THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

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ABOUT THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

 
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PRESIDENT

AARON GUO

Aaron Guo is a junior and a James Scholar at the Gies College of Business. He is pursuing a dual degree in Accountancy and Finance with a minor in The Hoeft Technology and Management. He has been an active member of the club for four semesters. This will be his fourth semester on the Executive Board. In previous semesters, he has been the VP Internal, Co-Membership, and Operations Chair. On campus, he is involved with Illini Fighting Hunger and student-run VR accounting research project in the Gies Disruption Lab. In his free time, he likes to watch Youtube videos, Marvel movies, and professional/collegiate sports.

The President is responsible for overseeing all Executive Board members and maintaining successful communication amongst all position holders.  Along with this, the President serves on the Gies Council of Presidents to create a uniform alliance between all registered student organizations in the Gies College of Business. One of the main focuses of the President should be to seek out ways of growing the club into the future, creating a strategy and direction for the club to follow each semester, as well as providing the opportunities for club members to grow closer together. 

 
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EXTERNAL VICE PRESIDENT

KATHERINE KRUPICKa

Katherine Krupicka is a sophomore in the Gies College of Business majoring in Finance and is in the Campus Honors Program. She has been an active member for one semester, and this will be her second semester on the Executive Board, previously serving as co-membership chair. Aside from Accounting Club, Katherine is also involved with the Women in Finance Academy and InterVarsity, a Christian fellowship. In her free time, Katherine likes to cook, fence, and hang out with friends. She also enjoys studying foreign languages including Spanish, Chinese, and Korean.

The External VP is responsible for maintaining and updating the corporate sponsorship package, as well as contacting companies in an effort to form mutually beneficial relationships through the sponsorship package. Through this process, VP External actively looks for new sponsorships and handles all corporate sponsor reimbursements. VP External is also in charge of contacting and planning all professional events with companies throughout both the fall and spring semesters. The External VP continues to focus on creating and submitting the resume book to send to corporate sponsors. Lastly, VP External is in charge of distributing corporate gifts to all presenters.

 
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INTERNAL VICE PRESIDENT

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Andrea Kokkines is a senior majoring in Accounting and Finance and is in the James Scholar Program. This is her fourth semester on the Executive Board after previously holding the positions of VP External, Philanthropy Chair, and Social Chair. Aside from Accounting Club, Andrea is involved with Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity and enjoys hanging out with friends, running, baking, and watching her favorite TV show Friends. 

The Internal VP is the main point of contact for the club. The Internal VP is responsible for organizing and sending weekly emails to all club members regarding upcoming events, items of importance, etc. In addition to this, the Internal VP is responsible for handling miscellaneous tasks to unite current members with the executive board. Furthermore, the Internal VP must contact professors in order to bring more awareness to the club. 

 
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TREASURER

Ashley fu

Ashley Fu is a junior studying Accountancy and Finance and is in the Business Honors Program (Gies Scholar and James Scholar). This is her fourth semester serving in the Executive Board. Aside from Accounting Club, she’s involved in Beta Alpha Psi and Investment Management Academy. She’s also involved in InterVarsity, a Christian fellowship. During her free time, she enjoys playing music, watching movies and tv shows, playing games with friends, writing, and watching her favorite show Supernatural.

The Treasurer should collect all membership dues each semester and deposits any corporate checks obtained into the Busey bank account and/or the RSO account. The Treasurer must ensure that there is a sufficient amount of money in both bank accounts at all times and keep detailed record of all transactions made, to guard against any unauthorized spending within the club. Furthermore, the Treasurer must assure that the club is spending within its budget at all times. The Treasurer serves as a link between the RSO office and the Illini Union. In addition to this, the Treasurer also handles the RSO website. 

 

MARKETING CHAIR

Iffat Memon

Iffat Memon is a sophomore in the Gies College of Business. She is currently undeclared but exploring her interests in Accounting, Information Systems, and Marketing. She is also involved in Phi Beta Lambda, National Organization for Business & Engineering (NOBE), The Collective Magazine, and the Global Leaders: Orange and Blue Engagement (GLOBE) University Program. This is her first semester serving on the Accounting Club Board and third semester in Accounting Club. In her free time, Iffat enjoys using her creative skills in art, photography, and creative writing.

The main duties of the Marketing Chair include advertising Accounting Club to all members and those who are considering joining. Additionally, the Marketing Chair develops new ways to raise awareness of the club so that we can maintain our success and attract as many new members as possible. Through managing our website, designing apparel, creating corporate gifts, and developing marketing materials, the Marketing Chair is an important position.

 
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CO-MEMBERSHIP CHAIR

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Ethan Jankovec is a Sophomore in the Gies College of Business, studying Finance. This will be his third semester in Accounting Club and his second semester on the board. He has previously served as the Philanthropy chair. In his free time, Ethan likes to play basketball, spending time with friends and watching sports.

The main duties of the Membership Chair include creating and maintaining the attendance point sheet. The Membership Chair must consistently generate ideas to increase companionship between members and works with members to accurately allocate attendance points. The Membership Chair also handles payments of dues at the beginning of the semester as well as create professional workshops to help develop members. This would be through Interview and Linkedin workshops.

 

CO-MEMBERSHIP CHAIR

JULIA MATUSEVICIUS

Julia Matusevicius is a Sophomore in the Gies College of Business and is still exploring her options for a major. This will be her third semester in Accounting Club, and her first semester serving on the executive board. In addition to accounting club, Julia is also involved in the Society of Women in Business as well as working at the University of Illinois Foundation. In her free time, Julia loves to spend time with friends, listen to music, and binge watch tv shows.

The main duties of the Membership Chair include creating and maintaining the attendance point sheet. The Membership Chair must consistently generate ideas to increase companionship between members and works with members to accurately allocate attendance points. The Membership Chair also handles payments of dues at the beginning of the semester as well as create professional workshops to help develop members. This would be through Interview and Linkedin workshops.

 

SOCIAL CHAIR

Christian Cano Rivera

Christian Cano Rivera is a sophomore in the Gies College of Business majoring in accountancy. This will be his second semester as an active member and first semester on the executive board as social chair. 

Other than Accounting Club, Christian is involved in ALPFA and in Gamma Iota Sigma, a professional fraternity. In his free time, Christian studies Iberian history, enjoys running, and listens to Frank Ocean

The Social Chair is responsible for planning and organizing social events for the club, both for just Accounting Club members, as well as in collaboration with other organizations. This includes events like a semi-formal, barn dance, Cocomero, and burgers at Joe's. Being able to network with other organizations and the Accounting Club members is a required task of the Social Chair.  All the social events planned should aim to help club members meet one another and form long-lasting relationships with each other.  The Social Chair also organizes corporate social events like bowling at the Union. 

 

PHILANTHROPY CHAIR

JUSTIN DAVIS

Justin Davis is a Sophomore at the Gies College of Business. He is currently undeclared, but plans to major in Finance and minor in Astronomy. He has been an active member of the Accounting club for three semesters and this is his second semester serving on the Executive board. Aside from Accounting club, he is a Lifeguard at the ARC on campus. He is also a member of the Track & Field club, the National Association for Black Accountants, and Enrichment Academy. Justin enjoys studying Astronomy, working out and hanging out with friends.

The Philanthropy Chair is responsible for planning and coordinating service events, such as I-Help, Illini Day of Service, paracord making, blood drives, and teddy bear decorating for children’s hospitals. At all service events, the Philanthropy Chair is in charge of leading all the club volunteers and ensuring everyone’s safety. Looking into the future, the Philanthropy Chair should focus on establishing solid relationships with local companies or individuals that the club can provide services for on a regular basis.

 

OPERATIONS CHAIR

Marcos Cuzco

Marcos is a sophomore and currently plans to major in accounting and is in the Gies Business Honors Program. One primary organization he is involved with is ALFA.  In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball with friends and watching anything Star Wars related. 

The Operations Chair is responsible for ensuring that enough food and drinks are present for all club meetings when not provided by our corporate sponsors. These would be orders with Papa John’s, Noodles & Company, Jimmy John’s, Maize, and Chipotle at events. The Operations Chair also brings all necessary materials such as plates, silverware, and cups to each meeting to make sure that food is always provided for all club members at our weekly events. An additional part of this role is putting together the corporate gifts for our sponsors before every professional meeting. Another integral part of this role is to manage the club's social media accounts such as Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. This role also assists members at events and prints items relative to each event.

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