Members

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Johnny Fan – Marketing Major
Membership: August 2017 – Present

Johnny Fan is a  Marketing major with a concentration in Promotions and Communications. He is also part of UIC Business Scholars, a selective leadership development and scholarship program for top performing, highly motivated undergraduates. He loves documenting the world around him and can often find him at concerts and music festivals capturing live performances. This past summer, he interned with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago as an Industry Relations Intern. “

“I joined AMA in Fall 2017 and have been involved as a member. AMA has allowed me to attend alumni career panels, resume workshops, and the annually held national conference in New Orleans. I am very thankful to be part of this organization to meet diverse students and marketers.”

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Tiffany Lu – Marketing Major
Membership: August 2017 – Present

Tiffany Lu is currently a Marketing major with a Managerial Skills minor. She is also the Marketing Committee Head of Alpha Kappa Psi, the largest and oldest Co-Ed Business Fraternity. She loves traveling to different cities and going to EDM concerts, and hopes to one day be a part of the music industry. Currently, she works as a Student Marketing Assistant at UIC Creative & Digital Services.


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Sarah Magner – Marketing Major 
Membership: September 2018 – Present

Sarah Magner is a marketing major with a concentration in promotions and communications. She is an undergraduate honors student at UIC. Her determination to succeed encourages her everyday to achieve her goals and expand her knowledge. Her internship at Chicago Twenty Something taught her numerous skills in recruiting, event management and social media marketing. This past summer she gained hands on experience in business classes studying abroad in Spain. When she is not studying you will find her traveling the world gaining insight on all the different perspectives there are to offer.

“I joined AMA to further my knowledge on the marketing industry. From the conferences, site visits, certifications and much more opportunities that AMA has to offer. The networking and chapter meetings give me a chance to meet numerous inspiring individuals in my profession. I am super excited to be apart of the organization and can’t wait to see where it will take me.”

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Romana Nakonechna – Marketing Major
Membership: September 2018 – Present

Romana Nakonechna is a  Marketing major. She is also an alumna of the FLEX program, which is a United States Department of State-sponsored program that provides merit-based scholarships for students with outstanding achievements. Also, Romana is an active member of Ukrainian United Nations Model and European Youth Parliament.

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Sheryl Carter – Communications Major
Membership: September 2018 – Present

Sheryl Carter is a Communications major with a minor in Business Administration and Political Science, her goal is to focus on PR and marketing. She is also apart of a philanthropic sorority where she spends time volunteering at local charities in the Greater Chicago Area. This past summer Sheryl did a marketing internship at a medical company where she learned how to pitch ideas, and work with advertising databases. In her free time, shopping is her favorite pastime along with eating out at cool restaurants in Chicago.

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Ayesha Abbasi – Marketing Major
Membership: September 2018-Present

Ayesha Abbasi is a Marketing major. She is also a member of Alpha Sigma Tau, a national sorority. She has experience in Marketing, Operations, Social Media, Sales, and Recruiting. This past summer she was an Operations Intern at Broadway in Chicago’s corporate office. She believes it was a very unique experience because she learned so much about how a company works internally and externally, while also being introduced to the world of Broadway! In her free time, she enjoys shopping and trying new restaurants in and around the city. 

 

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Emily Osmundsen – Marketing Major
Membership: September 2018-Present

Emily Osmundsen is a marketing major. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, an international co-ed business fraternity as well as a member of Alpha Sigma Tau, a national sorority. This past summer she interned for the HUGO BOSS Nordic Head Office in Copenhagen, Denmark as a marketing intern. She loves watching documentaries on Netflix and trying new restaurants in the city. 

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Matt Bates – Marketing Major
Membership: September 2018 – Present

Matt Bates is an undergraduate business student with interest in sports marketing at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is challenging himself not only in the classroom but as a student athlete representing the Flames men’s track and field team. Matt is self-motivated and is committed to high standards that reflect in everything that he has been involved with. the highest integrity and professional business standards. Through self-discipline and determination, Matt is reliable, ambitious, and innovative team player who enjoys technology and is eager to learn. 

 

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Enrique Lopez – Marketing Major
Membership: September 2018 – Present

Enrique Lopez is a Marketing undergraduate senior concentrating in Marketing Promotions and Communications. He is looking for a career in Social Media Marketing, PR, or Advertising.

“I am a transfer student from Oakton Community college where I did Cross Country as an activity. Coming to UIC I was a finance major, but recently (this year changed to a marketing major). AMA is the first club I have joined and fell in love with the culture and important insights I have learned from site visits and guest speakers. I have a very strong work ethic and organizational skills. My two favorite hobbies would be exercising regularly and traveling. Also I am an HSF Scholar (HSF stands for Hispanic Scholarship Foundation). From the knowledge I have gain so far I have recently been trying to help my father’s jewelry business get an online presence and social media, so he can market his business more effectively to this technological generation.”       

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Weilin Wu – Marketing Major
Membership: September 2018 – Present
Weilin Wu is a 2nd year marketing student interested in Sports Marketing and Promotions. He also holds a position in Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity as the Fundraising Committee Head. For the past two years, he has been running a sole proprietorship focusing on hype/trendy clothing and shoes. Weilin is a firm believer in team building, and values human relationships. In his free time, he enjoys competing in Volleyball games along when he isn’t watching basketball and soccer closely.

 

unnamed-1Ana Martyniouk- Communications Major
Membership: September 2018 – Present

Ana Martyniouk is a Communications major with a focus in Marketing. Along with being a part of American Marketing Association she is also apart of Mangagment Leadership Association where she gets to  use her leadership skills by helping during  fundraisers, volunteering, and going on site visits at big companies.

“I did a marketing and recruiting internship this past summer at a logistics company and I really got to sharpen my communication skills, pitch new ideas, and learn how to help create and manage social media platforms.”

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Membership: September 2018 – Present

Alexis Ortega is a Marketing major, with a minor in Business Analytics. He is a part of the UIC Honors Program and UIC Business Scholars. He is a first generation college student, which is one of his prime motivators for succeeding in school. One of his many passions is giving back to the community. He does this by being an active member of UIC ASB, in which he participates in community service events throughout the year. In his free time, Alexis enjoys sports by playing on his intramural basketball team and watching his favorite Chicago teams, the Cubs and the Bulls.

 

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Membership: September 2018 – Present 

Anela Hanic is a Marketing major with an emphasis on advertising. She decided to go into marketing after helping a travel soccer team design their logo and did advertising for them through social media. When she is not thinking about school, Anela loves being active by going to the gym or playing sports. She enjoys reading and traveling around the U.S. and hoping to extend her traveling to Europe. 

“I want to get more involved in school and hope that AMA will help me gain more knowledge of the marketing industry with all the opportunities it has to offer. I’m looking to extend my business network and land many internships. I’m thankful to be part of such an amazing organization!” 

IMG_11020Nelly Vasylyk – Marketing Major
Membership: September 2018 – Present

Nelya Vasylyk is a marketing major with a concentration in Market Research and a minor in Business Analytics. Nelya is a part of UIC’s Business Scholars Program, a selective leadership development and scholarship program for top performing, highly motivated undergraduates. She is also a marketing lead for the Student Activities Board which is the organization committed to making a difference on campus through a variety of interactive, entertaining, and educational events. Her responsibilities include creating, promoting, and facilitating social events on campus. Nelya is also passionate about volunteering and is a part of the UIC Service Leaders Program.

20181101_114730Hannah Jannush – Marketing Major
Membership: September 2018 – Present

Hannah Jannush is a transfer student from College of DuPage. She is a marketing major with a minor in Business Analytics and a concentration in Consumer Behavior. She joined the American Marketing Association to gain a better understanding of businesses as well as to hear motivation speakers. Hannah not only works diligently in the classroom but also as a Research Interviewer at Explorer Research. In her spare time she finds a variety of volunteer opportunities.

 

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Membership: September 2018 – Present

Liliana Padilla is a Marketing major with a concentration in Communications and Promotions. She is currently looking for an Internship that will further develop her skills in any area of Marketing. 

Lili currently is a Chicago Scholar and is Interning at a Marketing startup called Kareracter Creative Studio while being the Marketing Director/Treasurer for Her Campus Magazine Chapter at UIC. She is also part of Undergraduate Women’s Network and Alternative Spring Break.

“For the past 7 years I have been interning at The PrivateBank which was acquired by one of the top 3 Canadian Banks, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), in Commercial Real Estate. This experience gave me an insight of corporate business and I learned how the banking world works. I intend to transfer this knowledge into my Marketing career and have a diverse skill set.” 

IMG_1310.jpgRoksana Folwarkow – Marketing Major
Membership: September 2018 – Present

Roksana Folwarkow is a multi-faceted bilingual Marketing student with a concentration in market research and promotions and communications. She has a strong background in organizational management and marketing. She is the current president of Lambda Zeta Chi, a philanthropic sorority, through which she has been able to make a big impact on her community. In April she receive the Chancellors Student Service Award which honors students who have made an outstanding contribution to the University through service to campus and the UIC community.

This past summer Roksana was given the opportunity to intern with a startup that has been accepted into the iVenture Accelerator program at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. This internship allowed her to work with business professionals enabling her to hone in on her organizational, managerial and leadership skills. Roksana loves to craft and embraces her creative side.

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Membership: September 2018 – Present 

Samantha Carpenter is a Marketing major at UIC who transferred from Joliet Junior College. She has a goal to pursue a career in PR and advertising. She has experience in social media marketing from marketing events on campus, and loves learning about how to improve herself. Her experience with AMA has given her the skills to network and speak publicly with confidence. She is excited to take advantage of all that AMA has to offer. 

45472299_308763086613779_5763615248149905408_nJoshua Moy – Marketing Major
Membership: September 2018 – Present

Joshua Moy is a marketing major with a concentration in advertising, and promotions. He decided to go into marketing after combining his two interests, graphic design and business.

“I’ve always shied away from joining a club or fraternity in the beginning, but in my senior year I regret not being part of AMA sooner! I met great people, with similar drives and goals, and it helps me find determination in myself to pursue more.” 

 

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Membership: September 2018 – Present

Evan Duffy is a Business Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has a passion for business and is entrigued by the behavior of consumers. Along with this club He is involved in the Portfolio Management Team, the Financial Investment group, and the marketing team for the College of Business Scholars. Evan is a hardworking student working to gain his undergraduate degree.

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Tai-Chieh Liao
Membership: September 2018 – Present

Tai Chieh Liao previously worked for marketing management in a medical device field and is well-experienced in the medical area. He conducted individual marketing projects up to about one million dollars sales. His marketing experience includes: products surveys, research and assessments, plotting marketing strategy, conduct product communication activities and product presentations to potential customers. Liao is now a MBA student who already has another master’s degree in biomedical engineering and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. Besides marketing, he coordinates project managements up to about 10 million dollars. This experience gave him the ability to deal with many tasks.

“I join AMA to extend my marketing knowledge and build networking with more talented professionals. Surrounded by AMA’s great talents, I am very excited to join this organization and strengthen my competitiveness.”


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