Meet The Board

Ben Kubesh – President

Ben is a junior majoring in Marketing and Finance. In addition to his role as President of UCC, Ben is an officer of the Table Tennis Club, Consulting Associate with the Carlson Consulting Enterprise, and a Peer Assistant for MGMT 3004 Business Strategy. After graduation, he hopes to enter management consulting. In his free time, Ben enjoys playing competitive table tennis and traveling.

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Sibi Murugesan – Vice President

Sibi Murugesan is a junior studying Business & Marketing Education with an Emphasis in Business Strategy along with a minor in Applied Economics. As the Vice President, he works closely with the President to introduce consulting to a diverse group of students and bridge the gap between those interested students and consulting professionals. He strives to put the University of Minnesota on the map for consulting firms to recruit from and is a firm believer that the UCC is an amazing catalyst/incubator for students to enter the industry. Outside of the UCC, Sibi is the Lead Strategy Consultant for CoLab, a student-run consulting firm on campus and is a Program Board Chair for Student Unions and Activities. After graduation, Sibi hopes to enter the management consulting industry and eventually run for office while continuing to offer his talents to U of MN students. In his limited spare time, Sibi enjoys martial arts tricking, writing children's novels and binge watching House of Cards and Parks and Recreation.

Sam Wagner – Chief Operating Officer

Hailing from Montgomery, New Jersey, Sam is a junior at Carlson majoring in Supply Chain and Operations Management with a minor in Finance. Outside of the UCC, Sam is involved in Women in Business, Honors Ambassadors, and works as an Honors Research Assistant in Carlson’s SME (Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship) Department. In her spare time, you can find Sam devouring a David Sedaris book, cheering on the New Jersey Devils, and trying new cuisines.

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Jay Chaudhary – Chief Information Officer

Raised in Maple Grove MN, Jay is a sophomore majoring in Finance and MIS. Along with his duties as CIO, Jay is involved in the Honors Program, Hindi Urdu Conversation Club, Student Services Fee Committee, and Club MIS. Jay is also a Carlson Crew Leader and enjoys helping freshman in Carlson get situated. In his spare time Jay enjoys running, hanging out with friends, and reading.

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Darpan Shah – Chief Marketing Officer

Darpan Shah is pursuing an MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering, with minors in Finance and Economics. His major areas of research include Economic Growth and Development as well as Financial Equality. After graduation, Darpan is interested in working in management consulting or financial services as a growth forecaster or economist. In his free time, Darpan enjoys learning about international economics, listening to talks of business and government leaders, flying kites, dancing, and following many sports – especially winter sports.

Nidhi Khurana – Director of Corporate Relations

Nidhi is a sophomore majoring in Economics and Political Science with a minor in Management. In addition to her position in the UCC, Nidhi is an officer of the Delta Gamma sorority and a policy intern in the office of Governor Mark Dayton. Her professional experience extends to several political campaigns including those of Senator Claire McCaskill and New York City Mayoral Candidate Christine Quinn. Since moving to Minnesota, she has become a die-hard gophers fan. Her interests include chocolate, dancing, and catching up on her favorite TV dramas.

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Jesse Jiang – Case Prep Director

Born and raised in China, Jessie is a junior majoring Finance and Accounting. In addition to being the Director of Case Prep at UCC, Jessie also works as a Community Advisor (Resident Assistant) at the University. In her free time, Jessie enjoys playing badminton and keyboard, running, reading, cooking and singing. Upon graduation, she is interested in pursuing a career in management consulting or financial services.

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Kevin Beltz – Membership Director

Kevin is from Crosslake, MN and a current sophomore at Carlson School of Management pursuing a double major in Finance and MIS. In addition, Kevin is working toward a Sustainability minor in CFANS. He is also an active participant in intramural sports and the Ski and Snowboard Club. Kevin takes advantage of his free time by playing basketball, golf, and listening to music.