About the College
Junior Advisory Council
Title: Associate, Financial Investment Professional, Goldman Sachs.
Bio: Ashley Washington is a financial investment professional in the Investment Management Division at Goldman Sachs. She joined Goldman Sachs as a legal entity controller in the Finance Division and in 2013 she moved to the Chicago office, where she spent her time managing the company's retail asset management presence for broker-dealer advisors in San Francisco. She holds a bachelor's degree in finance from USF.
Title: Acquisitions Analyst, Landeavor.
Bio: Anson Angail works as an acquisitions analyst for Landeavor, a real-estate development company based in Tampa. An advocate for community involvement and service, Angail is a member of Emerge Tampa Bay. Prior to joining Landeavor, Angail was senior associate at Deloitte and was chosen as Deloitte Ambassador at 2016 Olympic Games. Angail graduated from USF with a bachelor's degree in accounting.
Title: Senior Audit Analyst, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Bio: William Brewer is a senior audit analyst at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Prior to joining the firm, he was a senior corporate accountant for IPG- Intertape Polymer Group and a senior audit assistant at Deloitte. He graduated from USF with a bachelor's degree in finance, and earned his master's degree in accounting at Wake Forest University.
Title: Manager, Compliance & Performance, Tampa Electric Company
Bio: Brian Buckley is a Tampa native, USFAA life-member and a licensed professional engineer in the state of Florida. He works at Tampa Electric Company as manager of compliance and performance. He received an MBA from USF in 2003. In 2009, he co-founded the College of Business Alumni Society and has been involved as the chair or vice chair from 2009 to 2015.
Title: Special Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer, Orlando Magic.
Bio: Kayla Chesanek is a special assistant to the chief operating officer of the Orlando Magic, where she manages special projects for sales, client services, marketing, arena operations and retail. Chesanek was previously a client engagement consultant for Bill Sutton & Associates. A graduate of USF, Chesanek holds a bachelor's degree in marketing and business administration and an MBA/MS in Sport and Entertainment Management.
Title: Business Consultant, Self- Employed
Bio: Giampiero Fuentes is a self-employed business consultant. He works on multiple billion dollar companies' national digital, print and web advertisement campaigns and pulls groups of different professionals together from their own personal networks to develop projects. Fuentes graduated from USF with a bachelor's degree in finance and from Harvard University with a master's degree also in Finance.
Title: Equity Research, Manning and Napier Advisors.
Bio: Chris Gryniewicz is currently an equity researcher for Manning and Napier Advisors. His responsibilities include generating, recommending, tracking investment ideas and conducting in-depth industry research and analysis. He previously was involved with the Applied Securities Analysis Program at USF. Gryniewicz graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance from USF.
Title: Financial Auditor, Tampa Electric Company.
Bio: Fadwa Hilili works as a financial auditor for TECO Energy. Her responsibilities include providing independent and objective assurance and consulting services for the utility. A graduate of USF, Hilili holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in accounting, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Currently, Hilili is on the board of directors for the USF Alumni Association, and is a member of the finance committee.
Title: Insurance Agent, Shirin Khorsandian's State Farm Insurance Agency
Bio: Shirin Khorsandian-Smith is an insurance agent for State Farm, where her responsibilities include insurance and financial services. She graduated from USF with a bachelor's degree in business administration and marketing.
Title: RISC Analyst II, FIS
Bio: Jaime Mizrahi is a RISC (Risk Information Security Compliance) analyst II for FIS, a financial services technology company. He previously worked as a business intelligence analyst for Ultimate Medical Academy and bilingual survey writer and data collection at Nielsen. A graduate from USF, Mizrahi holds a bachelor's degree in economics and marketing, and a master's degree in economics.
Title: Operations Manager, the HOTH
Bio: George Papadeas is currently the operations manager for The HOTH, an Internet marketing company located in St. Petersburg. Prior to joining The HOTH in 2016, Papadeas was the executive team leader at Target where he was selected as a district trainer to guide and train new executives. He graduated from USF in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in marketing.
Title: Alternative Investment Analyst, Raymond James Financial
Bio: Shivam Patel is currently an alternative investment analyst at Raymond James Financial. Patel is involved with various community service organizations around the Tampa Bay Area including the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization of Tampa Bay and the Academy of Finance program at Northeast High School in St. Petersburg. Patel graduated from USF with a bachelor's degree in finance.
Title: Associate Sale Representative, Alcon
Bio: Zach Pietrzyk is the associate sales representative at Alcon in the North Florida division. Before joining Alcon, Pietrzyk was the assistant director of development at the University of South Florida Athletic department. He is currently on the board of USF's Alumni Association Board and is vice president of Gulch Masters of Tampa Bay Inc., a non-profit that helps support local charities. Pietrzyk earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from USF in 2011.
Charles K. Poliseno
Title: 4-H Youth Development Extension Agents, Hillsborough County
Bio: Charles Poliseno now serves the youth of Hillsborough County as a 4-H extension agent. In this role, he helps facilitate youth development programs and activities, trains and maintains relationships with volunteers, plans and manages events and tracks the county 4-H budget, all while teaching the youth of the county about leadership and civic engagement. He graduated from USF with a bachelor's degree in business economics.
Title: PCG Structured Product Analyst, Raymond James Financial
Bio: Michael Schopler is currently a PCG structured product analyst at Raymond James Financial, and is a Level II candidate in the chartered financial analyst program. He is currently on the advisory board for the Student Managed Investment Fund & Applied Securities Analysis and the finance department at USF. Schopler graduated from USF with a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance.
Title: Assistant Vice President, Bank of Tampa
Bio: Frank Territo is the assistant vice president at the Bank of Tampa, and his responsibilities include day-to-day oversight of the Bank's $450 million investment portfolio as well as the asset and liability management reporting process. Prior to that, he worked in the Treasury Department to assist in managing the Bank's investment portfolio and to take on a variety of administrative responsibilities. Territo graduated from USF with a bachelor's degree in finance.
Title: Vice President - Audit Coordinator, Citi
Bio: Brian Wing now serves as the vice president and audit coordinator for Citi. His responsibilities include information security, continuity of business, and controls tech specialist within the chief technology office's risk and control group. Wing graduated from USF with a bachelor's degree in management information systems and an MBA with a concentration in compliance, risk and anti-money laundering.