Chi Sigma Consulting

Spring 2017

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Kevin Smith  |  Executive Director

Kevin Smith is a third-year student at Northeastern University and currently pursues a degree in Finance at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business. His interests are in consulting and real estate as well as various areas of international business. On top of finance, he also minors in Spanish as well as Italian with the ultimate goal of being trilingual. Growing up just outside of Philadelphia, Kevin spent over 10 years of his life working within construction industry and has experience with everything from sales to project management. Currently in his first co-op cycle at Northeastern, Kevin is working as a Productivity & Costing Analyst at Brown Brother Harriman & Co. He is learning to combine his management and leadership skills learned from previous experience in construction with the collaborative effort required at a large private bank such as BBH. Currently serving his third semester at Chi Sigma Consulting, Kevin was elected Executive Director in the Spring of 2017 and his high hopes for the future of the organization. 

 

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Katherine Swaim  |  Director of Consulting

Katherine Swaim is a third-year honors student at Northeastern University in the D'Amore- McKim School of Business. She is majoring in International Business (with concentrations in Finance and Management Information Systems) and minoring in Mandarin Chinese. She is originally from Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. Katherine is currently co-oping at the Boston Consulting Group as a Global Financial Analyst. Other work experience includes a four-month People Strategy Information Systems internship at Rapid7. Her on-campus work experience includes acting as a research assistant to the International Business and Strategy Group focusing on emerging markets, wealth distribution, and technology. She is a dedicated member of the NU Pep Band in the saxophone section and is very involved in volunteering in the local community. Katherine enjoys running and reading in her free time.

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Stephanie Ji  |  Director of Operations

Stephanie Ji is a third-year student at Northeastern University pursuing a combined degree of Marketing and Interactive Media. She grew up on Long Island but spent the last seven years living in Shanghai, China.  Stephanie was previously a Marketing Intern at Bausch+Lomb and is currently an User Experience Designer at a startup called Placester. She focuses on both web and mobile interface design and is motivated by her passion in design thinking and how we can use design to enhance efficiency. On campus, Stephanie is an Interactive Media Manager in NEU's Entrepreneur's Club- the largest club on campus, and does freelance work in her spare time- focusing on pixel art and animation. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys practicing her photography, cooking, and strumming away on her ukulele. 

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Joann Jeong           Engagement Manager

Joann is a fifth year at Northeastern University pursuing a degree in Finance and Accounting with a minor in international affairs. Her past experiences include a co-op at Deloitte in Audit, at UBS on their market risk analytics team, and at BlueGate Partners, a boutique real estate investment bank, on their capital markets team. In her free time, Joann enjoys traveling, running and trying new ethnic food. Joann hopes to ultimately become a nomad of sorts, with friends, family and ventures residing across the globe.

 

 
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Stephen Wang           Associate Consultant

Stephen is a second-year student at Northeastern University in the D’amore-McKim Business School. He is currently pursuing a degree in business marketing. Stephen has spent his past three summers working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Professional Education where he interned for the marketing team. He is originally from Westford, Massachusetts, and enjoys spending his free time reading, watching sports, and exploring the wilderness.

 

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Luke McCollester            Associate Consultant

Luke McCollester is currently a third year student at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. He is pursuing a degree in business administration with concentrations in finance and accounting. After transferring from Roanoke College in Virginia, he is preparing himself for a career in investment management. Luke is originally from Rochester, Massachusetts and enjoys being close to the ocean. He is currently developing his own co-op at an investment management firm in downtown Boston. In his free time, you can catch Luke out on the golf course or spending time with his friends and family. 

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Matthew Cueto     Engagement Manager

Matthew is a third-year University Scholar and Honors student at Northeastern University, and he is pursing a dual degree in Finance and Accounting with a minor in Mathematics. Matthew most recently worked at Hercules Capital conducting venture capital deal team valuation and analysis. He has also previously worked at MentorWorks, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Matthew is the Vice President of Finance for Alpha Kappa Psi and a social justice research associate for the Southern Poverty Law Center. He’s originally from San Francisco, California and enjoys playing sports and dancing.

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Christine Le                   Associate Consultant

Christine Le is a fourth year at Northeastern University pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Experience Design. Her previous work experiences include a co-op in the Global Development Center at Depuy Synthes working with medical devices and rapid prototyping as well as a co-op at Qinetiq North America, a defense company specializing in robotics. Christine is the current co-president of NU Robotics and in her fourth year of working at the Student Employment Office. She's from Malden, Massachusetts and in her free time enjoys playing tennis and walking her dog.

 


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Isabella Revel              Associate Consultant

Isabella Revel is a third year student at Northeastern University in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. She is pursuing a degree in International Affairs with a minor in Entrepreneurship. Her professional experiences include an internship at Zurich Insurance as well as one at KiteGen, a startup in the environment industry. At her transfer school she acted as an executive member of the school’s incubator, Idea Lab. This semester, Isabella holds a leadership position in the Brotherhood Committee. In her free time, she enjoys learning about new innovations, cooking, fashion and exploring new places.

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Daniel Castle          Engagement Manager

Daniel Castle is a Second-Year Honors student at Northeastern University in the College of Engineering, and he is pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Entrepreneurial Engineering. His professional experiences include being a Research Assistant at the University of Delaware in their Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department and being a Civil Engineering Intern at Pennoni Associates, Inc., which is an engineering consulting firm. This semester, he will join Generate, Northeastern's Student-Run Product Development Studio, while continuing his work in Northeastern's chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He's originally from Hockessin, Delaware, and he enjoys refereeing soccer and reading books in his free time.

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Aditi Singh                Associate Consultant

Aditi Singh is a third-year honors student at Northeastern University in the College of Science and is pursuing a degree in Biochemistry with minors in Social Entrepreneurship and International Affairs. She is currently working at Momenta Pharmaceuticals in the Pre-Clinical department and has previously worked as a Research Assistant in Northeastern University’s Microbiology Department. This semester, Aditi will act as service chair for  Alpha Kappa Psi, pursuing her passion for community service and social innovation. Outside of academics and work, Aditi is a campus resident assistant, dancer with NU Kinematix, and enjoys traveling

 

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Austin Chen                  Associate Consultant

Austin is a fourth year student at Northeastern pursuing a degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Marketing and Supply Chain Management. His co-op experiences include working as a HomeGoods Brand Marketer at the TJX Companies and a Guest Consultant at The Lenox Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel in Back Bay Boston. On campus, Austin is an active participant of LEAD360 where he has served as a Leadership Consultant and a BLUEPRINT Mentor. He is also a member and the Treasurer of the award-winning co-ed A Cappella group The Nor'easters.