Britteny was born and raised in the small town of Freeland, MI. After four amazing years in East Lansing, she graduated from Michigan State with a B.A. in journalism in 2013 and immediately moved to New York City to start her career. After several years in the fashion industry, Britteny now works as the social media coordinator for Medical Daily and freelances at various other publications.
Hanna is a Spartan for life, but has always been a city girl at heart. Growing up in Michigan as a second-generation Spartan she had arguably the best four years in East Lansing. Very involved in extracurriculars, she had opportunities to attend all sorts of events on campus and shared her experiences as a Spartan Ambassador giving tours.
A native of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Alicia now finds herself living in Hell’s Kitchen and loving it. She has a love for fashion and creativity. A new passion is distance running. Alicia has served on the board for a couple of years and is our “Young Alumni Representative.” She helps to remind us how important it is to remember what it’s like when Spartans move from East Lansing to NYC.
Dan was born and raised in the Detroit Downriver area. Once finding his way to Michigan State University his life changed forever… He met and later married Holly. They moved to the Big Apple (NYC) in 1977 and raised two daughters, Carrie and Kathie. Kathie also graduated a SPARTAN in 2010.
Eric was born in Detroit, MI and attended Walled Lake Western HS. Eric is a tech enthusiast and has a BS in Computer Science from MSU. Eric is the founder of the consumer electronics product, TinyStic. The TinyStic is a device that converts your smartphone into a desktop computer.
Jason Merritt was born and raised in Monroe, Michigan. Jason graduated from The School of Packaging in 2004. After graduation Jason quickly relocated to New York where he has remained ever since, working as a Packaging Engineer & Salesman for Onyx Packaging Corp. Jason joined the board in 2010.