Colleena is Senior Supply Chain Management major with a minor in Information Technology. She’s had experience working for GE Aviation and Nestle as a Supply Chain intern. Last summer, she worked as a Business Advisory Intern for Ernst & Young in NYC.
Colleena has lived in China and Japan, which sparked her interest for exploring and traveling. She is excited to meet the new members of CRA and continue to grow the organization!
Maddy is a Junior, marketing major, at MSU. This past summer she worked at General Motors in Detroit as a purchasing intern. She has accepted an offer for the Merchant Buying and Planning Internship Program at Macy's Headquarters in New York City for Summer 2017! She has always been interested in retail and the fashion industry. This is her second year as the co-president of CRA, we are all excited for CRA’s second year at MSU!
Katie is a Senior Marketing major at Michigan State University, originally from Midland, Michigan. The past summer, she interned for Aldi as a District Manager Intern. This role focused on the development of employees and learning the habits of effective managers. Throughout the summer, Katie also worked on and presented a project to help reduce turnover within the division. She has now moved into a student ambassador role in the company. Katie has also previously interned for Bolger and Battle, which is a marketing and communications firm in Midland, MI. There, she created communication plans for a variety of small, local businesses. Katie is extremely excited to take on the role of President for the coming year and she can’t wait to see how CRA grows in the future.
Olivia is a Senior, Communication major with a minor in Spanish. This summer she worked as a Retail Management Intern with Nordstrom at the Somerset location in Troy, Michigan! She has been on the Corporate Retail Association’s executive board from the very start since 2015 as the publicity chair where she learned all about social media promotion and website management. Her dream is to pursue a career in Public Relations and social media for retail companies such as Tory Burch, Kate Spade or Instyle Magazine. She is very excited to start another year with CRA and bond with members and her E-Board!
Brenna is a Senior, Human Resource Management major. This past summer she worked with the Broad College of Business at MSU’s academic orientation program as well as continued her employment at J.Crew! She has previously interned with Nordstrom, as well as held a management position with Francesca’s. She has a passion for HR, especially training and development within a retail setting. She is so excited to meet new members of CRA and help them to find their place in the retail sphere!
Natalie is a Sophomore Marketing major with a minor in German. This past summer she worked on Mackinac Island managing an art studio and learning the ins and outs of running a small business. She has also worked in sales for Ruby and Birch, a women’s seasonal boutique. She is so excited to build the membership of CRA and help other students find their role in the corporate retail world.
Ally is a Senior, Supply Chain Management major with a minor in Retail Management. She has always had an interest in the fashion industry and working in Corporate Retail. This past summer she interned with Costco Corporate in Seattle Washington as a procurement intern. This is her second year with CRA and she is very excited for all of the events this year and getting to know all the members!
Caitlin is a Junior with a Business-Admitted major and a minor in Women and Gender Studies. This summer she studied abroad in London and traveled Europe for two weeks. Caitlin has worked in many retail positions including Victoria Secret and Justice! She hopes to pursue a career as a buyer for a top retailer. She is super excited for all of the fun events coming up this year that will allow her to bond with members of CRA!
Mackenzie is a Sophomore Supply Chain Management major with a minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Last summer she worked as a stylist/sales associate at Michael Kors, as well as previously working for Ralph Lauren. She hopes to pursue her passion of owning her own clothing line and company. This year she looks forward to meeting her new CRA members and building memories to last a lifetime!