Kellogg Magazine  |  Spring/Summer 2018




Rachel Fleishman

Rachel is pursuing sustainability ventures inside and outside the office. During the day, she leads regional advocacy and sustainability for BASF in Asia. Nights and weekends, she’s senior fellow-Asia Pacific at the Center
for Climate Security in Washington, D.C. In between, she’s helping Jay Sala ’98, May Wu ’98 and others keep the Kellogg network in Asia going strong. Anyone passing through Hong Kong, there is chilled wine for you.

Curt Jennewine

Curt continues to create distribution partnerships and facilitate investment/M&A in medical technology as president of Asia MedPartners. He and his wife spend most of the year in Portland, Oregon, and would love to see any fellow alumni passing through.

Vineeta Mooganur

Vineeta became the chief growth officer of Hanover Research, an Arlington, VA-based company. Hanover provides tailored insight to drive decisions, from expansions into new markets/products to daily operations that delight customers, retain employees and optimize revenue. In her new role, Vineeta is responsible for new business development and client services.

Richard Morello

Rick was the lead author of a new white paper characterizing how a cancer diagnosis can devastate the financial and emotional well-being of patients and families. Rick is the co-founder of the national nonprofit Family Reach, which has served nearly 20,000 families fighting cancer through partnerships with 100+ hospitals (including Northwestern’s Lurie Children’s Hospital). Family Reach was highlighted in Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative.

Len Ross

Len is doing finance and business development for a half dozen early-stage companies and would love to partner with Kellogg alumni to grow them. The products/services are diagnostic medical devices (compartment syndrome, fertility, labor and delivery), advanced wound care, medical device regulatory compliance SaaS, cold-pressed juices, CBD hemp oil beverage shots and clean-label oatmeal energy bites.

Scott Smith

Scott owns and operates Biscuits & Bath in NYC. With 13 locations and 200+ employees, Biscuits & Bath is a leading dog service provider offering daycare, boarding, dog walking, grooming, training, veterinary care and transportation services for dogs. Scott recently started a new business, Frolic, to provide entertainment and educational opportunities for kids and dogs. Scott lives in NYC with his wife, Julia Herr Smith ‘99, and children Ryman and Sawyer.

Jason Spievak

Jason is teaching at UCSB and is chief commercial officer for Apeel Sciences, an innovative agricultural tech company. Apeel has developed all-natural plant-based solutions that double the shelf life of fresh produce. Jason is launching a new early-stage venture fund after a successful first fund, and trying to visit every country in the world with his wife, Lynette.

Fumi Takemura

Fumi is a partner of A.T. Kearney, leading the Industry and Technology practice in Tokyo. Fumi enjoys visiting Evanston as a global MBA talent team member and spending time with MBA candidates at Pete Miller’s 1557 Sharman Avenue. Fumi, his wife, Yoko, and his first son, Riki, who was born in Evanston, occasionally dine with Satoshi ’96 and Chicako ’96 in his neighborhood. He keeps in touch with the Foster family and Jim and Phyllis in Wilmette.

Chris Tomseth

Chris continues to enjoy business ownership in the Washington, DC area. He was recently appointed to the board of directors of the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce for 2018.