Involvement: FLA Mentor, Warrington Diplomat, and Sigma Kappa VP of Alumnae Relations
Interests/ Hobbies: Traveling, reading, hanging out with my friends, watching Netflix (Parks and Rec).
Internships/ Study Abroad: I studied abroad in Madrid in the Summer of 2016. I interned with Northrop Grumman this past summer in Melbourne, FL.
Best FLA Experience: The best FLA experience that I have had so far has been getting to know my mentee groups through community service projects and the case competition. I am still great friends with the other FLA-ers from my small groups, and my experience would not have been the same without them!
Involvement: Current: Campus Diplomats, Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority
Interests/ Hobbies: I enjoy reading, watching movies, running, going to sporting events (especially Gator football games), traveling, hanging out with friends, and anything that involves me being outside. I'm also really passionate about music.
Internships/ Study Abroad: This past summer I interned abroad in Dublin, Ireland with an Irish accounting firm. Two summers ago I did an internship with a local accounting firm in Fort Lauderdale.
Best FLA Experience: It's difficult for me to chose one specific experience - I just really appreciate the people I'm surrounded by in FLA. This organization has introduced me to some of the most motivated, capable, and kind individuals I have ever met.
Major(s): General Business MIB
Involvement: FLA mentor, Warrington Welcome Peer Leader and Director of Training, Business Ethics Case Team, Hispanic Student Association
Interests/ Hobbies: Photography, writing, exercise, drawing, cooking/baking
Internships/ Study Abroad: Study Abroad Madrid, Spain, Internship with Welcoming Gainesville
Best FLA Experience: Morris Morrison's session & getting to meet amazing people all year during FLA lunch.
Major(s): Economics and Business Management
Involvement: FLA, Doulos Exec, Retail Society VP, Gators for Israel (GFI), Passages alumna, Student Honors Organization, Panhellenic Counselor (Pi Chi), Zeta Tau Alpha
Interests/ Hobbies: Running, hiking, traveling, road tripping, enoing, brunching, spending time with people!
Internships/ Study Abroad: JuveNet International (Costa Rica, Paraguay, Guatemala) Adventures in Missions (Antigua, Guatemala)
Best FLA Experience: Last year my mentee group and I went for a bike ride together because Michael has five bikes! We explored Hawthorne trail and Depot park, and Gab and I rode his tandem bike (quite the sight)! I also loved getting brunch with my other mentee group in the Fall! I have made so many close friends through FLA, I barely knew Gab when we started and now we've run a marathon together!
Major(s): Marketing & Entrepreneurship
Involvement:A Reason to Give, School Health Interdisciplinary Program, University of Florida Presidential Wait Staff, Florida Blue Key
Interests/ Hobbies:: Fitness, reading, music, surfing, hiking, camping
Internships/ Study Abroad: Merit Consulting
Best FLA Experience: Carrying Vik on my shoulders pretending to play Mario Kart as I ran through a crowd of people
Minor(s): Information Systems and Real Estate
Involvement: Warrington Diplomats, FLC mentor, Women's Ministry leader in Catholic Gators
Interests/ Hobbies: Crossfit and healthy cooking/baking!
Internships/ Study Abroad: General Electric Financial Management Program Intern
Best FLA Experience: Biking & playing on a playground with my awesome FLA mentee group & mentor! They also made me cookies & brownies on my birthday- they were the best pals!!!
Major(s): Finance MIB
Involvement: FLA, Treasurer of Chi Omega, UF Symphony Orchestra, TA for BLAW and (previously) Principles of Entrepreneurship
Interests/ Hobbies: Love playing music, reading, running, Gator game days, listening to music, going to the beach, and hanging with friends!
Internships/ Study Abroad: Northwestern Mutual Insurance Co./Study Abroad UF in Florence
Best FLA Experience: Being a mentor first and foremost, but also seeing my growth as a person, a student, and a professional from day one to the last day of being a mentee. Also, loved the Mario Kart charades we did in Fall mentee groups.
Major(s): Finance and Economics
Minor(s): International Development and Humanitarian Assistance
Involvement: FLA, UF Enactus, GatoRaas, and am a TA for Micro and Macro Economics
Interests/ Hobbies: I love to dance in my free time; I’m the captain of an Indian dance team at UF called GatoRaas
Internships/ Study Abroad: Interned at Booz Allen Hamilton, US Small Business Administration, and Projects for Haiti, inc.
Best FLA Experience: Best experience was the preparation for the case competition because my team got really close
Major(s): Business Management MIB
Minor(s): Certificate in the Spanish Professions
Involvement: Florida Leadership Academy, Warrington Diplomat, Vice President of Chi Alpha Christian Campus Ministry, Part-time job (on-boarded with my previous internship!)
Interests/ Hobbies:My hobbies include singing Disney songs, and watching (Disney) movies/quoting them with friends. I love going on coffee dates, enjoying nature, and having deep conversations with people: I think it’s super important to enjoy the silly, lighthearted sides of people, but equally important to get to know people for who they really are!
Internships/ Study Abroad: Study abroad: UF in Madrid, Spain- Summer 2017. Internships: Strategic Marketing and Product Management Internship with Richardson Electronics, Ltd.
Best FLA Experience: The best FLA experience that I have had actually happened outside of the program. During my study abroad trip this summer, there was one weekend where about 10 of us from FLA all happened to be in Europe and met up in Spain. It was in this moment that I was able to fully grasp the value of the word “FLAmily”, and understand that FLA is so much more than a network, but a true family of like-minded business students who become have the potential of becoming life-long friends and colleagues!
Major(s): Information Systems and Operations Management
Involvement: Campus Diplomat, First Year Florida Peer leader, PRSSA, Alpha Productions
Interests/ Hobbies: Going to the springs, camping, drawing and I can knit but only hats
Internships/ Study Abroad: Enfoglobe Inc Business Administration Intern, I haven't studied abroad yet but I would love to go on the South Africa trip
Best FLA Experience: I really enjoyed the case competition and our small group service project last fall which was a "Senior Prom" at a nursing home
Major(s): Marketing & Economics
Involvement: Florida Business Leadership Society- VP of Marketing, Sigma Kappa- Continuing Membership Chair, Prior: LDP and American Marketing Association
Interests/ Hobbies: Hanging out with friends, eating, playing piano, Netflix, reading & coffee
Internships/ Study Abroad: Studied abroad in Madrid Summer 2017!
Best FLA Experience: Getting to meet some great people who became my best friends!
Involvement: BUMP Mentor, UF Running Club
Interests/ Hobbies: I enjoy running, attending sporting events with my family, going to the beach (especially with my mom), traveling, cooking/ trying new foods, watching movies, going to group fitness classes on campus, and going out with friends.
Internships/ Study Abroad: I have experience in Wholesale, from working at Rex Discount the summer after my freshman year. I also have some experience in retail, as I worked as a cashier for CVS Health. I studied and interned abroad in Madrid last summer! I was a marketing intern for a small modeling agency called “Promodelia.”
Best FLA Experience: The costume Karaoke event was lit!!!!! Also, I loved getting to know my mentee group and mentors really well, and making some of the best friends I have at UF.
Major(s): Information Systems on the Pre-Pharmacy track
Involvement: Student Government, Asian American Student Union, and Centerpoint Christian Fellowship
Interests/ Hobbies: Trying new food with friends, playing guitar, traveling, Ultimate Frisbee, and swimming.
Internships/ Study Abroad: Studied abroad at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Best FLA Experience: My favorite FLA experience was getting to know other members every Friday over free lunch.
Involvement: FLA, CAP
Interests/ Hobbies: EDM, gymming, music festivals, traveling
Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in London 2016, Home Depot Operations internship 2017
Best FLA Experience: Morris Morrison!!!!!
Involvement: Career & Academic Peer (CAP) Mentor, Warrington Diplomat, Business Undergraduate Mentorship Program (BUMP) Advisory Board Member
Interests/ Hobbies: Sales & Consumer Behavior. Puppies is my hobby!
Internships/ Study Abroad: MotionPoint Corporation
Best FLA Experience:Making relationships with my wonderful peers and mentors throughout the year!
Minor(s): Communication Studies
Involvement: International Programs Student Ambassador, Florida Leadership Academy Mentor, Warrington Welcome Peer Leader
Interests/ Hobbies: Eating things that involve cheese, and running. Not at the same time.
Internships/ Study Abroad: UF in London Summer 2016, Cisco Systems Internship Summer 2017/2018
Best FLA Experience: Meeting all my Heavener homies and making connections that will last a lifetime.
Minor(s): Real Estate
Involvement: FLA Mentor, CAP Mentor and volunteer with Esol Achievers at Gainesville High School
Interests/ Hobbies: Some of my hobbies including dancing, completing Do-It-Yourself projects, serving at my local church in any capacity I can and teaching/volunteering.
Internships/ Study Abroad: I interned with Allstate in their Florida Regional Office as their Finance Intern
Best FLA Experience: Alongside getting to meet incredible individuals, I have enjoyed serving on the recruitment committee both as a mentee and now as a mentor. I truly enjoy planning and executing events where we as a team get to speak to potential FLAers and encourage them to join the FLAmily!
Involvement: Case Competition Class, Leadership Ambassadors, Heavener Leadership Challenge, Kappa Phi Epsilon, Catholic Gators
Interests/ Hobbies: Reading, Golf, Traveling, Boxing, Stand-Up Comedy, Gaming, Start-Ups
Internships/ Study Abroad: Women’s Medical Research Group, PepsiCo, Wells Fargo Securities
Best FLA Experience: My best experience in FLA so far was the graduation ceremony for my FLA class. I was able to see all of my really good friends while also see what was in store for FLA in the year to come. It was exciting to think about where both the rising sophomores and juniors would be in a year from now.
Major(s): Management MIB
Involvement: Florida Women in Business (Community Service Committee), Heavener Leadership Challenge (Mentor), MentorGNV (Site Coordinator), Warrington Welcome Peer Leader, Director of Campus Operations at Study Edge, Florida Club Swimming and Diving Member, Customer Service Staff at Publix
Interests/ Hobbies: Hiking, travelling, taking pictures, swimming, running, and baking
Internships/ Study Abroad: Administrative Intern at PACE Center for Girls
Best FLA Experience: Aside from having created strong friendships during sessions and at lunch, my best FLA experience would be hearing from Morris Morrison – he is such a great motivational speaker and has honestly moved me to tears!
Involvement: Alpha Kappa Psi, Resident Assistant
Interests/ Hobbies: I love volunteering! I volunteer every Tuesday and Wednesday
Internships/ Study Abroad: Wells Fargo- Personal Banker, Aces in Motion- Accounting
Best FLA Experience: My best experience with FLA has to be when we went rock climbing at Camp. McConell!
Involvement: FLA, MFOS Mentor, Global Business Society
Interests/ Hobbies: Photography, traveling, cooking, cooking, and meeting new people!
Internships/ Study Abroad: I'm currently studying abroad and interning in Madrid
Best FLA Experience: The incredible friendships I made throughout the year and being part of the historian committee!