Devin McDaniel | PresidentEmail Devin
Hailing from Tampa, FL Devin McDaniel is the current Florida Blue Key President. She is a graduate student enrolled in the Masters in International Business program in the Hough Graduate School of Business. She just recently graduated from the University of Florida with her Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing with minors in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Retailing. Previously, she served as a Spring 2015 Executive at Large, the 2014 Gator Growl Executive Producer, the 2013 Associate Producer of Campus Events, and the 2012 Director of University of Sales. She is extremely honored and excited to be serving as the President of Florida Blue Key and is looking forward to the possibilities this year holds.
Jessica Kramer | Vice President of MembershipEmail Jessica
Jessica Kramer is a second-year law student born and raised in Miami, Florida. Before becoming the Vice President of Membership, Jessica served Florida Blue Key as a member of both the evaluations committee and bylaws revision committee and as a judge for Florida Blue Key’s Annual Speech and Debate Tournament. In law school, Jessica is a member of the John Marshall Bar Association’s General Board, a mentor at the Caring and Sharing Learning Center, and a member of the Florida Moot Court Team. Jessica recently participated in the 29th Annual Zimmerman Kiser Sutcliffe Moot Court Final Four competition where she was awarded Best Overall Competitor, Best Brief, Best Oralist, and Best Team. In February, Jessica will compete in the American Bar Association’s National Moot Court Competition in Boston, Massachusetts. Before law school, Jessica attended the University of Florida where she earned degrees in both Journalism and Psychology. During her time as an undergraduate student, Jessica held various leadership positions within Homecoming and Gator Growl, University of Florida’s Office of Admissions, Alpha Epsilon Phi, and Student Government. This summer Jessica is working at Bilzin Sumberg in Miami, Florida where she plans to pursue her passion for practicing law.
Chris Champion | Vice President of External AffairsEmail Chris
Amanda Griffin | SecretaryEmail Amanda
Amanda Griffin is a double gator with undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Advertising, a minor in Leadership, and she is current a third-year law student at UF Levin College of Law. She is from Fort Myers, Florida, and was tapped into Florida Blue Key in the fall of 2011. Before becoming Secretary of Florida Blue Key, Amanda served on the membership committee, tapping committee, and twice on the bylaws revisions committee. Her previous leadership positions at the University of Florida include Director of Public Relations for UF Homecoming and Gator Growl, Student Government Supervisor of Elections, a Senator for District C, and an Election Commissioner. She was also involved in Delta Zeta sorority, was a dancer and captain for Dance Marathon, and has served as a student representative on the UF Food Service Advisory Committee. As a law student, Amanda is currently a UF Supreme Court Justice, and a General Editor as well as the Communications Chair for the Journal of Law and Public Policy.
Brandon Perdeck | TreasurerEmail Brandon
Brandon Perdeck is a fourth year Finance major pursuing a Masters In Real Estate beginning Summer 2015 and was tapped into Florida Blue Key in Fall 2013. During his time at the University of Florida, Brandon has served as Vice Chair of Promotions for ACCENT Speakers Bureau as well as two terms as the Treasurer of his fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi. He is extremely excited to serve as the Treasurer of Florida Blue Key, Go Gators!
Austin Jurado| Homecoming General ChairmanEmail Austin
Austin Jurado is a 5th year Industrial Engineering major with a minor in Business Administration from Tampa, Florida. In his time at the University of Florida, he has served as Director of Parking and Security, Associate Producer of Operations and Associate General Chairman of Campus Events for Homecoming and Gator Growl. Austin was also a J. Wayne Reitz Scholar for the 2013 and 2014 school year and was tapped into Florida Blue Key in the Fall of 2013.
Maddie Daugherty | Gator Growl ProducerEmail Maddie
Maddie Daugherty is a fourth year student, majoring in Family Youth and Community Sciences. After she graduates from the University of Florida, Maddie plans to pursue her masters in Management. Maddie’s involvement in Gator Growl and Homecoming began as a way to get involved in one of the longest running traditions at the University of Florida. After experiencing the impact this organization has on the Gator Nation, she decided to devote her time and effort to working for and improving Homecoming and Gator Growl. Maddie’s main goal for the show is to create an event that celebrates every member of the Gator Nation and allows students and alumni to come together for the largest student run Pep-Rally in the nation. Maddie is trying to incorporate many of the aspects from previous year’s shows with exciting new aspects in order to further advance into a new stage of Homecoming and Gator Growl. In her free time, Maddie enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her friends and family.
Nikki Bailys | Divisions CoordinatorEmail Nikki
Nikki Bailys is a fourth year Applied Physiology and Kinesiology student from Jacksonville, Florida. Prior to serving as Divisions Coordinator for Florida Blue Key, Nikki was the Director of Personnel in 2014 and Assistant Director of Personnel in 2013. She was tapped into Florida Blue Key in Fall 2014. Nikki has been involved with Homecoming and Gator Growl, and held various positions in her sorority, Alpha Epsilon Phi. Upon graduation, Nikki will attend graduate school to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
Christopher Dodson | Speaker’s Bureau Chairman
Christopher Dodson is a graduate student at the University of Florida studying Information Systems and Operations Management. Christopher is from Tampa, Florida and also attended UF for his undergraduate studies. In addition to serving as the Chairman of FBK Speaker’s Bureau he is also a Graduate Hall Director for the Department of Housing and has been working on Speaker’s Bureau for four years.Email Chris