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Business Advisory Council

Our Advisory Council is a link to the professional community and industry practices for our department. They provide input on relevance of the overall program of study and specific aspects of the curriculum in today's business landscape. They assist us in identifying specific competencies and skills students should possess to make the program more competitive and generate a better product. And they help assess the college's competitive environment by advising on strategies to not only recruit students to the major, but also to hire the faculty.

 

 

Accounting Advisory Council  

Our Advisory Council is a link to the professional community and industry practices for our department. They provide input on relevance of the overall program of study and specific aspects of the curriculum in today’s business landscape. They assist us in identifying specific competencies and skills students should possess to make the program more competitive and generate a better product. And they help assess the college’s competitive environment by advising on strategies to not only recruit students to the major, but also to hire the faculty.



Scott Batsch headshot   Scott Batsch
Managing Director of Tax Services
Grant Thornton LLP
Chelsea M. Carroll headshot   Chelsea M. Carroll
Audit Senior Manager
KPMG LLP
           
Gregory L. DeVino headshot   Gregory L. DeVino
Partner
RSM US LLP
    Anthony Glenn
Head of Jacksonville Office
Macquarie Global Services (USA)
           
Dwin Horne headshot   Dwin Horne CPA
Shareholder, Vice President
Ennis Pellum & Associates, CPAs
Thomas M. King headshot   Thomas M. King, CPA
Vice President and Market Leader
Accretive Solutions
           
Amy R. Kistka headshot   Amy R. Kistka
Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Rob Loverich headshot  

Rob Loverich, CPA
Managing Partner
Smoak, Davis & Nixon LLP

           
    Barbara Finke
BDO
    Michael W. Middleton
Partner
Assurance Services
Ernst & Young LLP
           
Jim Murphy headshot   Jim Murphy
Johnson Lambert LLP
Partner
    Peter Reynolds
Managing Partner
Pivot CPAs
           
James. L. Smith, Jr. headshot   James. L. Smith, Jr. CPA/PFS
Tax Partner
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
Mark J Shorstein headshot   Mark J Shorstein, CPA
Managing Partner
Shorstein & Shorstein PA
           

Economics Advisory Council 

Our Advisory Council is a link to the professional community and industry practices for our department. They provide input on relevance of the overall program of study and specific aspects of the curriculum in today’s business landscape. They assist us in identifying specific competencies and skills students should possess to make the program more competitive and generate a better product. In addition, they help assess the college’s competitive environment by advising on strategies to not only recruit students to the major, but also to hire the faculty.

 

 

Sarah Arteaga headshot   Sarah Arteaga 
Regional Economic Info Network Director
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Justin R. Damiano headshot   Justin R. Damiano 
Govt. & Reg. Affairs
Comcast NBC Universal
           
Daniel R. Gilham headshot   Daniel R. Gilham 
Financial Advisor at Forbes, 
Thompson and Gilham Wealth Management Group 
Wells Fargo Advisors
Rich Goeldner headshot   Rich Goeldner 
Executive Director
FairValue Advisors, LLC
           
John Gol headshot   John Gol 
Chief Financial Officer
Borland-Groover Clinic
Julie O’Meara headshot   Julie O’Meara 
Wealth Advisory Associate
Morgan Stanley
           
Justin Riddell headshot   Justin Riddell
Risk Analyst - Credit
The Energy Authority
earle traynham headshot   Earle Traynham, Ph.D.
Emeriti Professor of Economics
Former Provost
University of North Florida
           
Shane Wilson headshot   Shane Wilson 
Financial Advisor 
Merrill Lynch 
     
           

Finance Advisory Council  

Our Advisory Council is a link to the professional community and industry practices for our department. They provide input on relevance of the overall program of study and specific aspects of the curriculum in today’s business landscape. They assist us in identifying specific competencies and skills students should possess to make the program more competitive and generate a better product. And they help assess the college’s competitive environment by advising on strategies to not only recruit students to the major, but also to hire the faculty.

 

 

    Scott Coble
Lead Region President for Florida
Wells Fargo

    Sam Inman
CFO
Community First Credit Union
           
    Shannon Coles
Vice President, Strategic Business Development & Investments
TIAA Bank

    Chris Kalin
Senior VP - Relationship Manager
BBVA Compass Bank
           
    Kenneth Duong
Managing Partner
Merrill Lynch

    Kevin Leen, CFP
Onboarding Director, Client Services
Fidelity Investments
           
    Bryan Hipsher
Senior VP, Finance
Black Knight Financial Services

    David Warren
Director Customer Support
SS&C Advent
           
    Bridgett Horne
Vice President, Accounting
The CIT Group, LLC

    Mike Zaccardi
Assistant Portfolio Manager
The Energy Authority
           

Financial Planning Advisory Council 

Our Advisory Council is a link to the professional community and industry practices for our department. They provide input on relevance of the overall program of study and specific aspects of the curriculum in today’s business landscape. They assist us in identifying specific competencies and skills students should possess to make the program more competitive and generate a better product. And they help assess the college’s competitive environment by advising on strategies to not only recruit students to the major, but also to hire the faculty.

 

 

headshot of Dawn Alexander   Dawn Alexander, MBA
Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley 
headshot of Cheryl Canzanella   Cheryl Canzanella, LUTCF
Brokerage Director
MassMutual- Financial Design Associates
           
headshot of William Grub   William Grub
Managing Partner
New York Life Insurance 
headshot of Trevor Harkness   Trevor Harkness, CFP
Partner
Montoya & Associates
           
headshot of Larry Kirk   Larry Kirk 
Investment Advisor and Broker 
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. 
headshot of Dan Mahoney   Dan Mahoney 
Senior VP - Sales & Strategy 
Huntington Technology Finance
           
headshot of Jason Sanders   Jason Sanders, MBA 
Managing Director 
Principal Financial Group 
headshot of Jim Schless   Jim Schless, CFP 
District Advisor 
First Command Financial Services  
           
headshot of Kelley Shaw   Kelley Shaw
Client Executive
Hylant
    Scott Snider
Principal
Mellon Money Management
           
headshot of Tara Showalter   Tara Showalter, CFP. JD
Financial Advisor 
headshot of John F. Thompson   John F. Thompson, CIMA, CPWA
Managing Director | Investment Officer
Forbes, Thompson & Gilham Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
           
headshot of Catherine Tinder-Miller   Catherine Trinder-Miller
Financial Advisor
Raymond James
     
           

International Business Advisory Council

Our Advisory Council is a link to the professional community and industry practices for our program. These dedicated individuals provide input on relevance of our overall programs of study and specific aspects of the curricula in today’s global business landscape. They assist us in pinpointing specific competencies and skills students should possess to make the International Business Flagship Program more competitive and generate better informed, more interculturally aware graduates. Our members also help assess the college’s competitive environment by advising on strategies to not only recruit students to the major or degree programs, but also to identify internship and career opportunities.

 

 

Earle Traynham Headshot   Earle Traynham, Ph.D.
Emeriti Professor

Previous Provost

University of North Florida

John R. Duda Headshot   John R. Duda
Chairman and CEO

Summit Exercises and Training

           
Kerry Flack Headshot   Kerry Flack
Vice President

National Account Management

Allstate Benefits

Juan Sebastian Marentes Headshot  

Juan Sebastian Marentes

Manager

PGA Tour

           
Andrea Hartley Headshot   Andrea Hartley
Executive Director

GlobalJax, Inc.

Joffrey Heine Headshot   Joffrey Heine
Director, Operations Technology

APR Energy Company

           
tami mak headshot   Tami Mak
Vice President

T.Mak’s International Inc.

Jonathan Mann Headshot   Jonathan Mann
Sales Executive

Aon Risk Solutions

           
Karina Person Headshot   Karina Person
Senior Accountant

CIT Group

kristin culleton headshot  

Kristin Culleton

Vice President, CIB Central Management

Deutsche Bank

           
maria isabel montoya headshot  

Maria Isabel Montoya

Executive Director

MiAddvantage Global Marketing & Communication

Carsten Demuth headshot   Carsten Demuth
Founder/President
Demuth Capital
           
Alexis Vigil headshot  

Alexis Vigil

Owner

Outstanding Contract Management, LLC

     
           

Management Advisory Council

 

 

Christian Allard headshot   Christian Allard
Manager, Consumer and Patient Engagement
Baptist Health 
Bill Armstrong headshot   Bill Armstrong
Board Member
Energizer Holdings
           
Ernesto Garcia headshot  

Ernesto Garcia

Director of Process Engineering

Crowley Maritime

John Gol headshot   John Gol
Chief Financial Officer
Borland-Groover Clinic
           
Yogesh Kumar headshot   Yogesh Kumar 
Vice President - Analytics
Deutsche Bank
Joseph Maltese headshot   Joseph Maltese, CFP
JJM Financial Services, LLC
           
Terry Haber headshot  

Terry Haber

Managing Director

St. Onge Company

Craig Smith headshot   Craig Smith
Managing Partner
Alhambra Theatre
           
James Smith headshot   James Smith
Senior Director of Operations Optimization, Medicare
Florida Blue
Yannis Tialios headshot   Yannis Tialios
Managing Partner
Alexander Group International

Marketing Advisory Council 

The Marketing Advisory Council’s mission is to help provide highly qualified marketing graduates to regional employers. To this end, the MAC works directly with UNF faculty, advisors and students to provide valuable experiential learning—from informational interviews to internships. The MAC supports specific programs, such as the Honors in Marketing program. In addition, MAC members advise on the relevance of the overall marketing program of study and specific aspects of the curriculum in today’s business landscape.

 

 

Karen Bowling Headshot   Karen Bowling
Exec. Dir. Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
& UNF VP Employer Engagement
Jonathan Hanson Headshot   Jonathan Hanson
Director of Marketing
Community First Credit Union
           
Mary Pat Julias Headshot   Mary Pat Julias
President
Concepts in Focus, RD Team
Jackie Gonsalez Headshot   Jackie Gonsalez
VP, Business Development
Crowley Maritime Corporation
           
Casey Wagner Headshot   Casey Wagner
Director of Marketing
CSX
Nick Doyle headshot   Nick Doyle
CO-CEO
The Doyle Group
           
Elexia Coleman-Moss Headshot   Elexia Coleman-Moss
Founding Executive Director
Empowerment Resources, Inc.
Kristen Majdanics Headshot   Kristen Majdanics
SVP of Marketing
Firehouse Subs
           
Bryan Croft Headshot   Bryan Croft
CEO
HC Brands
Sara Leutzinger Pomposo Headshot   Sara Leutzinger Pomposo
Publisher and Market President
Jacksonville Business Journal
           
Adam Chaskin Headshot   Adam Chaskin
CEO
Jewish Community Alliance
Dina Kessler headshot   Dina Kessler
President
Kessler Creative
           
Alan Worley Headshot   Alan Worley
CEO
Money Pages
Nan Kavanaugh headshot   Nan Kavanaugh
Director of Communications and Marketing
Museum of Contemporary Art
           
    Kristen Benjamin
Vice President, Client Services
Robin Shepherd Group
    Frances Fisher
Jacksonville Chapter Chair
SCORE
           
Eric Bruder Headshot   Eric Bruder
VP, Marketing
UNF Marketing
Henry Ferris headshot   Henry Ferris
Director of Marketing
VENUS Fashion, Inc.
           
Greg Gutkowski headshot   Greg Gutkowski
Executive Member
    Peter Routsis
Executive Member
           

Transportation and Logistics Advisory Council 

Our Advisory Council is a link to the professional community and industry practices for our department. They provide input on relevance of the overall program of study and specific aspects of the curriculum in today’s business landscape. They assist us in identifying specific competencies and skills students should possess to make the program more competitive and create graduates better prepared for the career field. And they help assess the college’s competitive environment by advising on strategies to not only recruit students to the major, but also to hire the faculty. 

 

 

Kristen DeMarco headshot   Kristen DeMarco
Chief Commercial Officer
Jacksonville Port Authority
Leonard (Len) Fritz headshot   Leonard (Len) Fritz
Director, Business & Quality Operations
Blount Island Command, USMC
           
Ernesto Garcia headshot   Ernesto Garcia, PhD
Director Process Engineering
Crowley Maritime Corporation
Paul Hitchcock headshot   Paul Hitchcock
Senior Policy Advisor 
Holland & Knight LLP 
           
Ed Hutchinson headshot   Ed Hutchinson
Office of Transportation Data and Analytics Manager
Florida Department of Transportation
John Lucas headshot   John Lucas
Retired
FEC Railway 
           
    Alan Mosley, P.E., CEO
Mo2, LLC
Tim Nelson headshot   Tim Nelson
President and CEO
Shoreside Logistics
           
Tyler Newman headshot   Tyler Newman, CCIM
Senior Director
Industrial Brokerage Services
Cushman & Wakefield
Todd Pye headshot   Todd Pye
Vice President, Operations
Florida Rock & Tank Lines, Inc.
           
Rick Thomas headshot   Rick Thomas
Senior Vice President Business Development 
GEODIS
Kirk Williams headshot   Kirk Williams
Chairman of the Board
Proficient Auto Transport