Wit Ostrenko

Profile Updated: April 5, 2015
Wit Ostrenko
Wit Ostrenko


Wit Ostrenko


Wit Ostrenko


Yes! Attending Reunion
Residing In Tampa, FL USA
Spouse/Partner Ruslana Panov
Homepage www.celerityinvestments.net
Occupation Investment Management
Children Derick, born May 6, 1986. Professor LSU
Mariana born April 26, 1993. Graduating USF Nursing School
Military Service U.S. Coast Guard  
Attending Hialeah Race Track Buffet and Cocktail Party (05/01/15)


Attending Dinner/Dance at Milander Center For Arts & Entertainment (05/02/15)


Attending Softball Game & BBQ (05/03/15)



Retired from 37 years in Science Center/Museum world. Last 27 years building the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa.

School Story

Hung out with my best friend Tim Blizzard. Made lots of great friends. Graduated! Went to Miami Dade Jr. College Science A.S. Great School. Finished BS in Zoology from FAU in 1969 studying hard core science; Fine school. Served in U.S. Coast Guard for four years in Miami Beach. I know rough duty but some had to protect our boaters. Took graduate work in Ecology at U. Miami while in the Coast Guard. Go Canes(Ted and Mike understand). Finished Master's of Science with research in Everglades and Big Cypress. Started career at Miami Science Museum and then help build the Historical Museum of Southern Florida. While there finished my course work at NOVA Southern for a Ph.D. in Oceanography but remain a.b.d. (all but dissertation).

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Wit Ostrenko posted a message.
Nov 15, 2019 at 2:15 PM

Holy smokes! Another day another Birthday ?? Happy Birthday Bro!Seems like yesterday when we were celebrating our 14th Birthday ??

Wit Ostrenko posted a message.
Sep 07, 2019 at 5:12 PM

Happy Birthday Long time no say. How are you.

Wit Ostrenko posted a message.
Feb 08, 2019 at 1:05 PM

Hi Jim,
We are practically neighbors. Give me a call 813-534-2398.

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Mar 17, 2016 at 12:43 PM
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Apr 29, 2015 at 11:27 PM

Most talented athlete and coach I have ever met. Best family man and family. Best friend I have.

Wit Ostrenko posted a message.
Apr 25, 2015 at 2:02 PM

Hi Alan,
Congrats on a successful career and family.
Sorry you won't be able to make the reunion. Good healing on your wife's hip.

Wit Ostrenko posted a message.
Apr 15, 2015 at 2:25 PM

Hi Ron,
Good to see that you are coming. Started my own investment company! Starting small and keeping my powder dry doing short term trades till I see which way this market is going. Doing a lot of currency work. Always an opportunity. See you in May.

Wit Ostrenko posted a message.
Apr 09, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Hey Bill,
Good to see you are still kicking.

Wit Ostrenko has left an In Memory comment for Barry Snowden.
Apr 06, 2015 at 8:33 AM

Goodbye Barry,

Lots of memories of a wonderful man. 

Wit Ostrenko has left an In Memory comment for Leslie Blackstone.
Apr 05, 2015 at 8:33 PM

I met Leslies in seventh grade at Miami Springs Jr. High. She always sat just in front of me because she was smarter and more beautiful. Last saw her at a reunion in tallahassee.  Bye Leslie

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