Meet DECA E-Board Vice President of Professional Development

We met up with DECA E-Board Vice President of Professional Development, Michael Shaddock and here is what he had to say:

What is your major?

I am Marketing/Advertising major in the BBA/MBA program.

How many years have you been in DECA? 

I’ve been doing DECA for 4 years

What other organizations are you involved in on campus apart from DECA?

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What do you hope to accomplish in DECA during the 2017-18 school year?

This year I plan to go to internationals and reach the final rounds of my competition. I also plan on opening more job opportunities DECA students once they graduate. It’s important to get involved in group like DECA because of networking. We live in a world where knowing the right people is very important and having something like DECA on you resume can help you get interviews.


What has been the highlight of your DECA career so far?

The highlight of my DECA career was going on stage during internationals.

What is your favorite part about DECA? 

My favorite part of DECA is the competitions. I get to meet new people and generate new connections with people. Also, the competitions are really fun, especially when you win, and Northwood DECA is really good at winning.

Lastly if anyone needs any help with anything I am always available to help.