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Warrington Wire: Alumni Newsletter

Read the latest news in the Warrington Wire, the College's new monthly alumni newsletter.

Alumni in the News

Recent News
  1. 01.23.2015
    Gina Hall (BSBA ’05) was featured in The Gainesville Sun after being named the 2015 President of the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors.
  2. 01.12.2015
    Erin O’Mahoney (BSBA ’04, FABA ’04) has been named Director of Development at the Palm Beach Symphony.
  3. 01.09.2015
    Brett Keyser (BSBA ’04, MBA ’09) a Sales Associate and Realtor with RE/MAX Alliance Group in Sarasota, was named the 2014 Member of the Year for the Southwest Florida Chapter of BNI.
  4. 12.16.2014
    Jason Brodeur (BSA ’97, MBA ’03) was selected to the Orlando Business Journal’s 40 under 40 issue for his success at the Seminole County Regional Chamber of Commerce.
  5. 12.15.2014
    Alex Skobel (BSBA ’04, MBC ’05) started his own real estate company during the height of the recession, and his company is still prospering.
  6. 12.01.2014
    Alex Setzer (MBA ’11) was selected to the Orlando Business Journal’s 40 under 40 issue.
  7. 11.25.2014
    Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group, led by Managing Director Nick Banks (BSBA ’90), and Foresight Construction Group, led by President & CEO Juan Segarra (BABA ’02), were honored at the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce 2014 Business of the Year Awards.
  8. 11.24.2014
    Charlie Fitzgerald III (BSBA ’83) was one of five new members elected to the Board of Directors for Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.
  9. 11.21.2014
    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.
  10. 11.19.2014
    Prometheon Pharma, where Devon Grimmé (MBA ’14) serves as Director of Business Development, won the $10,000 grand prize in the MIT-CHIEF Business Plan Contest in Boston.
  11. 11.19.2014
    Attorney Richard Johnston Jr. (BSBA ’79, JD ’81), better known as “Mr. Orange & Blue” to Gator football fans, was a fixture at The Swamp.
  12. 11.12.2014
    George Tabeling (BSBA ’50), a pilot for the U.S. Navy during World War II, was featured in The Daytona Beach News-Journal.
  13. 11.10.2014
    Dara Simon (BSAc ’94) was admitted to Cherry Bekaert’s Partner group effective November 1.
News Archive
  • 10.28.2014
    Al (BSBA ’58) and Judy Warrington’s $75 million gift to the College in February ranks 16th among all U.S. gifts made in 2014 according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
  • 10.27.2014
    Roger Catchpole (MBA ’12) is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sporting Odyssey and, a website designed for outdoor sports travelers.
  • 10.15.2014
    Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (AGTC), led by alumna Sue Washer (MBA ’92), was named BioFlorida’s Company of the Year.
  • 09.23.2014
    Bruce Brandes (BSBA ’88) was named Managing Director of Martin Ventures (formerly The Martin Companies).
  • 09.04.2014
    Michelle Johnston (PDB ’08), a graduate of the Hough School’s Post-Doctoral Bridge program, was appointed President of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College (Ohio).
  • 08.25.2014
    Neil Miller (BSBA ’97) was recently appointed Deputy Secretary of Finance for the Commonwealth of Virginia by Governor Terry McAuliffe.
  • 08.15.2014
    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.
  • 08.08.2014
    John Tranter (BSBA ‘78) has been sworn in as chairman of the Florida Bankers Association for the 2014-2015 association year.
  • 07.24.2014
    Christopher, Smith, Leonard, Bristow & Stanell, a certified public accounting firm with offices in Bradenton and Sarasota, was named the 2014 ”Small Business of the Year“ in the 51 to 100 employee category by the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.
  • 07.17.2014
    John Howard (MBA ’02) was promoted to Vice President of Finance at Horseshoe Casino-Cincinnati. He had served as Interim VP of Finance since February of this year.
  • 07.11.2014
    David Pijot (BSBA ’78), City National Bank’s new Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager, has joined CNB’s new Daytona Beach-area office to cater to the auto racing industry.
  • 06.20.2014
    Occidental Petroleum Corporation today named Robert Peterson (MBA ’96) as President of its wholly owned subsidiary Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem).
  • 06.12.2014
    Sarah Anderson (BSAc ’00, MAcc ’01) and Jason Natt (MAcc ’97) will be admitted into PwC’s partnership effective July 1. Anderson (Federal Tax Services) and Natt (Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services) work in PwC’s Greater Atlanta market.
  • 04.06.2014
    Rodney McKendree (BSAc ’91, MAcc ’91) was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Nemours.
  • 04.06.2014
    Betsy Hunsicker (MBA ’96) was named Chief Executive Officer of West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell, Idaho.
  • 02.11.2014
    Charlie Toppino (BSAc ’81), Founder and President of Oak Pass Capital, has helped form Coretrust Capital Partners, a private real estate operating company.
  • 01.13.2014
    Through “Packaging Analytics,” David Weiss (BSBA ’83) and his company, uVu Technologies, are spearheading the effort to produce safer food and beverage packaging.
  • 01.09.2014
    Kim Kaupe (BSBA ’08), co-founder of ’ZinePak, was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Music List.
  • 01.08.2014
    Krishna Memani (MA Economics ’82, MBA ’84) has been appointed Chief Investment Officer of OppenheimerFunds.
  • 01.07.2014
    Gavin MacMillan (BSBA ’03) has joined the law firm McGlinchey Stafford in its Fort Lauderdale office.
  • 01.06.2014
    Kendall L. Spencer (BSBA ’74) has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc.
  • 11.27.2012
    Davis Rembert (BSBA, '63) and his wife, Judi, were recipients of the 2012 E.T. & Vam York Service Above Self Award from the Rotary Club of Gainesville.
  • 11.13.2012
    Beau Beery (BSBA '98), a member of the advisory board for the Kelley A. Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies, was named to Real Estate Forum's 40 Under 40.
  • 10.29.2012
    John Janick, Jr. (BSBA '01) was named President and Chief Operating Officer of Interscope Geffen A&M.
  • 10.09.2012
    Alumnus John S. Tiffin (BSBA '86, JD '89) named Senior Vice President and Chief Fiduciary Officer at Enterprise Trust.
  • 09.24.2012
    Alumnus Justin Jackrel (BABA '05) to be honored at White House
  • 09.13.2012
    Mike Pearson (BABA '01), a former All-American offensive lineman who played for Florida from 1999 to 2001, will be inducted into the UF Athletic Hall of Fame in April.
  • 09.11.2012
    The Community Foundation of Sarasota County further strengthens its management team with the appointment of Laura Spencer (BSAc '86) as Chief Financial Officer.
  • 09.02.2012
    Scott Bowling (BSBA '91) was named Branch Manager (Orlando) at Real Estate Mortgage Network, Inc., one of the largest, privately held non-bank lenders in the U.S.
  • 09.02.2012
    Nick Banks (BSBA '90), Managing Director and Founder of Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group, was profiled in Sunday's issue of The Gainesville Sun.
  • 08.15.2012
    Dan DuPree (BSBA '69), a member of Warrington's Business Advisory Council, was named Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc.
  • 07.23.2012
    Tim Giuliani (MBA '09) was hired as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce.
  • 07.19.2012
    UF alumnus, Will Frazer (BSAC ’80), continues legacy of success at Buchholz High.
  • 06.22.2012
    Dr. Pamela Davies (BSBA '78), President of Queens University (N.C.), received the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 16th Annual Women in Business Awards Luncheon sponsored by the Charlotte Business Journal.
  • 06.18.2012
    Nick Giovanni (BSBA '09) hired as a reporter for KPRC Local 2 in Houston.
  • 06.12.2012
    William (MBA '48) and Hazel Hough provided a $2 million gift to the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg.
  • 06.12.2012
    West Florida Healthcare announced the appointment of Brian Baumgardner (MBA '93) as Chief Executive Officer effective July 9.
  • 06.08.2012
    Roetzel is proud to announce that Thomas P. Wert (BSBA '86), a partner in the firm's Orlando office, has been appointed to the Executive Committee and as Treasurer of Florida Citrus Sports.
  • 06.07.2012
    CommerceTel Corporation today announced that Ronald Linares (BSBA '85) has joined its board of directors effective immediately.
  • 06.05.2012
    Miami Dade College President Dr. Eduardo J. Padron (Ph.D. Economics, '70) awarded an honorary degree from Princeton University.
  • 06.04.2012
    Nipro Diagnostics, Inc. today announced Dean Sorrentino (BSAc '95) has joined the company as Chief Financial Office

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