Brian Hickey is currently a business student at Babson College, concentrating in entrepreneurship and marketing. He serves as a Babson Social Media Ambassador, providing insight into life at Babson and sharing stories with the community. As a Babson College Weissman Scholar, Natalie Taylor (Bernon) Scholar, and a Foot Locker/Do Something Scholar Athlete, Brian seeks to use his intellectual passion and leadership skills to positively impact the community.
Brian currently serves as the Webmaster for the USA Track & Field Adirondack Association, and he assists the organization with its website and social media presence. In addition, Brian was the Founder and Webmaster of a nationally recognized high school running website, which provided coverage of the sports of cross country and track and field on a statewide and national level through which he promoted the sport and its athletes. Brian continues his passion for running as a member of the Varsity Cross Country and Track and Field Programs at Babson College.
Globally, he is involved in social entrepreneurship and he does volunteer works to create business opportunities in rural Uganda. As Co-Founder of the Engeye Teen Connection and a member of the Engeye Scholars Advisory Council, he works to empower teens and youth to make a global difference in rural Uganda through education, business, and healthcare. He personally traveled to Uganda in July 2011 to provide educational support and explore sustainable business opportunities for local villagers, a project he is currently pursuing.
Student at Babson College
Marketing Intern at Janji
Supporting marketing efforts for socially responsible apparel start-up company.
Social Media Ambassador at Babson College
2012 - Present
Ambassador for Babson College through Social Media. The Social Media Ambassadors provide key insights into life at Babson and tell true Babson stories - appreciated by the entire community.
USATF Adirondack Webmaster at USA Track & Field
2011 - Present
Maintain website and social media presence for the USA Track & Field Adirondack Association and provide technical assistance.
MixItMug: Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility
2012 - 2013
Managed Corporate Social Responsibility for Student-Run Business MixItMug: The Self-Stirring Mug that Gives Back. Supporting global entrepreneurship and development in rural Uganda.
Co-Founder and Advisory Council at Engeye Teen Connection
2008 - 2013
Empowering teens and youth to make a global difference in rural Uganda through various events and fundraising efforts. Traveled to Uganda in July 2011 to support this initiative.
Fit Expert at Fleet Feet Sports
2010 - 2013
Running Specialty Retail Store; Customer Service driven fit process to assist those living or beginning an active lifestyle.
Assistant Director at Pyramid Running Camp
2011 - 2012
Webmaster & Social Media Marketing, Camp Registration, Technical Support and Camp Management during the season.
Founder & Webmaster at Shakerrunning
2007 - 2012
Created and maintained a website to feature local, statewide, and national high school running. Provided content to promote the sport and athletes (articles, results, interviews, photos, etc).
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, 2012 - 2016
Activities and Societies: Babson Social Media Ambassadors, Honors Program, Weissman Scholars Program, Natalie Taylor (Bernon) Scholar, Varsity Cross Country/Track & Field
Shaker High School
2008 - 2012
Activities and Societies: President Students Organized for Service (SOS) Club, Sports Editor for School Newspaper, National Honor Society, Business Club, Cross Country/Track & Field, World of Difference Club
Honors and Awards:
Honors Program, Deans List, Natalie Taylor (Bernon) Scholar, Business Review 40 Under 40 Future Business Leader of America Award, Babson College Weissman Scholar, Foot Locker Scholar Athlete, "Best HS Cross Country Website in America" by National HS Coaches Association Cross Country Division, Selected to Attend Babson 4U Retreat, PwC xAct Accounting Case Competition College Level Winners