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Welcomes, Promotions & Transfers
All names are listed in alphabetic order. This list represents all hires, promotions and transfers from October – December 31, 2012.
New Administrators
Name Title Department
Sarah Aylward Marketing Manager Kellogg Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative (KIEI)
Yara Bousaab Program Assistant 3 Executive MBA- Miami
Hilary Butler
Program Assistant 4 Advancement
Emily Caragher Program Manager Executive Education
Melissa Cong-Huyen Program Assistant 4 Executive MBA - Evanston
Margaret Cornog Administrative Assistant 3 Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences (MEDS)
Lauren Drehs Administrative Assistant 2 Executive Education
Benjamin Fortson User Services Representative Kellogg Information Systems
Amita Gallagher Program Assistant 2 Finance
Megan Gallagher Industry Relationship Manager Career Management Center
Amanda Gecht Administrative Assistant 1 Admissions & Financial Aid
Ann Herring Senior Director, Executive Development Executive Education
Blendia Hubbard Program Assistant 3 Management & Strategy
Danielle Hudak
Administrative Assistant 3 Career Management Center
Raghu Katakam Senior Director, Kellogg IT Kellogg Information Systems
Laura Keene Assistant Director, Admissions, Part-Time Admissions & Financial Aid
Jessica Lane Administrative Assistant 4 Human Resources
Carol Lucido Academic Advisor Part-Time MBA Program
Anthony Mattar Administrative Assistant 4 Human Resources
Autumn McReynolds Social Media Manager Marketing & Communications
Marissa Monson Content Producer/Writer Marketing & Communications
Jayne Mulcahy Assistant Director, Admissions Admissions & Financial Aid
Christopher Payne Program Assistant 1 Executive Education
Timothy Simonds Global Chief Marketing and Engagement Officer Marketing and Communications
Margaret Smith Program Assistant 3 Management & Strategy
Kelly Stallard Program Assistant 2 Career Management Center
Amy Stewart Smith Associate Director, Marketing Executive Education
Brenda Taylor Program Assistant 2 Executive Education
Megan Thomas Assistant Director, Business Development Career Management Center
Mario Vela Assistant Director, Business Development Career Management Center
Nathan Wonder Program Assistant 2 Finance
Nicole Young Program Assistant 4 Advancement
Promotions & Transfers 
Name Title Department
Michael Bates Associate Director of Admissions, EMBA Admissions & Financial Aid
Betsy Berger Associate Director, Communications Marketing & Communications
Felipe Briceno Program Assistant 3 Finance
Lindsay Dillenback Admissions Manager, EMBA Admissions & Financial Aid
Sheila Duran Director Kellogg Public-Private Initiative (KPPI)
Ingrid Hoffius Admissions Manager, Part-Time Admissions & Financial Aid
Elizabeth Joyce Special Events Coordinator Part-Time MBA Program
Maja Kos Academic Editor Research Support
Michelle Maxwell Outreach Manager Admissions & Financial Aid
Christine Mayer Associate Director, Admissions Admissions & Financial Aid
Marissa Moore Administrative Assistant 4 Career Management Center
Jonathan Rayfield Program Manager Executive Education
Carlos Robles Systems Administrator Kellogg Information Systems
Sunny Russell Program Assistant 3 Social Enterprise at Kellogg (SEEK)
Angela Sanecki Operations Analyst Admissions & Financial Aid
Michael Schaefer Associate Director, Career Management Career Management Center
Mary Simon Director, Coaching and Career Education Career Management Center
Suzan Stern Manager of Operations Advancement
Jason Tham Systems Administrator Kellogg Information Systems




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