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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 serve as project manager for the expansion effort at Gamma Theta (Cornell).

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 Beta, Beta Eta, Beta Iota, Beta Upsilon, Beta Zeta, Delta Alpha, Delta Theta, Epsilon Chi, Epsilon Mu, Epsilon Rho, Eta Mu (A), Gamma Beta, Gamma Gamma, Gamma Mu, Gamma Nu, Gamma Tau, Kappa Lambda, Lambda Delta, Lambda Gamma, Theta Eta, Theta Nu, Theta Rho, Zeta Phi 

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Nick Lanier (Midwestern State)

Nick joined the General Fraternity staff in June 2021. He graduated from Midwestern State University in May 2021 with a degree in mass communication with a minor in digital media.

During his time in the Eta Upsilon Chapter, Nick served as Lt. Commander, Chaplain, Recruitment Chairman, Scholarship Chairman, and was a member of several committees. Outside of Sigma Nu, he was a member of the Alpha Gamma Chapter of Order of Omega where he served as President and Membership Intake Chairman, was an Orientation Leader, and an MSU Crew Leader where he led groups of incoming freshmen in activities to make friends, familiarize themselves with the campus, and prepare for their first steps in their collegiate career.

Nick was born in Mesquite, Texas, and graduated high school in Melissa, Texas. However, in between these times, he lived in the United Kingdom for 12 years. He enjoys playing and watching sports, specifically soccer and baseball, and loves to listen to music and play video games. After his time on staff, he plans to either pursue a master’s degree in higher education with the goal of working in the student development office at a university or earn his teaching certificate and coach high school soccer.

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

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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, Eta Beta, Eta Epsilon, Eta Omicron, Eta Rho, Gamma, Gamma Iota, Iota Rho, Kappa Chi, Kappa Epsilon, Mu Eta, Nu Delta, Psi, Theta Theta, Theta Zeta, Zeta Theta

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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 Alpha, Epsilon Omicron, Epsilon Pi, Eta Delta, Eta Iota, Eta Phi, Eta Upsilon, Iota Kappa, Kappa Eta, Kappa Pi, Kappa Rho, Lambda Chi, Lambda Omicron, Lambda Upsilon, Mu Rho, Theta Xi, Zeta Kappa, Zeta Pi, Zeta Upsilon, Zeta Xi

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Mac McNeilly (Huntingdon)

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Mac joined the General Fraternity Staff in June 2021. He graduated from Huntingdon College in May 2021 with a degree in Business Administration.

During his time in the Nu Beta Chapter, he served as Commander, Lieutenant Commander, and Marshal, and was awarded Greek Man of the Year his final semester. While on campus, Mac served for two years on the Interfraternity Council, as the Vice President of the Student Government Association, and as a member of the summer Orientation Team.

Mac is originally from Alexandria, Va. but grew up in Orlando, Fla. He is a loyal Georgia Bulldogs, Miami Dolphins, and Orlando Magic fan. In his free time Mac enjoys golf, working out, video games, and traveling. Following his time on staff, Mac plans to pursue a career in business.

Mac will consult the following chapters: Beta Omicron, Beta Theta, Delta Mu, Epsilon Eta, Epsilon Zeta, Eta, Eta Gamma, Florida Atlantic, Gamma Alpha, Iota, Iota Lambda, Iota Pi, Kappa, Kappa Theta, Lambda Theta, Mu, Mu Beta, Mu Xi, Nu Epsilon, Sigma, Theta, Theta Alpha, Theta Kappa, Theta Pi

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Ryan Perry (Southern Mississippi)

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Ryan joined the General Fraternity staff in June 2021. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in May 2021 with a degree in print journalism.

While a member of the Theta Gamma Chapter, Ryan served as Lt. Commander, Recorder, Scholarship Chairman, Historian, and Assistant Treasurer. During his collegiate career, he also served as a member of the Southern Style Orientation Team, Outreach Chairman for the Student Senate Executive Council, Director of Fundraising for EagleTHON, and was a Discovery Scholar for the Honors College.

Ryan is originally from Flowood, Mississippi, a suburb in the Jackson-Metro area. He’s an avid comic, movie and professional wrestling fan, and can be found writing about such topics at Adventures in Poor Taste.

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

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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: Delta Epsilon, Delta Eta, Epsilon Epsilon, Epsilon Sigma, Epsilon Xi, Eta Nu, Eta Tau, Eta Zeta, Gamma Upsilon, Iota Gamma, Iota Theta, Lambda Epsilon, Lambda Phi, Mu Tau, Mu Upsilon, Nu, Nu Alpha, Nu Beta, Phi, Theta Gamma, Zeta Chi, Zeta Lambda, Zeta Omicron, Zeta Psi 

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