Our Team

Michael Cianciotta

Position: Director of Strategy and Transactions, EY-Parthenon

Michael Cianciotta is a Senior Associate at EY where he consults financial institutions on growth, integration, and business planning through mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. He previously worked as a consultant at Capco focusing on the Capital Markets space. Michael is passionate about entrepreneurship and utilizing his experience to enhance the education of young entrepreneurs.

Michael studied Finance and Economics at the Boston University Questrom School of Business.

Michael Cianciotta is a Senior Associate at EY where he consults financial institutions on growth, integration, and business planning through...

Michael Cianciotta

Director of Strategy and Transactions, EY-Parthenon

Greg Minetti

Position: Director of Corporate Development, Togetherwork LLC

Greg Minetti is an Associate on Togetherwork’s Corporate Development team where he works on the Company’s Mergers & Acquisitions strategy. Specifically, Greg is involved with deal sourcing, modeling and financial analysis, market research and deal diligence. Prior to joining Togetherwork, Greg worked in Advertising Sales at AMC Networks. Greg is a graduate of Wake Forest University with a Bachelor’s in Political Science and History. In his spare time, Greg enjoys going to the movies, running, reading and watching sports.

Greg Minetti is an Associate on Togetherwork’s Corporate Development team where he works on the Company’s Mergers & Acquisitions strategy....

Greg Minetti

Director of Corporate Development, Togetherwork LLC

Sami Soma

Position: Strategic Partnerships, Google

Sami Soma is a Partner Lead at Google, working on Advertising and Marketing strategies for large clients within the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. Prior to her role at Google, Sami worked at L’Oreal on digital media efforts across the Luxury product division. She has also held roles in Finance and Marketing across L’Oreal Paris, Active Cosmetics Division and Lancome.

Sami graduated from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business with an emphasis in Finance and Marketing where her passion for supporting under-resourced schools began. Since graduating she has volunteered with various organizations such as The Posse Foundation, The Exodus Foundation and iMentor.

Sami Soma is a Partner Lead at Google, working on Advertising and Marketing strategies for large clients within the Consumer...

Sami Soma

Strategic Partnerships, Google

Andrew Jasen

Position: Finance and Operations Manager, FinLync

Andrew Jasen

Finance and Operations Manager, FinLync

Michael Stimmel

Position: Associate Vice President, Citi

Michael Stimmel

Associate Vice President, Citi

Amy Trutor

Position: Portfolio Manager, State Street

Amy Trutor

Portfolio Manager, State Street

Kaitlin Moroney

Position: Attorney Development Senior Manager, Goodwin

Kaitlin Moroney

Attorney Development Senior Manager, Goodwin

Dave Henault

Position: Director - Global Fund Banking, Silicon Valley Bank

Dave Henault

Director - Global Fund Banking, Silicon Valley Bank

James Evans

Position: Project Leader, Boston Consulting Group

James Evans

Project Leader, Boston Consulting Group

Max Campion

Position: Co-Founder & VP of Business Development, HomeTap

Max Campion

Co-Founder & VP of Business Development, HomeTap

Hayden Broberg

Position: VP of Partnerships, Insurify

Hayden Broberg

VP of Partnerships, Insurify

JP Giannini

Position: Vice President of Early Stage Practices, Silicon Valley Bank

JP Giannini

Vice President of Early Stage Practices, Silicon Valley Bank

Jake Bohenko

Position: Account Manager, Botkeeper

Jake Bohenko

Account Manager, Botkeeper

Krystal Johnson

Position: Project Manager, SAP Concur

Krystal Johnson

Project Manager, SAP Concur

Trent Houston

Position: Assistant Manager, Cambridge Associates

Trent Houston

Assistant Manager, Cambridge Associates

Catherine Lee

Position: Senior Network Engineer, Okta

Catherine Lee

Senior Network Engineer, Okta

Brian Wei

Position: Analyst, BMW i Ventures

Brian Wei

Analyst, BMW i Ventures

Katie Hurley

Position: VP of Marketing, unitQ

Katie Hurley

VP of Marketing, unitQ

Dan Siegel

Position: Head of Customer Success, Paladin Cyber

Dan Siegel

Head of Customer Success, Paladin Cyber

Wanda Lee

Position: Assistant Vice President, Temasek

Wanda Lee

Assistant Vice President, Temasek

Shantu Jain

Position: Lead Technical Product Manager, Venmo

Shantu Jain

Lead Technical Product Manager, Venmo

Katie Ambrose *Co-Chair*

Position: NYC Regional Board Chair, Reddit
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Katie Ambrose *Co-Chair*

NYC Regional Board Chair, Reddit

Ian Mabie *Co-Chair*

Position: NYC Regional Board Chair, Current
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Ian Mabie *Co-Chair*

NYC Regional Board Chair, Current

Pete Van Oot

Position: Director, Dasher Retention Marketing, DoorDash
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Pete Van Oot

Director, Dasher Retention Marketing, DoorDash

Alvin Wei

Position: Corporate Development and Ventures, Coinbase

Alvin Wei

Corporate Development and Ventures, Coinbase

Cristen Koufakis

Position: Global Marketing, Executive Office, Goldman Sachs

Cristen Koufakis

Global Marketing, Executive Office, Goldman Sachs

Wickel Titalom

Position: Head of Partnerships, Grailed

Wickel Titalom

Head of Partnerships, Grailed

Sebastian Hooker

Position: Senior Customer Engineer, Google Cloud at Google

Sebastian Hooker

Senior Customer Engineer, Google Cloud at Google

Alex Eacker

Position: Learning Designer, Multiverse

Alex Eacker

Learning Designer, Multiverse

Jake Wieseneck

Position: Principal at Maniv Mobility

Jake Wieseneck

Principal at Maniv Mobility

Jason Yen

Position: Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, Citi

Jason Yen

Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, Citi

Jessie Goldman

Position: MBA, Columbia Business School

Jessie Goldman

MBA, Columbia Business School

Mary Prager

Position: Corporate Counsel at Lithic

Mary Prager

Corporate Counsel at Lithic

Donovan Tyson *Chair*

Position: Real Estate Agent, Compass Real Estate , Arlines Reporting Corporation

Donovan Tyson *Chair*

Real Estate Agent, Compass Real Estate , Arlines Reporting Corporation

Kateri Jones

Position: Small Business Specialist, National Community Reinvestment Coalition – Women’s Business Center

Kateri Jones

Small Business Specialist, National Community Reinvestment Coalition – Women’s Business Center

Aaron Swinton

Position: Co-Founder & Managing Director, ShockVentures

Aaron Swinton

Co-Founder & Managing Director, ShockVentures

Carrie Miller

Position: Global Trade Associate, Goodwin Procter

Carrie Miller

Global Trade Associate, Goodwin Procter

Rachel Vas

Position: Global Production and Logistics Director, GrainPro

Rachel Vas

Global Production and Logistics Director, GrainPro

Brianne Lucot

Position: Senior Associate, PwC

Brianne Lucot

Senior Associate, PwC

Alankrita Narang

Position: Manager of Strategy and Business Development, Boston Harbor Now

Alankrita Narang

Manager of Strategy and Business Development, Boston Harbor Now

Brock Ballard

Position: Investment Executive, CVC Capital Partners

Brock Ballard

Investment Executive, CVC Capital Partners

Matthew Barton

Position: Art Director, Johannes Leonardo

Matthew Barton

Art Director, Johannes Leonardo

Nicholine Bach

Position: Manager, Hubspot

Nicholine Bach

Manager, Hubspot

Rosie Johnson Conneely

Position: Vice President, Marketing at Blackstone

Rosie Johnson Conneely

Vice President, Marketing at Blackstone

Tomas Dicpinigaitis

Position: Investment Banking Director, UBS

Tomas Dicpinigaitis

Investment Banking Director, UBS

Ajay Menon

Position: Analyst, Apax Digital

Ajay Menon

Analyst, Apax Digital

Arushi Kewalramani

Position: Analyst, Apax Digital

Arushi Kewalramani

Analyst, Apax Digital

Camille Gray

Position: Market Development & Insights Professional, IBM

Camille Gray

Market Development & Insights Professional, IBM

Claire Storement

Position: Associate, Apax Digital

Claire Storement

Associate, Apax Digital

Darnell Marescot

Position: Senior Associate, DoorDash

Darnell Marescot

Senior Associate, DoorDash

Ethan Kessinger

Position: Senior Product Manager, Real World

Ethan Kessinger

Senior Product Manager, Real World

Ike Oji

Position: Strategic Analysis, Oncology at Regeneron

Ike Oji

Strategic Analysis, Oncology at Regeneron

Steve Mortenson

Position: Senior Management Consultant at Sia Partners

Steve Mortenson

Senior Management Consultant at Sia Partners

Tchad Cort

Position: Operations Coordinator, Boston Public Schools Department of Transportation
Phone: Associate Board Member
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Tchad Cort

Operations Coordinator, Boston Public Schools Department of Transportation

Stephanie Salzman

Position: Franchise Development Manager, Threshold Brands

Stephanie Salzman

Franchise Development Manager, Threshold Brands

Jilan Tobar

Position: Sales Enablement Instructional Designer, Silicon Valley Bank

Jilan Tobar

Sales Enablement Instructional Designer, Silicon Valley Bank

Joseph Chang

Position: Senior Program Manager, Cisco

Joseph Chang

Senior Program Manager, Cisco

Christian Souza

Position: Vice President, Silicon Valley Bank
Phone: Board co-Chair

Christian Souza

Vice President, Silicon Valley Bank

Anthony Craigwell

Position: Sales Development Representative, Lumafield

Anthony Craigwell

Sales Development Representative, Lumafield

Cameron Van

Position: Chief Legal Counsel, Dahlia Collective and Founder, Victory Athletics Network

Cameron Van

Chief Legal Counsel, Dahlia Collective and Founder, Victory Athletics Network

Shannon Sloss

Position: Assistant Director, EY

Shannon Sloss

Assistant Director, EY

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HOW TO RECORD

1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right

PRESENTATION TIPS.

- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

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