Insights and Advice from Collegiate DECA Alumni on Navigating the Business World
Check out DECA Alumni’s experiences, expertise and advice as former DECA members. Read about how DECA has shaped their careers and futures following college graduation.
From DECA Advisor to Chick-fil-A Owner-Operator
Vince Merrell found ways to encourage youth throughout his career as a DECA advisor and a Chick-fil-A Owner-Operator in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this article, discover how Merrell's path to Chick-fil-A was surprising and unexpected.
DECA Talks: Success Is Impossible Without Failure
Success and fulfillment are not straight lines. Success is impossible without failure. Isaac will show you that regardless of where you are in this organization and no matter how you define success, DECA can start you on your life’s ultimate power trip.
Meet 4 DECA Alumni Who Have Maximized their Momentum
Over its more than 75-year history, DECA has prepared more than ten million members for college and career success. Here's how DECA shaped the career paths of four alumni and advice they wish to share with current members.
Alumni Spotlight: Ramkishore Annachi
Ramki served as DECA’s Southern Region Vice President for the 2020-2021 academic year. He was an avid competitor from North Carolina who was fortunate to have the opportunity to serve at the chapter, association and executive levels of leadership.
Work Out the Stress
Today’s teens pack a lot into their busy schedules, which has caused stress levels and anxiety to increase in recent years. D’Andre Vasquez, DECA’s 2019-2020 High School Division President, discusses how he handles the stress in his life and how you can too!
Watch Now: Leadership Lessons from Geekdom
Learn about the quirky subcultures and communities born out of the fixation of various interests, uncover the powerful success behaviors geeks exhibit, and find practical guidance as an emerging leader and how to tap into strengths in your teams. Watch now.