OUR MISSION

The Entertainment & Digital Media Club is a networking and professional development group focused on supporting classmates who are interested in pursuing a role in Entertainment.

Support is provided by fostering a helpful community of Entertainment-driven professionals, as well as equipping club members with the skills necessary to pursue business careers in Film & Television, Broadcast & Online Media, Publishing, Music, and Gaming.

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what we do

Support Your Recruiting Journey

We review resume and cover letters for members interested in pursuing Entertainment. We also conduct mock interviews to maximize preparation.

Help Build Your Network

We organize career panels and coffee chats with current students, alumni, and thought leaders in the Entertainment space. We also facilitate networking events with Entertainment-minded business school students at other MBA programs.

Foster connection

We organize social events for club members such as happy hours and private movie screenings in order to create opportunities to bond and foster community.

OUR TEAM

Maddie
Cuddy

President

mmcuddy@umich.edu

Maddie, a jazz musician since the age of eight, is passionate about the intersection of entertainment and technology. In 2017, she graduated from Colgate University with a degree in Sociology and Music. Prior to Ross, she worked in product and marketing at Blue Engine Records, Jazz at Lincoln Center's in-house record label. This summer, she'll be working in product management at Spotify.

Emily
Griffith

Chief Strategy Officer

emilygri@umich.edu

Emily is originally from Ann Arbor, MI but, prior to Ross, spent the last 5 years as an actress/composer in NYC. Emily is looking to pivot into a strategy/marketing position at an entertainment/media firm. At Ross, Emily is a member of the Entertainment + Digital Media Club, Entrepreneur and Venture Capital Club, Risky Business, and Follies. She loves to read, watch period dramas, and knit in her free time.

Vaughn
Michael

Chief Operations Officer

vamich@umich.edu

Vaughn is a Military Brat, who lived in 8 different locations before graduating high school, including 5 years in Europe. A West Point Graduate, Vaughn is a US Army veteran of 9 years who is passionate about the intersection of entertainment and technology. He is a giant Marvel and Star Wars nerd who loves movies and television. This summer he'll be working as a Digital Strategy Associate at Adobe.

Josh
Fleishman

VP, Events

jfleish@umich.edu

Josh is originally from New Jersey and prior to returning to Ross, where he received his BBA in 2016, he lived in NYC for 5 years where he worked at a growing startup in HR Strategy and Operations. Josh is hoping to use his MBA to pivot into product marketing and other customer-facing roles, in either the technology or entertainment industry.

Michael
Ottaunick

VP, Partnerships

mottau@umich.edu

Michael spent the last 5 years in New York City, where he worked in growth marketing for GLG, and this summer he will be interning at Deloitte Consulting. Originally from Northern New Jersey, Michael grew up loving both great and terrible movies, and he would love to use his MBA to work at the intersection of business and film/entertainment.

Aidan
Kahn

VP, Corporate Relations

ahkahn@umich.edu

Aidan spent the 5 years prior to business school in NYC where he worked in media, entertainment, and sports. At Ross, Aidan is looking to pivot into the finance world to work at the intersection of media and business. This summer he is interning at Citi as an Investment Banking Associate in their Media & Communications group.

Rogelio
Lemarroy Montanaro

VP, Marketing & Communications

lemarroy@umich.edu

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