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Chat Panelists

Nicole Newman

Current Booth Student

Nicole Newman Nicole is a second-year student pursuing concentrations in Marketing Management, Economics, and Entrepreneurship. Originally from Asbury Park, NJ, Nicole worked as a Data Science and Operations Manager at KIPP New Jersey prior to Booth. She spends her time at Booth involved with the Management Consulting Group, Booth Technology Group, African-American MBA Association (AAMBAA), and the Innovation and Design Club. Her favorite Booth experience was visiting the Philippines with Boothies over Spring Break.

Nadeem Khan

Current Booth Student

Nadeem is a second-year student pursuing concentrations in Analytic Finance, Strategic Management, and Entrepreneurship. He majored in Mathematics at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University. Prior to Booth, Nadeem worked as a Product Manager at Dalberg Advisors. His summer internship was as an Associate at McKinsey and Co, where he’ll be returning after graduation. Here at Booth Nadeem has been involved with the Management Consulting Group, Booth Technology Group, and Soccer Club. He’s also a Leadership Effectiveness and Development (LEAD) facilitator, Member of DSTAR, Admissions Fellow, and the Cricket Club Co-Chair.

Kate Nimmo

Current Booth Student

Kate is a second-year student from Wellesley, MA. She obtained her undergraduate degree in English Literature from Dartmouth College. Prior to Booth, Kate spent two years in both San Francisco and Seattle. She was working as a Private Equity Associate at Mainsail Partners before matriculating at Booth. Here at Booth she is pursuing concentrations in Analytic Finance, Strategic Management, and Entrepreneurship. She’s also involved in the Private Equity Group, Entrepreneur/Venture Capital Group, Random Walk Leader, and is a Teaching Assistant. Kate loves to take in the beautiful view of Chicago’s skyline while running alongside Lake Michigan.

James Wang

Current Booth Student

James Wang James is a second-year student pursuing concentrations in Finance, Managerial & Organizational Behavior, and Strategic Management. Prior to Booth, James got his undergraduate degree in Economics from Northwestern University and worked in Chicago in Corporate Strategy and Planning at TransUnion. Here at Booth James is involved in the Management Consulting Group, The Adam Smith Society, Corporate Management Group, a Career Advisor, and a Global Booth Ambassador. His summer internship was at KPMG Consulting.

Ashley Allison

Current Booth Student

Ashley Allison Ashley is a second-year student from Maplewood, NJ. Prior to Booth she was living in New York, New York and working in Healthcare, Project Management. She obtained her undergraduate degree in International Relations from Tufts. Here at Booth, Ashley is involved with the African-American MBA Association (AAMBAA), Investment Banking Group, and the Graduate Business Council (GBC) Executive Board. Her favorite trip taken with fellow Boothies is a toss-up between a Random Walk trip to Thailand and a Spring Break trip to Colombia.

Daniel Cullen

Current Booth Student

Daniel Cullen Daniel is a second-year student pursuing concentrations in Strategic Management and General Management. Prior to Booth he was living in Green Bay, Wisconsin as the VP, Advisory Services - Breakthrough Fuel. He got his undergraduate degree in Politics from Princeton. At Booth is he the Co-Chair of Veg Club and is involved in Management Consulting Group, Ski & Snowboard Club. His favorite thing to do in Chicago is spend time being active on the Lakeshore trail.

David Noel

Current Booth Student

David is a second-year student originally from Miami, FL. Prior to Booth he was living in Houston, Texas and working as a Digital Strategist. At Booth he is pursuing concentrations in Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management. He is also involved in the Graduate Business Council (GBC), African-American MBA Association (AAMBAA), and the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Groups. His favorite Booth experience was Orientation.

Kate Hoffman

Senior Associate Director of Admissions Marketing

Kate joined Booth’s Full-Time Admissions team in April, 2015. She works on integrated marketing and communication projects for the full time MBA program, serves as part of the Admissions Committee, and works closely with the Booth Experience Fellows. Kate comes to admissions from Chicago Booth’s marketing department, where she was a writer and editor for two and a half years. She has been in Chicago since 2006 and spent nearly six years writing for Dream Town Realty, a Chicago-based real estate company. Kate previously lived in Michigan where she worked for a number of local publications including Real Detroit, The Oakland Press, and the Ferndale Mirror. She has a bachelor's in advertising and master's in journalism from Michigan State University.

Audrey Sova

Associate Director, Admissions Marketing

Audrey joined the Full-Time Admissions team in December 2018. She serves on the Admissions Committee as well as works on integrated marketing and communication projects for the Full-Time MBA program. She also works closely with The Booth Experience student bloggers. Prior to Booth, Audrey worked in events, communications, and marketing across business, technology, healthcare, experiential entertainment, and education sectors. Most recently she served as a Marketing Coordinator at SmithBucklin, the largest association management and services company, driving strategic membership and event promotions for six associations. Audrey earned her Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations with a concentration in Cultural Anthropology from Drake University. When she’s not traveling the world, Audrey can be found devouring books, new music, and delicious food from the incredible Chicago restaurant scene. She’s also fluent in Spanish and an avid Chicago sports fan.