Board Members

WAX 2017 Board Members

Co-President: Alexis Lee

Originally from sunny Southern Califonia, Alexis is a member of the Class of 2019 studying Real Estate and Finance. In addition to being Co-President of WAX, Alexis is also the Coalition Chair of Habitat for Humanity and a member of the Wharton Undergraduate Real Estate Club. Outside of school, Alexis enjoys hiking, camping, “experimenting” with food, and playing Tennis. This year, she is making it a goal to venture outside of Huntsman and explore Philly. She loves to meet new people, so if you are interested in joining her adventures, reach out at

Co-President: Christian O’Connor

Christian O’Connor is a member of the Class of 2018. He is from York, Maine, home of the world’s smallest suspension bridge and the Cape Neddick Lighthouse. Though he is often mistaken as a far more handsome man, Christian distinguishes himself by hiking the mountains of New England, reading the classics, and listening to the music of Motown. By day he studies finance and marketing, but by night he runs the streets of Philadelphia in search of love and the way back to Huntsman Hall. He was last spotted outside of Reading Terminal asking a stop sign for directions. If you see Christian, please contact Grant Shao.

Treasurer: Pearl Banjurtrungkajorn

Hailing from Bangkok Thailand, Pearl is a junior studying Finance, Operations and Marketing. Aside from WAX, she is the Vice President of Internal Affairs for PennThai, a Co-Founder of Penn Alternative Music, and is involved in MUSE and Sigma Kappa. Outside of school, Pearl enjoys attending concerts, going to art galleries and museums, exploring new cities, and cafe-hopping (she runs a food Instagram with two of her friends!)

Co-VP of Professional: Trixie Go

Beatriz is a junior at Wharton studying Business Analytics and Finance with a minor in Computer Science. She is involved in Smart Women Securities, PPA and of course WAX. Born and raised in the Philippines, she enjoys going on hikes and trying out different water sports while simultaneously being scared of almost everything. In her free time, she likes to watch Romantic Comedies and Oscar Nominated Movies so if you’re interested in these too feel free to come talk to her!

Co-VP of Professional: Carol Chen

Originally from the beautiful tropical island of Taiwan, Carol is a junior studying Finance, Business Analytics, and Real Estate in the Wharton School. Outside of WAX, she is actively involved in Wharton Women, Wharton Undergraduate Real Estate Club, and Student Sustainability at Penn that promotes green initiatives. So if you’re interested in women empowerment, real estate, or sustainability- or if you just want someone to brunch with or jog along the schuylkill river- feel free to reach out to her at

VP of Communications: Angelica Zhou

Angelica Zhou is currently a sophomore studying Finance and Business Analytics in the Wharton School. She was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. In addition to WAX, Angelica is on the Executive Board of the Wharton Investments and Trading Group and Sigma Kappa. In her spare time, she is an avid yogi, cook, and reader. If you’re interested in going to the gym together, trying a new salad place, or have WAX inquiries please contact her at

VP of Corporate & Alumni Relations: Diana Lu

Diana grew up in the town of Boise, Idaho and is a member of Wharton’s Class of 2020. Diana is a golfer, hiker, and on campus she is involved in the Wharton Retail Club. Outside of school, Diana loves spending time with her friends and exploring the streets of Philly for new and fun food. Feel free to email Diana at

VP of Journal: Stephanie Yang

Stephanie is a junior from South Korea, studying Finance, OIDD, and BEPP in Wharton. On campus, she loves working in the Korean Undergraduate Business Society as its VP of external relations. Off campus, she’s still trying to make Philadelphia her home. You’ll likely find her holed up in one of the cafes around campus, but she’d love to find buddies to force her out of the Penn bubble and share uber fares to explore Philly. Feel free to reach out at

VP of Corporate Ventures: Carolynne Liu

Carolynne is a sophomore from Hong Kong who studies Philosophy, Politics, and Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences. Other than WAX, Carolynne is Marketing Chair of Hong Kong Student Association and Exec Board Member of the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project. She is also a member of PennYo A Cappella and Chi Omega’s Cardinal Cabinet. Carolynne’s two biggest passions are traveling and food; she loves exploring Philly and traveling alone to new places! She also loves meeting new people, so email her at!

VP of Global Markets: Adam Nissinoff

Originally from New York, Adam is a member of the Class of 2018 studying Operations, Information, & Decisions (OID) and Marketing, and minoring in Chinese. At Penn, Adam is a Finance TA, a Management RA, and VP of the Wharton Supply Chain Organization. When he’s not engaged in studies and extracurriculars, Adam enjoys exploring the city and is rarely seen without a cup of coffee in hand. Feel free to reach out to Adam at