Current Executive Mentors

UWF is very thankful for these remarkable business executives who are giving their time and energy to help UWF students prepare to successfully enter the business world.

Please Note: This list represents professionals already mentoring UWF students. They are not available to mentor additional students at this time.

Brian Baumgardner President/CEO West Florida Healthcare
Knut Bergan President Ian-Conrad Bergan, LLC
Pam Bilbrey President Bilbrey & Associates
Bill Cleary Vice President of Client Relations Landrum Companies
Al Coby Past Administrator City of Pensacola
Jason Crawford CEO IRIS
Debbie Douma Dean Pensacola State College
Evon Emerson Past President/CEO Greater Pensacola Chamber
Chuck Emling RVP, Business Development Refuse Specialist, Inc.
Rick Fine Entrepreneur Resource Recycling Inc.
Al Foland Past President/CEO Corey's Jewelry, Inc.
Steve Gracik President Ashley Furniture/Turner's Furniture Holding Corp.
Jonathan Griffith Executive Vice President Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Wayne Harris CEO Crestview Chamber of Commerce
Michael Hicks President/CEO Hixardt Technologies, Inc.
Allison Hill Vice President/COO Lakeview Center
Jan Hodnett Comptroller Gulf Power
Michael Holland President and COO Coastal Bank and Trust
James Hosman Vice President/Partner AccountingFly
John Hosman Partner AccountingFly
Dave Hoxeng Owner Cat Country 97.8/NewsRadio 1620
Ron Jackson President Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund
John Kizziah President John Kizziah Insurance Co., Inc.
Rick Lambert Financial Advisor, CFP Edward Jones
Chuck Landers Senior Manager Audit/Tax Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund
Bob Larkin Sole Proprietor Robert L. Larkin Jr. Consulting, LLC
Jamie Bristow-Lavoie Founder and President Nonprofit Match, Inc.
Josh Lavoie CEO Nonprofit Match, Inc.
Scott Luth Senior VP of Economic Development Greater Pensacola Chamber
Donnie McMahon President McMahon & Hadder
Steve Moorhead Managing Partner McDonald, Fleming, Moorhead
Molly Murphy Partner Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund
Shiela Nichols Director of Marketing Pensacola State College
Mort O'Sullivan Managing Partner, Gulf Coast Warren Averett
Bob Ozburn Owner Ozburn Inc., LLC
John Peacock Financial Advisor, CFP Edward Jones
Scott Ramsey Senior Risk Manager State Farm Insurance
Steve Riggs Partner Car, Riggs & Ingram
Buzz Ritchie CEO Gulf Coast Community Bank
Patrick Rooney CEO/Lead Principal Consultant Coastal CXO Services
Christy Smith CPA & Manager Wareen Averett
Holly Smith President and Managing Partner H2 Performance Consulting
Jay Smith Regional Director Verteks Consulting
Patty Veal Director of PR Pen-Air Federal Credit Union
Patrice Whitten Executive Director, Alumni Affairs Pensacola State College
Phillip Wright CEO Santa Rosa Medical Center
Doris Young Vice President Cox Media