2023-2024 Executive Board
Will is a second-year MBA student concentrating in Finance.
A native in the city of Buffalo, Will cherishes the opportunity to work in a group of civic-minded professionals whose goal is to serve the city and region. His degrees in History and Political Science from UB, along with experience in managing large food service operations, confer a focus on communication, servant leadership, and making decisions under pressure. Outside of his professional live, Will is a pianist and an avid practitioner of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Boxing.
As President, Will's primary focus is on process improvement, His goal is to make small and measured changes to the group and its operations for a compounding effect. These include better data retention, quantification of the group's impact, and slowly starting to seek clients outside of Western New York.
Vice President & Director of Operations
Akshay is a second year MBA student concentrating in Finance, Analytics and Consulting.
The jack of all trades-carrying work experience in diverse domains such as IT, Operations, Audit, Quality Assurance, Risk Control, Accounting and Finance. He loves to take on challenging roles and has an eye for detail to improvise processes by unconventional ways utilizing technology. Akshay has completed his bachelor's in technology from Symbiosis International University along with a diploma in Business Management.
As Vice President and Director of Operations, Akshay is focused towards collaborating with the consulting clubs of the Universities, spreading the footprint of the group beyond Western New York.
Director of Learning & Development
Jawad is a second-year UB MBA student concentrating in Finance, Analytics, and Consulting.
Jawad has a thirst for knowledge and a fervent desire to help others grow. His adventurous spirit extends beyond the confines of a traditional classroom, often leading him outdoors to seek new experiences. His inherent knack for problem-solving and improving processes is an integral part of his persona.
As the Director of Learning and Development, Jawad's principal objective is to foster a culture that values learning. His goal is to build an environment that not only encourages members to pursue knowledge, but also places the onus of personal development on each individual.
Director of Marketing & Recruitment
Kalvin is a second-year MBA student concentrating in Marketing and Analytics.
A driven professional known for their exceptional work ethic and time management skills. With over five years of experience in the food service industry, Kalvin has honed his ability to understand the needs and wants of others, which has led to the development of his passion for marketing. Outside of Kalvin's professional pursuits, he is an avid weightlifter and traveler.
As Director of Marketing & Recruitment, Kalvin hopes to create value for the Buffalo community and the University by further developing the group's brand awareness and recruiting top-tier MBA talent to the group.
Director of Finance & Special Events
Laura is a second-year MBA student completing a joint BS/MBA program in Industrial Engineering.
Born and raised in Buffalo, Laura's love for community has flourished under working for her hometown's recreation department. Seeing the growth of relationships during this time fueled the belief that special events influence a positive working culture and improve engagement.
As Director of Finance and Special Events, Laura raises money for the group through fundraising events. Her fundraising efforts contribute to club fees and make our UB Management Consulting Group team-building weekends' possible. She aims to enhance group members' experiences through special events.