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Club Officers

President, Steven Piekarczyk '07

Vice President Communications, Ronald Falcon '13

Vice President, Women's Network, Joanie Stringer '03

Vice President, Club Development and Alumni Outreach, Elizabeth Oates '13

Vice President, Club Development, and Alumni Outreach, Adrian Monsalve '06

Executive Board Advisors

Ramon Tisaire '91

Adis Vila '97

John Trainor

Sheri Colas-Gervais '93

Chris Westgate

Juan Diego Henao '03

Club Officer Bios

Ronald Falcon:

Ronald Falcon is Head of Supply Chain and Promotional Readiness at Burger King Corporation. Prior to Burger King, he was an engineer for The Boeing Company in its Commercial Aircraft Division.

Ronald is also a Major in the Civil Air Patrol (United States Air Force Auxiliary) where he is currently the assistant standardization and evaluation officer for Florida Wing. He also has duties as a search and rescue and counter drug pilot.

Ronald received his Bachelors of Music from Berklee College of Music, Bachelors of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Masters of Science in System Engineering from University of Southern California and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

In his free time Ronald enjoys flying small airplanes and working on his Jeep.

Joanne Stringer:

Joanie Stringer is a Senior Wealth Strategist for the East Region of Northern Trust. Joanie joined Northern Trust in 1998. She has served as the President of the Mid-Atlantic Region based in Washington DC and President of Connecticut based in Greenwich, CT. 


Stringer received an AB degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with a major in Economics and an MBA with concentrations in Finance, Economics, and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is a CFA Charterholder, member of the CFA Institute, and Miami CFA Society.  She also is on the board of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington DC and Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship South Florida. She is a member of The Aspen Institute-Vanguard Chapter of the Society of Fellows, TARA, Women Corporate Directors, 85 Broads, Miami Finance Forum, Friends of the New World Symphony, and Junior League of Miami. She also volunteers at the Red Cross and is part of the Red Cross Tiffany Circle and Spectrum Awards Committee.

Elizabeth Oates:

Liz is a 2013 graduate of Chicago Booth and Director of Strategic Planning at Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. Liz has been with Royal Caribbean since 2007 where she held multiple roles before attending Chicago Booth. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a global cruise vacation company that owns Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises and CDF Croisières de France, as well as TUI Cruises through a 50 percent joint venture. Liz is originally from the Miami area and has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Economics from Indiana University.

Adrian Monsalve:

Adrian is Sr. Director of Strategy - Content Management Distribution at Viacom International Media Networks and a 2006 Full-time MBA Program graduate. He has more than 15 years of experience in strategy and business development with roles with The Boston Consulting Group, Novartis-Sandoz, and The Procter and Gamble Company.

Adrian is originally from Caracas, Venezuela and has an Master of Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College in London, UK.  He loves traveling and is a consummated DIYer.

School Contact

Denise Dilley
10 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 1420
New York, NY 10020