President – Ryan Baldwin
Ryan Baldwin is currently a Senior at Grand Valley State University, where he is studying Advertising and Public Relations while double minoring in Anthropology and Mathematical Statistics. This is Ryan’s second year in Ad Club, and second year on the board. He is interested in the research and analytical side of advertisement. After graduating he hopes to work for a large firm that has clients throughout the world. As of now he enjoys traveling, working out, and hiking.
Vice President – Richie Doyle
Richie Doyle is a Junior at GVSU, studying Marketing. This is Richie’s second year in Ad Club and on the E-Board. After graduation, he plans on doing advertising in an in-house company, and eventually more broadly, marketing. One of the biggest reasons Richie is engaged by advertising is its ability to transform small companies into fortune 500 corporations through branding and marketing innovation, not just financial restructuring. Outside of school, he loves playing video games (modding them too), watching movies, and finance.
Creative Communications and Blogging – Micah Hill
Micah is going into his junior year at GVSU as an Advertising major with a Photography minor. He considers himself a creative problem solver with an eye for detail, is interested in how advertising and creative digital media collide in the 21st century. In his free time, he loves to play music, take photos, or cook.
Events Coordinator – Rachel Cramer
Rachel Cramer is a Junior studying towards a Major in Advertising and PR. She is also a member of PRSSA. Rachel enjoys all the creative outlets that Advertising offers, and plans to Minor in Writing. After graduation she hopes to work for an advertising agency as a copywriter. In her free time Rachel finds herself journaling, going to the gym, and hanging out with friends.
Co-Graphic Design – Selena Alvarado
Selena Alvarado is a sophomore at GVSU studying Graphic Design, with a minor in Advertising and Public Relations. This is her second year in Ad Club and on the E-Board. After graduation, she hopes to become a graphic designer and focus specifically on packaging as that is an area that engages her the most in marketing. She loves to eat lots of candy, make all sorts of arts and crafts, play her Nintendo switch, and listen to music.
Co-Graphic Design – MacKenzie Payton
MacKenzie Payton is a junior pursuing a degree in Advertising and Public Relations with a minor in Psychology. This is her first year serving on the Executive Board as a Co-Graphic Designer, and after graduation hopes to work for a creative agency that emphasizes important social and ethical issues. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, reading, and cooking up new recipes.
Co-Graphic Design – Juliana Cieglo
Juliana Cieglo is a junior at Grand Valley State University studying Advertising and Public Relations with a minor in Digital Studies. This is Juliana’s first year on the executive board. She is interested in the creative side of advertising, and hopes to become a creative director in the future. Some of her interests include, art, writing, psychology, and fashion.
Communications – Josh Hengtgen
Membership Director – Jess Hubbard
Jess Hubbard is a sophomore majoring in Advertising/Public Relations and double minoring in Digital Studies and Marketing. This is her first year on the executive board. She is most excited to be apart board to strengthen her academic and leadership skills while making long-lasting connections with board members and guest speakers.
Faculty Advisor – Robin Spring
Professor Spring’s professional work in radio, television, print, and agency provide her with multi-faceted experiences in advertising and public relations. Her professional work has taken her from Michigan, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Texas and back again. Practical knowledge of client relations, strategic planning, creative campaigns, copywriting, sponsorships, partnerships, special events, celebrity promotions, media relations, sales, fundraising, and integrated marketing communications in various cultures and professional teams translate well in the Ad/PR courses she teaches.