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!
Natalie is a junior, Marketing Major with a Minor in German. This past summer Natalie studied abroad in Germany for six weeks as well as interned at the Renaissance center for CBRE. She loved exploring downtown Detroit and seeing how the retail industry is being incorporated into the development of downtown. Natalie hopes to work for a retail company after college that will combine her passions of marketing and German. Natalie is so excited to be leading a motivated and accomplished women on the CRA E-board this year and continuing to shed light on all of CRA’s benefits for students on MSU’s campus. She is very enthusiastic about making CRA’s fourth year at MSU a great one!
Mackenzie is a junior, Supply Chain Management major with a minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. This past summer she worked as a Stylist at Michael Kors. Mackenzie currently holds the Internal Vice President position on CRA’s eboard and is also the Women’s Fashion Director for MSU’s VIM Magazine. She hopes to one day pursue her passion of owning her own clothing line and working in the world of fashion. This year she looks forward to meeting her new CRA members and building memories to last a lifetime!
Caitlin is a Senior with major in marketing and a minor in Women and Gender Studies. This summer she interned as a merchandising intern with The TJX Companies. Caitlin has worked in many retail positions in the past including Victoria Secret and Justice! She will be starting in the Fall as an allocation analyst with TJX. Her end career goal is to become a buyer with an iconic 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!
Courtney Monge is a sophomore business admitted student. This summer she worked as a sales and support generalist at Victoria’s Secret PINK and as a brand representative at Abercrombie Kids. Courtney plans on working for corporate retail in the future and has always had a passion for the business side of the fashion industry. She can’t wait to build strong connections with the members of Corporate Retail Association and create as much publicity as possible by growing the organization.
ViAnna Hennig is a Junior majoring in Supply Chain Management at MSU. Originally from Leland, Michigan; she spent her summer there working as a manager for a small café, connecting with locals and visitors from all around the U.S. She has always enjoyed fashion, business, and design and is looking forward to all the CRA trips to different cities! She is also very excited for the opportunity to build relationships with the CRA members!
Bec Grippo is a business-admitted sophomore. She spent her summer working two retail jobs at Marshall’s & HomeGoods and Found Objects, a small business in Birmingham, Michigan. She hopes to major in Supply Chain Management and become a buyer/merchandiser for a retail company on the corporate level. She loves CRA and is excited for the new members to experience the amazing events/meetings CRA has planned for this year!
Taylor Spence is a Junior majoring in Marketing at Michigan State University. She has always had a passion for corporate retail and has held a position in retail for over two years. This past summer she worked in sales for T.J. Maxx and a sporting goods store. She hopes to pursue a career as a marketing manager for a top retailer. She is looking forward to growing with CRA and helping members pursue their passion in the corporate retail setting.
Ashley Cavagnetto is a Junior majoring in Supply Chain Management and minoring in Retail Management at MSU. She has worked for many different retailers including: Ulta Beauty, Apple, Starbucks, Victoria’s Secret, and American Eagle. Ashley has always been interested in fashion and beauty and hopes to become a buyer/merchandiser in that industry. She is excited to get to know other CRA members and go on all of our exciting trips!