OPERATIONS MANAGER: THE BLEND EXPRESS
Kate began her journey through Flyer Enterprises as a sales associate for The Blend in October 2017. Shortly after being hired, Kate became a buyer, improving communication between the other sales associates and the local suppliers. Kate then became the Assistant General Manager, assisting with day to day tasks and responsibilities. At the end of her junior year, Kate was promoted to Operations Manager for The Blend Express. As manager, Kate's goals are to increase communication between the management team and sales associates, implement more organized systems to increase efficiency, and reduce product waste.
Class of 2020
PRODUCT MANAGER: COFFEE
Carolyn was hired in September of 2018 as a sales associate at The Blend. She quickly transitioned into the role of buyer for a few of the division's suppliers. In April of 2019, she was promoted to Product Manager of The Blend and The Blend Express. As Product Manager, she intends to introduce new suppliers and products to the divisions. In addition, she plans to increase financial transparency, accountability, and communication between her fellow sales associates and management team.Carolyn aims to increase customer loyalty to the unique Blend brand by catering products to the tastes of customers and providing opportunities for customers to give feedback on products sold.
Class of 2022
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING: COFFEE
Jane was hired as a sales associate at The Blend Express in August of 2017. Soon after, Jane became a buyer for iSupply, Pepsi, and Ele. After studying abroad in Ireland during the Spring 2018 semester she came back and picked back up her roles as a buyer and also became the Assistant to the Director of Marketing for The Blend and The Blend Express. After enjoying her time as an assistant she decided to get more involved by going for a management position where she was selected as the Director of Marketing. Jane's main goal is to increase our presence across campus through customer interaction
Class of 2020
Marketing Major, International Business Management Minor
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES: COFFEE
Ryan started out at the Blend as a sales associate in Fall 2018 and was promoted to Director of Human Resources in Spring 2019. Ryan oversees the human resource operations of two separate Flyer Enterprises divisions through recruiting, selecting, training, and disciplining over 40 employees. He also develops and maintains employee culture while fostering an enjoyable and passionate work environment. Other responsibilities include enforcing company policy, carrying out disciplinary procedures, and successfully training and onboarding employees into the company. Lastly, creating schedule for hourly employees while anticipating future conflicts and changes to employees’ schedules. Ryan is excited to continue his journey through Flyer Enterprises and increase his involvement as the years go by.