Great teams create great results

Our People Make Us Different

We come from a range of academic backgrounds, bringing a diversity of experiences and skillsets. But we all share a deep passion for delivering impactful results, and that's evident in everything we do.

We draw on UCLA's immense base of intellectual capital to provide an innovative perspective on today's most pressing problems. From the sciences to the arts, our consultants bring with them a spectrum of academic and professional experiences.

We challenge each other to think differently, so we can provide solutions that are suited to the needs of the millenial generation.


Executive Board

Business Economics 2020

Since joining BC in fall 2017, Amanda has worked on a variety of projects for companies ranging from a restaurant services start up to a national entertainment corporation. Most recently, she managed a project focused on improving the state of customer service through the implementation of newly-trending technologies for a Fortune 500 Medical Device company.

Amanda will be an Associate Consultant Intern at Bain & Company this summer.

Amanda Tiab

President

Computer Science 2020

Alex joined BC in his freshman year, and has since worked with an e-commerce startup and a major player in the transportation industry, and managed a team that developed new tools and frameworks for a restarant services startup to visualize important business metrics. Alex has also served as VP of Client Relations for Bruin Consulting.

This summer, he will be a Software Engineering Intern at Facebook.

Alex Longerbeam

Internal Vice President

Business Economics 2020

Since joining BC in Winter 2017, Ali has worked on projects for both Fortune 500 companies and start-ups, focusing on marketing to recent college graduates as well as revenue growth. She is currently the External Vice President.

Outside of BC, Ali has held internships in private equity, retail, and branding & marketing. This summer, she will be joining Boston Consulting Group as a Summer Associate.

Ali Merkl

External Vice President

Economics 2020

Since joining BC in Winter 2017, Ishita has worked on clients ranging from small to unicorn start-ups. Most recently, she managed a project focusing on understanding hybrid management and development contracts for an early stage real-estate start-up.

This summer, she will work for Goldman Sachs as a Summer Analyst in their Real Estate Investment Banking Group in New York.

Ishita Banerjee

VP of Finance

Economics 2020

Ryan joined BC in Fall of 2017. He has helped refine SMB marketing for a Fortune 500 company, formulate an operational plan for a real estate startup, and determine an expansion strategy for a food and drink discovery company.

Ryan has previously worked as an Investment Banking Intern at Diamond Capital Advisors and as a Financial Analyst Intern at Microsoft. He will be a Summer Associate at L.E.K. Consulting this Summer.

Ryan Olstad

VP of Client Relations


Project Managers

Statistics & Economics 2021

Daniel joined BC in Winter of 2018 and has since worked on a project for a property management start-up as well as for a Fortune 500 medical device company. He is currently the Project Manager for an e-transportation company, working on optimizing the client's offerings at UCLA.

Daniel will be interning at PayPal this summer.

Daniel Luo
Economics 2021

Since joining BC in winter of 2018, Lauren has worked on projects for two nonprofits, fostering her passion for driving social impact through innovative economic solutions. Lauren is currently a Project Manger for a Fortune 500 company, and her team is analyzing industry outlook and customer insights on the launch of a new product line.

This summer, she will be an Entrepreneur Selection & Growth Intern at Endeavor in New York City.

Lauren Cameron
Computer Science & Math Economics 2021

Tanish joined BC fall 2017. Since then he has worked on projects varying from tech startups to nonprofits to Fortune 500 clients. Tanish and his team are currently developing a go-to-market strategy in order to maximize engagement with 18-24 year olds.

This summer, he will he working as a software engineering intern focused on data engineering and machine learning at Credit Karma.

Tanish Ambulkar
Cognitive Science 2021

After joining BC in the winter of 2018, James has worked on projects for Los Angeles-based startups. Currently, his team is developing a business plan to grow a nonprofit into a homeless empowerment organization and social enterprise.

James is originally from Philadelphia, and enjoys yoga, playing piano and flying planes.

James Beasley

Advisors

Trace Jansen

Trace will be joining Bain & Company full time after graduation as an Associate Consultant.

Natalie Shea

Natalie will be joining ZS Associates full time after graduation as a Decision Analytics Associate.

Stephen Sims

Stephen will be joining Credit Suisse full time after graduation as a Technology Investment Banking Analyst.

Haily Filer

Haily will be joining Deloitte Consulting full time after graduation as a Strategy & Operations Business Analyst.

Robbie Gallaher

Robbie will be joining Bain & Company this summer as an Associate Consultant Intern.

Sean Ozyazgan

Sean will be joining Credit Suisse this summer as a Tech Investment Banking Summer Analyst.

Colin Conner

Colin will be joining Citi Bank full time after graduation as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Johnny Yan

Johnny will be joining Goldman Sachs full time after graduation as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Timmu Yi

Timmu will be joining PJT Partners full time after graduation as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Liam Dulaney

Liam will be joining Credit Suisse in Summer 2020 as a Tech Investment Banking Summer Analyst.

Chloe Jiang

Chloe will be joining Google this summer as a Software Engineering Intern.

Grayson Lyman

Grayson will be joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch full time after graduation as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Jenna Neher

Jenna will be joining Barclays in Summer 2020 as an Tech & Health Care Investment Banking Summer Analyst.

Andrew Musk

Andrew will be joining Anduril Industries this summer as a Software Engineering Intern.

Liam Metcalf

Liam will be joining PwC this summer as an Assurance Intern.


Consultants

Kaelee Holmes

Business Economics 2021

Bryan Zhao

Mathematics 2021

Harsh Chobisa

Computer Science 2022

Meghal Dubey

Statistics 2021

Liam Mickelsen

Business Economics 2022

Claire Li

Statistics & Economics 2022

Chase Holliman

Business Economics 2021

Prithvi Kannan

Computer Science 2022

Trevor Child

Business Economics 2022

Annie Pollak

Business Economics 2022

Derreck Chu

Business Economics 2022

Ryan MacMillan

Business Economics 2022