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Tepper School Alumni Board

The Tepper School Alumni Board is dedicated to providing opportunities to engage, educate and connect alumni to the school and each other. Formed in 2008, members representing alumni from around the world, the Tepper School Alumni Board works to advance the interests of its global alumni community. 

Selected from a pool of active alumni volunteers, each member plays a strategic role in advising the Alumni Relations team and the overall Tepper School, providing that important link between alumni and the school.

Jim Bernier

Jim Bernier (MSIA '93)
Executive Vice President, Head of Derivative Products Group, PNC Bank

Chuck Bracken

Chuck Bracken (MSIA '78)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, The Barton Group

Lyenda Simpson Delp

Lyenda Simpson Delp (MSIA '97)
Managing Director, Black Rock

Ozcar Dogun

Ozgur Dogan (MBA '05)
Director, Workforce of the Future, Amazon

Russell Ewing II

Russell Ewing II (MSIA '96)
Retired, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Lori Heinel

Lori Heinel (MSIA '92)
Executive Vice President, Deputy Global Chief Investment Officer, State Street Global Advisors


Tal Heppenstall (MSIA '85)
President, UPMC Enterprises

Michael Hermeston

Michael Hermeston (MBA '08)
Global Director of Vendor Management - Specialty Ads Support, Google


Jertez Hunter (MBA '13)
Lead Product Development, Union Pacific

Kalpesh Kapadia

Kalpesh Kapadia (MSIA '99)
CEO, Deserve, Inc.

Justin Kaufman

Justin Kaufman (MBA '04)
Pittsburgh Office Managing Partner and Midwest Advisory Market Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, PwC Advisory Services

Lillian MacEachern

Lillian MacEachern (MBA '09)
Vice President, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Krista Markert

Krista Markert (MSIA '97)
Senior Director, DataStax

Alissa T Marushak

Alissa T. Marushak (MBA '10)
Field Marketing Leader, Northeast and Midwest, Cigna

Kishor Pendse

Kishor Pendse (MSIA '79)
President and CEO, The Pendse Group LLC

Rob Rice

Rob Rice (MSIA '00)
Affiliate Finance Manager, ExxonMobil Corporation

Olivier Salomon

Olivier Salomon (MSIA '93)
Managing Director, AlixPartners

Aurobind Satpathy

Aurobind Satpathy (MSIA ’96)
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Danielle Schmitt

Danielle Schmitt (MBA '11)
Senior Program Manager, Microsoft UK
sujal shah

Sujal Shah (MBA '04)

President & CEO, CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc.

Ranjit Singh

Ranjit Singh (MSIA '99)
Principal, Pricing & Profitability Management Practice Leader, Deloitte

Michael Smith

Michael Smith (BS/H&SS '89, MSIA '95)
Chief Marketing Officer, Yapta

Susan Smith

Susan Smith (MSIA '96)
Management Consultant, FORCE Consulting Group LLC


Eduardo Tobon (MBA '00)
Leadership Advisor, Spencer Stuart