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Board and Officers 2023-24

Board of Directors

Christopher Reichert, SM/MOT ’04

President and MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Advisory Board Member

Also: Technology Chair

Christopher is the former Chief Information Officer for the award-winning Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. As a member of the Institute's senior management team, Reichert oversaw the organization's exhibit and back office technology, as well as collaborated on overall Institute strategy and operations. Previously he was the Director of Web Technology for the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Christopher worked to modernize the Library’s online and offline systems, including multiple award-winning websites. Prior to JFK, Christopher was the founder of Mindsurfers, LLC, a non-profit organization with a mission to build underprivileged children's passion for technology and engineering using LEGO Mindstorm Robotics. While at Vecna Technologies, recently named one of the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts, Christopher served as Project Lead for the team that developed the groundbreaking MA Health Connector Portal in 2006, which served as a guide for aspects of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Christopher has received Master's degrees from MIT's Sloan School of Management and the Harvard Kennedy School. Christopher was the Executive Chair of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium for almost 10 years. He holds triple citizenship in the USA, Australia and Spain and has been known to enjoy a song or three. Christopher has received Master's degrees from MIT's Sloan School of Management and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Sahil Joshi, MBA ’19

Vice President and MIT Eco-System Chair

Sahil is a dual degree student, pursuing an MBA and MPA from MIT Sloan and the Harvard Kennedy School. His coursework is primarily focused on entrepreneurial strategy and finding ways to use disruptive technology to solve public and social problems. At Sloan, Sahil is the Senate’s Vice President of Academic Affairs, a student representative on the MBA Steering Committee, and serves on the leadership board of the Boston InSITE chapter (a nonprofit, cross school fellowship program focused on getting graduate students engaged within entrepreneurship ecosystems. Prior to Sloan, Sahil was a Senior Consultant at Monitor Deloitte, focused on helping public, private, and social sector organizations find new ways to create economic opportunity. Sahil supported and led engagements with a diverse set of clients, including the White House, the District of Columbia, the Saudi General Investment Authority, and the WorldBank. Additionally, Sahil was selected by Deloitte’s Office of the CEO to serveas an Innovation Fellow, responsible for developing a strategic alliance with XPRIZE, a foundation using disruptive technology to benefit humanity. This past summer Sahil interned at Bridgewater Associates. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, visiting local breweries, and singing and playing guitar in the“ Rolling Sloans".

Dave Harelick, MBA ’02

Assistant Vice President

Also: Technology Vice Chair, Social Networking Vice Chair

David is a fractional CFO serving the following insitituions: Virfex, Inc., the Center for Advanced Periodonistry and Impant Dentistry, PC, Harelick Dental (Fairhaven) Harelick Dental (Holliston, MA) and the Dehni Family Office. David is also the principal of Acqumen Real Estate where he advises funds, family offices, and others on their real estate portfolios. David is a licensed real estate broker in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. David was recently the Corporate Vice President and Head of USA for Gulf Investment House managing it's US real estate portfolio via Innovest Capital, Inc. David was a Partner at Corporate Realty Investment, LLC and a Senior Vice President of its predecessor, CRIC Capital, LLC, a joint venture with Prudential Financial investing in single tenant, net lease real estate. Prior to CRIC, David was an Associate in the Real Estate Capital Markets Group of Lend Lease and a Financial Analyst at Wasserstein Perella & Co. David founded or co-founded: Lion & Lion USA, a digital marketing agency; USA Cupom, a website designed to connect Brazilian tourists with American retailers; and Free Travel Genius, a blog devoted to teaching people how to travel for free. David has also consulted for various technology and real estate firms including Clark Realty Capital, LLC, Boston Capital, Automatos, Inc., Technisys, S.A., College Coach, LLC and pi Technologies. David received a B.S. from Cornell University and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and is a CFA charterholder. David lives in Brookline with his wife, daughter and son.  David is an avid skier and hiker.

Nick Holda, MBA ’13

Clerk and President Emeritus

Nick leads sales and business development at PreVeil, a Spark Capital-backed cybersecurity startup in Boston. Nick is passionate about growing companies and connecting with people. Prior to working in cybersecurity, Nick was an emerging leader in Boston Consulting Group's High Tech and Next-Gen B2B Salespractices where he managed growth strategy and 'next gen' go-to-market initiatives for the world's largest enterprise tech companies. These experiences built upon Nick's entrepreneurial innovation training at MIT and his hands-on business turnaround experience at AlixPartners. Nick earned his MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was a Martin Trust Community Fellow. He also holds an Post-graduate Diploma in Business from the University of Aberdeen (Scotland)and a Bachelor of Business Administration from McCombs School of Business at the Universityof Texas at Austin. In his free time, Nick enjoys playing with his two kids, following news on innovative tech companies, sailing around BostonHarbor, running/hiking outdoors, watching football, and learning to play golf.

Mark Crowley, MBA ’98

Treasurer and MIT Sloan CFO Summit Organizer

Mark has an extensive career spanning finance and strategy, working closely with senior executives as a valued business adviser, and helping rapidly growing technology companies’ scale.  He currently is CFO of Volante Technologies, a global provider of cloud payments and financial messaging solutions for financial institutions.  Before Volante, he led the FP&A functions at leading SaaS companies, including Constant Contact, Fuze, and  Previously, Mark was at Verizon, where he served in numerous finance and strategic planning roles. Mark’s unique combination of finance and strategy came from his earlier roles in investment banking at Lehman Brothers, and management consulting at A.T. Kearney. In addition to serving on the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Board, he is part of the organizing committee for the MIT Sloan CFO Summit.  Mark earned his MBA from MIT Sloan in 1998, and also has a BA in Economics and Computer Science from Brandeis University.

Julia Abramovich, MBA ’02

Chief People Officer and Women's Events Co-Chair

As a Principal and AdvisorySales Leader, Julia Abramovich leads the Business Development function for the US Advisory business at KPMG. She is responsible for stewarding the sales culture and setting strategic direction for the team. She is focused on optimizing client value propositions, sales processes, and resources for business growth and market success. Julia brings over twenty years of work experience in sales, strategy consulting, marketing, and business development. Prior to joining KPMG, Julia was a Vice President of Sales for IBM Cloud Software Business for Retail, Consumer Products, and Travel clients. Her team was responsible for client relationships and delivering IBM’s software solutions to US clients, with focus on Cloud, Analytics, and Cognitive services. She also served as Greater Boston Senior Location Executive for IBM in Massachusetts. Over her 16 years with IBM, Juliasuccessfully led many sales teams in the Retail, Financial Services,and other verticals to growth. Previously, Julia served as a Chief of Staff for a 20,000 person GBS consulting organization, where she startedher tenure with IBM. As a strategy consultant, Julia focused on helping national retail clients implement new brand strategies and increase sales through understanding and interpreting customer preferences. Julia graduated with honors from Brandeis University with an B.A. in Mathematics and minors in Economics and Philosophy. In 2002, Ms. Abramovich earned an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management where she was awarded a Merit Fellowship for her contributions to the Sloan community. She continues to be closely involved with the Sloan School, previously as a class officer and now as a Board Member for the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association. Julia is involved with several other local non-profit organizations.

Sean Brown, SM ’94

Director-at-Large, Career Series Chair and CIO Symposium Advisory Board Member

Also: Technology Vice Chair

Sean has served as a member of the board since 2001, and launched the association's career services offering in 2009. He has designed and hosted over 70 MIT Sloan events during his time on the board. In his role as a member of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium advisory board, Sean helps set the strategic direction fort his flagship event. He has also served as an active alumni volunteer across a range of activities, including serving as an MIT Community Catalyst Leadership Program coach for the past 8 years. Sean currently leads Global Communications and External Relations for McKinsey and Company’s Strategy and Corporate Finance practice, helping drive engagement with clients and influencers around the world on the Firm's latest thought leadership and client capabilities. Sean also leads the Practice’s virtual knowledge dissemination efforts, and has selected, hosted, and moderated the discussions of more than 200 live web based knowledge events, presented by senior McKinsey partners and attended by thousands of executives each year. Sean is a former McKinsey consultant and has also advised hundreds of clients around the world on their external and alumni relations strategy, has shared perspectives on alumni and external relations with awide range of international media, and served as a keynote speaker at conferences on externalrelations in Singapore, Germany, England, Ireland, and across the US. In 2014, Sean helped manage McKinsey's strategic partnership with the World Economic Forum, including its presence at the Annual Meeting in Davos. On a personal level, Sean enjoys behavioral economics and decision making, and closely follows new social, web, and wireless technologies. He has attended the annual International Consumer Electronics Show 15 times since 2000. Sean's specialties and expertise include: marketing and communications; external relations/client community building and engagement; thought leadership, online social networking, collaboration, and analytics; career and talent services; event moderation and public speaking; and in person and virtual events; and consumer and wireless technology (software and hardware).

Pat Hubbell, SM ’91

Director-at-Large, Resilience Series Co-Chair, MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Organizer

Pat is Founder and Executive Director of Candorful, a nonprofit focused on leveraging multi-sided platform technology to provide US Military Veterans and Military Spouses with job transition preparation and support. Pat founded Candorful in 2017 and has grown its impact to supporting 1200 Veterans and Military Spouses per year in 2023. Candorful uses multi-sided platform technology to connect a community of volunteer interview coaches from Fortune 500 companies to our Veterans and Military Spouses for Practice Interviews.  

Before founding Candorful, Pat was VP of Development for Keystone Strategy where she focused on rebuilding performance and talent development processes for Keystone’s full team. Her key accomplishments included introduction of the concept and system for a Mentorship Mindset, creating a training interface to support key firm values and goals, and delivering training events to grow and develop the full team. Before joining Keystone, Pat was Senior Associate Director at Cornell’s Johnson School of Management CMC where she created and delivered programming. During her time at Cornell she led a technology team to develop a multi-sided platform for matching students with alumni interview prep. She also revamped the career management process for preparing scientists and engineers for business roles. As Founder of Opening Doors Consulting, Pat worked on both process improvement projects and executive coaching. At PRTM Management Consulting, Pat was a Consultant, Engagement Manager, and Special Projects Manager, Reporting to the CEO for 12 years. In these roles, Pat had the chance to impact change across multiple industries from the production floor to the C-Suite. Pat has also worked as an engineer for Corning Inc., Eastman Kodak, and Digital Equipment Corp (DEC). Pat holds an SM (MBA) in Management from MIT Sloan and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Rhode Island.


Other Members of the Board of Governors


Ray Chang, SB ’77, SM ’84

MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Advisory Board Member

Also: Technology Vice Chair

Ray has built and led software teams at vendor, end user, and consulting organizations. These teams were empowered to address customer needs by bringing new and enhanced products to market. As part of State Street's IT Office of Architecture, Ray is helping the enterprise achieve its vision of private cloud computing, securely delivering client solutions with faster time to market at lower cost, with a focus on business intelligence and data warehousing. As a Senior Vice President at Fidelity Investments, Ray built teams of Enterprise Architects, bringing diverse development groups into alignment across the enterprise and ensuring that leading edge technologies were successfully adopted. Previously, Ray was a Director of Software Development at Oracle and Wang Laboratories. Ray's teams broke new ground in areas such as web-based email, workflow, and broadband local area networking. He represented each of these companies at industry standards organizations. Ray has been active with the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium since 2011, serving various roles on the Award, Web, Marketing, and Innovation Showcase teams. Ray received both a Master's and Bachelor's degree from MIT's Sloan School of Management and is a member of the IEEE and ACM. He was born and raised in New York. He and his wife have 5 children, who have attended Wellesley, RPI, Tufts, Bowdoin, and NYU. They live in Winchester, Massachusetts.

Audrey Daum, SM ’88

Women's Events Co-Chair, Marketing Chair, Resilience Series Co-Chair

Audrey was named a Five Star Wealth Manager, listed in Boston Magazine from 2011 to the present. She was mentioned on CNBC as an Advisor to President Donald J. Trump, former CEO, The Trump Organization. Audrey Daum is a Senior Vice President – Investments with Moors & Cabot. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Ms. Daum was employed as Director-Investments, Oppenheimer. Prior to that she was employed as a Vice President and Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management from 1998 to 2010. She was also employed as a Senior Business Manager at Merrill Lynch from 1996 to 1998. Prior to that, from 1994 to 1996, she was a Vice President of Institutional Fixed Income Sales at Citicorp Securities and Vice President of Corporate Finance from 1988 to 1994. While at Citicorp, she was responsible for leading and negotiating Donald Trump’s loan restructurings with a 64-member bank group. She is an advocate for financial literacy and authored "The Little Floof's Book of Money". Audrey holds an MBA in Finance from MIT Sloan, she spent two years at Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and holds an undergraduate degree from Northeastern University.

Jeremy Seidman, MBA ’03

MIT Sloan CFO Summit Chair

Jeremy is a Managing Director at UBS Financial Services, and joined UBS in 2015 after 10 years at Credit Suisse Private Bank, where he also served on Credit Suisse's Advisory Council, a 14-person leadership team in the Private Bank. Jeremy graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, and holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management with a focus in Financial Management. In 2003, Jeremy founded the MIT CFO Summit, the premier forum for corporate finance executives, and continues to serve as chairperson. Jeremy is frequently contacted by members of the media for his insights into business and strategic issues facing the CFO, and has been quoted by Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, and Boston Business Journal. Jeremy currently serves on the advisory boards for Coaching4Change, and MIT Sloan. Jeremy, his wife, son, and daughter live in Wellesley, and enjoy skiing as often as possible at Loon Mountain in NH.

Jeff Uller, MBA ’03

Governor Emeritus

Jeff is Vice President of Finance at Agero responsible for FP&A, Pricing, and Financial Operations along with being a member of the Executive Leadership Team at Agero..  Agero is a $1B Technology Enabled Services company with a long history of providing roadside assistance services to the clients of the largest Insurance and Automotive companies in North America.  Prior to Agero, he was Vice President of Finance at Bottomline Technologies, a B2B business payments software company (SaaS).  

Before Bottomline, Jeff had a long career at Vistaprint with roles of increasing responsibility.  Jeff was the Senior Director of Finance & Decision Analysis at Vistaprint. He managed a global team and his responsibilities included the financial reporting, strategic planning, decision analysis, and special projects for the $1.5B Vistaprint business unit. Preceding the Finance role, Jeff was the Director of Marketing Strategy & Planning and worked on global projects that cut across all of Marketing; including mobile marketing strategy, key performance metrics, global segment strategy, and planning. Prior to this role, Jeff was the general manager for Webs, a digital do-it-yourself website company with 60 employees in the Washington DC area (acquired by Vistaprint in December 2011). Earlier in his career, Jeff was a manager in consulting at PRTM Management Consultants (acquired by PwC) focused on delivering operational strategy projects to Fortune 500 clients around the globe. Before PRTM, Jeff was a manager at General Motors and during his career at GM he worked in areas of increasing responsibility in corporate strategy, business development, and corporate finance. Jeff began his career as a product engineer at Chrysler Corporation working in electrical engineering for the Jeep brand of products.

Jeff earned his MBA from MIT Sloan, a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Oakland University, and a Bachelors of Computer Engineering (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Michigan. He and his wife, Kelly, have a daughter and a son and live in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Tina Kruczynski

Program and Marketing Manager, SBAA, CIO Symposium, CFO Summit

Tina has been the SBAA's Program Manager for nine years. She has built efficiencies in the Association's operations, and streamlined the event planning process with an eye on producing cost-effective and rewarding networking and educational events. She has a BA in Political Science/International Relations & a minor in German Studies from the University of Rochester. On weekends, she is a tennis teaching professional at the Longfellow Tennis Club.

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