Executive Board 2018-2019

Bernie Pellissier


Bernie is a junior from Saint Charles, Illinois studying Industrial Engineering and Global Health. He is an avid baseball fan and pledges his allegiance to the Red Sox, despite having lived in the west suburbs of Chicago his entire life. Aside from Sports Analytics, Bernie is a pitcher on NU’s club baseball team and is a Peer Adviser for Northwestern’s New Students and Family Programs. You can reach him at bernardpellissier2020@u.northwestern.edu and follow him on twitter @bpellissier15.






Ella Brockway

Vice President of Outreach and Operations

Ella is a sophomore from Shrewsbury, New Jersey studying Journalism and International Studies at Northwestern. She’s a massive supporter of Manchester United and loves all things soccer and college sports. On campus, she also serves on the executive board of Northwestern World Cup and is a sports editor for the Daily Northwestern. You can follow her on Twitter @ellabrockway or reach her at ellabrockway2021@u.northwestern.edu.


Sami Akkawi

Vice President of Administration

Sami is a junior studying Economics and Cognitive Science with a specialty in Artificial Intelligence. He is from the south suburbs of Chicago but supports the Cubs. This is his second year in Northwestern Sports Analytics, having served as VP of Recruitment and New Member Training in the year 2017-2018, and other than NSAG, Sami is involved in boxing and Alpha Kappa Psi on campus. Out of college, he hopes to combine his love of data analytics with his passion for finance. Having played soccer in high school, Sami’s main sport nowadays is boxing. You can reach him at SamiAkkawi2020@u.northwestern.edu.


Charlie Goldsmith

Vice President of Project Execution

Charlie is a sophomore in the Medill School of Journalism. He covers the Big East conference for SB Nation, is Assistant Sports Editor for The Daily Northwestern, and has contributed to The Athletic. Also, he’s worked with Her Hoop Stats throughout the women’s basketball season and at the Women’s Final Four promoting analytics in the game. You can reach him at charliegoldsmith18@gmail.com.


Connor Loughlin


Connor is a sophomore from Aurora, Illinois majoring in Journalism and Economics and pursuing an Integrated Marketing Certificate. He is a huge fan of the Chicago Cubs, Bears, Bulls and Blackhawks, and is especially interested in baseball analytics. You can follow him on Twitter @C_Loughlin11 or email him at ConnorLoughlin2020@u.northwestern.edu.