The University of Central Florida College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) will host its 17th Annual Business Hall of Fame Banquet on Thursday, February 25, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. at Rosen Shingle Creek.

For more information regarding the event, email or visit

An expected 500 attendees comprised of College of Business Administration alumni, faculty, students, corporate partners and friends of the nation’s second-largest university will gather to celebrate in style beginning with a cocktail party, followed by the Business Hall of Fame Banquet and awards ceremony. This “Casino Royale”-themed event, complete with red carpet, casino games and high rollers, will honor our most distinguished alumni and partners.

The 2016 awardees are:

UCF Business Hall of Fame Inductees

UCF business alumni who have demonstrated exceptional professional successes in their fields. This highest honor given by the college to business graduates is awarded to those who have been in the industry for at least 20 years and have brought notoriety to the university through their professional achievements.

  • Carrie Callahan, ’92 – Managing Partner, Galliard Capital Management
  • Carrie G. Hall, ’86 – Partner, Ernst & Young, LLP
  • Larry Tobin, ’83 – President and CEO, FAIRWINDS Credit Union
  • Partnership Awards

    Organizations that have initiated a successful partnership with, or on behalf of, the UCF College of Business Administration, resulting in the advancement of the college’s academic offerings or public outreach. These organizations embody the spirit of collaboration and are recognized for their initiative, leadership and involvement in the betterment of business education.

  • Burr & Forman, LLP
  • Wells Fargo
  • Entrepreneurial Alumni Awards

    UCF business alumni from any discipline who exemplify commitment, vision, calculated risk-taking, and growth potential. In their professional careers, these alumni demonstrate perseverance in the face of adversity and overcome obstacles.

  • Mark Moore, ’99 – President, Kavaliro
  • Walter Robinson, ’90 – Principal, Robinson Commercial Real Estate
  • Daniel Seeff, ’11 – Founder, Say it with a Sock
  • Notable Knight Awards

    UCF business alumni who have displayed promise and excellence early in their respective career paths.

  • Drew Belani, ’05 – Real Estate Agent, Keller Williams Realty
  • Jim Lackemacher, ’11 – Group Vice President, Sparton Corporation
  • Lance Littrell, ’09 – Client Services Manager, Reiss Engineering
  • Stacey Schaitz, ’07, ’08 – Engagement Director, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
  • Thank you to our event sponsors for their generous support:

  • BB&T
  • RB Case Consulting
  • Knight Guard Corp.
  • The Meat House of Winter Park
  • Grant Thornton, LLP
  • Individual event tickets are $60/person or guests may purchase a table of 10 for $850. Discounted hotel rooms of $99/night are available for our guests at Rosen Shingle Creek, valid Thursday, Feb. 25 through Saturday, Feb. 27. For reservations, please call 866.996.6338 and mention you are with the UCF Business Hall of Fame.