Office Of Student Retention And Academic Success

Business Student Organizations

The John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation sponsors numerous student organizations that focus on professional networking and social activities for students of all majors. The College strongly suggests that all students join at least one professionally focused student organization in order to prepare them for their future careers.

If you have any questions about joining a student organization in the Neff College of Business and Innovation, please contact the faculty advisor or student administration listed below.

Alpha Kappa Psi 
A national business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi conducts professional programs and field trips, while helping its members to gain experience in organization, administration, management, leadership, public relations and service. Regular meetings are held throughout the academic year.

President: Jackson Nicholson,

AMA (American Marketing Association)
The UT collegiate chapter of AMA provides opportunities for marketing majors as well as students interested in marketing to learn some of the essential skills and principles of marketing management and to network with students, local businesses, and marketing leaders from around the region. Chapter meetings are held every other week and are open to all interested students.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Stevens, 419-530-5516, ST 3016
President: Kamari Foster,

Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM)
The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) is the global leader in supply chain organizational transformation, innovation and leadership. As the largest non-profit association for supply chain, ASCM is an unbiased partner, connecting companies around the world to the newest thought leadership on all aspects of supply chain.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Fred Ahrens, 419-530-2987, ST 4029
Faculty Advisor: James Strebler, 419-530-2396, ST 4045
President: Kyle Nieman,

Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is an International Honor Society that focuses on encouraging and honoring students who excel academically. BGS strives to enrich the lives of its members through the founding principles and values of honor and integrity, pursuit of wisdom, earnestness, and service. This Honor Society is an invitation based membership given to the top 10% of Juniors, 10% of Seniors, and 20% Graduate Students.

Faculty Advisor: Kimberly Nigem, ST 2012, 419-530-4687

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club
This organization will provide students with a hands-on knowledge of what it takes to own/manage a business. They will be active in networking events and gain inside access to real-life experiences in the business world. Here students will get one-on-one business professional help on future endeavors. 

Staff Advisor: Angie Jones, 419-530-4422, SB 2200
President: Nick Chryst,

Pi Sigma Epsilon
This professional fraternity is especially for students interested in sales, sales management, and marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon was created to promote marketing and sales as careers, and today is identified as one of the greatest impact forces training students for and encouraging them to enter these fields.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Katy Johnson, 419-530-2287, ST 3015
President: Caroline

SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)
The UT student chapter of SHRM provides students with opportunities for professional development and a means to network with human resource managers. Members include a variety of business and non-business majors, and regular meetings are open to all interested students.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jenell Wittmer, 419-530-2264, ST 2013
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Courtney Williams, 419-530-2550, ST 2016
Student Representative: Faith Bostelman;

SHARP (Student Held Assets Return Portfolio)
This organization will provide a hands-on investing environment for the students of The University of Toledo by offering them an active role in investment research and portfolio management. Students interested in the field of investments will be given the opportunity to use the knowledge acquired and apply it by actively investing it the various financial markets. Local professionals will be invited to speak and share their career experiences. This organization will also seek to compete in national investment research competitions. All UToledo students regardless of major, interested in the field of investments will have the opportunity to join.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ozcan Sezer, 419-530-2367, ST 4046

WIBL (Women in Business Leadership)
Women in Business Leadership (WiBL) Toledo was founded in September 2019. By following our mission, we have bi-weekly meetings where we host astounding business professional speakers, employ a mentorship program, actively participate in service projects and host socials/member bonding events. WiBL is open to all genders and majors.

Faculty Advisor: Lora Parent, 419-530-4057, ST 3020
President: Maggie Buettner,

Last Updated: 10/25/22