Bobbi Duke is a senior in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, with a concentration in Event Leadership. She discovered her passion for events throughout her time as an undergraduate in Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority here at Temple, where she was able to plan her first event for 200+ sisters, new members and alumni as Vice President of Membership Development. Bobbi has explored the many facets of event management during her time as an intern in the Sales and Catering department at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, and as a banquet server at Doylestown Country Club. Though she enjoys coordinating all types of events, Bobbi adores the field of wedding planning and recently interned with Kyle Michelle Weddings in Mullica Hill, NJ. She continues to plan and coordinate weddings with the Kyle Michelle team in her extracurricular time and aspires to start her own wedding coordinating business in the future. Upon graduation, Bobbi hopes to work for an Event Management company or as an Event Manager for a venue or hotel in the city of Philadelphia, or anywhere her career may take her.
Emma Frost is a senior in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Temple University and plans to graduate in May of 2016. She is currently interning at ESM Productions, a live event production company known for organizing large-scale events such as the Wawa Welcome America Festival, Budweiser’s Made in America Festival, and most recently The 2015 World Meeting of Families. She has worked alongside of labor unions IATSE 8 and Teamsters Local 107, where it is her duty to complete projects and administrative tasks that ensure the seamless execution of live events and meetings. While working throughout college, Emma also gained leadership experience and has become the senior shift leader at Capogiro Gelato Artisans, where she takes on the role of the manager in his absence. At both of these workplaces, she trains new interns and employees who join the team through effective communication and delegation of tasks. With a love for both event planning and music, Emma aspires to work at a concert venue upon graduation, fusing both her passions into a fulfilling career.
David was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and started at Temple University in the fall of 2010, where he began as a Pre-Medicine major. After two years David changed his major to Sport and Recreation Management and has been happy with the change ever since. Prior to attending Temple University, David has had multiple volunteer experiences within the sports industry such as giving back to his local sports clubs doing tasks such as field maintenance and working the snack stand during games. He has also had many great volunteer opportunities while attending Temple at places such as Lenfest Center and Carousel House. During the summer of 2015, David completed an internship at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom working in the games department as the department supervisor. David is a current senior and expecting to graduate in the spring of 2016 with his bachelor’s degree in Sport and Recreation Management. After graduation, David hopes to join a sports academy on the east coast working within player personnel trying to get high school players noticed by colleges.