EXECUTIVE BOARD

Get to know our chapter leaders!
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President
Max Epplen

My name is Max Epplen and I’m an Accounting & Management major with a minor in Business Analytics. I pledged AKPsi in Fall of 2018 and have been a member for the past 4 years! I am also currently the head graphic designer for UK Soccer, Swimming/Diving, and Rifle. 

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Secretary
Sydney Turner

I'm a sophomore studying Integrated Strategic Communication (ISC) and Public Policy. I love taking photos & editing videos; I have my own photography business. I'm originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, and love being outside!

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Vice President Alumni
Leah Hosack

I am a senior from Pittsburgh, PA pursuing a BBA in Management Pre-Law with a minor in Public Policy. I hope to pursue a Juris Doctor and a Master's in Public Administration after graduation to work in the legal public sector field in education reform. I have worked for CivicLex, as well as Berkshire Hathaway Home Services in their Accounting Department since 2016. In my free time, I enjoy reading, training for the 2022 Pittsburgh Half Marathon, and hanging out with AKPsi brothers outside of the fraternity. 

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Executive Vice President
Grant Lee

I am a Junior majoring in Finance with a minor in International Business. I am an Athletic Photographer for the university and am also passionate about travel photography as well. I worked at JPMorgan over the summer in New York City and am very excited to be heading back next summer!

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Treasurer
Jamya Spencer

My name is Jamya and I am a senior at UK double majoring in Finance and Marketing. I joined AKPsi in Spring 2019. One of my favorite things about AKPsi is the friends I have met during my time in the fraternity! Outside of AKPsi, I enjoy reading, shopping, and spending time with my friends and family!

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Warden
Courtney Cavallo

I am currently a senior studying Integrated Strategic Communication with minors in Psychology and Criminology. I pledged AKPsi during Spring 2019. I love meeting new people, dogs and coffee!

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Vice President Membership
Haley Howard

I am a senior earning a dual degree in Marketing and Hospitality Management with a minor in Communications. While not in school or AKPsi, I work as an aftercare teacher at a local elementary school. My favorite memory of being a part of AKPsi is attending PBLI in Chicago in 2019!

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Vice President Marketing
Olivia Dussel

I am a junior studying Finance & Marketing and earning certificates in Healthcare Administration and Healthcare Communication. When I'm not on campus, you can find me at my favorite study spot (Old School Coffee in downtown Lex) or spending time with friends!

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Master of Rituals
Jack Ballard

I am a sophomore majoring in Accounting. Outside of AKPsi, I am involved with many other organizations at UK, including the triathlon club. I’m looking forward to returning to in-person events this semester and hanging out with other active members.

Associate Executive Board

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Director of Recruitment
Kelly Herndon

I am majoring in Management with a minor in Communication. I can thank AKPsi for an abundance of great friendships here at UK. I have grown so much since I first pledged AKPsi and have had the pleasure to pass off my wisdom to new brothers. In my free time I like to hang out with my friends and family, paint, and have game nights!

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Merchandise Chair
Taylor Davis

I'm Taylor and I'm majoring in Business Management with minors in International Business, Spanish, and Economics. Outside of school and AKPsi I love to be outside and hike various trails around Kentucky!

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Pledge Educator
Lee Hurst

I am a senior studying Accountancy with a minor is Business Analytics. I recently completed an internship with Jones, Nale & Mattingly, and in my free time, I love to golf, go to the lake, and watch sports with AKPsi brothers.

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Professional Chair
Katie Mueller

Hi! My name is Katie Mueller and I am a junior majoring in Finance, Marketing, and Management with a minor in Psychology. I love AKPsi because it has given me the opportunity to form a community within Gatton that has helped me grow both professionally and socially. 

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Social Chair
Ryan Burton

I am a senior studying Economics with a minor in International Business. I have previously worked as a tutor in the LEAP Lab within Gatton for the past two years and and love to travel the country working at various horse shows. In my free time, I enjoy going to basketball games at Rupp and riding on the UK Equestrian Team. 

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Pledge Educator
Andrew Rodriguez

I am a junior from Atlanta, GA, majoring in Finance and Economics. I love watching sports and hanging out with friends. My favorite part of being in AKPsi is meeting new members each semester and using tools from AKPsi that I have learned to help me get a head start into my career.

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Service Chair
Emma Bushman

I am a junior undergraduate student studying Accounting and Economics. I am from Cincinnati, Ohio, and joined AKPsi in the fall of 2019. In my free time, I enjoy playing the flute in the UK Philharmonic Orchestra, and of course, volunteering!

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Chaplain
Abbey Benton

I am a senior from Knoxville, TN majoring in Finance and Economics with a minor in International Business. I joined the fraternity in Spring 2019 and have loved getting to know all of the members, both old and new. AKPsi has been one of the most beneficial organizations for my personal and professional growth that I have joined in my time at UK.

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Fundraising Chair
Courtney Messer

I am a junior double major in Accounting and Marketing. I pledged AKPsi in Fall 2020. In my free time, I like to run and go study at coffee shops around Lexington. I recently interned with First Southern National Bank this summer and hope to intern with a public accounting firm this year!