Executive Board

2015 Finance Association Executive Board

Biniam Dawit, Co-President





Tristan Williams, Co-President





Justin Barnes, VP of Competition





Ari Bregin, VP of Competition






Renjel_A-21Aug13-12Alex RenjelVP of External Affair





Nadine Payne, VP of External Affair





Mario Leonel, VP of Career Development

Mario graduated from Virginia Tech with a BA in Economics. Before joining Smith, he worked for Feld Entertainment as the on-site Financial Manager for the company’s touring shows. He also interned with M&T Bank in the summer of 2014. Currently he is a Graduate Assistant in the Masters Programs Office and an analyst for the Mayer Fund.



Sarina AccimeVP of Finance

Sarina Accime is a 2015 MBA candidate, concentrating in Finance. In the five years prior to the MBA Program, she was employed at State Street Corporation in Boston, MA, as a Compliance Analyst, focusing on Anti-Money Laundering regulations and Know Your Customer controls. Her mission for the MBA program is to successfully transition to the Real                                             Estate industry, more specifically within the development                                                 and acquisitions realm, by utilizing her experience with                                                     relationship management and leading global projects. She                                               received her B.S.B.A. from Boston University’s School of                                                 Management in 2008. In addition to the Finance                                                               Association, she serves as the President of the Black MBA                                               Association and the Hospitality and Travel Club.

Hirokazu Masuoka, VP of Marketing & IT