FLA Advisory Board


MICHAEL CIZEK

Chief of Staff

Major(s): Marketing, MIB

Minor(s): Leadership

Involvement: Graduate Hall Director for Infinity Hall, Mr. Two Bits, Preview Staff 2015, Navigators

Interests/ Hobbies:Cracking eggs and jokes, building business plans and friendships, and exploring ideas and new places with my family.

Internships/ Study Abroad: CSX 2017, Fisher Investments 2016

Fun Fact: I was once Mr. Two Bits at a football game. Crazy part? I tried and failed to do a backflip in front of the entire Swamp. Whoops.

ANNA KELLY

director of civic engagement 

Major(s): Marketing   Minor(s):Communication Studies Involvement: Heavener International Case Competition (Director of Case Logistics), Heavener International Case Competition Team, Warrington Diplomats, Best Buddies Interests/ Hobbies: Travel, Community Service, Dance Internships/ Study Abroad: Gartner Account Executive Internship, Study abroad through UF in Rome Fun Fact: I'm a tap dancer, and my tap troupe performed in Gator Growl my freshman year!

Major(s): Marketing  

Minor(s):Communication Studies

Involvement: Heavener International Case Competition (Director of Case Logistics), Heavener International Case Competition Team, Warrington Diplomats, Best Buddies

Interests/ Hobbies: Travel, Community Service, Dance

Internships/ Study Abroad: Gartner Account Executive Internship, Study abroad through UF in Rome

Fun Fact: I'm a tap dancer, and my tap troupe performed in Gator Growl my freshman year!

Simone benscher

Director of Alumni Relations

Major(s): ISOM (combined degree) Minor(s): N/A Involvement: FLA, Case Team, Cicerones Interests/ Hobbies: rock climbing, TED talks, painting, trying new food with good friends Internships/ Study Abroad: Skyship Services (business development), Sparks (marketing strategy), Protiviti (technology consulting), this summer: Samsung (global business development and strategic positioning) Fun Fact: I've flown a blimp!

Major(s): ISOM (combined degree)

Minor(s): N/A

Involvement: FLA, Case Team, Cicerones

Interests/ Hobbies: rock climbing, TED talks, painting, trying new food with good friends

Internships/ Study Abroad: Skyship Services (business development), Sparks (marketing strategy), Protiviti (technology consulting), this summer: Samsung (global business development and strategic positioning)

Fun Fact: I've flown a blimp!

MADELINE SEGAL

director of networking

Major(s): Management  Minor(s): Information Systems, Leadership Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, HLC Interests/ Hobbies: Traveling, Baking, Working out, Hanging out with friends, and Dogs Internships/ Study Abroad: FedEx Services Marketing/Communications Intern-Dallas, Texas UF in Dublin-ASL Airlines Travel and Ground Operations Intern Fun Fact: I can hula hoop for over 30 minutes

Major(s): Management 

Minor(s): Information Systems, Leadership

Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, HLC

Interests/ Hobbies: Traveling, Baking, Working out, Hanging out with friends, and Dogs

Internships/ Study Abroad: FedEx Services Marketing/Communications Intern-Dallas, Texas
UF in Dublin-ASL Airlines Travel and Ground Operations Intern

Fun Fact: I can hula hoop for over 30 minutes

DELANEY NORIS

director of recruitment

Major(s): Accounting  Involvement: FLA, Business Ethics Ambassadors, Alpha Delta Pi  Interests/ Hobbies: tennis, working out, movies, college football  Internships/ Study Abroad :Intern at Wall Titus, LLC during Summer 2017  Fun Fact: I went paragliding this past summer in Switzerland! 

Major(s): Accounting 

Involvement: FLA, Business Ethics Ambassadors, Alpha Delta Pi 

Interests/ Hobbies: tennis, working out, movies, college football 

Internships/ Study Abroad :Intern at Wall Titus, LLC during Summer 2017 

Fun Fact: I went paragliding this past summer in Switzerland! 

 

Robert Blaine

Major(s): Finance Minor(s): Accounting Involvement: Alpha Kappa Psi, CAP Mentors, Masters of International Business Interests/ Hobbies: Music, Basketball, Traveling Internships/ Study Abroad: Financial Intern with Jim Thompson in Bangkok, Thailand; Investment Analyst Intern with Independent Strategic Research in London, UK Fun Fact: I've visited 23 countries

Major(s): Finance

Minor(s): Accounting

Involvement: Alpha Kappa Psi, CAP Mentors, Masters of International Business

Interests/ Hobbies: Music, Basketball, Traveling

Internships/ Study Abroad: Financial Intern with Jim Thompson in Bangkok, Thailand; Investment Analyst Intern with Independent Strategic Research in London, UK

Fun Fact: I've visited 23 countries

 

Sloan Bochman

Connor Boles

Major(s): Finance; Masters in International Business Minor(s):Communication studies Involvement: International Case Team, Heavener International Case Competition, Brown Center for Leadership and Service Interests/ Hobbies: Piano, Traveling,  Internships/ Study Abroad: Verizon, Visualbox, Studied Abroad in Madrid Fun Fact:The first time I left North America was a 33 hour trip to NZ, quite the introduction to international flights. 

Major(s): Finance; Masters in International Business

Minor(s):Communication studies

Involvement: International Case Team, Heavener International Case Competition, Brown Center for Leadership and Service

Interests/ Hobbies: Piano, Traveling, 

Internships/ Study Abroad: Verizon, Visualbox, Studied Abroad in Madrid

Fun Fact:The first time I left North America was a 33 hour trip to NZ, quite the introduction to international flights. 

 

Kendall Bopp

Major(s): Finance Minor(s): N/A Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program, International Business TA, Legal Environment of Business TA, Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, Dance Marathon, Freshman Business Leadership Symposium Interests/ Hobbies: CrossFit and traveling Internships/ Study Abroad: Multi-country Study Abroad Program in Spain, France, Switzerland, Italy and Greece. Fun Fact: I spoke on Capitol Hill and was a student delegate at congressional conferences with former Vice President Joe Biden and members of President Obama’s Cabinet.

Major(s): Finance

Minor(s): N/A

Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program, International Business TA, Legal Environment of Business TA, Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, Dance Marathon, Freshman Business Leadership Symposium

Interests/ Hobbies: CrossFit and traveling

Internships/ Study Abroad: Multi-country Study Abroad Program in Spain, France, Switzerland, Italy and Greece.

Fun Fact: I spoke on Capitol Hill and was a student delegate at congressional conferences with former Vice President Joe Biden and members of President Obama’s Cabinet.

celine chan

 

Jake dees

Major(s): Management  Minor(s): Entrepreneurship  Involvement: Heavener International Case Competition Team, Florida Wealth Management Association, Tau Kappa Epsilon  Interests/ Hobbies: Weight lifting, boating, Gator football  Internships/ Study Abroad: Study abroad in London, internships at Hubbox (London), and Fisher Investments  Fun Fact:I have driven across the U.S. (alone), coast to coast, 3 times.  

Major(s): Management 

Minor(s): Entrepreneurship 

Involvement: Heavener International Case Competition Team, Florida Wealth Management Association, Tau Kappa Epsilon 

Interests/ Hobbies: Weight lifting, boating, Gator football 

Internships/ Study Abroad: Study abroad in London, internships at Hubbox (London), and Fisher Investments 

Fun Fact:I have driven across the U.S. (alone), coast to coast, 3 times.  

mateo galvis

Major(s): Master of International Business Minor(s): N/A Involvement: FLA Advisory Board Interests/ Hobbies: Eating, Connecting Flights, Passive Stock Investing, Retired Triathlete Internships/ Study Abroad: Groupe GMD - Lyon, France (Summer 2016), Gartner UK - Greater London (Summer 2017) Fun Fact: I always overthink fun facts to hit the perfect cool/chill ratio. 

Major(s): Master of International Business

Minor(s): N/A

Involvement: FLA Advisory Board

Interests/ Hobbies: Eating, Connecting Flights, Passive Stock Investing, Retired Triathlete

Internships/ Study Abroad: Groupe GMD - Lyon, France (Summer 2016), Gartner UK - Greater London (Summer 2017)

Fun Fact: I always overthink fun facts to hit the perfect cool/chill ratio. 

 

gretchen gutierrez

Major(s): Finance Minor(s): N/A Involvement: FLA, BUMP, Delta Sigma Pi, INROADS, Sailing Team, Florida Alternative Breaks, Junior Achievement, Heavener Case Analysis Course, WCBA Student Assistant Interests/ Hobbies: Sailing, Hiking, Reading Internships/ Study Abroad: City of Orlando, SK Advisors, LLC, United Technologies Corporation, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.  Fun Fact: I was a Rotary Youth Exchange Student in Lemvig, Denmark.

Major(s): Finance

Minor(s): N/A

Involvement: FLA, BUMP, Delta Sigma Pi, INROADS, Sailing Team, Florida Alternative Breaks, Junior Achievement, Heavener Case Analysis Course, WCBA Student Assistant

Interests/ Hobbies: Sailing, Hiking, Reading

Internships/ Study Abroad: City of Orlando, SK Advisors, LLC, United Technologies Corporation, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. 

Fun Fact: I was a Rotary Youth Exchange Student in Lemvig, Denmark.

arie hariton

Major(s): Finance Minor(s): N/A Involvement: Fundraising Overall Director for Dance Marathon at UF, UF Reitz Scholars, CAP Mentors, Florida Blue Key, Lambda Chi Alpha, Business Ethics Ambassadors Interests/ Hobbies: Soccer, Technology, Travel Internships/ Study Abroad: Technology Investment Banking with Wells Fargo Securities, Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney Fun Fact: I've stepped foot on all 7 continents.

Major(s): Finance

Minor(s): N/A

Involvement: Fundraising Overall Director for Dance Marathon at UF, UF Reitz Scholars, CAP Mentors, Florida Blue Key, Lambda Chi Alpha, Business Ethics Ambassadors

Interests/ Hobbies: Soccer, Technology, Travel

Internships/ Study Abroad: Technology Investment Banking with Wells Fargo Securities, Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney

Fun Fact: I've stepped foot on all 7 continents.

 

cassie kasmirski

Major(s): Marketing Minor(s): N/A Involvement: Florida Blue Key, Panhellenic Council Executive Board, Homecoming and Gator Growl, Student Government Senaten Interests/ Hobbies: Going to the beach, cooking for others, spending time with loved ones Internships/ Study Abroad: Category Management Internship with Kellogg's in Chicago Fun Fact: I was born in Minnesota!r

Major(s): Marketing

Minor(s): N/A

Involvement: Florida Blue Key, Panhellenic Council Executive Board, Homecoming and Gator Growl, Student Government Senaten

Interests/ Hobbies: Going to the beach, cooking for others, spending time with loved ones

Internships/ Study Abroad: Category Management Internship with Kellogg's in Chicago

Fun Fact: I was born in Minnesota!r

anna king

 

Michelle kunz

Major(s): Marketing Minor(s): Retail Leadership & Mass Communications Involvement: Career and Academic Peer Mentor Interests/ Hobbies: Photography, Fashion, Trend Forecasting, Branding, Discovering New Music, Dancing, Quoting Movies, Eating Internships/ Study Abroad: Study Abroad: Oslo, Norway Intercultural Management: A Scandinavian Perspective & UF in London Internships: Sales Intern at Global Brands Group (NYC) & Press Intern at Reiss (London) Fun Fact: During my internship with Reiss this past summer in London, my boss let me keep a dress shirt worn in a photo shoot by world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua. 

Major(s): Marketing

Minor(s): Retail Leadership & Mass Communications

Involvement: Career and Academic Peer Mentor

Interests/ Hobbies: Photography, Fashion, Trend Forecasting, Branding, Discovering New Music, Dancing, Quoting Movies, Eating

Internships/ Study Abroad: Study Abroad: Oslo, Norway Intercultural Management: A Scandinavian Perspective & UF in London
Internships: Sales Intern at Global Brands Group (NYC) & Press Intern at Reiss (London)

Fun Fact: During my internship with Reiss this past summer in London, my boss let me keep a dress shirt worn in a photo shoot by world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua. 

sochima mbadugha

 

garrett mulholland

bianca munoz

Major(s): Management/MIB Minor(s): Information Systems/Spanish Involvement: FLA, CAPs, Chi Alpha Interests/ Hobbies: Dancing, Cooking, and Animals  Internships/ Study Abroad: Internship at Breakers Hotel/ Summer Study Abroad in Madrid, Spain Fun Fact: I am a certified ballroom dance instructor/former competitor! 

Major(s): Management/MIB

Minor(s): Information Systems/Spanish

Involvement: FLA, CAPs, Chi Alpha

Interests/ Hobbies: Dancing, Cooking, and Animals 

Internships/ Study Abroad: Internship at Breakers Hotel/ Summer Study Abroad in Madrid, Spain

Fun Fact: I am a certified ballroom dance instructor/former competitor! 

 

mireya orozco

Major(s): Finance Minor(s): Mass Communications Involvement: Swamp Records, Student Government Productions, Changeville Interests/ Hobbies: Discovering new music, attending concerts, going to museums, shopping Internships/ Study Abroad: Live Nation and Superfly Fun Fact: I'm double jointed in all of my fingers

Major(s): Finance

Minor(s): Mass Communications

Involvement: Swamp Records, Student Government Productions, Changeville

Interests/ Hobbies: Discovering new music, attending concerts, going to museums, shopping

Internships/ Study Abroad: Live Nation and Superfly

Fun Fact: I'm double jointed in all of my fingers

pedro Otatora

Major(s): Economics Minor(s): N/A Involvement: Current: UF Election Sciences Working Group Previous: Treasurer- Model UN, FLA mentor, Director of Research- Chomp the Vote Interests/ Hobbies: Music, tennis, basketball, reading, coding, AI Internships/ Study Abroad: Junior summer- Google, Sophomore summer- Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Freshman summer- City of Miami Beach Fun Fact: I absolutely cannot live without Chipotle

Major(s): Economics

Minor(s): N/A

Involvement: Current: UF Election Sciences Working Group Previous: Treasurer- Model UN, FLA mentor, Director of Research- Chomp the Vote

Interests/ Hobbies: Music, tennis, basketball, reading, coding, AI

Internships/ Study Abroad: Junior summer- Google, Sophomore summer- Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Freshman summer- City of Miami Beach

Fun Fact: I absolutely cannot live without Chipotle

 

kendall rivera

Major(s): Accounting Minor(s): N/A Involvement: Warrington Diplomats (Aug2016-May2017), Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program (January 2015-May2017), Florida Leadership Academy(August 2016-Present), & Delta Delta Delta Sorority (August 2014-Present) Interests/ Hobbies: Health & wellness, fitness, and photography   Internships/ Study Abroad:Accounting internship with Ernst & Young in Tampa (summer 2017) Fun Fact: I have a food Instagram 

Major(s): Accounting

Minor(s): N/A

Involvement: Warrington Diplomats (Aug2016-May2017), Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program (January 2015-May2017), Florida Leadership Academy(August 2016-Present), & Delta Delta Delta Sorority (August 2014-Present)

Interests/ Hobbies: Health & wellness, fitness, and photography  

Internships/ Study Abroad:Accounting internship with Ernst & Young in Tampa (summer 2017)

Fun Fact: I have a food Instagram 

Krupa shah

 

rachel sherman

Major(s): Marketing Minor(s): Dance Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, Enactus Project Manager, Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program Mentor, Heavener Leadership Challenge Mentor, Floridance Community Service Chair, Assemble Ballet Company President, and Principles of Marketing Teaching Assistant Interests/ Hobbies: I enjoy attending concerts with friends and dancing any style!  Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in Dublin Study Abroad Program, Griffith College, Dublin, Ireland Marketing and Public Relations Intern at UF College of the Arts Marketing Intern at Dance Theatre of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland Fun Fact: I have no siblings or cousins!

Major(s): Marketing

Minor(s): Dance

Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, Enactus Project Manager, Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program Mentor, Heavener Leadership Challenge Mentor, Floridance Community Service Chair, Assemble Ballet Company President, and Principles of Marketing Teaching Assistant

Interests/ Hobbies: I enjoy attending concerts with friends and dancing any style! 

Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in Dublin Study Abroad Program, Griffith College, Dublin, Ireland
Marketing and Public Relations Intern at UF College of the Arts
Marketing Intern at Dance Theatre of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Fun Fact: I have no siblings or cousins!