MBA Student Advisory Council

The faculty and the Online MBA in Cybersecurity Risk Management program administration select students to serve on the Professional MBA Student Advisory Council based on academic achievement and leadership potential. This special honor reflects the confidence that the faculty, administration, and fellow peers have in these students while also fostering collaboration among them.

The MBA Student Advisory Council:

  • Provides the Associate Dean and the program administration with direct feedback on the MBA experience
  • Act as liaisons between the student body and staff
  • Provide recommendations to improve current and future student experience

The council provides an opportunity for students to network and make connections beyond their classmates with colleagues across MBA programs.


  • Alondra Aponte PMBA '23

  • Bernard Blackburn PMBA '23
    Elite Property Management

  • Yanely Garcia PMBA '23
    Industrial Engineer
    American Express Company

  • Lorena Guimaraes PMBA '22
    Veteran Affairs Work Study
    Florida International University

  • Nicholas Madrigal PMBA '23
    Sales Representative
    Miami Heat

  • Hisham Mirsa Lopez PMBA '23
    Sales Manager
    Belen Trading Company

  • Mohammad Shehadeh PMBA '22
    Pump & Munch

  • Jody Spaziano PMBA '23
    Senior Manager, Professional Recruitment
    Restaurant Brands International

FIU Contacts

  • William G. Hardin III (Ex-Officio Member)
    FIU College of Business - Chapman Graduate School

  • Angel Burgos (Ex-Officio Member)
    Executive Director, MBA & MIB Programs
    FIU College of Business - Chapman Graduate School

  • Krishnan Dandapani
    Faculty Director, PMBA Programs
    FIU College of Business - Chapman Graduate School

  • Diana Medina
    Associate Director, Student Experience, MBA Programs
    FIU College of Business - Chapman Graduate School