The Santa Clara Consulting Team
Matilde Saucedo, President
Matilde is a junior 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 was a Discovery Intern at Deloitte, where she was exposed to the firm’s Advisory and Audit practices. 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 help conduct business in a sustainable way. This fall, Matilde is studying abroad in Sevilla, Spain where she hopes to immerse herself in Spanish culture and learn how to cook tapas. Some of her other interests include volleyball, playing guitar, de-stressing at the gym, and dancing Latin music for fun!
Cyrus Miremadi, VP of External Relations
Cyrus is a junior actively pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Computer Engineering. This past summer, Cyrus worked in venture growth and investor relations at a computational biomedicine start-up. He has a strong background in start-up business development and venture capital investments. On campus, Cyrus works in the Drahmann Advising center as a Student Assistant. In his free time, he enjoys coding, playing tennis, trail-running, and profusely scouring crunchbase.
Sophie Nguyen, VP of Internal Relations
Sophie Nguyen is a third-year Information Systems Management major and Computer Science minor at Santa Clara University. In addition to being a part of the SCC team, she is a Peer Advisor for the Leavey School of Business and a Graphic Designer for the SCU Center for Student Involvement. This past summer, Sophie worked at AgentMotions, a local startup that focuses on providing marketing solutions to real estate agents and brokerages, as a graphic and web designer. She is passionate about sustainability and plans to integrate this into her studies in her upcoming years at SCU. In school, you’ll find her on the third floor of the library at any given moment of the day. Outside of school, she loves to take beach trips, hammock, paint, and drink too much tea.
Mindy Luong, VP of Finance
Mindy Luong is senior Leavey Scholar at Santa Clara University majoring in Accounting and information Systems and Economics. This past summer, she interned at Salesforce.com in the payments rotation where she gained exposure on the processes and systems of corporate expenses and worked to improve the efficiency of these functions. On campus, she is one of the Co-Chairs of the Asian Pacific-Islander Student Union, an active member of the professional business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi, and an accounts payable student assistant at the University Finance Office. This fall she will be studying in Taipei, Taiwan to learn and immerse herself in new cultures. 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 studying Accounting Information Systems major. She hails from a western suburb of Chicago. She is an alto in the SCU Chamber Singers and part of 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 this past summer and throughout the Christmas holiday, she found a passion for customer satisfaction. In her free time, she enjoys humbling most middle aged golfers on the links, watching sports especially the Chicago Blackhawks, or browsing the web, always learning and finding fascinating tidbits of information.
Bella is a Senior at Santa Clara University actively pursuing a degree in Accounting. This past summer, she spent her time at eShares as a valuations analyst intern, improving the workflow of the team and aiding in the process of completing valuations for private companies from start to finish. Besides being a passionate influencer in SCC, Bella is also part of the ACE Leadership Program, serves as President of SCU Unicef, works in the Drahmann Advising Center, and leads and performs as a violinist for the SCU Four Strings Quartet. In the fall, she will be studying abroad in Taipei, Taiwan to further explore cultures that are not her own. Bella appreciates investing, calisthenics, coding, deepening understanding, and much more.
Michael Liou is a junior finance major with double minors in economics and math. On campus, he is an active brother of Alpha Kappa Psi and works within the mailing services center on the SCU campus. This past summer he worked at a small wealth management firm in San Jose called the Sherer Group, learning the ins and outs of wealth management and financial planning. Although not athletic whatsoever, he loves sports, especially football, soccer, and basketball. In his free time, he loves reading about finance, binge watching TV shows like Grey’s Anatomy, and sleeping.
Tanner is a Sophomore at Santa Clara University, actively pursuing a degree in Operations Management & Information Systems with a minor in International Business. He is from Missoula, MT where he enjoys hiking, skiing, and taking his dog on walks. Over the past summer, he worked as a project management intern at Big Sky Commerce, a local tech company that provides point of sale solutions to clients nationwide. Tanner also is a member of Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity. Currently, he serves as Chancellor of the fraternity. Tanner also works as a receptionist 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. This past summer, he split time between interning at Seattle-based transportation startup TOTAGO and performing on-roof solar panel installation in the Pacific Northwest. Sam loves thinking through and solving problems, skills he hopes to utilize while interning as a Project Controller Summer Scholar 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 second year student at Santa Clara University pursuing a Finance Major and Art History Minor. For the past three years, he has worked at The Coho Café in Issaquah, WA were he has learned to balance excellent customer service while maintaining the restaurant’s efficiency. Will has invested in the stock market for several years and especially enjoys researching the factors that impact its rise and fall. He 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).