FLA Advisory Board


Jade Mulvaney

Chief of Staff

Major(s): Marketing, Masters in ISOM

Minor(s): Retail

Involvement: CAP Mentor, Warrington Welcome Peer Leader, WCBA Dean Search Committee

Interests/ Hobbies: Fashion, technology, food, real estate/HGTV, and spending time with my family and friends.

Internships/ Study Abroad: Nielsen, Northrop Grumman, Wells Fargo, and Pink Narcissus

Fun Fact: President Barack Obama follows me on Twitter. (Chick-Fil-A does, too.)

EESHA DOSHI

director of civic engagement 

Major(s): Finance, MAIB    Minor(s): Classics Involvement: CAPS, Warrington Welcome Interests/ Hobbies: Reading, Traveling, Sustainability Internships/ Study Abroad: Verizon - FP&A and Financial Operations Fun Fact: I backpacked through Bolivia and Chile!

Major(s): Finance, MAIB   

Minor(s): Classics

Involvement: CAPS, Warrington Welcome

Interests/ Hobbies: Reading, Traveling, Sustainability

Internships/ Study Abroad: Verizon - FP&A and Financial Operations

Fun Fact: I backpacked through Bolivia and Chile!

SHERMAN WILHELm

Director of Alumni Relations

Major(s): Economics, Statistics    Minor(s): Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences Involvement: CAP Mentor, Cicerones, Heavener International Case Team, Economics TA, UF BCM Interests/ Hobbies: Movies, Gator Athletics, Hammocking, Hiking, Disc Golf/ Ultimate Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in Salzburg, interned at Symptoma and Nielsen Fun Fact: I once was lost in the woods on a hiking trip with some friends and couldn't find water for 3 days. It's a great story, you should ask me about it sometime.

Major(s): Economics, Statistics   

Minor(s): Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences

Involvement: CAP Mentor, Cicerones, Heavener International Case Team, Economics TA, UF BCM

Interests/ Hobbies: Movies, Gator Athletics, Hammocking, Hiking, Disc Golf/ Ultimate

Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in Salzburg, interned at Symptoma and Nielsen

Fun Fact: I once was lost in the woods on a hiking trip with some friends and couldn't find water for 3 days. It's a great story, you should ask me about it sometime.

HANNAH OLMSTEAD

director of networking

Major(s): Finance    Minor(s): Entrepreneurship Involvement: CAP Mentors, Warrington Diplomats, Warrington Welcome Peer Leader, Heavener International Case Competition, Tri Delta Interests/ Hobbies: Traveling, Fashion, Food, Boating, Football Internships/ Study Abroad: SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, UF in Madrid Fun Fact: I've climbed The Great Wall of Chin

Major(s): Finance   

Minor(s): Entrepreneurship

Involvement: CAP Mentors, Warrington Diplomats, Warrington Welcome Peer Leader, Heavener International Case Competition, Tri Delta

Interests/ Hobbies: Traveling, Fashion, Food, Boating, Football

Internships/ Study Abroad: SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, UF in Madrid

Fun Fact: I've climbed The Great Wall of Chin

SARAH WINTER

director of recruitment

Major(s): Economics, Finance and MAIB Involvement: TEDxUF, Heavener International Case Competition Team, Gator Wesley, Economics TA Interests/ Hobbies: Movie Trivia, Coffee Connoisseur, European Politics Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in Salzburg; Interned on Capitol Hill with Rep. Casto

Major(s): Economics, Finance and MAIB

Involvement: TEDxUF, Heavener International Case Competition Team, Gator Wesley, Economics TA

Interests/ Hobbies: Movie Trivia, Coffee Connoisseur, European Politics

Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in Salzburg; Interned on Capitol Hill with Rep. Casto

 

ADRIELLE CONNOR

Major(s): Marketing Minor(s): Entrepreneurship Involvement: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc- Financial Secretary, First Year Florida Peer Leader, Cicerones, Pace Volunteer, Resident Assistant Interests/ Hobbies: #ShondaThursdays, finding fun places to eat in Gainesville, spending time with friends; I have a passion for mentoring and bettering my community Internships/ Study Abroad: Target Executive Internship, Summer for Undergraduates at Florida State Law Fun Fact: I cheered from 2nd grade through high school!

Major(s): Marketing

Minor(s): Entrepreneurship

Involvement: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc- Financial Secretary, First Year Florida Peer Leader, Cicerones, Pace Volunteer, Resident Assistant

Interests/ Hobbies: #ShondaThursdays, finding fun places to eat in Gainesville, spending time with friends; I have a passion for mentoring and bettering my community

Internships/ Study Abroad: Target Executive Internship, Summer for Undergraduates at Florida State Law

Fun Fact: I cheered from 2nd grade through high school!

 

ALANZO VICTORIA

Major(s): Accounting Involvement: Management Leadership for Tomorrow Interests/ Hobbies: Exercising, Watching Netflix, Eating, and Taking Naps Internships/ Study Abroad: Dixon Hughes Goodman (Corporate Tax) Fun Fact: I went to Disney's Epcot and Hollywood Studios for the first time this summer

Major(s): Accounting

Involvement: Management Leadership for Tomorrow

Interests/ Hobbies: Exercising, Watching Netflix, Eating, and Taking Naps

Internships/ Study Abroad: Dixon Hughes Goodman (Corporate Tax)

Fun Fact: I went to Disney's Epcot and Hollywood Studios for the first time this summer

COREY ASHMEADE

Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Chinese, Entrepreneurship Involvement: CAPs, Warrington Diplomats, Savant, BUMP Interests/ Hobbies: Technology, I really like to learn new things, Ping-pong and pool are some other fun hobbies I like to do Internships/ Study Abroad: Planning Analyst at Target Corp.; Korea University in Seoul, South Korea, Southwest University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, China Fun Fact: I have an identical twin brother!

Major(s): Economics

Minor(s): Chinese, Entrepreneurship

Involvement: CAPs, Warrington Diplomats, Savant, BUMP

Interests/ Hobbies: Technology, I really like to learn new things, Ping-pong and pool are some other fun hobbies I like to do

Internships/ Study Abroad: Planning Analyst at Target Corp.; Korea University in Seoul, South Korea, Southwest University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, China

Fun Fact: I have an identical twin brother!

 

FORREST HOFFMAN

Major(s): Management Minor(s): Entrepreneurship Involvement: Florida Cicerones Student Alumni Association VP, Warrington Diplomat President Interests/ Hobbies: Gator sports, stock market, waterskiing, camping, traveling, quality time with others Internships/ Study Abroad: Bank of America FMAP Internship, Studied at ESADE Barcelona Fun Fact: I'm SCUBA certified!

Major(s): Management

Minor(s): Entrepreneurship

Involvement: Florida Cicerones Student Alumni Association VP, Warrington Diplomat President

Interests/ Hobbies: Gator sports, stock market, waterskiing, camping, traveling, quality time with others

Internships/ Study Abroad: Bank of America FMAP Internship, Studied at ESADE Barcelona

Fun Fact: I'm SCUBA certified!

HOLLY WOOLDRIDGE

Major(s): Finance Minor(s): Real Estate Involvement: Phi Mu Sorority Interests/ Hobbies: I love watching shows on HGTV like "Flip or Flop" and "House Hunters." I'm passionate about learning about real estate and hope to start investing in the market soon! Internships/ Study Abroad: Protiviti Fun Fact: My last big vacation was to Germany where I got to see my family's old brewery that they ran for three generation

Major(s): Finance

Minor(s): Real Estate

Involvement: Phi Mu Sorority

Interests/ Hobbies: I love watching shows on HGTV like "Flip or Flop" and "House Hunters." I'm passionate about learning about real estate and hope to start investing in the market soon!

Internships/ Study Abroad: Protiviti

Fun Fact: My last big vacation was to Germany where I got to see my family's old brewery that they ran for three generation

 

JOHANNA LUGO

Major(s): Marketing Minor(s): Entrepreneurship Involvement: UF Call Center Supervisor, Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, Management Leadership for Tomorrow Interests/ Hobbies: Traveling, Food, Being outdoors, Live music, fundraising Internships/ Study Abroad: Pepsico: Gatorade; Stephen O'Connell Center; Optime Consulting; UF in Madrid Fun Fact: I was the only Gator in the Gatorade office this summer in my internship with Pepsico in Chicago

Major(s): Marketing

Minor(s): Entrepreneurship

Involvement: UF Call Center Supervisor, Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, Management Leadership for Tomorrow

Interests/ Hobbies: Traveling, Food, Being outdoors, Live music, fundraising

Internships/ Study Abroad: Pepsico: Gatorade; Stephen O'Connell Center; Optime Consulting; UF in Madrid

Fun Fact: I was the only Gator in the Gatorade office this summer in my internship with Pepsico in Chicago

JONATHAN SARKISIAN

Major(s): 3/2 Combined Bachelor and Master of Accounting Involvement: CAP Mentors, Warrington Diplomats, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Interests/ Hobbies: Spending time with friends, working out, eating, reading Internships/ Study Abroad: J.P. Morgan Fun Fact: I was born in the United States, however my first language was Russian

Major(s): 3/2 Combined Bachelor and Master of Accounting

Involvement: CAP Mentors, Warrington Diplomats, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity

Interests/ Hobbies: Spending time with friends, working out, eating, reading

Internships/ Study Abroad: J.P. Morgan

Fun Fact: I was born in the United States, however my first language was Russian

 

JOSH FRIES

Major(s): 3/2 Accounting Master’s Program Involvement: College of Education - IT Deptartment Student Assistant, Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity - New Member Educator Interests/ Hobbies: Athletics: golf, football, volleyball, basketball, paddle boarding, kayaking, surfing, and mostly any outdoor activities. If I have not done it, I want to learn it! I have an impressive assortment of Chubbies apparel and I love fun socks. Gentlemen - I recommend having a few pairs of fun dress socks, always a conversation starter. Interested in traveling the world throughout my lifetime! I am also very passionate about leaving a positive impact in my community whether through philanthropic donations, community service or other means. Internships/ Study Abroad: State Farm, TBD Big Four Accounting Firm - Spring 2017 Fun Fact: I have been parasailing over CocoCay in the Bahamas and unknowingly had a conversation with Stanford Head Coach David Shaw while in an elevator in Hollywood, California.

Major(s): 3/2 Accounting Master’s Program

Involvement: College of Education - IT Deptartment Student Assistant, Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity - New Member Educator

Interests/ Hobbies: Athletics: golf, football, volleyball, basketball, paddle boarding, kayaking, surfing, and mostly any outdoor activities. If I have not done it, I want to learn it! I have an impressive assortment of Chubbies apparel and I love fun socks. Gentlemen - I recommend having a few pairs of fun dress socks, always a conversation starter. Interested in traveling the world throughout my lifetime! I am also very passionate about leaving a positive impact in my community whether through philanthropic donations, community service or other means.

Internships/ Study Abroad: State Farm, TBD Big Four Accounting Firm - Spring 2017

Fun Fact: I have been parasailing over CocoCay in the Bahamas and unknowingly had a conversation with Stanford Head Coach David Shaw while in an elevator in Hollywood, California.

KRISTIN FANTO

Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Leadership Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, Heavener International Case Team, Phi Mu Fraternity Interests/ Hobbies: Cooking/baking, Netflix, Traveling, Life Internships/ Study Abroad: Summer English Teacher at Tsinghua University, Beijing; Contracts Intern at Northrop Grumman; Cost Management intern at Northrop Grumman Fun Fact: I have donated my hair 8 times to make wigs for cancer patient

Major(s): Economics

Minor(s): Leadership

Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, Heavener International Case Team, Phi Mu Fraternity

Interests/ Hobbies: Cooking/baking, Netflix, Traveling, Life

Internships/ Study Abroad: Summer English Teacher at Tsinghua University, Beijing; Contracts Intern at Northrop Grumman; Cost Management intern at Northrop Grumman

Fun Fact: I have donated my hair 8 times to make wigs for cancer patient

 

MARY POLIDAN

Major(s): Marketing Minor(s): Retail, Theatre Involvement: Leadership Development Program, Heavener International Case Team, Catholic Gators Coalition Interests/ Hobbies: Jamming to musicals, tap dancing in elevators, watching horror movies, eating great BBQ Internships/ Study Abroad: LDP Intern at Burger King Corporation, UF in Madrid Fun Fact: I LOVE theme parks and I could talk about them for hour

Major(s): Marketing

Minor(s): Retail, Theatre

Involvement: Leadership Development Program, Heavener International Case Team, Catholic Gators Coalition

Interests/ Hobbies: Jamming to musicals, tap dancing in elevators, watching horror movies, eating great BBQ

Internships/ Study Abroad: LDP Intern at Burger King Corporation, UF in Madrid

Fun Fact: I LOVE theme parks and I could talk about them for hour

MEG RIVERA

Major(s): General Business (Public Health specialization), Master’s in Public Health Management and Policy Involvement: Heavener International Case Team, Kappa Kappa Gamma Interests/ Hobbies: In my free time I love to read, travel, hang out with friends, workout and watch netflix. I am passionate about helping others espeically through the healthcare field. Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in Madrid; CDS Behavioral & Health Services; University of Florida Foundation - prospect, management, research and analysis intern Fun Fact: I camped out in the Sahara desser

Major(s): General Business (Public Health specialization), Master’s in Public Health Management and Policy

Involvement: Heavener International Case Team, Kappa Kappa Gamma

Interests/ Hobbies: In my free time I love to read, travel, hang out with friends, workout and watch netflix. I am passionate about helping others espeically through the healthcare field.

Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in Madrid; CDS Behavioral & Health Services; University of Florida Foundation - prospect, management, research and analysis intern

Fun Fact: I camped out in the Sahara desser

 

MEGAN MALLO

Major(s): Marketing Minor(s): Information Systems, Entrepreneurship Involvement: CAP Mentor, Reformed University Fellowship Interests/ Hobbies: Hiking, Thrifting, Traveling (especially long road trips), Gator Sports Internships/ Study Abroad: Aldi Fun Fact: Last summer I hung off the CN Tower in Toronto and yes I was in a harness!

Major(s): Marketing

Minor(s): Information Systems, Entrepreneurship

Involvement: CAP Mentor, Reformed University Fellowship

Interests/ Hobbies: Hiking, Thrifting, Traveling (especially long road trips), Gator Sports

Internships/ Study Abroad: Aldi

Fun Fact: Last summer I hung off the CN Tower in Toronto and yes I was in a harness!

NINA KALWAR

Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Communication Studies, Information Systems Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, University Scholars Program Interests/ Hobbies: Reading, Sky diving, Wake boarding, Marine life, Painting Internships/ Study Abroad: U.S. Department of Treasury, Deloitte Consulting Fun Fact: I sold wands in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

Major(s): Economics

Minor(s): Communication Studies, Information Systems

Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, University Scholars Program

Interests/ Hobbies: Reading, Sky diving, Wake boarding, Marine life, Painting

Internships/ Study Abroad: U.S. Department of Treasury, Deloitte Consulting

Fun Fact: I sold wands in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

 

RACHEL HALFAKER

Major(s): Information Systems, Master’s in ISOM (focus in BI&A) Minor(s): International Development and Humanitarian Assistance Involvement: Campus Diplomats, GatorTech, CAP Mentors Interests/ Hobbies: I'm really interested in finding the intersection between international development and technology! That's pretty much my biggest passion in life! I love learning about new technology and how it can better the quality of life for people. I also love reading, and if anyone ever has a book recommendation, I'll take you up on it! Internships/ Study Abroad: General Electric, Nielsen, United Nations, Study Abroad: Rome, Consulting Abroad (Haiti) w/ CEI Fun Fact: I can play 4 chords on a ukulele!

Major(s): Information Systems, Master’s in ISOM (focus in BI&A)

Minor(s): International Development and Humanitarian Assistance

Involvement: Campus Diplomats, GatorTech, CAP Mentors

Interests/ Hobbies: I'm really interested in finding the intersection between international development and technology! That's pretty much my biggest passion in life! I love learning about new technology and how it can better the quality of life for people. I also love reading, and if anyone ever has a book recommendation, I'll take you up on it!

Internships/ Study Abroad: General Electric, Nielsen, United Nations, Study Abroad: Rome, Consulting Abroad (Haiti) w/ CEI

Fun Fact: I can play 4 chords on a ukulele!

RAHUL PATEL

Major(s): Accounting Involvement: UF Intramural Soccer, BAPS Campus Fellowship Interests/ Hobbies: Soccer, Traveling, International Events Internships/ Study Abroad: Deloitte Federal Consulting Strategy & Operations Summer Scholar, UF Health Shands Hospital Internal Audit Intern Fun Fact: I've traveled to over 10 different countries!

Major(s): Accounting

Involvement: UF Intramural Soccer, BAPS Campus Fellowship

Interests/ Hobbies: Soccer, Traveling, International Events

Internships/ Study Abroad: Deloitte Federal Consulting Strategy & Operations Summer Scholar, UF Health Shands Hospital Internal Audit Intern

Fun Fact: I've traveled to over 10 different countries!

 

SARAH CIOCCA

Major(s): Finance Involvement: Warrington Welcome Peer Leader, ISM3004: Computing in the Business Environment - Teaching Assistant Interests/ Hobbies: Travel, food, hikes, books, road trips Internships/ Study Abroad: Comcast NBCUniversal - Finance Internship Program in Atlanta, GA, Arthrex - Accounts Receivable Intern in Fort Myers Fun Fact: I have dual citizenship to the U.S. and U.K.

Major(s): Finance

Involvement: Warrington Welcome Peer Leader, ISM3004: Computing in the Business Environment - Teaching Assistant

Interests/ Hobbies: Travel, food, hikes, books, road trips

Internships/ Study Abroad: Comcast NBCUniversal - Finance Internship Program in Atlanta, GA, Arthrex - Accounts Receivable Intern in Fort Myers

Fun Fact: I have dual citizenship to the U.S. and U.K.

SETH FISHER

Major(s): Finance Minor(s): Information Systems Involvement: VP of Programming: Warrington Diplomats Interests/ Hobbies: Cooking, traveling, brunching, working out Internships/ Study Abroad: Deloitte Advisory Fun Fact: I speak Hebrew and was attacked by a swarm of husky puppies in Alaska when I was 7.

Major(s): Finance

Minor(s): Information Systems

Involvement: VP of Programming: Warrington Diplomats

Interests/ Hobbies: Cooking, traveling, brunching, working out

Internships/ Study Abroad: Deloitte Advisory

Fun Fact: I speak Hebrew and was attacked by a swarm of husky puppies in Alaska when I was 7.

 

TORI LITSCHGI

Major(s): Accounting Minor(s): Leadership Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, Pi Beta Phi Interests/ Hobbies: Traveling, photography, scrapbooking, learning about new cultures, swimming Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in Rome Fun Fact: I went canyoning in Switerzland last summer!

Major(s): Accounting

Minor(s): Leadership

Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, Pi Beta Phi

Interests/ Hobbies: Traveling, photography, scrapbooking, learning about new cultures, swimming

Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in Rome

Fun Fact: I went canyoning in Switerzland last summer!

XIN-XIN LIU

Major(s): Marketing, MAIB Minor(s): French Involvement: FLA Interests/ Hobbies: Travel, Running, Cooking, Shopping, Photography Internships/ Study Abroad: Teach for America; United Way of North Central Florida; SKEMA Business School in Nice, France; MIB Seoul Study Tour Fun Fact: I have been working in my family restaurant and making sushi since high school!

Major(s): Marketing, MAIB

Minor(s): French

Involvement: FLA

Interests/ Hobbies: Travel, Running, Cooking, Shopping, Photography

Internships/ Study Abroad: Teach for America; United Way of North Central Florida; SKEMA Business School in Nice, France; MIB Seoul Study Tour

Fun Fact: I have been working in my family restaurant and making sushi since high school!

 

ZACHARY BODDEN

Major(s): Marketing Minor(s): Mass Communication Studies, Leadership Involvement: Project Manager-- Project Makeover, CAP Mentor, Honors Ambassadors Interests/ Hobbies: Traveling, Service, and Adventuring Internships/ Study Abroad: The Home Depot- Core Merchandising Intern, Hospital Corporation of America- Marketing and Business Development Intern, UF in London Fun Fact: I was a Radio Disney Voice Personality as a kid!

Major(s): Marketing

Minor(s): Mass Communication Studies, Leadership

Involvement: Project Manager-- Project Makeover, CAP Mentor, Honors Ambassadors

Interests/ Hobbies: Traveling, Service, and Adventuring

Internships/ Study Abroad: The Home Depot- Core Merchandising Intern, Hospital Corporation of America- Marketing and Business Development Intern, UF in London

Fun Fact: I was a Radio Disney Voice Personality as a kid!

Kara Conley

Major(s): 3/2 Combined Bachelor and Master of Accounting Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, TA for undergraduate and MBA accounting courses Interests/ Hobbies: Exploring new places and spending time with friends and family Internships/ Study Abroad: PwC Atlanta, Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services Fun Fact: I am the only 5th year FLAAB member for the year and am so excited to get an extra year with the FLAmily!

Major(s): 3/2 Combined Bachelor and Master of Accounting

Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, TA for undergraduate and MBA accounting courses

Interests/ Hobbies: Exploring new places and spending time with friends and family

Internships/ Study Abroad: PwC Atlanta, Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services

Fun Fact: I am the only 5th year FLAAB member for the year and am so excited to get an extra year with the FLAmily!

Christi Leonard

Major: Accounting and MIB Involvement: Heavener International Case Competition Ambassador, Former CAP Mentor, Intramural Basketball Interests/Hobbies: Working out, playing piano, traveling & learning languages...when I’m not studying for the CPA Internships/Study Abroad: Tax Intern at FIS, Audit Intern at Dixon Hughes Goodman, Assurance Intern at Ernst & Young, Semester Abroad in Austria, Year-long Exchange in Brazil  Fun Fact: I was in Vienna last semester, so now Kara isn’t the only 5th year FLAAB member : )

Major: Accounting and MIB

Involvement: Heavener International Case Competition Ambassador, Former CAP Mentor, Intramural Basketball

Interests/Hobbies: Working out, playing piano, traveling & learning languages...when I’m not studying for the CPA

Internships/Study Abroad: Tax Intern at FIS, Audit Intern at Dixon Hughes Goodman, Assurance Intern at Ernst & Young, Semester Abroad in Austria, Year-long Exchange in Brazil 

Fun Fact: I was in Vienna last semester, so now Kara isn’t the only 5th year FLAAB member : )