Strategy & Operations Management

>>Strategic Operations Management Association (SOMA)


Since its inception in 1992, SOMA has existed to translate educational learning into real-world experiential knowledge in the areas of strategic planning, business development, operations, and supply chain management. Within these job functions, SOMA provides a variety of industry touch-points to its nearly 200 active members through its programs and events. These activities sponsored by SOMA facilitate interaction between students and industry professionals or corporate executives to help students gain a thorough understanding of the essential tools and skills needed to solve complex issues.


Canybec Sulayman
Henry Phan
VP - Business Development
David Shin
VP - Education
Peter Kuck
VP - Marketing
Lucca De Micco
VP - Events
Michael Chang
VP - Firm Outreach / FEMBA Relations
Anand Bhatt
VP - Firm Outreach
Nancy Yao
VP - Communications
Ryan Rosales
VP - Member Affairs
Niranjan Yedlapati
VP - Alumni Affairs
Hana Lee
VP - Business Development
Rahim Sewani
VP - Business Development
Jacob Bluhm
VP - Information Technologies
Brittany Blackamore
Executive Vice President
Heather Underwood
VP - Strategy
Riley Rindt
VP - Strategy
Rohit Arora
VP - Strategy


Career Roundtables
Multiple operations professionals from various industries visit SOMA members to share information about job functions and career experiences
Days On the Job (DOJ)
SOMA members visit local companies to experience a day in the life of an operations professional
Industry Speaker Events
Keynote speakers visit SOMA members to address specific topics in operations
Networking Socials - Work Hard / Play Hard:
We encourage social interactions among our members and will host networking happy hours throughout the year.