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COBEC 2015-2016

COBEC - College of Business Executive Council

The College of Business Executive Council (COBEC) is an organization comprised of the Presidents of all registered student organizations recognized by the College of Business. This council serves as the student advisory board to the Dean of the College of Business.  They attend monthly meetings with the Dean and discuss issues within the College of Business that concern both current and prospective students.

Below are the biographies of the current officers for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. Please reach out to them if you have any questions about COBEC or the College of Business. Additionally, please find the College of Business RSO Marketing-Signage Form Below. If you wish to send a soft copy instead of dropping a copy off at the SFHB Dean’s Office 402, please email Amanda Shumaker at, subject “SFHB RSO Marketing Request Form (organization name)”.

College of Business RSO Marketing Request Form


Other College of Business RSO Involvement:  Christian Business Leaders (Founder), Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Beta Gamma Sigma, Sigma Iota Epsilon, College of Business Ambassador

Brian Loiacono has been extremely active in his first two years at Illinois State University, beginning with joining College of Business student organizations in his freshman year of fall 2014. Brian is currently a junior honors Human Resource Management and Organizational Leadership double major. He has a strong passion for developing as a professional, as well as becoming the best leader he can be. Brian has served on the executive board of three RSOs, president of two RSOs, as well as founding the College of Business organization Christian Business Leaders. Brian created the College of Business student organization Christian Business Leaders during his freshman year. Christian Business Leaders won several awards during the organization’s first year at Illinois State University. The awards include winning RSO of the Month for the month of January 2016 and Small Registered Student Organization of the year, which is one of the most prestigious awards a student organization can receive. Over the past several years, Brian has held various professional positions. Brian has worked as a Human Resource Clerk at Marklund since 2013. During the summer of 2016, Brian held the position of Community Investment and Employee Engagement intern at Zurich Insurance Group. Brian is excited to use his knowledge gained from his professional and leadership positions to encourage students to get more involved in the College of Business and grow as leaders.

Brian learned about the opportunities the College of Business Executive Council offers through his involvement with COBEC during the 2015-2016 academic year. As president, Brian manages the overall affairs and meetings of COBEC, and helps to identify plans of action the entire CEOBC Executive Board plan to implement. Brian also attempts to continually encourage collaboration among all College of Business student organizations in order to encourage more involvement in the COB. Brian’s primary role as COBEC president is to serve as a liaison between the Dean of the College of Business to the COBEC members, as well as the entire College of Business student body. 

Contact Brian Loiacono – email to attach is


Vice President
Other College of Business RSO Involvement:  Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity, Business Week

Erin began her College of Business involvement in 2013 as a freshman when she joined Alpha Kappa Psi. During her time as a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, she has served as the Warden, Rush Chair, and Vice President of Suits at Work, which is an event organized to raise money for a local non-for-profit organization. In 2014, she began her involvement with Business Week as an Implementation Team member. The next year she began the role of Business Week Marketing Coordinator, which included a Marketing Internship with the College of Business. This year, Erin is serving as the INPSIRE Coordinator for Business Week. Erin is excited to spend her senior year learning as much as possible in her position as well as using what she’s learned thus far to help other College of Business students succeed.

Erin learned about the opportunities as an officer of the College of Business Executive Council through the other organizations she is involved in. As Vice President, Erin looks forward to helping the President manage the affairs and duties of COBEC, as well as implementing new and current activities with the goal of developing College of Business students. Erin also hopes to encourage collaboration among all of the College of Business RSOs.

Contact Erin Myatt – email to attach is


Other College of Business RSO Involvement: Alpha Kappa Psi –Professional Co-ed Business Fraternity, American Marketing Association

Brooklyn Hilton has strived to get involved in the College of Business since her freshman year of college. Joining her first Registered Student Organization in the fall of 2014, Brooklyn has a passion to leave a legacy at Illinois State University. Throughout developing her career at ISU, she has became the Vice President of Programming for American Marketing Association, in addition to being an active member of Alpha Kappa Psi. Outside of the College of Business, Brooklyn is a Student Assistant with the Illinois State University Athletics sales team, where she is able to grow her leadership and communication skills. Brooklyn attributes her accomplishments to Alpha Kappa Psi and her father, who has instilled the importance of hard work in her since she was little.

Brooklyn learned about the opportunities the College of Business Executive Council provides through previous officers and the connections she has built within her business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi. As secretary, Brooklyn maintains attendance, records, and minutes at all COB Executive Council meetings. In addition, she will serve as a liaison between the students and presidents of all COB Registered Student Organizations. Being a part of the College of Business Executive Council, she plans to bring her outgoing personality and innovative ideas to better the position in anyway she sees fit.

Contact Brooklyn Hilton- email to attach is


Activity Coordinator
Other College of Business RSO Involvement:  Student Accounting Society

Destiny is a transfer student from Peoria majoring in accounting. She joined Student Accounting society her first year here at Illinois State. Only her second semester as a Redbird, Destiny took the opportunity to run for an executive position and was elected. Destiny looks forward to continuing her involvement through the college of business and assisting others in finding the same opportunities as she did. Being apart of the College of Business Executive Council has been a rewarding experience for Destiny.

Destiny learned about the opportunities as an officer of the College of Business Executive Council through a previous officer. As activity coordinator Destiny helps plan and organize COBEC sponsored events prior to the general meetings. In addition, she participates in discussion of amendments, procedures, and events with the executive committee.

Contact Destiny Kingcade – email to attach is


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