Our Mission

Empower our alumni community

Organizing business programs and structured networking events aimed at strengthening participants' professional development and promoting interaction among alumni. CBSAC of DC events feature distinguished speakers, practical workshops, topical panel discussions, and other educational and networking activities. 



Providing convenient networking opportunities that encourage members to get acquainted, forge business contacts, make new friends, keep up with old friends, have fun, facilitate access, and pursue shared interests in a stimulating, receptive, supportive, and collegial environment. 


Impact Change

Create continuous learning, networking and mentoring opportunities for CBS alumni, support Columbia Business School thought leadership in business and social enterprises and rally the Club membership to contribute to a broad range of community needs and challenges. Serve as educational forums for alumni to meet colleagues in their respective fields, and management committees that help us run the Club.  


About Us

The intersection of Business and Politics


The Columbia Business School Alumni Club of DC is a powerful global network connecting the diverse and influential industry leaders of the Columbia Business School alumni community with the Greater DC, Maryland and Virginia community.

Our programs provide a platform for alumni of all ages, disciplines and career stages to unite around common passions in the DC community and around the globe.

As our worldwide alumni network continues to grow and impact change in an increasingly complex global business environment, The Columbia Business School Alumni Club of DC rallies our alumni to contribute to a broad range of community needs and challenges while engaging the most powerful political and business leaders of our time.




Aba Tyus '15

Aba is Founding Partner of Tyus Financial Group and a former Private Wealth Advisor for Goldman Sachs. She assumed the role of President of the Club in 2016. Previously, she served as a member of The Columbia Business School Class of 2015 Reunion Committee which worked to strengthen the Columbia Business School network during the School's Centennial year. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a B.A. in Economics from Spelman College.

Vice President
Adam Breen '15

Adam is a Commercial Director at IHS Markit. He is a business information / analytics industry professional with expertise in new product development and launch, product portfolio strategy and management, business development and enterprise strategy. In addition to receiving his MBA from Columbia Business School, Adam holds a MA in International Trade and Investment Policy from the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University and a B.S. in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis.