Bartow Mayor Brian Donelson Hinton (BBA ’75) was featured in The Ledger, Polk County Business Journal. He currently is in the last six months of his three-year term as a city commissioner in Bartow, Florida. Hinton chaired the Bartow Chamber Committee of 100’s economic development group for years and serves on the Polk County’s Citizens Healthcare Oversight Committee. He’s a longtime member of the Bartow Kiwanis Club and an elder and treasurer for First Presbyterian Church. He also is vice chairman and treasurer of the LifePath hospice board, serves on the Good Shepherd Hospice Community Outreach Committee, and sits on the Bartow Chamber Education Committee. In 2005, the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce recognized Hinton with the George W. Harris Jr. Leadership Award. Earlier this year, City Hall honored him with the Spirit of Bartow Award.
Juan Aguerrebere (BBA ’89) has been appointed to the Professional Ethics Executive Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. This committee establishes ethical codes of conduct for the CPA profession.
Mario Nowogrodzki (BBA ’89, MBA ’91) is one of the nation’s most prominent Advanced QuickBooks professional advisors; she owns the top firm in QuickBooks Enterprise Solution Provider program and is a member of the Intuit Accountants Speakers Bureau.
Liz Consuegra (BBA ’97) has joined Fowler White Burnett in Miami as a shareholder. Previously, she was with Berger Singerman.
Demian Bellumio’s (BBA ’00) company Cyloop.com, formerly ELHood.com, was featured recently on the front page of the Miami Herald. The article disclosed Cyloop’s partnership with Telefónica in Spain.