FIU College of Business

FIU Business alumni donate nearly $600K to improve students’ lives.

For Frank Gonzalez and Barbara Pestana Cartaya, investing in FIU College of Business students is an important way to give back. Thanks to their education and years of hard work, these FIU Business alumni rose from humble beginnings to great achievement. Along with their families, they believe that supporting today’s students is a promise to […]

College of Business mentoring program grows in numbers and influence.

College of Business mentoring program grows in numbers and influence.

Like other new graduates, Vanessa Ortiz (BA ’17) is reminiscing about her years at Florida International University (FIU). But for Ortiz, a marketing major who wants a career in the beauty industry, one of the most worthwhile FIU experiences happened outside the classroom. “Without a doubt, the mentoring opportunity I had through the College of […]

Alumni Notes: April 2015

Marquis Bank has promoted Jessica Nieves (BBA ’00) to assistant vice president, personal banker and lending assistant. She will be opening and managing accounts for four different banks and will be responsible for loan administration. Emery Sheer (BAcc ’77) has opened Sheer & Company, a CPA and business advisory firm in Coconut Grove. He was […]

New Women’s Alumni Council formed to support FIU’s College of Business.

In the quest to help women alumni grow professionally and engage with their alma mater, FIU’s College of Business has recently established the Business Women’s Alumni Council. “The focus is on networking and professional development,” said Yanyn San Luis, assistant director, alumni relations for the College of Business, who serves as liaison to the new […]

Five high-profile graduates join the College of Business’ Alumni Board.

FIU’s College of Business has added five South Florida business leaders to its Alumni Board, which aims to increase engagement between and college and its 47,000-plus graduates. The new Business Alumni Board members are: Yuni Navarro (BBA ‘99) – executive vice president of Human Resources at Ocean Bank Fidel Chacon (MIB ’03) –  business development […]

Mentors offer FIU Business students practical knowledge.

The college experience demands many transitions, moments where students need guidance and practical knowledge to achieve their ultimate goal – a college degree that will form their professional career. That’s where the College of Business’ mentoring program aims to make a mark. Through one-on-one relationships with students, mentors share career advice, industry-specific insights and real-world […]