FAMU News & Notes: Abdi new chief of staff at FAMU
Tallahassee Democrat/Tallahasee.com – May 19, 2014
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) President Elmira Mangum has named Shamis Abdi, MBA ’11, her new chief of staff. Abdi, who is the president's liaison to FAMU’s Board of Trustees, began her post on May 1. “Abdi comes to FAMU with more than 16 years of experience in management, operations and consulting,” notes the article. “She most recently served as the director of operations at the Girls Preparatory Charter School of New York, an ‘A’-ranked school by the New York City Department of Education.
Interline Brands Appoints Fred Pensotti CFO
Citybizlist – May 18, 2014
Fred Pensotti, MBA ’94, was named chief financial officer of Interline Brands, Inc., a leading distributor and direct marketer of broad-line maintenance, repair and operations products to the facilities maintenance end-market. “Pensotti joins Interline with 23 years of experience, holding a number of senior finance positions at Sabre Corporation, American Airlines and Eagle Management and Trust,” the article notes. “Most recently, Mr. Pensotti served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller at Sabre, a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry.”
Bostonia Partners Hires Randall E. (Randy) Male, Major Addition to Bostonia’s Renewable Energy Finance Practice
Bostonia Group – May 15, 2014
Bostonia Partners LLC announced that Randall E. (Randy) Male, MBA ’91, has joined the firm as a managing director with a specialization in the renewable energy sector. “A veteran finance executive with over 25 years of experience, Mr. Male has an extensive background in corporate and project financing, capital raises, strategy, and mergers and acquisitions,” reads the article. “In particular he brings a breadth of relationships in the renewable energy sector, having led the development of over 1GW of wind and solar projects in the U.S. and Canada.”
IMedicor, Inc. Announces John Schneller As Chief Financial Officer
AZTV7/CABLE 13 – May 6, 2014
iMedicor, Inc., a provider of portal-based, software services for the health-care industry, appointed John Schneller, MBA ’96, to the position of chief financial officer. Schneller has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, including several positions at Wall Street firms as an analyst, investment banker, and money manager.
Bering Straits President & CEO receives Unsung Hero Award
Alaska Business Monthly – May 5, 2014
Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) President and CEO Gail Schubert, MBA ’81, received the Unsung Hero Award from the Northwest Indian Bar Association. The annual award honors an attorney for his or her outstanding contributions toward improving the legal and political landscape of Pacific Northwest Indian Country. “Schubert is known for her leadership and service to the Alaska Native community,” notes the article. “She is Treasurer of the Alaska Federation of Natives, Vice Chair of the Akeela Treatment Services Board, Vice Chair of the Alaska Native Justice Center, Vice Chair of the ANCSA Regional Association, and Chair of the Alaska Retirement Management Board.”
Rabobank Promotes Arthur Munoz to Senior Vice President
NoozHawk – April 24, 2014
Arthur Munoz III, MBA '06, has been promoted to senior vice president, senior relationship manager for Rabobank N.A.’s Middle Market Division, where he will be responsible for providing financial services for commercial clients.
Specialized Loan Servicing Names New Senior Vice President Of Research & Analytics
PR Newswire – April 16, 2014
Ryan Conser, MBA '02, was named senior vice president of research & analytics at Specialized Loan Servicing LLC (SLS), an independent, third-party mortgage servicer.
ICE Announces Management Appointments and Board for ICE Futures Singapore and ICE Clear Singapore
Yahoo Finance - April 16, 2014
Vijay Iyengar, MBA '84, has been selected to serve on the boards of ICE Futures Singapore and ICE Clear Singapore. IntercontinentalExchange Group (ICE) is the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets.
Cannabis Therapy Corp. Appoints Science Pioneer Dr. Cohava Gelber to Board
PRInside.com – April 15, 2014
Cohava Gelber, MBA '02, has been appointed to the board of directors for Cannabis Therapy Corp, a development stage enterprise focused on the business of manufacturing and marketing pharmaceutical-level products containing phytocannabinoids for the treatment of various conditions and diseases.
Eaton Partners Forms Global Secondary Advisory Business
Money News – April 11, 2014
Kevin Imhoff, MBA ’09, has been appointed to the Secondary Advisory Group of Eaton Partners. This group will provide customized solutions to clients managing private equity, real asset, real estate, venture capital, and illiquid hedge fund investments.
DHA Builds a Healthier DoD Workforce Through Shared Services
Federal News Radio – April 10, 2014
In this radio show, Dave Bowen, MBA '77, director of health care IT and chief information officer at the Defense Health Agency, and Navy Captain James Poindexter, acting division chief of Medical Logistics Shared Services, discuss information technology and medical logistics.
Yahoo Finance – April 8, 2014
Peter Sinisgalli, MBA '82, was named CEO of Eze Software Group, where he looks “forward to leading such a strong organization, helping it execute against its short- and long-term strategic vision while accelerating its growth even further in the years ahead.”