Co-VP of Education
Anderson School of Management
Cliodhna (pronounced "Kleena") is a 1st-year MBA candidate at UCLA Anderson. She is passionate about building relationships with fans and partners to create the best experience for all stakeholders and appreciates how sports can bring diverse groups of people together through competition and camaraderie. As a former college athlete and a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community she is also excited by the continued rise of women's sports and increased focus on improving diverse representation across the sports landscape.
Prior to pursuing an MBA at Anderson, Cliodhna worked in buying and category management roles at Wayfair in Boston where she focused on building relationships with her portfolio of vendors and leveraging data to influence business priorities across pricing, operations, merchandising and media. As a dual citizen of Ireland and the U.S. and originally being born in Hong Kong, living there for 9 years before moving back to Dublin with her family, Cliodhna is excited to leverage her experience as well as her international background in an international strategy internship with the Los Angeles Rams throughout their 2022-2023 season.
Cliodhna graduated cum laude from UMass Amherst in 2017 where she studied Sport Management and played 4 years of D1 field hockey, helping her team win the Atlantic-10 tournament and compete at the NCAA tournament 3 times, including one Elite 8 appearance