- To foster a sense of camaraderie and community among its members that creates long-lasting bonds of both personal and professional friendships
- To further the interests of the marketing association by creating a community of students with diverse backgrounds and similar interests focused on linking experienced leaders of the business world with the individual growth of the association's members
- To create opportunities within the organization that provide every member full-time employment in an industry that is in alignment with their career interests and aspirations.
Aparna Prasad, President
Aparna Prasad is the President of the MBA Marketing Association. As President, her aim is to spread awareness of the marketing profession at Smeal and help members of the marketing community to reach their goals. She strives to make sure the association provides students interested in marketing with the resources and opportunities they need to grow as marketers in today’s world and succeed.
Hailing from California, Aparna traveled across the country to Smeal to start her MBA journey. She has worked in digital marketing for 4 years in several different industries, from healthcare, to education, to technology. With an MBA, she plans to hone her marketing and business skills and go back into industry as a stronger marketer.
Aparna chose Smeal because of the people she met during her visit to campus, and because of the sense of community she felt during visitation weekend. During her free time, Aparna likes to cook, blog, read, and travel.
Adam Rosenbloom is the Vice President of Corporate and Alumni Relations for the MBA Marketing Association. Adam’s main focus is connecting the association and its members to corporate and alumni contacts. The goal of these connections is to provide a base for learning and networking, as well as potential career development opportunities.
Prior to enrolling at Smeal, Adam spent four years in Albany, NY working for Liberty Mutual Insurance. He also has experience working as a sports reporter, most notably for MLB.com.
Adam opted to enroll at Smeal for its tight-knit community and vast alumni network. He is concentrating in both marketing and finance. Outside of school, Adam enjoys skiing and camping.
Anthony Miller, VP of Communications & Finance
Anthony Miller is the Vice President of Communications & Finance for the MBA Marketing Association. In this role, he works to facilitate communication both internally within the association and externally to the Smeal community. He also manages the bank account of the association and all subsequent financial expenditures.
Anthony graduated from Gannon University in Erie, PA with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and management. After two years as an Operations & Marketing Manager with a manufacturer in Erie, Anthony is now at Penn State Smeal pursuing a career in Marketing.
Outside of school, Anthony enjoys basketball, football, soccer, and skiing. He also is an avid runner but does not enjoy it.