STEPHEN XI '17 | PRESIDENT
Stephen Xi is a senior living in Adams House, concentrating in Government with a secondary in Economics. Although originally from the Dallas suburb of Plano, Texas, Stephen still enjoys overpriced northern food and even tolerates the occasional New England blizzard. When he's not studying or doing work, Stephen can be found listening to music, philosophizing with friends, or watching highlights of all the Dallas Stars games he misses.
DOMINIQUE SANDERS '17 | VICE PRESIDENT
Born and raised in Norco, California, Dominique is a senior in Mather House concentrating in Economics. When she's not spending her time in the HSA office or missing the California sunshine, she's working for the Harvard Crimson Business Board or the Global Brigades Micro-finance Executive Business Board. Beyond this, Dominique is a very proud sister of Kappa Alpha Theta. In her spare time, Dominique can be found among friends, at the gym or the Mather House ceramics studio.
RICHARD WANG '19 | LEAD TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Richard is a sophomore looking to study Chemistry and Computer Science. Although he's spent most of his life in Southern California, Richard enjoys walking around Boston (but doesn't enjoy the weather). It's also possible that he listens to too much music (mostly alternative rock, but really almost anything).
JACOB VERREY '19 | IT DIRECTOR
Raised in a suburb west of Chicago, Jacob is a sophomore currently planning on concentrating in Computer Science while pursuing a certification in the Mind, Brain, Behavior track to study the interception between computer science and the mind. In his free time, he's known to wrestle with his dog, run late at night, tinker with his computer programs, and play various Nintendo video games with his friends.
INGRID LI '17 | PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER
Ingrid is a senior in Dudley House concentrating in Economics with a secondary in East Asian Studies. Ingrid is originally from Winchester, Massachusetts, which is just 10 minutes outside of Cambridge. In her spare time, Ingrid loves to try new restaurants, work out with friends, and read thought provoking books.
CRONIN CENTER FOR ENTERPRISE
PATRICK CONNORS ' 19 | MANAGER
Patrick is a sophomore living in Winthrop House who is contemplating studying Computer Science or Economics. Growing up in Cleveland, Ohio he is more than used to the cold Cambridge winters. When not in class or working for HSA, you can find Patrick playing pickup basketball, soccer, or hanging out with friends.
BARTENDING COURSE & BAR SERVICES
JAMES BERNSTEIN '18 | MANAGER
James Bernstein is a junior from LA living in Lowell and concentrating in economics, considering a secondary in either Computer Science or Energy and the Environment. In his spare time, he loves to explore, golf, bowl, listen to music, shop, watch movies, and go the beach. Outside of HSA, Bernstein writes for Harvard College's leadership magazine, and enjoys volunteering for PBHA.
THE HARVARD SHOP
HARRISON CHOATE '17 | MANAGING DIRECTOR
Harrison is a senior in Kirkland House from Weston, Massachusetts. Born at Mount Auburn Hospital, he has made it almost a full mile in his two decades on this earth. He is concentrating in Sociology with an interest in the intersection of culture, social life, and economic activity. Outside of HSA, he is involved with Student Mental Health Liaisons and An Evening with Champions. When he's not working, he can be found eating Cracklin' Oat Bran in the dining hall.
DANIELA VELOZA '18 | STORE OPERATIONS MANAGER
Raised in sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Daniela is a junior in Winthrop House concentrating in Economics with a possible secondary in Philosophy. Besides her involvement with HSA, Daniela is currently the Associate Marketing Manager for the Harvard Yearbook and a Peer Advising Fellow on campus. She loves swimming, adventurous outdoor activities, traveling, photography and following addicting TV shows on Netflix.
KAYLA THOMPSON '19 | PERSONNEL OPERATIONS MANAGER
Born in the Garden State, Kayla is a sophomore who is interested in studying international relations and economic development. Besides for working at HSA, Kayla is involved in the Institute of Politics, the Association of Black Harvard Women, Model Congress, and Harvard Hillel. Her passions include student activism, economic empowerment, and education reform. In her free time, you'd most likely find her listening to music, enjoying friends, and napping.
MAX SHEN '18 | WEB & MARKETING MANAGER
Born in Beijing and raised in Canada, Max is currently a junior in Currier concentrating in Electrical Engineering. Outside of HSA, Max is involved in the Harvard Association for US-China Relations and gets takeout from the Kong way too often. In his spare time, he loves coding websites, watching tennis, and escaping the Harvard bubble every now and then.
JOE CRAFA '18 | STOCK MANAGER
Joe Crafa is a junior in Quincy concentrating in Economics. Joe is a former Harvard track athlete from Rocky Hill, Connecticut. Aside from HSA Joe also leads the Visiting Undergraduate Student Ambassador program. In his free time he enjoys playing ping pong, staying fit, and watching professional sports.
LEO FONDRIEST '19 | PROCUREMENT MANAGER
JESSICA LI '19 | WEB FULFILLMENT MANAGER
Jessica is a sophomore from New Jersey studying computer science and economics. Outside of HSA, she interns with Luxe, a San Francisco based tech startup, in their Boston office. She is also a research assistant at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, on the board of the Harvard Undergraduate Economics Association, and involved with the Institute of Politics STEAM Initiative. In her free time, Jessica enjoys doing yoga, drinking coffee, and learning new languages.
FAITH JACKSON '17 | GRADUATION PRODUCTS MANAGER
Faith Jackson is a senior in Winthrop House studying Economics and Arabic. Outside of HSA, she has been involved with the Harvard Mock Trial Association and the Institute of Politics, and she serves as President of Read Between the Minds, a college access non-profit organization. She enjoys traveling, binge-watching shows online, and long walks to the dining hall..
ARMAN HASSAN '18 | MANAGING DIRECTOR
Born in New Orleans and raised right outside Philadelphia, Arman is an economics concentrator and a proud member of Adams House. Outside of HSA, he is a member of the Harvard Interfaith Forum. He's an avid fan of FIFA, fried foods, warm jackets, and Spotify Premium.
LARA TANG '18 | MARKETING MANAGER
Lara Tang is a sophomore living in Leverett House concentrating in Human Evolutionary Biology with a potential secondary concentration in Economics. Lara is originally from Stamford, CT although her family is originally from Hong Kong. Outside of HSA, Lara is involved in Smart Women Securities and is a Peer Advisor Fellow for the freshman class. When she isn't in class or in the office, Lara can be found in the yoga studio training to become a certified yoga instructor.
HSA CLEANERS & DORM ESSENTIALS
MATT HAWKINS '18 | MANAGING DIRECTOR
Matt is a junior living in Adams house, born in sunny South Florida but raised outside of Detroit, Michigan. He is concentrating in Economics with a secondary in Statistics. Before taking the role of MD of the Cleaners, he served as the Stock Operations Manager at The Harvard Shop as a freshman. Matt is very in-tune with the sporting world, and follows his hometown Red Wings closely. He’s involved in the WHRB Sports department, calling football, basketball, and hockey games, as well as the Harvard Sports Marketing Club and Harvard Sports Analysis Collective.
KAITLIN MCGOVERN '18 | OPERATIONS MANAGER
Kaitlin is a junior in Eliot House, originally from Upstate New York. She is concentrating in Economics, with a secondary in Government. Outside of HSA, Kaitlin is the Operations Chair for Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business and is a part of the Leadership Institute at Harvard College. She is also a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and the Sablière Society. In her free time, she loves running, hiking, exploring new restaurants and hanging out with friends.
ALI DASTJERDI '19 | DELIVERY AND LOGISTICS MANAGER
Ali is a sophomore originally from Kansas. He is potentially concentrating in statistics with a secondary in computer science. Beyond HSA, Ali is a member of the Harvard Debate Council and the Leadership Institute at Harvard College as well as a staff writer for the Harvard Political Review. Outside of school and work, he loves to curl up with a good book or cook a new dish.
HSA MARKETING & DISTRIBUTION
RONIA HURWITZ '18 | MANAGING DIRECTOR
Ronia Hurwitz hails from Bedford, Massachusetts. A junior in Kirkland House, she is studying Applied Math with a focus in Economics and a secondary in Psychology. While not working at HSA, she pretends to be at Hogwarts by playing on the Harvard Quidditch team. In her free time, she likes eating Insomnia cookies, watching Gray's Anatomy, and walking her dog.
ALLIE FREIWALD '18 | ACCOUNT MANAGER
Allie is originally from "just outside of Philadelphia" and is currently a junior living in Adams House. When she isn't at HSA, she loves traveling, learning different languages, spending inordinate amounts of time on BuzzFeed, drinking tea, and using the crying-from-laughing-so-hard emoji to excess. Allie is concentrating in English with a secondary in Psychology, but if she could find a few more hours in the day she might try to get another secondary in Economics.
JOHN BOYAN '17 | DISTRIBUTION MANAGER
I am from San Antonio, Texas but my family is from New England, so I cheer for all the best sports teams--Spurs, Patriots, Red Sox. I began my HSA career the spring of my Sophomore year as the front office assistant before I moved on to work in the Business Office. Aside from HSA, I volunteer once a week for the PBHA Mission Hill After School Program and I am a proud member of the best team on campus--Club baseball.
HSA TRANSLATIONS & HSA RESEARCH
HAILEY NOVIS '18 | MANAGER
ANGELINA MASSA '18 | MANAGING DIRECTOR
Angelina grew up in Westchester, New York and graduated from Bronxville High School in 2014. She is a junior in Quincy House concentrating in Applied Math with a focus in Statistics. She worked as a tutor for HSA before becoming one of the managers. Outside of the office, Angelina performs with the Harvard Ballet Company, peer advises freshmen, and serves as a supervisor at the Y2Y Homeless Shelter. She loves sushi, SoulCycle, and spending time with her 2-year-old nephew.
GRACE CHEN '19 | OPERATIONS MANAGER
Grace is a sophomore in Lowell hailing from the lovely state of New Jersey. Besides HSA, Grace is also an analyst with the Harvard College Consulting Group and writes for the Harvard Science Review. While she's still undecided about her concentration, she is interested in health policy, and is a member of Partners in Health Engage. Outside of work, Grace can be found practicing flute, drinking tea, and watching late-night comedy shows.
MILTON DORCEUS '19 | CUSTOMER ACQUISITION MANAGER
HASANI HAYDEN '19 | SUMMER BUSINESS ACADEMY MANAGER
Representing the Great Lake State, Hasani Hayden is a Freshmen in Thayer Dorm concentrating in Economics with a secondary in Sociology. He is passionate about entrepreneurship, education reform, and philanthropy. Outside of HSA, Hasani serves the Harvard College community as the President of the Freshman Black Table, as a coordinator for the Undergraduate Minority Recruitment Program, and also as a mentor for the David Walker Scholars Program. In his free time he enjoys following college and professional football, hanging out with friends, and listening to music.
WILL SMILES '19 | MANAGER
Will Smiles is a sophomore from sunny Boca Raton, Florida looking to study Computer Science. Having close ties to College Copywriters (his brother Chris was the founder), Will looks forward to growing the "family" business and finding ways to better involve Harvard students within the company.
SHAUN GOHEL '18 | EDITORIAL DIRECTOR
Shaun is a junior in Dunster House concentrating in English with an secondary in Economics. He hails from Pittsburgh, PA, but spent last summer roaming the Australian continent as a Researcher-Writer for Let's Go. Aside from HSA, he contributes pieces to the Crimson Arts Board and sells ads for the Harvard Advocate. In addition to writing and traveling, Shaun finds true happiness in people-watching, cookie dough, and pop culture.
MARIA JOSE SADA '17 | PRODUCT MANAGER
Maria is a senior living in Mather House, concentrating in Government with a secondary in Economics. She is originally from Monterrey, Mexico. Maria really enjoys learning about history and world cultures. Besides working at HSA, Maria is involved in numerous Model United Nations conferences and writes for the Harvard International Review. In her free time, Maria enjoys travelling, taking photographs, figure skating, horseback riding, skiing, and going out to dinner.
MOUNT AUBURN PRODUCTIONS
SILVANO D'AGOSTINO '18 | MANAGER
Silvano is a film production and psychology concentrator in Mather house who made his way to Cambridge from Germany with a half Italian background. Were he to study for purely intellectual purposes, even more religious studies and philosophy classes would make their way into his schedule. Presently, however, he has an unmatched passion for all forms of visual content and is intrigued by innovative ways of storytelling. Many, including he himself, might consider him "something of a geek" when it comes to technology, film, and all things interesting in this world. A master and fan of Getting Things Done, Silvano spends his time doing what he loves: Creatively expressing meaningful ideas, whether through film or tweets, whether in entrepreneurship or political and philosophical discussions.
BEN SORSCHER '18 | CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Ben Sorscher is a sophomore in Dunster House studying Physics and Math with a secondary in Visual and Environmental Studies. Ben grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He loves making films, strumming the guitar for sing-alongs, playing ice hockey, and just about anything outdoors. Aside from HSA, Ben works in a neuroscience lab and enjoys teaching as a TF for several math and physics courses.
MICHAEL REID '18 | PRODUCTION MANAGER
Michael Reid is a junior in Adams House concentrating in Economics. Michael is originally from the Southside of Chicago, IL, specifically the south-suburb Dolton. Outside of HSA, Michael is his class representative for Ron Brown Scholars, Development Chair of Harvard Black Men's Forum, and he works as an advisor for various startups on Harvard's campus. His interests include producing music, photography, strategizing for businesses, and creating films and videos.
BEN CHABANON '17 | HSA TV MANAGER
Ben Chabanon is a senior in Adams House concentrating in Visual and Environment Studies. Ben is originally from Paris, France but now spends his time in Miami. Outside of HSA, Ben is pursuing his passion for filmmaking and all things production. Outside of school and work, he enjoys going to the movies or watching reruns of Twin Peaks.