Meet the Team


sarah romanko


Sarah is a sophomore majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Spanish. In high school, she competed in SkillsUSA for two years, placing 2nd at the Texas Leadership and Skills Conference in 2017 and 1st in 2018. In addition to advancing to the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference and placing 4th, she has taken multiple business and entrepreneurship classes at UTD. Sarah is happy to mentor others on analyzing potential business ideas and creating effective presentations.

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Ronak Hegde


Ronak is a Computer Science junior. Since moving to Texas from LA in 2016, he has actively expanded his parents’ e-commerce business within DFW by organizing networking events and handling logistics. During his sophomore year, Ronak ran an electronics reselling business from his dorm and grew the business 10x in under 5 months by continuously optimizing listings and automating repetitive tasks. Ronak is excited to help students with technical backgrounds gain experience and confidence to make an impact within the business world.


Matthew Lorentz


Matthew is a freshman majoring in Finance. In high school, he spent a lot time and effort in developing and maintaining his content creation business for sports commentary and highlights. Matthew is excited to help others in discovering their passions and furthering their careers as successful entrepreneurs.


coraima saavedra


Coraima is a sophomore majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Child Development and Learning. In high school, Coraima took business classes that ultimately sparked her entrepreneurial spirit. In addition, she competed in the DECA competition, making it to state finals her senior year. Finally, she previously helped develop a startup that later became a 5-star restaurant. Coraima is excited to help students find their passion in business just as she has.


Reshmi Chowdary

Marketing Coordinator

Reshmi is a graduate student in business analytics at Naveen Jindal School of Management. During her time in JSOM, she plans to discover and explore every single opportunity given to her. She is passionate about constantly reinventing herself and eventually start her own recreating business. Through E-Club, she plans to help students discover the true meaning of entrepreneurship and facilitate existing startups in their growth.

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Harshini rallapalli

Vice President

Harshini is a junior majoring in Cognitive Science with concentrations in Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence. She is passionate about impacting problems at the intersection of technology, healthcare, and global affairs. In high school, Harshini competed in science fairs and national Model UN conferences such as ILMUNC. In addition, she has helped organize the Dallas Model United Nations which hosts over 500 delegates each year. Harshini is excited to help grow E-Club and inspire all students to exchange ideas, innovate, and discover their potential as future entrepreneurs in fields that aren’t limited to just business.



Marketing Coordinator

Ramya is a junior majoring in Global Business with a concentration in Innovation & Entrepreneurship and a minor in Psychology. Ramya became involved in the business community in her sophomore year of college through her supply chain internship. She interacted with organizations such as the Global Development Initiative in which she, with her team, created marketing plans for companies that came from Japan to sell their products in America. She took multiple courses that have enhanced her understanding of the various fields in marketing, finance, and entrepreneurship. Ramya is looking forward to developing a wide range of projects through entrepreneurship and is excited to show others the inspiration and creativity that it provides.



Program Director - Blackstone LaunchPad

E-Club Advisor



Director of IIE Academic Programs

E-Club Advisor



Assistant Director - Inst. for Innov. & Entrepreneurship

E-Club Advisor



Marketing Manager - Blackstone Launchpad

E-Club Advisor