, 2014. Currently serving as Campus Lead for the University of Florida’s campus recruiting team, Dara is also on the Fisher School of Accounting Advisory Board. (11/18)

Fisher alumna wins top tax award

Fisher School of Accounting alumna Lillian Mills (BSAcc ’80, MAcc ’81) was awarded the American Taxation Association’s highest honor, the Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award. (8/15)

Fisher supporter passes away

The Fisher School of Accounting lost one of its most loyal supporters with the passing of Michael Abney on June 9. (6/30)

Alumni Spotlight: Keith Robinson

Alumnus Keith Robinson (MACC ‘06) is a winner of the Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice, which annually recognizes a select cohort of public school teachers who demonstrate exceptionally effective teaching with students from high-poverty communities.(5/23)

Alumnus Michael Kohner honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

Michael L. Kohner (MAcc ’86), Managing Director of WTAS LLC in West Palm Beach, was recently honored with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County Distinguished Alumni Award. (4/27)

Alumna Bridget Stomberg recognized with UF honor

Bridget Stomberg (BSAc ’00, MAcc ’02) was honored by UF's Alumni Association with an Outstanding Young Alumni Award, which recognizes alumni ages 35 or younger who have distinguished themselves in their profession and community. (4/14)

Fisher alumnus appointed Editor of accounting journal

Dr. Richard Hatfield (Ph.D. '98) was recently named Editor of Behavioral Research in Accounting. (1/21)

Six Fisher School alumni receive promotions at James Moore, CPAs

Alumni Nadia Batey (BSAC '04), Katie Davis (BSAC '04, MACC '04), Brendan Mckitrick (BSAC '06), Varsha Mohinani (BSAC '08, MACC '08), Corinne Turcotte (BSAC '11, MACC '11), and Jeremy Wright (BSAC '09, MACC '09) have been promoted at James Moore effective January 2014. (1/20)




  • Alumnus Stuart Morris

    MACC, '89, Morris Law Group
    Fisher School of Accounting Alumnus Stuart R. Morris (MACC ’89), Founding Partner of Morris Law Group, has been named to the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of South Florida. (12/11)

  • Alumnus Danny Simon

    MACC, '03, Co-Founder, Lalchandani Simon PL
    Kubs Lalchandani and Danny Simon (MACC '03), two former big-firm litigators noted for their experience representing some of the nation's largest corporations, today announced they have joined forces to establish Lalchandani Simon, a Florida law firm that focuses on social media law, healthcare compliance, intellectual property, electronic information, business planning, and litigation and appeals. (11/11)

  • Alumnus Nick Reader

    BSAC, '97, CEO of MVP Holdings
    Alumnus Nick Reader, CEO of MVP Holdings, along with Outback Steakhouse co-founder, Bob Basham, launched PDQ in Tampa. PDQ, short for “pretty darned quick,” is a new fast-food chain specializing in food made from scratch. (11/11)

  • Alumna Jody Miller

    MACC, '04, Wilmington Trust
    Fisher School of Accounting Alumna Jody Miller has joined Wilmington Trust, one of the leading wealth management companies headquartered in the U.S., in its Wealth Advisory Services (WAS) office in Palm Beach, Fla. (11/11)

  • Alumna Lillian Mills

    MACC, '81, Chair of Accounting Department at University of Texas
    Fisher School of Accounting Alumna Lillian Mills was appointed chair of the department of accounting at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas. She holds the Wilton E. and Catherine A. Thomas chair in accounting at the university. (10/11)

  • Alumnus Gary Previts

    PHD '72
    Dr. Gary Previts became the fourth person affiliated with the Fisher School of Accounting to be inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame (J. Michael Cook, 1999; Joel Demski, 2000; Robert R. Sterling, 2006). There were many important stops on Dr. Previts' road to a sterling academic career. Proudly, one of those stops was right here at the Fisher School of Accounting where Dr. Previts earned his Ph.D. in 1972. (9/11)

  • Alumnus Matthew Veal

    BSAC '80, Integrated Freight Corporation
    Integrated Freight Corporation has appointed Alumnus Matthew Veal as Vice President and Treasurer. Mr. Veal is a seasoned financial professional with over twenty years of experience in leadership positions in public and private companies. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc. from its inception in 2004. (8/11)

  • Alumna Karen O'Byrne

    BSAC '89, CFO Modernizing Medicine, Inc.
    Fisher School of Accounting Alumna Karen O'Byrne (BSAc, 1989) was recently appointed Chief Financial Officer of Modernizing Medicine, Inc., a Boynton Beach electronic medical records company. (7/11)

  • Alumnus Will Frazer

    BSAC '80, Buchholz Math Teacher
    After making his fortune on Wall Street by the age of 27, FSOA Alumnus Will Frazer was looking for more, and he found it as an inspirational high school math teacher. Frazer recently led the Buchholz High School math team to win their fifth consecutive Mu Alpha Theta national math title. Mu Alpha Theta is a national mathematics honors society. (7/11)

  • Alumnus Paul Szymanski

    BSAC '84, PennyMac
    Alumnus Paul Szymanski will join Private National Mortgage Acceptance Company (PennyMac) as its Managing Director, Warehouse Lending. Szymanski was most recently the Senior Vice President, Warehouse Lending Executive for Bank of America Home Loans. (6/11)

  • Alumnus Glenn Troast

    BS-Accounting '80, TN Partners
    The principals of TN Partners, Glenn Troast and Jan Rover Nouss, participated in the 2011 National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)/Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA) Annual Consultants Conference held in San Diego, CA. (6/11)

  • Alumna Suzanne Christensen

    BSAC '86, Head of Enterprise Risk for Invesco Ltd.
    Alumna Suzanne Christensen has joined Invesco Ltd. as global head of Enterprise Risk. In addition, she will oversee a global team responsible for all aspects of financial planning and analysis, management reporting and financial systems. (4/11)


  • Alumnus Anthony M. Rodriguez

    MACC '05, Foley & Lardner LLP
    Alumnus Anthony Rodriguez has been named 2010 Tampa Bay Business Journal Up and Comers. This award honors rising professionals in the Tampa Bay area who are committed to excellence in both their work and community environments. (11/10)

  • Alumnus Bill Alcorn

    BSBA-Accounting '71, CFO North Texas Food Bank
    Alumnus Bill Alcorn was named the Chief Financial Officer of the Year by the Dallas Business Journal. Alcorn is the CFO of the North Texas Food Bank. (10/10)

  • Alumnus Nick Reader Earns Young Alumnus Award

    BSAC '97, CEO MVP Holdings
    Alumnus Nick Reader was recently honored by UF as an Outstanding Young Alumnus, a program established by UF's Alumni Association to recognize leaders in business and community service who are younger than 40. (4/10)

  • Alumnus Keith Robinson's "Gator Nation" Class Visits UF

    MACC '06, 7th Grade Math Teacher
    Fisher School of Accounting alumnus Keith Robinson graduated from UF in 2006 with his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Accounting. After graduation, instead of the traditional public accounting career path, he decided to participate in the Teach for America program. (3/10)




  • Alumni Spotlight: Ted Fernandez

    BSAC '78, Chairman and CEO, Answerthink Inc.
    Fisher School of Accounting Alumnus Ted Fernandez, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Answerthink, Inc., is featured on the December 2007 cover of SmartBusiness magazine. (12/07)

  • Fisher School of Accounting Alumni Tailgate BBQ/Spring Advisory Council Meeting

    The Fisher School of Accounting reestablished an old tradition by hosting an Alumni Tailgate BBQ prior to the Florida vs. FAU game on November 17, 2007. (11/07)

  • Kaufman, Rossin & Company Donate $50,000 to Fisher School of Accounting

    Kaufman, Rossin & Company have pledged $50,000 to the Fisher School of Accounting in honor of firm founders and managing principles James R. Kaufman (BSBA '57) and Jay H. Rossin (BSBA '55). (10/07)

  • Alumna Spotlight: Dara Simon

    BSAC '94, Senior Tax Manager, Aidman Piser & Co., P.A.
    Fisher School of Accounting alumna Dara Simon was honored in the Financial Services category at the Tampa Bay Business Journal's fourth annual Business Woman of the Year awards gala. (8/07)

  • Alumni Spotlight: Jeff Kiel

    BSAC '81, Publisher, San Jose Mercury News
    Fisher School of Accounting Alumnus Jeff Kiel has been appointed as publisher of the San Jose Mercury News. (8/07)

  • Alumni Spotlight: Thomas A. Geoffroy

    BSAC '82, Vice President, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
    Fisher School of Accounting Alumnus Thomas A. Geoffroy has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. (5/07)

  • Alumni Spotlight: Steve Rainey

    MACC '84, KPMG Partner
    Fisher School of Accounting Alumnus and KPMG Partner Steve Rainey was invited to speak on Capitol Hill for a panel discussion on how volunteer initiatives in Corporate America are supporting the job training and skill development of youth. (4/07)

  • Alumna Spotlight: Shannon Brouillette

    BSAC '94, CEO, CFO Strategic Partners
    Fisher School of Accounting Alumna Shannon Brouillette is the Chief Executive Officer of CFO Strategic Partners in Orlando, Florida. Shannon is featured on the April 2007 cover of Working Mother magazine. (4/07)



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