Wade Draper

President, VP of Professional Development

Wade Draper is a junior from Highland, Utah. He is pursuing a degree in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations at Utah Valley University expecting to graduate in the Spring of 2018.

Over the past three years, Wade has developed organizational, management and leadership skills by holding multiple in-house PR positions for companies such as Amara Day Spa, Salon & Boutique, Sewell Direct, and doTERRA International. 

Wade has been a member of PRSSA for two years and is currently serving on the Executive Board as the VP of Advocacy; he also currently serves as the Director of Lodging & Hospitality for the UVU PRSSA Regional Conference. His love for PR and PRSSA has continued to grow over the past year while serving in PRSSA. He has developed a strong PR network and has had hands on involvement with the inner workings of UVU’s chapter. Wade hopes to continue the tradition of UVU PRSSA remaining a nationally recognized chapter and intends to help every UVU PR student find a home in PRSSA.

In his spare time, Wade enjoys going to Disneyland, collecting vinyl records, searching for new recipes to cook, and meeting new people.