Executive Board 2017-09-29T11:21:03+00:00

Our Executive Board

Cal Poly AMA is led by a selective group of responsible, motivated, and driven Cal Poly students. The board ensures that the club runs as a cohesive organization and its members benefit from all aspects the club has to offer.

2016-2017 Executive Board

Note: Click on a board member’s photo to view his/her LinkedIn page.

John Franzia
John FranziaCo-President
John is a fourth year Finance concentration from Ripon, California. On campus, he’s a part of the Financial Management Association and the Honors Program. His favorite part of AMA is going on corporate tours and traveling to the International Collegiate Conference. After college, he hopes to pursue a career in consulting or advisory. When he’s not putting Answers into Action, John enjoys traveling, swimming, and a good movie.
Brenna Jensen
Brenna JensenCo-President
Brenna is a fourth year Marketing concentration with a minor in Industrial Technology. On campus, she is a Peer Advisor and Peer Mentor for the Orfalea College of Business and the VP of Intellectual Development for Alpha Chi Omega. She aspires to work a sales representative in the tech industry. Brenna is originally from Castle Pines, Colorado and enjoys being outdoors and traveling.
Alexis Gerard
Alexis GerardTreasurer
Lexie is a fourth year Business student concentrating in Marketing and Accounting. Outside of AMA she works for the Orfalea College of Business as a photographer and media specialist, and is the marketing director for TEDxSanLuisObispo. After graduating, she would like to work for a public accounting firm and become a CPA. Lexie is originally from Laguna Hills, CA and enjoys hiking, going to the beach and exploring San Luis Obispo.

Kassidy Tran
Kassidy TranVP of Membership and Recruitment
Kassidy is a third year Business Administration major concentrating in Marketing and minoring in Integrated Marketing Communications. On campus, she works as a marketing mentor for OCOB and is a part of CRU Central Coast and Gamma Phi Beta. She’s from Orange County, CA and aspires to work in the fashion industry as a buyer. In her free time, she loves to eat at new restaurants, shop, and explore the green hills of SLO!

Alice Read
Alice ReadVP of Marketing
Alice is a fourth year Business major concentrating in Marketing with a minor in Statistics. Outside of AMA, she is involved in the OCOB Student Council and serves on the ASI Board of Directors as an OCOB representative. Alice mostly grew up near Paris, France before moving to Bellevue, WA and then Palo Alto, CA. She aspires to work in product marketing or marketing analytics in the tech industry.
Krystal Lai
Krystal LaiVP of Nationals
Krystal is a third year Communications Studies major with a minor in Integrated Marketing Communications. Although born in the United States, she grew up in Hong Kong her entire life before coming to Fremont, CA during her junior year of high school. She hopes to ultimately pursue a career in international business. Outside of school, she enjoys reading, ice skating, and discovering new music.
Brittany Bourdage
Brittany BourdageVP of Events
Brittany is a third year Business Administration student concentrating in Marketing from Chicago, Illinois. She has a strong passion for photography, sports, and the creative side of marketing. In her spare time, she enjoys adventuring in San Luis Obispo, eating sushi, and playing with her pup, Ollie. After graduation in June of 2018, she hopes to pursue a career in Sports Marketing or Advertising.
Sadie Johnstone
Sadie JohnstoneVP of Philanthropy
Sadie is a third year Business major concentrating in Marketing and minoring in Psychology. She is passionate about traveling, food, and reading. She grew up in North Bay Area but lived in Maine during her senior year of high school. She hopes to pursue a career in PR/brand management and dreams about travelling as much as she possibly can.

Anagha Vinayak
Anagha VinayakVP of Sponsorship
Anagha is a fourth year transfer student, majoring in Economics with a concentration in Marketing. On campus, she is a part of the business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi, and the Indian Student Association. Off campus, she works as a Marketing Coordinator for Limberg Lasik in San Luis Obispo. She is originally from India and moved to the Bay Area five years ago. She wants to pursue a career in sustainable technology and the entertainment industry after graduation. In her spare time, Anagha loves reading, cooking (eating), traveling, and being up to date on Bollywood!
Sam Rackwitz
Sam RackwitzCo-Director of MCC
Sam is a fourth year Marketing concentration with a minor in Integrated Marketing Communications. Sam works for the Orfalea College of Business as a Marketing Mentor, and aspires to become a successful marketing manager after graduating. Sam is from Rescue, California, and enjoys spending his free time outdoors with friends.
Mason Severe
Mason SevereCo-Director of MCC
Mason is a fourth year Business Administration major concentrating in Marketing. On campus, Mason is a trainer and shift leader at the Cal Poly Starbucks. Mason is originally from the Bay Area and hopes to move back one day to work as a Marketing Manager for a corporate firm or as part of a consulting team. In his spare time, Mason enjoys reading, concerts, playing games (outdoor or indoor), and going on hikes with friends.

Trevor Murchison
Trevor MurchisonDirector of Local Sponsorship
Trevor is a fourth year Marketing Management concentration with minors in Integrated Marketing Communications and Psychology. Originally from Southern California, Trevor is now residing in San Luis Obispo to pursue his studies within the Orfalea College of Business. With a passion for the field of marketing, Trevor plans to pursue a career as a Marketing Manager following graduation. Outside of AMA, Trevor enjoys playing basketball, being outdoors, and shooting photography in his spare time.

Megan Chamberlain
Megan ChamberlainDirector of Alumni Relations
Megan is a fourth year Business major with a Marketing concentration. Outside of AMA, she participates in the Executive Partners Program and soccer intramurals. Outside of school, she works for Gino’s Pizza in San Luis Obispo. She is originally from Visalia, CA and hopes to pursue a career in the field of Sports Marketing in L.A. after graduation. Outside of AMA, Megan loves hiking, traveling, and obsessing over dogs.

Felicia Johnson
Felicia JohnsonDirector of Web Development
Felicia is a fourth year Business Administration major with a concentration in Marketing Management. She works as a marketing specialist for her family’s business in the microwave communications industry. Felicia is from South Lake Tahoe, California, and enjoys outdoor sports including kayaking, hiking, and skiing. She also has a passion for music and art, and hopes to pursue a minor in photography. After graduation, Felicia hopes to work for a small company in the San Luis Obispo area.

Hanna Trejo
Hanna TrejoDirector of Graphic Design
Hanna is a third year Graphic Communications major with a concentration in Design Reproduction Technology. On campus, she is involved in Mat Pica Pi, Poly Photo Association, and Pilipino Cultural Exchange. She is from Berkeley, California, and enjoys hiking, photography and cooking in her free time. She aspires to work as a creative marketing designer.
Jason Hung
Jason HungDirector of Photography
Jason is a fourth year Business Administration major from San Jose, CA, aiming to concentrate in Marketing. Apart from AMA, he works as a Cal Poly ASI Event Supervisor and is involved in greek life within Sigma Pi. His main passions include music production, DJing, and photography. One day, Jason hopes to be signed to a record label. He enjoys playing and watching sports, seeking outdoor adventures, and traveling.

Peter Hou
Peter HouDirector of Videography
Peter is a fourth year Marketing Management concentration. On campus, Peter works as a videographer and editor for the Cal Poly Marketing Department, and is a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity. Peter is originally from Seattle, WA and hopes to move to either L.A. or N.Y.C. after graduation working in video production.

AJ Goldberg
AJ GoldbergBusiness Council Representative
AJ is a second year Business Administration major from Calabasas, CA. AJ is passionate about philanthropy, peer counseling, and the outdoors. He aspires to work in sales after graduating. Currently, he is the social media marketer for his brother’s blog, The Unmasked Raccoon.
Lisa Simon
Lisa SimonAdvisor
Professor Lisa Simon, an Orfalea College of Business faculty member since 1996, specializes in qualitative research, especially focus group moderation, and professional sales. As AMAs Advisor, her role consists primarily of support and guidance, allowing students to learn through their own successes and failures and serves as a major resource for the board members.