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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. 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.



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. JP
President 
Bold New City Financial  




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.

 

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 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 Yannis Tialios
Managing Partner
Alexander Group International
       

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

 

Career Management Center 

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.