President: Gloria Jiang, MSA Candidate, 2014
Gloria is an MSA student who graduated from Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade in 2009 with a major in international event management. Prior to her study in the US, she worked with an international retail group in project analysis field for around three years. Her interest in tax sprouted from her first tax class at Bentley and developed further through her volunteer work with VITA program and internship at Z&Z Accounting Services in this spring. Recently she just started the tax internship with PerkinElmer. Gloria targets to join a public accounting firm as a tax associate upon graduation
Kimberly Zhang is currently pursuing Master of Science in Taxation degree and a Certificate in Advanced Studies in Financial Planning from Bentley University. Kimberly did tax internship in tax agent firm and government agency. She also have software sales experience in IBM. Kimberly studied public finance in college, and has specialty in international taxation and economic policy. She now interns at PerkinElmer Tax Department.
Judy is a Bentley MSA candidate with two Bachelors in Business English and Accounting from the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing, China. Before enrolling in Bentley, she had six year full-time working experiences in auditing, financial management and consulting. In GTFPA, Judy will support the president to organize events, coordinate speakers and promote GTFPA’s reputations. In her spare time, Judy enjoys swimming, playing volleyball and gardening. In future career adventures, Judy plans to accelerate her professional career in a public accounting firm with leading industrial practices, highly structured analytical skills and sharp business acumens enhanced at Bentley’s prestigious MSA program.
VP of Finance: Meredith Yu, MSA Candidate, 2014
Now a second-year accounting graduate at Bentley University, Yang is also working part-time as a financial intern at United Way of Massachusetts Bay. She was an English major in university but became very interested in accounting after having Finance as her minor. Yang also interned at Bank of China. She loves painting and travelling. Yang plans to start her career in audit-related fields.
VP of Marketing: Jessica Lin, MSMA Candidate, 2014
Lingling Lin is from Shenzhen, China and attended Shenzhen University. She receives a B.S. in Marketing. Lingling is a second year marketing analytics graduate and also pursues a business analytics certificate in Bentley University. She enjoys travelling and playing volleyball in her spare time. Lingling has interned at Deloitte&Touche LLP and Bank of China. She plans to pursue a career in consulting upon graduation.
Felix was born in Moscow, Russia and lived there until he was four years old when he moved to Brooklyn, NY. Later his family move to Newton, MA and he lived there ever since. Felix received his undergraduate degree at Bentley University with an Accounting major and a finance minor. The summer after his senior year Felix did an accounting internship at Weiner and Rice. Felix plans to work in the tax field at a public accounting firm upon graduation and currently he is in the process of receiving his MSA utilizing Bentley’s 5th year program. Felix is also actively pursuing his CPA.
Pingyang came from central part of China and went through his undergraduate in a university in Beijing. He started his MST program in Fall 2013 and is expecting to graduate in summer 2014. Pingyang enjoys playing soccer and basketball with his friends during the weekends. His resolution for academic year 2013-2014 is to pass all four exams of CPA, travel more places in the US, and eventually graduate successfully and find a job in tax industry. As a VP of Technology, he is in charge of managing all web activities and social media of GTFPA. Please feel free to contact him if you have any questions.
Faculty Advisor: Jack Lynch, Director of Graduate Programs – Law, Taxation & Financial Planning Department Email: firstname.lastname@example.org