South Florida

Chicago Booth Alumni Club

Chicago Booth

Network, learn, socialize, and stay connected with Chicago Booth alumni in your area.

Contact Us

If you have an idea for an event, would like to host an event, or simply want to find out how to get involved, please contact our club President, Bryan Herdé, ’11, at

Other Club Officers

Mena Teijeiro

Mena Teijeiro is an Intuitive consultant, awake to the power of our mind, body and spirit through understanding energy and applying tools to create a joyful and abundant life. Her mission is to bridge the material and the subtle forces to unleash people's highest potential to become the gift that they truly are for this World. She is the creator and lead activator at Awaken Flow™, a foundation program which helps create community, increasing human productivity and peace.

Bryan Herdé, '11, President

Bryan Herdé, '11, is Director of Digital Strategy at Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL), where he is responsible for helping define the digital experience for Guests and Crew across RCCL’s brands. Prior to joining RCCL, Bryan spent 6+ years at PwC Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company) as a Director (Principal) advising senior executives across various industries on topics related to tech strategy. Bryan obtained his MBA (’11) from the full-time program at Chicago Booth, and also has a MS (’05) and BS (’02) in computer engineering from the University of Central Florida. Bryan is the President of the Chicago Booth Alumni Club of South Florida and serves on the All Ivy+ Alumni Board. A native of Aruba, Bryan now resides in Coconut Grove, FL with his family. He can be reached at

Kourtney Hahn, '14, Vice President, Communications & Club Development

Kourtney Hahn, '14, is a manager of corporate development for Discovery Comm. Inc., where he is responsible for evaluating and advising on strategic M&A transactions and strategic partnerships. Kourtney’s other post-MBA experience includes consulting with PwC and Deloitte with a focus on data analytics creating statistical models to obtain unique insights. Prior to obtaining an MBA, Kourtney joined Teach For America to help close the achievement gap in our educational system. He has a BS in finance and political science from Florida State University and a MBA/JD from the University of Chicago. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha. Kourtney is on the advisory board for the Venture Café and is an advisor for multiple startups. He can be reached at

Lucas D’Alessandro, '15, Vice President, Club Development & Alumni Outreach

Lucas D’Alessandro, '15, is Senior Vice President, Business Development for America & Asia at the Miami branch of Banco Sabadell, Spain’s 4th largest bank by assets. Prior to leaving for his MBA, he led the Tourism & Hospitality group within the Corporate Banking Department at Banco Sabadell for five years. Lucas is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and received a BSc degree from Boston College with concentrations in finance and economics. He also holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Full Time Class of 2015) with concentrations in accounting, entrepreneurship, and finance. He can be reached at

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

Adrian can be reached at

Alexandra Kern, '15, Vice President, Club Development & Women's Network

Alexandra Kern, '15, is a co-founder of Mandarinaminds, a digital marketing & consulting company. Previously she headed Business Development & Marketing Analytics at a PE-backed cross-border e-commerce and logistics company serving Latin America and the Caribbean. Alexandra graduated from Chicago Booth in 2015, where she focused on entrepreneurship, general management and finance. During Booth she interned in Venture Capital in Chicago and Ad Tech in San Francisco. Prior to Booth, Alexandra spent five years as a Strategy Consultant at Accenture, based out of New York City and Nairobi, where she focused on the tech innovation space - big data marketing, analytics, mobile health learning and digital payments. Alexandra is originally from Caracas and grew up in Miami. She received her Bachelor's degree from Duke University in 2008. She can be reached at

Executive Board Advisors

Ramon Tisaire, ’91

Adis Vila, ’97

John Trainor, ’79

Sheri Colas-Gervais, ’93

Chris Westgate, ’06

Juan Diego Henao, ’03 

Joris Fletcher, ’96

Steve Piekarcyzk, ’07

School Contact

Asia Marchaman

Associate Director, Alumni Engagement, East Coast

1270 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 2114

New York, NY 10020 USA