2021-2022 HLA Board

Jenny Torres

President

What did you do before business school?
Prior to Marshall, I served as a Clinical Operations Manager in the Cardiac Monitoring Industry. As a Clinical Operations manager, I had the privilege of successfully leading multiple collaborative projects ranging from operations to product development to help deliver the utmost quality and care to thousands of patients throughout the United States.

Why did you join HLA?
I joined HLA to further my knowledge and understanding of all the different functional areas within healthcare. I also found HLA to be a great avenue to form strong, long-lasting connections with passionate visionaries looking to drive change that will positively impact the lives of patients and healthcare workers.

What can people come to you for in HLA?
I am here to help in any way I can, whether that means school, work, recruiting, or just want to learn more about the healthcare industry!

What will you be doing this summer?
Performance Excellence Administrative Intern at UCLA Health.

Josh Feldman

VP of Career Development

What did you do before business school?
Prior to Marshall, I worked at a small, clinical stage biotech in the Bay Area focused on developing therapeutics for migraine, pain, and CNS disorders. My role included overseeing company operations, clinical strategic planning, providing regulatory advice, and identifying target therapeutic areas.

Why did you join HLA?
I joined HLA to meet fellow Trojans who are passionate about making an impact in healthcare and to explore different functional areas within the industry.

What can people come to you for in HLA?
Marshall students can reach out to me for help on the recruiting process, resumes, interview prep, and to discuss healthcare topics. I am happy to connect and help in any way I can.

What will you be doing this summer?
This summer I will be working at Amgen as an operations intern.

Daniel Loewy

VP of Career Development

What did you do before business school?
Prior to Marshall, I spent eight years with a logistics technology firm and working within the food and beverage supply chain. My experience was primarily in Business Development and saw the organization scale from startup to sale to private equity.

Why did you join HLA?
I joined HLA to learn about career opportunities in healthcare and surround myself with classmates I could learn from in order to make a career switch.

What can people come to you for in HLA?
I am happy to share my experience as a career switcher into healthcare/biotech. I can also be a resource for interview prep, elevator pitches, and recruiting + networking best-practices. Also happy to be a general sound board!

What will you be doing this summer?
Intern in the Amgen Operations team.

Alina Pogorelova

VP of PM Relations

What did you do before business school?
I worked in Project Management at Kaiser Permanente, focusing on operational improvement and strategy for surgical services. Prior to working at Kaiser Permanente, I was a Program Manager at UCLA Health where I managed the largest Geriatric Medicine Fellowship in the nation.

Why did you join HLA?
I joined HLA to connect with fellow Trojans who have a passion for healthcare and to learn more about healthcare sectors outside of the provider side. I hope to be a leader in healthcare someday and am excited to network and learn from a diverse group of professionals in the industry.

What can people come to you for in HLA?
I am honored to be the liaison between the PM program and HLA. Students should feel free to connect with me about opportunities in healthcare, topics and trends in the industry, events they would like to see more of and balancing work, academics, and recruitment as a PM student.

What will you be doing this summer?
I will be working full time as a Project Manager at Kaiser Permanente and exploring internship opportunities for summer of 2022 in healthcare consulting.

Hyungtae Kim

VP of International Relations

What did you do before business school?
I was a regional sales manager in a Hyundai trading house for 6 years, leading business development initiatives for African and Asian countries in the automobile industry.

Why did you join HLA?
I joined HLA to successfully pivot to the healthcare industry and strengthen my network and knowledge of the industry. Above all, people in HLA are the ones whom I can always seek advice and support.

What can people come to you for in HLA?
People can gain insights from my career switching motive and previous experience, and other recruiting tips, especially for international students.

What will you be doing this summer?
I will be an Operations Intern at Amgen.

Diana Chen

VP of External Relations

What did you do before business school?
Prior to Marshall, I worked at a digital health consulting firm focused on the development and commercialization of new health technologies. I partnered with foundations and health systems to launch pitch competitions and conduct international pilot studies.

Why did you join HLA?
I have always been passionate about healthcare given my lived experiences as a patient. I love learning about healthcare and learning about their work and interest in this space.

What can people come to you for in HLA?
I am always open to chatting about healthcare and providing support during the recruitment journey (e.g. resume review, interview prep, offer decision making).

What will you be doing this summer?
I will be a Pharmacy Growth and Innovation Intern at CVS Health. This summer, I will be working on pharmacy personalization experimentation and launching wide scale experiments to drive medication adherence for CVS pharmacy patients.

Lindy Holts

VP of External Relations

What did you do before business school?
Prior to business school I worked in the Retail Industry. I worked at Nordstrom’s corporate headquarters in Seattle, Washington for five years.

Why did you join HLA?
I joined HLA because I came to business school to pivot industries and wanted to learn more about what career opportunities existed within Healthcare, given that I did not have any industry experience. I also wanted to network with Healthcare companies, specifically women’s health and health-tech startups.

What can people come to you for in HLA?
People can come to me if they are industry switching like I did. They can also ask me about emerging healthcare sectors and companies within health-tech and women’s health.

What will you be doing this summer?
I will be interning on the Strategy Team at One Medical, which is a concierge Primary Care company.

Sidra Khan

VP of Finance

What did you do before business school?
Before coming to Marshall, I worked as a Business Consultant for a growing, private tech company called Mavenlink. Prior to that, I spent four years at Goldman Sachs in their Private Wealth Management Division, specifically in the Financial Counseling department.

Why did you join HLA?
I was interested in a career switch to HealthTech and wanted to explore more opportunities in that sector. I joined HLA to learn from and serve the Trojan Healthcare community.

What can people come to you for in HLA?
Anyone looking to make a career switch into healthcare, to network, anything pertaining to the recruitment process. I'm happy to be a resource for anyone interested in their healthcare journey.

What will you be doing this summer?
I will be interning with Amazon as a Sr. Product Manager Intern.

Anisha Ghosh

VP of Events

What did you do before business school?
Prior to Marshall, I was a healthcare consultant at ZS Associates focused on marketing and patient service analytics for large pharmaceutical companies.

Why did you join HLA?
I joined HLA to learn more about other healthcare sectors I wasn’t familiar with as well as connect with fellow Trojans who shared the same career interest and passion.

What can people come to you for in HLA?
Students can come to me for advice on anything whether it’s working within healthcare, recruiting tips, resume advice, interview prep, etc.!

What will you be doing this summer?
I will be working at CVS Health as a Strategy and Innovation intern.

Natalie Weinstein

VP of Marketing & Tech

What did you do before business school?
Prior to Marshall I worked for six years in Marketing & Communications roles for three different companies – Jarvis Communications (wine industry), The Tournament of Roses and The Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission.

Why did you join HLA?
I joined HLA to meet fellow Marshall students interested in the healthcare space and to aid with my pivot into the healthcare industry. The club has been an incredible resource and I'm looking forward to working in an industry where I can make a daily impact on people’s lives and be part of the incredible innovation taking place within this space.

What can people come to you for in HLA?
People can come to me for help regarding a career switch into healthcare/biotech and general advice on recruiting, networking and interview prep. I'm also interested in the femtech space and welcome any general conversations about the innovation taking place within that space. Happy to help in any way I can!

What will you be doing this summer?
This summer I will be at Amgen working as an Operation & Strategy Intern.