MBA in Sport Management (MBA SPORT) Alumni

Alumni Perspective

Katherine Milliken

Jennifer Alvarez


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 OCI Director of Program Management Office
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
Megan Baker   May 2004 ClubCorp Senior Vice President of Sales
Heather Kurstin   May 2004 Michelle Marros LLC Director of Operations
Scott Kurstin   August 2004 edgeMed Healthcare Executive Vice President
Brett Huebner   May 2005 University of Tennessee Senior Associate Athletic Director/ CFO
John Shumate   May 2005 Hanesbrand Inc. VP Global Brand Marketing, Champion Brand
Jay Dingwall   May 2005 Famous Folks Inc. CEO & Brand Strategist
Chris LaRoy   May 2005 Cox Automotive Inc. Director, Industry Events and Trade Shows
Stephanie Mansdorf   May 2005 Miami Dade County Public Schools Teacher
Jennifer Tobias   May 2005 Miami Heat Vice President, Creative & Digital Marketing
Chad Beattie   May 2005 Florida Atlantic University Assistant Director of Communications & Marketing
Amanda Welcomer   May 2005 Doubletree by Hilton Convention Services Manager
Kameron Kwok   May 2005 Anaheim Ducks Manager, Ticket Strategy
Kristi Martin   May 2005 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Associate Director for Recruitment
Steve McInnes   May 2005 Cellnutrition Health Head of Business Development
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 Sure Sports Director of Marketing and Business Development
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
Tiffany Porter   May 2007 Pintail Point Resort Sales & Event Coordinator
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 Mackman   May 2008 Medical College of Wisconsin Director of Planning & Market Research
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 Manager, Partnership Marketing
Jamie Quadrozzi   May 2009 Travis Manion Foundation Senior Manager, Volunteer Leader Experience
Mary Ensor   May 2009 Monat Global Director of Corporate Social Responsibility & Philanthropy
Spero Mehallis   May 2009 KARHL Executive Vice President
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 On Global Athlete Partnership Management
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 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 Sr. Financial Advisor, 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 Rugby ATL  Director of Rugby Operations
Alan Naigeon   May 2013 A&V Sports Group, LLC Licensed Players' Agent, Soccer
Thiago Motta   May 2013 Antolini Do Brasil Export Analyst
Koby Hearn   May 2013 Elevated Adjusting, LLC. Business 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 Sr. Customer Success Manager
Scott Collins   August 2013 University of South Florida Athletics Assistant AD, Ticketing and Revenue Generation
Daniel Supraner   August 2013 Premier Lab Supply Marketing Coordinator
Rob Saunders   August 2013 Jacksonville University Assistant Athletic Director, Compliance 
Jordan Catrair   December 2013 Broward Center for the Performing Arts Digital Marketing Strategist
Corie Betz   December 2013 Willow Homes Licensed Realtor
Jerome Burke   December 2013 Florida Panthers Director, Hockey Administration
Javier Gonzalez   May 2014 Atlético de Madrid Fan Experience Specialist
Jena LaMendola   May 2014 IRONMAN Director of Product Marketing
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 Newell Brands Senior Inside Sales Representative
Rachel Rodriguez   December 2015  Game Plan Customer Success Manager
Zak Smetana   May 2015 University of Pittsburgh Benefits Analyst
Nick Salerno   May 2015 Philadelphia 76ers Director of Corporate Partnerships
Jared Romance   May 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Assistant Director, Championships
Caroline Robinson   May 2015 Dallas Sports Commission Event Support Manager
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 Athletics Department Director of Annual Giving & Ticket Priority
David Johnson   August 2017 IMG Academy Football Student-Athlete Advisor
Leo Buhler   August 2017 Mindshare Nike EMEA, Account Executive
Brendan Russell   August 2017 Century 21 Schmidt Real Estate Realtor
Tyler Able   August 2017 TPG Partnership Services Director
Marilyn Morales Perez   August 2017 Northrop Grumman Program Manager
Shane Cummings   August 2017 Twister Gymnastics Business Development Coordinator
Edmee Morin-Kougoucheff   August 2017 RPT Realty Director of Leasing
Dillon Payne   August 2017 Gilt Edge Soccer Marketing

Activation Manager

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

Bryan Coco   December 2017 Pre-IPO Ventures

Chief Growth Officer

Kelsie Weekes   December 2017 Florida Atlantic University

Media Relations Manager 

Victoria Gordon   December 2017 KnowBe4

Project Coordinator

Chris Barulic   December 2017 Arlington Public Schools

Physical Education Teacher

Ronnie Burrell   August 2018 College Park Skyhawks

Assistant Coach 

Hunter Greer   August 2018 Keller Williams Realty, Inc.

Real Estate Agent

Carissa Corbett   August 2018 Milady

Digital Marketing Coordinator

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

Program Manager

Austin Luboff   August 2018 Mississauga Steelheads


Mario Rosales   August 2018 NDM Hospitality

Staff Accountant

Brooks Perry   August 2018 Niceville High School

Assistant Football Coach

Camille Morgan   August 2018 MVP Pitching & Hitting Academy


Farida Abou-Zeida   August 2018 The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Box Office Supervisor

Lara Pluska   August 2018 Friends of Gumbo Limbo

Operations Coordinator

Matthew Shehadi   August 2018 CQ Holding Company Inc.

General Manager

Michael Meury   August 2018 Deutsche Bank KYC Analyst
Chris Cominse   August 2018 Sugar Land Space Cowboys

Director, Stadium Operations

Nadim Visram   August 2018 RSM US LLP

Senior Associate

Pedro Penaherrera   August 2018 Deloitte

Consultant EFA

Daniel Gabbard   August 2018 Amazon


Fernando Alvarez   August 2018 Fanatics, Inc.

Account Executive

Ryan Able   December 2018 GA Telesis

Director of Operations

John Congemi   December 2018 Florida Panthers

Assistant Video Coach  

Domenica Jones   December 2018 Texas Tech University

Assistant AD, Human Resources

Tatyana Denson   December 2018 BMe Community Senior Experiences Manager
Ryan Gozzi   December 2018 BetMGM

Data Project Coordinator

Jimmy Moberg   December 2018 SGC Verification Manager
Erica Lewis   December 2018 DXC Technology

Senior Business Analyst

Merisa Lewis   December 2018 Lewis Marketing  Marketing Manager
Aline Miyabara   December 2018 Mundial S.A. Oficial Marketing Analyst
Brianna O'Connor   December 2018 Suntex Marinas Regional Marketing Specialist
Jessica Telusmond   December 2018 Broward County Parks & Recreation

Recreation Coordinator  

Francis Stoshak   May 2019 Fidelity Investments

Workplace Planning Consultant

Kevin Johnson    May 2019 Wells Fargo

Senior Lead Business Executive Consultant

Nicholas Battisitini   August 2019 NSports

Marketing Coordinator

Anthony Caroso   August 2019 UCF Athletics Association Inc.

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Tia Edwards   August 2019 Miami Open & Hard Rock Stadium

Inner Bowl Game Day Staff

Holly Johnson   August 2019 Equinium Sports Marketing

Creative Director

Jaylen Hinton   August 2019 Events DC

Event Manager

Alexandra Feuerman   August 2019 Bookable


Nicholas Tardibuono   August 2019 Soccer Shots Nashville

Program Director

David Marcus   August 2019 Biloxi Shuckers Baseball

Creative Services Assistant

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, College of Business

Program Coordinator

Nitin Tailor   August 2019 Touchstone Institute 

Exam Coordinator

Brianne Wojciakowski   August 2019 Florida Atlantic University Athletics

Assistant Director, Student-Athlete Development

Carolyn Scherpe   August 2019 Houston Astros

Promotions & Events Senior Coordinator

Nicole Berman   August 2019 James & Co.

Client Services

Jena Broyles   August 2019 Memphis Grizzlies

Senior Live Entertainment Coordinator

Antonio Cardone   August 2019 Inter Miami CF

Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk

Deon Curry   August 2019 Spartan Eagle Sinyard Construction Group, LLC

Chief Operating Office/Project Manager

Ayana Dunning   August 2019 Metropolitan Community College

Athletic Director

Taylor Lee   August 2019 Hemp Farms of New York

Business Development Associate

Mercedes Espina   August 2019 UMass Lowell

Assistant Director, Athletic Communications

Anthony Grassi   August 2019 D1.ticker

Senior Director of Operations

Jamie Peers   August 2019 Franciscan Health

Athletic Trainer

Erice Wingate   August 2019 Buyers Edge Platform

Tradeshow & Events Coordinator

Lou Della Fera   August 2019 Guggenheim Partners

Client Service Support Associate

Ian Chapkis   August 2019 PwC

Senior Associate

Stephanie Fonseca   December 2019 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium

Corporate Communications Coordinator

Michael Jelinek   December 2019 BC Surf and Sport Warehouse Manager
Kevin Jenkins   December 2019 Fidelity Investments Workplace Planning & Advice
Kathryn Kalian   December 2019 PepsiCo Sales Representative
Haiden Nagel   December 2019

Florida Atlantic University Athletics

Assistant Athletic Director of Development

Vince Muia   December 2019

DynaServ Florida, Inc.

Business Operations & Sports Services

Matthew Thomas   December 2019 Options Medical Weight Loss Manager of Learning & Transformation
Tyler Lee   December 2019 Dealer Services Network Operations Administrator
Lindsay Olewinski   December 2019 Snowden Lane Partners Client Relationship Manager
Christian Pourreau   December 2019 Seyfarth Shaw LLP Regional Marketing & Business Development
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
Adam Super   December 2019 US Health Advisors Health Insurance Agent
Eric Walker   December 2019 Spark Foundry Media Analytics & Insight Manager
Martin Koonce   May 2020 Self-Employed Management Consultant
Jaquez Johnson   May 2020 Osceola County School District College Career Counselor
Andrew Parker   August 2020 Jacksonville Jaguars Account Manager - Group Sales
Kassi Coviello   August 2020 CollegeAdvisor Operations Associate
Blaire Mershon   August 2020 Fanatics, Inc Manager, Sub-Licensees
Gina Schaefer   August 2020 Spectraforce Technologies HR Specialist
Ray Ellis   August 2020 NP, Inc. Business Development Coordinator
Jennifer Evans   August 2020 The Drone Racing League Associate Manager, Media Production
Alice McCall   August 2020 TCU Athletics Assistant Coach, Men's Recruiting Coordinator
Jerry Oommen   August 2020 Atlanta Hawks Staff Accountant
Michael Mesa   August 2020 FanDuel Customer Operations Lead
Amanda Blanchard   August 2020 Tenet Healthcare Marketing Manager
Nithin Nair   August 2020 ServiceTitan Customer Success Manager
Sam Manley   December 2020 G.O.S.S Industries International Inc. Director of Business Development
Justin Lewis   December 2020 New York Yankees Account Executive,Ticket Sales & Service
Andre Gomes   December 2020 Trek Florida Store Manager
Alexandra Goryainova   December 2020 Keti Sorely Designs Inventory Specialist/ Assistant Manager
Skyler Milton   December 2020 Alliance Sport Marketing Creative Services Manager
John Slater   December 2020 Transition Sports & Entertainment Account Coordinator
Ryan Kolakowski   December 2020 Wilson Sporting Goods Co. Marketing Specialist
Riley Conroy   December 2020 Southeastern Louisiana University Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Aaron Dean   December 2020 NFI Logistics Coordinator
Stephen Minichiello   December 2020 Chicago Cubs Account Executive, Premier Services 
Danielle Michon   May 2021 PerimeterX Marketing Contractor
Shane Walker   May 2021 Relais & Chateaux Front Desk Manager
Adam DiPilato   May 2021 Misfits Gaming Manager, Global Partnerships
Kylie Magar   August 2021 University of Arkansas Assistant Director, Athletic Communications
Carly Brown   August 2021 Utah Youth Soccer Association Director of Operations & Finance
Ronny Chica   August 2021 TekPartners Recruiter
James Lipscomb   August 2021 New Jersey Devils Facilitator, Hockey Information & Operations
Savannah Shamblin   August 2021 Ryder Systems Inc. Location Rental Manager
Wajih AlBaroudi   August 2021 CBS Sports Writer
Alex Ballistreri   August 2021 Learfield Partnership Services Coordinator
Dakotah Wilson   August 2021 Orlando City SC Manager, Marketing and Fan Engagement
Laura Bostwick   August 2021 Equestrian Sport Productions, LLC Sponsorship Manager
Jeff Gullett   August 2021 Boca Woods Country Club Director of Golf
Lyric-Avri Schmalz   August 2021 Nike Coach
Brian Susskind   August 2021 Taymar Sales U at Uconn Account Executive
Craig Hall   August 2021 AT&T Retail Store Manager
Phillip Keon   December 2021 PGA National Resort Outside Operations
Stanley Baptiste   December 2021 Muddy Princess Corporation Event Production Manager
Asha Bartholomew   December 2021 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium Manager, Events
Zachary Burleson   December 2021 Chruchill Downs Inc. Sr. Partnership Development Manager
Jennifer Ocampo   December 2021 Loudoun United FC Communications and Content Manager
Russell Philipp   December 2021 Florida Atlantic University Director of Facilities and Event Management
Max Rosenberg   December 2021 Sports Business Classroom Scouting & Analytics
Zachary Austin   August 2022 Miami Marlins Ballpark Operations Coordinator
Tayler Murray   August 2022 USTA Player Operations
Nicholas Puerto    August 2022 Orlando Magic Ticket Sales Account Associate
Donald Miller   August 2022 Red Hawk Golf & Resort Assistant Banquet Manager
Carolynn Wotring   August 2022 Lynn University Public Relations Coordinator
Ryan Johnson   August 2022 The King's Academy Assistant Athletic Director
Jordan Helm   August 2022 FAU Football  Assistant LB Coach
Johnathon Taylor   August 2022 Wounded Warrior Project Director of Operations & Marketing
Jenae Ambrose   August 2022 FAU Athletics Ticket Operations
Jack McCue   August 2022 Lawlor & Associates Research Intern
Jaime Sonkin   August 2022 Avron B. Fogelman Sports Museum Tour Guide & Associate
Anna Reddish   August 2022 Spirit of Giving Network Marketing & Communications Intern
Brandon Larsen   August 2022 FAU Athletics Facilities Assistant
Jordan Elliott   August 2022 Foundation Building Materials IT Training Assistant
Rebecca Lutz   August 2022 2aDays Intern Coordinator
Zack McKeown   August 2022 FAU Basketball Graduate Assistant
Hanna Vernetti   August 2022 University of South Florida Assistant Director of Events
Tyler Krull   August 2022 FAU Baseball Graduate Assistant Baseball Coach
William Rutherford   August 2022 Procurement Leaders Account Executive
Jared Lenner   August 2022 FanDuel Operations Agent
Elias Connor   August 2022 Boston Red Sox Ticket Service Rep
Mikhail McSwain   August 2022 The MJM Beauty Owner
Cesar Farro   August 2022 FanDuel Customer Operations Agent
Angel Ortiz   August 2022 Quality Carriers Scheduling Analyst
Jessica Young   August 2022 YMCA of Central Florida Sports Coordinator
Gabrielle Mayo   August 2022 Owl Baseball Academy Operations Assistant
Kevin Kern   August 2022 JP Sports + Entertainment, LLC Event Assistant
Jordan Bush   August 2022 Steve W Martin Assistant Accountant
Aja Bear   August 2022 FAU Athletics Communications Assistant
Michael Borriello   December 2022 FAU Athletics Director of Baseball Analytics
Karly Deland   December 2022 Nashville Sounds Baseball Club Entertainment & Promotions Manager
Sam Dugdale   December 2022 Sports Info Solutions Business Development Solutions
Lisa Anne Higgins   December 2022 FAU Athletics Executive Assistant to the Director of Athletics
Tiffany Phouangphrachanh   December 2022 Solomon Group Live Events Production Cooridnator
Jonathan Riseberg   December 2022 Interactvie Marketing Sport CRM Analyst
Alexis Bennet   May 2023 eXp Realty Real Estate Agent
Joanna Gomez   May 2023 Robert Half Senior BSA Workday Financialist
Ralph Greene   May 2023 Josue Garcia CPA, LLC Accountant
Maya Amm   August 2023 Shoot Straight Inc. Office Assistant
Austin Evans    August 2023 Hire with Jarvis eCommerce Talent Partner
Natanael Feliciano    August 2023 Collins Aerospace Delivery Assurance Co-Op
Noah Fleming   August 2023 FAU Athletics Ticket Sales Associate
Kathryn Herrmann   August 2023 American Top Team Director, Programs & Memberships
Christine Jarman   August 2023 FAU Athletics Assistant Volleyball Coach
Ta'Shyra Johnson   August 2023 Team Empire Sports CEO
Gi Krstec   August 2023 FAU Athletics Women's Soccer
Tyler Mumford   August 2023 FAU Athletics Men's Basketball Graduate Assistant
Faith Padgett   August 2023 FAU Athletics Director of on Campus Recruiting
Filippo Pezzoli   August 2023 Mission Bay Country Club (Tennis Academy) Marketing Sports Analytics
Joseph Pucciarelli   August 2023 FAU Athletics FAU Football Graduate Assistant Coach
Jason Strunk   August 2023 Somerset ISD Athletic Director
Grant Summers   August 2023 Victory Sports Management Event Specialist
Hunter Tomko   August 2023 Atlanta Braves Ticketing Operations, Coordinator
Nicholas Tronti   August 2023 FAU Athletics Football- Offensive Assistant
William Wormsbecher   August 2023 Palm Beach Xtreme General Manager
Maggie Wyngowski   August 2023 FAU Athletics Ticket Operations Assistant Director

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