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Executive Director
Katie Bylin

Major: Communication
Minor: Public Relations & Graphic Design
Year: Senior
Experience: Katie began her PR experience in Hubbell Connections in 2015, previously working as an account associate and account coordinator. This summer, she gained invaluable experience working in external affairs with the Wayne County Airpot Authority at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Katie is continuing to grow her skills while working at Martin Waymire, a PR firm in downtown Lansing.

Contact: bylinkat@msu.edu

Assistant Firm Director 
JosieJosie Foguth

Major: Advertising Management 
Minor: Sales Leadership
Year: Senior
Experience: 
Josie has been involved with Hubbell and PRSSA for over a year now and is serving as this years Vice President of Professional Development for MSU’s PRSSA chapter and will also be assisting with all things Hubbell. Last year Josie served as Director of Strategy for Hubbell, her favorite memory was being in a photoshoot for one our clients, Self Love Beauty. Josie is excited to make more favorite memories this year!

Contact: foguthjo@msu.edu

 

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Director of Communications
Joanna Miller 

Major: Communication
Minor: Public Relations
Year: Senior
Experience: This is Joanna’s second year as Director of Communications after previously being an intern on the media relations team and an account coordinator. Joanna spent the summer as a PR intern at Preferred Public Relations, a full service PR firm in Las Vegas, Nevada. Joanna is expanding her skills while working with MSU Career Services as a Peer Advisor and as a Communication Intern for the City of Lansing this year.

Contact: mill2636@msu.edu

Director of Strategy
AshleeAshlee Krawczyk

Majors: Communication
Minor: Women’s & Gender Studies; LGTQ & Sexuality Studies
Year: Senior
Experience: Ashlee has been active in the professional communication community throughout her college career as a former Marketing intern at Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC and Managing Editor at Impact 89FM. She has also dedicated her summers to various non-profit organizations, learning education and prevention strategies regarding contemporary issues. Ashlee has also worked as a Travel Writer, Social Media Intern, Journalist, Event Planner and Promotions Assistant.

Contact: krawcz29@msu.edu

Director of Social and Digital Media 
Caleb 2Caleb Hoover

Major: Communication
Minor: Public Relations, Leadership of Organizations
Year: Senior
Experience: Caleb became a member of Hubbell Connections during the 2016-2017 school year as a Media Relations associate. In addition to working with Hubbell, Caleb holds an executive board position for MSU’s PRSSA chapter, MSU’s Fleece and Thank You chapter and MSU Club Roller Hockey.

Contact: hoover12@msu.edu

Director of Media Relations
MadisonMadison Job

Major: Journalism
Minor: Public Relation
Year: Junior
Experience: Madison began to pursue public relations in fall 2016. Her love for the job blossomed into her first internship as a Communications Intern in the Executive Office of Governor Rick Snyder in spring 2017. She continued her interest in state government this summer as the Communications, Marketing and Public Relations Intern at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Contact: jobmadis@msu.edu

Account Coordinator 
RileyRiley Smith

Majors: Advertising
Minor: Public Relations
Year: Senior
Experience: Riley joined Hubbell Connections in fall 2016 as a member of the strategy team. During the summer, she worked as a Communication Intern for the County Road Association of Michigan in Lansing. She has also been a Marketing Specialist for Sparty’s Retail on MSU’s campus for three years. Riley is a member of the Spartan Marching Band and is excited to be part of the marching band’s writing team this fall, where she will contribute to articles featured in the band’s website and newsletter.

Contact: smit2191@msu.edu

yashDirector of Business Development 
Yash Gangal

Majors: Advertising Management  
Minor: Public Relations
Year: Sophomore
Experience: Yash joined Hubbell Connections via PRSSA in mid-2017. Over the summer, Yash was the Marketing Intern in London, UK, for a sports and education company (LMP Education). Yash also holds a key interest in entrepreneurship. This is his first year with Hubbell Connections and is excited to get started.

Contact: gangalya@msu.edu

KenediAccount Coordinator  
Kenedi Robinson 

Majors: Journalism
Year: Junior
Experience: Kenedi started on the Hubbell Connections team as a Social & Digital Media Intern. She is also currently the Legislative Intern at the Michigan Association of Counties. She is passionate about media relations and wants to learn a little bit of everything from everybody.

Contact: robin761@msu.edu

Account Coordinator 
johnJohn Israilov

Major: Advertising Management
Year: Senior
Experience: John has worked with Hubbell since the 2016-2017 school year as an account coordinator for the Kiwanis Michigan District. It was also his first year at MSU after studying Public Relations at Western Michigan University for three years. John currently works as an intern with Truscott Rossman, a bipartisan strategic communication firm. In addition he will continue his work with the Hillel International Student Cabinet and pursue the next steps in his international conference proposal. He is excited to continue his work with Hubbell this year and hopes to continue building his experiences as a public relations practitioner throughout his final year.

Contact: Israilov@msu.edu

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