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, the Wharton China Business Society, and Big Brother Big Sisters. Outside of school, Alexis enjoys hiking, camping, experimenting with food, and playing Tennis. She loves to meet new people, so reach out to her at alexiswl@wharton.upenn.edu.

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 enjoys hiking the mountains of New England, reading the classics, and listening to the music of Motown. By day he studies finance and accounting, 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. ococ@wharton.upenn.edu.

Treasurer: Pearl Banjurtrungkajorn

Hailing from Bangkok Thailand, Pearl is a sophomore 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 sophomore 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 sophomore 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 Eco-Reps- a program that promotes environmentalism and sustainability efforts here at Penn. 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 carolcs@wharton.upenn.edu.

VP of Communications: Angelica Zhou

Angelica Zhou is currently a freshman studying in the Wharton School. She was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. In addition to WAX, Angelica is on the Junior Executive Board of the Wharton Investments and Trading Group. In her spare time, she is an avid yogi, weightlifter, 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 angezhou@wharton.upenn.edu.

VP of Corporate & Alumni Relations: Diana Lu

Diana grew up in the town of Boise, Idaho. She's a freshman in Wharton and not yet sure what concentration she'll pursue. Some of Diana's passions include golfing and policy debate. Outside of school, Diana loves spending time with her friends and exploring the streets of Philly for new and fun food that she can't find in Boise. To contact Diana about a Center City outing or anything else, email ludiana@wharton.upenn.edu.

VP of Journal: Stephanie Yang

Stephanie is a sophomore 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 hyunyang@wharton.upenn.edu.

VP of Corporate Ventures: Carolynne Liu

Carolynne grew up mostly in Hong Kong, but she has also lived in Shanghai, Missouri, and Boston. A freshman in the College of Arts and Sciences, Carolynne enjoys trying new foods, singing, and hanging out with her friends. On campus, she tutors in the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project, acts as a Freshman Liaison of the Hong Kong Student Association, and works at the New College House Information Center. Please don't hesitate to contact Carolynne with any questions or concerns at liucar@sas.upenn.edu.