Alumni Staying Power
One of the most significant contributions to the region is the alumni who live in the Jacksonville area. The graduates who remain here to pursue their careers comprise a large, well-educated segment of the professional workforce. Alumni of the University have gone on to hold prestigious positions within the surrounding community, including Sheriff of Jacksonville, Director of Community Nutrition Services for the Duval County Health Department, President of Flagler College in St. Augustine, and President of Columbia College in Jacksonville.
| Table 4: Jacksonville Area Alumni by Geographic Area, Graduation Dates 2002-2005
|St. Johns County
|Total Alumni Living in Jacksonville MSA
|Source: Alumni Association, UNF Foundation
With 32,109 recent alumni living in the Jacksonville MSA, and assuming the average family has 1.5 children and two parents, this means that more than 112,380 Jacksonville area residents could have direct or family ties to UNF.
Of the alumni who graduated between 2002 and 2005, there are 16,096 alumni living outside of Northeast Florida. These alumni provide a link not only to UNF, but also to Jacksonville. They spread the reputation of the college and the region throughout the United States, as well as internationally.
Anna L. Brosche, BBA ’93 MaCC ‘95
Anna L. Brosche is one of four partners in the CPA firm of Ennis, Pellum, & Associates of Jacksonville and is the Chief Operating Officer.
Philip Mobley, BS ‘75
Philip Mobley is the Director of Information Technology for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida. He is also committed to helping youth, and began a summer night basketball league and works with Northside Community Involvement, Inc. and the Jacksonville Urban League.
Dr. Shyam Paryani, MHA ‘02
Dr. Paryani is director of Florida & Georgia Radiation Oncology Group, one of the region’s largest medical organizations. He is also chairman of the board of OnCURE Medical Corp and Baptist Health Foundation.
Lisa Beatty, BA ‘89
Lisa Beatty is a Vice President with St. John & Partners Advertising and Public Relations. She is also president of the Jacksonville chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.