Rajan Chitrao is a four-year DECA member from South Carolina and has the leadership styles of energizer and driver. After serving as a chapter leader his sophomore year, he realized the leadership opportunities DECA provides and utilized those platforms for the betterment of his fellow members. Having completed terms as Vice President of Finance and President for South Carolina DECA, he has always strived to ensure that service to DECA’s members is his top priority. With years of leadership experience, he loves to share the lessons he has learned with anyone willing to listen. Rajan has competed in Automotive Services Marketing, qualifying for ICDC all four years, and loves to help members better prepare for their competitive events. He plans to increase networking opportunities and promote unity across the Southern Region throughout the year. Rajan loves to talk and is extremely social so don’t hesitate to reach out to him! Beyond DECA, Rajan is an avid debater and regularly participates in motorsport in SCCA Solo events. He also enjoys public speaking, working on his 1992 Mazda Miata and road cycling. He currently attends Clemson University’s Honors College to study mechanical engineering.
How to Maximize Your Chapter’s Recruitment
With the 2021-22 academic year fast approaching, recruiting new members for your local DECA chapter is almost certainly at or near the top of every leadership team’s agenda. Since last year was so hard on chapters, this year is the perfect opportunity for you to bounce back. Follow these tips to maximize your chapter's recruitment.
How to Maximize Your SummerJob or Internship Experience
From bagging groceries to working with your dream company, many students choose to use their free time during the summer to get a job. Using these tips, you’ll be able to maximize the experience you receive from holding such a position.