Education: University of Florida 2019

The University of Florida is an institution on the rise. Its climb in academics, research and service have been recognized by being chosen No. 8 among national public universities in U.S. News & World Rep...

Why Greater Gainesville? Rebecca Martin Nagy

Rebecca Martin Nagy Director Emerita at Harn Museum of Art, UFJanuary 21, 2019 to present ––––––––      Sixteen years ago, when my husband Paul and I moved to Gainesville from Raleigh in N...

Why Greater Gainesville? Mike White

     Why Gainesville? That was an easy question for me and my family. For us, it obviously centers around my work at the University of Florida. UF is one of the most elite athletic programs and ...

Why Greater Gainesville? Eric Lawson

Eric LawsonCEO, North Florida Regional Medical Center–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– originally moved to the Greater Gainesville area in 2005, and then again in 2018 What year did you mo...

Why Greater Gainesville? Ed Jimenez

Ed JimenezChief Executive Officer, UF Health Shands––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––  Came to Greater Gainesville in 2010       Gainesville is one of the nation’s ...

Why Greater Gainesville? Brittany Ferguson

Brittany FergusonRebel Support Leader, Nerd Fitness–––––––– Came to Gainesville in June of 2004 to attend UF –––––––– What about Greater Gainesville stood out when comparing it to your other options? The...

Why Greater Gainesville? Mary Wise

Mary WiseGator Volleyball Head Coach ––––––––      So much of a coach’s job — and success — is based on recruiting. How successful can we be convincing 15 and 16-year-olds (yes, that’s how ea...

Why Greater Gainesville? Joe Cirulli

Joe Cirulli\Owner and President, Gainesville Health & Fitness ––––––––      It all started with a set of Mighty Mouse weights when I was nine years old and I have been hooked on health an...

Why Greater Gainesville? Kathleen Joseph

Kathleen JosephOwner, Kathleen Joseph & Associates, LLC––––––––Came to Greater Gainesville in August 2002 when she started undergraduate studies at UF–––––––– What about Greater Gainesville stood out wh...

Why Greater Gainesville? Brian Jose

Brian JoseDirector, University of Florida Performing Arts––––––––Came to Greater Gainesville in 2015–––––––– What about Greater Gainesville stood out when comparing it to your other options?  I tell anyo...