Melanie Wright, NextGroup Managing Director and Cofounder, has a passion for coaching and career development and has served in both admissions and career-coaching roles at Kellogg School of Management. She was instrumental in rolling out career development programming before taking on the role of Director for the MS in Management Studies program. She started her career as a systems analyst at Eli Lilly before entering the world of management consulting at Diamond Technology Partners. Melanie currently serves on the Chiaravalle Montessori Board and as Treasurer for Evanston Dance Ensemble. Melanie holds a B.S. from Indiana University an M.B.A. from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.