Our leadership team oversees all projects in a given cycle and works to implement a long term vision for the organization.
Tanner Bhonslay is a third-year Economics major from New York City. He joined EC in the fall of his first year and most recently led an engagement for a Chicago-area Basketball team looking to increase retail store revenues. He previously helped increase profitability at a publicly traded floral company by overhauling its loyalty program. Prior to that, he helped the aforementioned Basketball team improve fan engagement with halftime entertainment and sponsor initiatives. As Managing Director, Tanner develops initiatives for campus engagement and internal general meetings, while supporting leadership with their individual initiatives. This past summer, Tanner worked at a multi-strategy hedge fund in Chicago, and will be working in Technology Investment Banking this upcoming summer. In his free time, Tanner enjoys playing tennis, Italian food, and exploring all the city of Chicago has to offer.
Principal of Business Development
Edward Chang is a fourth-year economics major from San Jose, CA. He joined EC in the fall of his first year and has worked with clients ranging from food distributors and national magazines to science museums and private equity portfolio companies. Most recently, Edward led an engagement for an online instrument marketplace that was recently acquired by a multi-billion dollar global e-commerce platform for over $250MM. As the Principal of Business Development, Edward cultivates relationships with potential clients and collaborates with them to develop project scopes. He has worked in multiple finance verticals, including capital markets, corporate banking, and investment banking, while maintaining an interest in economic development. In his free time, Edward enjoys weightlifting, swimming, reading Marvel comics, and remains an often-heartbroken San Jose Sharks fan.
Principal of Consulting
Alex is a fourth-year Economics and Public Policy major from Tokyo, Japan. He joined Eckhart Consulting in the spring of his first year and most recently engaged with a leading company in the ride sharing industry. As Principal of Consulting, Alex gathers feedback, builds relationships with employers, and develops pre-professional resources within the organization for all members. Outside of his time with Eckhart, Alex is a catcher for The University of Chicago's varsity baseball team as well as the president of his social fraternity. His previous summers were spent supporting government agencies as a management consultant and most recently, as a Summer Analyst at Barclays. In his free time, Alex enjoys traveling with friends, crime shows, playing poker and all-you-can-eat restaurants.
Principal of Operations
Jenny Liu is a third-year studying economics and philosophy/art history. She joined EC in the spring of her first year and most recently led an engagement with a leading ride-share company to develop an internal competitive intelligence program. As Principal of Operations, she is responsible for directing recruiting efforts, developing consultant feedback and mentorship initiatives, and overseeing the day-to-day activities of the club. This past summer, Jenny worked at a biotech consulting company to develop an acquisition strategy for a medical device company. Elsewhere on campus, Jenny is involved with campusCatalyst and Maya Dance Company, and in her free time, she enjoys dancing, watching documentaries, and learning interior design.
John King, Bain & Co
Parker Derensis, TCG
Tanya Mookerji, TCG
Dennis Zhao, Uber