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Brock Gumaer

Fellow of Sports Management & Marketing

Major: Sport Management and Communications 

Graduation Year: 2023

Hometown: Hallstead, Pa

Personality Type: ESFJ, The Consul

What is your favorite part about working with O’Pake?

Getting to meet new people and learn about their interests.  

What are your goals in the future?

To work with a professional sports team. 

How will O’Pake help you reach these goals?

O’Pake can help me reach these goals by introducing me to future employers and help me with networking to gain experience. 

What is your favorite memory at Alvernia?

Playing in the flag football tournament with my friends and just being around my friends and relaxing. 

What made you decide to study at Alvernia?

The class sizes are small, and I believe that helps students learn and connect better with their professors.  I decided that this was the best for me to gain the most learning I can without any major distractions. 

Who or what inspires you and why?

Determination inspires me, determination in all categories, for instance winning.  don’t like to lose and winning brings a sense of gratitude with it.  If you are determined to accomplish something nothing can bring you down. 

What is a quote that you abide by?

Never give up, always fight until the end no matter what the situation is.  Life is going to throw you in many ways, but you need to get up and keep on pushing. 

What is something that someone would be surprised to learn about you?

I love being in the city and experiencing new places and meeting new people.  Even though I am from a small town being in a bigger environment for me expands my personality.