The Santa Clara Consulting Team
Matilde Saucedo, President
Matilde is a senior at Santa Clara University pursuing a major in Accounting and a minor in Environmental Studies. Aside from being a member of SCC, Matilde is also an active member of Alpha Kappa Psi, a business fraternity on campus which she’s been a part of since her first-year at SCU. This past summer, Matilde did a corporate finance internship at Apple, where she will be starting full time next year under their rotation program. Matilde’s career goal is to find a way to make a difference in the world by implementing her passion for the environment within a professional setting so that she can promote corporate social responsibility. Upon graduating in March 2019, Matilde hopes to take a solo backpacking trip. Some of her other interests include volleyball, de-stressing at the gym, playing guitar, and dancing Latin music for fun!
Cyrus Miremadi, VP of External Relations
Cyrus is a junior majoring in Electrical Engineering and minoring in Computer Engineering. Cyrus currently works in product and business development at Tractable, an AI insure-tech start up. On campus, Cyrus is a teaching assistant in the Applied Math department and is an electrical engineering peer advisor. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis and profusely scouring crunchbase.
Sophie Nguyen, VP of Internal Relations
Sophie Nguyen is a third-year Management Information Systems major and French/Studio Art minor at Santa Clara University. This past summer, Sophie worked at CrowdStrike, a cybersecurity firm located in Sunnyvale, as a Global Sales Strategy intern and is continuing part-time during the year. She also works on-campus as a Graphic Designer for the SCU Center for Student Involvement, the VP of Marketing for Alpha Kappa Psi’s Psi Omega chapter, and the Visual Director for SCU Women in Business. In her free time, she enjoys drinking tea and coffee (yes, both equally) and painting in acrylics.
Mindy Luong, VP of Finance
Mindy Luong is Senior at Santa Clara University majoring in Accounting and Information Systems and Economics. This past summer, she interned at PwC in their Risk Assurance line of service learning more about different client systems and aspects that can be a potential threat to the company. She enjoys working with different business systems and hopes to continue learning with the constantly changing technological environment. On campus, she is an active member of the Asian Pacific-Islander Student Union, the professional business fraternity - Delta Sigma Pi, and an accounts payable student assistant at the University Finance Office. Outside of her academics, Mindy enjoys fiddling with computer imaging applications, playing tennis, and putting together jigsaw puzzles.
Alekhya Parvathaneni, VP of Marketing
Alekhya is a second year Biology and Economics double major at Santa Clara University. She is from nearby Cupertino. Alekhya received the DeNardo Scholarship for her research in the Cocas neuroscience lab, where she helps explore neural circuit formation. On campus, Alekhya is also a Teaching Assistant for Chem, and is currently training to be an EMT. She currently spends most of her weekends volunteering at Stanford Healthcare and the Lucile Packard’s Children Hospital. In her free time, Alekhya enjoys reading, trying out new recipes, catching up on her favorite Netflix series, and watching the Warriors dominate the Western conference.
Jordan Wojnicki, Secretary
Jordan is a sophomore majoring in Accounting Information Systems and minoring in Music. She hails from a western suburb of Chicago. She is an alto in the SCU Chamber Singers and in Measure Up, the girl’s acapella group on campus. She is also a brother of Delta Sigma Pi, a professional business fraternity. While working in retail for the boutique clothing store Vineyard Vines for the past two summer and throughout the Christmas holiday, she has discovered a passion for customer satisfaction. She has furthered this passion as a Sports Marketing Intern for the Santa Clara University Athletics Department. In her free time, she enjoys humbling most middle aged golfers on the links, watching Chicago sports especially the Bears, and browsing the web, always learning and finding fascinating tidbits of information.
Bella Zhang, Senior Advisor
Bella is a Senior at Santa Clara University actively pursuing a degree in Accounting. This past summer, she spent her time at Ernst and Young as an assurance intern, improving the workflow of the team and aiding in the process of completing parts of the audit process for private and public companies. Besides being a passionate influencer in SCC, Bella is also part of the ACE Leadership Program, and leads and performs as a violinist for the SCU Four Strings Quartet. At some point in her life, Bella will step foot on all seven continents, and maybe hit the moon too. Ask her about investing, calisthenics, intramural sports, coding, backpacking, deepening understanding, and anything else on your mind.
Michael is a third year finance major with double minors in economics and math. Along with being a consultant for SCC, he is an active brother of Alpha Kappa Psi. This past summer he worked for the private bank at Silicon Valley Bank, supporting their wealth and credit practices. Next summer, he will be interning at UBS as an investment banking summer analyst, working within the technology, media, and telecommunications industry group. Although not athletic whatsoever, he loves sports, especially football, soccer, and basketball. In his free time, he loves reading, watching Netflix, and sleeping.
Tanner is a Junior at Santa Clara University, actively pursuing a degree in Management Information Systems with a minor in Political Science. He is from Missoula, MT where he enjoys hiking, skiing, and taking his dog on walks. Over the past summer he visited Hyderabad, India with the SCU Global Fellows Program, where he worked as a Quality Solutions Intern for Franklin Templeton Investments. Tanner is a member of Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity. Tanner also works as a program assistant on campus. In his free time, he enjoys collecting records, cooking, and exploring the Bay Area.
Sam is a Senior majoring in Economics and minoring in History and Philosophy through Santa Clara’s college of Arts and Sciences. During early work experiences ranging from business development to solar panel installation, he developed a drive for a career that allowed him to combine his interest in critical thinking with his pragmatic nature. He has since gained experience working in the consulting field through his time with SCC and his past summer internship with Deloitte Consulting. Outside of the classroom and SCC, Sam can be found playing guitar, skiing, or exploring the beautiful California outdoors.
Will is a sophomore at Santa Clara University pursuing a Finance Major and Art History Minor. He spent this past summer learning about the financial advising industry through a mentorship with Triad Financial Services, a small firm based out of Seattle. Applying what he had learned, Will has invested in the stock market, and researches the factors that impact its rise and fall. He also enjoys reading and learning about American and Chinese history. Aside from his academic and professional pursuits, Will also enjoys following and playing sports; especially football, baseball, and basketball. In addition, he also likes cooking, collecting sneakers, and dreaming of cars that he can’t afford (yet).