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We are very proud of our alumni and their accomplishments. Each month, we will be highlighting alumni from hundreds of careers that Broward College has offered since our opening in 1960. If you, or someone you know would like to be featured, please click here to submit your information.



Janet Wincko

Senior VP of Associate Relations

City Furniture

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Alumni Spotlight

Janet earned her A.A. degree at BC, and both her BBA and MBA from FAU College of Business. She is a Senior Human Resource executive with over 30 years experience who consistently demonstrates an outstanding ability to manage, lead and transform organizations, and communicate and collaborate effectively at all levels.

Nancy Cammarata

Senior Recruitment Specialist

Chewy and Contract and Freelance

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Alumni Spotlight

Nancy earned her A.A. degree along with a Business Management Certification from BC, and her Bachelor's from FAU. In addition to her career success,, she is also a community leader and mentor, and is known for her support, positive energy, laughter, and encouragement.

Tamara Chase

President and CEO

Chase Roofing and Contracting

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Alumni Spotlight

"I had attended many classes over the years, one at a time and when I got serious I ended up going to BC to complete my A.A. and then to NSU to complete my Bachelor's degree. The common denominator of all the work I do, is to leave things better than where they started".

Martelli Adeka

Financial Advisor

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

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"Broward College was one the best academic experiences I've had in my academic learning. I enjoyed the flexible schedule, it allowed me to work full time. The staff I encountered was helpful and supportive. I desire to give back to BC's continuing success".

Vianca Hashimoto

Senior Associate Banker

Chase

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Alumni Spotlight

“As a first-gen student, it’s been a great opportunity to attend such an amazing college. Because of Broward College, I’ve gained experience that will forever be with me, experience that I hope to eventually pass on to another person.”

Braulio Hashimoto

Personal Banker

Chase

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Alumni Spotlight

“I know that in this amazing country which I call home, dreams are possible if you are willing to put in the work.” “As a first-gen student, it’s been a great opportunity to attend such an amazing college – I feel so blessed. My biggest dream is to become a millionaire and be financially independent."

Patricia O. Urquiaga

Founder & CEO

Urquiaga & Company, LLC

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Alumni Spotlight

"I am grateful for BC because it was the stepping stone to building my successful career. It helped me to define what I wanted to pursue in life, and gave me the academic foundation to pursue my BBA from FIU and my MBA from Syracuse U.

Brenda-Lea Morrison

President, Young Professionals Nwtwork

Urban League of Broward County

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Alumni Spotlight

"Today, I begin my term as President for the Urban League of Broward County Young Professionals Network (YPN). I joined YPN in 2015 at the age of 21 as an unbelievably shy sophomore at BC, seeking a way to help bridge the gap from being a college student to becoming a young professional."

Addison Verklas

Director of Product Management

AutoNation

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Alumni Spotlight

"Addison possesses the unique traits of not only being keen on automotive retail, but he also has a passion and drive for technology. Addison has developed key enhancements to AutoNation’s sales systems. that drive incremental sales for the organization."

Bonnie Flynn

Nonprofit Administrator & Distinguished Alumna

Consultant

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Alumni Spotlight

Broward College made it possible for me to continue college after raising children. Broward College provided the individualized classes and support to achieve my educational goals and career success. I am grateful Broward College was there for me."