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Sylnovia Holt-Rabb

Alumni Spotlight: Sylnovia Holt-Rabb

"A Florida A&M University alumna that received both her Bachelor’s degree and MBA from the HBCU has been chosen to lead economic development for the city of Austin, Texas! " Read more from HBCU Buzz >>

Ray Fregia Jr.
Alumni Spotlight: Ray Fregia Jr. Wins National Recognition for Community Service  and Industry Accomplishments

(New York, NY, November 8, 2021) – The nomination of Ray Fregia Jr., president and dealer principal at Courtesy Ford Lincoln in Danville, Illinois, for the 2022 TIME Dealer of the Year award was announced today by TIME. More >>


Student Spotlight – Mulbe Dilard

SBI Senior and Captain of the University Golf Team, Mulbe Dillard joins Golf Today to discuss playing in the APGA Tour Event at the Farmers Insurance Open, seeing more players of color getting opportunities at the PGA level and more. Read More >>


Alumni Spotlight – Jonathan Quarles

Congratulations to Jonathan Quarles on his new book “MAKING DOLLARS WHILE MAKING CHANGE: The Playbook for Game Changers”.

In his new book, (on-sale January 7, 2021; BMcTalksPress), Quarles journeys through his formative personal and professional experiences, highlighting how they have shaped him as an entrepreneur.


Eric Gillman

Alumni Spotlight – Eric Gillman

Congratulations to SBI Alum Eric Gillman on his promotion to join the PwC LLP partnership!  “These newly admitted partners represent the next generation of leaders who put people first—leaders who do the right thing for our staff and clients, for our teams and for our communities." 



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