Field Executives

Field Executives are the frontline resource consultants for Theta Chi Fraternity. They are experts in the fields of recruitment, expansion, chapter operations, best practices, and fraternity knowledge—both historical and current. A recruit for the Field Executive position is a charismatic gentleman, a purposeful listener, and a concrete-thinking troubleshooter; Field Executives are selected from the best-of-the-best of Theta Chi Fraternity’s recent graduates.

Daniel Conner (Beta Phi/Nevada 2018)

Daniel graduated from The University of Nevada, Reno (Reno, NV) in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in business marketing. As a collegian, Daniel held the positions of President, Secretary, and Marshal for the Beta Phi Chapter and also served as a member of the school’s Interfraternity Council. He has specific interests in social media marketing as well as woodworking, and built custom cabinets for a local woodshop during his four years in college.

Derek Hatzenbuhler (Phi/North Dakota State 2018)

Brother Hatzenbuhler graduated from North Dakota State University (Fargo, ND) with a Bachelor of Science in strategic communication with a minor in art. He served Phi Chapter as Secretary and President. On campus, Derek was involved with numerous organizations including Student Government, Pi Kappa Phi Honor Society, and Blue Key Honor Society. Before becoming a Field Executive, he was a fellow at Dakota Medical Foundation and worked primarily on Giving Hearts Day, North Dakota’s largest day of giving. Derek is the recipient of the 2017 Reginald E.F. Colley Memorial Trophy and was recognized as a Resolute Man during the 2018 International Convention.

Kofi Ladans (Beta Omicron/Cincinnati 2018)

Kofi graduated from The University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH) with a Bachelor of Arts in communications and minors in political science and economics. As a collegian, Kofi served as Chapter President, Standards Board Chairman and Philanthropy Chairman. Outside of the chapter, he served as a member of the Interfraternity Council, an Undergraduate Student Government Director of Community Affairs & Senator At-Large, member of the Student Alumni Council, Hughes High School tutor, and was the President of the Class of 2018. Kofi is also a member of several local honorary societies including Phi Rho Chi Greek Men’s Honorary, Men of METRO service honorary, and Sigma Sigma Men’s Upper Class Honorary.

Brandon Taylor (Beta Phi/Nevada 2018)

Brandon is a graduate from the The University of Nevada, Reno (Reno, NV) achieving a Bachelor of Science in secondary education. Since joining Theta Chi sophomore year, Brandon was very active with his chapter holding a variety of chairman and executive positions, one of his favorite being Marshal.

Interested in becoming a Field Executive? Send a copy of your resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Chief Operating Officer Ray Vanlanot at rvanlanot@thetachi.org.