Meet the 2022-2023 School of Business Alumni Chapter Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is responsible for executing the mission of the Alumni Chapter through volunteer efforts.
The Board's mission is to enhance the interests and reputation of the School of Business and to nurture an enduring fellowship between alumni, students, faculty, staff, and the community. Achievements of the Board include raising funds for scholarships, holding events, working with students in a variety of ways, and collaborating with other alumni chapters across the university. All School of Business graduates are alumni members and are welcome to join as a Friend of the Board to learn about opportunities.
Senior Vice President, Business Development and Head of Sales, Empower Energies
President, School of Business Alumni ChapterPam Maple is the senior vice president, business development and head of sales at Empower Energies. Maple has over 25 years in the energy industry ranging in areas from utility power plant design, to retail and wholesale energy market trading and analytics, to renewable and cutting-edge energy technologies deployment.
Retired, George Mason University Foundation
President Elect, School of Business Alumni ChapterDave received both a BS in Accounting and an MBA from George Mason. He worked for the George Mason University Foundation for 26 years before retiring in September of 2016.
Immediate Past President
Deputy Director, Corporate Business Systems
School of Business Alumni Chapter Immediate Past PresidentScott Hine is a member of the executive leadership team within the Department of Energy, Office of the Chief Financial Officer where he is the Deputy Director of Corporate Business Systems. Scott has over 30 years of portfolio, program and project management experience.
Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
School of Business Alumni Chapter Chair of the Outreach CommitteeAs a former professional athlete having competed on a world stage for over a decade, Borrajo brings the same discipline and commitment from the field to helping clients live the best life possible with the resources they have.
Chief Financial Officer, Notal Vision
School of Business Alumni Chapter TreasurerJohn Hall is a proud George Mason University graduate who has had a successful career in the technology and life science industries in Northern Virginia, including being recognized as a Greater Washington Technology CFO of the Year Honoree in 2021.
Business Operations Analyst, Amazon Web Services
School of Business Alumni Chapter SecretarySehar graduated from George Mason University with a degree in Information Systems and Operations Management part of the Class of 2020. She is now a Business Operations Analyst at Amazon Web Services.
Senior Manager, Industry Specialty Services - Government Contracts, BDO USA LLP
School of Business Alumni Chapter Chair of the Program and Events CommitteeClivia Lainez is a 2004 School of Business finance alumna and a 2009 graduate of the MBA program. Mason afforded Lainez the opportunity to obtain a quality global education while she was a working student, both through undergrad and with the part-time MBA program.
Chief Growth Officer, 1901 Group a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Leidos
School of Business Alumni Chapter Chair of the Fundraising CommitteePaul is the Chief Growth Officer at 1901 Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, leading business development for managed service offerings for cloud computing, cyber security, end user support, software as a service, and artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML).
Information Security Compliance Manager, College Board
School of Business Alumni Chapter Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion CommitteeMichelle Wu graduated from George Mason University in 1996 with a degree in Accounting. She is a seasoned professional with over 20+ years of experience in risk management, auditing, project management and technology implementation.
Logistics Officer, U.S. Army Reserve
School of Business Alumni Chapter Director-at-LargeGustavo Agosto-DaFonseca is a Director-at-Large for the School of Business Alumni Chapter, 2022-2023. He is a 2018 graduate of the MBA Program (Golda Cohort at Mason Square Campus), serving as Chief Operating Officer (Vice President) of the MBA Student Association (MBASA) from 2017 to 2018.
Finance Consultant, Accenture LLP
School of Business Alumni Chapter Director-at-LargeChaimaa Fekkak is a Finance Consultant at Accenture LLP, specializing in providing financial analysis, deal shaping and pricing, and deliverables for proposals throughout a variety of portfolios within the commercial sector in North America.
Tax Manager, Deloitte’s Global Employer Services
School of Business Alumni Chapter Director-at-LargeCharmine graduated from George Mason with a BS in Accounting (2011) and MBA (2013). She is a Certified Public Accountant in Virginia and a Tax Manager in Deloitte’s Global Employer Services practice, which supports multinational clients with all aspects of deploying their people across borders.
Senior Vice President of Membership Lifecycle Management, AARP
School of Business Alumni Chapter Director-at-LargeStephanie brings teams together to transform vision into reality. A skilled and passionate executive, she consistently inspires teams to work in new ways to achieve challenging and unprecedented enterprise results.
Commercial Lender and Assistant Vice President, John Marshall Bank
School of Business Alumni Chapter Director-at-Large
Events Chair, School of Business Alumni Chapter Real Estate Industry GroupKristin Norris is a commercial lender and assistant vice president at John Marshall Bank, focusing on commercial real estate financing to local builders, developers, and investors.
Assistant General Counsel, Splash Financial
School of Business Alumni Chapter Director-at-LargeMr. Sanchez graduated with an MBA from George Mason University, with a focus in Financial Management in 2018. With both his business and legal experience it has helped him become a corporate attorney with six (6) years of experience.
Friends of the Board
Assistant Director, National Business Investment, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
School of Business Alumni Chapter Friend of the BoardJohn Gustavo Blair is the director of business development at ILERRA, a software development and process improvement company based in Reston, Virginia.
Senior Financial Advisor, KBC Advisory
School of Business Alumni Chapter Friend of the BoardKeith Callahan, elected for a third term on the School of Business Alumni Chapter, is a successful George Mason University graduate with significant leadership, business strategy, corporate finance and treasury experience. He is currently working with Not-For-Profits and INGOs to improve their treasury, risk and finance functions.
Adjunct Faculty, Information Systems and Operations Management
Additional Roles: Managing Director, Shift7 DigitalChitwan Gahun is an adjunct faculty member within the Information Systems and Operations Management Area in the School of Business at George Mason University.
Senior Manager, PriceWaterhouseCoopers
School of Business Alumni Chapter Friend of the BoardZack Hancock is a Certified Public Accountant and tax senior manager at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Tax and Financial Analyst, PagnatoKarp
School of Business Alumni Chapter Friend of the BoardAli Kahil is a Tax & Financial Analyst at PagnatoKarp. In this role, he provides full-cycle tax compliance for ultra-high-net-worth clientele of the multi-family office.
Program Manager, Arts Action Fund, Americans for the Arts
School of Business Alumni Chapter Friend of the BoardAmalia Kruszel, Arts Action fund program manager, joined the staff at Americans for the Arts in 2012 as Arts Action fund data coordinator.
Managing Attorney, MBH Settlement Group
School of Business Alumni Chapter Friend of the BoardBorn in Philadelphia, but raised in New Jersey, Frank L. McLaughlin earned his undergrad degree at George Mason University in finance, where he was also a captain of the wrestling team and an NCAA division one academic all-American.
School of Business Alumni Chapter Friend of the BoardJim Monson is a seasoned executive with 30+ years of experience and a knack for anticipating future trends in market sentiments and technology.
Technical Discover Analyst at Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
School of Business Alumni Chapter Friend of the BoardBhagya Nair is a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Operations Management (ISOM) and minors in Business Analytics and Health Information Technology.