Michael Arsnow, President
Mike is an MBA/ MHA in the Class of 2019 at the Johnson Graduate School of Management and Sloan Program of Health Administration in the College of Human Ecology. Prior to Johnson and Sloan, Mike worked as a Program Manager and Data Analyst at Heywood Healthcare, a community health system in North Central Massachusetts. At Heywood, Mike led a successful effort to integrate patient health records and Department of Public Health data in order to improve behavioral health services and craft more patient-centric care management. Mike is currently pursuing his interests in healthcare marketing, and in the fall of 2017, Mike had the opportunity to work as a marketing consultant for Boston Scientific during which he helped assess entry opportunities in the oncology diagnostic space.
Mike looks forward to collaborating with the Johnson Healthcare Club board and using his experiences in immunobiology research, epidemiology, and community health activism to help his classmates translate their passion for healthcare into a fulfilling career.
Keith Liao, VP of Education
Keith is a current first year MBA candidate at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. He was an Economics major in college but left his post college accounting job to pursue a more people-oriented field. He discovered his passion in health and wellness and obtained his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2014. He worked as a physical therapist with Spaulding Cape Cod for 1 year and then he went on to become a traveling physical therapist working short term contracts in understaffed areas. He has worked in 7 clinics in 5 different states since in a variety of settings such as hospitals, outpatient clinics, and home health. Keith plans to leverage the business and leadership skills developed at Johnson along with his hands on experience working with patients to make a positive and large scale impact on the healthcare industry.
Alexander Lee, VP of Corporate & Alumni Affairs
Alexander Lee is currently a first year MBA candidate at the Johnson school of Business. Before his MBA, he studied at Lehigh University with a degree in financial engineering. Shortly after graduating from Lehigh University, He worked three years at Merck & Co. in the vaccine data analytics division. While at Merck, he found himself excited to work as a junior product manager on a RFID vaccine refrigerator innovation. Under the supervision of Merck’s innovation director, he projected financials, examined the production line, and translated business requirements. Alexander then went on to hone his skills finance by joining the financial rotation program at Boeing. There he worked in the pricing and estimation group to win multi-million-dollar proposals from the department of defense. Given his background in both data analytics and corporate finance, Alexander plans to return to the healthcare sector and leverage these skill sets to best serve his clients.
Hillary Stark, VP of Marketing
Hillary is currently a first year MBA candidate at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Prior to attending Johnson, Hillary worked in IT Management in the healthcare industry, at Cerner Corporation in Kansas City, MO. There she led and managed a technical client support team to strategically solve business problems, increase client satisfaction, and decrease technical waste through analyzing data. She also worked cross functionally on a daily basis to lead projects that entailed implementing new software technologies for her many clients to improve their user experience. Hillary also previously worked with Intermountain Healthcare on various consulting projects related to Medication Administration documentation techniques for Electronic Health Records. Hillary is very passionate about the healthcare industry as a whole, and is excited to work with the rest of the board to deliver exceptional healthcare opportunities for the Johnson community. This summer, she will be interning at Eli Lilly as a Product Management Intern.
Sam Leyens, VP of Education
Sam Leyens is a first-year MBA student at Cornell Johnson. Prior to business school, Sam worked as a business development life science strategy consultant, helping develop growth strategies for early and late stage biotechnology companies. Sam also holds a degree in Biological Engineering from Cornell University and is passionate about bringing life-changing therapies and technologies to patients. This summer, Sam will be joining Huron’s Life Science group as a Strategy Consulting Summer Associate.
As VP of Education, Sam is excited to work with the Johnson Healthcare Club team to help teach students about the dynamic healthcare industry.
Bryce Zhu, VP of Finance
Nikita is an MBA candidate at Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University graduating in 2019. Before starting her MBA, she worked in the Pharmaceutical industry for 6 years at large corporations such as Glaxo-SmithKline, Amgen and Johnson & Johnson (J&J). She has worked closely with the Commercial Sales & Marketing teams to derive data-driven insights and improve the effectiveness of prescriber targeting and channel promotions. Through her prior engagement in initiatives such as post-merger integration of Commercial Sales operations and optimization of sales data subscription costs for a mature product, she has a good functional understanding of the organization and responsibilities of various business functions within the Commercial Sales and Marketing division of large pharmaceutical organizations. She closely follows the evolving healthcare landscape and has monitored industry trends such as Immunotherapy.
Nikita also has experience in the non-profit sector, as a Teach For India Fellow, and was instrumental in leading educational and community development programs in Delhi, India and Manchester, U.K. She is passionate about the healthcare industry and is excited at the opportunity to work with the rest of the board to engage fellow AMBAs in meaningful club activities. She plans to act as an ambassador to foster effective communications amongst faculty, students, and industry professionals.
Bryce Zhu is currently a first-year dual degree MBA/MHA candidate at Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and Sloan Program of Health Administration in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University. Prior to business school, Bryce worked as a Senior Specialist, Business Financing Solutions at Philips Healthcare, managing the national short-term and mid-term financing solution. Before that, he worked as an Investor Relations Assistant Manager at a NYSE listed company in New York City. He will be joining PricewaterhouseCoopers DDV Advisory focus on Health Industry this summer as a Senior Associate Intern.
Bryce holds a Master of Arts degree in International Business from University of Florida, and a Bachelor of Management degree from Zhejiang University. In his spare time, Bryce enjoys tennis, soccer, and traveling to different countries.