Crummer Welcomes Six New Members to the Crummer Alumni Board
New Alumni Board members bring diverse perspectives to help build a better Crummer Alumni Association.
The Crummer Alumni Board works to create a lifelong connection between the Crummer School and its alumni. It supports Crummer by providing meaningful opportunities, events, and programs beneficial to alumni. Comprised of a group of 21 volunteers, the board strives to be representative of the entire Crummer alumni population.
This new class of members is comprised of executives, leaders, and entrepreneurs who hail from six different industries – nonprofit, marketing, hospitality, finance, healthcare, and training. They span three decades at Crummer, representing the EDBA, EMBA, PMBA, and EAMBA programs. They each have their own Crummer stories with different favorite faculty, courses, and memories, but all have felt the impact that Crummer has had on their professional and personal lives. And all want to give back and bolster Crummer through the power of alumni engagement.
“One of the greatest benefits of the Crummer School is the alumni network, and the Crummer Alumni Board is vital to keeping that network strong. We are thrilled to welcome such a dynamic group of volunteers who each bring a diverse perspective to the Board and the Alumni Association. They have already hit the ground running, and I’m excited to see what they can accomplish.” – Mike Brown, Director of Alumni Relations.
Meet the new Alumni Board Members:
Sue Spitz Buchholtz ‘99MBA ‘21DBA
CEO, Evergreen Life Services
Sue Buchholtz has built a successful and distinguished career in top leadership positions with nonprofit organizations, where she has a proven track record in balancing the needs of Board of Director members, funders, clients, employees, customers, and community leaders. She currently serves as the CEO and President of Evergreen Life Services, an organization with 2000 employees providing supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities across seven states. Sue has served at Evergreen for over ten years. In addition, having worked closely with the National Center for Social Entrepreneurs for the last 20 years, she is considered a “serial social entrepreneur” and has presented nationally for the center to help other not-for-profits learn how to develop programs to increase earned income. Sue has also served on various nonprofit boards and is a graduate of Leadership Orlando, Leadership Central Florida, and Leadership Florida. She is a graduate of Eckerd College, Center for Creative Leadership. Sue holds a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degrees, both from the Crummer School.
Paige Greninger ‘01MBA
Director of Business Development & Account Strategy, Moxe, Integrated Marketing
Owner, PGFL Consulting
For the past 25 plus years, Paige Greninger has partnered with leaders within both private and public companies, as well as innovative nonprofit organizations to build brands and grow organizations regionally and globally. Paige works with Moxē Integrated Marketing as its Director of Business Development & Account Strategy. She also continues to serve clients through her PGFL Consulting, LLC. Previously, she worked at The 4R Foundation, Vision360, the Walt Disney Company, and as the Director of Alumni and Corporate Relations at the Crummer School from 1997 to 2001. Her focus continues to be in finding solutions for business problems through “outside the box” thought leadership, as well as strategic resource development. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications, and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Crummer School. Paige is married to Ron Greninger ‘01MBA and they have two children, Robert, 19 and Grace 17.
Wayne Kalish ‘01MBA
Managing Partner & CFO, Park Place Resorts
Wayne Kalish is a licensed Certified Public Account in the State of Florida and serves as Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Park Place Resorts, a luxury 130-home rental resort under development in the shadow of Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. Wayne also provides contractor-based CFO services for clients in various industries along the U.S. East Coast. He has previously served as the Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for Ruby Tuesday Restaurants, Executive Vice President and CFO for Concord Management (32,000-unit Apartment Management Company), Senior Vice President and CFO for Tavistock Group ($7 billion Family Office), and Vice President, Accounting and Corporate Planning and Analysis at Darden Restaurants. An alumnus of KPMG’s Orlando FL office, Wayne received a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Central Florida, and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Crummer School.
Michael McKee ’96 ‘97MBA
Founder, Inspire Capital Management, LLC.
Michael P. McKee, CFP®, has over twenty years of experience as a registered investment advisor and professional financial planner. He established his investment firm, Inspire Capital Management, LLC as a Central Florida–based, independent, registered investment advisory in 2003. In 2017, Mike authored, BIG INCOME – Creating Wealth with Covered Calls. Mike has a passion for charity work and has been actively involved with numerous local charities in different roles from volunteer board member to full time, Executive Director. Mike graduated from Rollins College with a degree in Economics and then graduated from the Accelerated Management Program (3/2) in 1997. His wife, Sarah, also graduated from Rollins. Sarah and Mike were married in 1997 in Knowles Chapel at Rollins. They have 2 boys, 14 and 18, and live in Maitland, FL.
Janet Morrow ’92 ‘07MBA
Foundation Vice President, Orlando Health
Janet Morrow is an experienced Corporate Vice President with a demonstrated successful history of working in the hospital and health care industry. She currently serves as the Foundation Vice President at Orlando Health where she leads a large global team of development professionals responsible for generating strong results in the area of major gifts, corporate partnerships, grants, special and fundraising events, grateful patient philanthropy, and planned giving. Previous experiences include the Executive Director of Alumni Affairs and Development at University of Florida and the Vice President of Planned Giving & Major Gifts at Orlando Health. Janet received her Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communications at Rollins College and her MBA at the Crummer School.
Tadar Muhammad ‘17MBA
Senior VP of Strategic Partnership and Development, Home Builders Institute
Adjunct Faculty, Valencia College
As the Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Development at Home Builders Institute (HBI), Tadar Muhammad leads HBI’s business development function and works with the team and other departments responsible for organizational relationships and partnerships to develop and execute the organization’s strategy that contributes to new business. Tadar is responsible for the strategic direction of the entire lifecycle of business development, from initial ideas through successful funding execution with a company budget of more than $35 million. Over the past 25 years, Muhammad has worked in human services, youth development and workforce development with a goal of developing partnerships that assist individuals with learning career-translating skills. He has participated as a featured speaker at several local and national workforce development conferences, and he serves on numerous boards and councils. A native Chicagoan, Muhammad moved to Orlando in 1983. After receiving a scholarship to Valencia College and a Warner University Organizational Management B.A., he earned his Executive MBA from the Crummer School.
Learn more about Tadar: Listen to his interview on the Crummer Connections podcast & video series.