Meet The Team

Devon Triplett

Founder & Chairman

UNC Chapel Hill | Goldman Sachs

Passionate about economic mobility in BIPOC communities, Devon founded BTG as a first-semester freshman in college and continues to serve as the Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board.

Devon is a junior at The University of North Carolina where he studies Business Administration on a full academic scholarship. This summer, he will join Goldman Sachs as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst. Last summer, he interne at McKinsey and Company as a Summer Business Analyst, ultimately with the goal to develop the professional network, problem-solving and structured thinking skills needed to have a profound social impact.

Outside of BTG, Devon works as a Venture Capital Fellow investing exclusively in Harvard and Harvard Business School startups.

Eugenia Trakal

Chief Executive Officer

Arizona State University | Goldman Sachs

​​Eugenia is a sophomore at Arizona State University – Barrett, the Honors College pursuing a Finance on a full-ride merit scholarship. This summer, she will join Goldman Sachs as an Investment Banking Sophomore Summer Analyst. Passionate about financial literacy, FinTech, and investing, Eugenia previously interned at Greycroft, New Enterprise Associates, and Bank of America.

On campus, she serves as the Director of Education for the Arizona Microcredit Initiative, Marketing Chair for the Association of Latino Professionals for America, Business Ambassador for the W.P. Carey School, and Concertmaster of the ASU Symphony.

In her free time, Eugenia loves playing tennis, practicing her violin, and watching futbol (vamos Argentina!).

Kana Cummings

Chief Strategy Officer

Stanford University | Boston Consulting Group

Kana is a senior at Stanford University studying Sociology, Data Science and Mandarin Chinese. Her interests broadly span food sustainability, racial equity, and global citizenship.

On campus, Kana serves as the Financial Officer for Stanford Food Recovery, co-directs a fellowship promoting cultural inclusivity within the sustainable food movement, and works as an intern at the Stanford Food Institute.

She is a two-time Summer Associate at Boston Consulting Group and will be joining the firm full-time upon graduation. In her free time, Kana enjoys distance running, reading, and experimenting in the kitchen.

Founding Team

Devon Triplett

Co-Founder & Chairman

UNC Chapel Hill | McKinsey & Company

Passionate about economic mobility in BIPOC communities, Devon founded BTG as a first-semester freshman in college and continues to serve as the Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board.

Devon is a sophomore at The University of North Carolina where he studies Business Administration on a full academic scholarship. This summer, he will join McKinsey and Company as a Summer Business Analyst where he hopes to develop the professional network, problem-solving and structured thinking skills needed to have a profound social impact.

Outside of BTG, Devon works as a Venture Capital Fellow investing exclusively in Harvard and Harvard Business School startups.

Michael Massey

Co-Founder & Board Member

Stanford | Boston Consulting Group

Michael Massey is a junior at Stanford University studying Management Science and Engineering with a minor in Data Science. As an African-American, first generation/low income student, he is passionate about educational equity, Black rights, and technological development.

On campus, he is the VP of Operations for the Stanford chapter of Scholar of Finance and a Research Assistant in the Human Rights department. Michael will begin his second summer as an associate at BCG in the summer of 2022.

In his free time, Michael enjoys spending time with family, watching anime, and playing basketball and ultimate frisbee.

Saray Bedoya

Co-Founder & Board Member

Stanford | Boston Consulting Group

Saray Bedoya is a junior at Stanford University studying International Relations with a minor in Human Rights. She is passionate about educational equity in low-income communities, Black rights and the elimination of forced labor in global supply chains.

On campus, she is the Director of Diversity and Wellness for Stanford Women in Business, VP & Co-founder for the Central American Student Association and Co-founder of the Caribbean Studies Reading Group. Saray currently works as an intern for a cryptocurrency start-up and will work as a BCG associate in the summer of 2022.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, painting, dancing bachata and roller skating.

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Caleb Adams

Chief Operating Officer

Georgia Tech | Morgan Stanley

Caleb Adams is a sophomore from Atlanta, Georgia studying business administration at the Georgia Institute of Technology. An investor since the age of thirteen, he has a strong passion for finance and will be interning at Morgan Stanley in New York City as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst in 2024. He is also the published author of the book, Teenage CFO. In his free time, Caleb enjoys playing golf, traveling, and trying new foods.

Juliano Perczek

VP of Member Success

Georgetown University | Business Scholars Institute

Juliano Perczek is a student at Georgetown University, majoring in Political Economy with a minor in Philosophy. His life has taken him through four cities and eight schools between the ages of 15 and 20, and he has competed at the highest level of youth soccer in the US. Juliano is also launching a mentorship company with some friends in late spring 2024, focused on transforming how students interact with alumni. He is dedicated to merging the worlds of business and government through public-private partnerships to create a positive impact. In his free time, Juliano enjoys playing soccer with friends, listening to house music, and watching Seinfeld.

Jake Fernandez

VP of External Relations

Florida International University | Evercore

Jake Fernandez is a student at Florida International University majoring in Economics. He is passionate about social impact, investing, and empowering the Latinx community. He is someone who is committed to redefining success in the eyes of young Latinos keen on pursuing a career in finance. On campus, he maintains an active role within several finance organizations, where he spends his time helping and mentoring other students who are looking to break into the financial services industry. Following his freshman year, Jake will be interning at Evercore in their New York City office. Outside of work, he enjoys trying new foods, playing tennis, and listening to podcasts.

Salem Fitwi

VP of Fundraising

UPenn | Bank of America

Salem Fitwi is a student at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Born in Ethiopia and raised in Texas and Indiana, Salem uses English, Tigrinya, Amharic, Arabic, and Spanish to connect with and explore the world around him. He previously summered at Sumeru Equity Partners in Private Equity and will be interning in Investment Banking at Bank of America (Summer 2024) . Salem has a keen interest in investing, infrastructure, public impact, and sports. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball and soccer, listening to Drake, playing poker, and spending time with his friends and family.

Abby Vieira

VP of Brand Management

Williams College | HarbourVest Partners

Abby Vieira is a Junior at Williams College studying Economics with a concentration in Global Studies. 

On campus, Abby is co-founder and Vice President of Senior Citizen Tech Tutoring, board member of Williams Insight a financial publication, and co-president of Margins Finance, a mentorship program dedicated to accessibility and diversity within finance.

She has previously worked at the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative, studying climate-related policies within the financial sector. This summer, she will be working in secondary investments at HarbourVest Partners. In her free time she loves to run, ski and test out new baking recipes.

Mason Goodwyn

VP of Member Success

Wakeforest University | BCG

Mason Goodwyn is a student at the Wake Forest University School of Business. Born in Virginia, Mason looks forward to working in management consulting in the DC area. He previously summered at Lockheed Martin, Deloitte, and Boston Consulting Group, and looks forward to returning to Boston Consulting Group (Summer 2024) as a Summer Associate. Outside of his career, Mason has a passion for content creation, where he has amassed over 8K+ subscribers and 1.3+ million views on his YouTube channel. In his free time, he enjoys making videos, watching college basketball, listening to Rap/R&B, and going out to dinner with friends.

Nathan Otchere

VP of Internal Relations

UPenn | Advent International

Nathan Otchere is a sophomore from Houston, Texas studying Finance and Statistics. He recently joined as part of BTG VI Cohort, where he’s worked towards fostering a community among all BTG members. In his free time, he loves to play soccer, fail at making music, and watch movies. This summer, Nathan will be working as a PE Deal Team Intern at Advent International.

Nick Sodano

VP of Fundraising

UNC | Morgan Stanley

Nicholas Sodano is a finance and economics student at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Nicholas is passionate about investing, and will intern at Millennium Management as an Investment Analyst (Summer 2024). Next summer, he'll join Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division. Nicholas, a former Tar Heels football player, is dedicated to promoting education equality. In his free time, he enjoys long-distance running, watching college football, and (learning how) to play golf.

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Alec Zorrilla

Co-Head of BTG NeXus Fund

University of Miami | McKinsey & Company

Alec is studying business analytics and philosophy at the University of Miami. With interests in tech and philosophy, he has experience working in Web3 and is an incoming McKinsey summer business analyst. On campus, he is on the Undergrad Dean’s Advisory Board and the executive boards of the TAMID Consulting Group and Finance Association. As hobbies, he enjoys hosting an NFT podcast and cooking.

Franck Temgoua

Co-Head of BTG NeXus Fund

Duke University | McKinsey & Company

Franck is a sophomore studying computer science and finance at Duke University. As a first generation African-American, he enjoys developing interconnections between multiple industry sectors and cultures in the finance and art space.

On campus, Franck began his university experience starting a high growth streetwear company, and uses his finance background from multiple fractional-CFO and PE companies for innovative resource manufacturing for garments and sustainable clothing. 

At BTG, he is involved in the startup of BTG’s first digital asset fund, and aids in creating BTG merchandise for members. Franck will be an incoming PE/PI summer financial consultant intern at McKinsey and Company.

Cristian Carranza

Co-Head of BTG Finance

Cornell University | Goldman Sachs

​​Cristian is a junior at Cornell University studying Applied Economics and Management with a concentration in Finance. On campus, Cristian serves as a portfolio lead in his finance organization, works with the Undergraduate Admissions Office to increase diversity, and aids in academic research on climate change and portfolio choice.

For his sophomore summer, he interned in leveraged finance at Goldman Sachs within their Investment Banking Division. This upcoming summer, he will be doing Corporate Private Equity at KKR. In his free time, Cristian enjoys lifting weights, playing poker, and spontaneous road trips with friends.

Philena Sun

Co-Head of BTG Finance

Yale University | Goldman Sachs

Philena is a senior at Yale studying Ethics, Politics & Economics, and Statistics & Data Science. Her interests span Web3, state formation, and classical piano.

On campus, she serves as the president of Yale Alternative Investments, the president of a piano duet performance group, and competes with the Yale Fed Challenge team.

Philena most recently worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and will be interning in private equity at Blackstone this upcoming summer. In her free time, you might spot Philena listening to a podcast, playing the piano, or trying out a new baking recipe.

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Ramon Pereira Bonilla

Chief Community Officer

Purdue University | McKinsey & Company

Ramon Pereira Bonilla is a 3rd year at Purdue University Global studying business administration. They are passionate about food sustainability and access to financial literacy in low-income communities.

Ramon was a 2021 McKinsey & Co. Summer Business and will be returning for another summer in 2022. They are also spearheading the social responsibility efforts of Green Forges, an underground farming Agtech startup based in Quebec, by developing partnerships with various US cities to utilize this technology in the fight against food insecurity and promote radical food education.

Outside of these things, Ramon enjoys rock climbing, firearms safety & training, and independent news outlets.

Lance Entsuah

VP of Community

University of Cincinnati | Boston Consulting Group

Lance is a 3rd year at the University of Cincinnati studying Economics with a triple minor in International Business, Entrepreneurship, and Business Law and Ethics. He has a wide array of interests, ranging from business strategy, venture capital, tech/product management, and international business (focusing on the content of Africa).

On campus, Lance serves as the VP of Bearcat Ventures, is a senior analyst for Queen City consulting, and mentors through Business Fellows.

Lance will be at Boston Consulting Group this summer. In his free time he loves working out and being with friends.

Darren Francis

VP of Community

Vanderbilt University | Deloitte

Darren Francis is a junior at Vanderbilt University majoring in Human & Organizational Development with a minor in Data Science.

As someone who is committed to redefining success in the eyes of young Black men in his hometown, New Orleans, and similar communities, he’s spent his time at Vanderbilt pursuing experiences that encourage growth as  a leader and communicator.

On campus, Darren is a tour guide and the community service chair of the National Society of Black Engineers Vanderbilt chapter. He looks to further develop as a problem solver through his experiences in consulting with BTG and Deloitte this upcoming summer.