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Accounting Advisory Board

The School's Accounting Advisory Board includes some of Miami's most prominent accounting industry leaders. The Board is chaired by Mark Margulies (BBA ’89, MSTX ’90), Florida Tax Practice Leader, Grant Thornton LLP.

The Board plays a critical role in the ongoing development of curriculum and building of the Department of Accounting that is nationally recognized for accounting research.

Board Members

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Council Chair: Council Vice Chair:
Brett Friedman, MBA’94 Raymond Zomerfeld, BBA’81
Partner Partner
RSM US LLP Zomma Group, LLP
Council Members:
Jamie Byington, BBA’81 Michael Garcia, BBA'97 JD'00
Partner Partner
Cherry Bekaert LLP White & Case
Jennifer Connelly, BBA’06 Leonardo "Lenny" Gravier, MPRA’87
VP, Finance Managing Partner
Memorial Healthcare System HLB Gravier, LLP
Beth Crews, BBA '94, JD '97, MBA '00 Tony Gutierrez, BBA'95 MST'97
Partner Associate Director, Tax
Katz Barron Berkowitz Pollack Brant
Kenneth Dubow, BBA’76 Alejandro Joya, BBA'91
Principal Managing Director
Kaufman Rossin Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC
Alan Garcia, BBA '97 Ezequiel Ladron de Guevara
Managing Partner Partner
Ernst & Young KPMG LLP
Jose S. Lamela, Jr., BBA’86 George Pita, BBA’83
Partner Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Crowe Horwath LLP Mastec Inc.
Mark Margulies, BBA’89, MST’90 Manuel E. Pravia
Florida Tax Practice Leader Principal
Grant Thornton LLP Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC 
Isabel Marini, BBA’85, MPRA’86 Bill Pruitt, BBA’66
Group Director, FMS Field Finance
Ryder System, Inc.
Stephen Nesi Henry Pujol, BBA'89, MBA'94
Partner Senior VP, Chief Acccounting Officer
PwC Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Ltd.
Michael Novak, BBA‘76 Isabelle Rodriguez, BBA’00 MBA '03
Partner Partner
Marcum LLP Deloitte & Touche LLP
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