Maureen O. & James T. (MBA 1979) Hackett Fellowship
Maureen O. and James T. (MBA 1979) Hackett generously established this fellowship in honor of Jim’s 40th Reunion. Maureen serves as president of the Hackett Family Foundation, a member of the Executive Committee of the MD Anderson Cancer Center Board of Visitors, a director of the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Texas Medical Center. A respected philanthropic leader, Maureen also serves as an advisor to numerous other mental health and educational organizations. Jim is a partner at Riverstone Holdings LLC and serves as a director of Enterprise Products Partners LP, National Oilwell Varco, Fluor Corporation, and Sierra Oil & Gas. He is a former chairman of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and a board member and former chairman of the Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University, where he has served as an adjunct professor for six years. The Hacketts have four adult children and three grandchildren who together constitute a philanthropic team committed to acting as agents of change in the realm of behavioral and mental health.
Hesham (OPM 37, 2008) & Adlina (OPM 46, 2015) Hafez Family Fellowship
The Hesham and Adlina Hafez Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of the couple in honor of their HBS educational experience and their shared commitment to support students with demonstrated financial need. After Hesham attended the OPM program in 2008 and Adlina in 2015, they were inspired to make the HBS experience accessible to a broad range of students, especially those from Egypt, the Middle East, Africa, Malaysia, and Southeast Asia. Hesham is the founder and managing director of Paper Distribution International in Dubai. He was born in Egypt and raised in Austria. Adlina was born and raised in Malaysia and is the founder and managing director of Magic Solutions in Dubai.
Sandra (MBA 1992) & Howard (MBA 1989) Hoffen Fellowship
The Sandra and Howard Hoffen Fellowship was established through the generosity of Sandra (MBA 1992) and Howard (MBA 1989) Hoffen in honor of their 25th and 30th reunions. It supports students with an interest or background in nonprofit organizations. Sandra is a former partner at First New York, managing director at Deltec Asset Management, and principal at American Industrial Partners. She earned a BA from Columbia University and serves on its Board of Visitors. She is also a trustee of the Riverdale Country School, trustee of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gardens, and on the chairman’s council at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Howard is the chairman and CEO of Metalmark Capital, an independent private equity firm. Before establishing the company in 2004, he served as the chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners. Howard earned a BS in engineering from Columbia University and serves on its Board of Directors.
Hood (MBA 2001) Family Fellowship
Established through the generosity of Katie and Aaron Hood (both MBA 2001) in honor of their 15th Reunion, the Hood Family Fellowship will support students with a background or interest in nonprofit work and current or former members of the US Armed Forces. Katie is CEO of the One Love Foundation. She previously led development of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, worked at Goldman Sachs and Bain & Company, and served as a visiting lecturer at Duke University, where she earned her undergraduate degree. Aaron is a partner and the co-head of Perella Weinberg Partners’ (PWP) Asset Management Business. He previously served as the CFO of PWP and the COO of its asset management business since the firm’s founding in 2006. Previously, he was a vice president in Morgan Stanley’s Leveraged Finance Group and an associate in its Investment Banking Group. Aaron also served as a lieutenant and then captain in the US Army Corps of Engineers in the United States and Europe. He received a BS in theoretical economics and political science from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Hwang (MBA 2002) Family Fellowship
The Hwang Family Fellowship was established through the generosity of Jane and In Seon (MBA 2002) Hwang in honor of In Seon’s 15th Reunion. The fellowship will support students from Korea or of Korean descent. In Seon is a managing director at Warburg Pincus and a member of the firm’s Executive Management Group. Previously, he worked at GSC Partners, Goldman Sachs, and the Boston Consulting Group. He currently serves as a director on the boards of Glansaol, Outset Medical, Silk Road Medical, and Specialists on Call. In Seon also serves on the External Advisory Board of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania and on the board of Hope for New York. He received a BS in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The Hwangs reside in New York City with their family.