Lara BrianLara Brian

Job Title: Student Director of Center Data & Metrics
Degree: MBA '18
Hometown: Tuakau, New Zealand
Bio: Lara is in the One-Year MBA program and moved to Athens from Auckland, New Zealand where she studied biology at The Universtiy of Auckland and obtained both a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in biological sciences, majoring in plant molecular biology. Most recently, she was a Research Associate at Plant & Food Research Limited where she was a member of the kiwifruit team, finding ways to sustain and improve crop yield of this $5 billion industry, through researching the genetic mechanisms behind flowering - an important process under threat due to the changing climate. Lara is passionate about science and finding insights from data and would like to combine this with business to bring innovative ideas to life.
 

Kurt KissingerKurt Kissinger

Job Title: Office Assistant
Degree:  Marketing & MIS '19
Hometown: Evansville, IN
Bio: Kurt is primarily foucsed on marketing research and consulting with minor interests in entrepreneurship. As the president of the American Marketing Association chapter at Ohio University, Kurt oversees all operations within the chapter and ensures that they are executed. Additionally, he serves as a research lead within the Consumer Research Center where he heads up projects based on garnering millennial percpetion on products. Kurt has executed reseearch for brands such as Kellogg's, JP Morgan Chase, and White Castle in the past. Kurt has always had the entrepreneurial spirit as he have worked to develop small businesses and apps with his friends in his spare time. 
 
 

Jeremy ReiskindJeremy Reiskind

Job Title: Student Director for Certificate Program Marketing
Degree: MBA '18
Hometown: Saint Petersburg, FL
Bio: Jeremy is a dual degree student in the Sport Administration program. He graduated from Rice University in Houston, TX in 2017 with a degree in sports management and a minor in business. At Rice, Jeremy worked with the athletic department on a student marketing plan to increase student attendance. Jeremy is also the Remote Race Director for Race For a Reason, an annual fundraising event where individuals run and fundraise for their specific reason. 
 
 

Taylor WoodfordTaylor Woodford

Job Title: Student Director of Marketing
Degree: HTC Business Administration, Marketing '19
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Bio: Taylor is currently a junior in the College of Business with a marketing major and a passion for the advertising industry. In addition to her role in the Center for Entrepreneurship as the Student Director of Marketing, Taylor is a part of the leadership team for the Schey Sales Center, an active member of Select Leaders, and president of her sorority, Gamma Phi Beta. She is extremely passionate about the global opportunities offered through the CoB, as she has attended the Global Consulting Program in Nicaragua and the International Business Experience trip to Havana, Cuba. Taylor loves traveling and pursuing activities that are out of my comfort zone. Taylor is so thankful for all of the opportunities that the Center for Entrepreneurship and College of Business as a whole have given her.