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Leadership Consultants

Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc. employs a phenomenal staff, with the largest number of employees serving as consultants who work directly with our collegiate chapters and colonies. Each consultant brings exceptional experience, a set of skills, and passion for his work. Take a moment to meet these young alumni who dedicate their time and talents working to improve the fraternal experience, one chapter/colony at a time.

Benjamin Astrum (Virginia Wesleyan)

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Benjamin joined the General Fraternity staff in June 2020. He graduated from Virginia Wesleyan University in May 2019 with a degree in political science and economics. He also has a certificate in international organizations and diplomacy.

During his time in the Iota Beta chapter, Benjamin served as Treasurer, Sentinel, and Public Relations Chairman, and served on multiple committees. Outside of Sigma Nu, he served as Vice President of Communications and Programming for IFC, Greek Week Director, Head Delegate for Model UN, Greek Life Representative for SGA, Resident Assistant, and was a member of the tennis team.

Benjamin was born in Walnut Creek, California, and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Jacksonville, Florida. After his time on staff, he plans to work as a paralegal and explore his interest in the legal field.

Benjamin will consult the following chapters: Beta, Beta Alpha, Beta Iota, Beta Rho, Delta Beta, Delta Gamma, Delta Phi, Delta Sigma, Epsilon Theta, Eta Pi, Gamma Delta, Iota Delta, Iota Sigma, Kappa Delta, Kappa Lambda, Kappa Zeta, Lambda Eta, Mu Chi, Mu Pi, Theta Xi, Zeta Sigma

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Rhys Collins (East Carolina)

Rhys joined the General Fraternity staff in June 2019. He graduated from East Carolina University in May 2019 with a degree in music education.

As a member of the Eta Beta Chapter, Rhys served as Commander, Social Chairman, Homecoming Chairman, and IFC President for his community. He also served as one of four undergraduates on the Chancellor’s Greek Life Task Force and the Chancellor’s Round Table. In these positions, Rhys devoted his time to make sure that not only his Sigma Nu brothers but all Greek students were advocated for.

Rhys enjoys playing ice hockey and even played for four years on ECU’s club team. He likes to spend his free time working out, playing Xbox, and listening to music. Following his time on staff, Rhys plans to serve in the Navy and eventually teach high school band.

Rhys will consult the following colonies: Epsilon Alpha, Zeta Lambda 

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Ryan Ewing (Drury)

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Ryan joined the General Fraternity staff in June 2020. He graduated from Drury University in May 2020 with a degree in ACS biochemistry and a minor in physics.

As a member of the Epsilon Beta Chapter, Ryan served as Commander, Lt. Commander, and IFC Sr. Vice President. Outside of Sigma Nu, he was the President of both the Honors Student Association and Society of Physics Students for two terms, and an Orientation Leader. In taking up these positions, Ryan successfully developed and implemented positive changes within the student body by being a role model for students.

Ryan is originally from Garland, Texas, a suburb in the Dallas area. He enjoys spending his free time playing video games, listening to music, and experiencing all that life has to offer.

Ryan will consult the following chapters: Beta Omicron, Delta Eta, Delta Iota, Delta Omicron, Delta Rho, Delta Tau, Epsilon Eta, Epsilon Lambda, Epsilon Sigma, Eta Theta, Gamma Chi, Gamma Eta, Gamma Omicron, Gamma Tau, Gamma Xi, Gamma Zeta, Lambda Delta, Mu Kappa, Rho, Sigma, Theta Sigma, Zeta Nu 

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Michael Lay (Arkansas-Fort Smith)

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Michael joined the General Fraternity staff in June 2020. He graduated from the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith in May 2020 with a degree in media communications and a minor in speech.

During his time in the Nu Alpha Chapter, he served as Lt. Commander, Chaplain, LEAD Chairman, and Community Service and Philanthropy Chairman, as well as serving on numerous committees. He also served on the IFC for three years, including a term as Vice Chairman. Outside of the fraternity, he was heavily involved in Student Government.

Michael is originally from Pottsville, Arkansas. In his free time, he loves fishing, watching sports, and anything that has to do with the water – boating, floating, and the like.

Michael will consult the following chapters: Beta Tau, Delta Alpha, Epsilon Chi, Epsilon Rho, Eta Beta, Eta Chi, Eta Epsilon, Eta Mu (A), Eta Rho, Gamma, Gamma Gamma, Gamma Iota, Gamma Nu, Gamma Pi, Iota Beta, Kappa Epsilon, Lambda Pi, Mu Eta, Nu Delta, Psi, Theta Theta, UT Chattanooga 

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Austin Lloyd (Arkansas-Fort Smith)

Austin joined the General Fraternity staff in June 2019. He graduated from the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith in December 2018 with a degree in animation technology.

During his time in the Nu Alpha Chapter, he served as Recorder, Marshal, and Recruitment Chairman, as well as serving on numerous other committees. Outside of Sigma Nu, he was a two-term President of the Student Government Association, New Greek Member of the Year, and Greek Man of the Year. He also served as a Resident Assistant and as the Alcohol and Drugs Awareness Chair for his university’s peer education program.

Austin is originally from Pearland, Texas, a suburb in the Houston area. He enjoys traveling, watching a variety of sports, and spending time outdoors.

Austin will consult the following chapters: Beta Chi, Beta Psi, Epsilon Omicron, Epsilon Pi, Eta Delta, Eta Iota, Eta Phi, Eta Tau, Eta Upsilon, Iota Kappa, Iota Theta, Kappa Eta, Kappa Rho, Lambda Chi, Lambda Epsilon, Lambda Upsilon, Mu Upsilon, Zeta Chi, Zeta Kappa, Zeta Pi, Zeta Upsilon, Zeta Xi 

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Hayden Pilcher (Northwestern State)

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Hayden joined the General Fraternity staff in June 2020. He graduated from Northwestern State University in May 2020 with a degree in business administration.

During his time in the Mu Rho chapter at NSU, Hayden served as Lt. Commander, Recorder, and Recruitment Chairman. On-campus, Hayden served as a Freshman Orientation Staff Leader and as a member of the Student Government Association. Hayden was also named a member of the 2018 Homecoming Court his junior year.

Hayden was raised in Shreveport, Louisiana, and enjoys playing sports with friends, working out, and making music. He is a diehard Dallas Cowboys, LSU Tigers, and LeBron James fan. Following his time on staff, Hayden plans to move to Dallas to start a career in business.

Hayden will consult the following chapters: Beta Theta, Delta Epsilon, Epsilon Beta, Epsilon Xi, Eta Nu, Eta Zeta, Gamma Upsilon, Iota, Iota Gamma, Iota Lambda, Lambda Phi, Lambda Theta, Mu Beta, Mu Tau, Nu, Nu Alpha, Nu Beta, Phi, Theta, Theta Gamma, Zeta Psi 

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Joey Rizzo (South Florida)

Joey joined the General Fraternity staff in June 2019. He graduated from the University of South Florida in May 2019 with a degree in finance.

During his time in the Theta Alpha Chapter, Joey served as Lt. Commander and Recorder, as well as being a part of the chapter’s homecoming committee. Outside of Sigma Nu, he has participated in USF’s yearly Stampede of Service to help underprivileged communities in the greater Tampa Bay area and previously worked for a local political campaign.

Born and raised in Central Florida, Joey’s hobbies vary from fishing to hiking and just about anything that includes the outdoors. He is a huge Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Boston Red Sox fan, but enjoys following all professional sports. After his time on staff, he would like to either move back to Florida and find a position in the finance field or continue his education.

Joey will consult the following colonies: Beta Zeta, Florida Atlantic 

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Anthony Tornini (Central Oklahoma)

Anthony serves as the Associate Director of Chapter Finance. 

During his time in the Mu Tau Chapter, Anthony served as Lt. Commander, Treasurer, LEAD Chairman, Recruitment Chairman, House Manager, and Homecoming Chairman. He also served on his chapter’s judicial board and the IFC judicial board. He was recognized by his chapter with the Most Active Member and Officer of the Year awards. Outside of the Fraternity, Anthony interned as a development and education intern with the YWCA of Oklahoma City and was also recognized for his leadership by the University of Central Oklahoma.

Anthony is originally from Houston, Texas, but has lived most of his life in Edmond, Oklahoma. He current resides and works from Orlando. In his free time, he enjoys attending car shows and going to the shooting range. Following his time on staff, Anthony hopes to become a member of the law enforcement community and one day work with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Anthony also serves as a consultant to the following chapters: Eta, Eta Gamma, Gamma Alpha, Iota Pi, Kappa, Mu, Mu Xi, Theta Kappa, Theta Pi 

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Christopher Brenton (North Carolina State)

Christopher serves as the Director of Chapter Services. He is responsible for the development and maintenance of programs and resources contributing to successful chapter operations. Among Christopher’s primary responsibilities are oversight of the Fraternity’s Helping Hand Initiative and management of the Best Practices Library and officer resource pages. He is also responsible for co-supervision of the Leadership Consultant Program.

Christopher holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing and a minor in design studies from North Carolina State University. He also recently obtained his master’s degree in higher education administration from North Carolina State University. Christopher and his wife, Meredith, live in Columbia, S.C. Christopher enjoys spending time with friends and family, watching movies, and listening to podcasts.

Christopher also serves as a consultant to the following chapters: Delta, Eta Omicron, Gamma Phi, Kappa Chi, Lambda Omicron, Mu Phi, Mu Rho, Mu Zeta, Theta Lambda, Theta Zeta, Zeta Theta 

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Daniel Dickie (Central Florida)

Daniel serves as a Director of Risk Reduction. He is responsible for assisting with the management of the on and off-site investigation and membership review processes for the Fraternity, creating remediation plans, and assisting with health and safety, risk reduction, and prevention related projects.

Daniel was born in Athens, GA, and has lived in Athens, Hattiesburg, MS, Orlando, FL and Lexington, VA. He received a B.S. in Psychology with a certificate in Criminal Profiling from the University of Central Florida in 2015 and a Master’s in Psychology at Pepperdine University in 2019. He has aspirations to earn a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. He currently lives and works out of Orlando, and is active in the community through volunteer research positions, coaching, and facilitation. He enjoys cooking, spending time with friends and family, watching and playing soccer, and cheering on UCF and Orlando sports.

Daniel also serves as a consultant to the following chapters: Epsilon Kappa, Epsilon Zeta, Gamma Kappa, Mu Iota, Theta Alpha, Zeta Omicron 

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Adam Girtz (North Dakota State)

Adam serves as the Associate Director of Member Engagement. His time is split between supporting alumni volunteers and collegiate chapters. His alumni work is focused on chapters, clubs, and events. His work with chapters is related to risk reduction, health and safety, and remediation.

Adam was raised in Becker, MN. He likes to spend his free time outdoors, snowboarding and hiking when the weather allows. He currently resides and works from Des Moines, IA.

Adam also serves as a consultant to the following chapters: Beta Beta, Beta Upsilon, Delta Theta, Epsilon Mu, Gamma Beta, Gamma Mu, Lambda Gamma, Theta Eta, Theta Nu, Theta Rho, Zeta Phi 

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Tyler Richter (South Florida)

Tyler serves as a Director of Risk Reduction. He is responsible for assisting with the management of on-site and off-site investigation and membership review processes for the Fraternity, creating remediation plans, and assisting with health and safety, risk reduction, and prevention-related projects.

Tyler was raised in Titusville, FL, and received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of South Florida. He resides in Tampa with his wife, Lindsay, and two cats. He enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling around the country, playing tennis, and cheering on the USF Bulls.

Tyler also serves as a consultant to the following chapters: Delta Mu, Epsilon Delta, Epsilon Epsilon, Kappa Pi, Kappa Theta, Mu Psi 
 
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