Rinker MBA Alumni Award Recipients

The Rinker MBA Alumni Award Recipients recognizes an alumna/alumnus from the Masters of Business Administration program in the Rinker School of Business. The award will be presented at the Annual MBA Awards Ceremony and the individual has been a graduate of the University for at least five years.

2014 Recipient

Brendan Lynch '03 MBA

Brendan Lynch, agent and an owner of The Plastridge Insurance Agency with offices in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Palm Beach Gardens and Stuart, serves on the board of directors of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County and is on the boards of several local organizations.
Lynch majored in economics and minored in Spanish at East Carolina University. He received his MBA from Palm Beach Atlantic in 2003. His community involvements include serving as a board member for 211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, director for the Florida Association of Insurance Agents, North County Executive Council member for 1st United Bank and board member of PBC Credit Union. He also is a state-authorized continuing education instructor for insurance courses.
Lynch is a 2002 graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County, and he served as past chairman of Future Florida Insurance Leaders. Lynch and his wife, Lisa, live in Lake Worth and are the parents of Aidan, 7, and Liam, 4.

2012 Recipient

Priscilla Taylor '99 MBA

2011 Recipient

Dr. Thorne Donnelly '98 MBA

Past Recipients  

2010: Alan Crowetz '89/91 MBA '10  
2009: Rita Weller ‘92/’95 MBA          
2008: Paul Donahue ’99 MBA            
2006: Richard Barnes ’98 MBA