Kellogg School of Management

TrueBlue Appoints Sonita Lontoh to Board of Directors

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 9:44pm

TACOMA, Wash., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI) is pleased to announce that Sonita Lontoh has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • TACOMA, Wash., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI) is pleased to announce that Sonita Lontoh has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately.
  • Ms. Lontoh is an accomplished leader with unique insight and foresight at the intersection of innovation, digital transformation, and customer experience.
  • "We are delighted to welcome Sonita to TrueBlue's Board," said TrueBlue Chairman Steven Cooper.
  • Ms. Lontoh currently serves on the Jacobs Institute of Design Innovation advisory board at the University of California Berkeley and is also a member of the U.S. National Association of Corporate Directors and the Women Corporate Directors Foundation.

DepositLink appoints SaaS Startup Executive, Chris Mackey, to Board of Directors

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:57pm

BOSTON, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DepositLink , the premier provider of electronic payment solutions for the real estate industry, appoints Chris Mackey to directorship serving on the board.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DepositLink , the premier provider of electronic payment solutions for the real estate industry, appoints Chris Mackey to directorship serving on the board.
  • Chris led strategy and operations as CEO for over a decade and oversaw a client roster consisting of users in 30+ countries managing ~$2.5T in assets.
  • "We are thrilled to welcome Chris to the board and look forward to leveraging his expertise as we propel DepositLink forward," said Jay Rooney, CEO & Founder.
  • "Chris' relevant experience and success with founding, growing, and exiting a tech startup will add tremendous value to DepositLink," said Darrell West, CFO & Co-founder.

Manitowoc Board of Directors Elects Amy R. Davis and Robert W. Malone as New Directors

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 9:05pm

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE: MTW) (the Company or Manitowoc), a leading global manufacturer of cranes and lifting solutions, today announced that Amy R. Davis and Robert W. Malone have been elected to the Companys board of directors effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE: MTW) (the Company or Manitowoc), a leading global manufacturer of cranes and lifting solutions, today announced that Amy R. Davis and Robert W. Malone have been elected to the Companys board of directors effective immediately.
  • Additionally, the Company increased the size of the Board of Directors (the Board) from eight members to ten members.
  • Ms. Davis has served as the Vice President and President - New Power Business of Cummins Inc. (Cummins) since July 2020.
  • Mr. Malone has served as the Vice President and President Filtration Group of Parker-Hannifin Corporation (Parker) since December 2014.

M&A Science Hosts Modern M&A Virtual Summit

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:32pm

Send outdated M&A practices to the grave with Kison Patel , host of the M&A Science podcast, at the Modern M&A Virtual Summit this October 27, 2021 from 10am to 5pm EST.

Key Points: 
  • Send outdated M&A practices to the grave with Kison Patel , host of the M&A Science podcast, at the Modern M&A Virtual Summit this October 27, 2021 from 10am to 5pm EST.
  • M&A Science , hosted by Kison Patel, is an educational podcast exploring the intricate world of M&A with industry leaders and practitioners.
  • More recently, Kison has expanded the M&A Science umbrella to include a training academy in an effort to share practitioners' most valuable lessons learned.
  • M&A Science Academy is an outcome-based online workshop program, providing clear and tangible value.

Hyliion Names Shiva Duraiswamy as Vice President of Engineering

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

(NYSE: HYLN) (Hyliion), a leader in electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, today announced that Shiva Duraiswamy has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering.

Key Points: 
  • (NYSE: HYLN) (Hyliion), a leader in electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, today announced that Shiva Duraiswamy has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering.
  • At Hyliion, he will oversee engineering teams focused on projects across the product development spectrum, from powertrain and battery innovation to controls and software systems implementation.
  • Duraiswamy joins Hyliion from Wabtec Corporationformerly GE Transportationwhere he served as Director of Engineering.
  • We are excited to have Shiva join the Hyliion team to lead the tactical commercialization of our engineering products.

Research Solutions Announces Executive Management Change

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 9:05pm

He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and earned his MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Key Points: 
  • He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and earned his MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
  • "I am very excited to be joining the Research Solutions team," said Nurthen.
  • His previous experience working with a SaaS-oriented companies will prove beneficial as we move forward," said Roy W. Olivier, President and CEO of Research Solutions.
  • Research Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: RSSS) provides cloud-based technologies to streamline the process of obtaining, managing, and creating intellectual property.

Petalfast Inc. Announces Appointment of Jennifer Dooley to Board of Directors

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Petalfast Inc.,the first-of-its-kind full spectrum sales and marketing agency for cannabis brands, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Dooley to its Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Petalfast Inc.,the first-of-its-kind full spectrum sales and marketing agency for cannabis brands, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Dooley to its Board of Directors.
  • In addition, Dooley led Green Thumb's strategic business development, investor relations, communications, marketing, and information technology functions.
  • "Jennifer is highly regarded in the cannabis industry with a proven track record of team building and execution," said Petalfast CEO Jason Vegotsky.
  • Notable cannabis brands already engaged in the Petalfast platform include Space Coyote, Wana, Smarty Plants, and Beezle.

Shore Capital Partners Welcomes Brad Morehead as Partner, Head of Business Services Fund

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

Shore Capital Partners , (Shore or the firm), a strategic private equity firm focused on microcap investing in the healthcare, food and beverage, business services and real estate industries, with offices in Chicago and Nashville, today announced Brad Morehead has joined the firm as partner and head of the firms business services fund.

Key Points: 
  • Shore Capital Partners , (Shore or the firm), a strategic private equity firm focused on microcap investing in the healthcare, food and beverage, business services and real estate industries, with offices in Chicago and Nashville, today announced Brad Morehead has joined the firm as partner and head of the firms business services fund.
  • Within business services, the team will initially target pest control, managed service providers, outsourced retirement/benefits services, distribution/logistics, fire and life safety services, insurance brokerage and distribution businesses, pool maintenance services, environmental/disaster remediation and services, and RIAs.
  • I am thrilled to join the Shore team to lead the firms business services efforts, said Morehead.
  • Shore supports management partners with capital, business development expertise, and industry knowledge to accelerate growth, fund acquisitions, and generate value for shareholders.

Shuhana Khan Joins Marshall Gerstein as Chief Talent & Diversity Officer

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:39pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, LLP today announces Shuhana Khan has been named Chief Talent & Diversity Officer.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, LLP today announces Shuhana Khan has been named Chief Talent & Diversity Officer.
  • With more than a decade of legal talent management experience, Khan will focus on further development of the intellectual property law firm's human resources strategies for attorney and staff talent management.
  • Throughout her career, Khan has maintained a steadfast commitment to helping professionals advance their careers through each stage of the talent lifecycle from recruitment to training, promotions, mentoring, and client development.
  • Chambers & Partners has ranked Marshall Gerstein as "first-rate for litigation," and "one of the best biotechnology practices in the entire country."

The Kellogg Sales Institute Launches Professional Certificate in Sales, in Partnership with Emeritus, Led by Award-Winning Professor Craig Wortmann

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 3:15pm

EVANSTON, Ill., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Kellogg Sales Institute has launched the Professional Certificate in Sales to help new and experienced sales professionals and entrepreneurs learn exceptional sales techniques.

Key Points: 
  • EVANSTON, Ill., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Kellogg Sales Institute has launched the Professional Certificate in Sales to help new and experienced sales professionals and entrepreneurs learn exceptional sales techniques.
  • The Professional Certificate in Sales is designed, developed, and delivered by Professor Craig Wortmann, Clinical Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Kellogg and the Founder of the Kellogg Sales Institute.
  • "The Kellogg Professional Certificate in Sales Program transforms participants into exceptional sellers, leaders, and communicators, from learning negotiation strategies and storytelling to cultivating powerful networking skills and developing a personal brand," said Professor Craig Wortmann.
  • The Kellogg Sales Institute strives to create and teach programs that activate high-impact sales habits through immersive and bespoke experiences.