"Creating a New School"- An Alumni Article for Business Miami

"Creating a New School"- An Alumni Article for Business Miami

By Rochelle Broder-Singer 

In 2012, when he became president of the Latin Builders Association (LBA), the largest Hispanic construction and real estate association in the United States, Bernie Navarro had a mission for the industry organization: have a lasting impact on South Florida. Navarro is CEO of Benworth Capital Partners, one of South Florida’s largest private mortgage lenders, and is a member of the School’s Real Estate Advisory Board. He envisioned a charter high school run and supported by the LBA. Within months, the LBA Construction and Business Management Academy was a reality. This is the first business charter school started by a business association, such as the LBA, in the US.

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"Graduation Story: Vikesh Patel" - Alumnus Profile for University of Miami

"Graduation Story: Vikesh Patel" - Alumnus Profile for University of Miami

By Rochelle Broder-Singer | 05/17/2017

Student Government, Greek Life and academics have all been important parts of University of Miami senior Vikesh Patel’s UM experience. He graduates this spring from the College of Engineering with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, along with a minor in Business Law.

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"Major Gift Supports Entrepreneurship, Promenade" - An article for Univeriversity of Miami School of Business

"Major Gift Supports Entrepreneurship, Promenade" - An article for Univeriversity of Miami School of Business

By Lauren Comander

Through a significant gift, the Finker-Frenkel Legacy Foundation created the Business Plan Competition Endowed fund, which will forever finance the annual University of Miami Business Plan Competition, hosted by the School of Business. The foundation’s gift also financed renovations of the School’s outdoor gathering and study space, which was dedicated Nov. 14 as the Finker-Frenkel Family Promenade.

Now in its 16th year, the Business Plan Competition awards nearly $50,000 in prize money annually to University of Miami students and alumni to help them launch or grow startup ventures.

Fall 2017 BusinessMiami magazine

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University of Miami - Conference Coverage

University of Miami - Conference Coverage

As publications consultant to the University of Miami School of Business from 2000-2018, Rochelle served as publisher and editor of the school's twice-a-year magazine for alumni, students, donors, faculty, staff and community. In addition, many conferences hosted by the UM School of Business were covered by Rochelle and the RB Editing team. Conference coverage spanned accross a variety of global business industries including Real Estate and Healthcare. 

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BusinessMiami – A Magazine for the University of Miami School of Business

BusinessMiami – A Magazine for the University of Miami School of Business

As publications consultant to the University of Miami School of Business from 2000-2018, Rochelle ran the school's twice-a-year, 45,000+-circulation, magazine for alumni, students, donors, faculty, staff and community. Members of the RB Editing & Writing team wrote for the magazine, copyedited it, assisted as managing editors and more.

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"Dressed Success" – Alumni Profile for the University of Miami School of Business

"Dressed Success" – Alumni Profile for the University of Miami School of Business

By Rochelle Broder-Singer

“If you’re going to have a successful business today, you have to make it successful,” says Stephen Stern, COO of Lord Daniel Sportswear, an apparel company based in Sunrise, Fla. As the company celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, Stern believes one of the keys to its success has been focusing on a niche group of older customers who are often ignored. …

Spring 2014 BusinessMiami magazine

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