Alumni Board

The FIU Business 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.

Support the College’s alumni and community engagement efforts through signature events such as the BizPanther Game Changer Series, Panther Alumni Week (PAW), and the College’s Alumni Chapter and Affinity Council events.

Participate and promote programs such as the Inspiring Futures Mentor Program through the JCB Hope Initiative, assist with student recruitment, placement, and hosting corporate tours.

Garnering financial support for the College in support of the Next Horizon Campaign and promoting sponsorship of the College's programs and students.

Alumni Board Chairman

  • Miguel Horvath (BBA '00, MSF '15)
    Managing Director, Private Wealth Advisor
    Horvath Wealth Management


  • Jeanelle Boscan (BBA '05, MBA '07)
    SVP, Head of Human Resources
    Ocean Bank

  • Andres Campo (BBA '00)
    Amazon Web Services Startups

  • Leonardo Cordero (BBA '03)

  • Claudio Cury (MBA '01)
    Managing Director, Supply Chain Finance
    Wells Fargo Capital Finance

  • Edgar de la Calle (BBA '04)
    SVP, Head of Human Resources
    Ocean Bank

  • Jose Diaz (BBA '86)
    Principal, Co-Founder & Co-Owner
    Compass Office Solutions

  • Sharon Fine (BBA '99, MSF '11)
    VP, Sr. Personal Investment Portfolio Manager
    Northern Trust

  • Alexander Garcia (BBA '05)
    Branch Manager
    Caliber Home Loans, Inc.

  • Joseangel Garcia (BBA '04)
    VP & Cash Management Manager
    Ocean Bank

  • JC Gomez (BS '04, MBA '13)
    Senior Project Manager
    Wellington Construction Group

  • Benny Gonzalez (BBA '03)
    SVP, Corporate Banking Manager, South Florida Corporate & Institutional Banking
    PNC Bank

  • Maureen Mascaro (BBA '08)
    Founder and Chief Project Officer
    The Common Area

  • Barbara Pestana (BBA '02)
    Director U. S. Professional Strategy and Sales, Skin Health
    Johnson & Johnson

  • Claudia Prado (BBA '17)
    SVP, Head of Human Resources
    Ocean Bank

  • Jesus Rodriguez (BS '96)
    Director, Public Relations & Corporate Social Responsibility, LatAm

  • Alex Rodriguez (BBA '09)
    Senior Audit Manager

Past Alumni Board Chairman 2019-2022

  • Eddy Augsten (BBA ’03)
    Managing Director
    Concurrent Advisors

Past Alumni Board Chairman 2016-2019

Past Alumni Board Chairman 2014-2015

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

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

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.