Members – Class of 2014


Allen Kaifei Yao
Industrial and System Engineering

Allen Yao is a junior at the University of Southern California pursuing a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering with an emphasis in Information Systems and Operations Management. Currently, Allen works at USC Information Technology and Development for Enrollment Services and also works at USC Shoah Foundation Insitute. In the past, Allen has interned in Northeast Securities Co.,Ltd as a junior trader trainee, and interned in Runyuan Capital Investment. He is also the Faculty Liaison in Sigma Phi Delta fraternity.


Allison Wisniewski
Industrial and Systems Engineering: Information Systems

Allison Wisniewski is a presidential scholar at the University of Southern California pursuing a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering with an emphasis in Information Systems and Operations Management. Last summer, Allison was an IT intern with Chevron Corporation. The summer prior, she interned with Intel Corporation in its Technology Manufacturing Engineering group. She is Executive Vice President of the Society of Women Engineers, Secretary for the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and a Fellow of the USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study, among other pursuits. After graduation, Allison will be joining McKinsey & Company as a Business Analyst.


Ashley (Yulu) Luo
Economics and Mathematics, Minor in Computer Science

Ashley is currently a Trustee Full Tuition Scholar and Phi Beta Kappa class of 2014 in the Thematic Option Liberal Arts honors program at the University of Southern California. She is pursuing a B.S. in Economics and Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science. She has been involved in leadership in USC Consulting Club since it’s inception, both as VP of Operations and now as Co-President. She has taken up other leadership roles on campus as a Veteran Ambassador to the Dornsife Office of Admission, Thematic Option Student Committee member, and captain of the Trojans Walk MS team. Ashley’s professional experience includes working at G.E. Capital Real Estate as a Portfolio Analytics Intern in summer 2012 to develop a Capital Expenditures Return Analysis model, and 2 years as a Calculus II instructor for the Supplemental Instruction Program. Additionally, she enjoys singing in USC’s Concert Choir.


ben_headshotBenjamin (Yeung Lun) So
Business Administration, Minor in Web Technologies and Applications

Ben is a junior from Hong Kong majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Web Technologies and Applications. He is the Vice President of Business Technology Networking Association, Executive Board Member of “What Matters to Me and Why” speaker series under the Office of Religious Life, and VP of Corporate Relations at UCC. Last summer, Ben interned at with Swire Group’s Cathay Pacific Airways in Hong Kong; he developed a comprehensive online marketing strategy for the airline’s loyalty club and won the Best Team Award to Swire’s New Business Initiative Presentations. Ben also served as USC’s Hong Kong Orientation Advisor. This summer, he’ll be interning at the Boston Consulting Group in Los Angeles.


Chelsie Qiaoyi Zhang
Industrial and Systems Engineering: Operation Management, Minor in Enterprise Information Systems

Chelsie Zhang is a junior (from Beijing, China) at the University of Southern California pursuing a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, with an emphasis in Information Systems and Operation Management. Chelsie has the experience working as an IT Security Intern at BCBG Max Azria Group, and as a Project Assistant at USC Shoah Foundation Institute. At USC, Chelsie is on the executive board of Alpha Pi Mu-the industrial engineering honor society. In the past summer, Chelsie also participated the summer overseas program in Madrid, Spain.


Damir Becirovic
B.S. Business Administration, Minor in Web Technologies and Applications

Damir Becirovic is a junior at the University of Southern California progressing towards a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business and a minor in Web Technologies and Applications at the Viterbi School of Engineering. Damir has previously interned at Apple as a summer financial analyst, Wedbush Securities as a spring analyst, and Flextronics in a corporate strategy role. He has also successfully launched his own venture, Trojan Career Consulting (, which serves to develop the careers of all USC students. On-campus at USC, Damir has served as the Co-President of the Trojan Investing Society and Vice President of Delta Sigma Pi and is a starter for the USC Men’s Soccer team.


Dave Warren
Business Administration, Dual Focus in Finance and Entrepreneurship

Dave is currently a senior at the University of Southern California pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration with a focus in Finance, as well as a minor in Economics. In the past, Dave has worked as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and has also interned in the Operations Department of a startup. During his time at USC, Dave has been awarded Dean’s List honors in six consecutive semesters and is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society.Dave has also been a member of the Value Investing Group and currently plays for the USC tennis team.


Denise Ge
International Relations and Global Business

Denise is an International Relations/Global Business major from New York City.  She has experience working as an intern at the New York office of J.P. Morgan in the Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging Division of its Investment Bank, and as a Summer Analyst at Oberon Securities and StoneCastle Placement Advisors in New York.   This past academic year, she interned with Industry Intelligence in Los Angeles as a Financial Data Analyst.  Denise has also worked on fundraising and development at two major American universities.  Denise is an active member of Society 53, USC’s student-alumni outreach association.  This past year, she held Executive Board positions with the USC Figure Skating Club, USC Building Government and the USC National Residence Hall Honorary.  Denise will be spending the 2012-2013 academic year studying international relations and economic policy at the London School of Economics.


Dhwani Thapar
B.A. in International Relations (Global Business) and Minor in Photography & Social Change 

Dhwani Thapar is a sophomore at the University of Southern California pursuing a Bachelors of Arts in International Relations with an emphasis in Global Business. Raised across four continents, she has extensive international experience and has worked in New Delhi, India; Beirut, Lebanon; and Los Angeles, California. Dhwani is academically interested in international financial management and development economics, and has been a Skills and Employability Specialization research intern at the International Labor Organization’s Regional Office for Arab States. At USC, she has participated as a mentor in programs at the Center for Active Learning in International Studies and is involved with the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy.


Dino Becirovic
B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Minor in Mathematical Finance

Dino Becirovic is an Industrial and Systems Engineering student at the University of Southern California and co-founder of Trojan Career Consulting, a firm started to help USC students prosper in their professional endeavors. Dino has past internship experiences interning with Flextronics in their Server and Storage Division as a corporate development intern, Wedbush Securities in their Private Shares Group as a financial analyst, and Nike as a business systems analyst. While at USC, Dino has participated in the Trojan Investing Society as the CFO-elect, USC Mens Soccer team, and Engineering Honors Program.


Eleanor Bingqing Zhong
Industrial & System Engineering, Minor in Mathematical Finance

Eleanor interned in the Sales Department at GF Securities and Sales & Trading Department at CITIC Securities. Currently, she is a Project Coordinator at Quanco Consulting, the Vice President of the USC Chapter of Global China Connection, and Director of Professional Development in Women’s Student Assembly.



Gloria Leung
Business Administration, Minor in Nonprofits, Philanthropy, and Volunteerism

Gloria Leung is a senior majoring in Business (emphasis in Entrepreneurship) with a minor in Nonprofits. She enjoys staying highly active on campus, currently serving as the director of three student organizations – USC Chamber Ballet Company, USC danSCollaborative, and Students Taking Action in the Name of Diversity (STAND) – and a peer mentor in three programs – APASS PEER, LGBT Peer Mentoring, and I AM Mentoring. Previously, she was also named “Resident Advisor of the Year” and served as a member of Marshall Case Team. Gloria has interned with Target, Wells Fargo, Out for Undergrad, and Teach for America. After graduation, Gloria plans to pursue her passion for education and social justice by joining the 2014 Los Angeles Teach for America Corps.


Jennie Zhou
Computer Science and Business Administration

Jennie Zhou is a current sophomore transfer student from NYU. At NYU, she was the Creative Manager for the official magazine of the Stern School of Business, a publication that updated the university’s students on the events in the commercial world. She is a member of the professional fraternity Delta Sigma Pi, of which she served on the professional committee as a firm recruit. She has worked as an internal audit intern at Knight Capital Group, as well as a finance intern at the asset management firm, Legg Mason & Co.



Jorge Go
Computer Science and Business Administration

Jorge Go is an international student (from the Philippines) majoring in Computer Science and Business Administration, and minoring in Economics. He will be doing an investment banking internship this summer at Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Restructuring Group in LA. Jorge has past experience with Ernst & Young Advisory as a Financial Services Risk Management intern in their Basel III Quantitative Impact Study team in Manila. He has also interned at the Bank of Singapore (formerly ING Asia Private Bank) as a software analyst for the equity derivatives desk in Singapore, and at the Philippine Stock Exchange. Outside UCC, Jorge has been the Technology Chair for the Alpha Lambda Delta national honors society, a Business Manager for the USC Robotics Society, and a Business Microeconomics Teaching Assistant at the Marshall School’s Finance and Business Economics Department.

Joyce Li
Business Administration

Joyce Li is a Presidential Scholar in Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California pursuing a degree in Business Administration with concentration in Finance. Joyce serves on eboard for Trojan Scholars Society, and Traditional Chinese Dance. She is also an active member in Marshall Business Student Government Her work experience include a job at BagSnob Global, and an internship at U.S. Bancorp Mutual Fund Services.


Kim Chu
Business Administration; Specialization in Web Development

Kim Chu is a Trustee Scholar pursuing a B.S. in Business Admninistration with a specialization in Web Development at the University of Southern California. She has previously interned for Raytheon, Eaton Corporation and is currently a business analyst for Sony Pictures Entertainment’s IT department. She is the Vice President of Student Affairs for the Society of Women Engineers, a merit research scholar for the Viterbi School of Engineering and the Assistant Director for Program Board’s Special Events committee. In her free time, Kim enjoys singing, playing the guitar, volunteering and hiking.

Mark Zhong

Mark Zhong

Biomedical Engineering: Biochemical

Mark is currently a senior pursuing a degree in Biomedical Engineering, with a Biochemical emphasis. In addition to his involvement in the USC Consulting Club, Mark is the Outreach Chair for BMEstart, USC’s only medical device design team, Executive Board Member of the Associated Students of Biomedical Engineering, and a member of Tau Beta Pi. Mark has past experience interning in medical informatics and neural implant engineering. Mark is originally from Vancouver, Canada and loves every sport in existence and enjoys learning about ancient Greek and Roman history. 



Meredith Nagler
International Relations – Global Business, Minor in Spanish

Meredith is a junior majoring in International Relations – Global Business with an emphasis in Finance and minoring in Spanish. She was the Spring 2012 Swim with Mike Chair for the USC Helenes and is currently the Scholarship Chair of her sorority. This summer, she will be a global logistics and customs brokerage intern at Expeditors International, a Fortune 500 company, and will be attending summer leadership programs for KPMG and Ernst and Young.





Michael Yoshimura
Political Science, BS in Business Administration

Michael is a senior at the University of Southern California receiving a B.A. in Political Science and a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, and has been awarded Dean’s List honors the past four semesters. Currently, Michael serves as the President of the USC Consulting Club, and has formerly served as the Executive Vice President. Outside of UCC, Michael serves on the Undergraduate Student Government as the Director of Academic Affairs, and works with the Graduate Student Government as a Finance Intern. Michael has previous internship experience at Knightsbridge Branding and CJS Enterprises; he will join FTI Consulting next Fall.


Michelle Hermadi
Business Administration, Accounting, Minor in Musical Studies with Piano Performance Emphasis

Michelle Hermadi is a sophomore student from Indonesia at the University of Southern California, currently pursuing a Bachelors in Business Administration, Accounting, and a minor in piano performance. Initially admitted as a piano performance major at USC Thornton School of Music, this is Michelle’s first semester pursuing educational degrees in Marshall and Leventhal School. Other than her freshman musical involvement with the elite USC Chamber Singers, Michelle has also been an active entrepreneurship mentor and finance committee member of USC Moneythink as well as coordinator of Marshall Women’s Leadership Board’s financial literacy program.


Taylor Jolissaint
Business Administration and Professional & Managerial Communication Studies

Taylor Jolissaint is currently a third year Presidential Scholar at the University of Southern California pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration (Management and Organization) and a minor in Professional and Managerial Communication Studies. Taylor possesses a breadth of work experience and has performed in litigation consulting, financial valuation, asset management, marketing, and business development roles. During her time at USC, Taylor has been on the Dean’s List, a part of the Global Leadership Program in Shanghai, a member of the Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society, and an Editor for the Intercollegiate Finance Journal. Furthermore, she is passionate about writing and hopes to be a nationally published author in the future in addition to pursing a career in Management Consulting.


Trevor Geery
Business Administration

Trevor Geery is a junior at USC majoring in Business Administration. Trevor has experience working as a Financial Analyst Intern at Pinnacle Petroleum and, this past summer, as a Business Analyst Intern at The Boeing Company. Trevor has taken leadership positions in his fraternity, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and he is also a part of the Leaders Program for the Trojan Investing Society.


Victoria Kasar
Business Administration and International Relations (Global Business)

Victoria Kasar is a junior at the University of Southern California pursuing degrees in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business and International Relations-Global Business from the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences. Victoria has previously interned at Gunung Sewu Group, a holding company in Jakarta, Indonesia, as a summer corporate planning intern and Tadpole Event Marketing and Consulting as a market research analyst. On-campus at USC, Victoria serves as Director of Finance and Technology for Los Angeles Community Impact (LACI) consulting club and Director of Host Recruitment and Development for the Marshall International Case Competition. She is also on the leadership development committee and journeyman judicial review board of Delta Omicron Zeta, USC’s leadership fraternity. Recently, she has successfully launched her own student organization, USC Slacklining Club which strives to introduce the art of slacklining to all USC students.
Zhenni Liu
Business Administration and International Relations

Zhenni, pronounced like “Jenny”, was born in China, immigrated to the United States at age five, and grew up in the Bay Area. She is currently a Presidential Scholar at USC, studying Business Administration International Relations. During her time at USC, other than USC Consulting Club, Zhenni has also been a member in other organizations like Marshall Business Student Government, Teaching International Relations Project (TIRP), Beta Alpha Psi, and Marshall Women’s Leadership Board.