Alumni Notes: May-June 2015

Avionica has promoted Simone Segredo (BA ’92) to vice president of finance and head of human resources. Before her promotion, Segredo, a CPA, was a controller and director of finance. Curve Commercial has named Sandra Perez (BBA ’94) vice president of marketing and business development. Previously, Perez was vice president…

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Tech Group board, Spring 2015 (left to right): Alejandro Porras, Jeremias Cuadra, Monica Nunez, Marcela Ruiz-Paiz, Miguel Angel Mesa, Anthony Torres.

Tech Group events offer students big advantages in career search.

Tech Group will be presenting a powerhouse of programs for the upcoming academic year at Florida International University (FIU), according to Tech Group president Alejandro Porras. This vibrant new group is a chapter within ALPFA at FIU, one of the student organizations in the College of Business. “Students who have…



Doing business in Cuba: Don’t forget opportunity costs

The continuing and growing chatter on doing business in Cuba is reaching epic proportions. It has become the “flavor of the month” (and will continue to be) among entrepreneurs, investors, exporters, importers, financiers and U.S. multinational companies. It is understandable. After 56 years of isolation from American commercial relations, the…

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Volunteering in Nigeria: Reflections

“I hope you will judge yourselves not on your professional accomplishments alone, but also on how well you have addressed the world’s deepest inequities, on how well you treated people a world away who have nothing in common with you but their humanity.”—Bill Gates As I near the end of…