EM Alumni Where are they now? Where have they been? What do they say?

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  • EM Alumni Where are they now? Where have they been? What do they say?
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  • The EM Faculty Team Dr. Ben Goss, Ms. Janet Oller, & Dr. Philip Rothschild
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  • Jaclyn Fowler, 00 Company: Walt Disney Events Group, Orlando, FL Company: Walt Disney Events Group, Orlando, FL Title: Entertainment Manager Title: Entertainment Manager Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: I would encourage everyone to volunteer in the community for local events. Those activities are very important on your resume. I would encourage everyone to volunteer in the community for local events. Those activities are very important on your resume.
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  • Chauntelle Johnson, 05 Company: WNBA Seattle Storm Company: WNBA Seattle Storm Title: Community Relations Senior Coordinator Title: Community Relations Senior Coordinator Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Explain to them how important internships are. Dont just take anything, really work hard and apply for the top ones EARLY. Explain to them how important internships are. Dont just take anything, really work hard and apply for the top ones EARLY.
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  • Correspondence Dr. Rothschild, Tell everyone in the program I said hello and explain to them how important internships are. Dont just take anything, really work hard and apply for the top ones EARLYthat will help. I have had LOTS of people tell me how impressive my resume is already just because of the places I have interned. I am glad I took your words to heart when I finished school. Oh, and tell them that no matter how much those LONG presentations suck, the practice is worth it. I have had to give more of those 1 hour PowerPoint presentations than I can count over the past year. -Chauntelle J
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  • Ben Baker 02 Company: Company: Formerly, Temple University Athletics Football, Philadelphia, PA Formerly, Temple University Athletics Football, Philadelphia, PA Now: Travel Director, Maritz Now: Travel Director, Maritz Previously, sports information assistant at Drexel University CSR with the Philadelphia Eagles Words of Wisdom: Try to gain some experience in any area you are interested in. Getting involved and becoming associated with professionals in the industry is such a valuable asset. Just keep in mind that whatever you want to accomplish is up to you! www.macmeetings.com
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  • Jake Dunlap 03 Company: Company: formerly Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Account Executive Now: Personal Assistant Now: Personal Assistant Words of Wisdom: The key to getting a job in the sports industry is your internship. I would suggest not only doing one, but do multiple internships to set yourself above the competition. The key to getting a job in the sports industry is your internship. I would suggest not only doing one, but do multiple internships to set yourself above the competition.
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  • Rachel Queen 00 Company: Touhill Performing Arts Center, St. Louis, MO Title: Title: Director of Marketing Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Network! It may take a few years to build up a good base of industry peers, but the more people you meet & genuinely connect with, the more opportunities youll have in the future. Network! It may take a few years to build up a good base of industry peers, but the more people you meet & genuinely connect with, the more opportunities youll have in the future.
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  • Jason Doerge 00 Company: Company: America's Center, St. Louis, MO Title: Title: Event Manager Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Be prepared when opportunity presents itself.
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  • The LA Contingent, Sept. 2006
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  • Chase Bartels 02 Company: Company: Warner Brothers Television, Burbank, CA Title: Title: Current TV Division Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Think about the biggest goal you would like to achieve in your career and then think backwards, no one starts at the top!
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  • Company: Universal Music Title: Manager of Online Marketing About the Job: Its been a dream job the past year and I look forward to the future. Everyone is the best here, its fun, I enjoy going to work every day and with UMG being at the top between all the labels and by far the biggest worldwide Brandon Chamberlain
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  • Tom Ringhofer 04 Company: Company: The William Morris Endeavor Agency, Beverly Hills, CA Title: Title: Assistant Booking Agent, Music Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: The most important thing you can do to make it in the entertainment industry is to network and make connections.
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  • Aimee Smith 04 Company: Company: Immortal Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA Title: Title: Executive Assistant to President, Internship Coordinator Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Dont underestimate the importance of your internship! It is absolutely essential to starting an entertainment career.
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  • Jenni Azzanni 04 Currently: MTV Networks Currently: MTV Networks Previously: Previously: Event, Coordinator, Jam Productions Chicago, IL Words of Wisdom: Give it everything you've got. If you show initiative, guts, and that you are willing to learn, your company will see that. Also, go into the industry loving what you do, not just loving that you get to work with artists or sport stars. Give it everything you've got. If you show initiative, guts, and that you are willing to learn, your company will see that. Also, go into the industry loving what you do, not just loving that you get to work with artists or sport stars.
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  • Lisa Johns, 06 Company: Primary Care Physicians Education Network, Springfield MO Company: Primary Care Physicians Education Network, Springfield MO Title: Title: CME Event Coordinator Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Get an internship that relates to what you really want to do. An internship is the key that will open many doors in your career.
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  • Amy Douglas and Megan Whitney 08 MBA, Missouri State University
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  • Megan Whitney, EM 07 /MBA 08 Company: Autism Speaks Title: Walk Coordinator Midwest Words of Wisdom: My work as Service Corp Leader in EMA served me we well, as working with our student volunteers directly correlates to my working with volunteer planners and fundraisers today. As the EMA Treasurer, keeping track of organizational monies is exactly what I have to do now, only with a revenue goal of $525,000 between the three Walks. Words of Wisdom: My work as Service Corp Leader in EMA served me we well, as working with our student volunteers directly correlates to my working with volunteer planners and fundraisers today. As the EMA Treasurer, keeping track of organizational monies is exactly what I have to do now, only with a revenue goal of $525,000 between the three Walks.
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  • Correspondence: I must admit the experiences I gained from EMA have a correlation to me receiving the job offer. As the Service Corp Leader, the volunteer experiences I gained are directly related to my working with our Autism Speaks Committee Leaders/Volunteers. Additionally, as the EMA Treasurer I learned valuable skills that relate directly to my running accounting rooms that take in tens of thousands of dollars in a few HOURS! And ironically enough, my group's MGT 310 seminar was about how to put on a walk/run in Springfield. -Megan Whitney
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  • Ashleigh Middlebrook 06 St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Cardinals, Operations Assistant
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  • Jackie Kirk 06 Company: Company: Ramada Oasis Inn and Convention Center, Springfield, MO Title: Title: Convention Services Director Observation: Observation: Incredible internship with Ozark Empire Fair. Wanted to stay in Springfield.
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  • Jeff Sackman, 01 Company: The Booking Agency Burlington, VT Company: The Booking Agency Burlington, VT Title: Title: Booking Agent Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Prepare for an uphill climb because the music industry can be unforgiving. Keep your eyes and ears open and know how to communicate effectively and efficiently.
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  • Jason Bowers 03 Company: Company: FineGold Productions, New York, NY Title: Title:singer/songwriter/producer Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Being true to yourself, your ideas, and your IDEALS in every situation is your number one asset and makes you stick out in the crowd.
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  • Patrick Fitzgerald 03 Company: Company: Previously, Event Coordinator, The Orleans Arena Now: Director of Marketing, Boyd Entertainment, Las Vegas, NV Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: The key to success is not to put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
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  • Tara Franklin Houx, 03 Company: Company: Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park, KS (Global Spectrum property) Title: Sales Director (formerly Wedding and Sales Coordinator) Title: Sales Director (formerly Wedding and Sales Coordinator) Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Professionals in the industry are very impressed with the Entertainment Management degree program at SMS. It helped me land my dream job. Professionals in the industry are very impressed with the Entertainment Management degree program at SMS. It helped me land my dream job.
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  • Lisa Kelly and Tara Houx Lisa Kelly with Pitch Magazine, Dr. Rothschild, & Tara Houx with the Overland Park Convention Center Summer 2007
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  • Bob Nelson 02 Company: Company: City of Springfield Title: Special Events and arks Public Information Administrator Title: Special Events and arks Public Information Administrator Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: The old saying, It is who you know, not what you know seems to be very true in our industry. Continue to network at every level through your college experience.
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  • Andrea Kalwei 00 Company: Company: American Cancer Society in Springfield, MO Title: Title: Community Specialist Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Don't burn bridges and do what makes you happy for a career, not what someone else expects of you. Don't burn bridges and do what makes you happy for a career, not what someone else expects of you.
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  • Seth Bayless, 03 Company: Harrahs St. Louis Area: Finance Department Formerly: Oasis Convention Center, Springfield, MO Words of Wisdom: Get to know everyone you meet in and out of the industry. You never know who that person may know; and remember to follow up.
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  • Stephanie Szurek '06 Company: University of Minnesota - Institute on the Environment Title: Events Coordinator
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  • Leslie Kohler 03 Company: Company: NETCO in Overland Park, KS Title: Title: Director of Marketing and Sales Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Nobody will know or care who you are until you make yourself known; stay persistent and prove yourself! You will always get back what you put in.
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  • Shelby Williams 03 Company: Company: Formerly, Oasis Inn and Convention Center, Springfield, MO Currently Real Estate Agent Words of Wisdom: Family, friends, and yourself come first. Networking and contacts are the most important things to get from the EM program.
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  • Alexander Plummer 02 Company: Company: State Farm Insurance in Columbia, MO Title: Title: Auto Underwriter Words of Wisdom: Some of the stuff you are doing may not seem worth it now, but when you get out into the working world, having done it pays off. Words of Wisdom: Some of the stuff you are doing may not seem worth it now, but when you get out into the working world, having done it pays off.
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  • Erica Schisler 03 Company: Company: United Center, Chicago Title: Event Coordinator Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Be willing to learn about all aspects of the entertainment industry. Be passionate about what you do, learn from those around you, and have fun.
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  • Christy McCouch 03 Company: Actors Playhouse, Miami, Florida Company: Actors Playhouse, Miami, Florida Title: Company Manager/Assistant to the Artistic Director Title: Company Manager/Assistant to the Artistic Director Words of Wisdom: Do your research, make your connections and do your best to find a mentor. Words of Wisdom: Do your research, make your connections and do your best to find a mentor.
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  • Stephanie Hill 05 Company: Company: Artemis Records in New York City Title: Title: Radio Promotion Intern Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: The most important thing that students should strive for is experience. This industry relies heavily on how much experience you have.
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  • Eric Day 00 Company: Company: Kansas City Royals Title: Title: Account Executive Past Jobs: Past Jobs: Ticketing Manager, Ozark Mountain Ducks; Sales Manager; Colorado Springs Sky Sox; Account Executive, Springfield Cardinals.
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  • Rebecca Hensel, 04 Company: Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association Company: Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association Title: Sales Account Executive Title: Sales Account Executive Job Duties: Job Duties: Handling clients and helping to set up meetings for different associations across the country.
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  • Martina Wyatt 04 Company: Company: Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation, Macon, MO Title: Title: Communications Specialist, Public Relations & Marketing Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: INTERNSHIPS!! Employers are very impressed with candidates who have taken the time to pursue an internship.
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  • Dalena Radabaugh 05 Currently: Currently: Kansas City, MO Formaly: Formaly: Alzheimers Association, Southwest Missouri Chapter, Springfield, MO Title: Title: Special Events Coordinator Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Take advantage of every opportunity to volunteer or intern, even if it may not be exactly what you want to do in the future. Having that experience is crucial.
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  • Matt Kentner 06 School: School: University of Missouri- Kansas City Title: Title: Final Year Law Student Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom: Contacts, contacts, contacts. Its all about being at the right place, at the right time and knowing the right person. Matt Kentner (left) pictured with Tim Hayslett & Robin Lipshitz 06
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  • Nicole (Montgomery) Enger 04 Company: Company: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Title: Title: Manager of Promotions and Single Ticket Sales Words of Wisdom: Words of Wisdom...

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