Our 2022-2023 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.

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

Kara Donnelly
Kara DonnellyPresident
Kara Donnelly is a third-year Business Marketing Student with a minor in Psychology. She has been involved in AMA since Fall 2020 and just completed her role as VP of Philanthropy for the club. She is a Marketing Mentor through OCOB and she will be working as a Demand Generation Intern for Adobe this summer. She is thrilled to be serving as the next President of AMA and excited to see everything the club will accomplish in the upcoming year!
Chloe Mark
Chloe MarkTreasurer
Chloe Mark is a third year Business Administration major with a double concentration in Accounting and Marketing. Other than AMA, she is involved in Cal Poly’s Swim Club and also serves as president of Club Sports. She recently started working as a Peer Mentor for the College of Business and is excited to contribute to AMA this year!
Alexandra (Lexi) Hedges
Alexandra (Lexi) HedgesCo-VP of Membership and Recruitment
Lexi Hedges is a third-year Business Administration major concentrating in Marketing with a minor in Spanish from Seattle, WA. She has been involved in AMA since Fall 2020 and is so excited to start a role on the Executive Board! Other than AMA, she is a Marketing Mentor through OCOB and is involved in Greek Life.
Kate Lisle
Kate LisleVP of Marketing
Kate is a third year Business Administration student with a concentration in Marketing Management and a minor in Sustainable Environments. Her goal is to combine her passion with the outdoors and sustainability with marketing to pursue a career in the action sports industry. She loves to hike, bike, snowboard, hang at the beach, and do random art projects. She is from Colorado, and is excited to continue with her third year in AMA!
Brenden Fisher
Brenden FisherVP of Nationals
Brenden Fisher is a fourth year Business Administration Major with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in Exercise and Sport Studies. He is a transfer student originally from Santa Clarita, California and is going into his 2nd year with AMA. Outside of AMA, Brenden is involved with Cal Poly Athletics as a Gameday Assistant for a variety of sports in addition to working as a student manager for the Men’s Basketball Team. This summer Brenden will be resuming his role as the Director of Merchandise with the SLO Blues. In his free time, he loves to hang and go out with friends and play and watch sports.
Abigail Dorman
Abigail DormanCo-Director of MCC
Abigail Dorman is a second year communication studies major. Having been a member of the AMA Marketing Career Conference Committee for the past two years, she is excited to lead the 2022 Conference as Co-Director. A San Luis Obispo local or “SLOcal,” Abigail loves taking advantage of the beautiful weather and scenery along the Central Coast. When not studying, she can frequently be found hiking, running, kayaking, and playing with her two cats, Kitty and Cheetah. Abigail is ecstatic to be serving on the AMA Executive Board and can’t wait for the experiences ahead!
Greg Steinberger
Greg SteinbergerAdvisor
Greg Steinberger is a Professor of Marketing at Orfalea College of Business since 2019. Prior to teaching, Greg founded Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab, a publicly-owned Benefit Corporation with four locations in the Central Coast. He also served as a US Naval Officer for 8 years after obtaining a Marketing degree from the University of Wisconsin, and earned an MBA at University of California Berkeley while serving. Greg and his son live in Arroyo Grande, and he also serves as Executive Director at a local non-profit, Camp Arroyo Grande.