The Alumni Board serves as an extension of the FIU Alumni Association and is the College's external voice. Members act as ambassadors for the College, sharing their values, support and strengths to provide direction to move the organization forward.

Guided by the College’s strategic priorities, members of the Alumni Board are vital partners who, through their involvement, create a culture of pride and strong loyalty by communicating the vision and mission of the College of Business and its alumni efforts to fellow alumni and the community.

The Circle focuses on three strategic areas: Engagement, Service and Development.

Engagement: Support the College’s alumni and community engagement efforts through signature events such as the Hall of Fame, Homecoming, PAW Week, and the College’s Alumni Chapter and Affinity Council events.

Service: Participate and promote programs such as the College's Mentor Program, assist with student recruitment, placement, and hosting corporate tours.

Development: Garnering financial support for the College through the Annual Fund Campaign, and promoting sponsorship of the College's programs.

To learn more about becoming a member of the Alumni Board, contact Yanyn San Luis, Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving, Office of Development & Alumni Relations, (305-348-5495 or

Alumni Board Chairman 2016-2019


Lorenzo Perez Jr. (MSIRE ’07)
Premier International Properties, Inc.


Eddy Augsten
Branch Manager, Co-Founder
WealthEngage, Inc.

Alex Binelo
Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC

Andres Campo (BBA '00)
Founder & CEO
Axxis Solutions

Jose Chomon (BA ’04)
Integrations Delivery Manager 
Alight Solutions

Leonardo Cordero
CEO, Co-Founder
wiSource Group

Jose Manuel Diaz (BBA ’86)
Compass Office Solutions

Benjamin Díaz (BAcc '95, MST '96)
Managing Director
Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC

Sharon Fine
Vice President, Personal Asset Portfolio Manager
Northern Trust

Miguel Horvath
Private Wealth Advisor 
Horvath Wealth Management

Misha Kuryla-Gomez (MIB '04)
Misha's Cupcakes

Yuni Navarro (BBA '99)
Executive VP 
Ocean Bank

Barbara Pestana (BBA ’02) 
Vice President of Sales 
L'Oreal USA

Jessica Santis-Pompa (BAcc ’01)
Senior Director
Alvarez & Marsal Taxand LLC

Past Alumni Board Chairman 2014-2015

Claudio Cury

Claudio Cury (MBA ’01)
Managing Director
Wells Fargo

Past Alumni Board Chairwoman 2012-2014

Francis Hondal (BBA '87, MBA ’94)
Group Executive
MasterCard Worldwide

Past Alumni Board Chairman 2010-2012 & Alumni Leadership Campaign Chair

Alfredo Cepero (BAcc '88, MAcc '90)  
Assurance Partner

Past Alumni Board Chairman 2009-2010

Lance Benson (MBA '03)
Executive Managing Director, Global Corporate Services
Newmark Grubb Knight

Past Alumni Board Chairwoman 2008-2009

Gloria Romero Roses (BBA '92)    
Member from 2006-2011 
Nexus_Consulting, LLC

Past Alumni Board Chairman 2006-2008

Demian Bellumio (BBA '00)     
Member from 2003-2010 
Hoodiny Entertainment Group

Past Alumni Board Chairwoman 2004-2005

Josie Carreno (EMBA '99)    
Member from 2003-2007 
VP-Director, Miami Manufacturing Operations 
Beckman Coulter Corporation

Founding Chairman 2001

Augusto "Gus" Vidaurreta (BBA '80)   
Member from 2002-2010 
RAM Strategy, Inc.

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