Executive Board

Rian Frate View Rian Frate's LinkedIn profile
President

Rian is a fourth-year Marketing student minoring in Graphic Design and Fashion Studies. She is from a small town in Connecticut. Ever since high school she has had a passion for marketing. She pitched, created, and maintains an online presence for her father’s business including a website and various social media channels. Rian did her first co-op at TJX, where she worked on the Customer Experience team within Marmaxx store operations. Outside of NUMA and co-op, Rian enjoys reading, writing, traveling, fashion blogging, and swing dancing.

Rachel Petry View Rachel Petry's LinkedIn profile
Executive Vice President

Rachel is a third-year student student studying Business and Political Science, with a concentration in Marketing. She is from the suburbs of New Haven, Connecticut. She is currently on co-op at Natixis Investment Managers, where she works on their strategic marketing team. When she is not at work, Rachel spends time participating in other organizations such as Sigma Kappa sorority, club tennis, and intramural volleyball and basketball. She enjoys exploring the city, finding new study spots, and trying lots of different foods. She is very excited for all of the new opportunities NUMA will provide in this new semester.

Amil Khattar View Amil Kkattar's LinkedIn profile
VP of Finance

Amil is a third-year, with a dual concentration in marketing analytics and finance, from New Jersey. He worked as a Merchandising Associate for Wayfair on his first co-op and also interned in the financial training industry as a Marketing Analyst. Amil loves playing basketball, golf, and running, as well as binge-watching any crime show. He appreciates understanding the psychological aspects of marketing and delving into the justifications for consumer spending patterns. For his next co-op Amil hopes to be somewhere in California!

Becca Farber View Nicole Miller's LinkedIn profile
VP of Communications

Becca is a second-year business student concentrating in Marketing. She is from Long Island, New York. Becca has experience with social media and design, after completing her first internship with the social media team at Tarte Cosmetics in New York City. Becca loves exploring Boston, as she returned from a semester abroad in Rome with the NUin program during the fall semester in 2019. Some of her interests are photography, fashion, and running. She is interested in expanding her knowledge in brand marketing and social media marketing, as well as design. Becca is currently searching for a co op for the spring semester.

Kateri Miller View Nicole Miller's LinkedIn profile
VP of Membership

Kateri is a third-year business student with a concentration in Marketing and International Business. She also has a minor in consulting and just finished her first co-op at Boston Consulting Group on their Alumni Marketing team. Kateri has experience in web design and coding after completing an internship with BeanTown Smokers, a local online Barbecue restaurant. Outside of NUMA, Kateri is involved in Sigma Delta Tau Sorority, International Business Club,  skiing, and photography.

Aylin Valentijn View Aylin Valentijn's LinkedIn profile
VP of Fundraising and Sponsorship

Aylin is a third-year honors business student from Westborough, Massachusetts. She is currently concentrating in Marketing and pursuing a Business Analytics minor. She completed her first co-op at Wolverine Worldwide, working in Marketing for the Kids Group. Aylin is currently searching for her second co-op, hoping to work in Sales or Business Development. Outside of NUMA, Aylin is actively involved in Chi Omega Fraternity, volunteers for Special Olympics, takes Turkish lessons, and enjoys discovering new restaurants with friends.

Cassie Chou View Cassie Chou's LinkedIn profile
CO VP of Events

Cassie is a second-year International Business student, double concentrating in Management Information Systems and Marketing Analytics, with Business Analytics minor. She is currently on co-op at Eze Software where she coordinates with developers to ensure client satisfaction. Beyond work, she enjoys digital art, tennis, learning new languages, spending time with friends, and exploring the best food. She is always seeking experiences that will help her navigate the global business culture and ever evolving world of tech.

Alissa Chen View Alissa Chen's LinkedIn profile
CO VP of Events

Alissa is a second-year business student, with a concentration in marketing analytics. She is from Ellicott City, Maryland. Alissa has experience in programming after working alongside Boston-based companies during an independent study course. Outside of NUMA, she is a member of the DATA Analytics Research Lab and co-manages a food instagram account. She enjoys baking, cooking, exercising, and spending time with friends in her free time.

Sofia Weddle View Madeline Levy's LinkedIn profile
VP of Communications

Sofia is a second year business student concentrating in Marketing and Finance, with a Spanish minor. She is from Baltimore, Maryland. Sofia has had two marketing internships in the past, with one in social media marketing and blog writing at Authority Brands, LLC and the other in marketing analytics, SEO, and copywriting at TheraPearl and Performance Health. She also conducted research during the second internship surrounding the benefits of organic marketing techniques. When she’s not working, Sofia enjoys reading, fashion, baking, and trying new food around Boston.  She is looking to expand her knowledge in marketing analytics and management, especially as she searches for her first co-op for Spring 2020.

Emma Arnese View Emma Arnese's LinkedIn profile
Blog/Web Designer

Emma is a third-year business student concentrating in Marketing while pursuing a minor in Writing. She is from Denver, Colorado. Emma  recently completed her first co-op with Cultural Care Au Pair as an Account Manager. When Emma wants to reconnect with herself she adverts to teaching, hiking, singing, and journaling. She enjoys being apart of a dynamic team where regular thinking patterns are challenged with fresh strategies. For her next career venture, she hopes to be in a position where she is exposed to more brand and social media marketing/management.

Brendan Brady View Rian Frate's LinkedIn profile
Graphic Designer

Brendan is a third-year student studying Business and Design, with a concentration in Marketing. He is from Medway, Massachusetts, a small town southwest of Boston. Brendan recently completed his first co-op at Fenway Sports Management, where he worked as a Graphic Designer on the Creative team. He is currently looking for his second co-op for Spring 2021. During the summer of 2019, Brendan traveled to Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan for a Dialogue of Civilizations where he learned about traditional and modern Japanese design and culture. Brendan's interests include brand development, social media marketing, fashion, and photography. In his free time, Brendan enjoys socializing with friends, listening to music, traveling, going out to eat, and working out.

Liza Johnson View Rian Frate's LinkedIn profile
Fundraising Chair

Liza is a second-year student double concentrating in Marketing and Marketing Analytics with a minor in Spanish. She is from Albany, New York. She works as a campus manager in Sales for the apparel company Fresh Prints. Liza is on the club track team, loves cooking and baking, listening to music, and spending time with friends.

Nicholas Kalen View Nicole Miller's LinkedIn profile
Membership Data Analyst

Nick is a third-year business student concentrating in Marketing and Management. He is from Hopkinton, MA, a small town which is relatively unknown outside of being the place where the Boston Marathon begins. He is currently a marketing co-op for Wayfair, where he works in paid social prospecting. Nick loves exploring Boston and is an avid follower of the Patriots and Celtics. Outside of NUMA, Nick likes to spend his time hanging out with friends, running, going to the beach, and taking photos of nature.

Rayana Radueva View Rian Frate's LinkedIn profile
Communications Specialist

Rayana is a fourth-year Business and Economics combined major with a concentration in Marketing, and a minor in International Affairs. She grew up abroad in Prague, in the Czech Republic and completed her first co-op at Wayfair on the app Marketing team where she got experience tracking app metrics/costs and doing copy and concept testing. Beyond her work, she likes to spend her free time exploring new music on Spotify and is interested in social entrepreneurship.