Meet the faces behind the wit and wisdom featured on the UC blog!
Hello, my name is Steven Balistreri, and I am a senior majoring in Marketing. I am a Marketing Assistant here at the UC. I just started working in the UC, so I am very excited to get at it and learn as much as possible while I’m here. Hopefully by the end of my experience I will be satisfied in what I did to improve the different departments at the UC. Besides working in the UC, I love to watch and play just about any sport you could think of. I am also a die hard fan of all WI sports. If you need to talk to anybody about those teams (especially the Wisconsin Badgers), I’m your guy!
Hello! My name is Alison Komas and I am a senior majoring in Marketing with a Digital Marketing Emphasis. I am a Marketing Intern here at the UC where I am able to connect with students through social media and other marketing platforms. Outside of the UC, I am a Disney College Program Alumni and Ambassador for UW-Whitewater. I love anything Disney! In my free time, I am either outside or on an adventure with my friends.
Hello! My name is Anna Herff and I am a senior majoring in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations. I am a Marketing Assistant here in the UC and love the experience this position gives me! Outside of the UC I am involved in my sorority on campus and PRSSA. In my free time I love to watch the university wrestling team and my favorite TV show, The Office.
Lauren Roloff, UC Graphics & Marketing
Hello! My name is Lauren Roloff, I am a junior majoring in digital marketing and minoring in sports management and advertising. I am a new marketing assistant in UC Graphics and Marketing. I am excited to get started, get to know everyone, help with marketing all of the great events the UC has to offer. Outside of working in the UC, I am involved in many other students organizations on campus including Club Softball and American Marketing Association. In my free time, I enjoy watching Gilmore Girls, listening to Thomas Rhett and Demi Lovato, and raising sheep with my family.
Hello, my name is Tim Yu and I am a Sophomore majoring in Marketing. I am one of the new Marketing Assistants here in the UC. I am very excited to learn more and meet new people. In my free time, I enjoy traveling and being active. I am a big Bucks and Packers fan and try to attend as many games as I can. Don’t hesitate to stop and say hi if you see me!
Hello! My name is Sam Sommerville, I am a sophomore majoring in human resource management and minoring in Spanish. I work as a gallery assistant at Roberta’s art gallery, and have enjoyed working at the UC because of the opportunities it has provided to become involved on campus in new ways and challenge myself creatively. In my spare time, I run cross country for UWW, enjoy hiking, and am involved in Enactus here on campus.
My name is Avery Jenks and I am a sophomore majoring in Political Science and minoring in Spanish. I work as a gallery assistant at Roberta’s Art Gallery in the UC. Outside of work, I enjoy outdoor activities such as biking and playing tennis, I enjoy hanging out with friends, and I’m also part of the Spanish club here on campus. Feel free to stop by and say hello whenever you see me in the gallery!
Hi, my name is Dan Vlach and I am a Junior double majoring in Human Resource Management and Marketing. I am an Entertainment Assistant here in the University Center. Working here in the UC has been absolutely amazing because, I get to work with fantastic coworkers, I get to meet and run different events for the different artists we bring to the Down Under, and just the overall inclusive culture this place bring to campus. In my free time I enjoy hanging out with my friends, going on dinner dates with my girlfriend, and going on those random adventures. Growing up in Wisconsin, I have come to one true realization: I really love da Packers.
Hello! My name is Taylor Miller, I am a sophomore majoring in broadcast journalism and minoring in marketing. I work as a videographer in UC Graphics and Marketing. I really enjoy working in the UC because you get to meet great people and have real-life experiences working with customers and making sure they are satisfied with the finished product! Besides working for the UC, I am also the marketing director for the campus radio station and a member of the leadership involvement team. In my free time, I play for the UWW club softball team, go on adventures with my friends and listen to a lot of music!
Hello, my name is Josh Sinclair and I am a communications major here at UWW. I’m involved with a number of different organizations here on campus but my main focuses are on the Air Force ROTC and working here at the UC making pretty rad videos! I love working at the UC because I have great friends here, and the UC also gives me a chance to better my resume for my career. If you ever see me around please don’t be afraid to stop and say hi!
Hi there! My name is Ashly Manske and I’m a junior here working towards my degree in Marketing with a Retail Management emphasis. I work at ticket services within the University Center over in the Greenhill Center of the arts. I really like my job with the UC because I’m able to help customers and build relationships with them so they continue to love the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater just as much as I do. When I’m not working or studying, I enjoy hanging out with my friends or catching up on the latest and greatest Netflix series. Stop by the atrium and say hi!
My name is Camden Horner and I am a Junior majoring in Business and Marketing Education here at Whitewater. I work down at Warhawk Alley where I am also the Trivia Coordinator. I love my job because I am able to interact with a bunch of different people on campus and I’m also able to work with other departments in the UC! When I’m not working at the Alley or going to school, you can find me hanging out with my friends or watching sports with my roommates.