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Our Team

Our members form a tight-knit network in the broader college community
Prism Consulting Group — Executive Board, Spring 2022 through Winter 2023
Meet the our leadership team:
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President
Wesley Gow
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Wesley is a third-year from Houston, TX, studying business economics and philosophy. He joined Prism in the fall of his first year and has served as a senior consultant and project manager on different engagements throughout his time in the club. On his most recent engagement, he was the project manager for Prism's consultation with SMAP, a special purpose acquisition company focused on sports technologies. This past summer, Wesley worked for GOOSE Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm in Houston; next summer, he will be working as an associate consultant for Bain & Company in Austin, TX. In addition to Prism, Wesley is a member of the varsity football team, the Dougan scholars cohort, the college chess league team, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and about a dozen IM sports.

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Co-Director of Consulting
Sophie Rydzewski
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Sophie is a second-year from Louisville, Kentucky studying economics, visual arts, and molecular engineering (in that order). Prism was the first organization she joined in fall quarter of her first year, and her most recent engagement was as Project Manager for Prism’s State Farm consultation. As Co-Director of Consulting, she helps direct Prism’s quarterly client engagements, contributes to recruiting efforts, and micromanages the lovely website you are browsing right now. Her previous summer was spent interning both for Berkeley Pharma Tech as a finance intern specializing in blockchain applications for investing and for Cambridge Global Advisors as a business development intern in their cybersecurity consulting division. This coming summer she will be with Adams Street Partners in downtown Chicago as a intern with their primary investments team. In time not claimed by UChicago, Sophie challenges people to races at Crown, roots for whatever team Lewandowski is on at the moment, and continues to hoard books.

Bonnie Hao
Co-Director of Consulting
Bonnie Hao
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Bonnie is a third-year from Beijing, China, studying economics, art history, and philosophy. She joined Prism in the fall of her second year and most recently served as a project manager on an engagement focused on developing marketing and membership engagement strategies for a chamber of commerce in the U.S. Previously, Bonnie served as a senior consultant in a project aimed towards seeking and securing partnerships for a FBLA chapter. As Co-Director of Consulting, she helps lead the three consulting engagements the Consulting Division runs each quarter and assists in recruiting efforts. Last summer, Bonnie worked as a research assistant for the Chicago Booth School of Business, researching breaches of clauses in contract law; after graduation, she is planning to attend law school. In her free time, Bonnie enjoys “cooking” and playing mahjong.

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Director of Consulting Training
Emma Rosenthal
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Emma is a third-year from Denver, CO, studying business economics and computer science. She completed Prism Bootcamp her first year, and joined the consulting division fall of her second year. Since then, she has served as a senior consultant and project manager on different engagements throughout her time in the club. As Director of Consulting Training, Emma plans and organizes Prism's Bootcamp (offered during Fall and Spring quarters) and assists in recruiting. This past summer, Emma was a part of the Facebook University Program as a Data Engineering Intern. Next summer, she will be returning to Meta as a Data Engineering Intern. Outside of Prism, Emma is involved with Kappa Theta Pi, compileHer, Women in Business, and enjoys hiking, running, and exploring new restaurants.

Derek Cui
Director of External Relations
Derek Cui
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Derek is a second-year studying economics and physics. He joined Prism in the fall of his first year, and most recently led an engagement to strategize a marketing plan for an NGO’s new chrome extension. As the Director of External Relations, Derek works to source clients for Prism’s future engagements, as well as interacts with other student clubs in UChicago. Last summer, Derek worked at Ampaire, developing an operational cost model for Ampaire’s new hybrid-powered aircraft. In his free time, Derek enjoys running, cooking, and exploring new restaurants.

Cayla Volandes
Director of Engagement and Events
Cayla Volandes
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Cayla is a second-year from New York, New York majoring in economics and English. She joined Prism in the spring of her first year and most recently served as a senior consultant on an engagement with IKEA to optimize their recruiting strategies and develop current talent. Outside of Prism, Cayla writes for the UChicago Bite Culinary Magazine, volunteers at a local Chicago public school with the Neighborhood Schools Program, and sings with the Women’s Ensemble Choir. In her free time, Cayla enjoys singing and attending the theater, running, cooking, and going to art museums.

Prism Consulting Group — Consulting Division Members
Project Managers
Senior Consultants
Consultants
Bonnie Hao
Bonnie Hao

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Derek Cui
Derek Cui

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Sophie Rydzewski
Sophie Rydzewski

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Bonnie Hao
Bonnie Hao

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Bonnie Hao

Derek Cui

Emma Rosenthal

Sophie Rydzewski

AJ Li
AJ Li

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Ananiya Neeck
Ananiya Neeck

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Richard Zhang
Richard Zhang

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AJ Li

Ananiya Neeck

Aryan Kumar

Cayla Volandes

Cherie Sang

Richard Zhang

Anushka Harve
Anushka Harve

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Arnav Agarwal
Arnav Agarwal

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Wendy Wang
Wendy Wang

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Anushka Harve
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Anushka Harve

Arnav Agarwal

Arya Agrawal

Harshita Ramakrishnan

Helen Wu

Jackie Pitra

Jeffrey Kao

Jerry Cao

Katie Chan

Khalid Goraish

Lisa Wang

Pablo Romero

Pratham Gandhi

Riho Kobayashi

Sabrina Schlesinger

Wendy Wang