Meet Our Team

We are a group of 75 professionals currently enrolled in the Kellogg School of Management Executive MBA program. Led by Dr. Smitha Arekapudi, we are working with the Kellogg network to protect frontline healthcare workers. With team members from a wide variety of industries ranging from medical, healthcare, education, software, manufacturing and the U.S. government, our team is well diversified to deliver cost effective, quality PPE to hospitals around the country that are the most in need.

Leadership Team

Smitha Arekapudi

Smitha Arekapudi

Anesthesiologist

Neema Jha

Neema Jha

Customer Practice Leader at Amazon Web Services

Arjun Siddineni

Arjun Siddineni

Complex Project Manager at IBM

Mike Pierce

Mike Pierce

Sr. Manager, Distribution at Beckman Coulter

Kristen Jordan

Kristen Jordan

Innovation Leader & Change Agent at BrightIdea

Matt Castelli

Matt Castelli

U.S. Government

RJ Pahura

RJ Pahura

Chairman & CMO - FUND Conference

Billy Warden

Billy Warden

Head of Schools at KIPP Chicago

Communications TeamĀ 

Kristen Jordan

Kristen Jordan

Innovation Leader & Change Agent at BrightIdea

Matt Castelli

Matt Castelli

U.S. Government

Billy Warden

Billy Warden

Head of Schools at KIPP Chicago

Anne Algaze

Anne Algaze

Principal at SAA interiors + architecture

Cameron Schnick

Cameron Schnick

Advisor, Global Commercial Capabilities at El Lilly and Compampany

Kate Horan

Kate Horan

Digital Products Manager at Eastman Chemical

Fundraising Team

Harriet Tran

Harriet Tran

Director of Product Management -rMark

Neema Jha

Neema Jha

Customer Practice Leader at Amazon Web Services

Janice Giraldo

Janice Giraldo

Director of Finance at CVS Health

Supply Chain Team

Smitha Arekapudi

Smitha Arekapudi

Anesthesiologist

Arjun Siddineni

Arjun Siddineni

Complex Project Manager at IBM

Durgesh Manjure

Durgesh Manjure

Director, Grid Operations

Kanan Shah

Kanan Shah

Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator

David Press

David Press

Associate Chief Medical Officer

Mike Pierce

Mike Pierce

Sr. Manager, Distribution at Beckman Coulter

Effie Papoutsis Kritikos

Effie Papoutsis Kritikos

Chair, GCOE at Northeastern Illinois University

David LaMont

David LaMont

Director, Commercialization at GTI

Distribution Team

Smitha Arekapudi

Smitha Arekapudi

Anesthesiologist

Harriet Tran

Harriet Tran

Director of Product Management -rMark

Neema Jha

Neema Jha

Customer Practice Leader at Amazon Web Services

Jon Marshall

Jon Marshall

Senior Managing Director at Ankura

Billy Warden

Billy Warden

Head of Schools at KIPP Chicago

RJ Pahura

RJ Pahura

Chairman & CMO - FUND Conference