Alumnus leads audit department at one of Florida’s largest accounting firms

Business alumnus Frank Gonzalez ’90 was planning to study law when an accounting class at FIU captured his attention.

The rest is history. Today Gonzalez leads accounting firm MBAF’s audit department across all offices as well as the firm’s financial institutions and SEC practices. MBAF is South Florida’s largest accounting firm by billings, and the fourth largest in number of CPAs, according to the South Florida Business Journal.

Frank Gonzalez
Frank Gonzalez

At this spring’s FIU Business commencement ceremony, Gonzalez was honored with the Outstanding Alumnus FIU Medallion.

One of the highlights, Gonzalez recalled, was speaking to an auditorium filled with soon-to-be graduates ready to embark on new adventures and their proud relatives.

“I challenge each and every one of you 2018 graduates to go out there and tell the world what FIU Business is all about,” Gonzalez said at the ceremony April 29. “Join us in making this university even greater for those coming behind you.”

Gonzalez shares his story in a one-on-one conversation with