Our Team

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Aubrey Mariano
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Aubrey Mariano
WeLift Team Member

Aubrey first decided to attend UVU because of their Ballroom Dance and Business programs. From 2016-2019 she danced on the UVU Ballroom Dance Tour Team, and has been studying Digital Marketing. She will graduate with her Bachelors in Marketing in the Fall! Aubrey is currently the Marketing and Sponsorship Intern for the WE LIFT program.

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Hailey Gafa
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Hailey Gafa
WeLift Team Member

Hailey began working for UVU in 2017, and recently began her role as WE LIFT’s Board Liaison.  She graduated from UVU with a Bachelors Degree in Art and Design, and now works as a Freelancing Artist! She loves creating Oil Paintings, Portrait Drawings, Graphic Designs, and Murals.

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Mark Seastrand
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Mark Seastrand
WeLift Team Member

Mark is an MBA graduate from BYU with early career experience in the semi-conductor, polycrystalline diamond and electronic manufacturing industries. He credits his early experience as the foundation to his startup success with Precision Assembly, Creating Keepsakes magazine and his work with Inspire Graphics and Big Picture Classes. Mark served on the Orem City Council and is currently the Director of the Entrepreneurship Institute at UVU helping students create their own success stories

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Meagan Sanders
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Meagan Sanders
WeLift Team Member

Meagan has worked for UVU since 2016 and deals primarily with administration, social media, students, event planning, and graphic designs (which is her absolute favorite part of her job). She graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art, Japanese, and Film.

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Shanice Adesotu
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Shanice Adesotu
WeLift Team Member

Shanice received a BAS in Applied Science at Idaho State University, and is now in the MBA program at UVU. She is currently employed as a Graduate Assistant, and loves doing so while going to school full time, as it teaches her the necessary skills she’ll need when entering the workforce. Shanice enjoys cooking and baking, and trying to keep up with her Husky’s energy!

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Yulisa Toma
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Yulisa Toma
WeLift Team Member

Yulisa is a Junior at Utah Valley University majoring in Accounting, and minoring in Event Planning. Currently, Yulisa works for the Entrepreneurship Institute’s WE LIFT Program as the Programming and Event Planning Intern. She loves playing tennis and making hand-made earrings.