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UST MBA Student Association

Students who wish to play a key leadership role in the development of their peers and the M.B.A. degree can become a part of the UST MBA Student Association. 

The Student Association exists to improve the reputation of the UST MBA program by enhancing the educational experience of its members through activities that foster a sense of ethical leadership, professionalism and community.

In this capacity, the student association is the primary interface between the student body and the faculty and administration. The student association is more than just a student advocacy group. Members of the association work to plan social events and boost networking contacts in the Twin Cities area. In short, the student association exists to make your time as a UST MBA student as enjoyable and rewarding as possible.



UST MBA Student Association Executive Committee

President: Chau Le   
St Paul, MN
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities | BA Psychology
UST Concentration:  Finance & Strategy
Career Goal:  To pursue opportunities in management consulting, long-term development, and/or strategy

VP OF Clubs: Nigel Brown 
Savage, MN
Stevens Institute of Technology | BA Engineering/MS Management
UST Concentration: Operations & Supply Chain Management
Career Goal: My career pursuit is general management; in the near term I am looking to be a brand manager in or a management consulting

VP of Communications: Nils Espe 
St Paul, MN
University of Wisconsin – Madison | BA Communication Arts/Scandinavian Studies
UST Concentration: Marketing
Career Goal: Seeking an impactful role in marketing management, preferably as a product manager or brand manager

VP of Diversity and Inclusion: Lauren Beadnell   
Watertown, SD
St. Catherine University Twin Cities | History/Political Science
UST Concentration: JD/MBA - Brand Management
Career Goal: My goal is to be a successful brand manager in corporate America and a leader within my community.

VP of Ethics: Seth Spronk 
Pipestone, MN
South Dakota State University | BS Agricultural Engineering
UST Concentration: Management/Entrepreneurship
Career Goal: To fill a management role in my family’s livestock/row crop farm and to become a leader within, as well as a voice for, the ag industry.

VP of External Affairs: Allen Bredeson 
Orono, MN
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities | BS Sports Management
UST Concentration: Marketing & Management
Career Goal: To become an experienced business leader, innovator, and a mentor in the Twin Cities.

VP of Finance: Jake Weinand 
St Paul, MN
Minnesota State University – Mankato | BS Finance
UST Concentration: Finance/Law
Career Goal: Change the regulatory landscape surrounding the monetary system to better reflect the free market ideals our country was founded on. 

VP of Internal Affairs: Molly McElroy   
Golden Valley, MN
University of Wisconsin – Madison | BS Business - Marketing
UST Concentration: Marketing/Healthcare
Career Goal: To improve the lives of others.

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