Meet the Board!

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Diana Rojas
Board Position: President
Hometown: Bogota, Colombia / Bethesda, Maryland
Summer Internship: Marketing Brand Management Summer Associate
Favorite Brand: Whole Foods
Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, running
Fun fact: I’ve traveled to 15 different countries on four continents and will be adding two more this year.


Rachel Schaub
Hometown: Dallas, PA
Pre-Smith Job: Senior Digital Media Planner
Summer Internship: Brand Management, Abbott Nutrition
Favorite Brand: Apple
Hobbies: Tennis, Painting, Gangster rap, Eating any/all types of Mexican food, MBAing
Fun fact: I play two instruments and my three siblings do too


Brendan Beichert
Position: VP of Event Management
Hometown: NYC / Philadelphia
Pre-Smith Job: New Business Sales Executive, Cision
Summer Internship: Operations & Services Strategy Intern, PetSmart
Favorite Brand: Nike
Hobbies: Writing, coaching, exploring, and playing sports
Fun Fact: Has visited 28 different Major League Baseball stadiums, and is visiting 3 more in the summer of 2016


Laura Russo
Board Position: VP Finance
Hometown: Allentown, PA
Pre-Smith job: Marketing Associate at Securitas
Summer Internship: Global Digital Marketing Intern – Johnson & Johnson Vision Care
Favorite Brand: Tesla
Hobbies: Cooking, traveling, beaching, running, exploring new music, technology trends
Fun fact: I became a certified scuba diver at the age of 10.


Lauren Kessler
Board Position: Vice President of External Relations
Hometown: Washington DC
Pre-smith Job: Art Director
Summer Internship: Global Digital Optimization MBA Associate at Marriott International
Favorite Brand: Apple
Hobbies: Cooking, mentoring, hiking
Fun fact: I was the first female to join my neighborhood soccer league when I lived in Istanbul Turkey


Mohamed Boraie
Board Position: VP of Marketing and Communication
Hometown: Cairo, Egypt
Pre-Smith Job: Destination Wedding Photographer / Finance Analyst World Bank  Summer Internship: Associate Marketing Manager- Campbell Soup Company
Favorite Brand: Tesla
Hobbies: Diving, Running,
Fun Fact: I love to travel with my camera and most recently drove 7,000 miles and camped around the USA with my wife visiting 10 National Parks and 28 states


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