Politcal Science students at the University of Miami Coral Gables campus. Politcal Science students at the University of Miami Coral Gables campus.
Our alumni have gone on to be successful public administrators in Miami-Dade county and beyond. Below is a list of some recent influential alumni, as well as selected job titles of our graduates.

Influential Alumni

Christopher Button - Senior Advisor, Cybersecurity, Strategic Management, US. Department of Homeland Security

Carlos Curbelo - Miami-Dade School Board & Candidate for U.S. Congress

Daniel Defoe - Leadership Analyst, Central Intelligence Agency

Jorge Gonzalez - Former City Manager, Miami Beach

Edward Martos - Associate, Greenberg Traurig, PA

David Rivero - Chief of Police, University of Miami

Greg Terp - Security Director, Miami Marlins

Alina Tejeda Hudak - Deputy Mayor Miami-Dade County

Richard Tonkinson - President, Tonkins Financial, Inc.

Markus Ulmer - Energy Trader, Morgan Stanley, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Job Titles of Our Alumni

Administrator - State Employees Workers’ Compensation, Providence, RI

Advanced Imaging Specialist - Nikon Instruments, Boston, MA

Assistant City Manager - City of Fort Lauderdale, FL

Assistant Professor - Dept of Government & Justice Studies, Appalachian State University

Chief Executive Officer - Community Health Center of Richmond, Inc., Staten Island, NY

Chief of Staff - Port of Miami

Chief Purchasing Officer - Miami-Dade County

Deputy Mayor - Miami-Dade County

Development Specialist - Children’s Home Society of Florida

Director of Corporate and Institutional Giving - National Academy Museum, New York, NY

Doctoral Candidate - Askew School of Public Administration, Florida State University

Energy Trader - Morgan Stanley, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Executive Director - M&P Training & Business Strategies

Former City Manager - City of Miami Beach, FL

Health Care Analyst - Blue Cross Blue Shield

Human Resource Administrator - Miami-Dade Public Schools

International Development Associate - Chemonics International, Washington, D.C.

Leadership Analyst - Central Intelligence Agency

Marketing Manager - Historical Concepts, Atlanta, GA

Planner - Business Integration & Planning Walt Disney World Resorts

Police Director - Miami-Dade County Police Department

Process Improvement Specialist - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Professor - Alhosn University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

School Board Member - Miami-Dade County

Security Director - Miami Marlins

Senior Advisor - Cyber Security Strategic Management, Dept. of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C.

Senior Political Associate - AFL-CIO, Working American, Washington, D.C.

Senior Regulatory Analyst - Xcel Energy, Denver, CO

Town Administrator - Town of Aquinnah, MA