MBA in Sport Management (MBA SPORT) Alumni


Alumnus   Graduated Company Title/Position
George Linley   May 2003 Palm Beach County Sports Commission Executive Director
Meagan Bradley   May 2003 Sonny's Enterprises Inc. Senior Vice President, Marketing
Dan Lewin   May 2004 Youth Lifeline America Foundation Program Manager
Dustin Gray   May 2004 University of Pittsburgh Executive Associate AD
Eric Buskirk   May 2004 Inogen Senior National Medical Device Sales Lead
Javier Andres de Ancizar   May 2004 Federation for International FootGolf President
Heather Kurstin   May 2004 Florida Atlantic University Director of Presidential Operations & Functions
Scott Kurstin   August 2004 edgeMed Healthcare Executive Vice President
Brett Huebner   May 2005 University of Tennessee Senior Associate Athletics Director/ CFO
Jay Dingwall   May 2005 Famous Folks Inc. CEO & Brand Strategist
Chris LaRoy   May 2005 Cox Automotive Inc. Director, Industry Events and Trade Shows
Jennifer Tobias   May 2005 Miami Heat Vice President, Creative & Digital Marketing
Chad Beattie   May 2005 Florida Atlantic University Assistant Director of Communications & Marketing
Kameron Kwok   May 2005 Anaheim Ducks Manager, Ticket Strategy
Kristi Martin   May 2005 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Associate Director for Recruitment
Lindsey Ross   May 2005 Leona Marketing Group Vice President of Acquistions & Partnerships
Joe Schuler   May 2005 Humana Senior Data Quality/ Integrity Engineer
Chris Woodruff   May 2006 Senior Product Manager, Assistant Director, Operations
Eric Tomasini   May 2006 Florida Atlantic University Adjunct Professor
Saul Ehrenpreis   May 2006 dentsu international Deputy General Counsel
Paul Pugh   August 2006 TIAA Vice President, Head of Sponsorships
Matt Rickoff   August 2006 Jacksonville Jaguars Senior Partnership Director
Trevor Doll   May 2007 University of Dayton Research Institute Account Management Specialist, Contracts & Grants
Mike Boseak   May 2007 Dragon's Breath Marketing & Communications Owner
Mike Dixon   May 2007 Toronto Maple Leafs Director of Minor League Operations 
George Aiello   May 2007 Stamford American School Hong Kong Librarian/ICT Teacher
Ryan McDannold   May 2008 SSM Health Foundation Assistant Vice President
Ryan Peck   May 2008 University of North Texas Deputy AD
Jarrod Mains   August 2009 Trident Transport National Account Manager
Christina Portice   May 2009 DHL Express Partnership Marketing Specialist
Jamie Quadrozzi   May 2009 Travis Manion Foundation Senior Manager, Volunteer Leader Experience
Mary Ensor   May 2009 Monat Global Director of Gratitude & Philanthropy
Spero Mehallis   May 2009 Florida Atlantic University, Management Programs Adjunct Faculty
Shelby Ball   May 2009 Texas Tech University Director of Football Academic Services
Annette Medalie   May 2010 Wake Forest University Associate Athletic Director, Finance
Erin Killian   May 2010 Daytona State College Sports Marketing Manager
Scott Sharp   August 2010 The Corcoran Group

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Derek Volner   May 2011 ESPN Director of Communications
Alex Riethmiller   May 2011 National Football League Vice President of Communications
Justin Zook   May 2011 Saint Catherine University Head Coach, Women's Swimming & Diving
Kevin Quadrozzi   May 2011 New Balance Global Sports Marketing Manager - Athlete Experience
Katherine Milliken   May 2011 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium Senior Director of Entertainment & Events
Stuart Halberg   May 2011 Logitix CEO
Molly Taylor   December 2011 The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Assistant Manager, Integrated Marketing
Justin Andrews   May 2012 Danny Wimmer Presents Director of Ticketing
Molly Venters   December 2012 Vinik Sports Group Director of Corporate Finance
Zachary Kirby   December 2012 Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor, Assistant Vice President
Jeff Jackson   August 2012 The Walt Disney Company Digital Account Executive 
Chandra Roberson   May 2013 American Heart Association Development Director
Mark Carney   May 2013 City of Sierra Vista Recreation Supervisor for Aquatics
Alan Naigeon   May 2013 A&V Sports Group, LLC Licensed Players' Agent, Soccer
Thiago Motta   May 2013 Antolini Do Brasil Export Analist
Koby Hearn   May 2013 SCA Claim Services Franchise Owner
Steve Postma   August 2013 JMI Sports  Director of Key Partnerships 
Brittany Leahy   August 2013 MoreVisibility Client Strategist
David Abbruzese   August 2013 Dallas Cowboys Public Relations Coordinator
Dan Robbins   August 2013 VMware Customer Success Manager
Scott Collins   August 2013 University of South Florida Athletics Assistant AD, Ticketing and Revenue Generation
Daniel Supraner   August 2013 Florida Institute of Technology Director of Athletic Communications
Rob Saunders   August 2013 Jacksonville University Assistant Athletic Director, Compliance 
Jordan Catrair   December 2013 Broward Center for the Performing Arts Digital Marketing Manager
Corie Betz   December 2013 Willow Homes Licensed Realtor
Jerome Burke   December 2013 Florida Panthers/BB&T Center Director, Hockey Administration
Javier Gonzalez   May 2014 Atlético de Madrid Fan Experience Specialist
Jena LaMendola   May 2014 IRONMAN Senior Global Marketing Manager
Brooke Trauth   May 2014 FAU High School Academic Advising
Frank Grande   May 2014 Evlution Nutrition Senior Director
Will Leahy   May 2014 Mandich Group Vice President
Sean Edwards   May 2014 University of Maryland Athletics Football Operations Assistant
Rachel Rodriguez   December 2015  East Carolina University Director of Student-Athlete Development
Zak Smetana   May 2015 Union College Ticket Manager/ Assistant, Business Operations
Nick Salerno   May 2015 Philadelphia 76ers Director of Corporate Partnerships
Jared Romance   May 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Assistant Director, Championships
Caroline Robinson   May 2015 City of Orlando Event Coordinator
Meryl Hershfield   May 2015 Hollyburn Family Services Business Operations
Braden Birch   May 2016 Florida Panthers Director of Hockey Operations
Craig Bristow   May 2016 Houston Astros Senior Strategic Manager of Sales
Adrian Pina   May 2016 Auburn University Athletics Director of Annual Giving & Ticket Priority
David Johnson   August 2017 IMG Academy Football Student-Athlete Advisor
Brendan Russell   August 2017 Century 21 Schmidt Real Estate Realtor
Tyler Able   August 2017 Marshall University Athletics Assistant Athletic Director of Marketing
Shane Cummings   August 2017 Twister Gymnastics Business Development Coordinator
Edmee Morin-Kougoucheff   August 2017 RPT Realty of Boca Raton Leasing Associate
Dillon Payne   August 2017 Gilt Edge Soccer Marketing

Activation Account Coordinator

Emily Yoder   August 2017 Lakeland Magic, NBA G League

Director of Ticket Sales

Conner Leonard   December 2017 University of Connecticut

Director of Marketing and Digital Media

Kelsie Weekes   December 2017 Florida Atlantic University

Media Relations Manager 

Chris Barulic   December 2017 Arlington Public Schools

Physical Education Teacher

Ronnie Burrell   August 2018 College Park Skyhawks

Assistant Coach 

Domenica Jones   May 2018 University of Colorado Boulder

Human Resources Generalist

Hunter Greer   August 2018 Keller Williams Realty, Inc.

Real Estate Agent

Carissa Corbett   May 2018 Foresight Fitness

Personal Trainer Manager & Marketing Manager

Meneftha Pierre   August 2018 Florida Atlantic University Human Resources Coordinator
Sydney Bell   August 2018 Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation

Program Manager

Austin Luboff   August 2018 Mississauga Steelheads

Scout and Data Analyst

Mario Rosales   August 2018 Kanner & Pintaluga, P.A.

Staff Accountant

Brooks Perry   August 2018 Niceville High School

Assistant Football Coach

Farida Abou-Zeida   August 2018 Walmart

HR Lead  

Michael Meury   August 2018 Deutsche Bank KYC Analyst
Chris Cominse   August 2018 Houston Astros - Fayetteville, NC

Director of Operations

Nadim Visram   August 2018 Sun Capital Partners Inc.

Financial Analyst

Pedro Penaherrera   August 2018 Deloitte

Consultant EFA

Daniel Gabbard   August 2018 Northern Durham High School

Football Coach

Fernando Alvarez   August 2018 Fanatics, Inc.

Account Executive

Ryan Able   December 2018 Florida Atlantic University Athletics

Assistant Director of Football Operations

John Congemi   December 2018 NHL Florida Panthers

Assistant Video Coach  

Tatyana Denson   December 2018 BMe Community Experiences Manager
Ryan Gozzi   December 2018 Fidelity Charitable

Jr. Investment Operations Analyst 

Jimmy Moberg   December 2018 Florida Panthers/ BB&T Center Box Office Coordinator
Erica Lewis   December 2018 DXC Technology

Senior Business Analyst

Merisa Lewis   December 2018 Lewis Marketing  Chief Executive Officer
Brianna O'Connor   December 2018 Covenant House of Florida Coordinator of Development Operations
Jessica Telusmond   December 2018 Broward County Parks & Recreation

Recreation Coordinator  

Fernando Alvarez   December 2018 Fanatics, Inc

Account Executive

Jake Stoshak   May 2019 Merrill Lynch

Financial Services Representative

Kevin Johnson    May 2019 Wells Fargo

Vice President, Risk and Compliance 

Nicholas Battisitini   August 2019 NSports

Marketing Coordinator

Anthony Caroso   August 2019 Presbyterian College Athletics

Assistant Athletic Director of Corporate Sponsorship

Tia Edwards   August 2019 Miami Open & Hard Rock Stadium

Ticket Coordinator

Jaylen Hinton   August 2019 Events DC

Event Manager

David Marcus   August 2019 Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium

Guest Experience Event Staff

Allie Modica   August 2019 Oasis Marinas

Marketing Coordinator

Briana Sanchez   August 2019 Univision Communications Inc.

Event Marketing Manager

Marc Savain   August 2019 Florida Atlantic University Executive Education

Assistant Coordinator

Nitin Tailor   August 2019 Canadian Sport Institute 

Administrative Coordinator

Brianne Wojciakowski   August 2019 Florida Atlantic University Athletics

Assistant Athletic Counselor

Carolyn Scherpe   August 2019 Sacramento River Cats

Promotions & Production Senior Coordinator

Nicole Berman   August 2019 ZRG Partners, LLC

Senior Marketing Coordinator

Jena Broyles   August 2019 Memphis Grizzlies

Live Entertainment Coordinator

Antonio Cardone   August 2019 Inter Miami CF

Equipment Manager

Deon Curry   August 2019 PurLife

General Manager

Mercedes Espina   August 2019 UMass Lowell

Assistant Director of Sports Information

Anthony Grassi   August 2019 D1.ticker

Senior Director of Operations and Strategic Initiatives

Jamie Peers   August 2019 Crown Point High School

Outreach Athletic Trainer

Erice Wingate   August 2019 National Alliance for Youth Sports

Program Coordinator

Lou Della Fera   August 2019 ESPN West Palm 106.3

Partnership Coordinator

Ian Chapkis   August 2019 PwC

Audit Specialist

Stephanie Fonseca   December 2019 Florida Atlantic University Athletics

Sports Reporter

Michael Jelinek   December 2019 BC Surf and Sport Warehouse Manager
Kevin Jenkins   December 2019 Fidelity Investments Workplace Planning & Advice
Kathryn Kalian   December 2019 Florida Atlantic University Athletics Marketing Assistant
Haiden Nagel   December 2019

Florida Atlantic University Athletics

Community Relations Coordinator

Matthew Thomas   December 2019 Orangetheory Fitness Corporate Marketing Traffic Coordinator
Tyler Lee   December 2019 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium Inner Bowl Staff Member
Lindsay Olewinski   December 2019 JPMorgan Chase & Co Client Service Associate
Christian Pourreau   December 2019 Arnold & Porter, LLP (San Francisco) Business Development & Marketing Specialist
Julia-Ann Ranuro   December 2019 FanDuel Account Manager
Taylor Regulski   December 2019 The Vanguard Media Manager & Lead Photographer
Ryan Romano   December 2019 NextEra Energy Resources Associate Business Analyst
Andrew Parker   May 2020 Jacksonville Jaguars Account Manager - Group Sales
Kassi Covielo   August 2020 CollegeAdvisor Accounts Receivable Administrator
Blaire Mershon   August 2020 Fanatics, Inc Manager, Sub-Licensees
Jennifer Evans   August 2020 ESPN Production Coordinator
Sam Manley   December 2020 G.O.S.S Industries International Inc. Director of Business Development
Ben Rubins   December 2020 Legal Aid Society (Palm Beach County) Database Administrator
Alexandra Goryainova   December 2020 Keti Sorely Designs Inventory Specialist/Assistant Manager
Skyler Milton   December 2020 Alliance Sport Marketing Creative Services Manager
Riley Conroy   December 2020 Southeastern Louisiana University Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Stephen Minichiello   December 2020 Pittsburgh Penguins Manager, Partnership Marketing
Aaron Dean   December 2020 NFI Logistics Coordinator
Nithin Nair   December 2020 ServiceTitan Customer Success Manager
Alice McCall   December 2020 Florida Atlantic University Athletics Assistant Swim & Dive Coach
Frank Diaz   May 2021 Florida Atlantic University Athletics Offensive Assistant, Football
Danielle Michon   May 2021 PerimeterX Marketing Contractor
Adam DiPilato   May 2021 Misfits Gaming Manager, Global Partnership Strategy
Kylie Magar   August 2021 Florida Atlantic University Assistant Athletic Director, Communications
Carly Brown   August 2021 Utah State Soccer Association Member Services Coordinator
Ronny Chica   August 2021 Miami Dolphins Guest Experience Representative
James Lipscomb   August 2021 NBA 2K League Network Producer
Savannah Shamblin   August 2021 Ryder Systems Inc. Sales Representative
Wajih AlBaroudi   August 2021 CBS Sports Writer
Alex Ballistreri   August 2021 Learfield Partnership Services Coordinator
Laura Bostwick   August 2021 Equestrian Sport Productions, LLC Sponsorship Manager
Brian Susskind   August 2021 Pro Football Focus Data
Vuk Velickovic   August 2021 Field Club of Greenwich Head Tennis Professional
Phillip Keon   December 2021 PGA National Resort Outside Operations
Stanley Baptiste   December 2021 Muddy Princess Corporation Event Production Manager
Justin Bodfield   December 2021 Florida Panthers Foundation Assistant
Asha Bartholomew   December 2021 IMG Academy Engagement Manager
Zachary Burleson   December 2021 Chruchill Downs Inc. Sr. Partnership Development Manager
Jennifer Ocampo   December 2021 Orange Bowl Committee Communications Assistant
Russell Philipp   December 2021 Florida Atlantic University Director of Facilities and Event Management
Max Rosenberg   December 2021 Purdue University Global Manager, Student Success


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