Christopher Columbus High School

A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958

Columbus Connects Career Day

The Brotherhood Gives Back

Various members of the Christopher Columbus High School alumni base participate in Career Day annually and offer current Explorers the chance to further prepare for the professional world beyond high school. 

2019 Career Day Participants

Dr. Joe Accurso III (1988) Doctor of Chiropractic/Owner, Accurso Chiropractic Life Center,
Jose Arango (1996) Attorney, Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman,
Dan Brea (1995) Wealth Manager, BNY Mellon Wealth Management,
Ed Callahan (1975) Public Servant, Miami Dade County Public Schools,
Michael Carricarte (1959) Enteprenuer, Mathon/American Assurance Intl.,
Julian Casal (2002) Attorney, Casal & Moreno, P.A.,
Ernie Castro (1987) Executive VP-General Manager, Florida, Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirts,
RJ Sanchez de Varona (1981) MEC Development Associates, Principal,
Joey DiBernardo (1992) Owner, Primal Joe,
Carlos A. Gibert (1990) Supervisory Special Agent, FBI,
Rick Gonzalez (1990) Partner, Ernst & Young LLP,
Bing Herald (1972) CEO & Founder, Valencia Health Solutions, LLC,
Nelson Hernandez (2003) Wealth Advisor, Coral Gables Trust,
Robert Lasky (1985) FBI Agent in charge of the Miami Division, FBI,
Richard Lopez (1983) Marketing Director, Lifestyle Media Group | South Florida Business & Wealth, rlopez@SFBWMAG.COM
Gus Machado, Jr. (1985) Director of Sales at Brickell Travel, Brickell Travel,
Antonio Medina (2001) Director of E-commerce Operations, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines,
AJ Morales (1993) President, One Seed,
Jose Perez (1992) Owner, OrchidMan Landscape,
Alfredo Puig (2009) Sales Operations & Salesforce Consultant, Ryder,
Jaime Rodriguez (1992) Attorney, Law Office of Jaime Rodriguez Jr.,
Alex Silva (1994) Silva Architects, LLC, Architect,
Fernando Tapia (2000) Managing Partner, Invest Quest Partners,
Orestes Triana (1979) CEO, Greens Garages,
Will Trueba (1986) Patent Attorney, Trueba & Suárez, PLLC,
Tim Van Hemert (1979) Commercial Ocean Marine Underwriting, Great American Insurance Group, tvanhemert@GAIG.COM


List of 1 members.

We would love more Christopher Columbus High School alumni to participate in our next Career Day. This is a great way for you to reconnect and influence future Explorers. We are looking for graduates who are working in any of the following fields:
  • Engineering
  • Computer Sciences
  • The Arts
  • Law
  • Social Services
  • Hospitality
  • Communications
  • Business/Finances
  • Medical/Allied Health
  • Science
  • Athletics
  • Public Services  
If your field is not listed above, but you would like to participate, please contact Dr. E. Carter Burrus and he will add you to our list.
Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

Columbus is fully accredited by AdvancEd and a member of the National Catholic Educational Association.