Saumya (Sam) Shrestha joined the MBA program at R.H Smith School of Business in the Fall of 2014. Prior to joining the MBA program, Sam managed two of his own startups which focused on biofuels. Following his passion for sustainable energy and technology, Sam worked on a rural electrification and renewable energy development project in Bangladesh through the World bank during his first year at Smith. He spent his summer as a Technology MBA LDP Intern at Bank of America in Charlotte, NC working on number of practice management solutions. Sam is a native of Kathmandu, Nepal and has a BA in Mathematics from Bennington College. He enjoys playing golf, ping pong and snorkeling.
Jun Wang, VP of Finance
Tiffany is a 2nd Year MBA with a professional background in marketing and advertising in NYC. Prior to coming to Smith, she was heavily involved in the New York Chapter of Room to Read as the Program Chair for NY, and she has served in the Himalayas in Simikot, Nepal as a volunteer field reporter and teacher for Namaste Children’s Fund. In her first year at Smith, she also served as a pro-bono consultant with Change the World to help the Water Resources Action Project organization develop an expansion strategy for their water harvesting projects in the Middle East. Tiffany is currently studying marketing and just recently interned with the Ford Motor Company this past summer as a Marketing Leadership Program intern.
Joe is a first year MBA and was previously a human resources coordinator at The Kansai Electric Power Company, the second biggest electricity producing and supplying company in Japan. Joe has experience in talent management and in international natural gas project management. As a fossil fuel coordinator, he was in charge of managing three subsidiaries established in Perth, Australia. Joe brings a diverse and international perspective to SEA.
Daniel is a first year student at the R.H Smith School of business. Prior to Smith, Daniel spent five years with Vanguard in Malvern, PA in various finance capacities. These capacities included FINRA licensed Client Relationship Administrator, Mutual Fund Accountant, and finally a Financial Administrator on a corporate financial planning and analysis team. Daniel holds a BA in economics from Washington College where he first became interested in energy following a class on the economics of energy markets. His passion for energy stems from the fact that energy is a medium that connects society across the globe and enables a common pursuit of human progress and development. He is currently concentrating in finance and strategy.