Interested in becoming an officer of the club?  Click here or scroll down to see some of the general guidelines for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year (August 2021 to July, 2022). 

Looking to fulfill CSER hours?

2021-2022 OFFICERS

Alexander Tyson
Club President
Olivia Clapper
Club Vice President

My name is Olivia Clapper, I am from Hickory, NC, and am currently a junior attending Liberty University. I am studying Business Administration: Project Management in the hopes of heading projects for a corporation one day. Whether that means working for a small business or an large company I would love to be an example of a Godly leader in the workplace through showing grace and patience to my team!

 

Apart from School and work, I enjoy playing tennis, running, and going on walks.

 

I joined AMA because I have a passion for making connections and learning how to market myself to become successful for my future career! This club provides a strong community and the necessary materials to equip young students to take on corporate America!

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Jacob Hammond
VP of Sales & Fundraising

Major: Business Professional Selling 

Year: Senior

Career Interest: Software Sales Representative or Pharmaceutical Sales Rep.

Why AMA?: AMA is an organization I should have joined earlier. As a young aspiring business leader, I believe AMA is a good gateway to start my business journey on the right foot. I'm excited for the experience, mentorship, and networking opportunities that come along with it.

Fun Fact: I've lived in 9 different states so far. 

Caden Mumford
Director of Sales & Fundraising
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Hannah Anderson
VP of Social Media

Major: Business Administration: Digital Marketing and Advertising

Year: Senior, graduating in May 2022.

Career Interest: I hope to use my skills to work in branding or consulting and eventually return to political and government work.

 

Why AMA: I believe that AMA has already greatly contributed to my success through networking and professional development opportunities. It is a great resource for any students seeking further expansion of their marketing knowledge and skills!

Outside of school and work I enjoy hiking, running, and rock climbing.

Kelsey Bagg
Director of Social Media
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Mackenzee Holloway
VP of Graphic Design

My name is Mackenzee Holloway, I am from Omaha Nebraska, and am currently a junior attending Liberty University. I am studying graphic design and business with the hopes of going into the advertising industry.

 

Whether that means working for a small business or an advertising agency.

 

Outside of school and work, I enjoy golfing, hiking, and painting in my free time. 

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Jade Marquez
VP of Communications

My name is Jade Marquez, and I am from Virginia Beach, VA. Currently I am going to be a senior at Liberty University (2022) studying Business Digital Marketing and Advertising with a minor in Digital Media Video.

 

I hope to use my skills learned from school to work in the marketing department of a company after graduation. In my free time, I love hanging out with my friends at the beach and traveling in the summer to Mexico with my family!

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Faith Lang
Director of Communications

MAJOR: Digital Marketing & Advertising

YEAR: Senior

CAREER INTEREST: In the future, I'd like to manage social media accounts and create social ads; but currently, my interest is set on website design.

My name is Faith Lang and I'm from Rocky Mount, Virginia. The AMA has introduced me to some skills I think will be extremely useful in my career. A fun fact about me is that I used to be able to speak fluent Mandarin before I was adopted at four years old. But hey, at least my Chinese name, Lanya, is still with me.

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Zachary Hill
VP of Membership

Hello! My name is Zach Hill. I am a Junior at Liberty University majoring in Business with cognates in Entrepreneurship as well as Digital Marketing and Advertising. I love the idea of having my own marketing business. I also like the idea of writing a book!

 

I joined AMA because I love marketing and this club is helping me take the necessary steps to have fun and be successful. Oh and fun fact, my favorite book is Little Women. 

Danielle Scapin
VP of Public Relations
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Cailey Ridge
Director of Public Relations

My name is Cailey Ridge and I am from Collegeville Pennsylvania. I am a sophomore studying Business Marketing with a cognate in marketing.

 

I hope to use my skills to work in a marketing department at a pharmaceutical company following graduation.

 

I chose to be a part of AMA because it allows me to connect with students and faculty within the business school who share similar goals in the business marketing world. Also to make connections in the business world. 

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CJ Simmons
VP of Competitions

My name is CJ Simmons, and I am a senior from Syracuse, New York majoring in Business Administration, Digital Marketing and Advertising with a minor in Graphic Design.

After graduation I hope to pursue an MBA with a specialization in Marketing.

 

I hope to one day use my skills to work for a company where I believe in the work that is being done. In my free time I like to play sports and hang out with friends!

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Rachel Pruski
VP of Operations

Major: Marketing: Professional Sales and Sales Management

Year: Senior

Career Interest: Insurance Industry or Corporate Lawyer

 

Why AMA: I am thrilled to join this team in serving aspiring marketing professionals! I am passionate about advancing Liberty’s chapter and pursuing excellence and learning, as well as encouraging champions for Christ who are well-equipped to enter the business world.

Fun Fact: I am minoring in Spanish and Psychology.

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Ben Anderson
Director of Operations

MAJOR: BS: Business Administration: Marketing: Sales Management and Professional Selling

YEAR: Sophomore

 

CAREER INTEREST: Small Business Owner or Sales Manager 

 

My name is Benjamin Anderson and I am from Austin, Texas. I joined the AMA at Liberty in order to learn and expand my knowledge as well as marketing connections. After graduation I plan to start my own company that will aim to provide customized home services. In my free time I enjoy cleaning and exploring with my 4-year-old Golden-doodle, Harvey.

 
 

General Officer Policies effective for 2021-2022 and beyond

Minimum roles of executive positions for the LU American Marketing Association collegiate Chapter is president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer.  Executive officer positions are restricted to students enrolled in marketing and/or sales majors in the LU School of Business.  Students serving as President, Vice President or any Vice President specific role should not be serving as an officer in another club or organization.

An official appointment of officers will be held the second Tuesday following the first week of classes.  Dr. Huseman, the LU AMA chapter advisor, oversees the appointment process.  It is our intention to have incoming officers appointed by April of the previous school year if not sooner.  

In addition to the above, the role of president is filled by a student of senior status.  The role of vice-president is held by a student of junior status.  The person filling the vice president role in their junior year should have aspirations to fill the role of the president in the following year.  This is done so a learning and mentoring opportunity can ensure the smooth transition of roles from year to year.  The role of secretary and treasurer should be maintained by students of Junior to Senior status.  

As the needs of the club grows, additional executive positions will exist.  Executive positions are referred to as "Vice President" with several such roles also having a supportive mentoring role of "Director".  For example, the Vice President of Communications can oversee a mentee role of Director of Communications.  Any Vice President role as such should be held by a student of senior status while a Director role should be held by a student of Junior status.  

CSER Hours

Officers and members of the LU AMA chapter can fulfill their CSER required hours via service to the chapter.  Up to five hours can be accumulated attending meetings.  The remaining 15 hours must be made up of service for the club outside of the normal meetings.  Special projects can be assigned by Dr. Huseman, who oversees and approves all CSER opportunities and fulfillment.  Individual plans and request for CSER hours through the AMA chapter must be submitted to Dr. Huseman no later than the first week of each semester.  You and Dr. Huseman will review the plan if approved and ensure you are oriented to understand your role, service obligations, accountability and reporting. 

 Student Clubs (per Jessica West via email 8/28/2020)

1.       CSER is available through student clubs who are approved by LU Serve. Approved student clubs will be given a pre-approved CSER code (e.g. Circle “K” Club: CSER 533-001).

 

2.       The CSER supervisor must be the club's faculty or staff advisor of record. Students must register the club advisor's name as their CSER supervisor.

 

3.       Club officers may earn CSER credit under the following guidelines:

·         The officer must serve at least 15 of 20 hours either through fulfilling their officer role, mentoring club members, or through service engagement to the community. A maximum of five hours of club meetings may count toward CSER credit.

 

4.       Club members may earn CSER credit under the following guidelines:

·         The club is an approved CSER organization with a unique code (e.g. Circle “K” Club: CSER 533-001).

·         The club member must serve at least 15 of 20 hours through service engagement to the community. A maximum of five hours of club meetings may count toward CSER credit.

 

If you ever have any questions about what counts and doesn’t count for CSER, please contact Tim Yonts at 434-582-8959 or tayonts@liberty.edu.

2020-2021 OFFICERS

2019-2020 Past Officers

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Katie Paskel
President
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Mali Palazzi
Vice President
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Rachel Stewart
VP of Communications
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Rachel Baker
VP of Operations
Rachel Afolabi
Communications Intern
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Thomas Johnson
VP of Membership
Darron Jones
Membership Intern
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Brita Andersen
VP of Social Media
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Nikole McClure
Social Media Intern
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Sandy Sappington
VP of Graphic Design
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Johnathan Dean
VP of Analytics
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Noah Lacourse
Analytics Intern
Adriel Elongo
VP of Fundraising
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Jonathan Bedillion
Operations Intern
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Mackenzee Holloway
Graphic Design Intern
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Joshua Guerra
VP of Sales

2018-2019 Past Officers

2017-2018 Past Officers

President - Wren Martin

Executive Vice President - Kaitlyn Paskel

Rachel Baker, Sarah Caldwell, Maria Alice Correia Palazzi, Hannah Culliton, Joshua Hebert, Emma Huxster, Sofia Mendoza, Mark Noe, Savannah, Perry, Jessie Poole, Nate Steigert

President - Mark Whitten

Executive Vice President - Morgan Swartley

Vice President of Operations - Wren Martin

Vice President of Communications - Sarah Caldwell

Vice President of Social Media - Taylor McGee

Vice President of Fundraising - Emma Huxster

Vice President of Graphic Design - Savannah Perry