Alumni Notes

TotalBank has named Daniel Diaz (MBA ’90) senior vice president and branch manager of the Bird Road branch. He is to be responsible for coordinating, managing, and overseeing all banking operations. Diaz was most recently a commercial real estate lender at Premier American Bank. Microsoft MSN and Internet music community Cyloop have teamed up in […]

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Justo L. Pozo (BA ’80), president of Preferred Care Partners Inc., has been elected to the board of directors of the Florida International University Foundation. Maria M. Yip (BACC ’91), executive director of the Miami office of Daylight Forensic and Advisory, has joined the School of Accounting Advisory Board. Yip is a certified public accountant […]

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Prospero G. Herrera II (BBA ’84) has joined North Shore Medical Center’s Governing Board. Herrera also is director of support services at Miami-Dade College’s North Campus. The Public Health Trust has elected Angel Medina Jr. (BBA ’92) as treasurer. Medina is president of Regions Bank Southeast Florida. Liz Consuegra (BBA ’97) has joined law firm […]

College hosts eighth and best-yet Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame Ceremony.

SunTrust Bank President, Miami-Dade County, Nicholas Bustle; College of Business Administration Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam; Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame Inductee (Founder) Margarita Gonzalez (BBA ’06), president and CFO of AccuBANKER, and Rolando Gonzalez, Margarita’s husband and business partner The eighth annual Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame (EHOF) Induction Ceremony and Luncheon on May 16, 2007, […]

Alumni Notes

Logistics infrastructure company WTDC has promoted Sean P. Gazitúa (BBA ’04) to director of logistics. Demian Bellumio (BBA ’00) was featured in the “Business” section of The Miami Herald this month. His company, Hoodiny Entertainment Group, offers complete artist catalogs online and develops web sites for top artists like Pitbull and Ricky Martin. His newest […]

Alumni Circle demonstrates engagement at its best.

The Dean’s Alumni Circle—now in its fourth year—not only has adopted and sponsored the Recruiter’s Lounge in the college’s new building complex (a combined pledge of $25K), but it has broken into sub-committees to do some critical hands-on work for various college constituents—students, faculty, alumni and members of the business community. Monique Catoggio “Among the […]

Alumni Circle makes significant contribution to building campaign and more.

When the new business building complex opens later this year, so will the state-of-the-art Alumni Circle Recruiters’ Lounge. Designed specifically with recruiting activities in mind, it will feature a modern conference area plus individual interview rooms where hiring companies can interview students hoping to qualify as prospective employees. “By supporting the new Recruiters’ Lounge, the […]

Alumni Notes

F. Antonio Puente (BBA ’92) has joined Fairchild Partners as senior vice president for commercial sales and leasing. Rick Escudero (BA ’92), former Alumni Circle member, and his wife, Ale, are happy to announce the birth of their son Matthew Evan. Mattie was born Wednesday, October 4, 2006, at South Miami Hospital. He weighed 6 […]

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Rene M. Cibran (BBA ’80) is a princor registered representative and financial advisor for Principal Financial Group. He has sixteen years’ experience in the financial services industry, and it is his twelfth year as an investment adviser representative. Elena Stetsenko (BBA ’80) was promoted to controller at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. […]

Alumni Circle launches survey to assess readiness of undergraduate business students as observed by recruiters.

The college’s Alumni Circle has been working during the last few months to develop a survey that will ask recruiters to evaluate the “business readiness” of the college’s undergraduate students. The Circle was given this project by Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam and Associate Dean Clifford Perry in order to complement the college’s Assurance of […]