College welcomes new members of various boards

September 20, 2021

They’re accomplished industry professionals, business leaders and executives. In many cases, they’re alumni who want to stay connected and give back. They’re new members of various department and center advisory boards for the College of Business.

The college sees them and the boards on which they serve as essential to its curriculum, ranking and standing.

Board members exchange ideas and give students networking opportunities with influential business leaders.

Below, we offer lists of all those who recently joined the college’s various boards.

College of Business Board of Governors

Roy Apple (BS Finance ’86)
Managing Director and Wealth Partner, J.P. Morgan Wealth Management
North Palm Beach, Florida 

Denise Dexter (BS Finance ’93)
COO, Carolinas Market and East Region, JLL
Charlotte, North Carolina

Erin Ennis (MBA ’90)
President (Retired), Residential Elevators
Tallahassee, Florida

Raul Garcia (BS Accounting ’89)
Principal, Kaufman Rossin
Miami, Florida 

Gail Knight (BS Accounting ’82)
Co-Founder & COO (retired), Bob Knight Photography
Tallahassee, Florida

Colleen Dean Miller (BS Accounting ’02)
Senior Vice President and Manager Funds Treasurer’s Office, PIMCO
Hollywood, Florida 

Max Oligario (BS Finance ’99)
Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager, Global Commercial Banking, Bank of America
Tampa, Florida

Randall Vitale (BS Management and Multinational Business ’99)
President, Hoffman’s Chocolates
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Complete list of board members

Accounting Professional Advisory Board

J.D. Pellecchia (BS Accounting & Finance ’89)
CEO, PFS Financial
Tampa, Florida

David Silver (BS Accounting & Finance ’09) 
Partner, BDO
New York, New York

Julia Blair Turner (BS Accounting ’19; MAcc ’20)
Senior, Technical Accounting Advisory Group, EY
Safety Harbor, Florida

David Zangrilli (BS Accounting ’10; BS Finance ’11) 
Senior Manager, RSM
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Complete list of board members

Business Analytics, Information Systems and Supply Chain Board

Ronald F. Decanio (BS Management Information Systems ’98)
Head of Sales, Chronosphere
Dallas, Texas

Cristina M. Cahill Larkin (BS Marketing ’92)
Chief Operating Officer, Spero Therapeutics
New York City, New York

Cody C. Lewis (BS Real Estate & Management ’08; MBA ’11)
Chief Financial Officer, TopCat Markets, Inc.
Asheville, North Carolina

Rebecca L. Matthews (BS Finance & Marketing ’08)
Senior Director, Customer Success, Catalina USA
Raleigh, North Carolina

Nicholas S. Spinks (BS Management Information Systems & Finance ’01)
Managing Director, Protiviti
Miami, Florida

H. Jordan Weitz (BS Accounting & Finance ’00)
Senior Director, Compliance Risk intelligence Group, Carnival Corporation
Miami, Florida

Complete list of board members

Department of Finance Professional Advocacy Board

Kevin Kacer (BS Accounting ’11)
Partner, K-2 Ventures
Miami, Florida 

Complete list of board members

FSU Real Estate Center Executive Board

Bryan Borland (BS Economics ’05)
Managing Director, Wood Partners
Orlando, Florida

Keith Davidson (BS Accounting ’82)
Co-Founder & CFO, Walton Communities
Atlanta, Georgia

Robert Esposito (BS Accounting ’87)
CFO, Stiles
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 

Alison Williams (BS Finance & Real Estate ’03)
Senior VP and Chief Production Officer, Walker & Dunlop
Tampa, Florida 

Complete list of board members

Recent Alumni Board

Nicole Catalano (BS Economics ‘19)
Investment Banking Analyst, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
New York, New York

Lauren Flannery (BS Hospitality Management ’17)
Global Sales Enablement Program Manager, Medallia
Austin, Texas

Javier Grevely (BS Finance & Real Estate ’20)
Investment Research Associate, Wellington Management
Boston, Massachusetts 

La' Vontae Johnson (BS HR Management ’18)
HR Manager, Microsoft
Atlanta, Georgia

Katherine Kiernan (BS Finance & Marketing ’12)
Senior Manager, Finance & Strategy, Walmart
Bentonville, Arkansas

Garet Marr (BS Risk Management & Insurance & Real Estate ’15)
Senior Director, Franklin Street
Chicago, Illinois

Lindsay Segool (BS Risk Management & Insurance ’19)
TRAC Associate, Marsh & McLennan
Lake Worth, Florida

Kitty Wu (BS Marketing & Professional Sales ’14)
Regional Vice President, Salesforce
New York, New York

Complete list of board members

RMI Executive Council

Kyle Ulrich (BS Finance ’02)
President/CEO, Florida Association of Insurance Agents
Tallahassee, Florida

Complete list of board members

Student Investment Fund Board

Diahann Lassus (BS Management ’76)
Managing Principal, Peapack Private Wealth Management
New Providence, N.J.

Eric Muñoz (BS Finance ’00; MBA ’07)
Senior Vice President, Alianza Wealth Management Group, Raymond James
Miami, Fla.

Kyle Riva (BS Management ’77)
Owner, Alexander Investments International
Winter Park, Fla.

Complete list of board members