Associate Consultant for Marketing and Business Development
Jose Antonio (TJ) Villamil serves as Associate Consultant for Marketing and Business Development at The Washington Economics Group, Inc. (WEG). He supports the executive management in marketing and in business development. TJ is the founder of the Villamil Group and previously he was the Manager of Social Media for the Keiser University System of Florida.
Among other experience, he served as the University of Florida (UF) Special Assistant to the University President from May 2014 to December 2014. During his role, he was also the assistant corporate secretary to the UF Board of Trustees. He assisted the UF President oversee a $4.6 billion budget, 50,000 students, 16 colleges, two academic health centers and more than 150 research centers. In this role, TJ directed special projects and gave strategic advice to then President Bernie Machen and the UF Board of Trustees. TJ ended his role when Dr. Machen retired after 12 years of service to UF.
TJ is a proud double graduate from UF, receiving his Master degree in Entrepreneurship from the Hough Graduate School of Business, and his undergraduate degree in Telecommunications – News from the College of Journalism and Communications. TJ proudly served as the Student Body President for UF from 2012-â2013 to represent the 50,000-âmember student body of the Gator Nation. During that period, TJ also represented all student interests on the UF Board of Trustees and on the boards of directors of the UF Alumni Association, the UF Foundation and the University Athletic Association.Back to List