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Aaron Brown - Aaron is a second-year student at Booth, pursuing concentrations in economics, entrepreneurship, and finance. Prior to business school, he worked for three years at The Cambridge Group, a boutique strategy consulting firm in Chicago, where he dealt with clients in the retail, CPG, and financial services industries. Before that, he spent two years at BNP Paribas and worked on a structuring desk in its securitization group. This past summer, Aaron interned at The Boston Consulting Group's Chicago office, working on a manufacturing case for a major U.S. retailer. He'll be returning to BCG as a full-time consultant in the fall. Aaron earned his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Chicago. At Booth, he is a LEAD Facilitator, co-chair of the Dean's Student Alumni Relations group (DStAR), and a member of the Management Consulting Group (MCG), Net Impact, BoothEd Group, Wine Club, and Belgian Club.
Alyssa Premji - Alyssa is a second-year student at Booth, pursuing concentrations in economics, general management, and operations management. Prior to business school, she spent three years at a healthcare consulting firm where she worked closely with hospitals in helping them improve their revenue cycle performance. This past summer, Alyssa interned at DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc., where she worked on a cost-cutting strategy associated with renal vitamins. Upon graduation, Alyssa will join Deloitte's Strategy & Operations practice in Dallas, Texas. Alyssa earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley. At Booth, she is an Admissions Fellow, co-chair of the Healthcare Group, and a member of the Epicurean Club, Management Consulting Group (MCG), and Chicago Women in Business (CWiB).
Chris Hauck - Chris is a second-year student pursuing concentrations in econometrics, entrepreneurship, and marketing management. Prior to Booth, he worked for the Meredith Corporation doing digital strategy and analysis for a variety of Fortune 500 clients. Chris spent his summer interning for McKinsey & Company in the San Francisco office and will be returning full-time as an associate after graduation. At Booth, Chris has been an active member of the Business Solutions Group (BSG), Management Consulting Group (MCG), Epicurean Club, and OUTreach (LGBTQ Students and Allies). Chris is a native Californian who grew up in Sacramento and attended UCLA for his undergraduate degree. He is an avid sports fan, theater goer, and craft beer enthusiast. This summer, he will be hiking to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro with fellow Boothies before moving to the Bay Area.
Drew Hoffman - Drew is a second-year student at Booth pursing concentrations in entrepreneurship, finance, and marketing management. Prior to business school, Drew worked as a trader for Bank of America for one year and then spent three years as a project management consultant serving federal clients. Drew spent his summer at Ernst & Young in their Transaction Advisory Services practice, and he will be returning to E&Y full-time after graduation in Chicago. Drew earned his bachelors of science in engineering from Duke University, where he double majored in mechanical engineering and economics.
Elizabeth Kim - Elizabeth is a second-year at Chicago Booth, pursuing concentrations in entrepreneurship, general management, and operations management. Prior to business school, she was an advisory manager at Deloitte & Touche and spent six years advising clients on accounting matters. She worked for four years in the Los Angeles audit practice and then two in the McLean, Virginia accounting advisory practice. Elizabeth interned with McKinsey here in Chicago, working in the business technology office. She will be returning to the firm as a generalist. Elizabeth earned her B.A. in anthropology with a minor in management from the UCLA. At Booth, she is an Admissions Fellow, co-chair of the Management Consulting Group (MCG), as well as the Latter-Day Saints Student Association (LDSSA). Additionally, she is a research assistant for Professor Harry L. Davis and a member of the Epicurean Club and Chicago Women in Business (CWiB).
Elspeth Wilde - Elspeth is a second-year student at the Booth, pursuing concentrations in finance, economics, and marketing management. Prior to business school, she worked for three years in buying and merchandise planning at the Saks Fifth Avenue corporate office across a variety of departments, including beauty/cosmetics, women's apparel, as well as fine and trend jewelry. Elspeth spent her summer interning for Kurt Salmon as a senior consultant intern in their Retail & Consumer Products Group in New York City. She will be starting full-time in the fall as a consultant for The Cambridge Group in Chicago. Elspeth earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. At Booth, she is an Admissions Fellow, Career Advisor, and a member of the Management Consulting Group (MCG), Marketing Group, Retail, Apparel, and Luxury Group, as well as Chicago Women in Business (CWiB).
Janice Farrar - Associate Director, Career Services, Employer Relations -
Janice Farrar has been a member of the employer-facing team of the Career Services relationship management team at Chicago Booth since 1998. In her role, Farrar cultivates relationships with firms that have an established presence among students and alumni, including companies that participate in the campus recruiting process. Prior to joining Chicago Booth, Farrar spent three and a half years at Bank of America, where she was instrumental in developing a Quality Excellence Program for the Document Processing Center. In her time at Booth, Farrar has devoted herself to maintaining the high quality reputation of Chicago Booth. She is primarily responsible for maintaining established relationships with firms within the following industries: advertising, consulting and professional services, consumer (consumer packaged goods, food/beverage/tobacco, hospitality, retail), health care, pharmaceuticals, and biopharma.
Kylie Wilcer - Assistant Director of Admissions -
Kylie joined the Admissions team in March of 2014. In addition to serving on the Admissions Committee, Kylie works with the Outreach team on projects involving the prospective student experience as well as social media.
Prior to joining Chicago Booth, Kylie was an Associate Consultant with a boutique public relations firm working with clients in the beauty and fitness industries. Kylie has also held internship roles with nonprofit organizations including the Boys & Girls Club. She truly enjoys giving back to the community and volunteering in her spare time.
Kylie earned her bachelor's degree in communications and international studies from Indiana University, where she competed on her sorority's team in the largest collegiate bike race in the United States, the Little 500. Full of school spirit, she still cheers on the Hoosiers and makes the trek to Bloomington as often as possible.
Natalia San Roman - Natalia is a second-year student at Booth, pursuing concentrations in econometrics and statistics, entrepreneurship, and strategic management. She worked for four years in management consulting at APOYO Consultoria, a leading professional services firm, in her home country Peru. One year before business school, she joined the family business, a footwear manufacturer. Natalia spent her summer interning for Cencosud, a leading retailer in Chile, working for the Home Improvement Division as a project manager. She will be starting full-time in the fall as a consultant for Bain in Mexico City. Natalia earned her undergraduate degree in economics from Universidad del Pacifico in Peru. At Booth, she is co-chair for PhotoBooth, Giving Something Back Club, and the Family Enterprise Group.