2018-2019 Leadership Team
Feel free to email any of us if you have questions or just want to chat about life!
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Hometown: Victoria, Canada
Before school: Consulting (BCG); Biotech
Hobbies/activities: Dance, Musical Theatre, and International Travel
Favorite Bible verse: Psalm 40
Advice for RC year: Invest in the activities that align with your personal values rather than comparing your experiences to others. Remember, everyone has very different talents, priorities, and goals at business school. Relax and enjoy the ride; it is an incredible gift to be here!
Hometown: Katy, TX
Before school: Consulting at Bain & Company in Houston, TX
Random fact about me: Talk to me about college football
Favorite Bible verse: 1 Timothy 4:12
Advice to incoming RCs: Don’t be afraid of real, meaningful relationships
Chief Financial Officer
Hometown: Portland, OR
Before school: Product manager at a tech company in Austin, TX
Random fact about me: Worked at a golf club factory for a summer in high school
Favorite Bible verse: John 16:33
Advice to incoming RCs: Don’t take yourself too seriously! It’s easy to get swept up into the rat race of HBS. Stay grounded, find humor in the craziness of the school, and remember who you are
RC Outreach & Retreats
Hometown: Houston, TX
Before school: I worked in strategy for GMAC (… and was a consultant before that!)
Random fact about me: My husband and I have both been to all 50 states!
Favorite Bible verse: Psalm 16:11
Advice to incoming RCs: Plug into a small group! It’s the best!
Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Before school: US Army Officer
Random fact about me: Been to all 50 states
Favorite Bible verse: Proverbs 3:5-6
Advice to incoming RCs: Be intentional about staying in touch with good friends who can keep you grounded as you go through RC year
Large Group Coordinator
Hometown: Texarkana, TX
Before school: To pay the bills, I priced pudding and canned pasta. The rest of the time, I attempted to host dinner parties and hang with high school girls from my church’s youth ministry
Random fact about me: I take two hands to count my siblings
Favorite Bible verse: Isaiah 58:10-12
Advice to incoming RCs: 1) If in doubt, choose sleep —it’s 80% of sanctification; 2) Travel with your newly made CF friends
Doug & Susan Bond
Small Group Leaders
Doug's hometown: Norfolk, VA
Before school: Capital One in digital marketing
Random fact about me: I used to be a bit of a pool shark and would often compete in tournaments
Favorite Bible verse: Joshua 1:9
Advice to incoming RCs: You get as much out of the relationships here as you put in, so invest accordingly
Susan's hometown: Bethesda, MD
Before school: I'm a stay-at-home parent and partner to Doug
Random fact about me: I had a short but fruitful career as an agility dog handler with my high-maintenance, energetic dog, Jackson (who's here with us at school)
Favorite Bible verse: John 14:27
Advice to incoming RCs: Seek quality over quantity
Small Group Coordinator
Hometown: Arlington, OH
Before school: Auditor at PwC in SF --> Product Development at an Agriculture company in Ohio
Favorite Bible verse: Psalm 23
Advice to incoming RCs: Don't be stressed. The hard part is over - now enjoy the experience!
Small Group Leader
Hometown: Kety, Poland
Before school: Worked at McKinsey and had a number of gigs from working for the Polish Prime Minister, including Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley, and Strategy for an animation studio
Random fact about me: When I moved to London for my Undergrad, the population of the city I lived in increased by a factor of 400
Favorite Bible verse: 2 Timothy 1:7
Advice to incoming RCs: Before you start, while your mind is still sound, write down five things you want to achieve and five things you want to stray away from. Re-visit the list two months in. I did this and was pretty embarrassed, but it did help going forward
Small Group Leader
Hometown: Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Before school: I worked for BCG in Johannesburg
Random fact about me: I'm afraid of penguins
Favorite Bible verse: Isaiah 43:1-3
Advice to incoming RCs: Invest time in asking who you are and what you most value. Help others do the same
Hometown: São Paulo, Brazil
Before school: consulting, finance, and a lot of fun trips!
Random fact about me: I am great at sleeping in flights, usually fall asleep before take off and barely wake up with landing
Favorite Bible verse: Proverbs 3:5
Advice to incoming RCs: Know your priorities and own your schedule!
Jeff coordinates team work with the Harvard Graduate School Christian Fellowship staff and student leaders at the graduate and professional schools at Harvard. In his spare time he reads and writes a blog, Speaking of Jesus? Jeff is a member of the Harvard Chaplains and also serves as advises the Harvard Cycling Team. He drinks coffee. Jeff is married to Tara, and they have two boys (Zachary and Ezra) and a girl (Nafisa).
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