2013-2014 Club Leadership

Natalie Hooper, President

Natalie is a second year MBA student at MIT Sloan. Prior to Sloan, Natalie practiced architecture for 6 years in New York City, where she worked on such notable projects as the United Nations Renovation, Avalon Fort Greene luxury apartments, and the Vehicle Security Center for the World Trade Center. As a LEED AP, with a specialty in Building Design + Construction, Natalie also worked on sustainable projects. In 2011, Natalie finished the Real Estate Associate Program, which exposes professionals to the world of commercial real estate. Natalie is a graduate of Cornell University, where she earned her Bachelor of Architecture in 2006, and enjoys working out, as well as eating!

Adam Kucharski, Vice President of Competitions

Adam is a second year MBA student at the MIT Sloan, focusing on the intersection of real estate development, emerging markets, and equity finance. Prior to starting at Sloan, Adam spent five years as a economic consultant in the Middle East and Africa, working on a variety of initiatives ranging from large-scale economic master plans to tourism strategies, biodiversity conservation planning, and rural land use reform. In addition to his consulting work, Adam served as an advocate for nature conservation in the Middle East. During his time at Sloan, Adam has worked to strengthen the LGBT community at MIT. Adam is a former Fulbright Scholar and holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Anthropology from the University of Chicago.

Cooper Engst, Vice President of Professional Development

Bio coming soon!

Vanessa Lam, Co-Vice President of Treks

Vanessa is a first-year student at MIT Sloan. Prior to Sloan, Vanessa worked at Gaw Capital in Hong Kong, where she assisted in the $1B China flagship fundraising closed in 2013. She also helped secure co-investments for several projects, and coordinated the firm's Environmental, Social and Governance initiative. Vanessa holds and A.B. in Economics from Brown University.

Jenny Larios Berlin, Co-Vice President of Treks

Bio coming soon!