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Category: Alumni Spotlight

A Conversation with Northwestern MSC Student, Gretchen Baker

Gretchen Baker is an Executive Development Advisor for Executive Education for the  Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She advises professionals who are interested in attending executive education programs on marketing, sales, and leadership that can support their career development. She is also responsible for marketing the programs and driving enrollment. Gretchen values building diverse cohorts and believes in

A Conversation with Northwestern MSC Alumnus Brandon Oelling

Brandon is the founder and CEO of He previously spent 6 years at in the sales and technology industry where he played a pivotal role in helping customers adopt and implement cloud technologies like and G Suite by Google Cloud. Brandon is currently on the Northwestern MSC alumni executive board and assists

How will my MS Communication degree reflect changes in communication?

I entered the MSC program in September of 2000.  I figured that a new millennium was a good enough reason to face up to a major change in my life.  I was 40 years old and already was on my second career, having spent time as both a corporate lawyer and helping to manage a