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 […]
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Power Up! Women business leaders to meet for a new recharging summit in May.
Empowering business women is the key objective of Power Up, a summit to be held for the first time on Friday, May 27, 2016. Women leaders from South Florida will gather for a half-day seminar on leadership, entrepreneurship, health and financial wellness. This Power Up summit is the first event presented by the Women’s Alumni […]
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 […]
FIU Business alumni entrepreneurs to share insights at 2015 Hall of Fame panel.
What’s the best way to start or grow a business? Do you need guidance in dealing with challenges that may arise? Four local entrepreneurs will share their stories of success and the lessons learned on their path to business leadership as part of the FIU College of Business’ 2015 Hall of Fame events. This second […]
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 […]
Portraits of Uncommon Thinkers: Misha Kuryla-Gomez
Cashed-strapped with a young child, Misha turned her love of baking into a tasty business. View Misha’s story. View other portraits of Uncommon Thinkers.
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 […]