The Lerner College Student Advisory Board is a twelve to fourteen member committee within the Lerner College of Business and Economics that strives to improve academic quality, professional experience, extracurricular enrichment, and student satisfaction.
LCSAB is comprised of diverse students, representing multiple majors and academic and professional experiences. The committee hosts major community events within the Lerner College such as Wingfest and the Spring Picnic, and it is also responsible for the development of programs such as the Peer Mentorship program. With insight and feedback from the students, LCSAB collaborates with the administration, faculty, and students to enrich the experience of students at the University of Delaware.
William Cobb is a senior Honors Finance and Economics major from Shiloh, NJ. He serves as the President of the Lerner College Student Advisory Board. During this past summer, William interned at PwC in New York City as a management consulting summer analyst specializing in mergers and acquisitions in the asset management industry and he will be continuing his career at PwC full-time. Previously, he held positions at Apple in B2B sales as well as JPMorgan Chase in mobile technology quality assurance. William enjoys wakeboarding, cooking, and graphic design.
Phillip Flesch is a junior Finance and Economics student originally from Plymouth, MI. He serves as the Portfolio Strategist of the Blue Hen Investment Club after previously serving as the Industrials/Materials Sector Head. During this past summer, Phillip enthusiastically interned in J.P. Morgan’s operations division in a fixed-income role. In his free time, he enjoys reading, running, fishing, and the outdoors.
Mark DiStefano is a senior accounting major who is pursuing a career in public accounting upon graduation from the University of Delaware. This past summer, he interned with PwC (formerly PriceWaterhouseCoopers) in the assurance practice. He has previously interned with the Ace Insurance Group, Wilmington Trust, and AFLAC. Mark is very excited to be a part of the board this year and looks forward to expressing the concerns and interests of his peers with school leadership.
Lauren Johnson is a junior Marketing major from Maywood, NJ. This past spring, she became a member of the Lerner College Student Advisory Board. She is also a mentor for the Each One Reach One Program as well as a TA for BUAD301: Intro to Marketing. Part-time, she works for Student Financial Services on campus. In between her studies and extra-curricular activities, Lauren gets as much sleep as possible, catches up with friends, and roots for the Miami Heat and the OKC Thunder during basketball season.
Kelly Harris is a senior Hotel, Restaurant and institutional management major from Annapolis, Maryland. Kelly is a banquet server at the Embassy Suites in the Baltimore Inner Harbor. She is also an active member of Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity as well as the Chi Omega sorority on campus. Kelly enjoys being with her family, watching sports and being outdoors.
Ganggas Harjianto is a sophomore Honors Finance major from Middletown, DE. In addition to the advisory board, he serves as a Sector Head in the Blue Hen Investment Club and the Director of Membership of ALPFA. Outside of school, Ganggas publishes investment research about technology and consumer retail on the website Seeking Alpha. Previously, he has worked as an intern at Mid-Atlantic Wealth Management. In his free time, Ganggas enjoys golf, soccer, film, and reading.
Evan Budischak is a Junior Finance major with Economics and International Business minors from Wilmington, DE. He serves as the president of the Lerner College Student Advisory Board. In addition, Evan is an active member of the Blue Hen Investment Club as an analyst in the energy sector. Evan enjoys running, being outdoors, and traveling.
Erin Vresics is a Junior majoring in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management. It was from working and eventually training new employees for 2 years prior to college that she found her passion in the field of hospitality. She enjoys being actively involved in the Advisory Board, CMAA, and Humanitarian Hospitality. She took part in the planning and execution of 3 large dinners for the managers of the Philadelphia area amongst various other events within CMAA. Last fall, she studied abroad in Switzerland for a semester where she became more familiar with the culture, event planning, and F&B Operations. Since she has been back, she has been interning at Vicmead Hunt Club and continuing her involvement on campus.
David Sang is a senior Honors Finance and Accounting major and 4+1 M.S. in Accounting student from Newark, DE. He has been involved with the advisory board since his freshman year. Dave also serves as President of the Blue Hen Investment Club, and competes in case competitions with his team, GTS Consulting. This past summer, Dave worked at KPMG in strategy consulting in NYC and investment banking in Auckland, New Zealand. He has previously held roles at Morgan Stanley and AstraZeneca. After graduation, Dave plans to enter the management consulting industry. In his spare time, Dave enjoys digital photography.
Anna Gill is a junior Marketing major from Newark, DE with minors in Italian, Applied Voice, and Music Management. Currently, she TAs for BUAD110 Basics of Business, conducts marketing research for the International Reading Association, and works under Dr. Christine Kydd as a research assistant. This past summer, she interned for the City of Newark’s Planning and Development Department developing a marketing campaign for Newark’s public transportation. Anna spends most of her free time music directing the MelUDees co-ed acappella group, singing in Chorale, and arranging music.
Andrew Schaaf is a senior Honors International Business and Economics major from New Jersey. Originally born in Costa Rica, Andrew has a plethora of international experience that he hopes to contribute to the professional workforce following graduation. He has been working at JPMorgan Chase for the past year. When not in school or working, he enjoys going to concerts, exercising, and socializing.
Dan Sutter is a senior Finance and Marketing double major from Bridgewater, New Jersey. In addition to the Lerner College Advisory Board, Dan is also a member of the Executive Mentor Scholars Program and an Executive Board Member of his Fraternity. He spent this past summer as a Derivatives Operations intern with Prudential Financial where he has received a full-time offer for their Finance Rotational Program. In his spare time Dan enjoys being a fan of the New York Giants and Yankees sports teams as well spending his weekends at various Main Street establishments.