Graduate Alumni Success and Career Outcomes

Come join us to learn more about RIT’s Saunders College of Business from three talented RIT alumni! This panel-style discussion will allow you to gain a deeper understanding of what to expect from your RIT Saunders College of Business graduate education.


  1. Jeannie Khaw – Assistant Director, Financial Operations and Reporting – International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  2. Aparna Ramesh – Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer, Federal Agricultural Corporation
  3. Reuben Zielinski – President, Redux

Attendees will have the opportunity to interact live with our panelists and ask pressing questions regarding our alum’s RIT experience, career path/outcomes, and so much more! We look forward to you joining us!

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About Our Panelists

Jeanne Khaw
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Jeannie Khaw, a CPA/CITP/CGMA, has been with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for more than 23 years and is currently the Assistant Director and Chief of Financial Operations and Reporting in the Finance Department. Prior to the IMF, Jeannie was an Audit Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Cleveland, Ohio, where she worked on both public and private companies across many industries. She brings extensive experience in financial policies, operations, reporting, systems, risk management, internal controls, as well as talent strategy, and held a range of leadership positions in Finance and Human Resources. Her previous roles included: Chief of Administrative Expenditures and Control, oversaw the administrative, compensation and benefits payments; Head of the Control Unit, charged in fostering strong operational and system controls in Finance; As Project Manager led financial system implementation and upgrades, as well as spearheaded many implementations of financial policies and products. Jeannie became Finance’s Senior Personnel Manager, committed to strengthening people management and career development. She later led the IMF’s HR Strategy, aimed to enhance organizational performance through developing and empowering staff. At the IMF, she is also an advocate for Operational Resilience, Change and Innovation, Information Security, and Diversity and Inclusion.

Jeannie (’93, ’94) is a graduate of the MBA and Accounting programs at Saunders.

Aparna Ramesh
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Aparna leads the Farmer Mac finance team in developing innovative financial solutions and executing plans to enable the company to grow and thrive in a safe and sound manner as it carries out its important mission. She guides the company’s finance functions, including treasury, asset/liability management, financial planning & analysis, pricing, debt and equity investor relations, financial reporting and accounting, and ensures the timely and accurate communication of goals and successes to various stakeholders.

Aparna’s career, spanning over two decades, has been marked by significant successes in mission-oriented finance roles.  In her most recent role, serving as the Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, she led efforts to make the finance function more proactive and strategic, with a focus on incorporating new technologies and data analytics, including the FedNow real-time payment and settlement service. In 2017, she was one of 22 executives globally to be selected for the Aspen Institute Finance Leaders Fellowship for enlightened leadership in finance and society-at-large. Prior to joining the Boston Fed, she spent ten years in commercial banking at Cambridge Savings Bank and M&T Bank in roles spanning product management, asset-liability management, and profitability.

Aparna holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. She also holds a master’s in finance from the Rochester Institute of Technology and integrated masters degrees (economics, management, and engineering) from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science. She is also a graduate of the America’s Community Bankers National School of Banking.

Reuben Zielinski
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Reuben Zielinski graduated from SUNY Alfred in 1982 with an A.A.S. in E.E.T., RIT in 1985 with a B.S.E.E., RPI in 1989 with a M.S.M.E., and back to RIT in 1996 with an EMBA (Class II).  Reuben spent 13 years in IBM in various engineering, management, and sales roles.  Reuben pivoted in 1997 and went into medical devices and pharmaceuticals, working for Fortune 100 companies as well as startups.   Reuben rose to the executive ranks of VP and GM before looking to do something on his own.  Having an affinity for startups, Reuben co-founded Redux with his neighbor and is currently the President.  Redux makes vacuum dryers for smart phones, tablets, and hearing aids.   Redux developed and patented the drying membership system and have their dryers installed in 2700 Verizon stores and has sold over 4 million memberships to date and approximately 4000 hearing aid dryers.  Reuben has over 70 product and process patents in various industries he has worked in. He enjoys learning new skills and developing products with his co-workers, his medical doctor son, and a few of his sons friends.   Reuben’s greatest achievement is maintaining a well-balanced career while raising a family and staying happily married for 37 years. Reuben remains active at RIT, having a voice in both the National Business Council as well as the Presidents Roundtable.    

Matthew Cornwell
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When and Where
March 19, 2024
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Room/Location: Zoom Webinar

Open to the Public

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