Meet the Council

Etim Edim, MBA '05
Chair

Etim works with Credit Suisse Investment Bank, Equities AMRS CFO, and Global Efficiency Manager. Etim’s primary responsibility includes the monitoring and management of the Equities business expense base globally, and providing financial analysis to drive business decision making and measure business performance.  Prior to Credit Suisse, and upon graduating from Smith’s full time MBA program, Etim spent 3.5 years as a Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting NY. Etim is also an avid golfer.

Graham Garvie '09
Co-Chair

Graham is a Consultant with Lippincott, a global brand strategy and design firm. Graham’s experience includes positioning, customer experience design and naming projects for clients including Citi, Delta and Conde Nast. Prior to joining Lippincott, Graham worked in organization and strategy consulting for Booz Allen Hamilton  and enjoyed internships in advertising, retail marketing and graphic design.

John Coffey, MBA '06
Co-Chair, Programming

John works for American Express where he specializes in financial modeling and valuation.  His team models the values of all prospective and existing consumer and small business accounts in the US and internationally.  In March 2013 he earned his CFA charter.  Prior to joining American Express, John worked for Lockheed Martin for eight years as a software engineer in Rockville, MD.  He lives in New York.

Marla Lewis '09
Co-Chair Programming

Alka Jhaveri '09
Co-Chair, Mentoring and Alumni Engagement

Alka is a MBA Candidate at Columbia Business School. Prior to business school, Alka worked in Strategy & Operations at Deloitte Consulting in NYC, where she focused on clients in the healthcare industry.  In her spare time Alka enjoys long distance running, trying new restaurants, NFL football and spending time with family and friends.

Ananda Kirana, MBA '12
Co-Chair, Mentoring and Alumni Engagement

Ananda is a Senior Marketing Consultant with Verizon Wireless as part of their MBA Marketing Leadership Development Program.  Ananda’s current role includes product management and strategy for the Verizon FiOS product portfolio. Prior to joining Verizon, Ananda spent 3 years as a civil engineer and also enjoyed a stint in the music industry as a sales and marketing consultant.  In his spare time, Ananda enjoys traveling, playing soccer and strumming his acoustic guitar.

John Masoudpour '01, MBA '07
Co-Chair, Mentoring and Alumni Engagement

Megan Lunsford '07
Co-Chair, Corporate Engagement

Corey Rosen '11
Co-Chair, Corporate Engagement

Andrew Kahner '03
Co-Chair, Marketing and Insights

Stacie Large '03
Co-Chair, Marketing and Insights  

Liora Scher '09
Co-Chair, Marketing and Insights

Liora is a PhD Student in Accounting at Baruch College. Before going back to school in Fall 2012, Liora worked at Ernst & Young for 3 years as an auditor and consultant. Her research interests currently include management forecasts, corporate governance and auditing. Liora enjoys cooking and cycling on her free time.

Committee Members

Frank Ferramosca '12
Programming

Frank is a CPA at KPMG. Frank’s experience include Financial Services Audit on Wall Street with time spent working abroad in Oslo, Norway. Today, Frank’s main client is Ambac Financial Group, Inc.

Sarah Patterson, MBA ‘12
Corporate Engagement

Sarah is a Senior Consultant in the Business Planning and Consolidation practice at Optimal Solutions, an SAP Partner. Sarah’s responsible for  varying aspects of the implementation process  including business requirements, solution design, model/report development and project management.  Prior to Optimal Solutions, Sarah worked in finance/business operations within the healthcare sector.