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

Gabby ZilkhaGabby Zilkha

Gabby Zilkha is a senior majoring in Business with a minor in Eastern Asian Studies. She is a teaching assistant for Financial Accounting, president of her improvisational comedy group, TBA, Coordinator for Kindness Day, a member of the Ultimate Frisbee team, and an ambassador for admissions. 

Gabby is interested in entrepreneurship, marketing, and all other areas of business. She received the Eli J. Segal Citizen Leader Fellowship for the summer of 2014 and is part of their lifelong network. 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. Feel free to approach her on campus and ask her any questions!

Tifani NgTifani Ng

Tifani Ng is a senior, majoring in both Business and Economics. This is her second year being a UDR! 

On campus, Tifani is a Hiatt Advisor and enjoys helping students in all areas of career development. Some of her previous extracurricular roles include President of the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) Undergraduate Chapter and Finance Director of the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) 2015 Conference. 

Tifani is interested in accounting, taxes, and consulting. She has completed internships at Fortis Management Group and 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 senior, pursuing a double major in Business and Psychology. He is also active in both the Real Estate Club as well as Brandeis Israel Public Affairs Committee, having served as co-president for both organizations.

David is planning to pursue a career in finance. He spent the last summer as an intern at Bank Leumi USA in New York City.

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 senior, is pursuing a double major in business and psychology. She has been VP Marketing for the Brandeis chapter of TAMID Israel Investment Group for the past two years and will now be a Consulting Head for TAMID. Talia is continuing her role as Co-Advertising Editor for the school newspaper, The Justice. Additionally, she is involved in the Waltham General Tutoring group and has been tutoring a 5th grader for the past two years.

Talia is interested in marketing and psychology to see how people interact in the business world. Over the past two summers, she worked for a small marketing and media company and a small social media agency. This summer, she is working for an advertising agency in New York City as a research and trendspotting intern. 

Our Junior UDRs

Patrick CarrollPatrick Carroll

Patrick Carroll is a junior, pursuing a double major in Business and Health: Science, Society, Policy (HSSP) and minor in Economics. He is also an administrator for Brandeis Men’s Ultimate Frisbee Team and participates in numerous intramural sports on campus.

Patrick plans to pursue a career in healthcare administration. He will be spending the summer as an intern for Analogic Corporation working on regulatory affairs and environmental health and safety.

Please feel free to contact him about any questions you may have about the business program.

Lori ShapiroLori Shapiro

Lori Shapiro is a junior double majoring in Business and Economics.  She is looking to pursue a career in finance and has interned for companies such as Dynamic Shipping Services (in Haifa, Israel) and the New York City Seminar and Conference Center.

Lori is also very involved in the Brandeis community. She is Vice President of Adagio Dance Company and Class Coordinator of Hooked on Tap, two of the largest dance companies at Brandeis.  She is also a teaching assistant for financial accounting and a Zumba group fitness instructor. 

Lori enjoyed all the classes she has taken in the Business department and would love to tell others about them.  Feel free to reach out to her with any questions!