After graduation, Kelly Dwinells and her husband moved to San Francisco, where Kelly began work at Clorox in brand management. In 2013, son Henry was born and in 2014, another son, Oliver. For the last few years, Kelly has been home with the boys, volunteering at Henry’s school and in the neighborhood.
Karianne Gomez has joined Pampered Chef as vice president of field strategy and customer experience. Karianne lives in Chicago with her husband Joe, and 2-year-old daughter.
In July of 2016, 51 women from Kellogg’s class of 2005 and three 2005 JV partners, including Rachel Meisel, gathered in Napa Valley for an epic girls’ weekend. Women flew in from all over the country, with two attendees flying in all the way from Australia and India! The occasion was an unofficial 40th birthday gathering as they all start entering their next decade. The weekend was branded “KW40” for Kellogg women turning 40. What transpired was a weekend of uplifting conversation and nonstop belly laughing.
Andreas Pecher just took over responsibility for ZEISS’ semiconductor division. That division together with the Dutch company ASML build lithography equipment that drives next-generation semiconductor chips and thus enables the digital world as we know it. He enjoys living in picturesque southern Germany with his wife Diana and their four kids.
Travis Wilson and his family spent almost three years living in Brazil while Travis was working at Banco John Deere. He continues to work for John Deere as a finance director for the international operations of John Deere Financial. He and his wife Rebecca have three children: son Andrew (9) and daughters Meredith (7) and Gabriella (3). They miss Brazil, but are enjoying being back in the United States near family and living in the Des Moines, Iowa, area.
Brian Schafer '05, standing in front of fermenters