The Associate Board supports APEX through volunteer recruitment and retention, community outreach and marketing, fundraising, and programs evaluation.
Stephen Lin - CHAIR
Stephen is an Associate at Investcorp Technology Partners, where he is responsible for evaluating investment opportunities in growing mid-market companies in the internet, software, hardware, and IT services industries. Prior to joining Investcorp, Stephen was a Senior Analyst in the Debt Advisory & Execution Group and the Financial Sponsors/Leveraged Finance Group at the Royal Bank of Scotland. Stephen graduated from the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.S.in Finance.
Isabella Ip - VICE CHAIR
Isabella is a Front-End Software Engineer at Google, where she develops the Google Docs. Prior to joining Google, Isabella was a Senior IT Analyst in the Technology Infrastructure group at Goldman Sachs. Isabella graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. in Information Technology with a concentration in Web Technologies.
Sally is a Senior Analyst in the Strategy & Consumer Insights group at Coach, where she currently focuses on international brand strategy. Prior to joining Coach, Sally was a Consultant in the General Management Consulting group at Oliver Wyman. Sally graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Management Science & Engineering with Distinction. Sally is also currently a High School Mentor at APEX.
Selena is an Investment Banking Analyst in Deutsche Bank's Financial Sponsors Group where she assists in providing acquisition financing, M&A advisory, and equity products to private equity clients. Selena graduated from Smith College with a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Government, with a concentration in International Relations.
Chris is a VP in the Real Estate Banking group at BNY Mellon, where he is responsible for commercial loan underwriting and origination to REITs. Previously, Chris was an Analyst at Broadway Partners, a New York based real estate private equity fund. Chris graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in Quantitative Economics and from New York University with a M.S. in Real Estate Finance. Chris is also currently a High School Mentor at APEX.
JiYoung works in the Hedge Fund Credit Risk Management Group at JP Morgan Chase. Previously, JiYoung worked in Credit Portfolio Group at JP Morgan Chase. JiYoung graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S.B.A in Finance and International Business with a minor in Economics. Jiyoung volunteered as a Middle School Mentor at APEX.
Justin is an Architect at Skidmore Owings & Merrill where he is responsible for the design of institutional, commercial, and hospitality buildings. Prior to joining SOM, Justin was a designer at Robert Siegel Architects. Justin graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Masters of Architecture M.ARCH and Bachelors in Environmental Studies B.E.S [ARCH].
Joshua is a Vice President in Private Equity at a private investment advisory firm located in New York. Previously, he was an investment banking analyst at Merrill Lynch. Joshua graduated magna cum laude from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University with a B.S. in Finance and Economics.
Jane has seven years of experience in Structured Finance; most recently selling Structured Products at Advisors Asset Management. Prior to Advisors Asset Management, Jane was a Structured Products Salesperson at CapRok Capital and a Marketer/Structurer on the Structured Credit desk at HSBC. She started her career in Structured Finance as a Legal Assistant at Skadden Arps and as an Analyst at JP Morgan. Jane holds a BA degree cum laude from the University of Rochester and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.
Dai is in the Structured Products Group at GoldenTree Asset Management, where he is responsible for investing in structured credit opportunities. Prior to joining GoldenTree, Dai was an Associate in the Global Proprietary Credit Group of Morgan Stanley. Previously, Dai was an Analyst in the Quant Research and Trading program at Citigroup. Dai graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and the School of Engineering and Applied Science with B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Computer Science.
Ed is in the Corporate Finance Group at Societe Generale where he focuses on equity capital markets and equity private placements. Prior to joining Societe Generale, Ed was a Vice President in the Energy & Power Investment Banking Group at Wells Fargo Securities. In addition, Ed has six years of experience in Equity Research covering the Electric Power & Utilities sector as an Associate Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities and Banc of America Securities. Ed graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in Economics and Environmental Studies. Ed volunteered as a Middle School and High School Mentor at APEX for seven years.
Julia is an entrepreneur in small business marketing. Previously, she was a Senior Associate Marketing Consultant with Ninah at Publicis Groupe, consulting for Fortune 100 companies in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Julia graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science.