Executive Director – Juliana Mangano
Juliana is a senior from Staten Island, New York, majoring in Advertising with a double minor in Psychology and Global & International Communications. She is also a Co-Founder of an organization called Project Blue and serves as an active member of the AD/PR club. Juliana spent her summer working as a creative development intern for Della Femina Advertising Agency in New York City, where she created advertisements, wrote copy, and improved her Adobe skills. Juliana is extremely excited to serve as the Executive Director of Happy Valley Communications for the 2019-20 school year and hopes to bring exciting new experiences to Happy Valley Communications.
Director of Consulting – Alyssa DeLuca
Alyssa is a junior from Trenton, New Jersey, majoring in Advertising with minors in Arts Entrepreneurship and French. She is involved as the Internal Relations Executive of the ADPR Club and also worked in the public relations department for the prestigious Landscape Architect conference LaBash 2018 held at Penn State. Alyssa spent her summer working closely with the CEO and strategy team, interning at CIEN+ and CulturIntel as a Creative Data Strategist in New York City, working with clients such as Google, L’Oreal Luxe, Zumiez, and Prudential. She is very excited to be serving as Director of Consulting and to see what another great year of HVC has to offer!
Director of Staff Relations – Megan Magee
Megan is currently a senior from Berkeley Heights, NJ, studying digital and print journalism. She is excited to be serving as Director of Staff Relations this semester and her dream is to do PR or run social media for a sports team or league.
Director of Communications – Marina Ruiz
Marina is a junior from Delaware County, PA majoring in public relations and spanish with a double minor in digital media trends and analytics and global international studies. She is also involved with the Penn State chapter PRSSA and THON. Marina spent her summer interning with Harmelin Media in Bala Cynwyd, PA on their SEO team. She is eager to have another great semester with HVC!
Director of Communications – Hunter Allgor
Hunter is a junior from Montvale, New Jersey, studying advertising with minors in information sciences & technology and digital media trends & analytics. He is involved with the performing arts, as a member of the Penn State Thespian Society and No Refund Theatre, and has been a member of HVC since his freshman year, starting as an account associate working with ePeers. He recently worked as a digital strategy intern at DSM in Mahwah, NJ, where he was able to get experience in analytics and campaign planning. Hunter is extremely excited to serve as the Director of Communications for the fall of 2019 and can’t wait to work with another batch of interesting clients!
Director of Business Affairs – Natalie DeSouza
Natalie is a junior majoring in Public Relations and Economics. She is happy to be the Director of Business Affairs this year to help connect the clients to the organization in a new and effective way. Besides Happy Valley Communications, Natalie is the Creative Production Chair for the Lawrence G. Foster Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at Penn State. She is currently the Marketing and Communications Intern for the Penn State College of Nursing and was the Marketing Intern for Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in New Jersey this past summer. Natalie also has a remote Public Relations internship with the Borgen Project this semester. She is also involved in the Penn State Economics Association and THON!