2020-2021 BBA Council
Emily Ferguson BBA Council President
Rhea Kumar Executive Vice President
Aditya Govindraj VP of Finance
Mingyi (Mark) Wang VP of Clubs
Veena Jaipradeep VP of Corporate and Alumni Relations
Sidhaarth (Sid) Chandrasekar VP of Programming
Amanda Song VP of Programming
Rachelle Hochman VP of Community Engagement
Sameer Kumar VP of Communications
Felicity Lin VP of Marketing
Helen Jiang UBSLC Chair
Edward (Ned) McLean Sr. Representative
Tariq Khan Sr. Representative
Tyson Zhang Jr. Representative
Andrew Johnson SGA Representative
Rachel Ding SGA Representative
Michelle He SGA Representative
Sebastian Casellas Junior Representative for the BBA Council
Katherine Cui Junior Representative for the BBA Council
The Voice of BBA Students
180 Degrees Consulting
180 Degrees Consulting is the world's largest volunteer consultancy, with chapters across 81 universities worldwide. Come to our information session to learn more about the Emory branch of 180DC and the clients we're working with this semester!
Alpha Kappa Psi is a professional co-ed business fraternity founded in 1904 with the purpose of developing its members into principled business leaders. Alpha Kappa Psi at Emory (Alpha Chi chapter) was originally chartered in 1926 but left campus in 1951. In 2006, a group of dedicated brothers brought back the chapter as it is today. Since then, we have grown to over 80 members and have a healthy pledge class of 15-20 every semester. Our brothers include students passionate about a wide variety of academic fields, career interests, and extracurricular activities.
The Alternative Investments Group (AIG) is a club meant to promote the knowledge of the alternative investments industry among Goizueta students. We bring in speakers from hedge funds, private equity and venture capital firms, and other areas of finance to educate students on the intricacies of their jobs and industries. AIG connects this group of firms, known as the buyside, to students to facilitate career paths outside of the traditional routes of banking and consulting.
Ascend aims to help all students develop their professional skills in the business field and further assist students to position themselves in the business world through recruiting activities and workshops.
Association of Latino Professionals of America
The Emory chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) works to empower and develop Latinx students as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy. ALPFA grants its members access to professional development workshops, community service events, and a vast network of leaders. Our chapter and national network, which include hundreds of university chapters and thousands of Fortune 500 professionals, provide invaluable support and mentorship.
Atlas Consulting Group (ACG) is one of Emory’s largest student business organizations, providing consulting services to a collection of Fortune 500 corporations, rising start-ups, and other for-profit companies. Students engage in an intensive learning opportunity that affords firsthand business experience, forms lasting relationships, and lands great jobs. To learn about opportunities as 1st-year, sophomore, or junior, visit emoryacg.org.
The BBA Council functions as the student government of the BBA Program. The BBA Council is charged with governance over and providing support to BBA clubs, advocacy on behalf of BBA students, and creating programming to build and strengthen community within the BBA Program. The BBA Council has elected and appointed positions available for BBA students; elections and interviews are held in the spring semester for the following academic year. The BBA Council is responsible for carrying on a beloved Goizueta tradition every Thursday afternoon, as well as planning programming, study breaks, and other engagement opportunities for BBA students.
Being a member of Beta Alpha Psi Epsilon Upsilon Chapter means being a part of a tightly knit organization driven by the goal of helping one another succeed. As an international honor organization, BAP promotes the study and practice of accounting, finance, and information systems. BAP provides unique opportunities for self-development, service, and association among members and practicing professionals!
CYC is a national nonprofit organization that provides pro-bono consulting services to low-income and minority-owned small businesses and nonprofits. Through this process, students gain hands-on business experience and develop skills that prepare them for their future careers, while also helping their local communities thrive. At Emory, we have worked with 17 businesses in a variety of industries including technology, food and drink, and nonprofits.
Emory Business Ethics
We provide students with a forum for open discussion and evaluation about the role that ethics play in business decisions. On campus we host panels, case competitions, lunch n learns, etc. to discuss current events and educate business school students about everyday situations regarding fairness, responsibility and transparency in businesses.
Lack of "micro-enterprises" is a key differentiator between upper and lower income communities. As Emory's only undergraduate impact investing group, Emory Impact Investing Group (EIIG) is uniquely positioned to improve the economic vitality of Atlanta by tackling this micro-business gap. EIIG provides loans to local entrepreneurs who do not have access to traditional sources capital. In addition to the loan, EIIG's students provide free consulting services for the entrepreneur to address key challenges for their business, ensure their financial health, and form partnerships within the community. EIIG provides an educational experience for its members by engaging them in all aspects of the entrepreneur selection and lending process, including sourcing entrepreneurs from local accelerators, investment analysis / selection, and loan monitoring, and consulting.
Goizueta Black Student Association
The mission of the Goizueta Black Student Association is to promote diversity and academics among Goizueta's BBA and Pre-BBA students while adding value to the broader Atlanta community. The GBSA strives to meet these objectives through a wide range of programs focused on leadership & professional development, academic achievement, mentorship, and community service. As a result, our organization hopes to expand the network of the Goizueta Black Student Association and the Goizueta Business School as a whole.
Goizueta Consulting Group (GCG)
Goizueta Consulting Group is the umbrella organization that oversees all consulting related activities at Goizueta. The organization is responsible for the case workshops, networking dinners, and some external company presentations. There is no application to join the club, however continued attendance will lead to more invitations to networking events.
The Goizueta Data Analytics Club is dedicated to helping students explore the different facets of the data analytics world through guest speakers, roundtable discussions on the topics at the forefront of the industry, and technical workshops in the most in-demand technology tools being used in analytical roles. We aim to present students with as many opportunities as possible to engage in this up and coming field.
Goizueta Energy & Environmental Group (GEEG)
Goizueta Energy & Environment Group (GEEG) is Emory's first alternative energy and environmentally focused club. Our mission is to bridge the gap between sustainability and business by promoting careers in the environmental sectors at Goizueta. Last year, we hosted a case competition in the business school that consisted of 100 participants, 9 judges who are professionals in their respective fields, and $2000 in cash prizes.
Umbrella organization for GIMG, GWIF, AIG, and Finance Academy.
The Goizueta Investment Management Group (GIMG) is a student-managed investment fund. Together, our equities and fixed income groups manage approximately $300,000 of Emory's endowment. Our club provides unparalleled, hands-on experience in areas such as financial modeling, pitching, and professional development. In addition to running our portfolios, we engage with our community by volunteering at local high schools to teach financial literacy.
Goizueta Marketing Club is Emory's campus-wide organization that directly promotes marketing spirit on campus. We strive to provide an open platform between Emory students interested in Marketing and professionals, alumni as well as business organizations within the industry. Since its beginning, the organization has hosted events such as Annual Networking Night, The Marketing Academy, 3+ Case Competitions and 10+ Company Talks.
Goizueta Real Estate
Goizueta Real Estate Group looks to inform students on the commercial real estate (CRE) industry. Through Goizueta staff, alumni, and the Atlanta CRE community, we look to provide seminars, guest speakers, and networking opportunities to the group members. We currently organize an annual Commercial Real Estate Social in Atlanta for students and professionals spanning the southwest, and we are always looking for ways to expand this event. The group looks to utilize the BBA Council and Goizueta resources to grow.
Goizueta Women in Finance (GWIF)
Goizueta Women in Finance (GWIF) is Emory University’s forum dedicated to engaging women interested in pursuing careers in finance. The group aligns with the initiatives of the other Goizueta finance academies to foster greater participation among women. We create an environment focusing on the unique challenges and opportunities that exist for women in the finance industry. Events and seminars are inclusive to all genders at the undergraduate, graduate, and alumni levels in order to develop a lasting network in the Goizueta community.
Spark Mentorship Group
Spark is a mentorship program designed to help adults on the autism spectrum develop important career and life skills. The meeting is broken into two parts. The first part is a group training session with a career-oriented activity and the second part is a one-on-one mentorship program, tailored to each mentees needs. You will form wonderful, meaningful relationships and be a huge help and role model to all of our members!
Alifya Valiji 19BBA
Kevin Kim 21BBA
Jason Wedge 19BBA