Our Leadership Team
Dean
Sally Blount

Sally Blount '92 was named dean of the Kellogg School in 2010, where she is also the Michael L. Nemmers Professor of Management and Organizations. Prior to joining Kellogg, she served as dean of the undergraduate college and vice dean of New York University’s Stern School of Business. Before that, she was a faculty member at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
sallyblount@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Research and Teaching Team
Robert McDonald

Robert McDonald became senior associate dean of faculty and research in 2013. McDonald, the Erwin P. Nemmers Professor of Finance, has been a Kellogg faculty member since 1984. He has also served as Finance Department chair.
r-mcdonald@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Therese McGuire Therese McGuire was named senior associate dean of curriculum & teaching in 2014. She holds the ConAgra Food Research Professorship in Strategic Management and is the Director of the Guthrie Center for Real Estate Research.
therese-mcguire@kellogg.northwestern.edu
Thomas Hubbard Thomas Hubbard was named senior associate dean for strategic initiatives in 2012. He is the Elinor and H. Wendell Hobbs Professor in Management and former chair of the Management & Strategy Department. A scholar of industrial organization and strategy, he has been on Kellogg’s faculty since 2005.
t-hubbard@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Operations
Elizabeth Ziegler Elizabeth “Betsy” Ziegler is associate dean of MBA programs and dean of students. Before joining the Kellogg School in 2011, she served as a principal in McKinsey & Company’s Chicago office where she led the firm’s Life Insurance Operations and Technology practice and co-led its Financial Institutions Operations and Technology practice.
e-ziegler@kellogg.northwestern.edu
Will Garrett Will Garrett '90 joined Kellogg as associate dean of executive education in 2012. Before Kellogg, he worked in McKinsey & Company’s Chicago office for 17 years as a partner advising the leadership of major global corporations in strategy, growth and change management.
william-garrett@kellogg.northwestern.edu
Greg Hanifee Greg Hanifee associate dean of executive MBA programs, directs the Evanston and Miami EMBA programs and Kellogg’s Global EMBA Network. He brings to Kellogg more than 25 years of international management experience in telecommunications, consulting and higher education. Most recently he was assistant dean of executive programs at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
g-hanifee@kellogg.northwestern.edu

External Relations Team
Tim Simmonds Tim Simonds '98 is chief marketing and engagement officer. Most recently, he served as general manager in global service marketing and marketing operations for General Electric’s Healthcare IT Division. Prior to joining GE, he worked at United Airlines as managing director in marketing and merchandising, and began his career with a 13-year tenure at Procter & Gamble.
t-simonds@kellogg.northwestern.edu
Andrea Ford

Andrea Ford is the Chief of Staff and Director of Dean's Office Operations. She joined Kellogg in 2013 and brings more than 15 years of experience in program management, organizational structure analysis and process improvement.
a-ford@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Amanda Samuels

Amanda Samuels joined Kellogg as chief communications officer in 2013. She brings more than 18 years of experience in key marketing and communications roles within corporations and as a consultant for a range of industries.
a-samuels@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Eric Lundstedt Eric Lundstedt is associate dean of development. Before joining Kellogg, he was the associate dean for external relations at the University of Chicago Law School. Prior to Chicago, he worked in development and alumni relations roles at Stanford Law School, Yale University, the University of Denver and the University of San Francisco. He has also spent time in high-technology startups, management consulting, and the U.S. Army.
e-lundstedt@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Administration
Dennis Hareza

Dennis Hareza is chief finance and administrative officer for Kellogg. He joined the school in 2009. Before that, he worked at PepsiCo for 23 years, most recently serving as the chief financial officer of PepsiCo Chicago.
d-hareza@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Carole Cahill

Carole Cahill is executive director for the Office of the Dean. Since joining Kellogg, she has held a variety of roles focused on human resources and facilities management.
c-cahill@kellogg.northwestern.edu

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Raghu Katakam joined Kellogg as chief information officer in 2012. Prior to joining Kellogg, he served as a Director in Microsoft’s Enterprise Technology Strategy Program and spent more than a decade at Baxter Healthcare, where he held various IT leadership roles of progressively increasing responsibility.
r-katakam@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Amit Prachand Amit Prachand joined Kellogg as managing director for impact administration and planning in 2012. Before Kellogg, he facilitated change management initiatives at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for five years, and spent 15 years guiding organization-wide quality and process improvement efforts at RR Donnelley, Banta Corporation, Information Resources, Inc. and Saturn Corporation (General Motors).
a-prachand@kellogg.northwestern.edu
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