FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Branden Stewart
Carmel, Ind. – The Phired Up team has grown this week with the addition of three new part-time Growth Consultants to the team. Seneca Crump, Colleen Kelty, and Elena Pastore joined the Phired Up Training Team on May 1st, and will work with organizations and communities across North America to deliver Phired Up trainings and consultations.
“Seneca, Colleen, and Elena represent the future of our training team,” said RJ Taylor, Phired Up’s CEO. “Like most elements of our industry, students are asking for training to evolve. They are asking for less ‘talking at them’ and more ‘side-by-side hands-on learning’. They want to learn practical skills from professionals with recruiting experience and to use technology that helps get them results. I’m confident that Elena, Seneca, and Colleen bring the relatable experience students are craving to our growing team of organizational growth experts.”
Seneca Crump earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Mississippi, where he joined his fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. After earning his Master’s Degree from Western Kentucky University in Student Affairs and Higher Education, he became the Coordinator for Fraternity and Sorority Life at The Ohio State University. Currently, he is the Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Leadership Development at the University of Southern California.
“Seneca is passionate about moving the needle in our fraternal community. He brings forth a strategic mindset that helps students broaden their perspectives and approaches to growth,” said Tenea McGhee, Phired Up’s Director of Growth (CBFO Specialist).” I look forward to seeing how his talents will allow us to broaden outreach efforts for CBFO and collective communities”
Seneca has also served as the former Great Lakes Regional Director of Collegiate Affairs for Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and enjoys musical forms of art, road tripping, cooking and grilling, directing and teaching choirs, playing card games, and college football. When asked about joining the Phired Up team, Seneca said, “I am so Phired Up about joining this team, so I can be a part of elevating the purpose and value of the fraternity and sorority experience through my own personal growth story! I am more excited about impacting and driving growth for our fraternal partners nationwide! #LetsGoLetsGrow #MomentsWithSen.”
Seneca can be reached via email at Seneca@PhiredUp.com.
Colleen Kelty joins the Phired Up team having earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) in Human Development and Family Studies, and her Master’s Degree from George Washington University in Education and Human Development. She currently serves as the Student Organizations and Leadership Coordinator at UNH, working with student organizations and leadership programming for the campus community.
“We are excited to welcome Colleen to our team! What I appreciate most is her ability to look at the larger perspective. She is passionate about learning who students are in the moment and identifying that everyone is changing,” said Colleen Blevins, Senior Director of Training for Phired Up. “Colleen [Kelty] seeks to understand and adapt her work to those she supports. It’s because of this that we know she will hit the ground running and truly make an impact supporting fraternity and sorority members as a Growth Consultant with us!”
While a student at UNH, Colleen joined Alpha Xi Delta. She recently concluded a three-year tenure at Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity Headquarters as an Associate Director of Area Development and led their nationwide officer training program. Colleen also serves as a contracted Chapter Advisor for Alpha Sigma Phi. In her spare time, she likes to waterski, explore local businesses in and around New Hampshire, and go for walks with her yellow lab, Waffles. She also unabashedly loves all Real Housewives franchises and would be happy to chat with you about the cultural implications of them. “I’m excited to join the team to encourage fraternity and sorority members to challenge the process and make positive change!” said Colleen of joining the Phired Up team.
Colleen can be reached via email at Kelty@PhiredUp.com.
Elena Pastore joins the Phired Up team as a two-time graduate of the University of Florida, having earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and her Master’s Degree in International Business. She founded Allenatore, where she currently serves as a Leadership and Career Coach in addition to working with Panhellenic sororities and other non-profit organizations on leadership development.
“We are thrilled to have Elena join our team as a Growth Consultant! Elena brings a unique perspective of being an entrepreneur and business owner. She seeks to coach, support, and challenge fraternity and sorority members in a healthy way – a way that allows them to grow both professionally and personally,” said Colleen Blevins. “Elena has a passion to establish congruency on expectations and vision for what the fraternity and sorority experience will be – a passion that will help the partners she works with grow and thrive!”
Elena is a volunteer Education Trainer for her sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma, and also serves her alma mater as a volunteer Gator Career Consultant. She also serves as a volunteer Career Coach at the University of Pennsylvania Experience Lab. Outside of work and volunteering, Elena enjoys cooking and baking Italian food, trying different coffee and wine shops, going to the beach, and enjoying nature and walks. “I am motivated by the energy of the Phired Up team and look forward to empowering young college students to build authentic, genuine, and sustainable organizations,” said Elena when asked why she wanted to join the Phired Up team.
Elena can be reached via email at Elena@PhiredUp.com.
Phired Up is still seeking a highly qualified individual who holds membership in a traditionally IFC-affiliated fraternity that could become part of our training team. Interested candidates should reach out to Branden Stewart, Phired Up’s COO, at Branden@PhiredUp.com to learn more or visit www.phiredup.com/careers.
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About Phired Up & TechniPhi: We are on a mission to create the future of fraternity and sorority life by transforming the way people join. We provide Education, Technology, and Strategy Solutions to help fraternities and sororities with marketing, recruitment, pre-intake, and retention. We believe the best way to create healthier, safer, and more inclusive fraternities and sororities is to transform the joining process. Phired Up serves all councils, chapters, and umbrella organizations. We are committed to serving 100% of fraternities and sororities. Our technology and education work together to help headquarters, campuses, councils, and chapters implement a holistic growth system that drives results. Watch our videos on YouTube, follow us on Instagram at @phired.up, and visit our website at http://www.phiredup.com.