Young Alumni Advisory Board

Blakeney Bell

Blakeney received her MSA from Suffolk in 2011 and became a Massachusetts licensed CPA in 2013. She is currently a manager at KPMG, serving public sector clients and specializing in audits of state and local governments. Blakeney joined YAAB to help students discover the many different ways they can combine their personal and professional interests to develop a rewarding and sustaining career.

Tyler Burke

Through Suffolk University's 4+1 Program, Tyler graduated with a BSBA in Accounting in 2014 and an MSA in 2015. As a student, Tyler served as a trustee ambassador to the admissions department, trip leader for the Alternative Spring Break program, and Graduate Writing Fellow to the Accounting Department. He now works full-time in the audit practice of KPMG, specializing in asset management.

John Cornelio

John graduated from Suffolk summa cum laude in 2012. In May 2014, he passed all four CPA exams and became a licensed CPA in Massachusetts. Currently, John is an advisor in the Real Estate Finance department at CVS Health. John joined YAAB in order to give Suffolk students guidance about a career in accounting and how to make the most of a college experience.

Pamela Crombie

Pam received her MSA/MST from Suffolk in 2012 and is currently director of accounting services at Company Launch Partners, which she joined in early 2018. Prior to that, she held positions in high net-worth tax, non-profit audit, and private equity. A craft beer lover, Pam is a leftie who gets overly excited to meet other lefties.

Feizhen Dang

Feizhen graduated summa cum laude from Suffolk University with a BSBA in 2013 and an MSA in 2014. Currently, she's a financial services assurance senior at EY. The best decision she made in college was studying abroad in Hong Kong.

Michael Dennis

Michael Dennis graduated from Suffolk University with a BSBA in 2013 and an MSA in 2014. Michael started his career at PwC as an intern and worked as a full time hire at PwC from 2014 through 2017. Currently, Michael is a tax accountant at Era Helicopters in Houston, Texas.

Meredith Fuller (McKenna)

Meredith graduated from Suffolk University with a BSBA in 2008 and an MSA in 2009. She spent six years at EY working on a Fortune Top 10 audit client in the retail industry, as well as numerous small to mid-sized clients in the retail and software industries. Meredith now works as an audit manager at Baker Newman Noyes.

Stephen Gaudet

Stephen earned his BSBA from Suffolk University in 2012, graduating first in his class. He also served as a graduate research fellow at Suffolk University while earning his MSA in 2013. Currently, Stephen is a manager in RSM’s Technical Accounting Consulting practice based in Boston, MA. Prior to joining RSM, Stephen served as assistant controller for a private health-care staffing company. Before that, he was a senior at a Big Four firm.

Levi Kedowide

Levi transferred to Boston from Suffolk University's Dakar (Senegal) Campus in 2011. He graduated with a BSBA in Accounting in 2014 and completed his MSA in the spring of 2015. As a student, Levi was a scholar, tutor, writing fellow, and study group leader at the Ballotti Learning Center (now CLAS). Levi is now an Assurance Senior in the Financial Services practice at EY.

Dat Le

Dat graduated from Suffolk with a BSBA in 2012 and an MSA in 2013. Currently, Dat is a consultant at WilliamsMarston LLC and a proud member of the Young Alumni Advisory Board at Suffolk University.

Geronimo Martinez

Geronimo moved to the United States when he was 10 years old and lived in Lawrence, Massachusetts, before moving to Boston to attend Suffolk. He received his BSBA in 2006, his MSA in 2008, and his CPA license in 2013. He currently works for Biogen Corporation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as a senior manager of internal audit.

Tucker Matheson

Tucker is a summa cum laude graduate of Suffolk University's undergraduate accounting and MST programs. Currently, he is a manager in PwC's Financial Services Advisory practice, where he specializes in mergers and acquisitions and large scale transformation initiatives, helping clients from strategy through execution.

Tucker is a certified public accountant in Massachusetts. He is also the co-author of the book Fast Forward: What is Your College Degree Worth?, which gives college students the tools they need to maximize their time and investment in school to find careers they are passionate about.

Michelle McDonnell (Medeiros)

Through Suffolk's 4+1 program, Michelle graduated from Suffolk University with a BSBA in 2012 and an MST in 2013. Currently, she is a tax senior associate in PwC's Mergers & Acquisitions group, assisting private equity and corporate clients with tax due diligence and structuring. In addition to serving on YAAB, Michelle is also a member of Suffolk University's Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) board.

Andrew McCarty

Andrew graduated from Suffolk with a BSBA in Accounting in 2013 and an MST in 2014. Currently, he is a finance manager at Bain Capital. In Andrew’s free time he volunteers in Lawrence with the Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity chapter.

Wanessa Patino

Wanessa received her MSA from Suffolk in 2015. Currently, she is a business tax advisory consultant at EY.

Griffin Reilly

Griffin grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts, and moved to Boston to attend Suffolk, where he received his BSBA in 2013 and an MSA in 2014. Currently, he works as a senior accountant at MullenLowe.

Meena Sharma

Through Suffolk's 4+1 program, Meena received both her BSBA and her MST in 2011. Currently, she works at State Street in IT portfolio management.

Jacob Stewart

Jacob graduated from Suffolk University with a BSBA in Accounting/Finance in 2010 and an MST and an MSA in 2012. Currently, he is CFO at GMAC Accounting. In his spare time, he spends all his money, energy, and mental capacity on New England sports and sacrifices most of his possessions to sit in the stands, day in and day out.

Brian Sullivan

Brian received his MSA from Suffolk University in 2011. Currently, he's an audit manager at Grant Thornton. He also serves as a member of the Sawyer Business School Board.

 

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Tyler Burke

Through Suffolk University's 4+1 Program, Tyler graduated with a BSBA in Accounting in 2014 and an MSA in 2015. As a student, Tyler served as a trustee ambassador to the admissions department, trip leader for the Alternative Spring Break program, and Graduate Writing Fellow to the Accounting Department. He now works full-time in the audit practice of KPMG, specializing in asset management.