The FAU College of Business has been recognized by numerous media outlets, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranked FAU’s online graduate business programs 43rd in the nation in 2019, Bloomberg Businessweek, which ranked FAU’s Professional and Executive MBA 27th among public universities in the nation, and Financial Times, which ranked FAU’s executive education professional development programs #15 in the U.S. and #1 in Florida “FAU’s College of Business is accredited by AACSB – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, a recognition that only the top 5 percent of the world’s leading business colleges have earned. FAU is among the top-15 largest AACSB-accredited colleges of business in the United States, with a comprehensive slate of interdisciplinary and professional development programs.
Thomas Mersch has extensive experience in providing advice and guidance on Business Transactions and Data Privacy and Security Matters. In addition, Thomas plays a key role in the firm’s marketing and business development efforts. Tom has over 30 years of experience as an attorney, corporate counsel, entrepreneur, and businessman in multiple sectors including information technology, e-commerce, finance, travel, and government.
Thomas contributes his time and talents as a co-founder of The Venture Mentoring Team, (www.thevmt.org) a nonprofit educational 501(c)(3) dedicated to fostering the startup community by training and credentialing mentors and then connecting them with the best and brightest entrepreneurs to help startups reach their full potential. Additionally, he serves as an entrepreneur in residence at Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) School of Business and FAU’s Adams Center for Entrepreneurship. He has advised start-ups and rapidly growing businesses including the past winner of both the FAU and Enterprise Florida Business Plan Competitions. He is also a judge for The Cade Innovation Prize competition.
ABOUT KELLEY KRONENBERG
Kelley Kronenberg is a multi-practice business law firm with more than 175 attorneys and 11 locations throughout Florida and the United States. Founded in 1980, our firm is one of the fastest-growing law firms in Florida, built on relationships, and committed to exceptional client service. We serve all types and sizes of public and private companies, as well as small businesses and individuals nationwide. Kelley Kronenberg has been recognized amongst the “Largest U.S. Law Firms” by the National Law Journal’s NLJ 500, Law 360 400 and Florida Trend in 2020, America’s Top Corporate Law Firms by Forbes and Top 10 in NLJ’s Women’s Scorecard in 2019. The firm has been the recipient of many accolades most recently including Top “Largest Law Firms” in the South Florida Business Journal, Tampa Bay Business Journal and Orlando Business Journal, Florida Trend, South Florida Business & Wealth, and American Lawyer’s Daily Business Review “Review 100”. For more information, visit www.kklaw.com.
Michelle Martinez Reyes, Chief Relations Officer