EXECUTIVE TEAM

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GIA tummillo | Founder + Creative director

Gia Tummillo is a junior marketing major within Miami University’s Farmer School of Business. Her inspiration to start MUse Management was sparked in 2017 after watching a British Vogue interview with Brooke Wall — Founder & CEO of The Wall Group. Motivated by Wall, Gia’s goal for MUse is to professionally elevate the underrepresented creatives in fashion, namely those at Miami University.

Beyond MUse, Gia is Vice President of Public Relations for Delta Zeta Sorority, as well as an Event Planner for UP Magazine. During Summer 2019, she worked with VIP clientele as a Public Relations Intern at Tibi. Moving forward in her career, Gia plans to start a venture capital firm to fund start-ups in the spaces of fashion, beauty, and wellness.

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MAGGIE SMERDEL | ASSISTANT CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Maggie Smerdel is a junior at Miami University, pursuing a degree in Strategic Communications and Interactive Media Studies. As Assistant Creative Director of MUse Management, Maggie’s keen eye for branding and content creation helps to ensure the highest quality of development for the organization and its 50+ artists. On campus, she additionally works as an art director for many organizations, namely being Director of Information Technology for Kappa Alpha Theta and Campus Marketing Director for Bumble. She further extends her unique perspective in directing the marketing efforts behind the female-founded company, SAOR Perfume.

Maggie continues to pursue her passion for photography as an Editorial Photographer for UP Magazine and MUse Management. See more of Maggie’s freelance work at www.maggiesmerdel.com.

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alexandra davidson | VICE PRESIDENT

Born in Cleveland, Alexandra Davidson is a junior Marketing and Fashion Co-Major in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University. Aside from her role with MUse, Alexandra is Vice President of Marketing for Alpha Kappa Psi, and Alumni Relations Chair for Delta Zeta Sorority. Last fall, she had the career-elevating opportunity to work with Saks Fifth Avenue as a Visual Merchandising Intern.

In the future, Alexandra plans to further her education by attending law school to earn her J.D. / M.B.A., and practice corporate law within the fashion industry.

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Mary claire reagan | Vice president OF FINANCE

Mary Claire Reagan is a junior Accounting major and MACC student at Miami University’s Farmer School of Business. This past summer she was an intern at FirstEnergy doing a variety of work within the Finance, Accounting, and Forecasting departments. Next Summer, Mary Claire looks forward to interning at Deloitte and working with their various Audit clients in the Chicago area. 

Outside of MUse, she is a member and Finance Assistant for Kappa Alpha Theta, and an Ambassador for Cuffed by Nano, a lifestyle jewelry brand.

 

Olivia ben-kiki | Vice president of marketing

Olivia Ben-Kiki is a Marketing and Fashion Corporate Business Major at Miami University’s Farmer School of Business. Beyond her role as Vice President of Marketing for MUse, she is heavily involved on campus as Social Media Chair for MUF&D, as well as an active member of Women in Business, Futures in Retail, and Delta Gamma Sorority. Olivia additionally serves as a Rent the Runway Ambassador for Miami University, and facilitates the strategic relationship between MUse and RTR.

Moving forward in her professional career, Olivia will continue to work within the fashion & beauty space, and plans to develop her own line of product within the industry in the near future.