Team

Dr. Samuel Certo

Faculty Advisor

CrossLites Team Since 2000

Chasing Wisdom: Finding Everyday Leadership in Business and Life , one of Dr. Certo’s recent books, discusses how to integrate business…

Dr. Samuel Certo

Chasing Wisdom: Finding Everyday Leadership in Business and Life , one of Dr. Certo’s recent books, discusses how to integrate business and Biblical principles and can be used to spur ideas about the types of essays to submit to CrossLites.   Dr. Certo served on the faculties at Ohio University, The University of Hawaii, and Indiana State University. He has published several widely accepted textbooks, including Principles of Modern Management, Business and Strategic Management: Concepts and Applications, Supervision: Quality and Diversity Through Leadership, and Human Relations: Concepts and Skills. Professor Certo has served as the associate editor of Simulation and Games and as a member of the Review Board of the Academy of Management Review. He is a consulting editor for Prentice Hall Publishing Company and is a management consultant to major corporations.

 

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Collyn Welsch

Director of Marketing

CrossLites Team Since Fall 2015

Collyn Welsch was born and raised in Gainesville, Florida.  She graduated from Rollins College with a degree in economics while…

Collyn Welsch

Collyn Welsch was born and raised in Gainesville, Florida.  She graduated from Rollins College with a degree in economics while competing on the Rollins women’s volleyball team.  She is currently in her second year at the Crummer Graduate School of Business in Winter Park, Florida and serves as the Marketing Intern with Orlando City Soccer Club.  She enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing beach volleyball, cooking, and playing with her dogs.

Why Collyn joined CrossLites:

I joined Crosslites because I have a strong belief that hard work should be rewarded and to be in an organization that provides assistance to students who wish to further their education is an honor.  I believe in the Crosslites organization and I feel blessed to work with others who share a similar passion.  I am proud to be a part of an non profit organization that continues to serve its community and impact deserving students across the globe.

 

 

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Sarah Walker

Director of Finance

CrossLites Team since Fall 2015

Sarah grew up in Eustis, Florida and went to Lake Highland Prep.  She studied International Business and Spanish at Rollins College…

Sarah Walker

Sarah grew up in Eustis, Florida and went to Lake Highland Prep.  She studied International Business and Spanish at Rollins College and was part of the 3/2 accelerated management program.  She is now in her second year at the Crummer Graduate School of Business with interests in entrepreneurship and nonprofit.  During her free time, Sarah likes to spend time outdoors running, horseback riding, or doing adventure races.

 Why Sarah joined CrossLites:

 I joined CrossLites because I believe that everyone should have access to education and I want to be a part of an organization that helps students afford education.  Being a part of CrossLites I feel that I am able to help reward students who work hard and who want to further their education.  I love working for a nonprofit, especially one with strong moral standards like CrossLites.

 

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Yasmin Mesbah

Associate Director of Marketing

CrossLites Team Since Fall 2016

Yasmin is from Egypt and was raised in Kuwait where she lived until she moved to the United States in 2008….

Yasmin Mesbah

Yasmin is from Egypt and was raised in Kuwait where she lived until she moved to the United States in 2008. She studied International Business and Political Science at Rollins College. She is currently in her first year at the Crummer Graduate School of Business with interests in marketing and entrepreneurship. Yasmin enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, and spending time with friends.

Why Yasmin joined CrossLites:

I joined CrossLites because I believe in the importance of education and the transformative power it holds. I believe that education provides an opportunity for economic empowerment and that every hardworking student should have equal access to that. I am proud to be part of an organization that helps students attain their dreams and provides assistance to others. I love working with a team that shares a similar vision and passion.

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Lyndal Carter

Associate Director of Finance

CrossLites Team Since Fall 2016

Lyndal was born and raised in Vero Beach, a small town on the east coast of Florida. She was a…

Lyndal Carter

Lyndal was born and raised in Vero Beach, a small town on the east coast of Florida. She was a part of the 3/2 Accelerated Management Program at Rollins College and majored in Sociology. Now, she is a first year student in the Crummer Graduate School of Business. She has a passion for law and the non-profit sector. On her free time, she enjoys working with children, playing the guitar and spending time with friends and family.

Why Lyndal joined CrossLites:

I consider education one of life’s greatest gifts and everyone should have the opportunity to experience it. While it is important to reward students for good grades, I believe it is equally important to reward them for their altruistic endeavors, passion and values. This program affords students the chance to express themselves in a unique and meaningful way. I am honored to work for a non-profit dedicated to changing the lives of devoted and deserving students all over the world.

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