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.
After Matthias graduated from Hamilton College in 2010, he started working for FactSet Research Systems, a financial software company. He focused on FactSet’s fixed income products in a sales and consulting role. He is pursuing an MBA with a concentration in corporate finance to develop the skills necessary to lead and develop strategies in ambiguous business environments. This summer Matthias will be interning at Liberty Mutual as part of their Summer Corporate Development Program. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer.
Lindsey Lassiter - VP of Communications
Lindsey is pursuing a dual MBA/MPP degree with a focus on highly regulated industries. Prior to attending UNC Kenan-Flagler, Lindsey was the Corporate Development program director for a military-focused non profit organization in Washington, D.C. She created platforms for productive communication between naval defense contractors and the Department of Defense. Lindsey holds a B.A. in European History and enjoys cooking, biking, and hiking.
Jay Yang - VP of Learning - Career Trek/Career Panels
Jay is pursuing a concentration in strategic marketing and general management. He started his career as a researcher in top European technical universities and continued as research scientist in Corning, the materal company. He will join Owens-Corning as a strategic marketing intern in the summer of 2016. He likes history and travelling.
Abhishek Gupta - VP of Learning - Case Competition
Abhishek Gupta is pursuing a concentration and career in consulting at Kenan-Flagler. After getting his undergrad degree in computer science, he spent some time as a strategy consultant before co-founding a venture in his hometown – New Delhi, India. Outside of school, he enjoys dabbling in new adventure sports, dancing and performing at different events, and exploring different food cuisines.
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:
: 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.
: 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.
: 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.