Meet the Undergraduate CAP Mentors

Make an appointment in HIREWarrington to meet with a CAP mentor.
Or…
HIREWarrington virtual walk-in advising hours:

Monday-Thursday, 10:40am-5:00pm
Location: HIREWarrington

Coming soon: See below for specific schedules and visit the LinkedIn profiles for internship information.


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Accounting Team

Julia Sigman

UCAP - Julia Sigman

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Hometown: Weston, FL

Major: Accounting

Combined Degree: Master of Accounting (3/2 Program)

Internships: MEDNAX (Marketing Intern), PWC (Leadership Conference), EY (Leadership Conference), KPMG (Leadership Conference)

Favorite Courses: Dean Sevilla’s Leadership class, Cost Accounting

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? The case competition in Dean Sevilla’s class

Fun fact(s) about me: I studied abroad in Florence, Italy. I have done ballet, tap, jazz and lyrical dance my entire life. I have a younger sister who is a freshman at UF. I have a black lab.

Activities: Dance Marathon; Beta Alpha Psi; FLA; Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority

Natalie Noble

UCAP - Natalie Noble

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Hometown: Oviedo, FL

Major: Accounting

Internships: Deloitte (Pioneer Intern, Discovery Intern)

Favorite Courses: Ethics in Global Business, The Legal Environment of Business

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Every Friday FLA lunch with my friends!

Fun fact(s) about me: When I was 12, I voice acted in a video game!
I love to bake and cook; nothing makes me happier than sharing food with friends 🙂

Activities: Freshman Leadership Council (FLC), Business Ethics Ambassadors, Florida Leadership Academy (FLA)

Nayoung Kim

UCAP - Nayoung Kim

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Hometown: Orlando, FL

Major: Accounting

Internships: Deloitte (Risk and Financial Advisory Intern), SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (Investment Banking Summer Analyst)

Favorite Courses: Managerial Economics, Principles of Marketing

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? My favorite memory in Heavener was during Heavener Career Week. As a CAP Mentor, I was able to help numerous students build confidence to market themselves to recruiters.

Fun fact(s) about me: I was born in Seoul, South Korea.

Activities: Housing & Residence Education (Resident Assistant), Fisher School of Accounting Council, Beta Alpha Psi

Sierra Bice

UCAP - Sierra Bice

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Hometown: St. Augustine, FL

Major: Accounting

Internships: NASCAR Foundation (Programs Intern) Zohi Beauty (Marketing Director)

Favorite Courses: Business Processes (ACG 3401) Financial Accounting (ACG 2021) Leadership and Communication (COM 4930)

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Meeting up with friends and colleagues to study for classes and work on projects while building lasting friendships.

Fun fact(s) about me: I was originally born and lived in North Carolina for 15 years. In 4th/5th grade I was a part of a group that made stock car racing the official state sport of North Carolina and got to see it passed in Raleigh. I got to dance with Pitbull on stage in 2016.

Activities: Florida Leadership Academy, Delta Sigma Pi, Theta Alpha, Retail You, Retail Smarter Conference Ambassador


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Finance & Consulting Team

Anna Rauh

UCAP - Anna Rauh

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Hometown: Madrid, Spain

Major: Finance

Internships: J.P. Morgan (Private Bank Summer Analyst), Clarion Partners (Asset & Portfolio Management Intern), Ventum Consulting (Consulting Intern)

Favorite Courses: French Women in Fashion and Film, Strategy, International Business

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Becoming friends with my classmates in Warrington Welcome and studying abroad together through a Heavener Study Abroad Program

Fun fact(s) about me: 1) I have 3 passports, 2) I have travelled to Australia 3) When I was younger I wanted to be a Diplomat

Activities: Business College Council (President), Delta Sigma Pi (VP Pledge Development), Heavener Leadership Challenge (HLC), Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA), Leadership Development Program (LDP)

Connor Lovely

UCAP - Connor Lovely

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Hometown: Lakeland, FL

Major: Finance

Combined Degree: Master of Science in Finance (MSF)

Internships: Lakeland Regional Health (Finance/Accounting intern), Shoreline Equity Partners (Private Equity Summer Analyst), Boston Consulting Group (Summer Associate)

Favorite Courses: Special Topics in Finance, Business Finance, Honors Uncommon Reads

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? The Parrino IB project

Fun fact(s) about me: Has put a live fly on a leash. Can balance three tennis balls in a triangle on top of a standing tennis racquet. Loves to surf, play tennis, weightlift, travel, golf.

Activities: Student Healthcare Advisory Council (SHAC), UF Club Tennis, ATO

Hannah Buchsbaum

UCAP - Hannah Buchsbaum

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Hometown: Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Major: Finance

Combined Degree: Master of International Business (MIB)

Internships: Amazon (Financial Analyst Intern), United Technologies (Finance Intern)

Favorite Courses: Business Finance, Principles of Marketing, Entrepreneurial Leadership

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Serving as an ambassador for the Heavener International Case Competition. I was an ambassador for a team from RSM Erasmus University and we spent the whole week together. I was able to show them around UF, take a trip to Islands of Adventure, and watch them compete in the competition! Getting to meet all of the international students and learn about their experiences and cultures was an incredible experience.

Fun fact(s) about me: I love pugs!

Activities: Warrington Diplomats, Florida Leadership Academy (FLA), Heavener Leadership Challenge (HLC), ACCENT Speakers Bureau, Leadership Development Program (LDP)

Jaden Baron

UCAP - Jaden Baron

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Hometown: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Major: Finance

Internships: Deloitte (Pioneer Intern), Wells Fargo Securities (Investment Banking Summer Analyst), Bank of America (Investment Banking Summer Analyst)

Favorite Courses: Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship, Principles of Management, Managerial Economics

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Freshman year I had the chance to compete in Johnson & Johnson’s Undergraduate Case Competition with my good friend Virginia Howell (also a fellow CAP). It was a phenomenal learning experience and it didn’t hurt that we won the competition and made a trip to NYC out of it! One of the biggest values of business education is developing your network and that would be my biggest piece of advice to all Heavener students.

Fun fact(s) about me: Freshman year I danced with a competitive Indian folk-dance team (GatoRaas!) I enjoy practicing yoga and a self-described below average tennis player. I’m a big fan of a good cold brew and love to explore the local food scene in GNV! In the future, I’ve thought of being a college professor but would also love to travel the world and experience different cultures while working odd jobs

Activities: Florida Cicerones, Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), Florida Leadership Academy (FLA), UF GatoRaas, Freshman Leadership Council (FLC), Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program (BUMP), UF Honors Program

Jonathan Fowler

UCAP - Jonathan Fowler

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Hometown: Stuart, FL

Major: Finance

Internships: MullenLowe Profero (Digital Consulting Intern); Raymond James (Business Analyst Intern); KPMG (Advisory Consulting Intern – Digital Enablement)

Favorite Courses: Public Economics, Business Finance, Intro to Public Speaking

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? 24-hour case competition for Case class! It was a crazy/weird experience being up for 24 hours practicing a consulting case, but I was joined by fellow CAP Virginia Howell. Lots of laughs and I learned a bunch!

Fun fact(s) about me: Dream jobs used to be garbage man and/or plumber

Activities: Florida Cicerones, TEDxUF, MentorGNV

Julia Myers

UCAP - Julia Myers

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Hometown: Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Major: Finance, Economics

Internships: PepsiCo (Supply Chain Intern), NextEra Energy (Finance Intern), Allen L Kockler Company (Accounting Intern)

Favorite Courses: Business Case Analysis, Entrepreneurial Leadership by Martin Schaffel, Equity and Capital Markets

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Representing UF at Heavener International Case Competition

Fun fact(s) about me: I lived in Russia and Italy!

Activities: UF Case Team, Delta Sigma Pi, CAP Mentors, FLA, Business College Council

Lily Huddleston

UCAP - Lily Huddleston

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Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

Major: Finance

Combined Degree: Master of International Business (MIB)

Internships: TIAA Bank (Capital Markets Intern), Procter & Gamble (Sales Intern)

Favorite Courses: Business Ethics, Venture Finance

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? I love being a student assistant in the advising office! We are all great friends. It’s never “strictly business”.

Fun fact(s) about me: My dream job was to be an FBI agent, I co-host a podcast where we review The Bachelor

Activities: Freshman Leadership Council (FLC), Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program (BUMP), Florida Leadership Academy (FLA), SA

Pamela Samayoa

UCAP - Pamela Samayoa

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Hometown: San Salvador, El Salvador

Major: Finance

Internships: Johnson & Johnson (Finance Intern), Deloitte (Financial Advisory Intern)

Favorite Courses: Statistics for Business Decisions, Principles of Marketing

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Attending ALPFA and LAWIB meetings with my friends and spending time with them between classes (and study breaks!)

Fun fact(s) about me: I played soccer since the 2nd grade and represented my school with the varsity team twice in international tournaments.

Activities: ALPFA – Association of Latino Professionals for America, LAWIB – Latin American Women in Business

Shruthi Sakthi

UCAP - Shruthi Sakthi

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Hometown: Miramar, FL

Major: Finance

Combined Degree: Master of International Business (MIB)

Internships: Bank of America (Financial Management Summer Analyst)

Favorite Courses: Venture Finance, International Business, Survey of Art & Architecture

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Hanging out with friends and late night Chick-Fil-A in the Heavener study rooms

Fun fact(s) about me: I lived in India for 8 years and I have a golden retriever named Cheddar

Activities: Global Gator Guides, Heavener Leadership Challenge, Alpha Kappa Psi, Dance Marathon, UF Honors Program

Sophia Bucaro

UCAP - Sophia Bucaro

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Hometown: Weston, FL

Major: Finance

Combined Degree: Master of International Business (MIB)

Internships: ALDI (District Manger Intern), P&G (Sales Intern)

Favorite Courses: Business Speech (GEB3218), Introduction to Information Systems (ISM3013), Real Estate Analysis (REE3043)

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? My favorite memory in from my time in Heavener is when I was a freshman, I went to my first American Marketing Association meeting and P&G was presenting about their company and the different positions they offer. After the meeting I talked to the P&G representative and I told him how I would love to intern for their company, he gave me great advice and two years later I was able to intern for them!

Fun fact(s) about me: I used to a competitive swimmer representing Guatemala.

Activities: Retail You, American Marketing Association, part time job with VWR International

Veronica Rivera

UCAP - Veronica Rivera

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Hometown: Miami, FL

Major: Finance

Internships: Boston Consulting Group (Summer Associate), Facebook (FBU Global Marketing Solutions Intern)

Favorite Courses: Retail Systems, Business Law

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? My favorite memories are when I’m struggling, doing some work in the Heavener Commons, and a friend comes up to me to say hi. The more time you spend there, the more it becomes a homely environment.

Fun fact(s) about me: There was a family of birds living in my chimney during the Quarantine. I studied French in Lugano and Spanish in Madrid. I have fear of sharks, but have swam with them on over 5 occasions.

Activities: Swamp Records, Florida leadership Academy (FLA), Leadership Development Program (LDP), Retail You!

Zach Blanket

UCAP - Zach Blanket

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Hometown: Coral Springs, FL

Major: Finance

Combined Degree: Master of Science in Finance (MSF)

Internships: Wells Fargo (Investment Banking Summer Analyst), Office Depot (Internal Audit Intern), CityWise Property Solutions (Finance Intern)

Favorite Courses: Ethics in Global Business, History of Jazz, Mergers & Acquisitions

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Definitely my internship abroad. I stepped out of my comfort zone to travel with students I’d never met to Beijing, where English isn’t the primary language, and it’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I came back with close friends, great work experience, and amazing memories that are pretty unique, such as camping on the Great Wall of China to watch the sunrise and sunset.

Fun fact(s) about me: I have a sister who just graduated from UF last year. I love traveling and experiencing new cultures and art. Before college I played soccer every year starting at 5 years old. I’m a huge Miami Heat fan. I started reading a lot more books this year and really enjoy reading, which is something I never thought I’d say. Oh, and I’m addicted to coffee. I always love hearing new coffee shop or book recommendations.

Activities: BUMP, Gator Student Investment Fund, Business Ethics Ambassadors, TOPSoccer, Audiobook Book Club


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Marketing Team

Alice Fatula

UCAP - Alice Fatula

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Hometown: Sarasota, FL

Major: Marketing

Internships: Visa (Client Marketing Intern), Infinity Blockchain Labs (Marketing Intern – UF in Vietnam), Style Lend (Social Media Marketing Intern)

Favorite Courses: Principles of Marketing, Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship, Spanish in the Community

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Studying abroad with the UF in Vietnam Program in the Summer of 2019. Have to adapt to an entirely different language, culture, and way of life in Ho Chi Minh City was a once in a lifetime experience that I will never forget!

Fun fact(s) about me: I have traveled to 24 countries!

Activities: Florida Leadership Academy (Mentor, Marketing Committee Liaison), Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program (Mentor), International Programs Student Ambassador, Heavener Leadership Challenge

Brooke Lynch

UCAP - Brooke Lynch

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Hometown: Saint Charles, Illinois

Major: Marketing

Internships: Raymond James- Marketing Analytics and Data Insights Intern, Omnibus Theatre- Marketing Intern

Favorite Courses: Business Ethics, Business Speaking

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Competing in the FLA Case Competition with my mentee group. We all got so close and were so proud of what we came up with.

Fun fact(s) about me: I absolutely love plays and musical theatre. In high school, I sang at Carnegie Hall as part of an honors women’s choir.

Activities: Florida Leadership Academy (FLA), International Programs Student Ambassadors (IPSAs), Business Ethics Ambassadors, Alpha Kappy Psi

Caitlyn Torres

UCAP - Caitlyn Torres

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Hometown: Mount Vernon, WA

Major: Marketing

Internships: Boeing – Branding and Communications Specialist Intern, Cisco – Global Insights and Growth Strategy Marketing Intern.

Favorite Courses: Discovering the Universe (AST1002), Introduction to Retail Systems and Management (MAR3231), Principles of Entrepreneurship (ENT3003).

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Attending a football game with Bill Heavener and other student leaders!

Fun fact(s) about me: I’m a military child who permanently resides in Washington state and I grew up overseas in Japan. I absolutely love hiking, painting, photography, aerospace, aviation, and a good cup of coffee (or three).

Activities: Heavener Leadership Challenge (HLC), Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program (BUMP), Florida Leadership Academy (FLA), Warrington Welcome, Dance Marathon, Greek Life

Jennifer Hilsdon

UCAP - Jennifer Hilsdon

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Hometown: Panama City, FL

Major: Marketing

Combined Degree: Master of International Business (MIB)

Internships: Dress for Success Dublin (Marketing Communications Intern), Poppy’s Picnic (Marketing Intern), Aldi (District Manager Intern)

Favorite Courses: Emergency Leadership, Consumer Behavior

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? I love that I can’t walk through Heavener Commons without seeing someone I know!

Fun fact(s) about me: I studied abroad twice, I attended 10 schools by the 10th grade, I’ve been paragliding in the Swiss Mountains

Activities: Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program (BUMP) Mentor, Warrington Welcome Peer Leader

Michelle Ohlwiler

UCAP - Michelle Ohlwiler

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Hometown: Orlando, FL

Major: Marketing

Combined Degree: Master of International Business (MIB)

Internships: Bagshare Social (Marketing Intern), City Furniture (Sales Management Intern), Lowe’s (Online Merchandising Intern)

Favorite Courses: Consumer Behavior, Introduction to Retail Systems/Management, Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Women’s Studies

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Regularly meeting with my CAP mentor, Alaina Brown, throughout my Freshman and sophomore years where she helped me get so many opportunities around internships, organizations, and leadership roles. She helped me grow professionally, academically, and personally. From our regular 30 minute appointments, we developed a great mentorship relationship, and we still talk to this day.

Fun fact(s) about me: I am a French minor who has studied abroad in France twice now. I am also super into self-help activities like listening to Oprah’s podcasts, journaling, meditation, and yoga.

Activities: Alpha Chi Omega, Global Business Society, Retail You, UF Honors Program

Valentine Rendon

UCAP - Valentine Rendon

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Hometown: Naples, FL

Major: Marketing

Combined Degree: Master of International Business (MIB)

Internships: Arthrex (Corporate Communications Intern), Ideal Education Group (Global Sales Intern), LinkedIn (Global Sales Intern)

Favorite Courses: Consumer Behavior, Global Strategic Management, and Professional Selling

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? The Heavener International Case Competition for sure!

Fun fact(s) about me: I bungee jumped off a bridge in New Zealand

Activities: Florida Leadership Academy (FLA), UF International Case Team, Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT)


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Information Systems & Operations Management Team

Brooke Wierda

UCAP - Brooke Wierda

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Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Major: Information Systems, Economics

Internships: Amazon Web Services (Sales Intern)

Favorite Courses: Principles of Management, Business Case Analysis, Event Planning

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Studying in a study room late at night with some of my friends and then randomly breaking out loud music and having a dance session mid study session

Fun fact(s) about me: I love French fries but hate tater tots

Activities: Warrington Welcome, Club Beach Volleyball Team, Kappa Alpha Theta

Hannah Diskin

UCAP - Hannah Diskin

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Hometown: Tampa, FL

Major: Information Systems and Operations Management

Combined Degree: Master of Information Systems and Operations Management (MSISOM)

Internships: Intel (Business Operations Analyst) & Verizon (Cloud Automation)

Favorite Courses: Statistics for Business Decisions (QMB3250) & Plants, Gardens, and You (ORH1030)

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Finishing business finance

Fun fact(s) about me: I’ve climbed on top of the Sydney Harbor Bridge in Australia.

Activities: Enactus, AKPsi

Lucia Miguel

UCAP - Lucia Miguel

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Hometown: Miami, FL

Major: Information Systems & Operations Management

Internships: American Express (Digital Product Management Intern), PwC (Start IFS Intern)

Favorite Courses: International Business (GEB3373), Business Systems (ISM3254-3255), Beginning Chinese 1 (CHI1130)

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Studying with friends in the Heavener Commons and the study rooms!

Fun fact(s) about me: I have a twin and I’ve lived in 3 countries!

Activities: Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), Florida Leadership Academy (FLA), Alpha Kappa Psi

Marissa Magnelli

UCAP - Marissa Magnelli

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Hometown: Chicago, IL

Major: Information Systems & Operations Management

Combined Degree: Master of Information Systems & Operations Management (MSISOM, Data Science track)

Internships: Infotech (Data Science Intern, Salesforce Intern, Advanced Customer Support Intern, Customer Support Intern), GNF Marketing (Sales and Marketing Intern), Keep Alachua County Beautiful (Information Systems Intern), NBCUniversal GolfNow (Sales Technology Operations Intern), Eventplicity (Sales Operations Intern)

Favorite Courses: Programming for Business Analytics (ISM6251), Special Topics in Information Systems and Operations Management (QMB6930), The World to Come: Images of Climate Change (IDH3931)

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? I enjoyed studying with friends in the Heavener study rooms. You can’t beat coffee and good company.

Fun fact(s) about me: I love plants and currently take care of 18 succulents and cacti. I am studying data science and hope to work as a data scientist at a technology company. I went on tour to perform in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic with my orchestra.

Activities: Global Business Society, Global Gator Guides, Florida Business Leadership Society, Florida Leadership Academy

Natalie MacDougall

UCAP - Natalie MacDougall

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Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

Major: Information Systems & Operations Management

Combined Degree: Master of International Business (MIB)

Internships: KPMG (Technology Assurance Intern) Citi (Women in IT Intern) MacDougall Benefits (Benefits Coordinator Intern)

Favorite Courses: Advanced Systems Design, Intro to Public Speaking, Principles of Management

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Winning the Florida Leadership Academy Case Competition.

Fun fact(s) about me: I have Polish Citizenship and I speak the language.

Activities: Warrington Diplomats, Florida Leadership Academy (FLA), Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program (BUMP), Heavener Leadership Challenge (HLC), Global Business Society, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Polish Student Association, Habitat for Humanity


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General Business Team

Abby Moritz

UCAP - Abby Moritz

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Hometown: Ponte Vedra, FL

Major: General Business

Internships: Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (Contracts Intern), Ackerman Cancer Center (Community Relations Intern), Collins Aerospace/Raytheon Technologies (Contracts Intern)

Favorite Courses: Business Law, Principles of Microeconomics, Principle of Macroeconomics

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Being a part of the Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program (BUMP) as both a mentee and mentor.

Fun fact(s) about me: I am the president of my sorority!

Activities: Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program (BUMP), Florida Leadership Academy (FLA), Florida Blue Key

Virginia Howell

UCAP - Virginia Howell

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Hometown: Tampa, FL

Major: General Business

Internships: Wilson & Girgenti, LLC (Business Operations Intern) KPMG US (Advisory Intern)

Favorite Courses: Business Law, Economic Geography, Business Case Analysis

What’s your favorite memory from your time in Heavener? Competing in case competitions, both on the case team as well corporate ones. I have gained so much experience this way!

Fun fact(s) about me: I have been to almost all 50 states!
I am a really good Jeopardy player.
And I have been spearfishing!

Activities: Florida Cicerones, Student Government, UF International Case Team, TEDxUF