Involvement: CAP Mentor, Warrington Diplomats, Mentor: Enactus, Project Impact and Exposition Director: Center for Leadership and Service, GGI committee member
Interests/ Hobbies: running, anything nature related! (Hiking, kayaking,etc)
Internships/ Study Abroad: Bright Marketing Events, UF in Madrid
Best FLA Experience: My favorite experience in FLA was actually the case competition. Prior to the case, my mentee group and I weren't really that close, however, after working on the case and collaborating as a team we were really able to bond and come together as a group! It was so cool to see the impact that collaboration can have, and we all ended up becoming really close. An added bonus was that we won the case comp!
Major(s): Finance, MAIB
Involvement: Management Leadership for Tomorrow, Interfraternity Council, Lambda Chi Alpha, Student Government Senate, Impact Party, Hispanic Heritage Month, Business Ethics Ambassadors
Interests/ Hobbies: Spending time with my friends, playing/watching soccer, reading, working out
Internships/ Study Abroad: Ragalta USA, Miami Dade Office of the State Attorney, UF in Madrid
Best FLA Experience: Getting to know the mentors, FLAAB, and Horace on a personal level has been one of the most enriching experiences I have had at UF. Developing friendships in my FLA class and seeing friends do incredible things has been amazing too.
Minor(s): Information Systems, Spanish
Involvement: Treasurer of Chi Alpha, CAP mentor, FWIB
Interests/ Hobbies: Dance, anything with dogs, spending time with family, and food
Internships/ Study Abroad: Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, next summer I hope to study abroad in Spain :)
Best FLA Experience: I loved when Morris Morrison came to speak! It was a great kickoff to the year and I'm pretty sure I left crying because I was SO inspired
Minor(s): Leadership, Real Estate
Involvement: Business Administration Senator, Director of Sponsorships for Gator Growl, VP of Finance for Kappa Delta, Assistant Director of Finance for the Florida Blue Key Speech and Debate Tournament
Interests/ Hobbies: I really enjoy spending time with my friends, going to the beach, watching movies
Internships/ Study Abroad: I interned for an Insurance Company in my hometown
Best FLA Experience: I liked the retreat for the second semester when we had to find our mentor
Involvement: CAP Mentor, Delta Sigma Pi
Interests/ Hobbies: Food, traveling, cooking, learning about different cultures, food network, food blogs, food
Internships/ Study Abroad: Deloitte (Tax & Audit); Chengdu, China
Best FLA Experience: The Etiquette lunch with Cindy Grosso really saved me from potential embarrassing moments at recruiting/internship dinners this past year!
Minor(s): Communication Studies
Involvement: Center for Leadership and Service Ambassador, Case Competition Class
Interests/ Hobbies: Playing and watching all kinds of sports, reading, cooking, traveling, psychology, and public speaking
Internships/ Study Abroad: Verizon Finance Leadership Development Program Intern
Best FLA Experience: Working and presenting the case competition with my team. We all got really close during that portion of FLA, and we all are taking the Case Competition Class in the fall. I am looking forward to helping my team this spring!
Involvement: HLC Theta Class, Business Ethics Ambassadors, Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, Student Assistant in the UF Athletic Advising Office
Interests/ Hobbies: Movies, Yoga/Working Out, Watching Sports (especially College Football!)
Best FLA Experience: My favorite experience so far has honestly been getting to know my mentors! My sophomore year in FLA would not have been the same without the amazing relationships I formed with them!
Minor(s): Information Systems
Involvement: Delta Sigma Pi, Preview Staff, O'Connell Center
Interests/ Hobbies: Photography, Video Production, Social Activism, Music, Marketing
Best FLA Experience: Case Competition
Involvement: President: Florida Wealth Management Association, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Student Finance Group, Case Class
Interests/ Hobbies: Videography, SEC football, baseball, hiking
Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in London, operations intern for HubBox, Ltd. in London
Best FLA Experience: Meeting and networking with so many new people
Involvement: Warrington Diplomat, Delta Delta Delta Member Development Chair, BUMP Mentor
Interests/ Hobbies: Running, working out, being with friends, cooking, and staying active
Best FLA Experience: My favorite FLA experience was definitely being a member of the community service committee who put together Heavener for Health. All of FLA was able to teach the Gainesville community more about eating healthy, being active, and much more. It was a very fun and rewarding experience to be a part of.
Involvement: CAP Mentor, Indian Student Association, Freshman Leadership Experience mentor, Southeast local representative for Young Jains of America
Interests/ Hobbies: Singing and covering songs, painting, dancing, cooking and trying new foods, binge watching Netflix, writing poetry, running, going on adventures, and having meaningful, life-changing conversations at 2am with my best friends
Internships/ Study Abroad: Deloitte & Touche LLP
Best FLA Experience: Definitely the people I've met! FLA fosters an environment that enables you to meet at least one person that can influences your life for the better.
Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, ACCENT, HLC Mentor
Interests/ Hobbies: Traveling, running, puppies, cooking/baking, and nature trails
Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in Dublin, ASL Airlines, Sales Intern at Hooked, Fifth-Third Bank Mortgage Banker Marketing Intern.
Best FLA Experience: I have so many great FLA memories, but my favorite is growing such a close bond with my mentors and mentee groups. Also, I really enjoyed both retreats because you get to see everyone in a more fun and laid back atmosphere.
Involvement: Sector Analyst, Founders Fund; Director of Finances, Christian Business Leaders (CBL); Executive Marshall, Actualize; UF Triathlon
Interests/ Hobbies: Cycling, Running, Triathlon, Rock climbing, Reading, Slacklining, Hiking, Investing
Internships/ Study Abroad: Groupe GMD in Lyon, France
Best FLA Experience: Competing in the FLA Case Competition really opened me up to my current career goals making it my favorite experience.
Involvement: CAP Mentor, Resident Assistant, Chair of the O'Connell Center Advisory Board, Navigators, Mentor for MentorUF
Interests/ Hobbies: Geocaching- because who doesn’t like to treasure hunt with a GPS? Biking- it is the key to unlocking adventure; Washing cars- it might sound weird, but it’s fun! And you end up with a clean car
Internships/ Study Abroad: Fisher Investments
Best FLA Experience: Spending time recruiting the FLA Class XIII!
Minor(s): Mass Communications, Retail Leadership
Involvement: CAP Mentor, Study Abroad Peer Advisor, Retail Student Advisory Board
Interests/ Hobbies: Photography, fashion, traveling, discovering new music, going to the movies, blogging
Internships/ Study Abroad: Oslo, Norway; Sales Intern for Jones New York at Global Brands Group
Best FLA Experience: I would have to say my favorite FLA experience so far is all the people I've had the opportunity to meet. Not only are they some of my best friends, but they've also been amazing mentors that have helped me get where I am today. Also the sessions with Kim Kaupe and Cindy Grosso have to be my all time favorites from last year.
Major(s): Economics, Political Science
Involvement: UF Model UN- Treasurer, UF Election Sciences Working Group
Interests/ Hobbies: Exercising, playing the piano, listening to music, following politics, and as of recently, keeping up with the Scranton branch of Dundler Mifflin.
Internships/ Study Abroad: State Fiscal Project Intern at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington D.C.; City of Miami Beach Office of the Mayor and Commission
Best FLA Experience: Meeting the incredible entrepreneur Kim Kaupe!
Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, Enactus, Floridance Community Service Chair, Assemble Ballet Company President, BUMP mentor
Interests/ Hobbies: Going to concerts and dance :)
Internships/ Study Abroad: Dance Theatre of Ireland Marketing/Finance Intern, UF in Dublin
Best FLA Experience: Working on Civic Engagement Committee and planning Heavener for Health!
Major(s): Marketing, Information Systems
Involvement: Enactus, Kappa Delta Sorority
Interests/ Hobbies: Rock climbing, Hiking, Painting, TED talks, Trying new foods
Internships/ Study Abroad: Reversibles, Skyship Services, Sparks
Best FLA Experience: FLA field day when we met our mentors! There were a ton of fun activities and our group really bonded.
Minor(s): Disabilities in Society
Involvement: Chief of Staff of the Hispanic Student Association, Warrington Diplomat
Interests/ Hobbies: Travel, arts and crafts, and caring for my many succulents
Internships/ Study Abroad: Hagen and Hagen, P.A.
Best FLA Experience: Morris Morrison of course.
Involvement: CAP Mentors, Warrington Diplomats
Interests/ Hobbies: Dancing, Cooking, Learning about new cultures, Writing
Internships/ Study Abroad: Wells Fargo, BCG
Best FLA Experience: Being surrounded by some of the most motivated and ambitious individuals on campus and learning more about different how business opportunities in various industries