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Arya Naik

Vice President of Involvement

Hometown: Wayne, NJ

Major: Finance | Minor: prospective Business Analytics '24


Outside of SUSA, Arya is a member of Empowering Women in Law, the South Asian Student Association, the Smith Finance Fellows Program, and the Wall Street Fellows Program. In her free time, she enjoys baking and traveling. After her time in Smith, she hopes to use her experiences as a stepping stone to her future endeavors and aspirations to become a corporate attorney.

Involvement Committee

The Involvement Committee is responsible for the organization and planning of community events to help increase involvement in Smith and SUSA clubs, events, and opportunities. The committee is also responsible for facilitating initiatives involving internal engagement within SUSA, club engagement, and maintaining a collaborative relationship between SUSA and the SGA.

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Charlotte Cooper

SGA Representative

Hometown: Potomac, MD


Major: Marketing '25


Outside of SUSA, Charlotte is on the Student Advisory Board for the Business, Society, and Economy Scholar Program. She loves to read and enjoys learning to cook. Charlotte is passionate about marketing and hopes to go to law school in the future.

Alina Stepanova

Project Manager

Hometown: Rockville, MD


Major: Information Systems and Operations Management & Business Analytics ‘25


Outside of SUSA, Alina is the Vice President of Membership for BITS. She loves going to the gym, horseback riding, and working at a local non-profit organization. After graduation, Alina hopes to work in either analytics or tech consulting.

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Jake Burgess

Director of Transfer Affairs

Hometown: La Plata, MD


Major: Finance and Economics ‘24


Outside of SUSA, Jake is the President of Circle K International on campus, as well as members of OneU and Consult Your Community. In his free time, you can find him strumming his mandolin or out with friends on the tennis courts.

Or Bendror

Project Manager

Hometown: Plainview, NY


Major: Business Management '25


Outside of SUSA, Or is involved in the Women in Business Association. She enjoys traveling and trying new things. She loves to immerse herself in new cultures, try new foods, and meet new people. Or is also bilingual as she is fluent in Hebrew. She is interested in problem-solving as well as putting her creativity to work. In the future, she hopes to one day pursue her passion for business by owning and managing her own company.

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