Meet the Executive Board

Lauren’s favorite MSU sports memory is watching Kenneth Walker score 5 touchdowns against Michigan from the front row.

Lauren Miller: President

Lauren is a senior Management Major with the Sports Business Management minor. She is from New Jersey and is a huge Brooklyn Nets and Kansas City Chiefs fan! Lauren currently works for Michigan State Football.

This is Lauren’s third year on the E-Board, and is continuing in her role as Marketing Chair.

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Jackson’s favorite MSU sports memory was watching MSU basketball beat Duke in the Elite 8 while he was on his senior spring break in the Bahamas.

Jackson Ewers: Vice President/Membership 

Jackson is a junior studying and majoring in Statistics. This past summer, he interned with the United Shore Professional Baseball League as a Corporate Partnership Intern.

This is Jackson’s second year on the FLISE E-Board, and he is excited to be Membership Chair for another year!

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Jake Heilman: Vice President/Engagement

Jake is a senior pursuing a degree in Management with a minor in Sports Business Management. Over the summer, Jake worked as a Player Development intern for the YD Red Sox of the Cape Cod Baseball League. He played baseball his first two years of college and is entering his third year at Michigan State.

This is Jake’s third year in FLISE, and second year on the E-Board. He is looking forward to working with other future professionals.

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Trent Stuewe: Recruitment Chair 

Trent is a senior majoring in Management with a minor in Sports Business Management. This past summer, Trent worked as a baseball operations intern with the United Shore Professional Baseball League.

This is Trent’s second year in FLISE and first year on the E-Board.

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Luke’s favorite MSU sports memory was witnessing the 2014 Rose Bowl victory by the MSU football team in person.

Luke Jakubik: Co-Professional Development Chair

Luke is a junior majoring in Supply Chain Management with a minor in Sports Business Management. He interned in the summer of 2021 at Yanfeng Global Automotive Interiors as a Commodity Scheduler, while also having experience in the sports industry the previous summer as an intern at Total Baseball Travel.

This is Luke’s second year on the FLISE E-Board and second year serving as the Professional Development Chair.

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Savana’s favorite MSU sports memory was Kenneth Walker III lead the Spartans to a rivalry win over the Wolverines.

Savana Walker: Marketing Chair

Savana is a junior and will be serving her second term on the Marketing team for the FLISE Executive Board! She is majoring in Marketing with a minor in Sports Management. Her career goals are to work as an Executive within the professional sports industries where she plans to make a significant impact in the industry.

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Michelle’s favorite MSU sports memory was watching MSU beat Michigan in both Football and Basketball her freshman year.

Michelle Eau Claire: Finance Chair

Michelle is a junior, Business-Admitted student pursuing a major in Marketing and a minor in Sports Business Management. She spent her summer as an Operations and Management Intern for Detroit City FC, and will part of the Event Management Team for Michigan State Athletics this school year.

This is Michelle’s second year on the FLISE E-Board, and she is excited to work with everyone!

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Ally Simon: Event Management Chair

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Jonathan’s favorite MSU sports memory was having the opportunity to attend the MSU vs U of M football game last year in person! The energy in the stadium was electric seeing Kenneth Walker III rush for 5 touchdowns is something he will never forget.

Jonathan Mellema: Co-Professional Development Chair 

Jonathan is a sophomore majoring in Business Management, minoring in Sports Business Management, and is a member of the Honors College. He was the head intern this summer with the Muskegon Clippers Baseball Team and enjoyed coordinating and leading on-field activities as part of his duties.

This is Jonathan’s 2nd year as a FLISE member and 1st year as an Executive Board member, serving as Co-Professional Development Chair.

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Desireé has had many favorite Spartan moments over the years from incredible MSU wins in football to deep runs in the Big Dance in March. The moment that continues to stand out is watching the clock tick down in Pasadena and her Spartans winning the 100th Rose Bowl.

Desireé Melfi Bozzo: Advisor

Desireé serves as the Faculty Advisor for FLISE. She is also the Director of Student Success & Advising for the Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Desireé is seasoned at helping people live their best life and at MSU she helps students to thrive by mastering the Entrepreneurial Mindset. She teaches “A Sprint Through the Entrepreneurial Mindset” every fall and developed the Entrepreneurship Training Camp as part of a partnership with MSU Athletics to help our student-athletes hone and sharpen life skills that will set them apart.

Desireé is a proud Spartan who earned both of her degrees from MSU. In addition to her work at MSU, she is a wife, boy mom and podcast host.

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