Meet the Board
The dedicated leadership board of the Harvard Undergraduate BGLTQ+ Business Society (“HUBBS”) consists of LGBTQ+ Harvard undergraduates responsible for organizing and executing both sponsor-related and social programming. With diverse educational backgrounds and professional experience, we are very proud to represent the HUBBS community of over 100 LGBTQ Harvard students interested in advancing their career aspirations through our organization.
Cate is a senior in Dunster House studying Applied Math with a focus in Data Science and a minor in Education Studies. In addition to HUBBS Board, she is involved with Harvard Model Congress conferences in Boston, Dubai, Madrid, Singapore, and Mexico City. Cate is also a Peer Advisor for freshman students, the co-founder of Harvard’s Colleges Against Cancer chapter, and a tour guide for the Harvard Admissions Office. Last summer, she interned at the Sunlight Foundation, a nonprofit working in government transparency and open data, and this summer, she will be working as an Associate Consultant Intern at Bain & Company. In her free time, Cate loves ceramics, spin, and traveling.
Michael Montella, originally from New Jersey, is a junior in Eliot House, concentrating in Government with a secondary field in Economics. Last summer, Michael studied in Milan and Siena, and he hopes to have the opportunity to work abroad this summer. He is particularly passionate about democratization, sustainable development, and American Politics. On campus, in addition to being co-president of HUBBS, Michael is an analyst for the Harvard College Consulting Group, staff writer for the Harvard Political Review, tutor for the Harvard Program on International Education, and member of the Campaigns and Advocacy Program at the Institute of Politics. This spring, Michael is also conducting research alongside Professor Enos in the Government Department, observing how geography impacts social and political values. In his free time, Michael likes to work out, snowboard, listen to podcasts and watch Game of Thrones.
Vice President of Finance
Noah, originally from Connecticut, is a senior in Winthrop House studying economics and neurobiology. His freshman summer, he worked for the Harvard Admissions team as a Coordinator. Last summer, he dealt with private credit as he worked at New Oak Capital. This summer, he will be working at UBS. On campus, he is a varsity rower, an AM Investment Analyst in the Harvard Financial Analyst Club, a member of the Harvard Crimson Editorial Board, and a founding member of Queer Undergraduate Athletes Do Sports.
Vice President of Consulting
Oliver is a junior at Harvard College concentrating in Economics with a secondary in Statistics. He is originally from New York, NY and lives in Eliot House. Over the past two summers, Oliver has interned in real estate finance and development. He has a longstanding passion for music and the performing arts, and on campus, he serves as Ticket Sales Manager for the Hasty Pudding Theatricals, Harvard’s oldest theater company. In his free time, Oliver enjoys writing music and volunteering with the Philips Brooks House Association.
Vice President of Technology & Engineering
Kyle is a senior in Lowell House originally from the Northern Virginia/DC area. He studies Applied Mathematics focused in Data Science while pursuing a secondary in Archaeology. He sings in a contemporary a capella group on campus, The Harvard LowKeys, as well as gives historical and admissions tours of Harvard. Last summer, he worked at a fitness startup in San Francisco, MoveWith, and the summer before he wrote for the student travel guide, Let's Go. This upcoming summer he plans to work at JP Morgan in New York City. In his free time, he enjoys exercising, Yelping, and traveling!
Vice President of Media & Retail
Parker Mas is a First-Year in Greenough Hall planning a concentration in Government. Originally from Western Massachusetts, he is a teacher for the Institute of Politics CIVICS program and involved with Harvard Model U.N. as a staffer. In his spare time, Parker enjoys going to concerts, reading fiction, and running.
Vice President of Government & Nonprofit
Ellie Taylor is a first-year concentrating in Social Studies with a secondary in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. On campus, Ellie is involved with Y2Y, Harvard Dems, the QuAC, and is a QuIntern at the Office of BGLTQ Student Life. She is specifically interested in studying the results of legislation regarding the BGLTQ+ community as well as the psychological impacts of coming out. When her GCal is empty, you can find Ellie studying at niche coffee shops, reading Supreme Court transcripts, or listening to classical music records.
Director of Membership
Originally from Washington, D.C., Nick Stauffer-Mason is a junior in Leverett House pursuing a Joint Concentration in Government and East Asian Studies. Nick worked last summer in private equity and is excited to work in consulting in New York this coming summer. His academic interests focus on China and its political economy, housing policy, and growing role in world affairs. On campus, Nick works as a Writing Center Peer Tutor and is heavily involved with Harvard Model United Nations. He also serves on the Board of the Small Claims Advisory Service, a student-run legal aid program that assists 1,000 Massachusetts clients annually.
Director of Community Engagement
Jeremy, originally from Dallas, Texas, is a senior in Quincy House concentrating in English and History & Literature with a secondary in Economics. Last year, he interned at Habitat for Humanity International in D.C, and will be at Bain this summer. On campus, he’s involved with Y2Y and the Harvard Advocate. In his free time, he enjoys Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations podcast, classical piano, and contemporary fiction.
Director of Design & Communications
Sunny, originally from Cleveland, Ohio, is a senior in Lowell House studying History and Science with a focus on food science and food studies. Her interests include marketing, product management, and sustainability. On campus Sunny is a proctor for the Freshman Arts Program, is on the board of the Harvard Philippine Forum, and mentors Boston high school debaters via Harvard College Mentors for Urban Debate. In her free time, she can be found performing in and light designing theater productions on campus, working as a tour guide, and cooking for her friends. Last summer, Sunny interned at the Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute (FCCI), and she’s excited to be at Kellogg’s this summer.
Alejandro is a junior from Philadelphia concentrating in Economics with a secondary in Psychology. On campus, he is the Vice President of Fuerza Latina and works as an undergraduate fellow at the Derek Bok Learning Lab. He spent last summer doing consulting in Campeche, Mexico with the U.S.–Mexico Foundation. He is passionate about service and advocacy, especially in the Latino community. In his free time, he enjoys watching horror films, listening to indie music, and growing his collection of art prints.