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SSCP student consultants have been selected through a rigorous assessment process that includes nominations by faculty, an honors-level GPA of 3.6 or above, and interviews with the program’s student managers and faculty director. SSCP consultants include students from diverse majors and minors including business, economics, psychology, studio art, art history, computer science, sociology and dance.

SSCP Manager
Caitlyn Opfer 2018

Caitlyn Opfer

Caite Opfer is a current senior student-athlete from Somers, New York, majoring in management and business with a minor in studio art and a member of the women’s varsity basketball team. Over her college career she has had multiple internships, but most enjoys working with SSCP clients and teams. The manager role has been a huge learning experience and she is excited to manage again this semester. After graduation Caite will be joining McLagan Partners as an Analyst of Human Capital Consulting in Asset Management.
SSCP Manager
Jack Sloan 2018

Jack Sloan

Jack Sloan is a senior management and business major from Zionsville, Indiana. Jack has experience working directly with two SSCP clients, Saratoga Juice Bar and Northshire Bookstore. Having this previous experience in the course has given him the opportunity to manage the course for his second time this spring. Because of the great experiences Jack has had in SSCP, he is working as a strategy and operations business analyst for Deloitte Consulting after he graduates. 

SSCP Manager
Sean Timmons, 2018

Sean Timmons

Sean Timmons is a senior from Cream Ridge, New Jersey, who is double-majoring in business and economics. This is his third semester with SSCP; he previously worked with the City of Saratoga Springs on a feasibility study for the recently implemented CDPHP Bike Share. Most recently he was a senior student consultant and worked with Pitney Meadows Community Farm on the development of a holistic business plan on how to best use 166 acres that it recently acquired. He is very excited to be a part of SSCP one last time. Next year he will be working as an associate analyst for Boston Biomedical Consultants.
SSCP Senior Consultant
Amelia Steeger 2018

Amelia Steeger

Amelia Steeger is a senior majoring in management and business. Her experience working with SSCP client, Pitney Meadows Community Farm, was intriguing and fun, moving her into a senior consultant position this semester. Amelia has a diverse background, most recently interning with Wolters Kluwer, where she created financial models and analyzed quarterly earnings for the company’s multinational projects. At Skidmore, she is an active member of the community, helping organize the annual Skidmore Women in Business Conference and managing the Freirich Business Competition. After graduation this May, Amelia is excited to be joining Ernst & Young in their business analyst program.
SSCP Senior Consultant
Themba Shongwe 2018

Themba Shongwe

Themba is an international student from Siteki, Swaziland. He attended high school in New Mexico at the United World Colleges. This past summer, Themba was a member of the summer analyst program at Blackrock, where he interned with the capital markets team, rotating halfway through the summer to the product development and consulting team. He is majoring in management and business and is involved in club life alongside student government: He has held several positions with the African Heritage Awareness Club and served most recently as SGA vice president for inclusion and outreach. Previously, Themba has interned with Adirondack Trust Company since summer ‘15 in their consumer loan and credit administration department.
SSCP Student Consultant
Renato Dornelas 2018

Renato Dornelas

Renato Dornelas is a senior international affairs major from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. A global citizen, Renato has lived in over five countries since graduating from high school, and worked in different companies such as Viacom Inc. in New York City, the Austrian Angel Investors Association in Vienna, Austria, and the DDA Group in London, UK. Renato is also the co-chair for the 2018 Senior Class Gift Committee, leading a classwide fundraising campaign. He has developed strong intercultural competence, analytical and creative thought, and he has built a global professional network, which has inspired him to pursue an international career in business and consulting.
SSCP Student Consultant
Paige Durrant, Class of 2019

Paige Durrant

Paige Durrant is from Branchburg, New Jersey, and is a junior majoring in management and business. This past summer, she held an internship with Thrift Investment Corporation in Fords, New Jersey. At Thrift, Paige was responsible for handling client accounts in preparation for the company president and lawyers. On campus, Paige works in the Career Development Center on the employer outreach team. She also holds a position as a teaching assistant in the Art Department's woodshop and welding room. Off campus, Paige works at a local gym to help them with marketing and advertising. With a diverse background, Paige is excited to bring her previous experiences to SSCP.
SSCP Student Consultant
Terence Durrant 2019

Terence Durrant

Terence Durrant II is a junior double major in economics and management and business from Windsor, Connecticut. His previous experience with Travelers’ strategic planning and execution department has given him insight into project management, and he is looking to use those technical and soft skills in his role as a student consultant with SSCP. When he’s not hard at work you can find him on stage with Skidmore’s male acapella group the Bandersnatchers.
SSCP Student Consultant
Sixuan Geng 2018

Sixuan Geng

Sixuan Geng is a senior double-major in Spanish and management and business from Beijing, China. She is passionate about marketing and advertising, where she finds how effective communication transfers into numbers and actions to be intriguing. She spent her past summers working towards her passion.

Last summer she initiated and led a project proposal that she developed for situation analysis and solutions with UI and UX colleagues at the digital advertising agency Publicis. The prior summer she was at Sapient for Nestlé and practiced social media marketing and content marketing at the international recruiting firm Spring Professional. During her stay in Madrid, she indulged herself in the Museum of Prado with one of the world’s most exquisite group of artworks. Although her childhood dream of becoming a singer may be a far stretch, music has developed to be her lifetime love and consolation. She sings, plays the piano, guitar, ukulele and drums. Sixuan is excited to bring her diverse background with an international perspective and her willingness to tackle any problem to the team.

SSCP Student Consultant
Nick Henning 2019

Nick Henning

Nick Henning is a junior from Bethesda, Maryland, pursuing a double major in economics and management and business. Some of his past experiences include an internship with the Saratoga Springs Finance Department and his participation in the Freirich business plan competition. Through these experiences, Nick has developed problem-solving capabilities and interpersonal skills that he is excited to bring to SSCP.
SSCP Student Consultant
Patty Liu 2019

Patty Liu

Yazhuo (Patty) Liu is a Junior at majoring in management business along with a minor in math. A native of Beijing, China, she is fluent in English and Mandarin. Having her last internship at the Growth Enterprises Markets & Services Department of DTT Consulting in Beijing, Patty communicated with staffs at different levels of the organization and with various members of high-growth Chinese institutions to drive several elections and helped with planned an awards ceremony. On campus, she is a peer tutor in economics, mathematics and Chinese as well as a peer mentor. She is excited to bring her global perspective and problem-solving skill to the team and clients.
SSCP Student Consultant
Bryan Lonergan 2018

Bryan Lonergan

Bryan Lonergan is a senior student-athlete from Weston, Connecticut, majoring in management and business. A four-year member of the men’s soccer team, he served as team captain his senior year. While studying abroad in Madrid, Bryan worked as a junior analyst for PosEcon, helping develop multichannel sales, marketing and distribution solutions for international companies entering new markets. Last summer, he was a consulting intern at FactSet, a leading financial technology firm. While there, he worked alongside consultants to help solve challenges within the client’s workflow. In his free time, Bryan enjoys the drums, soccer and taking in the great outdoors. He is looking forward to bringing his creative problem-solving and leadership qualities to SSCP.
SSCP Student Consultant
Cody Rorick 2020

Cody Rorick

Cody Rorick is a current sophomore double-majoring in economics and management and business. Originally from Upstate New York, he now resides in Plymouth, Massachusetts, where he spent last summer as an intern at a financial services firm outside Boston. In addition to SSCP, Cody will be joining AYCO's Family Office as an intern in downtown Saratoga Springs this semester. At Skidmore, Cody is on the men's ice hockey team as well as a member of the Investment Club and Periclean Honors Forum. Outside academics Cody enjoys bird-watching, a course he took while at boarding school, as well as golfing and traveling. Cody is hoping to use his unique experiences to provide insightful and effective recommendations to SSCP's clients.
SSCP Student Consultant
Ran Tao 2018

Ran Tao

An international student from Suzhou, China, Ran Tao is a senior double-majoring in management and business and mathematics. In her recent internship at Roche China Holding, she created a dashboard for global overview after compiling a digital file of over 300 sustainability audit reports. She also presented to four regional managers and suggested potential improvements. At Skidmore, Ran was a treasurer for the Asian Cultural Awareness Club. She has planned annual budgets, organized a 20-person trip and co-hosted a charity event. Ran enjoys data analysis and problem-solving and hopes to apply her skills and global perspective to SSCP.