ALI DASTJERDI '19 | PRESIDENT
Ali is a junior living in Currier House studying Statistics and Economics. Outside of HSA, Ali spends his time on campus working with various groups at the Institute of Politics trying to put his passions for quantitative analysis and public policy to good use. A self proclaimed “foodie”, Ali likes to spend his free time watching Netflix documentaries about food, watching Food Network competitions, cooking up a storm, and of course eating his way through cuisines across the world.
RAMEEN RANA '20 | VICE PRESIDENT
Hailing from Boston, Rameen is a sophomore in Quincy, concentrating in Cognitive Neuroscience under Psychology with a secondary in Economics. Outside of HSA, Rameen is involved with the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations, the Harvard South Asian Association, and the Harvard Pakistan Forum. In her spare time, she can be found playing volleyball, talking a mile a minute, watching reruns of The Office, and gulping down Pinkberry in record times.
NICK BUNN '19 | CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER
Nick is a junior living in Currier. He is pursuing a concentration in Economics with a secondary in Theatre, Dance, and Media. Nick is a member of the Varsity Water Polo team and most enjoys returning to his hometown of Princeton, New Jersey to compete against the team he grew up watching. When he is not in a pool or in the HSA office, you might catch him watching Netflix, relaxing with friends, or working on writing a new play (if you happen to be all the way out in the Quad, that is).
ALEJANDRA RESENDIZ '19 | CHIEF OPERATIONS MANAGER
Alejandra is a junior living in Winthrop House concentrating in Economics. She spent most of her childhood living in Mexico before moving to Houston, Texas. When she is not in the HSA stock room, she can be found sailing on the Charles River or helping write a protocol for a reconstructive surgery procedure. In her free time, she enjoys restoring classic cars with her dad and playing with her two puppies.
SAM PELLETIER '20 | LEAD TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Born and raised in Milford, Massachusetts, Sam is a sophomore interested in studying Computer Science and Psychology. Outside of HSA, Sam is a member of the Leadership Institute at Harvard College. She spends most of her free time drinking iced coffee -- like a true New Englander --, binge watching Criminal Minds, and listening to 80s music.
EUNICE MWABE '19 | CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Eunice is a junior in Adams House studying Social Anthropology, with a secondary degree in Romance Languages and Literatures. She is from Nairobi, Kenya, but spent two years in a boarding school in South Africa before coming to Harvard. When she is not collecting design inspiration, Eunice enjoys writing plays, reading fiction and planning social events.
ELA CHAVEZ '21 | CREATIVE MANAGER
Ela is a freshman in Wigglesworth possibly concentrating in Neurobiology with a secondary in VES. She is originally from San Diego, California, where she competed internationally in Taekwondo. Although you'll rarely see her during daylight hours, outside of HSA, Ela can be found "studying in Cabot Library, exploring Harvard Square's food options, or taking photos for Harvard Yearbook.
MARIE KONOPACKI '21 | CREATIVE MANAGER
Marie is a freshman in Straus concentrating in Computer Science with a secondary in VES (or vice-versa). She's originally from Mississippi along the Gulf Coast, and she is the Financial Chair for SOUTTH and a part of the Freshmen Arts Board. Outside of the office, she can be found drawing in the Yard, stressing over a problem set, and sneaking food out of Annenberg.
CHRISTINA YEE '21 | CREATIVE MANAGER
Born and raised in that far-off land across the river (Boston), Christina is a freshman in Canaday considering a concentration in Visual and Environmental Studies with a secondary in Government. Outside of HSA, you can see her bust a move at the Harvard Dance Center with the Asian American Dance Troupe. In her spare time, Christina enjoys reading comics, going to new restaurants with friends, and falling into daily Youtube rabbit holes.
BARTENDING COURSE & BAR SERVICES
CAITLIN HOLT '21 | MANAGER
Caitlin is a freshman in Lionel Hall considering concentrations in English and Economics. She is from Pearl River, NY and will never give up an opportunity to remind you about the superiority of New York pizza and bagels (yes, it is the water). Outside of the office, Caitlin is as an associate with Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business and DJs for The Record Hospital, a department of Harvard's radio station. A ballet dancer of 16 years, Caitlin passes as much of her free time as possible in the dance studio.
THE HARVARD SHOP
ANTHONY KENNY '20 | MANAGING DIRECTOR
Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, Anthony is a freshman living in Lionel, considering concentrating in either Economics or Computer Science. Anthony is also a member of the Heavyweight Crew Team. His hobbies include accidentally confirming every Australian stereotype ever, exploring America's fine cuisine, reading, and listening to jazz music.
MICHAEL LIU '21 | WEB MANAGER
Michael is a freshman in Straus Hall considering a computer science concentration. He was born in Edison, New Jersey, but moved around and eventually went to high school in Needham, Massachusetts. Michael's hobbies include cooking, buying flannels, and diving, but really he just likes lounging around with his friends.
CHRISTI LEE '21 | MARKETING MANAGER
Christi is a freshman in Wigglesworth from Lexington, MA. She is interested in Environmental Science and Public Policy and Economics. On campus, Christi shares her passion for dance with middle schooler through CityStep, organizes service events with the Service to Society Council, and increases knowledge about food and sustainability among her peers through the Food Literacy Project. In her free time, Christi likes to dance, play volleyball, travel and spend time with family and friends!
LUKE MARTOCCHIO '21 | PROCUREMENT MANAGER
Luke is a freshman in Holworthy Hall from New Canaan, Connecticut. At present, he is considering concentrating in Computer Science with a secondary in Economics. Luke plays Club Soccer, and relishes in the occasional opportunity for a game of pick-up basketball with friends. In his free time, Luke can be found playing NBA 2k, watching Netflix, or listening to music.
MIRNES KUKIC '21 | LOGISTICS MANAGER
Born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mirnes is a freshman currently living in Wigglesworth. He is considering concentrating in Social Studies and can be found playing trumpet for the Harvard Wind Ensemble out of the office. Mirnes is also looking forward to exploring the Boston area in search of stellar food this summer.
SERHIY SOKAN '21 | WEB FULFILLMENT MANAGER
Serhiy is a freshman in Matthews House concentrating in Statistics with a secondary in Economics. Originally from Khodoriv, Ukraine, he immigrated to the United States at the age of five and has lived in Connecticut ever since. Outside of the office, Serhiy can be found studying, watching Real Madrid play, or supporting the Celtics.
MEGAN HOWARD '21 | PERSONNEL MANAGER
Megan is a freshman from Northern Virginia, or NOVA, who is currently living in Straus and concentrating in psychology with a secondary in economics. Outside of HSA, Megan is a member of the club field hockey team and Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business. When not struggling through homework, she enjoys watching The Office, going to barre class, and getting brunch at Tatte.
HELEN HUANG '21 | PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER
Helen is a freshman living in Mower and concentrating in Economics with a secondary in either Neurobiology or Computer Science. Born and raised in Massachusetts, she loves watching people's reactions to seeing autumn foliage and/or snow for the first time. When she is not in the office, Helen enjoys being a member of the Harvard Financial Analysts Club, working as an Inner Circle Analyst for MTV, playing cards with her friends, and finding new music on Spotify.
JUAN CRESTANELLO '20 | OPERATIONS MANAGER
KATHRYN WANTLIN '21 | BRAND MANAGER
Kathryn is a freshman from West Virginia planning to concentrate in Applied Mathematics and Economics with a secondary in Statistics. Outside of the office, she's passionate about her projects through the Harvard Financial Analysts Club and Women in Business and connects with her Chinese roots as a Chinatown Citizenship teacher. On the busiest days, she loves a good playlist, food from the Square, and movie nights with friends.
KIM PHAN '21 | ACCOUNT MANAGER
Hailing from Boston, Kim is currently a freshman in Stoughton considering a concentration in Social Studies with a focus in Education Policy, and an Economics secondary. Outside of HSA, Kim has a mild obsession with dance, participating in the Expressions Dance Company, Asian American Dance Troupe, and Eleganza Charity Show. She is also a member of Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business and hopes to soon get involved in community service projects on campus. When not snacking on peanuts or dark chocolate (essentially never), Kim enjoys taking long walks along the Charles river, watching TED Talks, and spiraling down the dark hole of food- and dance-related YouTube videos.
CINDY LI '21 | ACCOUNT MANAGER
Cindy Li is a freshman in Weld Hall planning on concentrating in Social Studies with a secondary in either Economics or Psychology. Though she now lives in New York, Cindy grew up on Cape Cod, MA. Outside the office, you can find Cindy socializing, making awful puns, exploring "foodie spots" in Cambridge and Boston, or on her way to a Zumba or Cardio Kick class (in order to keep up her foodie lifestyle).
HSA CLEANERS & DORM ESSENTIALS
WESLEY CASH '20 | MANAGING DIRECTOR
Wesley is a sophomore in Pforzheimer House concentrating in Economics with a secondary in Psychology. He is originally from Somers, NY, where he was a barista at Starbucks. In his time outside of the office, Wesley can be found spending time with friends in Pfoho dining hall or exploring the underwater world while scuba diving!
WILL ROWLEY '21 | OPERATIONS MANAGER
JENNY LEIGHT '21 | DELIVERY AND LOGISTICS MANAGER
Jenny is a freshman living in Greenough, who was born in New York but spent most of her childhood in Santa Barbara, CA and Miami. She is interested in studying economics and psychology. When she is not in the HSA office or studying you can find her hanging out with friends at Berry Line. In her free time, she enjoys running, spending time outside (when its not freezing), and eating chocolate.
DARA LI '20 | MANAGING DIRECTOR
Born in Singapore and raised in Plano, TX, Dara is a sophomore living in Eliot House studying Molecular and Cellular Biology with a Music secondary. Her natural habitat is in the Tutoring pod of HSA, but you may also find her in the music building writing chamber music, Lamont B watching lecture videos at 2X speed, or bump into her on shift with CrimsonEMS. Although you might catch Dara saying she’s interested in the “intersection of art, engineering, and business,” she is actually passionate about spicy instant ramen noodles. In her free time, Dara enjoys arguing with Californians about the unquestionable superiority of Texas and forcing her uninterested coworkers to listen to her music.
CYRUS FARUQUE '21 | CASE MANAGER
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Cyrus is a freshman living in Holworthy. Although currently undecided on his concentration, he is interested in mathematics and economics. Outside of HSA, Cyrus enjoys playing the saxophone, listening to live music, and catching up with friends over food.
DANIEL CHO '21 | MARKETING MANAGER
Daniel is a freshman in Wigglesworth and is deciding between Statistics and Applied Math for his concentration. He comes from Southern California, where he'd eat tacos and go to the beach as much as possible. In his free time, Daniel is usually watching Netflix in his room or grinding at the MAC.
NICKY WOJTANIA '21 | PERSONNEL MANAGER
Born and raised in Plano, Texas, Nicky is a freshman planning to concentrate in Biomedical Engineering with a secondary in Economics. Outside of HSA, Nicky is an associate in the Harvard Association for U.S China Relations, a member of Harvard Consulting on Business and the Environment, and on the Harvard Undergraduate Economics Association Board. A former national level rhythmic gymnast, she can often be found dancing around campus. When not in class or in extracurriculars, you can find her scouting for the best pastries and ice cream around the square and fantasizing about traveling (especially to warmer climates)!
DORY LI '21 | PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER
Dory is a freshman from North Carolina concentrating in Economics with a secondary in Global Health and Health Policy. Outside of HSA, she works in Harvard's consulting group, plays clarinet in the Pops Orchestra, and fosters her love of tea and dark chocolate.
WEIJIA (AMY) ZHANG '21 | PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER
Amy is a freshman living in Hurlbut. Because she is originally from Birmingham, she is still getting used to the concept of winter and a very noticeable lack of Krispy Kreme donuts. Outside of HSA, Amy is involved in the Harvard-Radcliffe Asian American Association, Women in Business, and Tuesday Magazine. In her free time, she loves critiquing Boston Bubble Tea, watching sunsets by the Charles, and screaming along to High School Musical with her friends
GELILA WOLLE '21 | SUMMER POLITICS ACADEMY DIRECTOR
Gelila is a freshman in Weld concentrating in Economics and hoping to get a secondary in Psychology. She grew up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where she spent most of her time doing MUN and teaching language to young children. Outside of HSA, Gelila is either pursuing her passion for feminism by doing programming and outreach for the Radcliffe Union of Students or watching a good K-drama.
BRIANNA HARRIS '21 | SUMMER CODING ACADEMY DIRECTOR
Brianna is a freshman in Pennypacker planning a concentration in Sociology with a secondary in Economics. She is from Brooklyn, but attended school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Outside of the office, Brianna can be found eating at El Jefe's or studying in Cabot Library. In her free time, she likes to binge shows on Netflix or get a quick workout in at the MAC.
ELIZABETH LIVELY '21 | SUMMER BUSINESS ACADEMY DIRECTOR
Elizabeth is a Freshman in Matthews and is leaning towards a concentration in Social Studies. Originally from Needham, Massachusetts, Elizabeth went to Needham High School where she was part of the high school swim team and debate team. Here at Harvard, she is also part of the Harvard College Debating Union. When not in the office, studying, or debating, Elizabeth enjoys making the occasional visit home to bake cookies with her dad.
LAURA WILSON '21 | PUBLISHING DIRECTOR
Laura is a freshman from Dallas living in Greenough. She is currently considering a concentration in Applied Math specializing in Economics with a secondary in Psychology. Outside of HSA, Laura dances with the Harvard Ballet Company. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running, and a good cup of coffee.
CASSANDRA LUCA '21 | EDITORIAL DIRECTOR
Originally from Newton, Massachusetts, Cassandra is a freshman in Hurlbut concentrating in Linguistics. Outside of HSA, she is an associate in the Harvard Undergraduate Research Association and is a linguistics research assistant. In her spare time, she likes to read, go for runs, practice her calligraphy skills, and learn new languages.
JASMIN LIU '19 | ACCOUNT MANAGER
Jasmin is a junior in Pforzheimer House concentrating in History of Science with a secondary in Economics. She is originally from Boston. Outside of HSA, she is a FOP leader and is involved with Yearbook. In her spare time, Jasmin loves to go on runs along the Charles and dance in AADT!
SABRINA XIONG '19 | ACCOUNT MANAGER
Sabrina is a junior in Quincy House concentrating in Government with a secondary in Economics. She is originally from Queens, New York. Outside of HSA, Sabrina is also the Career Development Chair of Women in Business and enjoys dancing in Expressions. She can be found studying in Lamont Library, getting coffee from Blue Bottle, or indulging in trashy reality tv.
NOAH PUTNAM '20 | MANAGING DIRECTOR
HUMPHREY OBUOBI '18 | HEAD OF DESIGN
Humphrey is a senior in Adams House concentrating in Bioengineering with a secondary in Computer Science, a concentration he chose mostly because he couldn't choose between engineering and biology. He mostly hails from Houston, Texas, though he has lived in various places in the US and Ghana in the past. In his free time, Humphrey is usually desperately trying to get off campus, but you can probably find him skating around Harvard on a severely undersized skateboard.
ERY ZHU '20 | ACCOUNT MANAGER
Ery is a sophomore in Kirkland House studying Bioengineering, Economics, and Chinese. She is from Auckland, New Zealand, and has enjoyed exploring Boston, as well as finally experiencing four distinct seasons. Outside of HSA, Ery is a member of Harvard Women in Business, works as a staffer for Harvard Model Congress, and plays music with MIHNUET. In her free time, she enjoys reading detective novels, making pottery with her blockmates, and running by the Charles.
SOPHIE SUN '21 | ACCOUNT MANAGER
Sophie is a freshman in Wigglesworth planning on concentrating in Economics with a secondary in Computer Science. She is originally from Maryland where she went to school in Baltimore County and was heavily involved in Future Business Leaders of America. Outside of the office, Sophie can be found setting for the women's club volleyball team, walking around Harvard Square to find desserts to satisfy her sweet tooth, or watching her favorite TV shows, "This is Us" and "Scandal."
JAMES SWINGOS '20 | MANAGING DIRECTOR
James has lived his entire life in Cleveland, Ohio competing as a debater and playing soccer. Now he is a sophomore in the college interested in Applied Math, Computer Science, and Economics. When he’s not working on the Summer Business Academy and other HSA related work, he can be found working in Lamont, competing with the college’s parliamentary debate team, or doing work for the Financial Analysts Club. James has a weird schedule where he spends his free time taking short naps during the day and hanging out with his friends throughout the night. When with his friends, he loves to listen to music and take trips off of campus to find new and exciting things to do.
AKANKSHA SAH '21 | BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Akanksha is a freshman in Stoughton Hall interested in Social Studies. She is from Southern California, where she enjoyed being on her school newspaper, competing with her speech and debate team, and lying in sunny spots. When she's not in the office, Akanksha can be found studying in the Science Center, volunteering at the Mission Hill After School Program, and dogspotting in the Yard.
DHRUV MOHNOT '21 | UX RESEARCHER
Dhruv is a freshman staying in Thayer House. He intends to concentrate in Applied Mathematics. Dhruv is originally from Wilmington, Delaware, where he went to school at Concord High, and worked extensively trying to improve education access for low-income youth. In his time outside of the office, Dhruv can be found grinding in Cabot, at an IOP event, or sleeping.
ELENA WU-YAN '19 | UX RESEARCHER
Elena is a junior in Mather House concentrating in Computer Science with a secondary in Psychology. Originally from Princeton, New Jersey, she enjoys playing jazz saxophone, dancing ballet, and going on food adventures in her free time. Outside of HSA, Elena is a rower on the lightweight crew team, a dancer with the Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company, and a member of the Franklin Fellowship.
AMY WANG '21 | UX RESEARCHER
Hailing from her old Kentucky home, Amy is a freshman in Canaday interested in studying Applied Mathematics or Statistics. Outside of HSA, she can be found doing work for Women in Business or the Chinese Students Association. Additionally, she can be found dancing with the Expressions Dance Company, Asian American Dance Troupe, or alone in her cramped dorm room. During her free time, she's usually exploring her love of filmmaking, hoarding a thousand tabs on her browser window, or quoting scenes from The Office with her friends.
MEREDITH PONG '20 | UX RESEARCHER
Meredith is a sophomore in Currier House concentrating in Sociology. She is from New York City. She was on the cheerleading team, but now is on the lightweight rowing team. She enjoys photography and can be bribed with good food.
KAREN YANG '20 | DIRECTOR
Karen is a sophomore in Winthrop House from Sugar Land, Texas. She is concentrating in Statistics with a secondary in East Asian Studies. Outside of HSA, Karen is the Vice-President of the Chinese Students Association and Co-Director of Women in Business's Young Women's Business Leadership Conference. In her free time, she spends too much at coffee shops, competes in pageants, and online shops.
DANIEL SLAW '21 | ANALYST
Daniel is a freshman in Thayer concentrating in Applied Mathematics or Statistics. He is originally from Michigan, where he worked and McDonald’s and participated in competitive speech for his high school. In his time outside of the office, Daniel can be found studying in Lamont, listening to all kinds of music, and working out in the MAC.
NICOLAS LEPORE '21 | ANALYST
Nick is a freshman in Pennypacker concentrating in Applied Mathematics with a secondary in Computer Science. He is originally from New York, where he went to school in Rye and vacationed in Fire Island. In his time outside of the office, Nick can be found studying in Cabot Library, going out on the water with the Harvard Sailing Club, and losing hundreds of dollars in cryptocurrencies.
JONATHAN CHU '21 | ANALYST
Jonathan is a freshman in Weld from San Francisco, California. He is interested in physics, economics, and computer science. Aside from HSA, Jonathan is a violinist in the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra and Brattle Street Chamber Players. In his spare time, he is an avid Rubik's cube speed-solver and enjoys playing badminton, surfing YouTube, and eating good food.
KEVIN JUNG '21 | ANALYST
Kevin is a freshman in Mass Hall planning to concentrate in social sciences. He is originally from Seoul, South Korea, but went to school in Connecticut, United States for high school as a boarder. In his time outside of the office, Kevin can be found studying in Lamont Library, dealing with international relations and finance, and sometimes binge watching soccer highlights and Netflix.
ABDELAZIZ NASR BAHNASY '21 | ANALYST
Zizo is a freshman in Wigglesworth Hall concentrating in Economics or Government with a secondary in Computer Science. He is a proud Egyptian-American student from North Plainfield, NJ. Outside of Strategy, Zizo tries to engage the intersections of social policy, capital markets, and modern technology in fun and creative ways, and he is interested in shaping sustainable and scalable systems for social impact and advocacy. Oh, and he loves to smile!
LUCAS GRACIANO '21 | ANALYST
Lucas is a Freshman in Pennypacker considering a concentration in social studies. He was born in New York, but has lived in Buenos Aires for most of is life, where he was an active member of his school's speech and debate team. In his free time, Lucas can be found simply listening to music, watching a good movie, or exploring local restaurants.
JUSTAS JASEVICIUS '21 | ANALYST
Justas is a freshman in the Apley Court, intending to concentrate in Statistics. Although he is originally from Lithuania, Justas graduated a boarding school in Oxford, United Kingdom, where he did the International Baccalaureate diploma. In summer, he spends almost every weekend windsurfing, in winter - snowboarding. At the same time, he enjoys travelling, cooking, and attending various events with his friends. It is important to mention that people say that his banana bread is "heavenly".
BRYAN WU '21 | ANALYST
Bryan is a freshman living Stoughton concentrating in computer science with a secondary in history. He is originally from Georgia, where he went to school in Atlanta and played piano. In his time outside the office, Bryan can be found chilling with friends over Netflix, teaching himself to play squash, and convincing himself to remain a CS concentrator.
DENNIS LIN '21 | ANALYST
Dennis is a freshman in Stoughton House with an undeclared concentration. He is from Brooklyn, New York and went to Trinity School in Manhattan. He is also a member of Prep for Prep. In his free time, he likes playing video games, reading comics and watching dance videos. His celebrity crush is Gal Gadot.