Our Staff

Executive Board

John Kang

Chief Executive Officer

Vivian Crumlish

Chief Financial Officer

Matt Mottern

Chief Marketing Officer

John is a Senior from Irvine, CA majoring in IT Management with a concentration in Finance and Financial Accounting, and a minor in Constitutional Studies. Outside of JIFFI, he is fairly involved in his dorm, Carroll Hall. on top of playing piano in the Jazz Band, and serving as a manager for the on-campus flower shop, Irish Gardens. For fun, John enjoys golfing, and smoking meats like brisket and ribs with his friends.

Vivian is a recent graduate from South Bend, IN majoring in Economics with a minor in Education, Schooling, and Society at the University of Notre Dame. For fun, Vivian enjoys talking with friends, painting, and cooking.

Matt is a Senior from Orlando, FL majoring in Economics and Psychology at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, Jake is a Resident Assistant in his dorm and plays on the Notre Dame Club Lacrosse team. He also participates in psychology research on how to increase well-being in the workplace.  

jkang@jiffi.org
vcrumlish@jiffi.org
mmottern@jiffi.org

Saskia Hennecke

Chief Portfolio Manager

Selena Torres

Chief Operations Officer

Saskia is a Senior from Tampa, FL double majoring in Economics and Film. Outside of her work with JIFFI, Saskia is involved in visual journalism, producing film and audio documentaries. She is also on the Notre Dame Figure Skating team.

Selena is a Senior from Ewing, NJ studying at the University of Notre Dame where she is majoring in Business Analytics with a concentration in Visual Interface Design. Outside of JIFFI, Selena is the Co-President and mentor for Moneythink and dances with Transpose and the ND Dance Company.

shennecke@jiffi.org
storres@jiffi.org
Accounting

Chris Birck

Vice President

Malia Marshall

Associate

Jingjing (Cheryl) Xu

Associate

Chris is a Senior from Libertyville, IL majoring in Accountancy with a minor in Poverty Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, Chris is a tutor for student athletes. For fun, Chris enjoys playing basketball and running. He is a proud father of his two-year old son.

Malia is a Sophomore from Portland, OR studying Finance. Outside of JIFFI, Malia plays piccolo in the marching band and flute in the Symphonic Band. She is also involved with college Young Life and Iron Sharpens Iron, two interdenominational faith groups on campus. Malia is also a member of a team for Unleashed, an impact investment club on campus. For fun, she enjoys calligraphy and reading.

Jingjing, (or “Cheryl”) Xu is Sophomore from Hangzhou, China studying Accountancy and Japanese. Outside of JIFFI, Jingjing enjoys dancing, drawing manga, and playing the flute.

cbirck@jiffi.org
mmarshall@jiffi.org
jxu@jiffi.org
Business Development

Kyle Tichacek

Vice President

Andrew Rabbitt

Associate

Grace Condon

Associate

Kyle is a Senior from Spring Lake, NJ majoring in Marketing and Economics at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, he is the president of Slice of Life. After graduation, Kyle will begin his career at Huron Consulting Group!

Andrew is a Sophomore from Arvada, Colorado majoring in Finance and Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. For Fun, he enjoys skiing, hiking, and tennis.  

Grace is a Freshman from Boston, Massachusetts studying Economics and Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, Grace enjoys playing on interhall sports teams, volunteering with children, and pursuing her passion about child development.

ktichacek@jiffi.org
arabbitt@jiffi.org
gcondon@jiffi.org
Community Relations

Connie Chen

Vice President

Carson Myers

Associate

Sean McConville

Associate

Connie is a Sophomore studying Finance and Data Science from Taichung, Taiwan, and is passionate about Fintech, business ethics, and financial empowerment. Outside of JIFFI, Connie serves on the International Admissions and Ambassador Boards and is involved with SIBC and Club Boxing. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, chocolate tasting, and staying active.

Carson is a Sophomore from San Jose, California majoring in Accounting with a minor in Catholic Social Tradition. Outside of JIFFI, Carson is a part of the Notre Dame club swim team and the Student Programming Committee for Notre Dame’s on-campus art museum, the Snite Museum of Art.

Sean is a sophomore from Irvine, CA double majoring in Economics and Political Science. Outside of JIFFI, he is involved with Notre Dame’s Center for Social Concerns. When the weather will allow it, Sean enjoys spending time outside with friends playing spikeball.

cchen@jiffi.org
cmyers@jiffi.org
smcconville2@jiffi.org

Chris Weiland

Associate (abroad)

Emily Pohl

Associate (abroad)

Chris is a Junior at ND from Brick, NJ majoring in Finance with a minor in Sociology. Outside of his work with JIFFI, Chris is involved with SIBC and serves as the Apparel Commissioner for his dorm, Keenan Hall. He also enjoys baseball, golf, and fishing. Chris is currently studying abroad in Dublin! 

Emily is a Junior from Darnestown, Maryland studying International Economics and International Development. Outside of JIFFI, Emily is a Research Assistant at the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities and works for the Kellogg Institute’s Events Team. In her free time, Emily enjoys spending time with friends and playing co-rec broomball and soccer. Emily is currently studying abroad in Dakar, Senegal!

cweiland@jiffi.org
epohl@jiffi.org
Credit and Risk Management

Jake Eberhart

Vice President

Megan Allen

Associate

Dhruv Chempakasseril

Associate

Jake is a Sophomore from Yorkville, IL majoring in Finance and Psychology at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, Jake participates in SIBC and Interhall Basketball.

Megan is a Freshman from Portland, Oregon majoring in Business Analytics and Political Science at the University of Notre Dame.

Dhruv is a Junior Finance and ACMS double major from Westmont, IL. Some of his extracurricular engagements include Moneythink, Unleashed, and SIBC. His hobbies include sleeping and eating!

jeberhart@jiffi.org
mallen@jiffi.org
dchempakasseril@jiffi.org
Financial Empowerment Program

Brennan Lee

Vice President

Hilary Sun

Associate

Abby Campbell

Associate (abroad)

Brennan Lee is a Junior from Stewart Manor, New York studying Finance and Political Science. Outside of JIFFI, Brennan participates in Big Brothers Big Sisters of St Joseph’s County and is a tutor at the Robinson Community Learning Center. Besides being a Notre Dame Sports enthusiast, Brennan enjoys spending his free time playing interhall sports such as basketball.

Hilary is a Sophomore from Bloomington, IN majoring in Finance at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, Hilary is involved with Adopt-a-Family Christmas Initiative and Unleashed Social Ventures. For Fun, Hilary enjoys baking, reading, and ice skating.

Abby is a Junior from Frenchtown, NJ majoring in Economics and Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, Abby is a Student Research Assistant for the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies, the Vice President of College Democrats, and a Sorin Scholar at CUSE. For fun, she enjoys running, traveling, and hanging out with friends. Abby is currently studying abroad in Rome!

blee@jiffi.org
hsun@jiffi.org
acampbell@jiffi.org

Charlie Wolfe

Associate (abroad)

Trevor Lwere

Associate

Charlie Wolfe is a Junior Economics and Business Analytics double major from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is involved with Club Rugby, SIBC, and served as a commissioner for his dorm, Knott Hall. For fun, Charlie enjoys playing and watching sports, reading, hanging out with friends, and eating. Charlie is currently studying abroad in Dublin! 

Trevor is a Freshman from Kampala, Uganda majoring in Economics at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, Trevor participates in the African Students Association. For Fun, Trevor enjoys reading as well as debate and comedy.

cwolfe@jiffi.org
tlwere@jiffi.org
Legal

Vivian Crumlish

Vice President (and CFO)

Drew Seketa

Associate

Vivian is a Senior from South Bend, IN majoring in Economics with a minor in Education, Schooling, and Society at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, Vivian is part of the Snite Student Programming Committee. For Fun, Vivian enjoys talking with friends, painting, and cooking.

Andrew is a Sophomore from Carmel, Indiana majoring in Finance and ACMS at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, Andrew participates in Mock Trial, Moneythink, and is an Unleashed Project leader. Andrew is interested in Entrepreneurship and Law, and hopes to either go to Law School or start his own business one day.

vcrumlish@jiffi.org
aseketa@jiffi.org
Loan Team

Sam Cannova

Vice President

Maeve Miller

Associate

Ryan Mullin

Associate

Sam is a Sophomore from Wheaton, IL majoring in the Program of Liberal Studies with a minor in Business Economics at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, Sam participates in Class Council, SIBC Consulting, and research with the Kellogg International Scholars Program. For fun, Sam enjoys hanging out with friends, listening to music, and playing spike ball. His favorite Migos ad lib is when they shout “MOMMA” or just go “grrrr”.

Maeve is a Sophomore IT Management major from New York City, NY. Some of her other extracurriculars include SIBC as well as serving as a research assistant for LaTex where she helps reformat textbooks. Maeve’s hobbies include coding, watching TV, looking at pictures of dogs, and making Spotify playlists.

Ryan is a Sophomore from Cleveland, OH majoring in Business Analytics and Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, Ryan participates in SIBC Student Government, Hall Government, and Intramural Sports.

scannova@jiffi.org
mmiller@jiffi.org
rmullin@jiffi.org

Christopher Hayes

Associate (Abroad)

Vaibhav Mopidevi

Associate

Katherine Fugate

Associate

Chris is a Junior from Fair Haven, New Jersey majoring in Finance with a minor in History at the University of Notre Dame. Outside of JIFFI, Chris works for SAO, is a member of the Mendoza Student Leadership Association, and plays Interhall Sports for his dorm, Zahm Hall. For Fun, Chris enjoys playing golf and ice hockey, watching sports, and spending time with his dogs. Chris is currently studying abroad in London!

Vaibhav Mopidevi (“Mopi”) is a Freshman from Bangalore, India and a current proud resident of Duncan Hall studying Business Analytics and Collaborative Innovation. Before coming to Notre Dame, Mopi spent a gap year pursuing his interests in traveling, film-making, paragliding and triathlons (and was the youngest Indian to ever compete in an Ironman Triathlon)! Outside of JIFFI, Mopi is involved with SIBC, a member of the Ultimate frisbee team, a tour guide and was an actor in ND’s “Show Some Skin” production. He is currently documenting his Notre Dame journey through the lens of his YouTube Channel and wants to share with the world what it’s like to be a student at ND.

Katherine is a Junior from Erie, Pennsylvania majoring in Economics and minoring in both Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) and Poverty Studies. Outside of JIFFI, Katherine is involved with the Gender Relations Department, Peace House, and is a member of the Kellogg International Scholars Program. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and practicing German.
chayes@jiffi.org 
vmopidevi@jiffi.org 
kfugate@jiffi.org 
Operations

Selena Torres

Vice President (and COO)

Andrew Franke

Associate (abroad)

Selena is a Senior from Ewing, New Jersey studying at the University of Notre Dame where she is majoring in Business Analytics with a concentration in Visual Interface Design. Outside of JIFFI, Selena is the Co-president and mentor for Moneythink and dances with Transpose and the ND Dance Company.

Andrew is a Junior from Seattle, WA double majoring in Mathematics and Economics. In addition to JIFFI, Andrew is involved in SIBC, International Market Watch Club, the Wall Street Club, and Headlines Club. For fun, Andrew enjoys spending time with friends and playing soccer. Andrew is currently studying abroad in London! 

storres@jiffi.org
afranke@jiffi.org

Hunter Urrea

Associate (abroad)

He Duan

Associate

Hunter is a Junior from El Paso, Texas majoring in International Economics with a minor in Computational and Digital Technologies at the University of Notre Dame. For fun, Hunter enjoys tap dancing, baking, and playing basketball with friends.

He Duan is a Sophomore from Harare, Zimbabwe studying at the University of Notre Dame where he is majoring in Finance and Economics. Outside of JIFFI, He is a SIBC Consulting Project Leader, Vice President of the Chinese Culture Society, Pipe Sergeant of Notre Dame Bagpipe Band, and an International Ambassador for ISSA. For fun, he enjoys tennis, piano, and biking.

hurrea@jiffi.org
hduan@jiffi.org