Eric O’Loughlin, President
Eric O’Loughlin is a second year, full-time MBA student in Boston University’s general MBA program concentrating in finance, strategy and organization behavior & leadership. He also serves as the vice president of finance in the Consulting Club and is a member of the Finance Club. Eric grew up in rural, Boone, North Carolina where he was a competitive swimmer and outdoors enthusiast. He attended Cornell University where he obtained a BS in Applied Economics and Management and was a member of the Cornell swim team and Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. Upon graduation, Eric moved to Boston where he worked in financial services at Partners Capital Investment Group for the last 5 years, specializing in wealth management for ultra-high net worth individuals and institutions. For his MBA summer internship, Eric worked in financial services with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ asset management group in New York. Outside of work and academia, Eric is a member of the LANES masters swim team in Boston and participates in local and international competitions. Eric’s goals for Cohort Q in the 2014-15 academic year include building Cohort Q awareness and membership both at the undergraduate and graduate levels and improving alumni relationships and networking opportunities with prior Cohort Q members.
Allison Newman, Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Allison Perri Newman is a second year, full-time MBA student in the Public and Nonprofit Management Program (PNP) and also serves as the Vice President of Communications for the PNP Club. Allison is originally from rural Virginia, but is madly in love with Boston and plans to stay indefinitely. She attended undergrad at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she obtained her BS in Marketing and BA in Media Studies. She previously worked on the Investor Relations team at Spider Management Company, the endowment investment department of the University of Richmond. In her spare time, Allison can be found at Fenway Park cheering on the Red Sox, on the karaoke stage singing Sweet Child o’ Mine, or at the local tattoo parlor. Personally and professionally interested in women’s empowerment, she will interning at Boston City Hall in the Mayor’s Office for Woman’s Advancement as Strategic Advisor of Special Projects, specifically working to prevent sexual assault on college campuses. Her goals for Cohort Q in the 2014-15 academic year include creating a more welcoming and social space for club members while raising awareness of LGBT issues to the non-LGBT community within the School of Management.
Nathan Myat, Vice President of Technology & Logistics
Nathan grew up in Myanmar (Burma) and studied at National University of Singapore for Master degree in Computer Science in 2008. After working in marketing/financial services & logistics industries for 5 years, he is now pursuing MBA(Health Sector)/MPH(Global Health) at School of Management and School of Public Health. He is interested in building social enterprises around health system and business insight & analytic function in bio-pharma industry. This summer, he worked at Biogen Idec, Inc. for various IT-HR and IT-Commercial projects. He is also involved with Asian Business Club activities as club president. In his free time, he enjoys planning/going on trips and watching series marathon on Netflix.
Allina Yang, VP Finance
Allina Yang is a second year, full-time MBA student in the Public and Nonprofit Management (PNP) program and also serves as the Vice President of Finance for BU’s Net Impact Graduate Chapter. Allina grew up in Hawaii and was living in San Jose, California, before moving to Boston for her MBA. She has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and MS in Aerospace Engineering from the
University of Southern California. Prior to attending Boston University, Allina worked as a project engineer on numerous HVAC construction projects. This summer Allina worked at The Enterprise Center Community Development Corporation (TEC-CDC) – a nonprofit organization located in West Philadelphia – helping develop and launch Philly’s first pop-up restaurant incubator, Common Table. She hopes to continue work with food in terms of access, sustainability and finance upon graduation. Allina aims to help foster an open and welcoming environment between Cohort Q members at the School of Management.
Professor Rachel Spooner, Club Advisor