Dan is a junior in the Dyson School, originally from Middletown, NJ. He is concentrating in Agribusiness Management. This past summer, he studied political theory at the London School of Economics. He also worked for the U.S. Navy in Mayport, Florida becoming familiarized with the operational capabilities of the surface Navy aboard a Destroyer. He spent his time off this summer at home helping his family on their fruit and vegetable farm. Outside of DUC, Dan is a Midshipman with Cornell NROTC, president of the Society of Scabbard and Blade, a former president of Cornell Circle K, and is a TA for AEM 2200. In his free time, Dan likes basketball, hiking, rock climbing, reading, and good coffee.
Executive VP & VP Recruitment and Training
Julia Gleason is a sophomore in the Dyson School from Rochester, NY. She plans on double concentrating in entrepreneurship and strategy. Outside of DUC, Julia is the marketing director for the Dyson Inclusion and Diversity Club, a member of the Society of Women in Business, the Society of Women in Law, is a Cornell Tradition Fellow, and is a member of a social sorority, Kappa Alpha Theta. In her free time, Julia enjoys salsa dancing, volunteering, and spending time with friends.
VP Alumni Relations
Sam hails from Carlisle, Massachusetts and is a sophomore in the Dyson School. He hopes to concentrate in entrepreneurship and strategy but is also interested in political science and journalism. In addition to being a member of the Dyson Undergraduate Council, Sam is a member of Cornell Hedge Fund and the social fraternity, Sigma Chi. Sam also plays for Cornell Santos FC, a club soccer team. In his free time, you can find Sam exploring new music genres, reading the news, watching Tom Brady highlight videos, or hanging out with his friends.
VP Faculty Engagement
Taejas is a Sophomore in the Dyson School, concentrating in Finance and Accounting, and is originally from Great Falls, Virginia. This past summer, Taejas interned at both Sotheby's and a financial technology start-up in Washington DC. Aside from the DUC, Taejas is an analyst at Apex Capital, an associate at the Cornell Alpha Fund, and a research assistant in the Dyson School. During his free time, Taejas enjoys napping, watching stand-up comedies, and grabbing exotic foods with friends.
Josephine, a freshman in the Dyson School, is originally from Great Neck, NY. She plans on concentrating in marketing and finance. Aside from the Dyson Undergraduate Council, Josephine is a member of the Society for Women in Business, Cornell Marketing Organization and her social sorority, Sigma Delta Tau. Outside of Warren Hall, you can find Josephine reading, watching the same shows over again, or in Target.
VP Prospective Students
Gemma is a sophomore in the Dyson School, originally from Pittsburgh, PA. She plans on concentrating in marketing and entrepreneurship. Aside from DUC, Gemma is a part of Dyson Inclusion and Diversity, Student Assembly, Cornell Fashion Collective, is a Cornell Traditions Fellow, and is a member of a social sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, doing yoga, and shopping.
VP Public Relations
Aditi is a junior from Miami, Fl concentrating in Marketing. This past summer she interned at the Association for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in Sydney, Australia as a marketing intern. Aside from DUC, Aditi is involved with Phi Chi Theta, Food Marketing Fellows, Cornell Marketing Organization, and her social sorority - Alpha Chi Omega. In her free time, Aditi loves to hike and go to the Ithaca Farmers Market.
VP Student Development
Joanna is a freshman from Satellite Beach Florida. She plans on double concentrating in Marketing and Finance while minoring in Fashion Management and Government. Aside from DUC, Joanna is involved with Student Assembly and her social sorority, Pi Beta Phi. In her free time, Joanna enjoys watching girly movies, attending fashion shows, and exercising with friends.
General Body Members
A senior in the Dyson School, Archana was born and raised in India. She is currently concentrating in Entrepreneurship and Finance, and spent her last summer working at a Venture Capital in Southern California. Previously, she had worked on her own non-profit projects and in the Indirect Tax Dept. at EY. Outside of the DUC, she is an analyst for Cornell Venture Capital, the professional outreach chair at Forté Campus @ Cornell, and is involved with the International Students Union. In her free time, she can be found reading or watching TV Shows.
Ari, originally from the neighborhood of Wrigleyville in Chicago, IL, is a junior in the Dyson School concentrating in Finance and Business Analytics. This past summer, he worked in accounting, purchasing and receiving at the Statler Hotel, and in previous summers, he has worked at Perl Mortgage, Inc. On campus, Ari is the Director of Fundraising for College Mentors for Kids and is the social chair for his social fraternity, Sigma Pi. Outside of academics, Ari spends his time religiously following Chicago sports teams, playing golf, and spending time with family and friends.
Arianne is a junior in the Dyson School concentrating in Accounting and Finance, and is originally from Great Neck, New York. This past summer, she was apart of CALS Global Fellows and interned in Sydney, Australia. Aside from DUC, Arianne is an analyst in Cornell Finance Club, a TA for AEM 2225, a RA in Collegetown, and an Operations Intern at the Atkinson Center. In her free time, Arianne enjoys working out, napping, and helping the nonprofit GlamourGals.
Audrey is a junior from New York City in the Dyson School. She is concentrating in Finance and Strategy. Audrey has spent her previous summers working at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Riker Danzig LLP, and at a Princeton Geosciences lab. Last summer, Audrey worked at a hedge fund think tank in NYC. Outside of the DUC, Audrey is involved with a social sorority, Delta Gamma, is a TA for AEM 2200, and pursues research in the Electrical Engineering department. She is also a brand ambassador for daily broadcast startup on the floor of the NYSE, Cheddar. In her free time, she enjoys long-distance running, cooking, art, and spending time with friends and family.
Avirook Upmanyu is a junior in the Dyson School who plans to concentrate in Finance and Business Analytics. He is a published novelist from his high school days in New Delhi, India which is also his home town. Apart from DUC, Avirook is a TA for AEM 2010 and is also a member of a professional business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi. He is also involved with Cornell Business Review and Cornell Current. Last summer, he did foreign exchange hedging at Alexion Pharmaceuticals. In his free time, he enjoys supporting Arsenal F.C., debating and exploring Ithaca.
Connie is a junior in the Dyson School from New York City. She is concentrating in Finance and International Trade & Development. After her freshman year, Connie worked as a Business Development Intern at a tech startup. This past summer, she was a Sophomore Summer Analyst in Morgan Stanley's Institutional Equity Sales & Trading division in NYC. Aside from the DUC, Connie is the Vice President of Operations in her business fraternity, Pi Sigma Epsilon and a bartender. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new food, and spending time with friends and family.
Connor is a junior from Salem, VA who plans on concentrating in Finance and Business Analytics in the Dyson School. Connor spent half of last summer studying management at the London School of Economics and the other half as a business analytics intern at Associated Asphalt in Roanoke, VA. On campus, Connor is a member of Dyson Inclusion and Diversity, the Cornell Alpha Fund, a social fraternity, Phi Kappa Psi, and the club soccer team, Mundial FC. Outside of academics, Connor is an avid sports and hip-hop fan, and enjoys music festivals and professional sporting events.
A senior in the Dyson School, Daniel is originally from Staten Island, NY. He is concentrating in Business Analytics with a double major in Information Science. He spent last summer working in the Business Technology group at Pfizer. The year prior to that Daniel worked in Equity Research at Zelman and Associates. Outside of DUC, he is an associate in the Cornell Hedge Fund and in his free time enjoys watching or playing soccer with some friends.
A junior in the Dyson School, Dhanushka is from Colombo, Sri Lanka. She is concentrating in Marketing and Strategy. She pursued a brand management internship at Nestle last summer. Dhanushka is a foodie and is interested in brand management and particularly managing food brands or other CPG brands. Outside of the DUC, Dhanushka is a TA for AEM 2700 Management communication and a project manager for the Cornell Marketing Organization. Dhanushka is a member of CALS ambassadors, Cornell Social Media Ambassadors and is an inaugural member of the Dyson ambassadors. She is also a Research Assistant for the Cornell Food and Brand Lab. During her free time, Dhanushka enjoys watching Netflix, going for yoga, taking long naps, exploring new restaurants in Ithaca with her friends and ticking things off her never-ending bucket list.
Grant Muller is a freshman in the Dyson school from Westchester, New York. He is planning to concentrate in finance with a minor in film, as he is interested in working in the business side of the entertainment industry. Outside of the DUC, Grant is involved in the Cornell Alpha Fund, a small investment fund. In his free time, Grant plays squash and writes creatively.
Kupono is a senior in the Dyson School and is concentrating in Finance. Outside of DUC, he performs and teaches hula to the Cornell community. He also hosted The Cornell Startup Podcast (https://soundcloud.com/ cornellradio-com/sets/the-cornell-startup) where he interviewed Cornell students with startups. In his free time, he likes to make french onion soup and grilled cheese, and he likes to surf when there's a decent wave. You just might see him in Mann Library walking around in his favorite cardigan.
A sophomore in the Dyson School, Jack is originally from Long Island. He hopes to concentrate in entrepreneurship, and possibly pursue a minor in computer science. Besides the Dyson Undergraduate Council, Jack is also a member of the varsity golf team. In his free time, you can find him playing golf, hanging out with friends, or watching his favorite sports teams: the Mets, Jets, and Islanders.
Jennifer Cheng is a junior from Houston, TX in the Dyson School concentrating in Finance and Marketing. This past summer, she worked at HP Inc. in the Personal Systems Quality department and in the accounting department of a remodeling company. She spent previous summers volunteering at a local hospital, as well as training for and running her first half-marathon. Outside of the DUC, she is a TA for AEM 2700 and a member of Cornell's Society for Women in Business. In her free time, Jennifer loves baking sweets, researching celebrity gossip, and spending time with family and friends.
Joseph, currently a freshman in the Dyson School, is originally from Clifton Park, NY. He intends to
concentrate in Finance and Accounting. Outside of DUC, Joseph is a member of the Phi Gamma Nu
business fraternity, Cornell Club Swimming, and Cornell Circle K. In his free time, Joseph loves to swim,
play golf, travel, and watch college hockey.
Lauren is a senior in the Dyson School from Scarsdale, NY. She is concentrating in Finance and minoring in Real Estate. This past summer, Lauren worked on the Power & Utilities investment banking team at Barclays. Her sophomore summer, Lauren worked on the Real Estate, Lodging, and Leisure investment banking team at UBS. Lauren loves traveling and is excited to study abroad this spring. Aside from DUC, Lauren is a Dyson Ambassador, a member of her social sorority, Delta Gamma, as well as a TA for AEM 2100 and AEM 2210. She loves spending time with her friends and family when she is home, watching reality TV, and spinning.
Lee Hofman is a sophomore in the Dyson School from Great Neck, NY. She plans to concentrate in Business Analytics and minor in Information Science. On campus, she is also involved in the Society for Women in Business, her social sorority, Sigma Delta Tau, and is a grader for AEM 2100. In her free time, Lee likes to spend time with friends and family, watch Netflix, and swim in Ithaca's gorges.
Leora Katzman is a junior student in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management from Englewood, New Jersey. She joined DUC in the Fall of her sophomore year. On campus, she is an editorial member of Cornell Business Review, a participant in Cornell TAMID, and a member of her social sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in finance.
A sophomore in the Dyson School, Lily is originally from outside of Philadelphia, PA. She plans to double-concentrate in Finance and Business Analytics as well as minor in English. Outside of the DUC, she is a member of the editorial team for the Cornell Business Review, the Chinese Student Association, and her social sorority, Kappa Delta. In her free time, she likes to listen to music, read, run, and write poetry.
A senior in the Dyson School, Maddie is from the western suburbs of Chicago, IL. She is concentrating in Marketing and minoring in International Development Studies. She has interned as a District Manager Intern at ALDI and a Members and Markets Intern at The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago. Maddie is interested in sports and the global expansion of businesses, as well as the intersection of marketing with data analytics. Outside of DUC, Maddie is the manager for Cornell's Varsity Women's Basketball team and is a Head TA for AEM 2700 and a TA for AEM 3249. Maddie is a member of the ILR Sports Business Society and is involved with the Dyson Leadership Development Program. In her free time, she enjoys watching/playing basketball, running, writing letters and enjoying time with friends exploring Ithaca and hiking.
Matias is a sophomore in the Dyson School concentrating in Finance, and is originally from Irvine, CA. Last summer, he was a finance intern for the Fox Networks Group. Outside of DUC, Matias is a member of the Cornell Business Review and his social fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, watching movies, and hanging out with friends.
Michelle is currently a junior in the Dyson school concentrating in Marketing and minoring in Psychology . She has lived in eight places over the years, but she spent the majority of her life in New Jersey and Shanghai. This past summer, she worked at an apparel start-up company in San Francisco as a marketing intern. Outside of DUC, she is involved in Cornell Marketing Organization as a project manager, Dyson Inclusion and Diversity (DYSID), Thread Magazine, and her social sorority, Alpha Xi Delta. She is also a research assistant for the Fisher Behavior Economics Lab. Michelle is also currently working with the New York startup, Mogul, a social media platform for women, to expand their presence on Cornell's campus. In her free time, Michelle loves to hike, film travel videos, and experimenting with fusion foods.
Nina Dheer is a sophomore in the Dyson School from Scarsdale, NY. She plans to concentrate in Business Analytics and Finance. On campus, she is also part of Pi Sigma Epsilon professional business fraternity, Society for Women in Business, and her social sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma. In her free time, Nina likes to spend time with friends and family, watch Netflix, and go running.
Paulette is a senior concentrating in Food Industry Management and minoring in French. She spent this past summer at Facebook as a Global Marketing Solutions intern and has previously interned in Ecuador with the Superintendencia de Control del Poder de Mercado. Outside of DUC, she is a member of Slope Media and SWIB, as well as a caller at the Cornell Annual Fund. She has also served as a Food Marketing Fellow, Cornell Tradition Fellow, and CALS Ambassador. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, eating fruit, and swing dancing.
Reed is from Rye, NY and is currently a senior in the Dyson School where he concentrates in Finance and minors in Real Estate. Reed has previously had internships in the finance and real estate sectors. Most recently, he was a Summer Analyst at Dyal Capital Partners, a private equity firm within Neuberger Bergman. For the previous two summers, he was a Summer Research Analyst at BCP Securities, a boutique investment bank focused on emerging-market credit. On campus, Reed is also Senior Associate in the Cornell Alpha Fund and in the Cornell Real Estate Club. Beyond school, Reed enjoys playing golf and traveling.
Sarah is from New York City and is currently a freshman in the Dyson School. She is concentrating in Agribusiness Management and minoring in both Italian and Computer Science. In addition to her involvement in the Dyson Undergraduate Council, Sarah is a passionate member of Cornell Hydroponics, serves as VP of Caffè Italiano (Cornell’s Italian Club), and is in a social sorority, Alpha Phi. Aside from these involvements, Sarah enjoys traveling, visiting the Ithaca Farmers' Market, and baking.
Sarah is a Junior from Ottawa, Canada in the Dyson School. She is concentrating in Strategy and Entrepreneurship. On campus, Sarah is involved with a consulting group, is an Information Specialist for Cornell Tour Guides, and a TA for AEM 1200. Outside of academics, Sarah enjoys yoga, planning events, and spending time with friends and family. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in event services.