Verónica Martín Ruiz, Chair
Verónica is a third year marketing doctoral candidate at the Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University. Her research interests revolve around Consumer Behavior, more specifically front-line employees, consumer loyalty, honor culture and diversity, and research methods, all within a frame of cross-cultural research.
Jennifer Locander, Chair-Elect
Jennifer is a third-year doctoral candidate in Marketing at the University of Mississippi. Her research interests include front-line employee/customer dynamics, the economic impact of consumer decision-making and behavior, and sales and sales management.
Yiru Wang, Vice Chair of Research (Who Went Where Research)
Yiru Wang is a 3rd year marketing doctoral student at Kent State University. Her research interests include consumer information processing in online settings, such as eWoM, decision aid systems, and recommendation systems.
Christina Kuchmaner, Assistant of Research (Who Went Where Research)
Christina is a third-year doctoral candidate in marketing/consumer behavior in the College of Business at Kent State University. Her research interests include authenticity, do-it-yourself behaviors, co-production, and consumer communities. She has presented several working papers at the ACR North American Conference.
Sash Vaid, Vice Chair of Research (Productivity Research)
Shashank (Sash) Vaid is a third-year marketing doctoral student at C.T. Bauer College of Business at University of Houston. His research interests apply quant-strategy based mathematical frameworks to probe marketing driven trends in leadership and innovation.
Phillip Wiseman, Assistant of Research (Productivity Research)
Phillip Wiseman is a third-year doctoral student at University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business. His research interests are focused within the areas of personal selling, sales force management, and the sales-marketing interface.
Tiffany Vu, Vice Chair of Communications
Tiffany Vu is a fifth-year doctoral candidate studying Marketing at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Her research interests include charitable donations, moral consumption, emotion, and judgment and decision-making.
Dionne Nickerson, Vice Chair of Membership Insights
Dionne is a Chicago native and fourth-year marketing strategy doctoral candidate at the Scheller College of Business (Georgia Institute of Technology). Her research focuses on the effect of sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) on marketing outcomes.
Mansur Khamitov, Vice Chair of Online Engagement
Mansur is a fifth-year doctoral candidate in Marketing at the Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario. His research interests include branding, consumer-brand relationships, consumer financial decision-making, and psychology of money.
Franklin Tillman, Vice Chair of Special Projects and Partnerships
Christina Papadopoulou, Vice Chair of International Relations
Christina Papadopoulou is a third year doctoral researcher at Leeds University Business School, UK. Her research interests revolve around psychological mechanisms guiding managerial decision making on international marketing, standardization/adaptation strategies, entry mode choice and psychological distance.
Ashley Goreczny, Immediate Past-Chair
Ashley is an Assistant Professor of marketing in the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University. Her research interests include salesforce management, sales management, nonprofit marketing, Customer and Employee Engagement, and Customer Relationship Management.