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Financial Management Association
Alfiero Center Room 206c
University at Buffalo
Amherst, NY 14228
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executive Board of Directors

Meet our new executive team. Know more about them and their experiences. See how their expertise can help you grow.

The new executive board of directors is comprised of graduate and undergraduate students at the University at Buffalo. Each member has a diverse background but the important factor that binds us is our interest in Finance.

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Director of Finance
  • Board of Directors

Sai Bidarkoti


Sai Bidarkoti is pursuing his MBA with a concentration in Finance & IT at UB School of Management. He has 5 years of work experience in Business Analysis, Financial Data Analysis, Consulting and has worked with US retail clients. Sai has led teams across different geographies and has worked with senior management to formulate project strategy, manage project resource and risk, and maintain client relationships. Sai can be contacted at


Lauren Chan

Vice President

Lauren Chan is an undergraduate Junior at University at Buffalo pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration with a finance concentration. She served as Director of Finance during last year. She has garnered a strong analytical skillset while working for a year as a summer intern and Co-Op at the credit rating agency Moody’s Corporation. This past summer, she obtained additional financial knowledge from professionals at Goldman Sachs, First Investors and Deloitte. With her global finance experience and network, she is looking forward to help the association again to achieve its fullest potential. Lauren can be reached out at

Sindhu Susarla


Sindhu is pursuing her MBA with Finance major at UB School of Management. She has a rich experience in recruitment and has excellent communication and coordination skills. Her responsibilities included collaboration with talent acquisition heads, directors and managers of software development. A soon-to-be CFA Level 1 candidate, Sindhu hopes to make a positive contribution towards achieving the goals of FMA. Sindhu can be contacted at


Thomas Kiernan

Director of Finance

Tommy is an undergraduate Junior at University at Buffalo pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration and Management. He is focusing on Finance as his major and interned in a Finance company at Buffalo. He has served on FMA board last year as Director of Marketing. He has strong networking skills and with his rich global finance experience, he is looking forward for another successful year of collaborating with other board members to help the association succeed in its endeavors. Tommy's email ID is


Justin Welte

Director of Operations

Justin is an undergraduate Junior at University at Buffalo pursuing his B.S. in Finance & Economics. Born in Buffalo and staying involved within the University and community, Justin is driven to bring the FMA and its members valuable resources. He has the skills and knowledge to assure a successful year for the Financial Management Association as the Director of Operations. Justin can be reached out at

Gurtej Sahni

Director of Marketing

Gurtej, knows as TJ, is a Senior pursuing his BBA in Finance and Financial Management Services. He did multiple internships and has gained rich finance experience in different architectue and law firms. As a Director of Marketing, he is looking forward to position FMA as an organization where students can gain professional development through all our invaluable resources. He also seeks to leverage his skills in promoting the FMA events to the students. TJ can be contacted at