President: Nihar Nanavaty

My Name is Nihar Nanavaty, and I am a Junior studying Economics and Global Studies, with an Informatics Minor. I am the current President of Global Business Brigades, and was the Technology Chair when I went to Honduras my Freshman Year, which was a great experience. I am also an IT Analyst for the Gies College of Business, in IBC and The Finance Club as well. In my free time, I like to run and play basketball, and I highly encourage you all to consider GBB for your next professional journey.

VP Membership Development: Trennedy Kleczewski

My name is Trennedy and I’m a sophomore majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in entrepreneurship. On campus, I work for the Main Library and New Student Programs. In my free time, I enjoy playing volleyball, volunteering, and binging Netflix series. I encourage everyone to join GBB. It’s a
great way to truly make a difference in people’s lives.



VP Corporate Relationship: Dhruvi Shah

My name is Dhruvi Shah, and I am a current sophomore in the College of Business, and I am double majoring in Finance & ISIT. I am currently involved with Phi Chi Theta Professional Business Fraternity and Illinois Enactus. When I am not doing things on campus, I enjoy dancing and traveling to different places. I encourage you all to apply to GBB to find your passion for helping others!

VP Internal: Jason Fu

My name is Jason Fu and I am a sophomore majoring in accounting and finance. In my free time, I enjoy going on drives and photography. Global Business Brigades provides brigadiers with a unique experience to first handedly aid those less privileged financially. Join GBB and make a difference!

VP Finance: Jared Minor

My name is Jared Minor and I am a sophomore majoring in accounting and minoring in Spanish. In my free time, I enjoy playing basketball, tennis, and traveling. Global Business Brigades is a great opportunity to see the world while positively impacting the lives of others. 

Technology Chair: Yecheng (Daniel) Cao

I am Yecheng and I come from Shanghai, China. I am now a Junior majoring Finance, Mathematics, and Economics. I believe technology changes our lives, and I also love traveling and soccer! Become a brigader and help more people!

Public Relation Chair: Xiangxi Liu

My name is Xiangxi Liu, a sophomore in Accounting major and minor in statistics. I am currently involved with Peer&Career and Chinese Career Board. During free time, I love doing yoga and traveling. Come and become a brigader of GBB and help more people in the world.

Social Chair: Zachary Cepeda

My name is Zach, and I am a freshman in DGS looking to double major in Political Science and Finance. I currently work at the Union as a multimedia technician in charge of setting up any events requiring sound or lights. My love for people has lead me to get involved in GBB and I hope to make an impact this next year. If you feel the same way, COME JOIN THE TEAM!