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Executive Board (Fall 2017)

Michael Tipton – President

MikeTExecMy name is Michael Tipton. I am a senior accounting major coming from Landenberg, Pennsylvania. I have been with PMA every year that I have been at Penn State, and I am always looking for opportunities for the organization to grow. The organization has helped me to grow both as a professional and a leader through the years that I have been a member. Outside of the classroom I am almost always finding something to do. I am a Management Intern at the Abba Java House and I also like to go boating every chance that I get.

Andrea Andric – Vice President 

AndreaExecMy name is Andrea Andric and I am a junior majoring in finance. I am an international student from Serbia. This school year, I am PMA’s Vice President and am looking forward to a very exciting year. This past summer I studied abroad in Germany where I learned about European Integration and traveled to meet different cultures. I joined PMA my freshman year and immediately started bettering myself as a professional. I feel that every person that becomes a member of PMA can use all the opportunities the organization offers and will “step into professionalism”.

Peter Kissinger – Vice President of Corporate Relations

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My name is Peter Kissinger and I am a Junior majoring in Marketing with an interest in Emerging International Business Markets. I’m from Downingtown, Pennsylvania, which is a short train ride from the City of Brotherly Love. Outside of PMA, I am a Project Manager for the Penn State Marketing Association and the Vice President of Marketing for Penn State’s Student Philanthropy Council. When I’m not working or at school, I enjoy cooking up a storm in the kitchen, catching some rays at the beach and playing golf. I joined PMA in the Fall of 2015 as a Freshman and never looked back. After realizing the diverse opportunities PMA provides, I knew I found my niche with the right people to develop professionalism.

Chris Liu – Vice President of Administration 

My name is Chris Liu and am a sophomore majoring in Finance. I am from Garnet Valley which is right outside of Philadelphia. I joined PMA in my freshmen year where eventually I participated in the start of our consulting program which was an extremely salutary experience.  PMA opens many opportunities that are frankly, not available to those not in the club. Apart from PMA, I am an officer in the Club Badminton team at Penn State.

Francesco Liciga – Vice President of Professional Events

My name is Francesco Liciaga and I am a sophomore majoring in Supply Chain Management. I am from East Stroudsburg, PA. I have completed two leadership programs in the past year and have participated in an externship program with J.P. Morgan Chase a couple months ago. I am also a committee member in the Student Affairs Committee which is a part of the Smeal Student Council and I am participating the Smeal Student Mentor Program as well. This Year a will assume the role of Vice President of Professional Events. In my spare time, I love to hit the gym or play ball with some friends. I joined in the Fall of 2016 my Freshman year. Through various meetings I was inspired by the work of my fellow colleague Peter, to pursue a leadership role within the organization to further develop my professional skills and have the opportunity to inspire others. My experience thus far has been nothing but developmental and I look forward to capturing the endless opportunities this organization provides.

Amy Zenerovitz – Vice President of Marketing and Advertising

My name is Amy Zenerovitz and I’m a senior management major.  I am from the really small town of Clinton in northern New Jersey.  I joined PMA in the beginning of my junior year and quickly got involved.  Outside of PMA, I am also involved in PSMA, SPA, and am on the PR Committee for Homecoming.  I am also very passionate about travel, photography, and delicious food.

 

Rachel Legendre– Vice President of Service

My name is Rachel LeGendre. I’m a sophomore majoring in International Politics with an emphasis in National Security. I reside in the Pocono Mountains, Stroudsburg Pennsylvania. I joined PMA in the fall of my freshman year and have been a member ever since. In addition to PMA, I am also a Diversity Ambassador for freshman students and enjoy playing tennis. Next summer, I plan on interning in Washington D.C. in order to gain practical work experience within my major. I’ve put my fundraising skills to good use having organized Relay for Life events for PMA.  PMA has allowed met strengthen my organizational, as well as fundraising skills. I intend to continue to seek new venues in my role as Vice President of Service.

Kace McCloskey – Vice President of Social Affairs

My name is Kace McCloskey and I am a senior management major with a minor in entrepreneurship. I am from Wilmington, Delaware. I transferred from the Brandywine campus, and immediately got involved with PMA which has turned out to be one of my best decisions so far. Outside of school, I enjoy spending time at the beach and watching any sports game, always rooting for my Philly teams of course!

Michael Heinssen – Vice President of Finance

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My name is Michael Heinssen and I am a senior majoring in labor and employment relations. I live right outside of DC in Rockville, Maryland. When I’m not helping out in PMA, I’m recruiting for the Jay Vending Company. I joined PMA in the spring of 2015, and have been involved ever since. PMA is by far the best decision I’ve made in my college career.

 

 

 

Michael Garczynski – Director of THON

MikeGExecMy name is Michael Garczynski and I am a junior majoring in accounting. I’m from Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, which is about a twenty-minute drive north of Pittsburgh. I went to Seneca Valley High School where I was a member of the cross-country and tennis teams. Here at Penn State, I am a member of the club track and field team. I also have a job at the Allen Street Grill as a bouncer in downtown State College. In my free time I enjoy being in the outdoors and hanging out with my friends. I discovered PMA in the fall of 2015 as a freshman, and I am thankful to have done so. My favorite thing about PMA is that it’s full of great people and has given me many opportunities to develop as a hard working student that I never dreamed of becoming.

DONATE TO PMA

 

If you want to donate to Professional Management Association you can make the check payable to the Professional Management Association and send it to Apt 1105 at 412 W. College Ave, State College, PA 16801.
If you have any questions, please contact Michael Heinssen at mkh5324@gmail.com.