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 […]

College of Business real estate alumni gather to explore zoning challenges.

College of Business real estate alumni gather to explore zoning challenges.

Zoning matters: FIU brings the experts together to chart the course of cities. Brought together by Florida International University’s REAAC (Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council), local officials, attorneys, architects, realtors, brokers and others exchanged insights into resolving complex zoning issues at a half-day seminar on zoning on September 14, 20106. The seminar, presented to a […]

Women alumni talk about advantages of the FIU MBA.

Women alumni talk about advantages of the FIU MBA.

Women executives — all Florida International University MBA alumni — shared their insights and experience at a panel discussion July 7, which took place at FIU Downtown on Brickell. “The discussion touched on community and empowerment, and the awareness of where that can take ambitious people,” said Ashley Capó, recruitment manager, professional and executive MBA programs […]

Alumni Notes Summer 2016

Alffredo Rossano (BBA ’02) Alffredo Rossano (BBA ’02) has been named vice president and corporate lender at BankUnited. He was previously first vice president at SunTrust. Thaymell Martin (BBA ’05) has been named senior vice president/brand business development manager. Martin’s previously served as senior vice president/ market manager at Total Bank. JeanCarlo Pallais (MSF ‘14), […]

Accounting society alumni return to FIU to celebrate and remember.

Accounting society alumni return to FIU to celebrate and remember.

Thirty years ago, a group of Florida International University accounting students came together to establish a chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the honor society for accounting, finance and information systems students. Several decades later, FIU warmly welcomed back over 100 of those who made Beta Alpha Psi part of their College of Business experience. The […]

FIU’s FBLA-PBL named Florida Chapter of the Year! Members capture state offices, other honors.

FIU’s FBLA-PBL named Florida Chapter of the Year! Members capture state offices, other honors.

Florida International University’s (FIU) chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) was named the Florida Chapter of the Year at the 66th annual Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference held March 17-20, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Fourteen members of the chapter attended the conference. The FIU chapter also captured five first-place […]

Business, love and a bright future were born at FIU’s MSIRE program.

Business, love and a bright future were born at FIU’s MSIRE program.

Business partnerships are often created among university colleagues. But for Lorenzo Perez Jr. (MS ’07) and Kristine Lubian Perez (MS ’08), real estate studies at Florida International University’s College of Business delivered a partnership that encompasses more than dollars and cents. They have both been active in the evolution of the Miami residential and commercial […]