Collegiate DECA

Collegiate DECA is open to all majors.

One word. Awesome.

There are over 15,000 Collegiate DECA members on 250 campuses for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, management, and entrepreneurship. What UNLV DECA members gain from Collegiate DECA are skillsets that can be applicable to any field.

2022-2023 National Theme

DECA members are the driving force of the future.

When you join DECA, you’re a part of something greater; you’re part of an unstoppable force of nearly 150,000 members around the globe.

Unleash your potential by stepping into a leadership position, selecting your competitive event, or participating in a conference. Then, watch your momentum build as you grow your chapter’s membership, advance to higher levels of competition, and amplify your impact in your school, community, and beyond.

The success you achieve in DECA is the initial boost that will launch you into the real world and give you a competitive advantage, starting on day one. As an emerging leader and entrepreneur, you’ll gain the skills and experience needed to overcome any challenge as you propel yourself from the classroom to the board room. You also have the opportunity to stand out and show what you are really made of.

Take your DECA membership to the fullest and get ready to GET THE EDGE!!

Meet your Executive Team

UNLV DECA’s 2022 – 2023 Officer Team will help our chapter GET THE EDGE by powering up legacy systems, adapting to online member engagement, and evolving our chapter for the new generation in the age of the pandemic.

Ela Rivera


Annie Wang

Administrative Vice President

James Rogers

Vice President of Marketing

Samer Youssouf

Vice President of Technology


Mary Martin

Faculty Advisor

Veronica Cazares


Jamie Hillen


Nicholas Huynh

Student Advisor