Alumni Notes: Winter 2017

Alumni Notes: Winter 2017

Cristina di Mauro (BBA ’01) has been promoted to senior executive vice president at BankUnited. She is a member of the College of Business’ Dean’s Council. Biana Murnane (Bacc ’95, Macc ’01) has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer at BrightStar Credit Union. She began at the business in 1997 as a […]

Prominent FIU alums shared lessons learned, insights and successes with students.

Prominent FIU alums shared lessons learned, insights and successes with students.

Two high-profile College of Business graduates returned to FIU, sharing the importance of passion, determination and emotional intelligence–must-haves to stay ahead of the curve in the business world–with sales and marketing students. Michael Kappitt (BAAC ’92), president of Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and Eric Maldonado (BBA ’86), managing director of sales at information and analysis firm […]

Networking: beyond social media and email, a key to career success.

Networking: beyond social media and email, a key to career success.

In an increasingly complex business world, students know that building relationships is key to identifying and obtaining internships and jobs, as well as an important way to explore career options. Yet for many, networking – the most effective way to begin those relationships – remains a challenge. To help them build their skills, FIU College of […]

A commitment to service drives an FIU business student.

A commitment to service drives an FIU business student.

As someone who helped steer an immigrant family business through challenging times, Ralph L. Gazitua, President and CEO of Miami logistics firm WTDC, knows what it’s like to struggle for success. He hopes his story will inspire FIU students to reflect on their own experiences and values, and make community service a key component of […]

Alumni Notes

Alumni Notes: Fall 2016

City National Bank added Marcos Brito (BBA ’94) as senior corporate banking relationship manager. David Hollander (MST ’97), CPA, principal at Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra, was named vice-chairperson of Florida Atlantic University School of Accounting Advisory Council, which provides guidance to the school to prepare students for accounting careers. Patricia M. Siles (BAAC ’94; […]

More professionals step forward to mentor FIU business students.

More professionals step forward to mentor FIU business students.

The number of mentors for students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) grew by almost 20 percent for the 2016-17 academic year, as more professionals stepped forward to help students prepare for the business world. Jose Aldrich, acting dean of the college, shared this information as he welcomed mentors and students […]