Anuj Mathur, CPA
TMCA President Spring 2012
Global experience in the “Financial Services” industry has been the hallmark of Anuj’s career. As a qualified Chartered Accountant from India and a CPA, he has a deep understanding of corporate finance, controllership and internal audit functions. Having worked for 10 years at GE Capital, Anuj had the opportunity of designing and executing financial process transformation across major corporations.
Anuj has expertise in finance, strategy, audit and performance improvements through six sigma / lean transformation. Recently he concluded a successful internship at the Corporate Audit group of Pfizer Inc. An active participant in extra-curricular activities on campus he is presently the Vice President of the Management Consulting Association and has previously served as the President of the Finance Association, In spring 2011 he led a team of T-Bird’s who won 2nd prize at a M&A Case Competition organized by ACG.
Anuj has held leadership positions and his most recent role was of “Assistant Vice President (Strategic Projects)” at Genpact Inc.
TMCA Vice President, Spring 2012
Karan is a first year Traditional MBA candidate at Thunderbird School of Global Management. An international student from India, Karan has 5 years of experience in a variety of functions and industries.
Karan graduated summa cum laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a BS in Business Management. Upon graduation, he worked with a leading medical software company in Boston as an end-user trainer and implementation specialist. When he returned to India, Karan spent two and a half years with KPMG’s governance, risk and compliance advisory practice in Mumbai, India. Karan is a passionate scuba diver and took on the role of COO at a scuba diving company focusing on organizational culture change and restructuring of business processes prior to attending Thunderbird.
At Thunderbird, Karan is focusing on Management Consulting. He is actively involved on campus and apart from the Thunderbird Management Consulting Association; he is a Campus Ambassador, part of the Thunderbird Cricket Team, and a number of regional Cultural Clubs.
TMCA CMC Liaison, Spring 2012
Upon graduating from the University of Scranton with a Bachelor of Arts in International Language Business-French, Allison spent a year teaching English in a suburban high school in northeast France. After completion of this contract she took a position in the Innovation Department of a property and casualty insurance company. In this role she managed the corporate innovation program and the implementation of corporate-wide collaboration software. Allison is a first-year, traditional MBA student pursuing a career in change management and human capital consulting with an emphasis on cross cultural communication. In her spare time she enjoys travel, music, baking and trying extreme sports like canyon jumping.
Jing Ma, Joy
TMCA Treasury & Consulting Projects Chair
Jing Ma (Joy) holds a bachelor degree in Finance and Accounting. She will graduate from Thunderbird with a Master of Science in Global Management in December of 2012.
She is a down-to-earth individual who believes and exercises the motto that the only way to success is work hard. Her educational training, extracurricular activities and professional involvement equipped her with strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills. She intends to leverage her skills, knowledge base and a global mindset to pursue her career interest in the field of financial services. She always wants to challenge herself to think differently and go beyond the expectation.
Darshan Shah, MS Candidate
TMCA Marketing Chair, Spring 2012
Darshan Shah holds a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology Engineering from Mumbai University, India. He is a very focused and optimistic individual with strong quantitative skills. Prior to joining Thunderbird in Fall 2011, Darshan worked with a retail firm in Mumbai and was responsible for inventory management and overall business development of the company.
Darshan is extremely ambitious and futuristic. He was a part of the winning team for ‘Clash of Consultants’ event organized by TMCA in Fall 2011. As a second trimester student at Thunderbird, Darshan represents the Thunderbird Cricket Team and constantly seeks to develop his Global Mindset through his involvements at campus.
Set to graduate in December 2012, he is currently seeking an internship in the Supply Chain Industry and aspires to leverage this opportunity to gain relevant and transferable skills.
TAP Representative, Spring 2012
Bill graduated from the University of Michigan with a BS in Engineering, focusing on Manufacturing. He worked for six years for the Robert Bosch Corporation in several positions including Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Motor design engineer, and resident engineer. After which he worked at Texas Instruments for 10 years as a Resident Engineer and Sales Account Manager. Bill spent his teenage years in France but has enjoyed living in several states in the US, including Connecticut, Indiana and Tennessee.
Communications Chair, Spring 2012 (first module)
Onyeka graduated from Reed College with a BA degree in Economics, focusing on environmental economics. She has extensive research and data analysis experience, having worked as a Macroeconomics researcher at Platinum Grove Asset Management and as a renewable energy researcher for Oregon State Representative Tobias Read. Onyeka is a first trimester MS student; upon graduating from Thunderbird, she plans to pursue a career in market research in the organic food industry. In her spare time, she enjoys bicycling, consuming organic snacks and beverages, and playing rugby with the Thunderbird Rugby Football Club.
Industry Relations Chair, Spring 2012
Benjamin (Benny) Axt is a senior project manager and analyst with Navigate International, a global management consulting firm. He has conducted business on six continents and traveled to more than 70 countries. Benny has experience in market entry strategy, foreign direct investment analysis and cross-cultural business management.
Benny’s career includes management positions with a diverse group of profit and non-profit companies. He has managed projects involving financial services, telecommunications, information technology, agriculture, consumer products, hospitality and education. His areas of emphasis are business development, competitive intelligence research and emerging market analysis.
Benny currently sits on the board of the Institute of Management Consultants (Arizona chapter). He is also a student volunteer with the association of Strategic Competitive Intelligence Professionals. He has lived and worked in Australia, Chile, Mexico, Mozambique and South Korea. Benny speaks fluent Spanish and has a working knowledge of Portuguese.
Events Management Chair, Spring 2012
Expertise in the consulting with the certification from SAP AG shows the strength of Amit Ganeti in the consulting career. Having an experience as a marketing consultant for India’s Leading Oil company-BPCL, Amit has gained cross-functional knowledge across CRM, Business planning & development and Marketing strategy. Having worked for more than 3 years, He has been a strong change enabler for the organization.
As a person, Amit has always challenged himself with the opportunities. Therefore, in just one trimester he was a member of more than 7 associations to contribute and learn from other diversified multi-cultural students. Not only Amit was success factor for smooth organizing of TMCA’s biggest event last year- Clash of Consultant but also he was active member of Honor Council and Toastmasters’ major events.
Having a strong entrepreneurial experience of Event Management, Amit is here to manage the events of TMCA in an efficient and effective manner and make this trimester as successful trimester for TMCA.