John (JT) Nicholas
JT Nicholas graduated with a Business Management major and Global Supply Chain Management minor from Pittsburgh, PA, JT joined JMU ASCM as a way to expand his knowledge in supply chain management, meet new people in his minor, and work on a project that helps people. In addition to leading the ASCM chapter, he served as the President of the Acacia Fraternity and was a member of the JMU club golf team. He has professional interests in supply chain management, management consulting, and public sector consulting and started at Grant Thornton in the summer of 2022.
Position: Vice President of Risk Management
David Pizzano graduated with a Management major with dual concentrations in Business Analysis and Consulting as well as Innovation and Entrepreneurship with a minor in Global Supply Chain Mgt. As VP of Risk Management, David was involved in inventory control, regulatory procedure, and LEAN initiatives. Outside ASCM, he also served as Family Relations Chair (previously as VP of Risk Mgt) for Alpha Sigma Phi and as a student lawyer on JMU Student Defenders. His professional interests include supply chain and management consulting in defense and government contracting.
Position: Vice President of Social Media & Public Relations
Talia Pavese graduated as a Marketing major from New Jersey with minors in Computer Information Systems and Global Supply Chain Management. As our former VP of Social Media and PR, Talia helped promote our mission, communicate with members about events, and maintain relationships with external partners. When asked what she loves about ASCM Talia said, “the opportunity to be able to give back while getting hands-on supply chain experience”. Aside from being a member in ASCM, she was involved in American Marketing Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, and Phi Mu. Her professional interests include medical/ pharmaceutical sales, consulting, and foreign aid.
Position: Program Director
Mason Ghodsi graduated with a Management major with a concentration in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. As our former Program Director, Mason helped lead in the development and facilitation of major events involving ASCM. He also assisted in communicating logistical information and key goals of ASCM to new and prospective members. Mason also served as the Operations Chair for MadiTHON and as a founder of the Diversity Committee for Kappa Alpha Order. His interests include consulting, tech sales, project management, and supply chain management.
Position: Vice President of Operations
Jeff Copeland graduated as a Kinesiology major from Vienna, Virginia, with an athletic training minor. He joined the ASCM chapter in the spring of 2020 as a means to bolster the philanthropic efforts of the Acacia Fraternity and broaden his extracurricular experience. As Vice President, he supported the club through logistical and organizational processes and hands-on activities for the movement of supplies. What Jeff admires most about the club is their willingness to form and pursue common goals for the purpose of helping other people. He plans to pursue a career in public health and cardiology.
Position: Student Assistant/Website Manager
Marlon graduated with a BBA in Finance and a minor in Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communications. Marlon started a company called Find Her Football, a media marketing agency focused on building a sustainable industry by driving brand affiliation and exposure to professional women’s soccer.