Yale School of Management

Yale SOM Alumni Advisory Board

The Alumni Advisory Board is comprised of alumni who advise the dean and the school’s senior leadership on how to advance the values and mission of the school throughout the broader Yale alumni community.


Jeffrey Juger ’11
Director of Business Development
JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc.

VICE Chair

Sojung Lee ’13
Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan


Matthew J. Broder ’81 B.A., ’87
Vice President, Public Affairs
Financial Accounting Foundation

directors at large

Ramin Abtahi ’02
Vice President, Client Success

Jill Govan Bauman ’87
President and CEO
Imagine LA

Joseph Brandifino ’18
Manager of Risk & Intelligence – Content

Fay Chen ’08
Executive Director
Morgan Stanley

Benjamin Freedman ’15
Connectivity Products Lead

Claudia S. Gourdon ’78
Senior Vice President in Healthcare Financial Services
People’s United Bank

Manka Khanna ’19
Senior Commercial Excellence Advisor

Mandy Krumnow ’18
Head, Learning & Development, Global Medical Affairs and
the Chief Medical Office Shell
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Charles Liu ’11
Executive Director
Credit Suisse

Tony Lynn ’14
Global Program Manager

Soji Maurice-Diya ’10
Chief Commercial Officer
American Tower Corporation – Nigeria

Victor Padilla-Taylor ’15
Director of Mentor, Advisor, and Partner Networks
Yale University

Olabosipo Sawyerr-Bassey ’07
Finance Transformation Project Lead

Gilbert Santa Maria ’91
President and COO
Philippines Airlines Pnb Financial Center

Maya Sudhakaran ’14
Global Demand Manager
Prodigy Finance

Student Representatives

1st year – Omar Ben Halim ’21
2nd year – Tom Sawyer ’22

Ex Officio Members

Kerwin K. Charles
Indra K. Nooyi Dean & Frederic D. Wolfe Professor of Economics, Policy, and Management
Yale School of Management

Joel A. Getz
Deputy Dean for Alumni, Development, and Special Initiatives
Yale School of Management

YAA Delegates

Jeffrey Juger ’11, Chair, Alumni Advisory Board 

Director of Business Development
JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc.

Matthew Broder ’81 B.A., ’87 

Vice President, Public Affairs
Financial Accounting Foundation

Dan Kent ’16
Senior Product Manager, Machine Learning
Glass Door

Nik Khakee ’96 
Managing Director
Standard & Poor’s

Christina Maria Mainelli ’11
Chief Operating Officer
Unite Us

Eddie Thai ’12   
General Partner
500 Startups Vietnam

Mary Pat Wixted ’10 B.A., 15 
Senior Associate Brand Manager
Campbell Soup Company

Alumni Fund Chair

Rebecca Vitas Schamis ’00
The Acceleration Project

Have a question or interested in volunteering – or just want to share your perspectives? We want to hear from you! Feel free to contact the Yale SOM Alumni Advisory Board at ysomaab@gmail.com