UF Welcomes New Associate Vice President
Brandi Renton, MBA will begin her new role as the Associate Vice President for Business Affairs on November 19, 2021.
“I am truly excited to join the Business Affairs team at the prestigious University of Florida. Being selected is an honor and I look forward to contributing to UF’s preeminent growth,” said Renton.
Renton will be transitioning to UF from her role as the Senior Associate Vice President of Administrative Services at the University of North Texas (UNT). She served as a key leader for UNT in operational and administrative roles for more than twelve years and most recently leading UNT through the challenges of the pandemic. While at UNT, Renton lead a strategic partnership with Toyota Inc. to provide process improvement collaborative initiatives and training programs. Renton has more than eight years of private-sector experience in the services industry providing resources in union/non-union organizations.
Renton earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Health and Safety from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan; and a Master of Business Administration degree from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan.
“Brandi Renton has a wealth of knowledge and experience which will be of great value in the Associate Vice President role. Her ability to lead multifaceted units across the university will be a great addition to our team. We are excited to welcome her to UF’s Gator Nation,” said Vice President Reynolds.
Renton will be relocating from Texas to the Gainesville area with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time with family, exploring the outdoors, visiting theme parks, and supporting her daughter at equestrian competitions.
The University of Florida and Business Affairs are pleased to welcome Brandi Renton.