Ricardo Fioramonte (MBA '99) has been named the new vice-president of sales at Tupy, a Brazilian multinational in the metallurgy sector. Fioramonte, an executive with 30 years of experience in the market, previously worked with companies such as Royal Dutch Shell, ZF, Gerdau and Voestalpine.
Teresa Russ Winer
Teresa Russ Winer (M.A.S. '82) won a Career Achievement Award at "The Riskies" in March, 2019. The annual awards event is sponsored by the Risk Management and Insurance Foundation at Georgia State.
Constance Dierickx (Ph.D. '98) co-authored The Merger Mindset - How to Get It Right In the High-Stakes World of Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures (Taylor & Francis) with Dr. Linda Henman. Her first book High-Stakes Leadership was published in 2016. She advises boards and senior executives on high-stakes decisions and in crisis. She has consulted to over 500 executives on five continents.
Wes Sanders (M.P.A. '03) was recently named development and communications director at Georgia Equality, the state's largest LGBTQ advocacy organization. Sanders has been with Georgia Equality since completing his masters' coursework at the Andrew Young School in 2013.
Daniel Clark (MBA '01) recently joined Logile, Inc. as senior vice president of global sales. Clark previously led sales and vertical teams at Kronos, Red Prairie/JDA and Empower.
Cory Stephens (MBA '15) recently joined BMO Harris Bank as vice president for commercial banking.
M. Tax. '99, MBA '01
David Skid (M. Tax. '99, MBA '01), a financial adviser with Morgan Stanley in the firm’s wealth management office in Atlanta, has been promoted to managing director. Skid has been with Morgan Stanley wealth management since 2006.
Thomas A (Tad) Deriso (B.B.A. '96) was named one of Virginia's Most Influential People of 2019 by Virginia Business. Deriso is president and CEO of Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corp. and Board Member of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. His wife is Emily Hiers Deriso (B.S. '96).
Edwin T. Bell (B.S. '97) has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Georgia United Credit Union. Bell has been a member of Georgia United for several years and brings operational effectiveness experience to the organization. He is currently the deputy court administrator for the Superior Court of DeKalb County/Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit.
Brionte McCorkle (B.S. '15) has been named the new Executive Director of Georgia Conservation Voters, Inc. and Georgia Conservation Voters Education Fund. She has spent her career training activists, advancing equity and inclusion in the environmental movement, and organizing grassroots voters.
M. Tax. '11
Kelly Smith (M. Tax. '11) has been promoted to partner at the Atlanta-based accounting firm Bennett Thrasher. Smith, of the firm’s Real Estate Hospitality tax practice, focuses on complex tax consulting and compliance for both domestic and foreign-owned companies within the commercial real estate industry. She has extensive experience advising foreign real estate developers on U.S. investments and transactions. Her additional industry expertise includes restaurant companies
Stephen Bradshaw (M.Tax '11) has been promoted to partner at the Atlanta-based accounting firm Bennett Thrasher. Bradshaw, of the firm’s State & Local Tax (SALT) practice, advises technology and fast-growth companies on sales and use tax issues, income and franchise tax matters, and state and local tax credits and incentives.