Kellogg World




John Erickson retired from the wealth management/securities industry in January and recently finished writing a book about how the loss of his sight helped him to see all the blessings in his life. The book even contains a chapter about his time at Kellogg.

Hiro Matsuzaki continues to lecture at a Japanese university for two 90-minute classes a week. Being involved in male chorus activity, jazz singing, jogging, reading and watching movies make him glad he keeps up his curiosity and endurance. He wishes everyone a peaceful Year of the Horse.

Rich Winters joined Chicago engineering firm Environmental Systems Design Inc. as vice president, finance. ESD has worked on such notable construction projects as the Willis Tower in Chicago and the Kingdom Tower in Abu Dhabi. Rich’s daughter Laura (NU ’14) was a head writer for Northwestern’s 2014 Waa-Mu show, son Michael is a consultant at ZS Associates’ San Mateo, Calif., branch, and daughter Beth graduated in May 2013 from Elmhurst College.

In 2013, Michel Brimbal bought Eurobraille, a small business in Paris dedicated to designing, manufacturing, and marketing software, computers and terminals for blind people worldwide. The company is focused on providing solutions for the education of young blind people within the regular school environment as well as productivity tools leading to autonomy in personal and work life.