Student and Alumni Board Members

Retail Management

See the biographies below to learn more about the student and alumni architecture representatives on the Design Student and Alumni Board (DSAB).

DSAB Retail Management Member Megan Hammersmith

Megan Hammersmith

Retail Merchandising Student
Class of 2019
Hometown: St. Louis, MO

I joined the DSAB to help connect students and professionals in their fields of study. I enjoy planning events that foster knowledge, networking, and new opportunities. DSAB allows me to combine my creative passions to help make these connections as students transition from college to career.

DSAB Retail Management Member Kayla Samuel

Kayla Samuel

BS Student, Retail Merchandising, Management Minor
Class of 2018
Hometown: Belleville, IL

I joined DSAB to further my involvement with the College of Design. I believe DSAB provides several opportunities that help design students connect with professionals in their fields. I’m excited to gain more insight in the retail industry, while facilitating the transition from college to career.

DSAB Retail Management Member Sam Isomura

Sam Isomura

BS 2010, Retail Merchandising
Product Development Manager, Made for Retail
DSAB & Design Alumni Society President-Elect (Presidential term 2016-17)

I believe that the transition from college to career is an extremely important time. I want to help students surround themselves with resources, peers and mentors that nurture creativity and opportunity. I am eager to help students connect their passions with their careers.

Duane Johnson

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BS 2001, Retail Merchandising
Class of 2020

I joined the board to offer guidance and resources to students as they enter a field that is in flux. It’s an exciting time to be part of this paradigm shift.

2017–18 Sponsors

Gold Sponsors
Gardner Builders
Wold Architects
Silver Sponsors
Haworth Made for Retail
Bronze Sponsors

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