Torch Award recognizes distinguished FIU College of Business alumni.

Torch Award recognizes distinguished FIU College of Business alumni.

Four College of Business alumni will be honored with the 17th annual Torch Award, given to leaders who exemplify the best of FIU and serve as an inspiration to all. This year’s FIU Business torchbearers are: Alumna of the Year Diane M. Faulconer (’74, MS ’74) Former nurse and healthcare executive, philanthropist   Entrepreneurial Leadership […]

College of Business students learned firsthand about the tough road to entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneur. Being your own boss. Independence. The words sound fabulous and easily roll off the tongue, but getting there isn’t a smooth road. In fact, four local entrepreneurs and FIU alumni told College of Business students, it’s a long-term work in progress. Representing businesses in the technology, office furniture, bakery and real estate industries, the […]

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 […]

Alumni Notes: February 2015

Lourdes De Los Santos (BAcc ’92) has joined Cherry Bekaert LLP as a tax partner specializing in the middle market. Guillermo Urbina (BBA ’03) has been promoted to deputy relationship manager at Wells Fargo. He is responsible for a portfolio of clients in the Caribbean region. Matthew J. Allen (MBA ’91), vice president and COO […]

Alumni Notes

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 […]