College of Business Golf Classic Expected to Grow into Signature Fundraising Event
By Denise Gravatt | 10/30/2023Tags: Deans-Office | Giving | Our-College | Press-Releases
Categories: Alumni | Announcements | Initiatives | Faculty/Staff | Students
Organizers of FAU College of Business’ Inaugural Golf Classic at Broken Sound Club say they expect the event to launch a new tradition of connecting alumni and local businesses while raising money for student scholarships and experiential learning opportunities.
The Oct. 26 event supported student success at the College of Business. Two foursomes tied for first place in the 18-hole scramble: Matt Wentzel, Jeremy Saroza, Nani Chlimper and Carlos Lara from Coastal Waste & Recycling and Chris Cole, Matt Prager, Don Wright and Johnny Kahn from FAU Executive Education.
Third place went to NextEra Energy’s Charles Walsh, Scott Bishop, Joseph Fenimore and Glenn Vincent.
FAU Alumni’s Marcus Schnellenberger and Katie Burke took top honors respectively in the men’s and women’s Closet to Pin contest. FAU Athletics’ Ryan Gallan won the men’s Longest Drive contest, while Stacy Pedersen of Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa won the women’s competition.
Other sponsorships for the day included:
- Valet Sponsor l The Geo Group
- Bloody Mary & Mimosa Sponsors l Coastal Waste & Recycling l Florida Power & Light
- Hydration Sponsor l Call Center Concierge
- Practice Green Sponsor l FAU College of Business Information Technology & Operations Management Department
- Driving Range Sponsor l NextEra Energy
- Hole Sponsors l 4Imprint l Elite Agency l Northwestern Mutual -The Striano Financial Group l Withum l Balistreri Real Estate l Sustainable Sprinkler
- Club Course Foursome Participants l Alarm Partners l Coastal Waste & Recycling l Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa l Florida Power & Light l JP Morgan Chase & Co. l Kaufman Rossin l NextEra Energy l South State l FAU Adams Center for Entrepreneurship l FAU Alumni Association l FAU Athletics l FAU College of Business & Executive Education
- Spectator Support l Palm Beach County Food Bank