BUSINESS SUB-TEAM

President
PIA KINI, Class of '24

Leads
COLE PHILIPCZAK, Class of '24

WHAT DO WE DO?

The business sub-team is responsible for the business aspect of the team. They gain valuable experience running a real organization and contacting real companies as they conduct fundraising endeavors and community outreach for the team.

DETAILS AND SKILLS

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  • Submitting the application for the Chairman's Award, FIRST's most prestigious award

  • Brainstorming and implementing creative and innovative ways to raise funds for the team

  • Contacting local and national companies for grant offers and sponsorships

  • Presenting in front of panels of judges

  • Practicing creative skills in photography, videography, and graphic/web design

  • Designing and purchasing team merchandise

  • Managing scouting operations and team spirit at competitions

WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?

By joining the business sub-team, members understand the skills necessary to run a non-profit organization, translating to a future in business or even design. Their contributions to the team allow it to stay afloat each year and give back to the local community.

MEMBERS

Armaan Patel
Cole Philipczak
Courtney Chin
David Zhao
Dylan Ing
Evan Luu
Jessica Theodore
Pablo Gallardo
Pia Kini
Sarah Su
Sohan Sirimapu