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Our Alumni

A Powerful Network

When you graduate from Northwestern University Medill School, you join a diverse and close-knit community of alumni who work at the highest levels in integrated marketing communications in all sectors of business, including tech companies, agencies, consumer goods and services and nonprofits. In addition to the Medill network, you also become part of the Northwestern Alumni Association and network.

Many of our alumni have risen to leadership roles. We are proud of their accomplishments and the way they support each other and our students.

Dorothy Advincula

Dorothy Advincula (IMC19)
Head of US Audience Measurement and Insights at Ipsos
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Alex Armas

Alex Armas (IMC19)
Vice President at Armas Enterprises, Inc.
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Mary Baglivo

Mary Baglivo (MSJ81)
Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President for University Relations at Pace University
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Scott Bergren

Scott Bergren (BSJ68, MSJ69)
Retired Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer at YUM! Brands
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Kelly Brockmeier

Kelly Brockmeier (IMC19)
Director of Public Relations at the Wounded Warrior Project
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Melissa Brotz (BSJ90)
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Abbott

Ernest Duplessis

John Christensen (MSA80)
Founder and CEO of chrisad
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Steven Conway (IMC19)
Omnichannel Strategy Director at IN Marketing
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Jose Costa (IMC04)
Chief Development Officer at Bojangles' Restaurants, Inc.
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Terry Davenport

Terry Davenport (MSA82)
Founder of Oleander, LLC, former SVP of Marketing at Starbucks Corp.

Ernest Duplessis

Ernest Duplessis (IMC95)
Former SVP of Corporate Communications and Government Affairs at Mondelēz International
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Marianne Edwards

Marianne Edwards Gebhardt (IMC18)
Marketing Director at Carroll Financial Associates Inc.
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Mike FitzGerald

Mike FitzGerald (IMC17)
Senior Vice President, Auto Client Services at Epsilon
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Georgina Flores

Georgina Flores (IMC02)
Vice President of Consumer Marketing at Allstate

John Gerzema

John Gerzema (MSA87)
CEO of the Harris Poll and New York Times bestselling author
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Josh Grau

Josh Grau (IMC04)
Chief Brand Officer at Yext

Craig Greenfield

Craig Greenfield (IMC00)


Ali Haeri (IMC17)
Vice President of Marketing at SteelHouse

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Chris Hahn (IMC17)
Director of Marketing, Hospitality & Real Estate at Kohler

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Tiffany Hailey

Tiffany Hailey (IMC10)
Global Brand Management, SC Johnson & Son
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Yumi Huh (IMC17)
Director of Marketing at ModuleQ - Chief AI Storyteller
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Tiffany Hailey

Santana Inniss (IMC19)
Vice President, Digital Programs at International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children
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Younghee Lee

Younghee Lee (MSA90)
Executive Vice President & head of Global Marketing Center at Samsung Electronics
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Natasha Lindor

Natasha Lindor (IMC09)
Founder at The AND Factor

Albert Lin

Albert Lin (IMC08)
Head of International Marketing at CINDY CHAO The Art Jewel
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Chris McClurg

Chris McClurg (IMC15)
CEO and owner of Jim Henry Inc
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Susan McLeod

Susan McLeod (IMC14)
President at Conroy Media Ltd.

Jack Modzelewski

Jack Modzelewski (MSJ80)
Former Global President, Business Development and Partnerships, Senior Partner, FleishmanHillard
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Kristen Nomura

Kristen Nomura (IMC03)
Director, Display and Video Go-to-Market Strategy, Americas at Google


Christie Post (IMC19)
Senior Digital Marketing Strategist at Studio X

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Steve Robinson

Steve Robinson (MSA73)
Retired CMO at Chick-fil-A

Betsey Siska

Betsey Siska (IMC15)
Senior Director, Affiliate Relations at American Osteopathic Association
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Todd Smith

Todd Smith (IMC05)
CMO, Partner and Founder at Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, CoreLife Eatery and Kitchen824
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Kelly Stack (IMC19)
Principal, Stack Consulting
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Narasimhan K. (Shekar) Swamy

Narasimhan K. (Shekar) Swamy (MSA80)
Chief Digital Officer of RK Swamy BBDO
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Matthew Taylor

Matthew Taylor (IMC17)
Head of Communications, North America at AON

Nancy Utley

Nancy Utley (BSJ77, MSJ78)
President at Fox Searchlight
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Shivram Vaideeswaran

Shivram Vaideeswaran (IMC07)
Global Head of Brand at Uber
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Kristyn Wilson

Kristyn Wilson (IMC16)
Vice President, Public Relations and Communications at Upright
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Liz Abello (IMC18)
Brand Manager at Mike's Hard Lemonade
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Asim Ahmed

Asim Ahmed (IMC18)
Marketing Manager, American Medical Association
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Alex Armas

Lindsay Alston (IMC17)
Assistant Brand Manager at Garrett Brands
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Jenny Bennett (IMC16)
Senior Account Director at Beam Suntory
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Anya Cheng

Anya Cheng (IMC08)
Founder and CEO of Taelor


Nathaniel Clarkson (IMC17)
Paid Search/Social Supervisor at Cramer-Krasselt
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Michael Cooper (IMC19)
Custom Research Analyst at Mintel
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Elva-Maria Diaz

Elva-Maria Diaz (IMC17)
Marketing and communication manager, KONE Americas
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Karen Entriken

Karen Entriken (IMC19)
Marketing Manager at Franklin Energy
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Drew Favreau (IMC20)
Senior Digital Marketing Manager at Microsoft
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Elizabeth Paige Fierman (IMC16)
Senior Manager for Events and Marketing at ESPN
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John Gerzema

Jessica Florey (IMC17)
Associate Director of Marketing Sciences at OMD
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Fabian Gehring (IMC18)
Digital Brand Manager at Bosch
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Gabrielle Gibbs

Gabrielle Gibbs (IMC07)
Head of Measurement Solutions Marketing, Global Business Marketing at Facebook


Jeffrey GoodSmith (IMC17)
Content Marketing Strategist at Clique Studios, LLC
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Colie Gutzler (IMC19)
Senior Manager, CRM & Digital Marketing at Trustmark
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Karen Hornberger

Karen Hornberger (IMC05)
Senior Communications Manager at Allstate Insurance Company
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Nathan Jokers (IMC19)
Director of Social & Emerging Media at VMLY&R Chicago
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Jonathan Kamel (IMC20)
Advanced TV Specialist at Tubi
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Kelsey Kates

Kelsey Kates (IMC10)
Global Head of Learning Experiences and Faculty Enablement at Google


Scott Knudsen (IMC14)
Director of Consumer Success at Maxerience


Sean Madden (IMC17)
Associate Director, Business Intelligence at Publicis Health Media
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Pooja Munshi (IMC17)
Head of Web at United Nations Environment Program
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Liza Paley (IMC20)
Senior Account Manager at Google

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Akash Pathak

Akash Pathak (IMC06)
Associate Vice President of Marketing at Humana

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Akash Pathak

Kami Periman (IMC16)
Senior Adviser Solution Marketing at Dell Technologies


Julia Pitlyk (IMC18)
Product Manager, Direct-to-Consumer Platforms at Nestlé

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Swathy Prithivi

Swathy Prithivi (IMC10)
Founder-in-Residence at Atomic

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Jenny Riley (IMC19)
National Marketing Director, Energy Solutions at APTIM
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Jameson Sanford (IMC18)
Global Digital Marketing Manager at PIMCO
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Jameson Sanford (IMC18)
Global Digital Marketing Manager at PIMCO
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David Schroeder

David Schroeder (IMC17)
Senior Manager, Marketing Data & Analytics at CallRail
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Tiffani Stevenson (IMC20)
Director of Customer Experience at Staff Management|SMX
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Lauren Swanson (IMC19)
Project Manager, Experiential Marketing at Harley-Davidson
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Max Vice-Reshel (IMC17)
Account Executive, Enterprise at Salesforce
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Alan Wang (IMC20)
Marcom Account Director, The Clorox Company
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Tiffani Saxton (IMC14)
Vice President, Marketing at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
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