Several people with UCF ties have been named to Florida Trend magazine’s 2020 Florida 500 list, which recognizes the state’s most influential business leaders.
The selections — chosen from 60 business categories — were based on their contacts in regional business circles, “culminating in a highly selective biographical guide to the people who really run Florida.”
Four people named to the list are on the UCF Board of Trustees: Chair Beverly Seay and members Alex Martins ’01MBA, Harold Mills and William Yeargin.
- Seay, a longtime leader in Central Florida’s modeling and simulation industry, has served on the board since 2013. She is a member of the National Center for Simulation Hall of Fame and also served as chair of the Dean’s Industry Advisory Board for the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
- Martins, vice chair of the board, is CEO of the Orlando Magic. He is also a member