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2022- 2023 Alumni Board Members

Justin Geisler



Justin Geisler is Senior Vice President for Citibank where he manages multiple teams.  He has spent the last 15 years working in banking operations, risk and controls, and project management.  He graduated from USF with a Bachelor of Arts in Management and Economics.  Justin went on to obtain his MBA from USF specializing in Advanced Management, Entrepreneurship, and International Business. He was an on-campus Kosove Scholar from 2002-2004 where he held the position of Treasurer. During his time at USF Justin was a placekicker for the USF football team from 2000-2004. Since graduating, Justin has served as the President and Treasurer of the Kosove Alumni Society for multiple years.  He also has served on the USF Alumni Board of Directors from 2017-2021 and currently is a member of the Finance Committee.  Justin is passionate about USF, community service, coaching soccer, and being a Dad. He is grateful for the Kosove Society for all the opportunities it has allowed him to become engaged at USF as well as make an positive impact on the local and global communities.

Justin Giesler



Samson Lu

Vice President

Samson was born in China and came to the US at 3 years of age. After earning his Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance and Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering from the University of Washington, he moved to Tampa, FL, for medical school at USF. He is currently a diagnostic and interventional radiology resident at USF.

Laura Eliason



DEI Committee Chair

Natalie Soyster

At Large Board Member

Mario Morano

At-large Board Member


Samantha Cavallaro

Board Member - Recent Alumni

Sam was inducted into the Kosove Society in 2017 and graduated in 2021 with a degree in Marine Biology and a minor in Psychology. While at USF, she studied abroad in Saint Lucia and Australia and served as President of the GloBull Ambassadors.  Her work includes scientific diving to monitor the effectiveness of marine protected areas, rehabilitation of injured sea turtles, and research into the affects of ocean acidification on coral reef communities. She is currently an Animal Care Specialist and Trainer for Bottlenose Dolphins at SeaWorld Orlando. Her hope is that the experiences she provides guests with encourage them to participate in conservation efforts and incorporate more sustainable activities into their daily lives with the goal of a healthy ocean for generations to come. 

Moriah Haley

Board Member - Recent Alumni (within 3 years)


Scholarship Committee Chair (1 year term)

Monise Marie

Scholarship Committee Chair (2 year term)

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