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Lillian Wu | President

Lillian is a junior majoring in Business Administration and Molecular Cell Biology. She is passionate about giving back to the community and being able to see the impact that she makes. She joined Microfinance at Berkeley because the club provides a wonderful opportunity for her to use her skills to work with clients one-on-one and provide them with the information that they need in order to succeed

Lillian Wu

President

Tiffany Chin | Loan Officer

Tiffany is a junior studying Business Administration. She is passionate about working with small businesses and helping them obtain the resources they need to succeed. In her free time, she enjoys swimming and hiking.

Tiffany Chin

External Vice President

Daniel Zhu | External Vice President Daniel is a sophomore intending to study Business Sustainability. He is very passionate about the unique intersection between environmental sustainability, business operations, and supply chain management. He joined Microfinance At Berkeley to improve the small business climate in Berkeley and support small businesses owners who positively impact the local environment expand their enterprises in the Bay Area.

Daniel Zhu | External Vice President

Daniel is a sophomore intending to study Business Sustainability. He is very passionate about the unique intersection between environmental sustainability, business operations, and supply chain management. He joined Microfinance At Berkeley to improve the small business climate in Berkeley and support small businesses owners who positively impact the local environment expand their enterprises in the Bay Area.

Daniel Zhu

External Vice President

Alex McMurry | Internal Vice President Alex is an intended economics major in the class of 2020 from Sacramento California. He joined Microfinance at Berkeley because it allows him to apply his business and communication skills towards the goal of linking socially-conscious local small businesses with zero-interest loans, in order to spur their growth. When Alex is not sending emails or studying in the library, he enjoys reading the Economist, going hiking in the Berkeley hills and exploring all that living in the Bay Area has to offer!

Alex McMurry | Internal Vice President

Alex is an intended economics major in the class of 2020 from Sacramento California. He joined Microfinance at Berkeley because it allows him to apply his business and communication skills towards the goal of linking socially-conscious local small businesses with zero-interest loans, in order to spur their growth. When Alex is not sending emails or studying in the library, he enjoys reading the Economist, going hiking in the Berkeley hills and exploring all that living in the Bay Area has to offer!

Alex McMurry

Internal Vice President

Brigitte Bolanos | Loan Officer

Brigitte is a junior majoring in environmental economics & policy major. She hopes to positively impact the community and cares about supporting small businesses by shopping locally and sustainably. With her knowledge and communication skills, she seeks to alleviate poverty by strategizing and offering financial literacy to MFB’s clients. In her free time, Brigitte enjoys reading articles about psychology and salsa dancing. 

Brigitte Bolanos

Loan Officer

Apoorva Arya | Loan Officer

Apoorva is a junior at studying Economics and Accounting with a focus on financial and developmental economics. She is passionate about creating change via economic policy. She has previously worked in the field of Microfinance by creating the Housing Security Referendum at UC Berkeley. She joined Microfinance at Berkeley to continue helping create impact in the local communities around her and develop client management skills by doing hands-on work with small businesses

Apoorva Arya

Loan Officer

Bansari Rao | Loan Officer

Bansari is a freshman majoring in Chemical Engineering. She is passionate about the environment and social impact. She chose to join MFB as she wanted to be empower small scale entrepreneurs and help them gain access to financial services. In her free time she loves hiking and reading books.

Bansari Rao

Loan Officer

Mahira Dayal | Chief Loan Officer

Mahira is a sophomore studying Economics. She is passionate about promoting financial literacy and using entrepreneurship as a tool for development. She hopes to make a positive impact with her involvement in Microfinance at Berkeley.

Mahira Dayal

Chief Loan Officer

Marianna Alevra | Loan Officer

Marianna is a junior at UC Berkeley majoring in Political Economy. She is passionate about social entrepreneurship, economic development, and pro-bono work. She joined Microfinance at Berkeley because she seeks to make a positive impact in her community by working directly with small local businesses to connect them to the resources they need. In her free time, Marianna is also a competitive tennis player. 

Marianna Alevra

Loan Officer

Joshua John | Loan Officer Jeshua is a junior majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Global Poverty and Practice. He is passionate about the intersection of financial literary and technology, and enjoys consulting for businesses. He joined Microfinance at Berkeley because he believes that poverty alleviation action begins with empowering small businesses. When he isn’t working or studying, you are most likely to find Jeshua playing beach volleyball or traveling.

Joshua John | Loan Officer

Jeshua is a junior majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Global Poverty and Practice. He is passionate about the intersection of financial literary and technology, and enjoys consulting for businesses. He joined Microfinance at Berkeley because he believes that poverty alleviation action begins with empowering small businesses. When he isn’t working or studying, you are most likely to find Jeshua playing beach volleyball or traveling.

Jeshua John

Loan Officer

Margaret Jang | Loan Officer

Margaret is a freshman from Torrance, California intending to major in Business Administration. She has a passion for ensuring that small businesses have access to the financial capital they need. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

Margaret Jang

Loan Officer

Karson Yu | Marketing Director

Karson is a sophomore intended to major in Business Administration from Hong Kong. He is interested in pro-bono work and business operations. He loves Microfinance at Berkeley as he feels what he does with the club has a positive impact on small business in the Bay Area. Karson is also a competitive triathlete in the Cal Triathlon Team.

Karson Yu

Marketing Director

Saadiya Lakhani | Loan Officer

Saadiya is a freshman intending to study economics and business administration. She is from Karachi, Pakistan and is passionate about working with small businesses because it helps empower agencies by providing low cost loans through which they are motivated to dedicate themselves towards promoting their skills. Small businesses also feed on her passion with using her knowledge for goodness and service.

Saadiya Lakhani

Loan Officer

Anne Zou | Loan Officer

Anne is a junior studying economics andEnglish, and chose to join MBF because of her interest in business development and and desire to affect change with local, small businesses. In addition, she is passionate about improving healthcare accessibility and hopes to someday work within the healthcare field, either in the medical or business spectrum. Outside of work, she can be found reading a book, cooking with friends, or out somewhere exploring.

Anne Zou

Loan Officer