About Us

The DeSantis Center partners with organizations and individuals to provide practical, relevant and applied learning experiences that fully utilize the strengths and resources of the FSU College of Business.

We focus on developing entrepreneurial and strategic leaders who can solve complex business challenges, drive organizational change, develop others and advance the mission of their organizations. Our programs bring together academic research and practical frameworks that can be applied to solve your most pressing business challenges. Participants are challenged through simulations, interactive exercises, action learning and team challenges.

Faculty & STAFF

Randy Blass

Randy Blass

Director, Executive & Auxiliary Programs; Executive Director, Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship; and Senior Lecturer, College of Business


Jeffrey Horton

Jeffrey Horton

Managing Director

  (850) 644-7475


Jared Kennedy

Jared Kennedy

Financial Manager

  (850) 644-2509



Blake Renfro

Director of Business Development


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