OUR TEAM

Ana
Burbano Lobo

anambl@umich.edu

Ana is a full-time MBA from Bogotá, Colombia. Prior to Ross, she worked for a loyalty start-up, focused on customer engagement. As an engineer, she has experience in process optimization and product development at different LATAM companies. Part of her job has been to define methodologies to improve, create or develop products, projects, and processes. She is passionate about new technologies and how they will integrate with our day-to-day activities.

Yoonjae
Song

VP Partnerships & VP Engagement

yjaesong@umich.edu

Yoonjae is a full-time MBA student from Korea. Prior to Ross, she worked at a shipbuilding company as a machinery engineer. She is interested in mobility and passionate about product development.

Larissa
Almeida

President

larissap@umich.edu

Larissa is a first-year MBA Candidate interested in strategy, technology, and innovation. She has an undergrad in International Relations and a Master of Science in Organizational Culture. Prior to Ross, Larissa worked at IBM, helping clients from multiple industries on their Digital Transformation in Latin America (mainly in projects in Brazil, Peru and Mexico). During the summer, she'll intern at BCG Detroit. Outside of school, Larissa enjoys travelling, backpacking, hiking, running and spending time with her beloved ones.

Ankit
Banerjee

Director of Careers

ankitbn@umich.edu

Ankit is a full-time Master of Supply Chain student at Michigan Ross. Prior to joining, he worked at Accenture as a consultant on multiple Supply Chain Technology projects for a Japanese Fortune 100 automobile manufacturer. He is also currently engaged with Kearney as a student consultant for a tier 1 OEM. He has a strong interest in the EV industry catered by his ungraduate degree in Electrical Engineering.

Liana
Pickrell

Co-Director of Engagement & Partnerships

lianapi@umich.edu

Liana is a full-time MBA student from the SF Bay Area. She has loved cars since childhood and is passionate about the intersection of business, sustainibility, and mobility. Prior to Ross, she was a strategy consultant in Chicago and interned at Tesla during undergrad.

Steven
Hankins

Director of Finance & Communication

rshank@umich.edu

Steven is a first-year MBA Candidate at Michigan Ross with concentrations in corporate finance and strategy. Prior to Ross, he served in the US Army and worked in commercial banking in the energy sector. This summer, Steven will intern at Stellantis in its Corporate Leadership Development Program.

Aaron
Fleischauer

VP, Finance

afleisc@umich.edu

Aaron is a full-time MBA student who worked across business development, production management, and purchasing for Whirlpool Corporation and Valeo SA, a global automotive supplier. He is a lifelong automotive enthusiast and is planning apply his past experiences to pivot to a role in strategic finance focusing on the industrials sector.

Sam
Abbott

Future of Mobility Chairs

jsabbott@umich.edu

Sam is a full-time MBA Student with experience working in education and nonprofit strategy consulting. Prior to Ross, he earned his Master of Public Policy at the University of Chicago where he studied quantitative methods of impact evaluation. Sam is passionate about new energy and innovative mobility solutions that promote a low-carbon economy and greater economic inclusion.