UWF Executive Mentor Program and Pen Air Federal Credit Union to host Fall Financial Boot Camp

Press release: The University of West Florida Executive Mentor Program and Pen Air Federal Credit Union will host the fall Financial Boot Camp on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, from noon to 2:30 p.m. in the College of Business, Building 76A, Room 103.

The boot camp, aimed at students, is held twice a year and invites financial professionals to present guest lectures about financial literacy, personal finance and preparing for post-graduate life. Pen Air’s John Heckmann, finance and investment manager, will present “How to Save For Retirement,” and Scott A. Arkills, senior vice president and chief lending officer, will present “Understanding Credit.”

The workshop is free and open to the public. Presentations will begin at 12:30 p.m. To learn more, visit uwf.edu/executivementor. To RSVP, contact the Executive Mentor Program at executivementor@uwf.edu or 850.474.3239.


About the UWF Executive Mentor Program: The Executive Mentor program matches students from the College of Business with influential community business leaders who share their personal and professional experience, knowledge and skills. The one-on-one mentor relationship allows for individual attention to the students mentees’ career aspirations, professional development and networking needs. The access to local business leaders provides students with an inside track for full-time, post-graduate employment.

About the University of West Florida: Founded in 1963, the University of West Florida is a vibrant, distinctive institution of higher learning with undergraduate, graduate and targeted research programs. With multiple locations in Northwest Florida, the University serves a student population of more than 12,000. Dedicated to helping students realize their full potential, UWF favors small class sizes with quality teacher-scholars who deliver personalized, innovative, hands-on learning and leadership opportunities