Meet The Board

Nidhi Khurana – President

Nidhi is a junior majoring in Economics and Political Science. In addition to her role as president of UCC, Nidhi is involved in the Delta Gamma Fraternity and the Honors program. She has held internships at Accenture, Governor Mark Dayton's office and Senator Amy Klobuchar's office. After graduation, Nidhi hopes to enter management consulting. In her free time she enjoys volunteering and traveling.

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Whitney Shapiro – Director of Corporate Relations

Whitney is a junior studying Public/nonprofit Management and Marketing. Outside of her position in the UCC, Whitney is a Community Advisor in the residence halls and an incoming Consulting Associate with the Carlson Consulting Enterprise. This past summer, she interned at a nonprofit organization in Jaipur, India working to develop communications and fundraising strategies. In Whitney's spare time, she loves cooking, running, and indulging in the occasional episode of New Girl or Scandal.

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Faroz Mujir – Chief Operating Officer

A Minnesota native, Faroz is an undergraduate at Carlson School of Management, majoring in Supply Chain and Operations Management, with a focus in health systems. Other than her involvement in UCC, Faroz is also acting captain of the University of Minnesota debate team as well as a board member of Project Mitraniketan. She is also an undergraduate research assistant, formerly in the dermatological portion of the Center for Immunology, and currently in the Supply Chain department. Her professional experience includes internships at Medtronic and Sweet Science Ice Cream, a Minneapolis-based start up, as well as working in a communications capacity for a LA-based distributor. In her spare time, Faroz will be watching documentaries, coaching high school debate, or reading the next great American novel.

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Mark Fuller – Chief Information Officer

Mark is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is a sophomore majoring in Statistics, Computer Science, and Economics. He is very interested in travelling and learning about others' cultures. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer and chess, cooking, and reading about history. After graduation, Mark hopes to work in either consulting or computing.

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Jon Hidde – Chief Financial Officer

Jon is a second year student here at the U pursuing a B.S. in Math with a specialization in Actuarial Science. His hobbies include golf, baking, drinking coffee, and studying contemporary classical music. Upon graduating, he intends to work in the field of risk management.

Ella McClarnon – Chief Marketing Officer

Ella is a sophomore majoring in statistics and industrial systems engineering. Her professional experience includes internships with Data Sciences International and Sogeti. She hopes to pursue a career in business analytics or consulting. In addition to UCC, she is a member of the University of Minnesota Sailing Team. In her free time, Ella enjoys listening to podcasts, hiking, and making/eating curry.

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Thomas Pedretti – Director of Case Prep

As a junior in Carlson, Tom is pursuing majors in Finance and Accounting with aspirations for a career in consulting. Along with his role in UCC, Tom is a board member for Truth in Business and an active participant in various bible studies. He is also and avid traveler, having visited four of the continents, with the most recent being Asia during his semester abroad in Thailand. In his free time, Tom enjoys watching European soccer, working out, playing sports, and spending time with family and friends.

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Ryan Kororll – Director of Case Competition

Ryan, a native Minnesotan, is a first year student at the Carlson School of Management and the UCC. He is studying Finance with a minor in MIS and plans on pursuing a career in strategy consulting. In addition to his role as Director of the Case Competition, he also volunteers as a Volunteer Tax Assistance Preparer. He hopes to build off of his high school leadership posts as a means of helping members achieve their professional goals. In his free time, he enjoys researching current events, providing guidance to his former high school speech team, traveling, discussing any and all things baseball, and golfing with friends.

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Ely Harel – Director of Membership

A freshman at the Carlson School of Management, Ely grew up in Minnetonka, Minnesota and graduated for Hopkins High School. Along with UCC, Ely is involved with University Mutual and the club lacrosse team on campus. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with friends, playing sports and being outside.