Andre Hook, President
André Hook is currently a first-year MBA/MHA candidate at the Johnson Graduate School of Management in the College of Business and the Sloan Program of Health Administration in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University. Prior to his matriculation, André worked as a Registered Nurse at UF Health Shands Hospital in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit. Last fall, he had the opportunity to work as a healthcare strategy consultant for a global medical device manufacturer advancing into the telemedicine industry. This spring, he will be consulting for a non-profit emergency medical services task force to help with strategic, operational, and sustainable initiatives. Andre’s interests and background transcend nearly every sector of the healthcare industry. He is excited to lead the Johnson Healthcare Club in its mission of bringing unique educational and professional opportunities to those interested in the healthcare field. This summer, he is thrilled to be joining Cleveland Clinic’s International division, where he will be assisting with recent strategic and operational enterprises.
Melissa Murray, VP of Education
Melissa Murray is currently a first-year MHA candidate at the Sloan Program of Health Administration in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University. Her main areas of focus include data driven strategic health planning and the juncture of hospitality, healthcare, and design.
Prior to graduate school, Melissa earned her Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Administration from The Hotel School at Cornell University. She then worked in New York City with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in a variety of roles. From there, Melissa spent two years at the global architecture firm, CannonDesign, as a Senior Analyst within the Healthcare Advisory Services practice where she worked on strategic and operational solutions for her clients.
Along with serving as Vice President of Education for the Johnson Business School’s Healthcare Club, Melissa works closely with Cornell’s Gannett Health Services on the Student Benefits Committee, the Healthcare Innovation Lab, and the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures. She looks forward to working across all sectors of healthcare to ensure each student has the resources and knowledge to succeed during recruitment and into their careers.
Arjun Patel, VP of Corporate & Alumni Affairs
Arjun Patel is a first-year MBA student at Johnson. Prior to business school, Arjun worked as an Account Manager for Rockwell Automation responsible for managing the client relationship at various corporate accounts across the greater Boston and Philadelphia area. Arjun holds a degree in biomedical engineering from Boston University and shares a lifelong passion for the healthcare & life sciences startup scene. As VP of Corporate & Alumni Affairs, Arjun is excited to work with his fellow board members to strategically expand the external Johnson Healthcare brand. In his spare time, Arjun enjoys watching Sixers basketball and amateur standup comedy.
Andrew Cole, VP of Marketing
Andrew is a first-year MBA student at Cornell Johnson. Prior to business school, Andrew spent his career working in various marketing functions, first in medical devices and later in digital marketing services. This summer, Andrew will be joining Pfizer’s MBA Pharmaceutical Marketing Internship in New York City.
As the VP of Marketing for the Johnson Healthcare Club, Andrew works to enhance the club’s profile at Johnson, distribute information to members about career and educational opportunities, and collaborate with other Johnson organizations. In addition to serving in this role, Andrew is on the board of the Cornell Graduate Rugby Football Club and is a member of the Marketing and General Management Associations.
Brian Lee, VP of Operations
Brian Lee is a first-year MBA student at Cornell Johnson. He is a published author in Orthopedics, and previously worked in clinical research, market research, and quality assurance of medical devices. He will be joining PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services this summer as a Senior Associate Intern. In his spare time, Brian enjoys playing basketball and collecting rare sneakers.
Eric Yue, VP of Finance
Eric Yue is a first-year MBA student. Prior to business school, Eric did research on autoimmune diseases at Vanderbilt Medical school before he earned his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Houston. He worked as a pharmacist for four years with experience working in retail and hospital pharmacies as well as managed care pharmacy. He also worked briefly as an English teacher in Beijing, China. Eric has a passion for healthcare and will do his summer internship at QuintilesIMS in New York City. In his free time, Eric enjoys distance running and playing fantasy football. He is currently training for his first marathon.
Victoria Wilmarth, Symposium Chair
Victoria (Tori) Wilmarth is an MBA Candidate (Class of 2018) at Johnson at Cornell. Prior to business school, Tori worked as a Senior Consultant with IBM’s Life Sciences Practice and Watson Health. Tori is shifting her focus towards healthcare delivery and will spend her summer at Intermountain Healthcare, a leading not-for-profit health system based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Tori serves as the Symposium Chair for the Health Care Club. She holds a Bachelors degree in Public Policy and Certificates in Global Health and Latin American Studies from Duke University. In her free time, Tori enjoys hiking, cooking, and exploring new places.