Sydney Stikeleather is a Marketing Associate at RIA Database. She graduated from UNC Charlotte with a dual degree in Information Technology and Public Relations in May of 2014. While a student at UNC Charlotte, she served as the president of the Baptist Campus Ministry at UNCC, as well as the state president of the Baptist Campus Ministry of North Carolina.
While in college, Sydney also completed three internships. In 2010-2011, Sydney was an intern at Casting Bread Ministries, a Food Pantry in Blowing Rock, NC. In the summer of 2012, Sydney interned at the Metropolitan New York Baptist Association in New York City. In the summer of 2013, Sydney interned at the first club™ in London. At all three internships, Sydney developed her technical, marketing and people skills to accomplish the goals of the respective organizations. At the conclusion of her internships with the first club™ and the Metropolitan New York Baptist Association, Sydney was hired to work remotely from Charlotte.
Sydney worked several other part-time jobs while attending school. She worked at Aerie by American Eagle Outfitters for four-and-a-half years (2008-2013) as a Sales Associate. She gained experience in sales, marketing, branding and customer service, and was consistently a top performer in her outlet store, being recognized for product knowledge and loyalty program promotion. Sydney was a regular nanny for 2 elementary aged boys and continues to babysit on a regular basis for several families.
Sydney has always been very active in her church, working with middle school youth. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, baking and trying new things.