Admissions Ambassadors

Our Admissions Ambassadors are ready to help you learn more about the Owen experience! Feel free to contact them with questions.

To contact the student of your choice, just click on his or her name.

Marketing Concentration


Maria (Gaby) Rios Plaza

Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
Undergrad Institution: Universidad Catolica Andres Bello
Concentration: HOP & Marketing
Summer Internship: HR, Microsoft
Owen Clubs: HOPA, Marketing Club, Latin Business Assoc., Global Business Assoc.
Fun Fact: I have always wanted to have a radio program about politics and news!



Ashley Delaney

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Undergrad Institution: University of Florida
Marketing & Strategy
Specialization: Brand Management
Emphasis: Entrepreneurship
Summer Internship: H.J. Heinz
Owen Clubs: President, Marketing Club, Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Assoc., 100% Owen, Sports Club, Women's Business Assoc.
Fun Fact: I went to China this summer through Owen's "Doing Business in China" program.



Laine Israel

Hometown: Omaha, NE
Undergrad Institution: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Concentration: Marketing & Strategy
Specialization: Brand Management
Summer Internship: Darden Restaurants
Owen Clubs: Vanderbilt Marketing Assoc., Women's Business Assoc., 100% Owen
Fun Fact: I'm getting married 3 weeks after graduation!!!



Maulik Handiwala

Hometown: Bridgewater, NJ
Undergrad Institution: National Institute of Technology, India
Concentration: Marketing, Strategy & Finance
Summer Internship: Medtronic, Inc.
Owen Clubs: Vanderbilt Marketing Assoc., Consulting Club, 100% Owen, Culinary Club
Fun Fact: I attended an implant surgery standing next to an electrophysiologist during my summer internship!



Tom Mante

Hometown: Boston, MA
Undergrad Institution: Yale University
Concentration: Finance & Marketing
Summer Internship: The Milwaukee Brewers, Business Operations
Owen Clubs: President of 100% Owen, Community Relations & Events Director of Owen Sports Club, Vanderbilt Marketing Association, Asset Management Club
Fun Fact: I hold the record for the longest field goal made in Ivy League Football History at 54 yards.



Shandra Scott

Hometown: San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Undergrad Institution: Emory University
Concentration: HOP & Marketing
Summer Internship: HR MBA Summer Intern, American Express
Owen Clubs: President, HOPA, OBSA, Net Impact (Board Fellow with non-profit Youth Villages)
Fun Fact: I performed in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in high school.