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.
Usha 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.
Christopher 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.
Eriko 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.
Prashant 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!
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.