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Meet the Board


Aaron Ruvalcaba

Aaron Ruvalcaba, President

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Undergraduate: Political Economy, University of California Berkeley

 Program: MBA


“Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light.” – Frida Kahlo

Neelesh Prakash

Neelesh Prakash, Vice President of Marketing

Hometown: Lucknow, India

Undergraduate: Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), BE Mechanical Engineering

Program: MBA


"Today is the first day of the rest of your life." - Charles Dederich


Kehan YingKehan Ying, Vice President of Student Life

Hometown:  Nanjing, China

Undergraduate:  Bachelor of Art in Advertising, Shanghai University of Engineering and Science

Program: MSHRM


“The past will always come and we will accept it”— Hagrid

Tyson Eckersley

Tyson Eckersley, Vice President of Professional Development

Hometown:  Layton, Utah

Undergraduate:  Russian Studies

Program: MBA


"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill


Edgar Kennebrew IIEdgar Kennebrew II, Vice President of Administration

Hometown:  Detroit, MI

Undergraduate:  Industrial and Operations Engineering - University of Michigan

Program: MBA


“If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.” - Henry Ford

Alvaro RamirezAlvaro Ramirez, Treasurer

Hometown: Lima, Peru

Undergraduate Degree: Accounting and Finance

Program: MBA


“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Nachiket JoshiNachiket Joshi, Director of Marketing

Hometown: Pune, India

Undergraduate: University of Pune, B.E Mechanical Engineering

Program: MBA


"There is no such thing as good enough. You, your team, and your equipment must be the best. That is how you will win victories." - Gene Kranz

Jia Dai

Jia Dai, Director of Cultural Affairs

Hometown: Sichuan, China

Undergraduate: Marketing - Fudan University

Program: MS Marketing


When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” Elon Musk


Xiaoli Gao

Xiaoli GaoDirector of Social Events

Hometown: Taiyuan, China

Undergraduate: Forestry Economics& management, Beijing Forestry University 

Program: MSHRM


“You can never tell a book by its cover.” — Edwin Rolfe


Ashley RobinsonAshley Robinson, Director of Administration

Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina

Undergraduate: Winthrop University, BS Psychology

Program: MSHRM


"Anything is possible." - Anonymous