Jaclyn Ermoyan | Chief Executive Officer
Jaclyn Ermoyan is a senior majoring in advertising and public relations and minoring in nonprofit administration and international relations. An experienced member of the GrandPR team, Jaclyn spent her summer working at the GVSU University Development office and in University Communications. Jaclyn can often be found Snapchatting, posting about her love for Grand Valley, or making to-do lists. An avid learner, Jaclyn is always looking to expand her knowledge and apply it in new ways. She loves to innovate, create and problem solve.
Chantal Shaw | Vice President of Operations
Chantal Shaw is a senior at Grand Valley State University studying advertising and public relations. She currently serves as the Vice President of Operations for GrandPR, Membership Director of Phi Mu, and is an active member of the GVSU PRSSA chapter. This past summer, she worked as an intern with the PR firm Marx Layne and is currently interning with Gemini Publications in Grand Rapids. Her love of communication and writing led her to PR field, and she hopes to work in a public relations agency upon graduation.
Sam Tyrrell | Creative Director
Sam Tyrrell is a senior at Grand Valley State University pursuing a degree in marketing, accompanied by an advertising & public relations minor. With a passion for design, he loves being able to tap into his creative side on a daily basis. In addition to his work with GrandPR, Sam is an active member of PRSSA and holds a position within the Marketing department at Atlas EPS in Byron Center. In his free time, he enjoys cooking and hanging out with his dog, Capone.
Nicole Clark | Firm Editor
Nicole Clark is a senior at GVSU, where she is majoring in Writing and minoring in Public Relations. She is excited to be GrandPR’s Firm Editor and Social Media Manager. She is also an intern at Rogo Marketing and Communications and a volunteer for the American Red Cross. In her free time, she enjoys listening to podcasts, learning about social issues, and teaching herself new skills. She is excited to use her extensive understanding of storytelling and grammar, and to learn new skills that will help her after graduation.
Sarah Pontbriand | Events Director
Sarah Pontbriand is a junior at GVSU studying public relations and advertising. During the summer, she spent her time as a Social Media and Website Intern at Kids’ Food Basket, a nonprofit based in Grand Rapids, and getting experience with GrandPR as an Account Associate working with summer clients. In her free time, Sarah loves watching movies and spending time with friends and family.
Morgan Greenberg| Account Executive
Morgan Greenberg is a senior at GVSU majoring in advertising, public relations and communication studies. This is her first year in GrandPR. Through this experience, she hopes to further her skills in the public relations field. Morgan spent her summer interning at Rachel Dalton Communications, a PR firm in Dublin, Ireland. She serves as Vice President of Membership Development for Grand Valley’s Panhellenic Association and is a Team Leader at Grand Valley’s Telephone Outreach Program. Upon graduation, she hopes to travel more and eventually work at a public relations firm.
Corinne Laratonda | Account Executive
Corinne Laratonda is a Senior at GVSU majoring in Public Relations/ Advertising with a minor in French. She began her GrandPR experience in the Fall of 2016 as an Account Associate, and has since moved to being an Account Executive in Winter 2017. Along with being involved in GrandPR and PRSSA, Corinne is also an avid member of her sorority Delta Zeta. Upon Graduation in April, she hopes to travel and eventually work in London, England.
Lauren Staff | Account Executive
Lauren Staff is a senior at Grand Valley State University studying advertising and public relations. This is her first year in GrandPR and she looks forward to expanding her PR knowledge and leadership skills as an account executive. She is currently a marketing and public relations intern at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital as well as a public relations intern at COM 616 in Grand Rapids. In Lauren’s free time you can find her hanging out with friends, reading a book, drinking coffee, or watching reruns of Gilmore Girls.
Bri Olson | Account Executive
Bri's hometown is the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, yet she has fallen in love with the West Michigan area. Her major is Advertising and Public Relations with an emphasis in PR, but she is also passionate about photography and the creativity behind it. She serves as the Vice President of Member Services for PRSSA as well as an Account Executive for GrandPR. This semester, she will intern for Well Design Studio and exercise her research skills, graphic design skills, and campaign planning. One of her favorite aspects of PR is media relations. She loves meeting new people and being an advocate for others. In her free time you will find her thinking of the perfect Instagram caption, writing articles for The Odyssey Online, making "to do" lists, cleaning every inch of her apartment, and binge watching Netflix with her cat.