Director Staff


Jacob Grant, Director


Ryan Cole, Assistant Director


Gus McKenzie, Student Director

Meet the Staff


Hollan Vanderhey

Hey y’all!!! I’m Hollan Vander Hey. I’m a junior risk management and insurance major from Montgomery, AL. I am involved in Greek life and Gamma Iota Sigma, a club for my major. Whenever I’m not in class or in saga, you can catch me hanging out with friends, binge watching Netflix, taking a power nap, or cheering on the Trojans!!!! I am really excited to meet all of y’all at IMPACT and have fried chicken Wednesday all summer! Get ready to fall in love with Troy! Go Trojans!!!!


Ronald Young

Hi my name is Ronald Young, and I am a Junior Biomedical Science Major here at Troy. I have aspirations of going to medical school or earning my Ph. D in Microbiology. I enjoy meeting new people, reading, and playing video games. I enjoy attending Troy University, I am given new opportunities to excel in life every other week.


Kaitlin Beyler

Hey guys!! My name is Kaitlin Beyler and I am a Senior Biomedical Sciences major from Alabaster, AL. Over the past three years at Troy I have had the honor of serving TROY in different capacities including Freshman Forum Secretary, Freshman Forum Director, Student Government Director of Administration, and a Trojan Ambassador! If I am not in the library, you will most likely find me catching up on some much needed sleep, watching Grey’s Anatomy for the hundredth time or hanging out with friends! IMPACT is the first experience of your college journey and I hope it is an experience to remember! I am so blessed to have the opportunity to serve as an IMPACT leader and I can’t wait to meet all of you this summer!!! I have loved every minute of my time here at TROY and I can’t wait to share it with you!! See you soon!!!


Julia Clements

Hey! My name is Julia Clements and I am a Junior from Tuscaloosa, Al. I am currently pursuing a degree in Marketing and am actively involved in my major as well as Trojan Ambassadors and Greek life. If I’m not in Bibb Graves then you can find me eating chips and salsa with sour cream (because that is the only way to eat it,) watching the office or doing both at one time. Troy University has given me many opportunities and experiences that I know are unique to my time here and I cannot wait to share my love of the the Trojans with each of you. I am excited to meet all of you this summer and watch as you develop into the next generation of leaders on this campus!


Malcolm Messer

Hey guys, my name is Malcolm Messer! I am a Junior Risk Management and Insurance major from Birmingham, Alabama. I am involved on campus with Business clubs, Greek Life, and much more. Whenever I am not in class, you can catch me hanging out with friends or cheering on the Trojans at a sporting event. I am very excited and humbled for the opportunity to be your IMPACT leader this Summer as you begin your Troy experience. Go Trojans!


Aaron Dixon

Hi, my name is Aaron Dixon and I am currently a sophomore Broadcast Journalism major/Sports Information minor from Vestavia Hills, Alabama (which is east of Birmingham). At Troy I am actively involved in Greek life, TROY TrojanVision News, First Baptist Church of Troy, and the Sports Media department. In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with friends, watching anything related to sports, and occasionally I like to crack open a good book (which may be code word for reading whatever article I can find on ESPN). I am super excited to serve as an IMPACT leader because I love meeting new people and I love to leave my comfort zone.


Jasmine Adams

Hey guys! My name is Jasmine Adams and I am a junior from Cedar Bluff, Alabama. I am working towards a degree in Collaborative education while also pursuing a license in Elementary education. I have been at Troy for an academic year now and have fallen in love with this beautiful school and the people in it. When I’m not studying or doing assignments for class, I like to be outside in a hammock listening to music or hanging out with my friends watching a movie. I am so excited about this opportunity to serve you guys as an IMPACT leader and can’t wait to make this a great and memorable summer.


Gertrude Kumi

Hey guys! My name is Gertrude and I am a Psychology major with a Business minor. I am very excited you have chosen Troy and even more excited to be an IMPACT leader this summer! My time at Troy has been very exciting and I cannot wait to share my experience and the many opportunities at Troy with you. Currently, I am involved with the International Student’s Cultural Organization (ISCO) and the Catholic Newman ministry on campus. Also, I just served on SGA this past year! When I am not running around campus trying to get a million things done, you’ll probably find me in the Newman Center, having lunch with a friend or taking a nap at my apartment! Looking forward to having a great summer with you guys!


Michael Wylie

What is up guys! My name is Michael Wylie and I am a Junior Psychology major minoring in Applied Behavior Analysis here at Troy University! I am from Sand Rock, Alabama! I enjoy listening to music, working out, being outside, meeting new people, hanging out with friends, and being a cheerleader here at Troy University. I can't wait to meet you guys and share your first experience here at Troy as your IMPACT leader! See you this summer and GO TROJANS!!!


Rachel Carter

Hello Future Trojans, my name is Rachel Carter, I am a Senior Computer Science major with a minor in Leadership Development from Athens, AL. I am very involved on campus whether it be with my Greek Organization, Student Government Association, or my church. My hobbies include watching Netflix, reading, and hanging out with my friends and family. I am thrilled to be an IMPACT leader this summer and share my love of Troy with future students and make you fall in love with my home away from home. Go Trojans!

Molly Grace Womack

Molly Grace Womack

Hi everyone my name is Molly Grace Womack and I am a sophomore Global Business major from Trussville, Alabama. My first year at Troy was so amazing and I continue to fall more in love with Troy University every day. I was given many outlets to serve our university my freshman year as a member of Freshman Forum and through my Greek Organization. I am so excited to now be serving as an IMPACT leader to show each and every one of you just how amazing Troy is and help you get started out here. This is going to be an incredible summer, and as always, Go Trojans!


Daniel Glick

I Hey guys, I’m Daniel Glick, and welcome to Troy! I’m from Rome, Georgia, and I’m currently a junior majoring in communications along with a minor in leadership development. I also am blessed to run cross country and track here at Troy, as well as to serve on the Troy Welcome Week and SAAC Committees. I’m a chill guy who enjoys his fair share of Netflix and napping, but I can also be really competitive, and when I’m not actively doing a sport or activity, you’ll probably find me at some sort of athletic event supporting our Trojans! IMPACT for me was the highlight of my summer as an incoming freshman, and it really helped prepare me for the coming year. Get excited, and I will see you this summer at IMPACT!


Morgan Manning

Hey everyone, my name is Morgan Manning, and I am unbelievably excited to get to meet you during your IMPACT session! I am a sophomore from Brewton, Alabama, and I am majoring in Risk Management and Insurance with a minor in Spanish. I have been able to be involved on campus through Freshman Forum, SGA, the SCOB Student Advisory Council, Welcome Week Team, Greek life, and many other organizations. I am honored to have this opportunity to welcome you to Troy during your IMPACT session, and I can’t wait to introduce you to the University that I love so much! Go Trojans!


Emma Shows

Hey Trojans! My name is Emma Shows and I’m a junior exercise science major with a minor in Spanish. I’m originally from Auburn, but grew up in Pensacola, Florida. I’m so excited to serve as an IMPACT leader because I love getting new students excited about the school we all love. Troy has become my home, and I can’t wait for it to become yours!

Last Updated: May 7, 2018

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