BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Adriana Allman

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Adriana Allman is a first-year graduate student at Columbia University studying advanced clinical social work practice with a focus in health, mental health, and disabilities. She is primarily interested in modalities that address substance abuse and heal trauma, and seeks to offer interventions that honor the intersectionality of historically oppressed identities including LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities. Her volunteer and practicum work include being a Certified Support Specialist with the National Alliance on Mental Illness and a research assistant with Columbia’s Social Intervention Group. 


Prior to Columbia, Adri worked at Exygy designing technology solutions for government and nonprofit organizations. She also assisted Hopelab, a social innovation firm, in the creation of behavior change tech to increase resilience in LGBTQ+ youth. After 16 years of competitive dance, Adri graduated from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business where she served as Wolverine Support Network’s Marketing & Outreach Director.

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Emily Giannotto

Emily Lustig is a PhD student in Psychology at Georgia Tech with a concentration in Cognitive Aging. Her research in memory and aging emphasizes creating mental and behavioral changes to increase individuals’ self-regulation and awareness. At the University of Michigan, Emily was one of the founding directors of the Wolverine Support Network while serving as Student Body Vice-President alongside Bobby Dishell. She was also the Program Assistant for Beyond the Diag, where she created newsletters and events to build off-campus community and enhance the safety of more than 28,000 students.

Emily has been featured on MSNBC’s Student Women Leaders in Politics and is currently a Ruth L. Kirschstein NIH National Research Service Award fellow. Additionally, she’s a trained leadership coach where she practices her skills to help empower others to build self-awareness, improved communication, and enable their own growth-mindset. Emily is passionate about breaking down barriers and helping others succeed.

Jenna Younce

Jenna Mangle is a Mental Health Therapist at Water’s Edge Counseling and Healing Center in Minneapolis, MN, where she focuses on partnering with clients as they navigate depression, anxiety, trauma, and eating disorders. At the University of Michigan, she graduated with a BS in Movement Science and became connected with Wolverine Support Network first as a member and then as a student leader. Jenna also found and grew her passion for working with students while being the Student Coordinator for Recreational Sports. She recently graduated with her Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois-Chicago, where she also worked as a Graduate Assistant for Campus Recreation.

 

Throughout her professional and personal experiences, Jenna has grown to recognize the simple, and yet often difficult to find, components of our human experience that hold us all together: connection and genuine acceptance. She is passionate about helping to create opportunities for these things to take root as students and people navigate new spaces and challenging obstacles throughout their lives.

Samuel Orley

Samuel Orley is a Private Equity Associate at Ridgewood Infrastructure and previously served as an Investment Banking Associate at Greentech Capital, a sustainability-focused advisory firm. He graduated with Distinction from University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, where he served as Wolverine Support Network's Executive Director. During this time, the organization grew to 600+ students and received interest from students and administrators at 40+ universities across the country.

 

In loving memory of his brother George, Sam is determined to transform the social stigmas, timing inconveniences and financial burdens often associated with mental health and help-seeking. At Ross, he participated in the Center for Positive Organizations' Magnify Immersion Program and as a panelist or keynote for various mental health-related events. He has served as a Member of Mental Health America's Collegiate Mental Health Innovation Council (CMHIC) and was the 2018 recipient of UM Depression Center's Student Mental Health Advocate Award and JED Foundation's Student Voice of Mental Health Award.

Sarah Dalley

Sarah Dalley is a Product Marketing Manager at Oscar Health, a technology-driven health insurance company, where she focuses on member engagement, helping members find the right care at the right time. Previously, as the Senior Brand Manager at AEDIT, a tech start-up in the medical aesthetics space, she helped shape the brand on the principles of individuality and empowerment to be oneself. 

 

Throughout her professional and personal career, Sarah has been a witness to and a proponent of the power of communications; she is passionate about using conversation to form meaningful connections and facilitate positive change. In memory of the lives of her friends, Sarah is passionate about mental health advocacy and is devoted to using her marketing and communications work to improve the conversation and remove the stigma.

 

She graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Communications.