Meet the Executive Board

Madison’s favorite memory as a Spartan was attending the East Regional NCAA tournament game and watching Michigan State beat Duke in Washington D.C

Madison Genord: President

Madison is senior Marketing major and Sports Business Management minor. This past summer, she worked with the New York Rangers and Madison Square Garden as a Social Impact and Fan Engagement intern. Previously, she has worked with the Detroit Lions, Oakland University and Michigan State University Athletics as a Marketing Intern, as well as Game Day USA as a Tournament Operations Intern.

This will be Madison’s third year on the E-Board for FLISE. She previously held Marketing Chair and Vice President titles.

Email: genordma@msu.edu        LinkedIn

Gerik’s favorite Spartan moment was watching MSU beat Duke in the Elite 8 last year while on the ice of Munn Ice Arena.

Gerik Niewierowski: Vice President  

Gerik is a junior studying Finance with a minor in Sports Business Management. He is currently a Professorial Assistant for Dr. Conlon, the Chairperson of Management in the Broad College of Business. Gerik is also a Resident Assistant in Akers Hall. This past summer, Gerik interned with the Battle Creek Bombers and Kalamazoo Growlers.

This is Gerik’s second year on the FLISE E-Board. He previously held the Membership Chair title.

Email: niewiero@msu.edu        LinkedIn

Luke Jakubik: Co-Professional Development Chair

Luke is joining us for his first year on the FLISE E-Board!

Email: jakubik6@msu.edu        LinkedIn

Alicia Ringwood: Co-Professional Development Chair 

Alicia is a rising Junior majoring in Kinesiology and Dietetics. She currently works with Spartans Fuel, the nutrition performance team for Michigan State Athletics!

This is Alicia’s first year on the E-Board for FLISE and is excited for the upcoming school year!

Email: ringwoo2@msu.edu        LinkedIn

Jackson Ewers: Membership Chair 

This is Jackson’s first year on the FLISE E-Board and he is excited for the upcoming year!

Email: ewersjac@msu.edu        LinkedIn

John Volesky: Finance Chair 

John is a junior studying Kinesiology. This past summer, he was an intern with the Greater Lansing Sports Authority and will be working alongside the MSU Athletics Event Management department this fall!

This is John’s first year on the FLISE E-Board and he is ready for a great year!

Email: voleskyj@msu.edu        LinkedIn

Casey Baldwin: Co-Marketing Chair 

Casey is a senior studying Marketing and Sports Business Management.

Casey is looking forward to her first school year on the FLISE E-Board this year!

Email: baldw211@msu.edu        LinkedIn

Lauren Miller: Co-Marketing Chair

Lauren is a Freshman from Mount Olive, New Jersey studying Kinesiology and Sports Management.

A fun fact about Lauren is that she is a huge Kansas City Chiefs fan!

Lauren is looking forward to joining the Marketing team in her first year on the FLISE Executive Board!

Email: mill3133@msu.edu       LinkedIn

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: Advisor

Desireé serves as the Faculty Advisor for FLISE. She is also the Communications Manager for Undergraduate Entrepreneurship and Innovation, overseeing the overarching strategy and execution of the program’s communications, including social, digital and print media. An impassioned student advocate, Desireé promotes undergraduate student academic achievements and career successes. Her marketing, sales, digital design and photography skills have been honed by her work in higher education as well as the sports and entertainment industries. A proud Spartan to the core, Desireé earned both her degrees from Michigan State: A Bachelor of Fine Art in Graphic Design and Photography, in 2006, and, most recently, her Master of Arts in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education.

Email: melfides@msu.edu        LinkedIn

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