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Fin Bonset

MSA, Airport Development & Management, 1999


Alumni & Adjunct Professor Fin Bonset

Fin Bonset ’96, ’99 M.S.A., an adjunct professor in the College of Aeronautics, has taken on a new role as VHB director of aviation services. With more than 20 years of domestic and international airport planning and project management experience, including about three years as VHB manager of airport planning, Bonset will work to advance and expand VHB’s solid foundation as a complete aviation service provider.

“Aviation is a forever-changing world. Every project is different, and every client is different,” Bonset says. “I am all about helping the future generations of airport experts. There is more to aviation than just flying.”

Occupation: Director of aviation services at VHB

Preoccupation: Surfing

Three-Word Bio: Energetic. Persistent. Traveler.

Advocates: Florida Tech Alumni Association, diversity in the work place and environmental stewardship

Last Adventure: Iceland trip with my wife

Never: Settle for less.

Always: Go for it.

Bruce DeForest

Space Sciences, 1969

Bruce DeForest ’69 stopped by the Alumni House to chat about his time at Florida Tech and his career working on the lunar landing team at NASA and in the space and defense sectors before pursuing equestrian management and life on the golf course.


1969 Alumni

LaCresha Nelson

Mathematical Science/Computer Science, 1997

LaCresha Nelson ’97 will receive a Modern Day Technology Leaders Award at the 33rd annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Conference. Nelson is the program management office lead for the Medical Appointment Scheduling System program at the Department of Veterans Affairs, where she leads diverse teams in project execution and effective problem-solving.