AIGAC Officers and Directors:
Nupur Gupta – President
Krithika Srinivasan — President-Elect & Conference Committee Chair
Linda Abraham — Co-Founder & First President of AIGAC
Rachel Korn — Secretary & Sponsorship Committee Chair
Scott Edinburgh — Treasurer
Faye Mackenzie — Director at Large & Membership Committee Chair
Amy Molden Park — Director at Large
Bailey Roth – Executive Director
Natalie Wallace – Operations Manager
Nupur Gupta, AIGAC President, began volunteering with AIGAC in 2015 due to her passion for propagating transparency, ethics and innovation in graduate admissions and bringing accurate and timely information to MBA applicants. During the global pandemic that restricted travel, Nupur introduced a virtual conference and applicant fair to foster dialog between MBA applicants and business schools to discuss new and exciting possibilities in the MBA world. Nupur holds an MBA from The Wharton School with majors in Entrepreneurial Management and Finance. She has worked in multinational firms in U.S. and India in diverse industries likes technology, media, medical imaging and financial services. Nupur is the founder of India’s leading education consultancy, Crack The MBA, as part of which her mission is to create the next generation of global business leaders who are socially responsible and shape a better world. Nupur works with the brightest candidates in India, enabling them to secure admits to leading global MBA programs. Outside work, Nupur is a cricket, fitness and fountain pen aficionado. Contact Nupur at: ngupta (AT) aigac (DOT) org.
Krithika Srinivasan, AIGAC President-Elect & Conference Committee Chair, is an alumna of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where she acquired two Master’s degrees, and also did a minor in Marketing from the Ross School of Business. After a successful career in the technical field, she helmed Admissions Consulting Services at BYJU’s. She has helped many clients get admits to prestigious B-School programs like Booth, Cambridge Judge, Kellogg, IESE, IE, MIT Sloan,ISB, IIM-A, UMich Ross, UCLA Anderson, UVA- Darden, Stanford, Duke, to name a few. In addition to B-School programs, Krithika also advises candidates for various graduate programs- ranging from Engineering to Public Health. As the co-founder of CareerLabs Technologies Pvt. Ltd., she is now focused on helping both graduates and professionals achieve their dream careers. At AIGAC, Krithika has served on AIGAC’s Survey Committee for two years (as a co-chair in 2018) and was also part of the Membership committee since 2018, holding the post of Membership Chair in 2019-2020. It is her mission to make AIGAC known to every MBA aspirant. Krithika is fond of travelling and learning new languages. Contact Krithika at: ksrinivasan (AT) aigac (DOT) org.
Linda Abraham, Co-Founder & First President of AIGAC, is the founder & president of the admissions consultancy Accepted, which she launched in 1994. She is the proud host of Admissions Straight Talk, a weekly podcast where she hosts business school deans, admissions directors, professors, students and alumni, as well as entrepreneurs & emerging business leaders. She is the co-author of MBA Admission for Smarties and a co-founder of AIGAC, the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants, where she served as its first president. Linda earned her MBA and BA from UCLA.
Rachel Korn, AIGAC Secretary & Sponsorship Committee Chair has built her entire career in admissions. Following 7 years on the admissions staffs at the University of Pennsylvania, Brandeis University and Wellesley College, she moved to Tel Aviv, Israel in 2005 and founded her international consulting practice. Her education has been tailored to lead in the field, with a B.A. from Brandeis in English, including programs in Education and Women’s Studies, and an Ed.M in Higher Education Administration from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. In addition to her work with graduate school applicants, she has written two books about surviving the college admissions process, earning interviews in several U.S. media outlets as an admissions expert. Contact Rachel at: rkorn (AT) aigac (DOT) org
Scott Edinburgh, AIGAC Treasurer, earned his BS in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MBA from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania. Scott began his career in management consulting with Deloitte and has run internal strategy teams and worked in corporate development across financial services and travel and hospitality. Scott founded Personal MBA Coach in 2008 to offer a boutique and personalized approach to MBA and graduate school application consulting. Scott is a speaker at events around the world on MBA application strategies and his firm has advised hundreds of applicants throughout the process. His commitment to AIGAC has been increasing in recent years and he is excited for what is to come with the annual survey presented to admissions directors and AIGAC members. Scott can be reached at sedinburgh (AT) aigac (DOT) org.
Faye Mackenzie, Director-at-Large & Membership Committee Co-Chair. Since joining Agos in 2013, Faye has coached over 500 individuals through the application process to MBA, MPP, MPH, and LLM programmes in the US, Canada, UK, EU, and Asia. In addition, she also coaches candidates applying for Masters degrees in anything from Aerospace Engineering to Global Fashion Management. From 2015-2018 she supported high-school students in their applications to top undergraduate programmes in the US, UK, Canada, and Japan. Contact Faye at: fmackenzie (AT) aigac (DOT) org
Amy Molden Park, Director at Large, is originally from San Diego, California and has worked in higher education in Boston, Chicago, NewYork, Buenos Aires, and currently, Miami. As the founder of Masters USA, she has advised over 600 students applying to top Masters, MBA, PhD and other graduate programs in the US and Europe. Previously, she worked at the Fulbright Commission Argentina and Education USA, both programs of the US Department of State. She was an MBA Admissions Director at the University of San Diego and worked on the proprietary trading desk of Deutsche Bankon Wall Street. Amy graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Boston College, and cum laude with a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University. She is thrilled to be part of AIGAC and serve on the Communications Committee.
Bailey Roth is the AIGAC Executive Director and as an established and regarded industry leader and mentor, Bailey started Redstone with the motivation to bring for-profit knowledge and efficiencies to as many associations and NPOs as possible. With years of experience developing management and cost-saving practices and guiding the strategic direction of many organizations, Bailey knows how to bring out the best in her teams and clients to help them achieve their goals.Bailey fosters relationships built on honesty and trust, and operates with a high degree of integrity and professionalism.She currently serves on the program advisory committee for George Brown College’s Special Events Program and is on the Editorial Board of M+IT Magazine.Bailey graduated from Western University and holds a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies degree (Dean’s List) with a specialization in Organizational Human Resources. Contact Bailey at: hq (AT) aigac (DOT) org
Natalie Wallace, Operations Manager, is an established association professional, with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies from University of Guelph, as well as a diploma in Special Event Planning & Delivery from George Brown College. Her creative background gives her the edge in connecting with new people and delivering on fantastic experiences. She exudes a contagious effervescent energy that shines through in all of her work, and has been working in the association sector for 8 years. She volunteers with her own association, and earned the CAE designation (Certified Association Executive) in 2018. Contact Natalie at: operations (AT) aigac (DOT) org
AIGAC Board – Get Involved!
Each year we solicit nominations for Board of Director candidates to run for three seats with a three-year term. Read more…
Minimum Qualifications for AIGAC Director Nominees
- AIGAC Individual Consultant or Business Organization member in good standing.
- At least three years experience as an admissions consultant.
- At least six months participation on an AIGAC committee.
- Only one person per company or consultancy may serve on the AIGAC Board of Directors at any given time.
The first step towards a board position is to volunteer for one of our committees, or even to suggest a new one if you have great plans or ideas that don’t quite fit into our current structure. Our current committees (and current chairs in parentheses) are Membership (Krithika Srinivasan), Survey (Scott Edinburgh), Conference (Prashant Tibrewal or Faye Mackenzie), Sponsorship (Rachel Korn) and Governance (appointed per policies and procedures). Please get in touch with the committee chairs if you’d like to get involved.
Put your talents and great ideas to work (not to mention, bolster your resume), by joining an AIGAC Committee, or the Board!