WHO WE ARE

Established in 2004 as a pioneering career-based outreach program for MBA students interested in the luxury and retail sectors, the NYU Stern Luxury and Retail Club aims to promote NYU Stern as a premier source of talent and academic leadership in these specific industries. The club now boasts over 1,200 members and has established relationships with some of the most prominent companies and individuals in the luxury and retail space. 

In 2009, NYU Stern introduced the Luxury Marketing specialization, the first of its kind among top-tier business schools. This focus differentiates NYU Stern from other MBA programs and as a club, we collaborate with faculty and industry executives to develop an interdisciplinary curriculum driven by today’s industry leaders.

 

2015-2016 CLUB OFFICERS

Name: Alexandra Cochrane

Board Position: Co-President

Specialization: Luxury Marketing, Strategy, Finance

Summer Internship: Givenchy, Merchandising and Retail Strategy

Favorite part of/event at Stern: Definitely the people. I'm amazed by how accomplished yet down-to-earth & friendly my classmates are.

Favorite things to do in New York: Visit art museums, walk without a specific destination, lay out in parks, & enjoy rooftop wine

Something you may not know about me: I have performed 15-minute recitations from Clueless and Legally Blonde in speech competitions.

Name: Milee Gosalia

Board Position: Co-President 

Specialization: Luxury Marketing, Strategy

Summer Internship: Amazon Fashion

Favorite part of/event at Stern: The people

Favorite things to do in New York: Exploring new restaurants, sample sales, and running down the westside highway

Something you may not know about me: I traveled through Asia when I was 16
 

Name: Emily Levine

Board Position: VP, Admissions

Specialization: Marketing, Strategy

Summer Internship: Dannon, Brand Management

Favorite part of/event at Stern: The people, TSDL, Beer Blast

Favorite things to do in New York: Smorgasburg, Central Park picnics, biergartens

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Name: Janelle LLoyd

Board Position: VP, Alumni Relations

Specialization: Digital Marketing, Luxury Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Summer Internship: Google, Ad Sales

Favorite part of/event at Stern: TSDL

Favorite things to do in New York: Day parties in the summer months. I love cocktails and dancing under the sun surrounded by interesting people. That and sample sales.

Something you may not know about me: I was captain of my high school cheerleading squad and can still do a mean standing back tuck.
 

Name: Rita Vinnick

Board Position: VP, Alumni Relations

Specialization: Luxury Maketing, Strategy, and Social Impact and Innovation

Summer Internship: Catrinka Inc. - SIIF Fellow - Strategy, Operations, and Marketing

Favorite part of/event at Stern: Think Social Drink Local!! (Of course without Sternies, TSDL would be just another party)

Favorite things to do in New York: The MoMa, Washington Square Park, and discovering great food in unexpected nooks of the city

Something you may not know about me: I used to and plan to continue to after Stern - study improv comedy
 

 

 

Name: Jessica Chu

Board Position: VP, Corporate Development

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Name: Caitlin Teres

Board Position: Co-VP, Knowledge Management

Specialization: Marketing, Strategy

Summer Internship: Coach, Global Merchandising

Favorite part of/event at Stern: Taking a break from the work world to take interesting classes and meet great people!

Favorite things to do in New York: Meet up with friends at a great bar or restaurant in the village!

Something you may not know about me: I was a ballet dancer growing up.
 

Name: Yasmin Martinez Caballero

Board Position: Co-VP, Knowledge Management

Specialization: Luxury Marketing, Strategy

Summer Internship: Estee Lauder, Summer Presidential Associate at Estee Lauder

Favorite part of/event at Stern: The people! Made friends I will cherish for a lifetime.

Favorite things to do in New York: Explore new restaurants, quest for the best sushi joint, bargain for antique treasures at NYC Flea Markets

Something you may not know about me: I was in a Twix commercial when I was 14
 

Name: Aileen Keogh

Board Position: VP, Marketing & PR

Specialization: Marketing, Strategy

Summer Internship: Brand Management, Hasbro

Favorite part of Stern: Passport Day!

Favorite things to do in New York: Running in Prospect Park and eating just about anywhere!

Something you may not know about me: I was an accomplished recorder player as a child. I played not one, but TWO types of recorder.
 

Name: Ayesha Grover

Board Position: VP of Luxury Retail Consulting Corps

Specialization: Luxury Marketing, Entrepreneurship

Summer Internship: Amazon, London, Working on customer acquisition for the Wedding List

Favorite part of/event at Stern: Experiencing every different type of mood with the bestest friends

Favorite things to do in New York: Explore the new restaurants and healthy food joints

Something you may not know about me: I grew up in Nigeria

 

Name: Jill Gramolini

Board Position: VP, Luxury and Retail Consulting Corps

Specialization: Luxury Marketing, Strategy

Summer Internship: Gap Inc., Strategy

Favorite part of/event at Stern: The people

Favorite things to do in New York: Try new restaurants

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Name: Shivani Pathak

Board Position: VP, Strategic Initiatives

Specialization: Luxury Marketing, Entrepreneurship

Summer Internship: Estee Lauder (India), Digital

Favorite part of/event at Stern: The people, the Industry Captain in Residence program, and Spring Break Treks

Favorite things to do in New York:  Explore the food scene, stroll along central park, shop in the West Village/SoHo

Something you may not know about me:  I sang in the children's choir of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1990's revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, when it toured Hong Kong
 

Name: Christine Berry

Board Position: VP, Finance

Specialization: Strategy, Marketing

Summer Internship: Strategy at Cooke Wax Partnership

Favorite part of/event at Stern: Beer Blast

Favorite things to do in New York: Running: Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge

Something you may not know about me: I once attended a Harry Potter convention, replete with wizard rock and butterbeer.
 

 

Name: Anna Singh

Board Position: VP, Flagship Events

Specialization: Luxury Marketing, Finance

Summer Internship: Estee Lauder, Summer Presidential Associate at Clinique

Favorite part of/event at Stern: The people

Favorite things to do in New York:  Central Park and the new Whitney

Something you may not know about me:  I backpacked across Norway when I was 16

 

Name: Gillian Andross

Board Position: VP, Flagship Events

Specialization: Finance, Luxury Marketing

Summer Internship: Tory Burch, Corporate Planning

Favorite part of/event at Stern: Hanging with my friends and always meeting smart, nice new people

Favorite things to do in New York:  Walking anywhere in the city, coffee shops, and eating at good restaurants

Something you may not know about me:  I studied abroad in Morocco in college

 

Name: Kaitlin Heneghan

Board Position: VP, Career Treks

Specialization: Luxury Marketing, Entrepreneurship

Summer Internship: Marketing Strategy at Tappan Collective

Favorite part of/event at Stern: The people, CFDA, Professor Okun

Favorite things to do in New York: Walk, eat, explore, galleries

Something you may not know about me: I traveled around India alone for a month when I was 22
 

 

Name: Alexa Rosenfeld

Board Position: VP, Community

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Name:  Jordan Lichtenberg

Board Position:  VP, Langone Students

Specialization:  Strategy, Finance

Summer Internship:  Full time @ Hudson's Bay Company; Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Favorite part of/event at Stern:  Connecting with like-minded individuals through Stern events

Favorite things to do in New York:  Jogging on the Westside highway path, enjoying restaurants and nightlife

Something you may not know about me:  I was once an extra on the show 'Curb your Enthusiasm'
 

Name: Prena Shahani

Board Position: VP, Langone Students

Specialization: Luxury Marketing, Strategy, Global Business

Summer Internship: Full time @ Macy's Merchandising Group; Brand Manager

Favorite part of/event at Stern: The people

Favorite things to do in New York: Brunch @ Le Bilboquet, Central Park and sample sales!

Something you may not know about me: I'm a Soulcycle junkie