Kellogg Magazine  |  Spring/Summer 2018




Drew Alt

Drew, Tarra Sharp ’13 and Aina Fadina ’19 are directors on the Board of Open The Circle, a nonprofit devoted to channeling financial resources into grassroots creative projects in underserved communities. OTC’s 2018-2019 plan revolves around footwork, a style of African-American dance and music with 30 years of cultural history in black Chicago.

Suhel Banerjee

Suhel joined Amazon post-Kellogg and completed five years in 2017. He led the introduction of AmazonFresh as a standalone Prime add-on subscription, making it more affordable for customers. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Veni, and their very active 3-year-old Anaaya.

Peter Eck

Peter took over as the vice president of operations for Intelligentsia Coffee after scaling Simple Mills for the past three years. He lives in Winnetka, IL, with his wife Caitlin and two daughters, Olive and Hope.

Christopher Erwin

Chris aggressively pursued entrepreneurship while at Kellogg, winning its Shark Tank competition and gaining admission to the school’s student incubator. Chris co-founded a new management consultancy, Doing Work As LLC. Since its founding in late 2017, Chris has onboarded clients across a wide range of industries, from media and tech to e-commerce and food services.

Bryan Lee

Bryan married Aditi Dubey in Mumbai, India, followed with celebration in Goa, India. Bryan continues his work at Krishi Star, a social enterprise improving incomes for small farmers in India.

Bo Olafsson

Based on his wonderful Kellogg experience, Bo co-lectures the marketing class of the executive MBA program at the University of Iceland. Guest lecturers include Kellogg professors Tim Calkins and Kent Grayson.

Elliot Schiffer

Elliot recently took over as chief executive officer of restaurant chain Mici Handcrafted Italian in Denver, CO. Plans for the future include streamlining operations, enhancing its already stellar menu and opening two to three stores annually in Colorado and beyond. The goal is to build 100 restaurants in 10 years.

Evan Sharp

Evan celebrated one year at Russell Reynolds Associates in January. Evan is passionate about serving consumer and financial services clients and enjoys coaching and supporting executives in the inflection points of their careers. He especially loves when he’s able to place Kellogg grads in great roles.

David Sweas

David stepped away from investment banking after five years at J.P. Morgan to complete a 180-day around-the-world trip with his wife, Moira. They are spending the next few years in Moira’s home country, New Zealand, where David will work on his dual citizenship and invest in small businesses as founder of NZ Opportunity Partners. Currently based in Auckland, they welcome any Kellogg alumni to drop them a line if passing through New Zealand!