Club Officers


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Brandon Chinn, President

Brandon grew up in Richmond, VA and then graduated from Brown University in 2009. Thereafter he worked in New York City as a theatre maker and then at in the Enterprise Accounts team. His interests include running around with his dog, singing loudly in his car, cracking jokes in class, and brunch. If you come visit Charlottesville he has strong restaurant suggestions.

Summer Internship: Senior Associate at Prophet Consulting


Rafe Steinhauer, VP Admissions & Alumni 

After college, Rafe taught at a boys' rehabilitation school in Nairobi. Upon returning stateside, Rafe cofounded a fundraising software company and a tutoring small business, worked for two other startups, and played semi-professional Ultimate Frisbee. He is pursuing a dual MBA/MEd degree and hopes to coach the Knicks after Darden. 

Summer Internship: Building Excellent Schools




Felipe Velasquez, VP Finance & Fundraising

Raised in Northern Virginia, Felipe graduated from Harvard in 2005 and worked in New York City in the corporate strategy group of an asset management firm.  His interests include music festivals and seeking adventures in places such as Borneo, Bali, Mykonos, Bocas del Toro, Hong Kong, Byron Bay, and Shanghai.  Always up for fun, you’ll most likely see him at the Virginian, a classic Charlottesville institution. 


Summer Internship:  Investment Banking in J.P. Morgan’s healthcare group





Sonja Pederson Green, Co-VP of Ally Engagement

Sonja had a migratory youth, growing up between Minnesota, California, Texas, and New Mexico. Continuing the migratory pattern, she attended Middlebury College in Vermont, where she majored in Political Science. Prior to Darden, she lived in Washington, DC, where she worked in intelligence for the Department of Defense. In her free time, she enjoys eating tacos, reading lots of nonfiction (and subsequently telling everyone around her about the book she is reading), guilty pleasure TV, singing, and riding busses in the developing world. 

Summer Internship:  Summer Associate at Cargill 




Zach Mayo, Co-VP of Ally Engagement 

Zach Mayo grew up in Chattanooga, TN and attended the University of Virginia, graduating with a degree in Philosophy and a minor in Classics. Finding that all the big philosophy companies were not hiring, he embarked on a classic “nontraditional” career path, working on political campaigns in Virginia, with the Peace Corps in Uganda, and with several web-based start-ups in Tennessee. After Darden, Zach hopes to use everything he learned about revenue recognition, the marketing mix, and the weighted average cost of capital to make the world a better place.


Matthew Waite, VP Career Development 

 Matt grew up in the distant, exotic nation of Canada, and graduated from the University of Ontario Institute of Techology (UOIT). He then worked in risk management for a power company in Ottawa, before moving to California to work in project management for an e-commerce startup. He likes playing guitar, attending musical theatre, watching various tv shows, going to the beach, and wearing cardigans.

Summer Internship: Commercial Strategy at Dow AgroSciences


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