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Young Professionals Advisory Board

​​​​​​Welcome to the Young Professionals Advisory Board (YAB). We are a group of young communication professionals who are passionate about serving the DePaul community, developing the next generation of communication professionals, and collaborating with the College of Communication to fulfill its mission and goals for its students. If you are interested in learning more about the YAB, please complete the contact form below.

Sara Autio

Sara Autio

Daniela Chávez Lira

Daniela Chávez Lira

Brandon Davis

Brandon Davis

  • YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
  • Vice President, Brand Engagement
  • LinkedIn Profile
Ben Gartland

Ben Gartland

Emma Gresser

Emma Gresser

  • EY
  • Supervising Associate, Global Brand, Marketing and Communications
  • LinkedIn Profile
Grace  Gubbrud

Grace Gubbrud

Rachel Hinton

Rachel Hinton

Jordyn  Holliday

Jordyn Holliday

Camille Howard

Camille Howard

Yara Ismail

Yara Ismail

Courtney Jacquin

Courtney Jacquin

Zoe Krey

Zoe Krey

Chloe Leuthaeuser

Chloe Leuthaeuser

  • Edelman Chicago
  • Senior Account Supervisor, Corporate Brand & Reputation
  • LinkedIn Profile
Laura Moy

Laura Moy

Marissa Nelson

Marissa Nelson

Vi Nguyen

Vi Nguyen

Emma Nye

Emma Nye

Alexa Ohm

Alexa Ohm

Patrick  Pfohl

Patrick Pfohl

Manny Ramos

Manny Ramos

Joshua Smyser-De Leon

Joshua Smyser-De Leon

  • Comcast
  • Government Affairs
  • Founder and Host of the Paseo Podcast
  • LinkedIn Profile
Stephanie Wade

Stephanie Wade

  • ABC 7 Chicago
  • News Reporter


Dean's Advisory Council Liaisons​

  • Ron Culp

    Ron Culp

    • College of Communication  DePaul University
    • Professional in Residence, Public Relations and Advertising
  • Michael Elias

    Michael Elias

    • College of Communication
    • DePaul University
      Director, Internship Program
  • Susan Fleming

    Susan Fleming (CMN MA '13)

    • OptumRx | UnitedHealth Group
      Former Senior Vice President, Marketing

Contact the Young Professionals Advisory Board

For questions or more information about the YAB, fill out the below form. A board member will follow up with you.