Executive Master of Science - Business Analytics & Information Systems

CLASS OF 2019 

Class of 2019
Peter Attia

Peter Attia

 

 

 

Madye Bell

Madye Bell

 

 

 

Robert Chicvak

Robert Chicvak

 

 

 

Laura Delaney

Laura Delaney
Ultimate Medical Academy

Laura is a Business Intelligence Analyst at Ultimate Medical Academy. She works as part of the business intelligence, operations and strategy team to produce enterprise-wide data analytics, reporting and process improvement. The power behind "data storytelling" and "data visualization" is what intrigued her to business intelligence. She earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida. 

James Farley

James Farley

James received a B.S. and MBA in Finance from St. John’s University in New York. He has worked various investment banking, hedge fund, hedge fund administrator, and banking jobs. He is pursuing a career change and accomplished an Associates in Programming, learning Python, Java, C++ and C# as well as SQL, ASP.Net and MySQL from Saint Petersburg College. James was Computer Science Student of the Year 2015 – 2016. He received a 2nd bachelors from Saint Petersburg College in Technology Development and Management, Data Analytics and then was accepted to the USF MS BAIS Program to pursue a career combining my finance and data analytics knowledge. James Recently worked at Citibank in the Anti-Money Laundering Unit.  

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Christopher Fennig

 

 

 

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Jasmine Gilbert

 

 

 

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Venkatesh Prasanna Gobichettipalayam Murthy

 

 

 

Sid Handoo

Sidharatha Handoo

Sid has over 22 years of hands-on and management experience in delivering process-centric ERP and Analytics solutions to various companies across the globe. Sid has led several full lifecycle implementation of diverse Oracle ERP systems with responsibility for delivering innovative and effective solutions. Working with prestigious clients including Department of Defense (DoD), Air-force, SCES, Motorola, Boeing, Starbucks, US Steel, National Institutes of Health, Veterans Affairs, Rockefeller University has earned Sid extraordinary experience in the planning and execution of all aspects of business process improvement with specific focus on Program and Project Management on large Business Transformation Programs.

Shyamala Jayabalan

Shyamala Jayabalan

 

 

 

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Anusree Jithin

 

 

 

Rajender Katyal

Rajender Katyal

Rajender has worked on software development, tech refresh, release controls, cyber security and risk management projects. He is currently providing DevOps support to application development and data warehousing teams to build and deploy apps and automate various processes. Rajender also manages code repositories and release version controls.

  

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Jithin Kocheril Jinan

 

 

 

Melissa Kurtz

Melissa Kurtz
Citi

Melissa (Mel) is currently a Compensation Analyst within HR Professional Services at Citi. Her role consists of but not limited to managing the entry and payment processing of special payments for all employees in North America and maintaining the annual bonus pool as well as annual salary increase budgeting processes globally. In 2016, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of South Florida.

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Andrew Lawrence

CCG Analytics

Andy is a Clearwater native and proud graduate of the working professional MBA program of the University of Florida. Andy's B.I. experience began as an analyst at a medical academy before moving to report engineering for a Danish firm. He now works at CCG Analytics as a Power BI consultant, where he was recently certified by Microsoft in SQL Data Modeling as well as Data Visualization with Power BI. Andy looks forward to gaining knowledge from this program to better leverage new skill sets for his current career. Andy is an avid cyclist and runner, and if you are lucky you may see him out if you happen to commute through Hillsborough or Pinellas county.

Quy Le

Quy Le
Raymond James

Quy Le started his career in IT and software development 14 years ago. Over that span, he completed Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at USF, attended Global Strategic Management course at Harvard, earned CISSP certification, and held various positions including full-stack developer, mentor, team lead, information security architect, and director IT sourcing. He has broad experience with various service delivery systems for 1000 and 500 fortune companies specialize in ecommerce, supply chain, loans, finance, healthcare, and field service. Quy is currently with Raymond James Associates and he is part of the team responsible for providing vulnerability risk matrix for the firm. Outside of work during the day, Quy spends most of his time with his lovely family and at night, he spends time on HackerOne.com to get more insights on cybersecurity. Quy is very interested in predictive analytics. Quy's main goal is to utilize his experience combine with cutting edge technologies to drive innovations, build quality cost effective products, and help his clients meeting their strategic goals.

Taras Matiychuk

Taras Matiychuk

 

 

 

Michael Mooney

Michael Mooney

Michael is a Senior Data Analyst with an S&P 500 company. His current position requires using associate performance data in order to implement solutions minimizing costs in back office support functions. Michael has held a variety of positions in publically traded corporations from a variety of industries including retail, manufacturing, banking, and transportation. The positions were mostly focused on using big data solutions to solve problems in revenue and cost analysis.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Fitchburg State University.  

 

 

Rishinaj Mukherjee

Rishiraj Mukherjee

 

 

 

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Sebastian Ojeda

 

 

 

Abhishek Prasad

Abhishek Prasad

 

 

 

Khamsouk Sanvoravong

Khamsouk Sanvoravong

 

 

 

Soumyajit Sarkar

Soumyajit Sarkar

 

 

 

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Thomas Scheiber

 

 

 

Colyer Sigety

Colyer Sigety

 

 

  

Aditya Singh

Aditya Singh

 

 

  

Alyssa Sison

Alyssa Sison
DTCC

Alyssa Sison is an IT Business Analyst at the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC). She works as part of the settlement area in the application development department. Since she started at DTCC, Alyssa has worn multiple hats including being a project manager, DR coordinator, and certified Scrum Master (CSM). She earned a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems with a Minor in Management from the University of South Florida.

Vishal Sonawane

Vishal Sonawane

 

 

 

Emanuel Tirado

 Emanuel Tirado

Emanuel is a Senior Business Intelligence Analyst and Software Developer at GC Services in Lakeland, Florida. With nearly 10 years of professional experience, Emanuel manages the data warehousing and reporting operations for multiple business segments across the country. He also assists management with process automation solutions and creates tools to support the evolving needs of the business. His experience includes Sql Server, Sql Server Integration Services, Sql Server Reporting Services, C#, ASP.NET MVC, and JavaScript. Emanuel obtained a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science with a concentration in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance from Florida Polytechnic University. He was a member of the university's inaugural class and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2017.

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Vishnu Tiwari

 

 

 

Anwut Wasupan

Anwut Wasupan
Jabil 

Anwut Wasupan is a Test Development Engineer at Jabil Aerospace and Defense. His responsibilities involve developing Printed Circuit Boards in Altium Designer along with test software in C++/C#, enabling manufacturing automation testing. He also tasks with optimizing current test code in Microsoft SQL, process improvement, and creating statistical report from test results in Minitab. Before joining Jabil, Anwut was a process engineer at Medical Device Manufacturing Company. He was involved with electrosurgical devices functional validation and software testing. He worked closely with development and quality team to effectively transfer product to manufacturing. He designed 3D printed fixtures with SolidWorks and developed software applications using C++.  He conducted regular training for Standard Operating Procedures as well as trained and certified employees in IPC Solder Certification. He earned a bachelor’s degree in management information system from University of South Florida. 

Meena Yaduguri Sundinti

Meena Yaduguri Sundinti

 

 

 

 

 

Class of 2018

Class of 2018

 

Daryl Bagley

Daryl Bagley




 

Brenton Basinger

Brenton Basinger
Coca-Cola Refreshments

Brenton currently serves as a Pricing Control Supervisor for Coca-Cola Refreshments. He was selected to be part of the core team to lead the company's transition of pricing data from Coca-Cola's legacy AS/400 system to SAP. Prior to joining Coca-Cola in 2013, Brenton was a full time student, completing his A.A. degree at HCC in Medical Sciences, Bachelorette in Political Science at USF, and M.S. in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies at USF. Brenton completed all three degrees in only three years and nine months. During his time in graduate school Brenton was honored to be selected as the 2013 "Student of Year" by the USF Center for Entrepreneurship. Prior to being accepted to the USF M.S. in Business Analytics & Information Systems program Brenton recently completed a Certificate in Python Programming at the University of Washington.

Blanca Camoretti-Mercado

Blanca Camoretti-Mercado
University of South Florida

Blanca Camoretti-Mercado has spent all her professional life in academia. She is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of South Florida (USF), and the Allergy and Immunology Division Director of Translational Research. She received her Master and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and conducted a post-doctoral fellowship at The University of Chicago (UC). She joined the faculty at UC, and in November 2012 she was recruited to USF. A recipient of Diversity, Mentor, and Teacher awards, Dr. Camoretti-Mercado is member of the Board of Directors of the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the premier professional society in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine with over 18,000 national and international physicians and researchers members. She is the current chair of the ATS Assembly on Respiratory Structure and Function, and member of the ATS Finance Committee, and the Planning and Evaluation Committee. She served as chair of the ATS Programming and Nominating committees, and of the Women Lung Conference of the American Lung Association (ALA). Dr. Camoretti-Mercado has been grant reviewer in the National Institute of Health, American Heart Association and ALA, and is on the editorial board of various professional journals. She has published original scientific, reviews and editorial articles, and book chapters. Dr. Camoretti-Mercado organized and chaired numerous symposia and poster discussions, and presented her investigations at academic and non-academic institutions worldwide. The availability of extensive databases of human clinical and biochemical parameters as well as the capability of generating large amounts of information from human and non-human studies have paved the path of personalized and precision medicine. To advance this scientific and clinical enterprise, Dr. Camoretti-Mercado will develop the ability to access data, extract their facts and statistics, and interpret their content with specialized new knowledge and skills learned in the Executive Master in Business Analytics and Information Systems at USF. 

Colt Carson

Colt Carson
Raymond James & Associates

Colt Carson is an institutional equity sales analyst who specializes in data analytics and reporting. Currently, he works for Raymond James & Associates, a diversified financial services firm based out of St. Petersburg, Florida. Colt is primarily responsible for tracking and analyzing institutional client consumption and payment data, as well as, provides analytical support for senior management within the department. Colt received a dual bachelor's degree in finance and business management from the University of South Florida, and also holds the Series 7 and Series 63 licenses.

Chris Coomer

Chris Coomer
22squared

Chris Coomer is the manager of marketing analytics for 22squared, the fourth largest independent advertising agency in the United States. His responsibilities include statistical data modeling, data management and managing business intelligence services for 22's many high-profile clients. He also serves as an adjunct professor of marketing at the University of Tampa. Prior to working at 22squared, Chris served as the global metrics lead for The Nielsen Company, creating and standardizing metrics and measurements relevant to operational data for Nielsen's largest clients. He has several years of quantitative and qualitative analysis experience and enjoys the challenging lifestyle analytics brings.

Chris earned his bachelor of arts in international business with a concentration in management information systems from the University of South Florida. He earned his MBA and MS in marketing from the University of Tampa.

Chris served six years in US Army intelligence and five years working under the Special Operations Command in many analytical and leadership roles overseas. In addition to volunteering across Tampa Bay region, Chris also sings with the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay, the principal choir of The Florida Orchestra.

TongXiang Deng

TongXiang Deng





Troy Donovan

Troy Donovan




 

Steve Downey

Steve Downey





John Goodacre

John Goodacre
Sarasota County Government  

John is a Senior System Analyst/Developer for the Application and Data Support team in Enterprise Information Technology of Sarasota County Government. Before working in technology, John had a career in the hospitality field as an Executive Chef. John uses his hospitality skills daily to assist internal and external customers of the county. As a team lead, he manages enterprise and department specific solutions, including application development, system analysis, and business intelligence needs. John leverages his knowledge and experience as a SharePoint Administrator and Developer, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Administrator and Developer, and OnBase Administrator to support enterprise solutions. Additionally, his Lean Six Sigma experience allows him to review current business processes and develop new solutions using technologies which include: ASP.NET MVC, C#, SQL Server, AJAX, JSON, JavaScript, XML, CSS, and Bootstrap. The business intelligence platforms that he uses include SAP Business Objects, Crystal Reporting, SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Server Integration Services, and SQL Server Analysis Services. John earned his Bachelor of Technology, Information Technology: Web Development from State University of New York of Agriculture and Technology at Morrisville, New York graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2008. Since then, John advanced his professional development by completing Microsoft Courses in SQL Server, Data Warehousing, and Business Intelligence. In addition, he obtained certification as a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) in 2015.

Anita Manogham

Anita Manogham





Murli Marrivada

Murli Marrivada





Ryan McMenamin

Ryan McMenamin
Verizon Wireless

Ryan McMenamin's career path has not been a typical one. His early work focused on the hospitality industry and management. However, mid-career, a passion for S.T.E.M. drove him to engineering and analytics. Applying that passion, and a lot of hard work, he obtained his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from USF, Tampa. Today Ryan works in telecommunications with Verizon Wireless. His work mainly focuses on the Radio Access Network (RAN) and its connections with mobile equipment and core network components. With Verizon he has worked as an Radio Frequency (RF) Designer, and System Performance Engineer. These jobs require a deep understanding of communications engineering principles, and are becoming more and more dependent on statistical methods and analysis to drive performance. He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Anusha Rangarajan

Anusha Rangarajan
Verizon

Anusha Rangarajan is a QA lead in Verizon for the RMI applications (CFO QA). She is a software testing QA professional having rich experience and multi-tasking skills in performing all phases of test activities on different applications (of various domain) and software products, performing role of various test management activities, test analysis and execution. She has exposure to multicultural working environment with different locale. She has a Bachelor's Degree with Major in Corporate Secretary ship, India and Masters in Political Science from University of Madras, India. She has a Diploma in Business Management from Stratford Career Institute, Washington DC.

Eric Rosenburg

Eric Rosenburg
DTCC

Eric Rosenberg is an IT Business Analyst at DTCC. He works as part of the reporting and analytics team in the IT PMO area. Rosenberg joined DTCC in 2016 and has a variety of tasks he engages in. Most of his current work involves managing financials, creating executive dashboards, creating various reports, and managing a network security project. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Business, and Psychology from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.

Rajni Sachan

Rajni Sachan
TCS

Rajni Sachan is an experienced Enterprise Business Transformation and Quality Assurance Leader with more than 17 years of experience. She started her career as a Microsoft Developer and grew her experience in technologies for enterprise transformation with digital adoptions in cloud. She has a very keen interest in disruptive technologies and innovation and has conducted seminars and session on Big Data Quality in conferences like Starwest. She has published white papers on Quality on Big Data Platforms and Digital Technologies adoption in Retail Industries as Technology Evangelist. Currently Rajni is a Business Leader and Partner from TCS with their customer where her primary role is to provide IT services and digital business transformation strategies to grow their customer business by adopting new technologies. Rajni received a bachelor's degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from University of Nagpur, India. She is also a certified Microsoft Solution Developer, CSQA and SAFe certified Agilist.

Miles Scott

Miles Scott

Miles Scott is an entrepreneur and experienced IT professional. Currently, he works as a Data Protection Engineer at a large international Bio-Tech company in the Tampa Bay Area and runs two separate companies simultaneously. As an IT professional Miles has proven experience in the fields of data protection and enterprise storage technologies. In his role as CEO and VP, he is responsible for multiple facets of operational decision making and negotiations. Miles has achieved a Bachelors of Science from the University of South Florida with a concentration in Management Information Systems. He also holds multiple IT certifications including, RedHat Certified Systems Administrator, NetApp Certified Solutions Engineer in Data Protection, and Symantec Certified specialist in NetBackup 7.5 for Windows.

Sujatha Thangaswamy Ramu

Sujatha Thangaswamy Ramu
Verizon Data Services

Sujatha Thangaswamy Ramu is a Senior Member of Technical staff in Verizon Data Services, with over 10 years experience in IT. She started her career with Verizon as an IT software developer, transitioned to solutions architect team and currently in a role of team lead for a very critical IT application. She always look out for opportunities to improve the IT processes and have played instrumental role in successful completion of several major projects in Verizon Finance IT group. Her prior experiences include IT instructor in a premier Computer Education Institute, followed by working in blue tooth technology and aerospace department in India. She earned a bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communication from Mysore University in India.

Zackerus Westfield

Zackerus Westfield