Executive Board

Ashwath Sundar, President


Ashwath is a 2nd year MBA/MSIS candidate. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from College of Engineering, Guindy, India. With three years of experience working in the IT industry, Ashwath is focusing on Information Systems and Analytics at Smith. He spent his summer interning at Northramp, an IT Management Consulting firm based out of Reston, Virginia.

Apart from his involvement in IMBAA, Ashwath is also associated with Consulting and Data Analytics Clubs. He enjoys playing soccer and reading novels.

Harpreet Singh Ghuman, Executive VP

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Harpreet is a 2nd year MBA candidate with a focus in Data Analytics. He completed his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the PEC University of Technology. He spent 6 years working in Sales/Marketing for a Fortune 250 firm – Bharat Petroleum. Over the summer of 2016, Harpreet was an Analyst Intern at DHL Express working on a array of real time problems being faced by the company.

Apart from being the International MBA Association, Harpreet is a member of the Supply Chain Club as well as an active member of the College Soccer Team. His hobbies include playing football (soccer), PC games, listening to music, dance, creating visualizations on Tableau, etc.

Mandeep Singh Samra, VP Finance

 Mandeep is a second year MBA with a focus in Data Analytics and Supply Chain Management. He has almost eight years of work experience, which varies from working with one of the top three Indian IT services companies to starting his own web-based venture in e-commerce to working with a Math teaching startup. He worked for nearly six years with Infosys Limited as an SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) techno-functional Consultant for manufacturing and aerospace clients.
Recently, he worked as a research analyst with DHL during his summer internship. He has a Bachelors degree in Production Engineering from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India. He is also a board member of Supply Chain and Operations Club apart from IMBAA. Outside of his professional life, he likes to run, swim, play soccer, and dance.

Prachi Savant, VP Marketing and Communications
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Prachi is a 2nd year MBA candidate with a focus in Marketing and Product Management. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Mumbai. She has worked in sales in the technology and telecommunications industry for five years in leadership positions. Prachi spent her summer interning at DHL as a Sales & Projects Intern which she will continue through the year.

In addition to the International MBA Association, she serves as the VP of Events for the Smith Association of Women MBAs and as Executive VP for the Professional Communications Club. In her spare time, Prachi enjoys hiking and scuba diving.

Hui Zhu, VP External Relations
ZhuH-18Aug15-4Hui is a 2nd year MBA/MSIS candidate focused in Finance. She obtained her Japanese and International Economics & Trade dual degree from East China Normal University in China. During that period, she studied Applied Economics in Komazawa University in Japan as an exchange student. After graduation, she worked for four years in Mizuho Bank (China) in a quality control role. This summer, Hui did her internship in AIG Japan in an internal audit position.

In addition to IMBAA, Hui is also the VP of Finance of Data Analytics Club and member of the Finance Association. Her personal hobby is traveling.

Priyank Bhandari, VP Logistics

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Priyank is a 2nd year MBA candidate with focus in Business Strategy and Analytics. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science degree from Sardar Patel Institute of Technology in India. After graduation, he worked with J.P. Morgan for five years in Credit Cards Technology. This summer, Priyank did his internship with SAP – Concur in their Business Strategy group.
In addition to IMBAA, Priyank is also the VP of External Relations in the Entrepreneurship Club and member of the Consulting club. His Hobbies include adventure sports, Cricket and exploring cutting edge technologies.