We are a team of creative thinkers and daring doers

Team

We are a group of Stanford undergraduates passionate about bringing Marketing to the Stanford community. Our diverse backgrounds allow us to deliver unique marketing experiences.
 
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Roma Dziembaj

Co-President

Roma is a senior from Poland majoring in Symbolic Systems. She joined SMG in 2016 as a Client Associate and is serving as the Co-President this academic year. Outside of Stanford Marketing, she is involved in cognitive science research and costume design for student theater groups.


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Richard Verdin

Co-President

Richard is a junior from Connecticut studying Computer Science. He joined Stanford Marketing as a freshman and immediately had a tremendous experience working to shape the future of the companies he and his team were working with. He became a project leader during his sophomore year and helped to increase the scope and complexity of projects that Stanford Marketing tackles. Now Co-President, Richard is looking to continue Stanford Marketing’s track of excellence, and hopes to continue pushing boundaries for the organization—if you have any suggestions, feel free to reach out to him directly! For fun, Richard enjoys meeting new people, playing tennis, creating digital art, and exploring live-music—particularly electronic.


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Jenna Mayer

VP of Recruitment and Director of Technology and Marketing

Jenna is from San Diego, CA, pursuing a double major in Communication and Art Practice. She’s also really interested in psychology and its intersections with her majors. She loves to paint, go to the beach, try new restaurants, and go for walks with her dog. In the future, she hopes to work as a filmmaker or director of advertising for a company whose values she aligns with.


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Alex Langshur

Project Leader (winter)

Alex is a sophomore from Chicago studying computer science and MS&E. As a Stanford Marketing client associate last year, Alex worked closely with LinkedIn and the ride-sharing-optimization startup, Mooky. Now, he's looking forwards to leading a team of client associates throughout winter and spring quarter this year. Outside Stanford Marketing Group, Alex has continued to cultivate a growing background in software engineering through a variety of work experiences and personal projects. Looking into the future, he has began pivoting his education and career towards entrepreneurship and cannot wait to further exercise his growing repository of knowledge, experience, and interest in this field.


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Dylan Grosz

Project Leader (Winter)

Dylan is a junior studying Symbolic Systems - AI Concentration. As a current Project Leader and previous Client Associate, he has worked with companies such as Apartment List and LinkedIn to deliver data-driven insights about how to best serve and reach out to various segments of their customer base. This past couple summers, Dylan delivered AI solutions as a Data Science & Software Engineering Intern at PayPal. He also set up the Data Visualizations team at the Stanford Daily, where he also writes about music. Dylan’s interests include AI, data visualizations, journalism, and making music.


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Caitie Sfingi

Project Leader

Caitie is a junior studying Science, Technology, and Society on the Media and Communication track with a minor in Psychology. Originally from Sun Valley, Idaho, Caitie came to Stanford to pursue an interest in entrepreneurship and marketing—with a specific interest for consumer behavior and digital strategy. The 2018-2019 academic year was Caitie’s first year with Stanford Marketing. Outside of SMG, Caitie is a co-founding member of Merakite, a creative and digital consulting agency specializing in visual asset design, sponsored ads, social media optimization, and influencer networks. She has also worked on-campus with Stanford Women in Business, the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students (BASES), and the Stanford Football department.


Janelle Terry

Project Leader

Janelle is a senior from Oakland, California double majoring in Mathematical & Computational Science and Psychology and pursuing a coterminal Master's degree in Management Science & Engineering. Outside of Stanford Marketing, she leads the paid advertising efforts of an AI-based start-up and works as a peer advisor in the Stanford Psychology department.


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Grace Zhao

Project Leader (Winter)

Grace is a Junior studying Sociology, with minors in Economics and Creative Writing. Her main area of focus is Economic Sociology. Currently a project leader for Stanford Marketing, Grace joined during her sophomore year as a client associate.


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Samantha Thompson

Project Leader (Spring)

Samantha is a freshman at Stanford potentially majoring in International Relations and minoring in Management Science and Engineering. Samantha was born in Kingston, Jamaica, but grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta.She is particularly interested in the changes among global power balances and how those relationships will affect national security and its intersection with technology.  Outside of Stanford Marketing, Samantha is involved with women's advocacy work via Stanford Women in Business and electing women to the California Legislature via the Close the Gap CA campaign. In her free time, Samantha enjoys reading, researching military history, writing, and popular culture.


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Sidney Wilson

Project Leader (Spring)

Sidney is a sophomore from Toronto, Canada majoring in Management Science & Engineering. Outside of SMG, Sidney spends her time representing Stanford on the Women’s Varsity Volleyball Team, exploring the application of advanced statistical analyses in different women’s sports, and enjoying time in nature and with friends.


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Alejandra Mazo

VP of Education

Alejandra is a junior from Madrid, Spain. She is majoring in Management Science & Engineering and minoring in Economics. She is very interested in the intersection of technology and human interactions. She joined Stanford Marketing her sophomore year and worked as a client associate with Siren Snacks and Cooley LLP. Outside Stanford Marketing, she also works in a Research Lab at the GSB.


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Max Comolli

VP of Education

Max is a sophomore from Atherton, CA majoring in Management Science and Engineering. He joined SMG in 2017 and is serving as VP of education for this year. Outside of Stanford Marketing, he is pursuing managerial internships at various tech companies for the Summer of 2019.


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Meg Avery

Director of Community Relations

Meg is from Atherton, California (a whopping 10 minutes from Stanford campus); she is a junior; she joined SMG as a Sophomore and moved from client associate to project leader in the span of that year; she hopes to have a career in marketing; other interests include swimming, Italian language (she'll be abroad in Florence this fall); involved in the Students for Resilience club and is Kappa Alpha Theta's online media director.


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David Pantera

VP of Account Management 

David is a Sophomore studying Economics and is passionate about creating and building customer relationships through data-driven marketing and the use of technology to advance society. As the Vice President of Account Management, David recruits industry clients and pairs them with consulting teams to complete their marketing projects.

David is currently the Director of Communications & Marketing for the ASSU.
Last year, he served as a senate associate on ASSU Undergraduate Senate, a member of the Frosh Council and held a product marketing manager internship over the summer.

Message him anytime and schedule a chat if you want to discuss the Stanford Marketing experience or have general questions!


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Alexa Coughlin

Financial Officer

Alexa is a Senior from Houston, Texas studying Symbolic Systems. As a Sophomore, she worked with a gaming hardware company as a client associate for Stanford Marketing. Following this project, Alexa did marketing work for global innovation consultancy Opinno in Madrid, Spain. This past summer, she worked as a strategy intern at J.Crew in New York City. In addition to serving as a member of the Stanford Marketing board, Alexa is a member of the Stanford club tennis team, as well as a member of Stanford's Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity. She is passionate about education equity and learning foreign languages, and spends her free time playing tennis, reading, and thrift shopping.


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Pascale Eenkema van Dijk 

Advisor to the board

Pascale is a senior and is passionate about the intersection between business and human behavior. As a Stanford Marketing associate, Pascale worked on a project for Twitter and SafeTuna, and as a project leader, she led projects for Kurbo Health and Microsoft. Last year, she served as Stanford Marketing's Co-President. She served as a Board Member for Stanford Women in Business as well as an intern for the Clayman Institute on Gender Research and its Center for the Advancement of Women Leadership. Pascale will be working in consulting after her graduation and her interests include traveling, reading, playing sports, writing and spending time with friends.