Shark Tales

Alumni Spotlights are stories of prominent NSU alumni and their experiences, designed to give alumni a voice to share their inspirational stories. Please tell us about your great stories by clicking here.

Vaughn Alliton, M.B.A.
Vaughn Alliton, M.B.A.

Home: Manhattan, N.Y.

Profession: Executive Director at Morgan Stanley

Amy Bustmente, B.S.
Amy Bustamente, B.S.

Home: Hollywood, FL

Profession: Health/Water Sanitation Educator at the Peace Corps

Sandra Brown, B.A.
Sandra Brown, B.A.

Home: Atlanta, GA

Profession: Attorney at The Law Offices of Sandra L. Brown, PC

Onica Charles, M.P.A.
Onica Charles, M.P.A.

Home: Sunrise, FL

Profession: Founder & Executive Director at International Children's Outreach, Inc.

Alan Conner, B.S., M.B.A.
Alan Conner, B.S., M.B.A.

Home: Atlanta, GA

Profession: Fixed Income Analyst at Spectrum Advisory Services, Inc.

June Degnan, B.S.
June Degnan, B.S.

Home: Sitka, AK & Juneau, AK

Profession: Park Ranger at Sitka National Historical Park & President at Haven House

Jeffrey Forrest, Ph.D.
Jeffrey Forrest, Ph.D.

Home: Denver, CO

Profession: Chair & Professor of Aviation & Aerospace Science at Metropolitan State College of Denver

Steven Gorin, D.O.
Steven Gorin, D.O.

Home: Aventura, FL

Profession: Orthopedic Surgeon at Institute of Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics

Pauline Grant, M.B.A.
Pauline Grant, M.B.A.

Home: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Profession: CEO of Broward Health, North Broward Medical Center

Roy Grimsland, M.B.A.
Roy Grimsland, M.B.A.

Home: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Profession: Founder and President of Six Degrees Consulting Corp

Jeffrey Grove, D.O.
Jeffrey Grove, D.O.

Home: Largo, FL

Profession: President/Family Practitioner at Suncoast Medical Associates

Gabrielle Haliburton, M.S.
Gabrielle Haliburton, M.S.

Home: Mercerville, NJ

Profession: Speech-Language Pathologist at Burlington Countyh Special Services

Jennifer Hayes, D.O.
Jennifer Hayes, D.O.

Home: Clearwater, FL

Profession: Gynecological Surgeon at Visionary Women's Centre

Emily Kelley, BS
Emily Kelley, B.S.

Home: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Profession: Senior Manager of Business Development for PGA TOUR Golf Course Properties

Paul Kudelko, D.O.
Paul Kudelko, D.O.

Home: Clearwater, FL

Profession: Medical Doctor at Clearwater Cardiovascular and Interventional Consutltants

Howard Layne
Howard Layne, M.S. '98, D.P.T. '04

Hometown: Davie, FL

Profession: Owner, Ortho-Sport, Inc.

Mark Levy, J.D.
Mark Levy, J.D.

Home: West Palm Beach, FL

Profession: President of Century Village Real Estate

George Lindemann, M.B.A.
George Lindemann, M.B.A.

Home: Miami Beach, FL

Profession: President of B.C. Property Investments

Keith Lorren, M.B.A.
Keith Lorren, M.B.A.

Home: Miami, FL

Profession: Entrepreneur and Culinary Artist at http://keithlorren.com

Francesca Mardis, B.A.
Francesca Mardis, B.A.

Home: Miami, FL

Profession: Masters student, History

Fernando Martinez, M.S.
Fernando Martinez, M.S.

Home: Miami, FL

Profession:Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Jackson Health System

Tracy Mayfield, Psy.D.
Tracy Mayfield, Psy.D.

Home: Mountain Home, ID

Profession: Mental Health Flight Commander at Mountain Home Air Force Base

Tony Nakhla, D.O.
Tony Nakhla, D.O.

Home:Orange County, CA

Profession: Dermatologist at the OC Skin Care Institute

Hayley Oligane, BS
Hayley Oligane, B.S.

Home: New Cumberland, PA

Profession: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine candidate, Nova Southeastern University

Honors Alumni
John Paul, B.S. and Dana Altschul, B.S.

Hometowns: Plantation, FL and Hollywood, FL

Professions: Assistant state attorney at the Broward County State Attorney’s Office and dermatology physician assistant

Arlene Pecora, M.B.A.
Arlene Pecora, M.B.A.

Home: Davie, FL

Profession: CEO of the Signature Grand

Hillel Presser, J.D.
Hillel Presser, J.D.

Home: Deerfield Beach, FL

Profession: Attorney at The Presser Law Firm, P.A

Drew Richardson, Ed.D.
Drew Richardson, Ed.D.

Home: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Profession: President/CEO of PADI Worldwide

Dan Rubenstein, M.S.
Dan Rubenstein, M.S.

Home: Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Profession: Managing Partner for Zipworks

Karen Schell, M.S.
Karen Schell, M.S.

Home: Emporia, KS

Profession: Director of Cardiopulmonary Services at Newman Regional Health

Joe Schott, B.S.
Joe Schott, B.S.

Home: France

Profession: Chief Operating Officer - Senior Vice President of Euro Disney Associés SCA

Eugene Strasser, J.D.
Eugene Strasser, M.D., J.D. '01

Home: Coral Springs, FL

Profession: Plastic Surgeon at Cosmeplast

Khalil Tahrawi, EdD 96
Khalil Tahrawi, Ed.D. '96

Home: Manassas, VA

Profession: Professor at Johns Hopkins University

Sally Thompson, Ed.D.
Sally Thompson, Ed.D. '09

Home: Long Island, NY

Profession: Education Consultant

Anne Toth, Ed.D.
Anne Toth, Ed.D.

Home: Sarnia, Ontario, CA

Profession: Clinical Social Worker

Kim Tran, B.S.
Kim Tran, B.S.

Home: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Profession: Assistant Manager of Campaign Logistics for the Committee to Retain Judge Lopane

Laurie Van Wyckhouse, M.S.
Laurie Van Wyckhouse, M.S.

Home: Tampa, FL

Profession: Owner of NutriTutor.com

Robert Vasquez, BS
Robert Vasquez, B.S.

Home: Miami, FL

Profession: President at Kitchen Porter Tech, Inc.

Joan Wenk, M.S.
Joan Wenk, M.S.

Home: Cleveland, OH

Profession: Founder, President, & CEO of Creative Playrooms & Montessori Childcare Centers