They are heavily involved in sustainable development and have invested in more than 500,000 watts of solar voltaic electrical generating capacity. They have been recognized for their environmental work including being the Alachua County Conservation Stewards of the Year, receiving a Sustainable Florida Award presented by Governor Jeb Bush and recognition by the national Alliance to Save Energy. They have established two major endowments at the University of Florida including one in support of the Warrington College of Business Administration.
Ms. McGurn (BSBA ’73, JD ’78) is a past chair of the UF Foundation Board of Directors and past chair of the Foundation Audit Committee. She is co-chair of UF Women which works to engage women in leadership and philanthropy at UF. She was also a member of the Steering Committee for UF’s Fisher School of Accounting. She earned a BSBA in accounting and a JD from the University of Florida.
Dr. McGurn (BSBA ’72, MBA ’73, Ph.D. (’81) is past chair of the Florida Museum of Natural History and the UF Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies. He has a PhD in Real Estate, Finance and Economics, a BSBA in Management and a Masters in Real Estate and Urban Land Planning, all from the University of Florida.