Officers

2020-2021 PAID Officer Team

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Zach Kallus

Zach Kallus

Responsibilities

As President, Zach is responsible for managing, leading, and delegating tasks to advance the mission of PAID. He is also responsible for maintaining relationships with the ID department, industry partners (current and prospective), and Texas A&M University. Ultimately, the president’s main priority is to leave PAID better than they found it. Along with maintaining department and industry relationships, Zach leads weekly PAID officer meetings that facilitate the goals of the organization. It is the president’s job to implement a strategy to advance the organization while accomplishing PAID’s mission statement, to connect students to industry.

Path to ID and PAID

Like many before him, Zach began his freshman year in General Engineering. After taking several of the first-year engineering classes during the fall, Zach realized that he wanted to incorporate some business courses into his degree as well. He decided to enroll in an Intro to ID class that spring and instantly fell in love. It was here that he ultimately decided to pursue ID and joined PAID to gain a better feel for the program. After being in PAID for just a few months, Zach noticed just how valuable the organization was to him and the potential impact it had on everyone in ID. He applied for a committee position at the end of the spring and was selected to serve on committee during the fall of his sophomore year. After a successful semester on committee, Zach was elected to the Finance Officer position the following spring. Zach served as Finance Officer until April 2019 when he transferred to the role of President after being elected by his peers.

Personal Interests

Other than PAID, Zach has spent his time involved with MSC FISH, Big Event, and Sigma Delta Honor Society. In his free time, Zach enjoys hanging with friends, playing intramurals, and watching just about any Aggie sport. Other hobbies include hunting, fishing, and traveling.

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Bella Reagan

Bella Reagan

Responsibilities

As VP of Career Fair, Bella is responsible for coordinating the logistics for our Fall and Spring career fairs and networking socials. She works closely with our partners at Kyle Field and Rudder Theater Complex to successfully execute the third largest career fair at Texas A&M. Additionally, she ensures that all industry partners participating receive the necessary event information and monitors data and analytics from previous career fairs.

Path to ID and PAID

As a freshman in general engineering, Bella was undecided about which major she wanted to apply into. She learned about Industrial Distribution through her first engineering classes, but it was talking to older students in ID and working in sales that motivated her to take her first ID classes. Her sophomore year she got involved in PAID, and was accepted into ID. The semester after joining PAID, Bella was selected for Committee where she conducted a research project on career fair growth. PAID Committee allowed her to work with the officer team, which inspired her to run for an officer position. Bella served as Marketing officer during the academic year 2019-2020, and she is currently Vice President of Career Fair for the 2020-2021 term.

Personal Interests

Outside of PAID, Bella is a member of Legacies, a women’s organization focused on service and leadership through the empowerment of women. She was a member of Freshman Reaching Excellence in Engineering (FREE), a leadership organization for freshman, where she was on the service committee and later served as a mentor. Bella likes to spend her free time with friends and family, dancing, cooking, and being out on the lake. She is excited to continue to serve PAID for a second year, and grateful for the opportunity to lead in this organization.

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Claire Hubert

Claire Hubert

Responsibilities

As VP of Development, Claire is responsible for the overall professional development of the Officer group as a team. Her role is to actively work to integrate the team and develop the relationships. As the Officer team’s days get busy with tasks, she helps make sure that the team continues to do things together. Claire is responsible for planning and executing the Distinguished Recruiter Banquet, organizing different Officer conferences throughout the year, in charge of all Officer and Committee elections, and maintains the PAID calendar. Claire’s overall goal is to make sure things are running smoothly internally, so that the Officer team can push their efforts on benefiting the rest of the organization.

Path to ID and PAID

In high school, Claire knew she wanted to find a career that expanded her technical knowledge but also allowed her to utilize her social personality. When an older friend reached out and told her about Industrial Distribution, it didn’t take much for her to realize that was where she needed to be. Claire had always found herself in a leadership position, so after the PAID officers came to her Introduction to Industrial Distribution class, she realized she wanted to be more involved. The next semester Claire was on the PAID Committee team and worked closely with all the officers. In this role, Claire found solutions to some of PAID’s Corporate Spotlight problems. Claire then ran for and obtained the Executive Secretary position for the 2019-2020 school year. After a successful year, she was chosen to serve as the Vice President of Development until Spring 2021. She is thrilled to give back to the organization that has brought her so much fulfillment.

Personal Interests

Being involved in PAID has brought so much joy to Claire’s life. Outside of PAID, she works as a TA for Dr. Norm Clark for IDIS 330. Claire spends most of her time hanging out with her friends and working out. She also gives back to the community by participating in Big Event, as well as volunteering at Phoebe’s Home. In her free time Claire enjoys the outdoors such as hiking, paddle boarding, and playing sports. Some of her interests include reading, traveling, watching movies, and Aggie Football.

 

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Jake Gray

Jake Gray

Responsibilities

As VP of Recruitment, Jake focuses on recruiting new corporate partners to our organization and maintaining relationships with returning partners. He is also responsible for organizing all company packages and sponsorships and making sure that all Career Fair material is sent to each partner. As the main link between our recruiters and PAID, Jake works closely with all officers to coordinate events. Jake’s overall goals are to ensure that all industry partners are informed about events and to further connect students with a diverse pool of companies.

Path to ID and PAID

Jake grew up in a very small town on the Frio River called Leakey, Texas. Coming out of high school, he knew that he wanted to pursue a technical degree, but also aspired to work in a more business related field after graduating college. He was granted acceptance to the Engineering Academy at Blinn, originally believing that he would earn a degree in Mechanical Engineering and transfer that knowledge into a sales role upon graduation. However, after joining PAID and attending a department informational during the spring semester of his freshman year, Jake knew that a degree in Industrial Distribution would ultimately provide the most value in life. After being accepted to the ID program the fall of his sophomore year and serving on committee the following spring, Jake was elected as the Special Events Officer for the 2019-2020 school year. He currently serves as the Vice President of Recruitment.

Personal Interests

Coming from such a small town, Jake has always been very active in recreational activities. He enjoys participating in intramurals, playing golf, spending time with friends and family, and floating the beautiful rivers that Texas has to offer.

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Elijah Johns

Elijah Johns

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Responsibilities

As VP of Student Relations, Elijah focuses on increasing student involvement and ensuring that every student feels welcome within the organization. He is responsible for organizing our Barbeque, Crawfish Boil, Semi Formal, Formal, and all other social events. At these events, students get the opportunity to network with one another and learn from other each other’s experiences.

Path to ID and PAID

Elijah’s path to ID was a similar story to most. When first coming into the University, Elijah had planned on studying Computer Science. There was always a part of him that leaned to wanting to participate in a more business oriented role, while still having a good engineering background. Eventually, he found Industrial Distribution and fell in love with the program and what it has to offer. After spending just one semester as a general member, and never missing a PAID event, Elijah applied to be apart of the PAID Committee. This allowed him to get a better understanding of not only how PAID worked, but how the whole department and industry works. He then applied to be the Information Systems Officer in the Spring of 2019 and was elected. He will serve as that officer through his junior year. Staring in the Fall semester of 2020, Elijah will he serving as the Vice President of Student Relations.

Personal Interests

Elijah enjoys spending time with his friends and family, playing basketball and watching sports. Elijah also has a new found interest in skateboarding, which he will be pursing more seriously this upcoming school year. Elijah plays on an intramural basketball team every semester and has yet to reach the second round of playoffs. Although he enjoys his time studying hard for his classes, Elijah realizes that it is important to involve oneself in more than just school, and to enjoy the time we have on this Earth.

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Quaylon Conley

Quaylon Conley

Responsibilities

As VP of Corporate Relations, Quaylon is responsible for managing the Corporate Spotlights, Power Lunches, and Industry Crossfire events. He is the contact for all the companies to schedule their events, make food and catering decisions, and run the day of operations.

Path to ID and PAID

After his acceptance, Quaylon was excited to begin his college adventure at Texas A&M University. He applied for both the business school and the school of engineering, and was admitted into general engineering. During the DI Saturday, Quaylon found ID and was set on it after determining it would provide him with the business savvy and engineering technical knowledge needed to accelerate his career path. After joining ID, he found PAID which allowed him to become more comfortable in the major and then shortly began to realize the impact PAID had on its members. He applied for the committee at the end of the fall his Junior year and was accepted the following semester, after a successful semester on committee he was selected to serve as the 2020 – 2021 Corporate Relations Officer.

Personal Interests

Outside of PAID, Quaylon has invested his time with Sigma Chi where he served as the past Recruitment Chair. He also participated in a global entrepreneurship study abroad program aimed to consult and provide solutions for small startup businesses in Santiago, Chile. Other hobbies for Quaylon include wakeboarding, playing basketball, duck hunting, and hanging with friends and family.

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Dylan Pierce

Dylan Pierce

Responsibilities

As Information Systems Officer, Dylan is responsible for all items related to rosters, members, and events. Specific roles include keeping the PAID website updated, managing the PAID points system, designing the PAID Marketplace, and creating Activities within Maroon Link. Dylan’s favorite part of his role as Information Systems Officer, is networking with members during the check-in process at every event. As a goal, Dylan is hoping to update the website to be easier to navigate, and to streamline the connection of students and industry through accurate data management. Dylan also hopes to tailor job connections through data provided by students and industry partners

Path to ID and PAID

Dylan grew up in Plano which is a suburb just north of Dallas, Texas. Coming out of high school, he knew that he wanted to pursue a technical degree, but also aspired to work in a more business related field after graduating college. He started in general engineering and found some interest in chemical engineering. However, upon learning about ID, he quickly gravitated towards the program. After being accepted to the ID program the spring of his sophomore year and serving on committee the following year, Dylan was elected as the new Information Systems Officer for the 2020-2021 school year.

Personal Interests

One of Dylan’s biggest passions is creating relationships and making new friends. Other than PAID, He has had roles in FLEX, Fish Camp, and Camp Kesem. Dylan is currently a member of the Century Men’s Society and Sigma Delta Honor Society. He is truly thankful to have been and continue to be part of these groups as they have helped him grow throughout college. Outside of organizational involvement and spending time with others, Dylan enjoys playing golf, intramurals, 42 at the chicken, and hanging out by a campfire.

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Haley Schottelkotte

Haley Schottelkotte

Responsibilities

As Marketing Officer, Haley is responsible for designing and ordering all PAID merchandise needed for various events and for PAID members. She acts as a photographer at all PAID events and creates promotional material for PAID. Haley is also responsible for updating and managing all social media accounts. She sends monthly newsletters to industry partners to keep them informed and up to date with past events and future opportunities.

Path to ID and PAID

After visiting Texas A&M for a football game her senior year of high school, Haley knew that she wanted to be an Aggie. During her first semester at A&M she met other students who were pursuing a degree in Industrial Distribution and decided to enroll in the Intro to Industrial Distribution course. At the end of that semester, Haley applied and was accepted to the ID program and became a member of PAID. As a senior, Haley looks back on her time at Texas A&M and considers joining PAID to be one of the most impactful decisions of her college experience. Many of her closest friendships were formed through PAID and the Industrial Distribution program and some of her favorite memories include PAID events like Crawfish Boil and Semi-formal. She recognizes that PAID can be widely beneficial to the personal and professional lives of its members and is proud to be a part of an organization whose impression is so meaningful 

Personal Interests

When Haley is not in class or attending PAID events, you can find her working out at the Rec Center, spending time with friends, or cooking something to post on her food blog. Some of her interests include traveling, spending time outdoors and watching Aggie Football. 

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Taylor Coleman

Taylor Coleman

Responsibilities

As Special Events Officer, Taylor is in charge of all exclusive and non-reoccurring events that happen throughout the year. Specific events include the Annual PAID Golf Tournament, all “Intern for A Day” occurrences, the Annual PAID Skeet Shoot, PAID Career Fair Workshop, the PAID Sales Competition, and any other new events. Taylor enjoys his role because he is enabling students to connect with industry members in unique and casual environments. Taylor intends to not only help construct a bridge between the PAID members’ education and career, but also equip them with applicable knowledge that can be utilized in the future.

Path to ID and PAID

Taylor spent her freshman year in general engineering at A&M trying to figure out what field would be best for her. After discovering the Industrial Distribution major, Taylor knew she found a good fit for her and that was solidified after her first semester in ID. To increase her involvement in the ID program, Taylor became a member of the PAID Committee in the Spring of her sophomore year. This experience showed Taylor the value and importance of PAID by working with officers at events and working in a team to research the history of PAID. By reaching out to past presidents and faculty members, Taylor continued to gain an appreciation for all that PAID cultivate and has to offer. Concluding that semester, Taylor was elected to be the Special Events Officer for 2020-2021.

Personal Interests

Outside of PAID, Taylor is also involved in SWID (Society of Women in Industrial Distribution), Maroon & White Leadership Program, and Twelve (a social/service organization). All of these organizations have shaped her experience at Texas A&M by providing incredible opportunities to have powerful mentors, new volunteering experiences, and become surrounded by influential people. Taylor also works at the Texas A&M Rec Center in the Business Services department. Her hobbies outside of A&M include hiking, traveling, going to concerts, playing soccer, and spending time with friends and family.

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Hudson Neuhoff

Hudson Neuhoff

Responsibilities

As finance officer, Hudson is responsible for making sure all of the day to day finance operations are going as planned and should be communicating to the other officers their budget for each event throughout the year. Hudson also fills out check request forms and delivers them to the SOFC office along with any other financial forms. In addition to managing the budget, Hudson assists in making the budget and preparing monthly updates. Lastly, he should be recording all transactional data for PAID while maintaining a significant surplus to contribute to PAID’s endowment. His priority as an officer is to cultivate friendships, adding to the family-like culture among the university’s best students. He works to build on our already incredible community and take on a responsibility to maintain and strengthen this bond.

Path to ID and PAID

Growing up in Dallas, Hudson graduated from Trinity Christian Academy. Having an older brother who majored in accounting, Hudson was advised that Engineering might be a better fit, or at least more interesting. As he was looking at colleges, the quality of people at the university combined with the level of education made Texas A&M a clear choice. Coming into college, he planned on becoming a chemical engineer but soon realized that he was interested in a more business-focused career. ID appeared to be the perfect fit. After talking to older friends and ID graduates in industry and learning the opportunities that ID created, it quickly became very clear that this is where he was meant to be. Getting to know Evan and his fellow classmates in IDIS 240, Hudson could not have felt more at home. As Evan no doubt pushed everyone (for good reason) to join PAID, Hudson knew that if nothing else, the free lunch would cover the cost of joining. But PAID turned out to be much more than a free lunch. First, it connected him with other bright students in a similar position. It also allowed him to interact with industry on a weekly basis. Finally, it enabled him to meet older ID students at a powerlunch, taking advice from those who had already been through the courses he was currently enrolled in. The more time he spent in PAID, the more he knew that this was something he would want to further involve himself with–something that would give him the opportunity to give back to an organization that gave so much to him. 

Personal Interests

Outside of PAID, Hudson is a member of Aggie Men’s Club. As a freshman, he was in FREE (Freshman Reaching Excellence in Engineering) and served on staff for the Big Event. This past year, he was a delegate for Abbott Family Leadership Conference (AFLC), volunteered with Youth Impact, and became a member of Sigma Delta Honor Society. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with his friends and playing sports. You might catch him in an intramural basketball game.

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Wesley Massey

Wesley Massey

Responsibilities

As Data Analytics Officer, Wesley is responsible for conducting all surveys that are sent out to students and industry partners. He is also responsible for the continued development and management of the PAID app. Wesley is also responsible for finding and updating the history of PAID for the website. 

Path to ID and PAID

Wesley’s path to ID is quite different than most. Wesley was a change of major from Interdisciplinary Studies the fall of his junior year. The semester prior, he did not know what he wanted to do, but his dad is in the distribution world so he talked to Evan and like most the journey began. Going into his first semester into ID he did not really know what PAID was, but after hearing the officers talk in IDIS 240 he knew he wanted to be involved. Therefore, he applied to be a committee member in the spring and made it. After that he applied for officer position and he is excited to serve PAID as the Data Analytics Officer for the 2020-2021 school year.

Personal Interests

PAID is Wesley’s main focus on campus. Other than that you can either find him at the brew coffee house with his girlfriend studying or in the gym or running. He loves to be active, a day he does not meet his daily active goal on his apple watch is a bad day. Being from Dallas, he is a HUGE Dallas Mavericks and Cowboys fan… yes they are going 16-0 this year. He is also a big home body and takes every chance he can get to go home to see his family. Most importantly, he is very involved with his church in College Station and loves volunteering in the children’s ministry every Sunday.

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Chaney Vincent

Chaney Vincent

Responsibilities

As Executive Secretary, Chaney acts as the bridge between the officer team and the students within PAID. Her duties include, speaking to first year students in the Introduction to Industrial Distribution class about events happening during the coming week in PAID, oversee the responsibilities of the PAID Committee Team, and composing emails that are sent to PAID members and the Industrial Distribution faculty. Chaney hopes to encourage the students new to the ID program to attend events and be a person that is there for all members of PAID.

Path to ID and PAID

Chaney changed her mind numerous times when it came to life after high school and decided to take the ASVAAB test her Junior year. A few weeks later the results were returned and her top occupation was “Sales Engineer” followed by “Nurse”. Knowing nursing was not for her, Chaney researched sales engineering and stumbled upon the major Industrial Distribution, finding that the most respected program was at Texas A&M, her sister’s alma mater and just an hour and a half from home. It was then that Chaney decided to pursue Industrial Distribution at A&M. Her Senior year, she was not admitted directly into A&M and instead received an offer to participate in the Program for System Admissions (PSA). Vowing to get where she wanted to be, she accepted the PSA offer and spent her Freshman year at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. After completing the set of PSA requirements Chaney was accepted into the A&M ID program. Chaney knew she wanted to become involved in PAID to make friends with similar goals, but did not realize how important PAID would become in her life. She chose to apply for committee to immerse herself further in the ID program and was honored to serve on committee during the spring semester her Sophomore year. During this time, Chaney was able to work with her peers on a project to implement more philanthropic activities into PAID. Chaney now serves PAID as the Executive Secretary.

Personal Interests

Outside of PAID, Chaney enjoys spending time with her friends, dancing, baking or cooking, going to Chick-fil-A and traveling. During the summer, Chaney spends her time working with those who fall on the autism spectrum as an attendant. In this role, she acts as a big sister and helps to cultivate basic life skills with the hope achieve a higher level of independence.

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