Relations, TMP reorganized
directors to expand Kellogg alumni outreach and create sense
of community for TMP students
a 1994 graduate of the Executive Masters Program, has
been named director of alumni relations for the Kellogg School
of Management. He replaces Megan Byrne Krueger 90, who
moves to the post of assistant dean and director of student
affairs for The Managers Program (TMP), from assistant
dean and director of alumni relations for the Kellogg School.
appointment marks one in a series of initiatives led by Dean
Dipak C. Jain to build a stronger, more powerful alumni network
throughout the world. This effort is part of
an overall initiative by Dean Jain to reach out to students,
faculty, alumni and corporate partners to share his vision
for the Kellogg School, to gain insights into their hopes
for the schools future and to translate what he hears
Corboy KSM '94
that vision includes building upon the Kellogg Schools
already successful alumni relations program to increase its
focus nationally and internationally.
relations is a top priority for the Kellogg School,
said Jain. We need to find new and innovative ways to
enhance this program, to reach out and connect to the tens
of thousands of alumni around the globe.
is why Kellogg tapped Corboy for the alumni relations post.
needed someone who could bring in fresh ideas, someone who
had the marketing experience and technological savvy to identify
new channels to reach our graduates, said Jain. That
person needs to be innovative, dynamic, creative and, above
all, comfortable working with a range of individuals
from students to corporate leaders.
fits the profile perfectly, Jain added.
than 20 years, Corboy has been associated with and helped
market some of the most notable consumer and entertainment
products in the world: Coca-Cola, TerraLycos Networks, Tribune
Entertainment, WMAQ-TV/NBC 5 Chicago and music television
network VH1. He now plans to use that marketing savvy to enhance
the Kellogg global brand.
Kellogg School is one of the strongest brands in the business
world, said Corboy. As a leader, it boasts some
of the strongest academic talent in the field its faculty,
students and administration. The question is: how do we build
on the alumni aspect of that brand? How do we take it to the
believes his experiences in the consumer and entertainment
industries will help address such questions.
alumni feel an intense connection to the school, even more
so than how many consumers feel about their favorite media
or consumer brands, noted Corboy. We have what
every marketer dreams of: permission to harness that passion.
Our goal is to build upon the strong foundation that already
figuring out how to do so will be the magic of the challenge.
Krueger KSM '90
new role at TMP, Megan Krueger will face challenges similar
to Corboys. Krueger will help strengthen the connection
between part-time students and the Kellogg School culture,
said Jain. Part of that culture includes encouraging greater
involvement in extracurricular activities, a hallmark of the
will work closely with Associate Dean and Director of TMP
Vennie Lyons to develop a student affairs program that enhances
the total experience for part-time MBA students.
of my initiatives is to invest in the evening program
to create a sense of community for these students, explained
Jain. Megan, as a product of the TMP program, has the
right skills, the right level of enthusiasm and the high energy
level to make this happen.
will also act as liaison to the Kellogg Alumni Club of Chicago
(KACC), working closely with its leaders to develop a stronger
sense of community for KACC events in Chicago.
office is located in the Donald P. Jacobs Center on the Evanston
campus; Kruegers office is located in 340 E. Superior
on the Chicago campus.