Alexis Menard joined the School of Management in April 2018 as the Web & Social Media Coordinator. Alexis is a senior Business Administration undergraduate student at the University of Michigan-Flint pursuing a double major in Organizational Behavior/Human Resouces Management and Marketing with a minor in Communications. She was a Hagerman Scholar for the 2019-2020 academic year and a current Whitener Scholar for 2020-2021 at the Hagerman Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. She assists the Hagerman Center with the planning logistics, advertising, and communications for Hagerman Center events like Zillion Solutions and the Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurs Speaker Series.
Besides working at the School of Management, Alexis also held a position on campus as the Human Resources receptionist from December 2016 until September 2018. She completed a Human Resources internship through a nonprofit, Michigan HR, in the winter semesters of 2018, 2019, and 2020. Michigan HR hosts the largest HR conference in Michigan with over 1,500 attendees. She has been able to come back every year and intern with the organization since she was a sophomore.
Alexis is also the president of the UM-Flint chapter for the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). Her overall goal for the organization is to give students access to free professional development opportunities and to help members find internships or career opportunities after graduation.
Overall, Alexis' interests include growing and improving skills associated with human resources management, marketing, advertising, social media, and photography. Outside of work and school, she spends her time apprenticing with her Aunt who is a local business owner of Poopy's Potties and Swanky Trailers. From this experience, Alexis aspires to own her own business one day.
Lastly, Alexis' passions are traveling to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan for sightseeing and spending time kayaking and hiking. In 2019, Alexis set a goal to attend two national parks every year and in 2019 she visited the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee/North Carolina and Acadia in Maine.