Ava Proehl (McIntire '24)

B.S. in Commerce 2024

Why Promotions?

I wanted a class that allowed me to think outside the box and be surrounded by other brilliant, creative-minded people. I also loved the competition aspect of it and the idea of working as a team to reach a goal (aka, beat Liberty).

Relevant work experience?

Over the summer, I was a Digital Marketing intern at Premium Service Brands, and I’ve continued that position into the school year. I also work as Photography Coordinator for UVA Recreation.

Relevant skill set?

InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, photography, Google Suite, Microsoft Office, public speaking, time management

Extracurricular activities?

-Operations Manager, The Cavalier Daily

-President, Phi Sigma Pi Honor Fraternity

-Marketing Chair, Comm Council

Career aspiration?

I hope to work at an ad agency, combining my Comm and Psyc background to create visuals that truly connect with the human experience!

If I could live as someone else for the day, it would be ________.

Michelle Obama

Fun fact:

I used to do competitive Irish Dance!

  • Undergraduate Degree Commerce (Marketing, Management, Strategic Brand Consulting & Communications Track), Minor: Psychology
  • Hometown South Riding, VA
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