UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

UNC Kenan-Flagler Healthcare Club

Mission | Leadership Team | Membership Benefits

Mission

Our mission is to give MBA students – pursuing a variety of functional roles – education, networking opportunities, and job-finding skills, so they can succeed in the health care industry.

Leadership Team

Bo Edwards - President

Bo attended the University of Virginia where he was pre-med and received a degree in Biology. Prior to business school, he worked for a management consulting firm in Washington, D.C. that specialized in joint ventures and partnerships. Post MBA, Bo is looking to transition into a commercial role within the pharmaceutical industry. In his spare time, Bo enjoys playing golf, mountain biking, and UVA sports.

Contact: Bo_Edwards@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Corey Compton - Executive Vice President

Corey attended The College of William and Mary, where he double majored in Chemistry and Biology. After a brief stint at NASA Langley, Corey moved to Boston where he earned a Ph.D. in Chemical Biology from Brown University. While his research tenures at Harvard, MIT and NASA were thought-provoking, he decided to pursue an MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler to transition his career off of the bench. After his MBA, Corey intends to work in pharmaceutical strategy. In his leisure, Corey enjoys everything outdoors, eating sushi, and trying new things.

Contact: Corey_Compton@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Kamron Shafai - VP of Finance

Prior to business school, Kamron Shafai was an Investment Strategist and AVP at Wells Fargo’s Private Bank, in Palo Alto, California. He managed over $100M in investments for high net-worth individuals, corporations and endowments. Leading into this position, Mr. Shafai was the senior trader and analyst on a 4-person team that managed over $1.5B in investments. Mr. Shafai holds a B.A. in economics and accounting from the University of California at Santa Barbara where he also competed in triathlons. He is a Certified Financial Planner and is a level II CFA candidate. 

​Contact: Kamron_Shafai@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Martin Rojas Hacker - VP of Marketing & Communications

Martin received his degree in Mechanical Engineering in Venezuela. He then moved to Pennsylvania to pursue a Master of Manufacturing Management from Penn State University. After graduating, he moved to the Boston area where he worked in operations in different industries. Prior to business school, Martin was working as a Manufacturing Engineer for a medical device firm. Martin is looking to pursuing a career in marketing within the Healthcare Industry. In his free time he enjoys running, playing and watching soccer, and attempting to cook new dishes at home.

Contact: Martin_RojasHacker@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Wen Lin - VP of Corporate Relations

Wen received a BS in Biology and Psychology from Duke University. Following college, he moved to Atlanta and worked in biotechnology, at the CDC, and in the music industry. In addition to business school, he is pursuing a Masters in Healthcare Administration from UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health. In his free time, Wen enjoys being outdoors, exploring new cuisines, listening to classical music, and watching college basketball.


Contact: Wen_Lin@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Leilei Ji - VP of Learning & Development

Leilei studied Clinical Medicine in Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Before starting business school, Leilei practiced as a doctor for a few years, and then worked in the pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Leilei has a passion for teaching, mentoring, and traveling. Following business school, Leilei is looking to transition into healthcare marketing.


Contact: Leilei_Ji@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Greg Lane - VP of Action-Based Learning

Greg attended Wheaton College (IL) where he received his BA in Economics and ran varsity track & field and cross country. He worked for five years in Washington, DC at a public policy think tank and worked for two years at the North Carolina General Assembly prior to business school. In his free time, Greg enjoys running, playing guitar, and traveling with his wife.


Contact: Gregory_Lane@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


John Jackson - VP of Healthcare Development Program

John received an BS and MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering at The University of Florida. He began his career at University of Florida Health where he was an internal consultant focused on process improvement, labor productivity, lean six sigma, and change management. He decided to pursue an MBA from Kenan-Flagler in order to enhance his leadership skills and business skillset. In his free time, John likes to day hike, travel, and enjoy nature.


Contact: John_Jackson@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Kristen Poulin - VP of Internal Development & University Relations

Kristen Poulin grew up in Freeport, Maine and attended school not too far away, earning a bachelors degree in Economics from Bates College. Prior to business school, she worked as a marketing associate for an investment management firm in Boston, MA. Post MBA, Kristen is looking to transition into a marketing role within the healthcare industry. In her spare time, Kristen enjoys knitting, painting, and photography, and has a love for water sports and world-class trekking.


Contact: Kristen_Poulin@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Annie Gintzig - VP of Alumni Relations

Annie studied Biology and Chemistry at Middle Tennessee State University. Prior to attending UNC Kenan-Flagler, she worked as a cancer biologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, performing chemotherapeutic studies in a clinical research laboratory. Annie has a passion for healthcare and entrepreneurship, and hopes to utilize foundational skills developed during this program to transition into a career that marries these two industries.


Contact: Annie_Gintzig@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Steven Kiss - Director of the Healthcare Conference

Steven attended the University of Michigan where he received a BS in Biology. Upon graduating, he gained clinical research experience at U of M’s Medical School in the Department of Cardiovascular Pharmacology. Steven is currently a dual PharmD/MBA student at UNC, and has most recently worked as a consultant for startup biotech companies in the RTP area. Post-grad school, Steven is planning to work in the pharmaceutical industry in either a finance or marketing capacity. In his free time, he enjoys catching up on the latest movies, as well as attending local food truck rodeos.


Contact: Steven_Kiss@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Matt Stanzler - Director of the Healthcare Conference

Matt attended Tufts University where he received a BA in History. After graduating, Matt worked at Dana Farber Cancer Institute for two years and then spent three years at athenahealth. Post MBA, Matt plans to work in market strategy. In his spare time, Matt can be found hanging out with his fiancée and their dog Roscoe, reading, and unabashedly cheering for Boston sports teams.


Contact: Matthew_Stanzler@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Monica VandenBerg - VP of Career Treks & Student Engagement

Monica attended Kenyon College, where she studied History. She worked in market research and consulting prior to Kenan-Flagler. She decided to return to school for an MBA out of an interest in the business of healthcare, and is pursuing a career in human resources. In her spare time she loves to ski, take walks/runs, and eat as much pie as she possibly can.


Contact: Monica_VandenBerg@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


Beibei Ji - VP of International Experience

Beibei Ji is pursuing a concentration and a career in corporate finance. Before returning to business school, she worked with KPMG and Bayer at Shanghai, China. She graduated from University of Fudan with degrees in Applied Mathematics.


Contact: Beibei_Ji@kenan-flagler.unc.edu



Membership Benefits

The Healthcare Club puts on the largest, student-run conference at UNC Kenan-Flagler each year and sponsors a variety of networking and company events. We also seek to understand student interests each year and find compelling speakers and education events to match those interests. Membership benefits include, but are not limited to:

Annual UNC Kenan-Flagler Healthcare Conference
: annual conference and alumni awards dinner with over 400 attendees and 12 sponsoring companies.

NJ-area career trek: student-led trip to visit 3-4 health care companies in and around New Jersey and Philadelphia.

RTP-area career trek: student-led trip to visit 3 health care companies in and around the Research Triangle Park area in Durham, NC.

Recruiting preparation: book of previous year’s internship opportunities, strategy sessions, 1:1 support, interview-preparation student panel, office hours to prepare for specific companies.

Function-specific company speakers: lunchtime guest speakers and panels from companies that hire MBAs. We focus sessions on one specific functional area including marketing, consulting, finance, general management, and operations.

Healthcare Entrepreneurship speakers: lunchtime guest speakers from local start-ups, VC firms, and related organizations that talk about getting into health care entrepreneurship.

Case competitions: annual participation in 2-4 health care case competitions, including the Humana Healthcare Case Competition (http://www.humanacasecompetition.com/).

Company tailgates and happy hours: social events hosted by companies that recruit MBAs.

Learn More

http://kfbshealthcare.org