2017 New Board Members

Welcome, and congratulations, to our newly elected board members!

Catherine Chassanite, Audencia Business School
Danielle Grassia, MIT Sloan
Amit Puri, McKesson
Stacy Whitman, Dell
Welcome, and congratulations, to the following newly elected board members. We look forward to their contributions to the strategic direction of the alliance!

Catherine Chassanite
International Career Development Consultant
Audencia Nantes School of Management

Catherine Chassanite has been involved with the MBA CSEA since 2009 when she attended the Barcelona Conference, shortly after having joined Audencia Nantes School of Management as international careers and corporate relations consultant. Prior to Audencia, Catherine gained experience recruiting in a variety of fields from corporate finance and engineering to supply chain, government affairs, design and sales. She has lived in six different countries and worked for a UN affiliated PPP (Public Private Partnership) and Nike, amongst others. Catherine currently serves a Board Liaison for the MBA CSEA European Conference, and was previously co-chair of the event.

Danielle Grassia
Associate Director, Employer Relations & Recruiting
MIT Sloan School of Management

Danielle joined MIT Sloan in 2009, as part of the Employer Relations & Recruiting Team.  Prior to MIT Sloan, Danielle was at the Kogod School of Business at American University in Undergraduate Programs and Academic Affairs.  Danielle started her career at Fidelity Investments in HR Operations and 401k.  In her current role, she partners with students and companies across the finance, tech, bio/pharma and oil & energy industries to set recruiting strategies and increase brand awareness.  She also oversees a number of events, including the Career Fair, Banking Day and Networking Nights.  She graduated from Saint Anselm College with a BA in Sociology.  Danielle has been a member of MBA CSEA since 2011, has served on multiple committees and is the current Co-Chair for the 2017 Global Conference.

Amit Puri
MBA Relations Specialist

Amit brings a unique blend of corporate and career management experience to the MBA CSEA board.  Currently, Amit is an MBA Relations Specialist at McKesson where he serves as a Talent Acquisition partner for MBA/graduate rotational programs.  He also manages the company's MBA/graduate internship program.  Prior to McKesson, Amit spent over five years in the career management space, primarily working in a coaching capacity with students to help them achieve career goals.  Amit holds an M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri and a BSB in Finance and Marketing from the University of Minnesota.

Stacy Whitman
Career Development Program Manager
Global Marketing team, Dell 

Stacy has been with Dell for over 4 years. She currently manages the MBA talent pipeline and MBA intern program for the Global Commercial Marketing Team, along managing the MBA Marketing Development Program for all newly hired marketers across the entire organization. These programs are focused on finding and developing top MBA graduates joining the Dell team to help them ramp in their roles and within the company faster to ultimately provide better value to the business.