The Student Executive Team (SET)

The Student Executive Team (SET) is a group of driven individuals who demonstrate a strong Maverick Mindset and help create COB events and networking opportunities for students to attend. While connecting with faculty and students to advocate for positive change, SET members also promote engagement through COB-offered programs to both current and prospective students. Through weekly team meetings, students brainstorm areas for improvement within the COB as well as host and involve themselves with events such as panels and presentations. Hear from SET members on why you should join the team:

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Picture of the 2022-2023 SET team

Picture of the 2022-2023 SET team

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Meet SET 2023 - 2024

Hometown: Elk River

Fun Fact:  Emily is terrified of all bugs

Why Emily joined SET: "I joined SET to bridge the gap between online and in-person students and provide more transparent communication with events and opportunities within the College of Business."

Graduation year: Spring 2024

Hometown: Rochester, MN

Fun Fact: "I play the bagpipes!"

Why Aidan joined SET: “I joined SET to be a student advocate for positive change and growth within the COB. I wanted to be involved in creating new opportunities for students and connecting them with the fantastic resources we have on campus. I also wanted a chance to improve my leadership and collaboration skills.”

Graduation year: 2024

Hometown: Ethiopia

Fun Fact: "Shopping is my cardio."

Why Beemnet joined SET: "I joined SET because I am driven to make a positive impact within my college community. I have a robust Maverick Mindset, which means I am dedicated, ambitious, and have the ability to think outside the box. I wanted to be a part of a group of like-minded individuals who share the same passion for creating opportunities and fostering engagement within the college of business."

Graduation year: Spring 2025

Hometown: Waconia, MN

Fun Fact: "I love to bake, and my favorite thing to make is chocolate chip cookies!"

Why Abby joined SET: "I joined SET because I enjoy being a COB student and am always looking for opportunities where I can be more involved. I want to provide students with real-world experiences and leave a positive impact on the COB."

Graduation year: May 2024

Hometown: Mankato, MN

Fun Fact: "I love to cook. My signature dish is homemade spaghetti and a medium-rare steak. Also, I like GOLF."

Why Victor joined SET: "I joined SET because I want to make the life of COB students a little easier. Also, I want to build and develop professional relationships and polish my teamwork and leadership skills."

Graduation: 2024

Past Members

Manav Mendonça ’22 - Chair Person 
David Alimo ’22 - Chair Person 
Paige Next ’22
Leonardo De Souza ’22
Kevin Perez ’22
Jacob Hess ’22
Nick Eull ’22
Baylee Sorenson ’22
Andrew Kienholz ’22 - Chair Person
Josie Sandford '23 - Chair Person
Ibrahim Ellahi '23
Joseph Fussy '23
Isaac Kenyon '23
Lauren Letnes '23
Emilee Thomas '23
Andrew Yogei '23
James Ziegeweid '23