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Jose Antonio (TJ) Villamil

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-­â€2013 to represent the 50,000-­â€member 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.  

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