AutumnGeisler - VP of Marketing - Autumn

Autumn Geisler

Vice President of Marketing

Hometown: Blue Bell, PA

Majors: OMBA & Marketing | Minor: Professional Spanish '24

Outside of SUSA, Autumn is a member of QUEST Honors Program - Cohort 37, Kappa Delta, and UMD’s Sail Team. She is a former Rotary International Exchange Student, and studied abroad in 2018 and 2019, in Norway. She continues her international passions through her studies in International Business and Marketing dual degree, along with studying for a Professional Spanish minor. In 2022, Autumn plans to study abroad again but in Spain. Her passion is to be more internationally connected and to expand her language skills outside of knowing Norwegian and English. In the following months, Autumn will continue to apply to internships and continue to explore more ways of engagement within the UMD community, both academically and socially. She enjoys music, exercise, art, photography, sailing, hiking and exploring the city!


Marketing Committee

Responsible for Smith Undergraduate publication and promotions for SUSA sponsored student organization events and activities, and all other duties assigned by the President. Manages all SUSA’s social media channels and weekly newsletters.


Emily Shaw

Creative Design Director

Hometown: Boston, MA

Major: Marketing ‘23

Outside of SUSA, Emily is a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority and serves the role of Director of PR and Marketing. She enjoys learning about and discovering the constantly changing field of social media marketing. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, photography, hanging with her friends, shopping, and trying new foods.

Sasha Howard

Creative Design Director

Hometown: Baltimore County, MD

Major: Marketing | Minor: Sustainability ‘23

Outside of Susa, Sasha is a staff member for Monumental Magazine, on the social media team for Bitcamp, a member of Pi Sigma Epsilon, and works part-time as an Administrative Assistant for Child and Adult Psychiatry. She is interested in photography, fashion, and baking.

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(Angel) Jia Li

Project Marketing Manager

Hometown: New York, NY

Majors: Operations Management & Business Analytics, Marketing '24

Outside of SUSA, Jia is in the Hinman CEOs program working towards developing and starting her own business venture. She is also involved in UMD spoon's marketing program. Jia likes to travel, discover new sceneries, and bake.

Melanie Rojas

Project Marketing Manager

LinkedIn: Frederick, MD

Major: Marketing ‘22

Outside of SUSA, Melanie is a marketing intern for Smith's Office of Career Services and a member of the American Marketing Association. She enjoys exploring new restaurants, reading, coloring, and baking. Her career aspiration is to work as a Brand Strategist Consultant. This year, she hopes to build her project management skills and craft creative marketing strategies as a member of the SUSA marketing committee.

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Julie Pyo

Public Relations

Hometown: Olney, MD

Majors: Marketing, Information Systems ‘23

Outside of SUSA, Julie is currently a marketing intern for the Office of Career Services, (OCS) the VP of IT for Ascend (business club), and is involved in Women in Business (business club). During her free time, she enjoys photography and videography, discovering new music, exploring the city, and trying new foods!

Lauren Derato

Social Media Director

Hometown: Accident, MD

Majors: Marketing '23

Outside of SUSA, Lauren is in the Quest Honors Program in Cohort 36, serves as the Membership Educator for Alpha Omega Epsilon, and is the Director of Programming for UMD the Pride. In the future she hopes to work in marketing research and learn more within the consumer analysis field. In her free time she likes to have spontaneous adventures with friends, listen to music, be on or in any body of water, and of course cheer on the Terps!

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Tiffany Yen - Marketing Committee - Tiff

Tiffany Yen

Public Relations

Hometown: Rockville, MD

Majors: Marketing, Information Systems '23

Outside of SUSA, Tiffany is involved in the Taiwanese American Student Association (TASA), Alpha Kappa Psi, and the Design Cultures and Creativity (DCC) Honors Program. She enjoys bullet journaling, reading, cooking, and hanging with friends and family. Following graduation, she hopes to work in design at a company in the city.