MEET THE TEAM

Fall 2021 Executive Board

President: Emily Ciocca

Senior Management:

As President, it is my responsibility to ensure that AMA UT is achieving its mission and continually providing value to our members through establishing and monitoring the goals and strategies of the organization. I’m also tasked with providing strong leadership and mentorship within our organization, working hand in hand with the executive board and members daily. 

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Executive Vice President: Jenny Boyer

As Executive Vice President, I manage a team of 28 executive board members and lead multiple departmental projects, initiatives, and campaigns. I also monitor performance, operational success, and organizational goals to ensure that AMA achieves its mission and continues to provide value to its members.

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SVP of Growth and Development: Cassandra Collins

As Senior Vice President of Growth and Development, the future of the organization is a priority. This role is responsible for identifying and recommending long-term strategic ideas and initiatives for the organization as a whole. The focus of the role is to be a consultative discoverer and thought leader for next practices that will help the organization remain on the cutting edge of AMA Collegiate Chapters. Understanding where the collegiate chapter stands with success now provides an opportunity for successful growth through enhancing skills and opportunities by the Growth and Development department.

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Programming Team:

VP Programming: Christina Cevetillo

As VP of Programming, I am responsible for organizing events and recruiting speakers to ensure members are learning as much as they can. I work to increase engagement as well as make AMA an experience that members can use in the future, such as networking!

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Director of Programming: Greg Davis

As director of Programming, my role is directly linked to the acquisition of professional speakers and mentors capable of leading engaging curriculums designed to head our general meetings. Additional to find these individuals, the role also focuses on the professional communication critical to planning and directing each general meeting in accordance with AMA member’s wants and our speakers' visions. Lastly, the role works directly on the vital aspect of networking and socializing within AMA through the development of social opportunities to take place periodically throughout the semester.

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SME of Programming: Cali Stafford

As the SME of programming, I assist the director and VP with recruiting speakers, organizing events, and communicating programming updates with the rest of the executive board. 

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Membership Team:

VP of Membership: Sidney Schlee

As Vice President of Membership, I will aid current, new, and prospective members who wish to learn more about AMA and answer any concerns one might have. I will be in charge of maintaining our membership list, keeping record of attendance at meetings, and making sure each new member is signed up and paid in order to utilize the benefits that AMA has to offer.

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Director of Membership: Morganne Mannino

As a Director of Membership I assist the VP of Membership in taking attendance and organizing records of current and past members.

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SME of Membership: Corinne LoVecchio

Finance Team:

As SME of Membership, I help assist both the Director and VP in taking attendance at meetings and organizing our membership list. I also conduct research on current members of AMA to find ways to improve member engagement.

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VP of Finance: Allie Malloy

As Vice President of Finance I am in charge of creating financial statements and communicating the data to help make smart financial decisions for the organization.  In addition, the VP of Finance is in charge of the flow of funds within the organization.

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Director of Finance: Ana María Quiroz Vela

As Director of Finance, I’m in charge of registering new students weekly and notifying them when payments have been received. As well, I have weekly meetings with the finance team to review the status of the financial statements. 

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SME of Finance: Lohitha Sakamuri

As Subject Matter Expert of Finance, I am involved in the financial processes in conjunction with the Director and VP of finance through weekly meetings. I primarily handle the reregistration of AMA UT members by diligently sending emails and collecting appropriate funds. 

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Partnerships Team:

VP of Partnerships: Angelina Youngs

As VP of Partnerships, I connect our members to the Tampa Bay community and marketing community at large. More specifically, I strive to provide members a well-rounded experience in our organization through engagement in service events, social events, internship opportunities, and the AMA International Collegiate Conference.

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Director of Partnerships: Eva Romkey

As Director of Partnerships, I work with the Partnerships Department to connect with the Tampa Bay Community, and other Ama chapters My role is to work with my team to keep the chapter updated with Ama National events coming up.

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Research Team:

VP of Research: Lily Kurtz

As Vice President of Research, I conduct internal and external research on AMA UT’s chapter, members, engagement, and metrics. I conduct primary and secondary research using techniques such as observations, focus groups, and surveys. From the qualitative and quantitative data I collect, I develop and implement AMA’s next practices to improve our chapter operations and ensure that our members gain the skills and experience they need to be successful.

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Director of Research: Mariana Monsalve

As the Director of Research, I will be working with the research team to improve our organization’s assets. I will be using marketing research techniques, interpreting data, and communicating our findings to the Executive Board and members.

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SME of Research: Cooper Bennett

As Subject Matter Expert of Research, I will assist and collaborate closely with the Director and VP of research to identify trends both internally and in the external environment and present the results in a visual way.

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Social Media & Engagement:

VP of Social Media: Paula Fernandez

As VP of Social Media and Engagement, I lead the communications team contributing to the growth of the chapter and professional development of the SME team members. My role consists of creating strategies to deliver quality content, promoting events ahead of time and keeping members and potential new members updated with the latest news and opportunities. Ensuring a direct and effective communication will result in the success and growth of the UT AMA chapter.

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Director of Social Media: Milvia Fisher

As Director of Social Media and Engagement I am responsible for developing the social media posts as well as writing the content for said posts. Additionally, I am responsible for analyzing all of the data and statistics related to social media.

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SME of Social Media: Jason Hines

As SME of Social Media, I develop content for the LinkedIn post for the AMA at the University of Tampa LinkedIn page. I also monitor the analytics across Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn for our accounts and try to maximize engagement. Along with that, I do hashtag research to optimize our reach on social media platforms to increase engagement. Collaborating with my team is also a big part of my role and being able to work together to have a cohesive plan to further improve all our skills.

Director of Internal Communication: Olivia Reeber

As Director of Internal Communications, I am the bridge between the Digital Media and Social Media & Engagement teams. I'm responsible for creating our email campaigns, contributing to social media content, and serve as a direct contact to AMA UT members to communicate what's happening each week and answer questions.

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Website Director: Chad Roche

As the Website Director my responsibilities include creating new pages on the website, updating existing pages and communicating with members or potential members through the website. Other responsibilities include posting weekly marketing blogs and trends on the website.

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SME of Website Content: Ashley Rosa

As the Subject Matter Expert of Website Content on the Executive Board, my role entails being responsible for updating the website with all of the latest information regarding AMA, AMA agency meetings, uploading blog posts, creating new website pages, and updating existing pages. I work closely with the Website Director to make sure the website is working appropriately and informing our members of what is to come.

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Digital Media Team:

VP of Digital Media: Lauren Truelove

As the VP of Digital Media, my role is to create content shareable across all platforms that represents AMA at The University of Tampa to its full potential. This involves content creation of all types providing the social media team the tools they need to engage with the UT community.

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SME of Graphic Design: Nicole Gagnon

My job as the Subject Matter Expert of Graphic Design is to translate our brand image into creative and memorable ways through the use of graphic design for all of our marketing channels including Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Email. I will be working alongside the VP of Digital Media and the Subject Matter Expert of Photography to generate content for the stated platforms.

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SME of Photography: Hannah Rhea 

As the SME of photography, my responsibilities include taking photographs at weekly meetings and events to provide clear and engaging content for our social media pages.

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SME of Graphic Design: Kenneth Ramsey

As the SME of graphic design, my responsibilities include creating digital content for social media pages (Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.), as well as general content design.

Faculty:

Faculty Advisor: Professor Beemer

Professor Beemer instructs the Introduction to Marketing, Digital Marketing, and Marketing Strategy class at the University of Tampa.  Mr.Beemer was a business owner and proceeded to work in Sales and Marketing Management for Mars Inc. for nearly 25 years. He has been teaching at UT for six years.

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