Jarid Raftery

Jarid Raftery is a senior studying marketing with a concentration in advertising and promotion with a French Studies minor. His high energy, enthusiasm and ambition have led to opportunities at a variety of industry related internships. Jarid has worked for Ontrend International and Cammack Health LLC, which focus on marketing consulting, as well as Lockard & Weschler Direct, a media agency focusing on direct response television. His ability to transfer concepts learned in the classroom to agency experiences has allowed him to adapt to any company culture. Complementing his minor, Jarid spent the Spring 2013 semester studying abroad at the Centre D'Etudes Franco Americain de Management in Lyon, France. Jarid has been recognized for his academic achievements by making the Dean's List and receiving the Figueroa Family Scholarship to enable him to study abroad. While there, he worked on enhancing his French language skills and traveled around France and throughout Europe. Jarid has demonstrated leadership experience as a Village Director at the YMCA Camp Abnaki, where he served as a direct supervisor for ten staff members over the course of ten weeks. He utilized his strong public speaking abilities combined with his creative ideas to contribute to the team; Jarid contributed heavily to the media and strategy & integration departments as an ad team member while preparing to present the campaign. While he is passionate about consulting and media, he is open to any marketing opportunities. Jarid seeks to use his intuitive marketing spirit to match strategies with regions, people, and cultures to create the global market of the future. For more information please visit Jarid's personal website.