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Current Mentors

UWF is very thankful for our dedicated industry professionals who give their time and energy to help UWF students prepare to successfully enter STEM career fields. Those noted with a graduation cap are UWF alumni.

Ms. Fatina Abu Okab   Business Consultant/Owner Endeavor
Mr. Gary Baker
Principal System Architect Lockheed Martin
Mr. Emilio Bustillo   Operational Risk Analyst III - Real Estate Navy Federal Credit Union
Mrs. Emily Cone   Account Manager - Recruiter Lead TEKsystems
Mr. Joshua Cook
Clinical Research Coordinator Andrews Research & Education Foundation
Mr. Robert Cruz
SVP, Engineering New Century Health
Mrs. Haley Dearborn
Testing Technician USA Health Children's and Women's Hosptial
Mr. Prakash Dhimal
Computer Scientist US Naval Research Laboratory
Mr. Scott Doss
Lead Engineer USAF
Mr. Louis Erickson   COO Bit-Wizards
Mr. Mason Evans
Specialist Leader Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Dr. Kaitlin Fair
Engineer U.S. Air Force
Ms. Sara Floyd   Process Safety Engineer Georgia Pacific (Brewton, AL)
Mr. Robby Fussell
Principal Architect - Trusted Advisor AT&T Cybersecurity
Dr. Jodie Gray   Scientist/Engineer  
Dr. Joe Guanci   Lab Manager/Bench Chemist - Analytical Chemistry (Retired)  Eastman Chemical Company
Mr. Doug Heatwole   Environmental Consultant (Retired) Ecology and Environment, Inc.
Dr. Sharon Heise   Chief Research Officer Florida Institute for Human Machine Cognition (IHMC) 
Dr. Carmia Hines   Independent Consultant Mary Kay
Mr. Patrick Houghton
VP of Technology ActiGraph
Mrs. Emily Hunt
Senior DevOps Engineer  
Ms. Madeline Iffert   Production Quality Engineer GE Renewable Energy
Mr. Tad Ihns
President/CTO Avalex Technologies
Ms. Jordan Jones   Electrical Engineer Crane A&E
Mr. Chips Kirschenfeld
Senior Scientist, Department Director Escambia County Natural Resources Dept
Mr. Douglas Leal
Director, Data & Analytics CGI
Dr. Steven Linnville
Research Psychologist ICON/GPHS
Dr. Christopher Main
Environmental Scientist Delaware Dept of Natural Resources & Environmental Control
Mr. Andy Majewski   Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Avalex Technologies (Mercury Systems)
Mr. James Martin   CAD Engineer II Mercury Systems
Mr. Momar Mattokcs   Executive Plant Manager GE Renewable Energy
Mrs. Charlene Mauro
Director/Adjunct Professor Navarre Beach Marine Science Station
Mr. Shawn McGee
VP Production (Retired) Dyets, Inc.
Mrs. Peggy Milz   Flight Solutions Quality Manager BAE Systems
Mr. Brian Mitchell   Pipeline Coordinator Air Force Research Laboratory
Mr. Michael Moore
Senior Consultant CGI
Mr. James Morris
Program Manager GBSI
Ms. Brittany Neilson   Experimental Psychologist/Engineering Psychologist US Navy
Ms. Ann Novakowski   Business Systems Analyst Navy Federal Credit Union
Ms. Brittany Orschel
Craft Beer Specialist International Wines & Craft Beer
Dr. Karl Pfeiffer
Asst. VP, Advanced Science & Technology Division Atmospheric and Environmental Research
Mr. David Phillips   Prototype/Product Engineering Manager Mercury Systems
Mr. William Randall, III
Electrical/Systems Engineer Torch Technologies, Inc. 
Dr. Diana Ratcliff
System Engineer  
Mrs. Case Richards
Manager, Business Intelligence & Data Science Navy Federal Credit Union
Mrs. Jennifer Richardson
Physician Assistant/Practice Owner Gary Gotthelf & Associates
Ms. Jacie-Rae Rivard
Medical Assistant Precision Family Medicine
Mr. Thomas Skinner
Manager, Cyber Systems Engineering  
Mr. Shane Smith
R&D Engineer IERUS Technologies
Mr. Matthew Stephens
Senior Director of DevOps Paramount
Mr. Michael Viron
Director of IT & Software Engineering KontactIntelligence / VetCV / VeritasHealthcare
Mr. Tuan Vu
Cyber Operations U.S. Air Force
Mr. Brandon Walton   Member Service Representative Navy Federal Credit Union
Ms. Missy Ward   Business Advisor (Retired) Air Force Research Laboratory
Ms. Jennifer Wasilenko
Digital Engineering Subject Matter Expert U.S. Air Force Civilian Service