Meet the Board!

Learn more about Start@Shea’s executive team for the 2020–2021 academic year.

6 min readSep 20, 2020
The 2020–2021 Start@Shea E-Board

We are the student executive team of the Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship at Boston College that inspires and engages students to make their ideas happen.

Class of 2021

Jenna Steichen

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Meet Jenna! She is one of Start@Shea’s co-chairs. In the summer of 2018, she interned at a Boston based advertising startup and the following summer, she participated in the True Ventures TEC Fellowship. This past summer, Jenna was a Summer Associate at Summit Partners on the Technology Invesment team and loved every minute of it!

Jenny Chu

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Meet Jenny! She was a Merchandising Intern at TJX Co. the summer of 2019 and this past summer she was a Summer Analyst at Goldman Sachs in Corporate & Workplace Solutions Division.

Jing Tang

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Meet Jing! She has worked at an asset management firm doing equity research and startup doing market research and this most recent summer, she worked in the Sales, Trading and Structuring division at Deutsche Bank and will return full-time post-grad.

Felicia Chen

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Meet Felicia! In the summer of 2018, she worked as a Product Management and Customer Success intern at Jebbit and the follow summer she was a Finance intern at Prudential. This past summer she was a Summer Analyst with Citigroup in their Corporate & Investment Banking division. She will be returning to Citi full-time next year!

Mark Ramirez

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Meet Mark! He interned at Jebbit this past summer as a Content Creation Specialist and is most likely going to continue to grow the online businesses he’s created post-grad.

Class of 2022

Bozhena Kulchyckyj

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Meet Bozhena! She’s currently a junior and is the other co-chair of Start@Shea! In the summer of 2019, she interned at a NYC Soho based fashion startup. This past summer she participated in the True Ventures TEC Fellowship. and now currently works as a web/app designer for Fisherman.

Nimsu Ng

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Meet Nimsu! This past summer, she worked at The Capital Network, a Boston based nonprofit that works to democratize access to funding for early stage startups, and for Boston College’s PULSE Program for Service Learning. She also started working on a project with Amity Ventures and will be continuing through the fall!

Maggie Yan

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Meet Maggie! In the summer of 2019, she was a news production intern at a local TV station & a marketing/production/design Intern at Wheelhouse Creative, both in NYC. This past summer she worked as a Global Commercial Operations Analyst with Pfizer and will contine to work with them through the Fall semester.

Jack McClelland

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Meet Jack! He spent the first half of this summer at JMP Securities and the second half at Accel. He is currently at Arctype, Contrary Capital, and Big Idea Ventures.

Arthur Brenninkmeijer

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Meet Arthur! He worked this summer (and will be continuing through this fall) at FJ Labs, a NY-based VC firm with a global investments and focus marketplaces. His previously interned at a digital consultant company and a fast fashion retailer.

William Messina

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Meet Will! He spent this summer doing researching and working at an internship.

Bijoy Shah

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Meet Bijoy! In the summer of 2019, he interned at a Boston based EdTech startup and the following summer was a Summer Analyst at Amity Ventures. During the current 2020–2021 Academic Year, he is a Glasswing Ventures Ignite VC Fellow. And next summer, Bijoy is an incoming Summer Analyst at Goldman Sachs.

Class of 2023

Madeleine Harris

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Meet Madeleine! This past summer she worked as a waitress in order to pay rent for her own house on Cape Cod living with my friends. This semester she is working at DesignerAdvantage in Newton Centre.

Sophia Cassidy

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Meet Sophia! In the of summer 2019, Sophia did facility management for her city’s parks and recreation department. This past summer, she did marketing for a financial tech startup.

Alina Yan

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Meet Alina! In the summer of 2019, she interned at an ice-cream startup. This summer, she interned at ThoughtMetric & Freelance Photography and worked at a middle-eastern resturaunt startup.

Alex Poole

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Meet Alex! She worked at a tech startup in Boston this past summer called Vee24 on their sales team, improving their customer database, conducting outreach, completing a customer analysis, and writing blogs that were posted to their website.

Mercedes Hoyos

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Meet Mercedes! She has worked at a student-run nonprofit startup that provides hygiene products to the homeless and other historically marginalized communities. Mercedes has also researched the psychosocial impact of migration and armed conflict on children via the School of Social Work.

PJ Genta

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Meet PJ! He worked the past two summers as a greenskeeper for Dedham Country Club and during quarantine, he started a landscaping business with friends.

Always feel free to reach out to any of the board members about any ideas or questions you may have about what Start@Shea is, what we do, how we can better serve the Boston College community, or to just run ideas by us. We are always open to all conversations and look forward to connecting with everyone on campus! Find out all the different ways you can reach us below.

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The Author & Illustrator: Executive Team Member — Maggie Yan ‘22




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