Cecilia Duran Simmons (BBA ’86) is practicing commercial litigation at Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
Jermaine A. Lee (BBA ’96) has been added as an associate to Bilzin, Sumberg, Baena, Price & Axelrod. Previously, Lee was an associate at Shook Hardy & Bacon.
Micheal Houser (EMBA ’98) is director of Studio Initiatives Entertainment Imaging for Eastman Kodak Company. Houser has worked for Kodak for eighteen years. A recent project included Kodak and Universal Pictures partnering to promote The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on July 12, 2008.
Arturo Neto (MSF ’98, BBA ’93), CEO of Neto Financial Group, Inc., has been selected by Goldline Research as one of “The Most Dependable™ Wealth Managers of The Southeast United States” for 2008. The list is published in the September 29, 2008 issue of Forbes magazine.
Zameer Upadhya (BACC ’03), co-founder and CEO of BabySpot, was featured in Hispanic Entrepreneur for the launch of the beta version of BabySpot Latino, a social networking site for Latino parents and their families. The company also debuted on the #1 Hispanic morning show, Univision’s Despierta America in September.
Shirley Lowe (IMBA ’06) has joined New England Financial (NEF)-Miami. She founded the first women’s group at NEF-Miami, The Women’s Financial Network. Lowe is a member of Women’s Movement Now (WMN) and volunteers for Junior Achievement at Palmetto Senior High School, where she has been teaching entrepreneurship and leadership to seniors since 2007.