Gerry Goldstein graduated from Pensacola Junior College in 1972 before earning his BSBA in Finance, MBA, and master’s Certificate in Entrepreneurship from UWF. He is certified in Business Model Canvas and Lean Startup from the International Business Incubator Association. He is broker/principal of Salomon-Goldstein Properties and a Visiting Instructor for the University of West Florida College in Business. He spent 10 years on Wall Street in various roles within the investment banking world. Early on, he was a short-term money market instructions trader specializing in Banker’s acceptance, Certificate of Deposits and Treasury bills and used the Eurodollar futures market to hedge cash positions. He also collaborated with team members to build two government-trading operations. Before turning to Pensacola in the early 1980s, Goldstein worked on the institutional sales desk at the Merrill Lynch headquarters in New York. At UWF, he created the Master Level Case Competition, a unique program that brought Fortune-rated companies to the UWF campus. His commitment to PSC runs deep. He launched the popular annual spring PSC Quail Hunt and fall PSC Quail Hunt & Pheasant Shoot, two major fundraisers for the PSC Alumni Association matching funds program. Each of these events typically generate enough funds to match another new PSC Alumni Association scholarship. He and his wife, Mitzi Goldstein, along with friends, retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. John Adams and his wife, Dr. Laura Magan, established an endowed scholarship for students in any field of study. His latest academic project is focused on PSC’s College of Business. PSC Students who pursue a Dr. Marjan Mazza Bachelor of Applied Science Degree – Business and Management – will be allowed to take the first two courses in UWF’s Master of Business Administration program while still at PSC. Upon completion, students will have a direct path to UWF’s MBA degree and will have finished about 10 percent of the MBA program. He is a Lifetime Charter Member of the PSC Alumni Association. He has been a PSC Alumni Association Board of Directors member since 2022.