Undergraduate Department Representatives

The Undergraduate Department Representatives, or UDRs, serve as student representatives of the business program, organize events for undergraduate business students and provide feedback to faculty and staff.

They are also available to provide information to current undergraduate business students as well as prospective undergraduate business students.

Our Senior UDRs

Sandra LuoPhoto of Sandra Luo

Sandra Luo is a senior pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Business and Computer Science as well as a Masters Degree in International Economics and Finance through the BA/MAief program. Sandra is returning a UDR for the Business program for a second year.

Sandra has interned for companies like Roche Molecular Systems and CCTV Weilai Advertising Company (based in Beijing, China) in the past and would love to share her experiences with curious students. This summer, she is a Personal Insurance Product Management Intern at Liberty Mutual Insurance in Boston.
On campus, Sandra is very active in the Brandeis community. Since her sophomore year, she has served as a Teaching Assistant for Financial Accounting. She is also serving a second year as the On-Campus Events Coordinator for Fall Fest (also known as Parents Weekend).

Sandra loves to meet new people, so feel free to ask her any questions about the Business program or anything else!

Sarah SichelPhoto of Sarah Sichel

Sarah is a Senior at Brandeis pursuing a Business major and minoring in computer science. Sarah served as VP of fundraising and marketing for the Brandeis chapter of TAMID Israel Investment Group. Sarah has served as a TA for both Quantitative Analysis and Organizational Behavior. She is also a senior caller at Brandeis Phonathon and loves to speak with Brandeis alum. Sarah is also involved in the intramural teams and Brandeis and is a huge fan of basketball (Go Knicks!). 

Sarah is interested in all things marketing, specifically social media marketing. She has been able to use her love of social media to increase online web presence for small businesses and non profit organizations. Sarah has interned at Canon USA working with their internet marketing and eCommerce team. This past summer, she worked as a digital producer on the digital social media team HBO, working on their Emmy nominated Viewers Guide for Game of Thrones, and with the digital production of HBO's new series "The Leftovers."

Our Junior UDRs

Gabby ZilkhaGabby Zilkha

Gabby Zilkha is a junior majoring in both Business and Eastern Asian Studies. She is a teaching assistant for Financial Accounting and Entrepreneurship and Innovation. She is also president of her Improvisational comedy group TBA, Coordinator for Kindness Day at Brandeis, PR coordinator for the Waltham Group, a member of the Ultimate Frisbee team, and an ambassador for admissions. 

Gabby is interested entrepreneurship, marketing, and all other areas of business. She received the Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Fellowship for the summer of 2014 and is part of their lifelong network. Through the fellowship program she got an internship at Time Warner Inc. doing social corporate responsibility. She hopes to find a way to better the world though business and is a huge fan of the Ben and Jerry's business model. 

Gabby loves the Brandeis business program and loves to tell people about how great it is especially on tours. Feel free to approach her on campus and ask her any questions!

Tifani NgTifani Ng

Tifani Ng is a junior, majoring in both Business and Economics. She is the President of the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) Undergraduate Chapter and is the Finance Director of the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) 2015 Conference. In addition, Tifani is a Hiatt Advisor and enjoys helping students in all areas of career development.

Tifani is interested in accounting, taxes, and consulting. She has interned at Fortis Management Group, a multi-family office located in Waltham. This summer, she is a Finance Intern at NYC Seminar and Conference Center.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to her if you have any questions about the Business major!

David Schwartz

David Schwartz

David Schwartz is a junior, pursuing a double major in Business and Psychology. He is also co-head of the Real Estate Club and Co-President of the Brandeis Israel Public Affairs Committee.

David is planning to pursue a career in real estate, consulting, or finance. He spent the last summer as an intern for the revenue department of Steward Health Care in Boston.

David, who began his studies at Brandeis as a midyear, enjoys speaking with other people, especially (although not exclusively) those who are interested in the Business major. Feel free to get in touch with David with any questions!

Talia ZapinksyTalia Zapinsky

Talia Zapinsky, a junior, is pursuing a double major in business and psychology. She is VP Marketing for the Brandeis chapter of TAMID Israel Investment Group, a role she is continuing from last year. Additionally, she is involved in the Waltham General Tutoring group and has been tutoring a 5th grader in math for the past year. 

Talia is interested in marketing and psychology to see how people interact in the business world. Last summer she worked for a small marketing and media company researching customers’ habits in the food industry as well as the importance of search engine optimization. This summer, she is working for a small social media agency and is really enjoying learning more about social media.