UNT Business Leadership Building 

Advisor: Sally.carne@unt.edu

1307 W Highland Street

Denton, TX 76201


2019-2020 OFFICERS

Ryan Blasavage, President
Emily Ruggiero, Vice President

"Two years ago, I began my college career as an undetermined business major, and today I am dedicated to majoring in risk management and insurance. The industry is booming, and it is one that I am working hard to be successful in. I have found a wonderful source of connections, resources, and opportunities through GIS, and I am excited to continue all of the great work we are doing this year."


Stacy Rodriguez, Communications Director

"I am working towards being an Underwriter/Analyst where I will be utilized for my analytical and communication skills. My experience includes working as an intern with marketing and insurance agencies, maintaining exceptional relationships with my team, and project management ventures. I feel fortunate to lead projects where students connect into their passion and purpose every day."


Frederic Soto-Saenz, Recruiting Coordinator

"I am currently a Risk Management, Insurance, and Financial Services major pursuing a career in claims where I will be utilized for my passion to help others. As a football player and recruiting coordinator, I understand the value of teamwork both professionally and externally.  I know the insurance industry is the right path for me because its purpose is to serve others."


Cameron Adams, Treasurer

"I have an interest in Risk Management, and I have been a part of Gamma Iota Sigma for 2 years. When I graduate, I am looking to work in the finance section of the insurance industry. I am excited to be helping out with UNT GIS, and I cannot wait to see what I can do in the future."


Mella Habtemarian, External Liasion Coordinator

"I am a senior majoring in mathematics with a minor in financial planning and an interest in actuarial sciences. My career goals are simply to utilize my efficiency and authenticity within my work. This past year was my first time being apart of GIS. After feeling such a sense of community, I knew I want to get behind the scene of it all. That brings me to my position now, where I hope to leave a positive impact with my peers and the organization just as I know it will continue to do for me. “ 


Travis Clouser, Secretary

I am currently majoring in mathematics and working towards my certification to become an Actuary. I've wanted to work in this field since high school and have followed my passion for mathematics into the insurance field which has shown me so many possible paths I could head down in my career. I am honored to be an officer for the UNT GIS brand and cain't wait to see what the future holds.


Bobby Guerrero, Outreach Coordinator

"I am currently a Junior at UNT pursuing a degree in Risk Management and Insurance. I am interested in a career in insurance brokerage or underwriting. I’m grateful to have found an industry where people are continuously supporting you, and have the best interest for you. GIS continues to provide me with lots of opportunities and I’m excited to connect my peers with the community through volunteer opportunities."


Wayne Shockley, Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator

“As a rising Senior at UNT, I have had many experiences with attempting to find a place to be involved in the community and at school. GIS is the perfect mix of both these attributes and with that I have made network connections that may help my future career! Community involvement is a major factor with getting opportunities so if you're looking to get involved GIS is the perfect place for you!”


"This is my second semester as a member of Gamma Iota Sigma. I am interested in risk management, along with real estate and elementary education! I love this organization and everything that It stands for. There are so many opportunities with Gamma Iota Sigma, and I would recommend it for anyone with even the slightest bit of curiosity!”


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Nat Pope



Sally Carne