Board Members

Claire AlmandClaire Almand, Executive VP

Claire is a second-year MBA candidate focused on Marketing, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship. Prior to Smith, Claire received her B.A. in Psychology from Swarthmore College and worked several years developing digital marketing content and strategies for small businesses, nonprofits, and start-ups. She has happily interned at startup MPOWER Financing since January 2017. When not working, Claire loves reading as much as possible, landscape photography, and adventures of all kinds.

Taylor ParadesesTaylor Paradeses, VP of Finance

Taylor is a second-year MBA student at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland with a focus in technology and product management. Before coming to Smith, she worked in software, consulting and global trade logistics. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outside kayaking/hiking, and searching the city for the best nachos.