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John Spittell

Professor & Chair of Business & Management, Executive-in-Residence

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401



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6 (Of the Many!) Ways Our Grads Are Finding Success After Knox

1. Some are in graduate school.

  • Health Systems Management, Rush University. Sruthi Doniparthi ‘16.
  • Marketing Analytics, Simon Business School, University of Rochester. Laura Lueninghoener '16. 
  • Graduate Student in Professional Accounting, the University of Sydney, Sydney Australia. Weizhi Feng '14.

2. Some have created their own businesses.

  • President and Founder, Clik Entertainment, LLC, Elmwood Park, Illinois. Matthew Klich '15.
  • Entrepreneur, Life Coach Services: The Resilience Project. Eugene, Oregon. Vanessa McDonald Truett '94.
  • Vice President/Owner, Trattoria Stefano (restaurant), Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Whitney Witt Viglietti '92.
  • CEO and Founder, Ronald J. Krumm and Associates, Itasca, Illinois. Ronald Krumm '74.
  • CEO and founder, Sub-Zero Refrigeration, Madison, Wisconsin. Homer Price '48.

3. Some are in leadership positions in their fields.

  • Global Store Manager, Louis Vuitton, Moscow, Russia. Mayur Bhatnagar '02.
  • Assistant Manager, The Waianae Store, Waianae, Hawaii. Pamela George Okimoto '01.
  • Product Manager, Liquid Controls/Dex, Lake Bluff, IL. Christopher Poe '92.
  • VP of ECommerce, P. Wakefield & Co, Cambridge, Wisconsin. Peter Wakefield Jackson '80
  • Retired President of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, Chicago, Illinois. Dushan Petrovich '74.

4. Some go into healthcare.

  • Nutrition Program Instructor, Michigan State University Extension, Saginaw, Michigan. Nicole Spencer '14. 
  • Student Liaison, Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minnesota. Sterling Kowalski '14. 
  • Ownership Transition Consultant/Interim Director, Kindred Healthcare/ Empres Healthcare-Cheyenne, Wyoming. Adam Zanger '04.

5. Some become educators.

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas, Dallas, Texas. Anastasia Shcherbakova '04. 
  • Associate Dean of Students, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Novia Pagone '97.
  • E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Marketing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Steven Posavac '92. 

6. Some have careers in marketing and communications.

  • Editor/Product Specialist, Reynolds & Reynolds, Houston, Texas. Samantha Butler '13. 
  • National Director of Exclusive Partners, Reputation Accelerator, Vancouver, Washington, Amber Tripp '99.
  • Senior Director of Strategy and Analytics, Anthem Marketing Solutions Chicago, Illinois. Saba Ahmad '97.
  • National Advertising Manager, Daily Herald, Arlington Heights, Illinois. Elizabeth Reifert '94.

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