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ABOUT PMA

Who We Are and What We Do...

Purdue Marketing Association (PMA) is an undergraduate student organization that works with Daniels School of Business faculty and corporate recruiters to help students become the best marketing professionals at Purdue.

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PMA members are involved in numerous client-based projects, networking events including site tours and conferences, and participate in weekly workshops focused on various aspects of marketing. The PMA Executive Board coordinates these events each semester to ensure members are exposed to a well-rounded educational experience. This experience focuses on networking and relationship skills, as well as hands-on experience through interactions with clients and guest professionals. Students that have participated in our program have achieved success at companies such as Google, Eli Lilly, and Cisco. Students of all majors are welcome to join us to expand their skills and knowledge in the field of marketing!

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Executive Board

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Henry Sklar

President

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Henry is the President of Purdue Marketing Association. He is currently a senior studying marketing, communications, and data analytics. Outside of PMA, Henry is also involved in the Purdue Student Government communications team. This past summer, Henry interned at Energy BBDO in the account leadership department, where he worked with clients including Kerrygold, Off The Street Club, and Ulta. As President of PMA, Henry wants to create the best marketing experience possible for Purdue students!

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Kate Swack

Internal VP

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Kate is the Internal Vice President of Purdue Marketing Association. She is currently a junior majoring in marketing with a minor and real estate and certificate of entrepreneurship and innovation. On campus, Kate is involved in the Purdue Honors College Mentoring Program, her sorority, Greek InterVarsity and loved her time as a Boiler Gold Rush Team Leader. This past summer Kate studied abroad this summer in Barcelona, Spain and worked at a farm-to-table restaurant in Umbria, Italy.

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Sanjana Anand

External VP

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Sanjana is the External Vice-President of Purdue Marketing Association. She is currently a junior majoring in Management & Marketing with a concentration in Data Analytics. Other than PMA, she is involved in Alpha Kappa Psi as a Chaplain and American India Foundation as a registration and fundraising chair. Sanjana is also an owner of a small embroidery business which she started back in January 2022. Sanjana spent the first half of her summer in Europe, and spent the next month and half doing an internship with Dairy Management Inc. where she was exposed to a whole new industry. She wishes that every member of PMA learns something new when they attend the meetings!

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Reyn Smith

Director of Marketing & Social Media

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Reyn is the Director of Marketing and Social Media within Purdue Marketing Association. He is a senior studying Marketing and Economics with a concentration in International Business. Outside of PMA, Reyn is a Social Media Specialist Intern for the Daniels School of Business. Last summer, Reyn was the Integrated Marketing Intern at Post Consumer Brands in Lakeville, Minnesota where he developed social media strategy for various brands owned by Post. He has also studied abroad in Paris. He hopes to utilize the valuable knowledge and skills he's acquired in his internships in order to take the next giant leap towards becoming a digital brand marketer!

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Devin Cooney

Director of Operations

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Devin is the Director of Operations within Purdue Marketing Association. She is a junior majoring in Marketing with a minor in Design and Innovation. Beyond PMA, Devin is a passionate lover of the arts, and was involved in an independent winter guard program known as Revival Winter Guard this past winter/spring season, which has performed at shows across Indiana and Ohio. She also was heavily involved in her high school marching band, color/winter guard, and tennis programs. This past summer she was involved in an internship with Curated for You as a curator. She hopes to pursue a career in digital marketing in the future post graduation!

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Claire Fergus

Director of Membership Development

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Claire is the Director of Membership Development for Purdue Marketing Association. She is a senior studying Marketing with a minor in Event and Meeting Management and a concentration in international business. Beyond PMA, Claire is involved in her sorority, Alpha Xi Delta. She has completed multiple internships while in her undergrad and even studied abroad in Madrid, Spain. Most recently, Claire participated in an internship program in Dublin, Ireland at Make-A-Wish. Upon graduation, she hopes to enter the hospitality and tourism industry working in digital marketing.

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Shruti Srikanth

Director of Professional Development

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Shruti is the Director of Professional Development for Purdue Marketing Association. She is currently a senior majoring in Marketing with a concentration in International Business. She is also pursuing the certificate of entrepreneurship. In addition to holding past leadership positions in PMA, Shruti is involved in Purdue Rising Professionals, her sorority (Phi Mu), and was a BGR TL. This summer, Shruti was a Sales and Marketing intern with Comcast NBCUniversal and has extended her internship into the school year. She is hoping to begin her post-grad career there!

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Thomas Engle

Director of Conferences

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Thomas is the Director of Conferences for Purdue Marketing Association. He is a sophomore studying Finance with a minor in Accounting. In addition to PMA, Thomas is a Project Coordinator at Boilermaker Consulting and is a Griswold Consulting Intern at Purdue. PMA is allowing him to build marketing skills outside of his field of study to further understand all aspects of the business world. As an analytical problem solver, he plans to work as a financial consultant or analyst after graduation.

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Julia Cunningham

Director of Events

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Description: Julia is the Director of Events for Purdue Marketing Association. She is a junior studying Marketing and Management with a certificate in collaborative leadership. Beyond PMA, Julia is involved in community volunteerism through Rotaract and spends most of her time outside. She has completed three internships while in her undergrad and is currently the social media intern for Purdue University. Upon graduation, she hopes to enter the car industry or work in the outdoor recreational industry working in brand management and digital marketing. 

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Hannah George

Project Lead

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Hannah is a project leader for Purdue Marketing Association. She is a senior studying marketing and English with minors in psychology and professional writing and a concentration in data analytics. Outside of PMA, Hannah is the Vice President of Steps to Leaps Students, an organization working to promote well-being and professional development across Purdue’s student body. PMA has given her the opportunity to gain hands-on experience across a variety of projects, and she hopes to use this opportunity to grow as a leader. This past summer, Hannah interned at Angi as a product analyst, where she had the opportunity to put her technical and analytical skills to use. After graduation, she now hopes to work in product, either as a product manager or product analyst.

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Aiden Greene

Project Lead

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Aiden is Project leader for Purdue Marketing Association. He is a Freshman studying marketing and management with a minor in data analytics. Outside of PMA, Aiden is a basketball referee and a waiter at a restaurant. He played basketball and baseball in highschool and was involved in his high school Competitive Show Choir. He hopes to gain more leadership experience and knowledge in marketing during his time in PMA and his internship with the Daniel's School of Business. Over the summer, he worked as a Server at Olive Garden. After  graduation, his dream is to become the director of marketing for a professional sports team.

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Saad Ali

Project Lead

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Saad is a Project Leader for Purdue Marketing Association. He is a Sophomore studying General Management and Marketing with a minor in Business Economics. This summer, Saad worked at Tenon, a software development startup in Indianapolis, as a Marketing Intern. He hopes to make meaningful connections and mentor fellow aspiring marketers with his project experience. Saad spent two semesters on the branding project, preparing himself for a career as a brand manager.

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Tanvi Gupta

Project Lead

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Tanvi is a Project Leader for Purdue Marketing Association. She is a junior studying Marketing with a minor in Event and Meeting Management. Outside of PMA, Tanvi is an executive member of Purdue FBLA, working to promote and host events for the club. Over the summer she interned at a creative marketing agency and participated in a marketing program at Zscaler, a cybersecurity company. She hopes to use these meaningful leadership and real-world learning experiences beyond college, aspiring to work in the music and entertainment industry as a creative digital marketer.

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Shayna Saltzman

Project Lead

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Shayna is a Project Leader for Purdue Marketing Association. She is a sophomore studying Marketing with a minor in Communications. Outside of PMA, Shayna is on the Student Concert Committee Exec board, is a mentor for College Mentors for Kids, and has an internship at The Castle. She studied abroad this summer in Sicily, Italy and has just started an internship with Purdue Sports Marketing. After graduation, she hopes to work in either sports or entertainment marketing.

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