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UNC General Management Club

Mission | Leadership Team | Membership Benefits

Mission

Our mission is to provide Kenan-Flagler MBA students with educational, networking, and developmental resources so that they may pursue and be successful in both formal and informal general management programs.

Leadership Team

Neha Deshpande Neha Deshpande - President

Neha grew up in Mumbai, India. She received her Bachelor of Technology degree from University Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai. Prior to business school she worked in merchandise management at the corporate headquarters of a home furnishings retailer. At Kenan-Flagler she is pursuing concentrations in Marketing and Operations. She will be joining Johnson & Johnson for the summer as an intern in Brand Management. Her interests include reading, trying new cuisines, dancing (she is a trained classical dancer), and music.

Contact: Neha_Deshpande@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


KapoorAditya Kapoor - VP of Finance

Aditya Kapoor is an MBA candidate focusing in Energy consulting and Operations Management. He will be interning with Schlumberger Corporate Ventures group over the summer. Prior to joining Kenan-Flagler business school for his MBA, Aditya was working as a Technology Specialist with Honeywell - UOP which licenses petroleum refining technologies; and he holds a bachelor`s degree in Chemical Engineering from BITS Pilani, India.

Contact: Aditya_Kapoor@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


StevensKevin Stevens - VP of Communications

Kevin grew up in Michigan north of Detroit and lived in Dayton, Ohio for the last seven years while attending the University of Dayton and working in the area. He earned a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and worked as a design engineer at an environmental engineering firm. At Kenan Flagler, Kevin is pursuing a Marketing concentration with a focus on product management in the technology sector. During the summer of 2018, Kevin will be joining the Dell marketing team for an internship. In his spare time, he enjoys being an electronic hobbyist, playing tennis, and exploring new regions while traveling.


Contact: Kevin_Stevens@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


BryantKyle Bryant - VP of Corporate Relations

Kyle is from Charlotte, NC and graduated with a degree in Exercise Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He started his career in clinical exercise physiology, but decided to transition to the business side of healthcare to make a greater impact on the industry. Prior to business school, Kyle held roles at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC and Duke Health System in provider relations, project management, and benefit plan administration. For his summer internship, Kyle will be working at Cigna in the HealthService Leadership Program.


Contact: Kyle_Bryant@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


KanthetiUsha Kantheti- VP of Corporate Relations

Usha is originally from India, but grew up in Atlanta, GA, where she received her Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech. Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler Business School, she spent 7 years working in Operations and Manufacturing at GE. This summer, Usha will be interning at Amazon in Seattle, WA, in their Retail Leadership Development Program. In her free time, Usha enjoys hiking, cooking, and traveling to new places.

Contact: Usha_Kantheti@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


SaindonChristopher Saindon - VP of Learning and Development

Chris grew up in San Antonio, TX and studied Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M in College Station, TX. He spend the last five years serving in the United States Navy as a nuclear submarine officer on board USS Alaska (SSBN 732). At Kenan Flagler, he is pursuing a concentration in Operations, with an enrichment in Sustainable Enterprise. This summer, he will be interning Dell as part of their Global Business Strategy department. In his free time, he enjoys running, gardening, and cooking.



SaitoEriko Saito - VP of Case Competitions

Eriko is from Tokyo, Japan. She graduated from the Keio University majoring in Environmental Economics. Following school, she joined Showa Shell, which is an energy company in Japan. In Kenan-Flagler, she is pursuing a concentration in Marketing with an enrichment in Energy. She enjoys many sports including tennis, running, and yoga, as well as traveling.

Contact: Eriko_Saito@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


GuptaPrashant Gupta - VP of International Relations

Prashant is from New Delhi, India. He is a civil engineer from IIT Delhi, after which he has a diverse experience of working in the financial and e-commerce industry. For the last 5 years, he has worked to create the biggest start-ups in India in lifestyle and automotive sectors. At Kenan-Flagler, he is pursuing concentrations in strategy and entrepreneurship, and marketing. For his summer internship, Prashant will be working at Amazon in the Product Management division. He loves running, hiking, and reading a good book!

Contact: Prashant_Gupta@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Membership Benefits

Since General Management encompasses a wide variety of positions including leadership development programs, functional rotational programs, corporate strategy, business development, project management, human capital management, and human resources, students interested in pursuing careers in any of these areas benefit from the information, resources, and networking opportunities that the General Management Club provides. Member benefits include:

Career Preparation: Mock interview workshops, resume critiques, behavioral interviewing strategy sessions, general management and rotational program internship panel discussions, industry executive panel discussions, industry guest speakers, diversity conference preparation

Targeted Networking Opportunities: Cocktail events with recruiters and alumni networking sessions

Speedy Access to General Management Career Opportunities: Besides early intimation about on-campus and off-campus general management openings through the club’s mailing list, club members can have their resumes included in the club’s resume book that is sent to leading employers who use it to proactively identify internship and full-time candidates.

Case Competitions
: General Management focused case competitions organized by the club allow members to not only hone their general management skills but also practically demonstrate their strategic thinking and collaborative abilities to potential recruiters who serve as judges for these competitions.

Career Treks: These informational visits to companies with prominent corporate strategy or business development groups as well as those with strong rotational leadership programs allow club members to learn about various aspects of general management from key executives and demonstrate their strong interest to these potential recruiters.