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Trinayana Kumar Varakala

Hometown: Hyderabad, India

Summer Internship: Development Intern, Cypress Creek Renewables

About: Trinayana is a lawyer who is passionate about the intricate world of corporate finance, and is currently augmenting his expertise by pursuing an MBA. Equipped with legal acumen and an evolving financial skill set, he aspires to bridge the gap between law and finance, assisting corporations in making informed decisions and maximizing their financial potential.

Nikhil Gupta
VP of Learning & Development

Hometown: Jaipur, India

Summer Internship: FSLDP MBA Intern, Amgen

About: Nikhil is a Computer Science Engineer with an MS in Finance. He is also an entrepreneur with a track record of launching two successful startups in the Healthcare sector. He is driven by impactful and inclusive leadership. With a growth mindset, he aims to create efficiencies and drive change.

Deepshikha Shekhar
VP of Learning & Development 

Hometown: Lucknow, India

Summer Internship: Business Development Intern, Inde Wild

About:  As a technology, finance, and communication enthusiast, Deepshika worked in the financial services industry before joining UNC Kenan Flagler Business School. She hopes to make a difference in the corporate world through her perpetual learning and positive attitude. She is a National level table tennis player who has played the sport for over 15 years. In addition, painting and meditation are a routine part of her day.

Blessing Ezealigo
VP of Finance

Hometown:  Nigeria

Summer Internship: Operations Manager Intern, Amazon Pathways

About:  Blessing is a part of the MBA class of 2024, concentrating on Energy and Operations. She has a B.Tech and M.Sc in Physics from Nigeria with a Ph.D. in Innovation Sciences & Technologies from the University of Cagliari, Italy. She previously worked with an Energy start-up as a project manager and an operations manager in the service industry.

Mary Msemwa
VP of Diversity & Inclusion

Hometown: Tanzania

Summer Internship: Senior Program Manager Intern, Amazon

About:  Mary P. Msemwa is a member of the MBA class of 2024, focusing on Energy & Sustainable Enterprise. Before her MBA, she worked at the U.S. Commercial Service in Tanzania, where she served as a Senior Commercial Specialist and was a Team Lead for Oil & Gas and ICT for Sub-Saharan Africa. Mary holds a Master of International Management from Exeter University (U.K.) and a Bachelor of Arts in Business & Business Economics from Middlesex University (U.K.). She is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Sirisha Chillamcherla
VP of Corporate & Alumni Relations

Hometown: Hyderabad, India

Summer Internship: Graduate Finance Intern, Ecolab

About: Sirisha is a Chartered Accountant from India with over five years of consulting and corporate finance experience. Her aim is to nurture a sense of pride and loyalty among our alumni, while also providing the upcoming students with valuable resources and avenues for personal and professional growth. In her words ” I have the unique privilege of connecting with the vibrant and diverse community of former students who have passed through our institution. It is an incredibly rewarding role that allows me to foster lasting relationships.

Rohit Arja
VP of Social & Engagement

Hometown: Cary, North Carolina

Summer Internship: Clinical Trial Coordinator, St. Joseph Hospital TX

About:  Rohit is a Pharm.D + MBA dual degree candidate at UNC, with a concentration in Healthcare Management and Operations. He plans to pursue career opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry upon graduation, and his aptitude in statistics and financial modeling led him to take an interest in the UNC MBA Corporate Finance Club.

Shrujal Raut
VP of Communications & Outreach

Hometown: Mumbai, India

Summer Internship: Product Management Inter, Dell Technologies

About:  Shrujal is an engineer passionate about improving communication and community engagement. As the VP of Communications for the Corporate Finance Club, she intends to effectively convey the club’s mission, activities, and opportunities to the members and the broader community by ensuring that there exist clear and concise communication channels that foster engagement and promote a collaborative and informed environment. When not working, she loves to play musical instruments and paint and is always eager to connect with others over a shared love of music and art.