Alumni Notes

Martin Cerda (BBA ’86), president and research director of Encuesta, Inc., has been appointed to the Dean’s Alumni Circle. Iliana B. Rodriguez (BS ’90) has been appointed to the Dean’s Alumni Circle. Currently, she is president and founder of IBR Consultants, Inc. Eric Toth (BBA ’94), Dean’s Alumni Circle member, is currently the vice president […]

Coping with challenging economic times: women leaders offer tips to their peers.

No one is saying that getting through our current economic situation will be easy. On the contrary, the consensus is that daunting challenges await us. On January 21, 2009, nearly forty women welcomed pragmatic suggestions from three savvy panelists presenting on the topic “Tough Economy, Smart Solutions.” The Commonwealth Institute (TCI), which holds monthly meetings […]

Alumni Notes

Miami Today featured Tony Argiz (BBA ’74) in its “The Achiever” profile the week of May 15, 2008. The two-page interview discussed his journey to the top of leading Miami CPA firm Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLP. The firm received the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s “2008 South Florida Good to Great Award” for […]

Alumni Notes

José Tillan (BBA ’90) received a Latin Grammy for being a producer of the best “Long Form Video:” Ricky Martin, MTV Unplugged. Shawn Pierce (MBA ’03) was hired as transactor/vice president, asset-backed finance, at Unicredit/Hypo-Vereinsbank Markets and Investment Banking in March, 2007. Pierce also was awarded a CFA charter in 2006. Cathy Pareto (EMBA ’06) […]

Chilean leader touches two audiences during his Miami stay.

During his distinguished career, Dr. José Piñera, Chile’s former minister of labor and social security, and architect of the Chile’s social security reform, has spoken one-on-one with international leaders—including U.S. presidents and top Latin American officials—about the Chilean model that revolutionized the state pension system and created personal retirement accounts (PRAs). Recently, he galvanized two […]

Executive MBA students pay ten-day visit to India.

Participants in the Executive MBA trip to India got to see one of the world’s most famous monuments: the Taj Mahal. Twenty-six students, 24 in the current Executive MBA cohort in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University and two Executive MBA alumni; Sumit Kundu, Ingersoll-Rand professor in international business and faculty director […]