Board Members

Matt Harrop, President

Matt is a second year MBA/Master in Real Estate Development dual degree candidate. After working in supply chain for 5.5 years at two global multi billion-dollar manufacturers, he has decided to take a risk and pursue his passion for real estate and community development. His passion lies at the intersection of public and private organizations when it comes to creating diverse communities. Matt‘s other interests include international travel, Penn State football, and whiskey Old Fashions.

For more information, visit Matt’s Linkedin.




Tiffany Corpuz, Executive Vice President

Tiffany Corpuz is a second year MBA/MS in Supply Chain Management student. Tiffany received her Bachelor’s Degree at Syracuse University in Supply Chain Management and Finance. Tiffany is an avid Syracuse basketball fan and a sucker for cute dogs. Tiffany is excited for this coming year working with SPA and looks forward to contributing in a meaningful and positive way.


For more information, visit Tiffany’s Linkedin.



Gustavo Garcia, Vice President of Finance

Gustavo is a second year MBA.

For more information, visit Gustavo’s Linkedin.







Garrett Coffman, Vice President of Ally Relations

Garrett is a second year MBA/MPP candidate specializing in consulting, management & leadership, and public sector financial management. He is interested in discovering how public-private partnerships can resolve the infrastructural issues that face us today. With a background in legal administration, consumer banking, and global logistics, Garrett plans to integrate optimization and strategic thinking into projects that can maximize a firm’s triple bottom line by benefitting the communities they inhabit. One day he will join Oprah, Beyoncé, and Michelle Obama on TIME’s 100 most influential people list.

For more information, visit Garrett’s Linkedin.



Nick Edwards, Vice President of Community Outreach

Nick is a second year MBA candidate in the part-time program on the D.C. campus. Currently working as DECA’s Assistant Director of Corporate & External Affairs, Nick is responsible for developing and expanding partnerships with corporations, foundations, associations and individuals that share DECA’s passion for educating the next generation of emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. Outside of work and school, Nick enjoys being around the water, watching college basketball games and Netflix binges.

For more information, visit Nick’s Linkedin.





Joelle Wisnieski, Vice President of Marketing

Joelle is a second year dual degree student studying Business Administration and Social Work. Joelle’s work experience is in music education, staff management, professional development, and human capital. She is interested in how business and social work can be utilized to reverse social injustice and create an equitable education system in America. Joelle is excited about her role as VP of Marketing and the impact it can make for Smith Graduate students both during their program and hopefully as alumni in the workforce.

For more information, visit Joelle’s Linkedin.