Governments as clients: event paves path toward business growth.

Governments as clients: event paves path toward business growth.

Hundreds of business owners recently learned how to grow their companies by doing business with Florida International University and Miami-Dade County. The Joint Vendor Outreach Event, held August 2 at the FIU Graham Center, brought together more than 200 local businesses with purchasing representatives from both entities. “Businesses often don’t realize the wide scope of […]

A conversation with…COB alum Jose Tomas, now in the top ranks at GM.

A conversation with…COB alum Jose Tomas, now in the top ranks at GM.

Two-time College of Business graduate Jose Tomas began his rise to human resource leadership working at Publix Super Markets in Miami. Over the next 20 years he held top-level positions in the healthcare, food service and transportation and logistics industries. On July 1, 2017 Tomas became the senior vice president of global human resources at […]

Mass transit in South Florida? FIU College of Business convenes a look at the future.

Mass transit in South Florida? FIU College of Business convenes a look at the future.

“You can’t talk about real estate without talking about transit,” said William Hardin, director of the Hollo School of Real Estate. “How you get there. How you don’t. How you sit for 30 minutes to travel three blocks. How it impacts the value of real estate.” Amidst a fast-changing urban landscape and increasing traffic nightmares, […]