José Soto

Office Manager – Undergraduate Programs
Room: BSN 2103-A
Mailpoint: BSN 3403
Phone: (813) 974-5318

José Soto is the office manager for the Muma College of Business' Office of Undergraduate Programs. He provides direct oversight to the undergraduate programs, the Collier Student Success Center, the senior director, director and staff personnel on human resources, financial and administrative activities.

Prior to joining USF in 2015, Soto served for 24 years in the U.S. Navy, working the first nine years in administrative and financial roles and the remaining 15 years as an executive assistant for high-level Department of Defense executives and a U.S. Navy recruiter. Among his numerous duty stations were South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan. His last duty stations were in Tampa, with the U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base and the Navy Recruiting Station, where he was assigned as a Navy recruiter in the local Tampa region.

Soto graduated from Trident International University in Cypress, California, where he received a bachelor's degree in business administration.