FIU Business alumni shared lessons and challenges in diversity.

FIU Business alumni shared lessons and challenges in diversity.

The challenges and opportunities presented by issues of diversity and inclusion are an increasingly important part of business’ growth strategy. For many businesses, ranging from global ventures to small businesses, creating new initiatives and enhancing existing programs is a top priority. As the topic commands greater attention, FIU Business brought together a group of human […]

Marakas family gift supports a new level of doctoral student collaboration at FIU Business.

Marakas family gift supports a new level of doctoral student collaboration at FIU Business.

Since his days as a doctoral student at FIU, George Marakas has seen magic happen when doctoral students from different disciplines get together: innovative scholarship, new ideas, and, in a nod to the Beatles, a “Lennon and McCartney” kind of creative energy. And, from his own experience, Marakas knows that these students benefit when they […]

Alumnus Conor Flynn finds the road to success through intuition, networking, and heart.

Alumnus Conor Flynn finds the road to success through intuition, networking, and heart.

In finding his way to success in South Florida, Conor Flynn has followed what he considers the most reliable guides: his heart and intuition. The FIU alumnus, who received his Master of Business Administration in 2010, is deeply committed to public service and advocating for those in need. He volunteers with The Education Fund, which […]

College of Business mentoring program grows, changes lives.

College of Business mentoring program grows, changes lives.

As she approached graduation, FIU Business student Benjamine Etienne realized she didn’t know a lot of people in her chosen field of wealth management. She joined the college’s mentor program, she said, because “I thought this would be a good place to start building connections.” At the October 12, 2017 breakfast kickoff for the 2017-18 […]

Alumni Notes: Fall 2017

Alumni Notes: Fall 2017

Maria C. Alonso (MBA ‘91) was named president and chief executive officer of the United Way of Miami-Dade. She was previously senior vice president and Miami market manager at Bank of America. Felipe Inoa (MS ’07) has started a new job as head of information technology for the Americas at TMF Group, which provides financial […]

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 […]