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A Message From Our Team


​​​​​​​Welcome to the BCG page for Kellogg students!

We are excited that you are interested in consulting at BCG. You will find that BCG has much to offer in terms of career possibilities, extraordinary mentorship and career development, global opportunities, and a wide variety of case experiences.

Here you will find information about BCG's events on campus, recruiting contacts, and application details for Kellogg students. We hope you find this site informative, but if you have any questions, please reach out to the BCG Talent Acquisition team by emailing kelloggbcgrecruiting@bcg.com.

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We look forward to seeing you at an event soon!

The Kellogg Talent Acquisition Team

Meet Our Team

Jon Kaplan, Managing Director & Senior Partner, Chicago, joined Boston Consulting Group in 2007 and is an active member of the Health Care practice area. Prior to joining BCG, Jon was a senior partner in the firms of Accenture, Ernst & Young, and Diamond. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management as well as an AB in economics from Cornell University and an MPH in biostatistics from the University of Pittsburgh. In his leisure time, Jon serves on the boards of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Arthritis Foundation and Junior Achievement.
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Jon Kaplan
Managing Director & Senior Partner
Kristen joined Boston Consulting Group in 2011. She is Head of Kellogg and Ross Recruiting and formerly Head of Marketing for North America Recruiting. Prior to joining BCG, Kristen led the turn-around of a fine wine distribution company and had a long career in brand management at PepsiCo. Kristen received her MBA from the Kellogg Business School and a BBA from The University of Michigan.
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Kristen Bonanno
Head of Kellogg and Ross Talent Acquisition
Ashley Griffin is a Talent Acquisition Specialist focused on Kellogg and Ross Recruiting. Prior to joining BCG, Ashley worked at Exact Sciences as an Employee Engagement Specialist and Recruitment Coordinator. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a major in Management & Human Resources. In her free time, Ashley loves to play tennis, watch movies with friends, and try new restaurants around the city.
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Ashley Griffin
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Jaime Witowski is a Talent Acquisition Senior specialist focused on Kellogg and Ross recruiting. Jaime has been part of our BCG Talent Acquisition team since 2015 where she worked within our recruiting operations team. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014 with a major in Sociology. In her free time Jaime likes to pursue her passion in photography, enjoy live music, spend time at her family's lake home, and explore all that Chicago has to offer.
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Jamie Witowski
Talent Acquisition Senior Specialist
McKaye is a 2nd year Consultant in the BCG Chicago office. McKaye joined BCG as a Summer Consultant in 2020 and returned full-time in October 2021 after earning his MBA from Northwestern Kellogg. Prior to joining BCG, McKaye worked at Consolidated Trading as a senior derivatives trader on the volatility desk. McKaye grew up in Minneapolis, MN – although she has now lived in the Chicago area for eight years after graduating with degrees in Psychology and Communications from the University of Wisconsin. In her spare time, McKaye enjoys spending time with her family and friends, visiting new countries with her husband, taking her 2 dogs for short walks (because they have short legs), cooking new recipes, running, and reading. 
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McKaye Whiteside
Global Specialist for class of 2024
Racquel is the Talent Acquisition Lead for all North American-based recruiting for BCG's international offices. Racquel is located in the Boston office and graduated from Boston College with a major in History and a minor in Philosophy. In her free time, Racquel loves to run and spend time on the beach.
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Racquel Macdonald
Global Talent Acquisition Lead
Dimitri joined BCG in 2017. At BCG, he has served clients across a wide range of industries with the majority of his work residing in the consumer sector. Dimitri received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and his M.S. and Ph.D. in the same field from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also holds an MBA from the University of Texas – Austin’s McCombs School of Business. In his free time, Dimitri enjoys Crossfit, cooking, and spending time with family.
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Dimitri Hughes
Black, Latinx, and Indigenous Recruiting Director
Nico is a member of the Consumer Goods practice, with a focus on Fashion & Luxury, and Marketing. Nicolas originally joined BCG's Bogota Office and transferred to New York after completing his MBA. During his MBA, Nicolas interned at YOOX Net-A-Porter Group in Milan and Cole Haan in New York. Nicolas earned his MBA at Harvard Business School. He holds a Master in Financial Economics from the University of Oxford and a BA in Business and Economics from Universidad de Los Andes.
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Nicolas Llinas
Pride@BCG Recruiting Director
Rylan joined BCG in August 2017. He primarily works in Healthcare R&D, with a focus on biopharma clinical trials. He has extensive experience working with DV and Gamma. Prior to joining the firm, Rylan served as a US Navy officer with expertise in both anti-piracy and long-range missile planning. He is part of Veterans@BCG and serves on the leadership team as head of recruiting. Rylan holds a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Duke University.
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Rylan Collins
Veterans@BCG Recruiting Director
Patrick joined BCG as a Summer Consultant in 2019 and returned full-time in September 2020. He primarily works in Aerospace and Defense across manufacturing, supply chain and strategy topics with both government and commercial clients. Patrick is a member of the Veterans@BCG and currently serves as Recruiting Director for the network. Before joining the firm, Patrick spent over eight years in the U.S. Navy as a maritime patrol and reconnaissance aviator, operations manager, and aide de camp to the Navy’s budget leader (OPNAV N9). Patrick earned his BA in History and Political Science from Vanderbilt University and his MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
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Patrick Frailey
Veterans@BCG Recruiting Director
Matt is a Project Leader in the Chicago office of Boston Consulting Group and a member of the Technology and Digital Advantage (TDA) practice. Prior to BCG, Matt worked for 5 years in various software engineering roles for NVISIA, a boutique software consulting firm, and Liberty Mutual Insurance. Matt received an MBA and certificate in Health Sector Management from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and BS in Computer Science from Indiana University.
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Matt Smith-Daniels
Digital Recruiting Director

Events

For candidates interested in our BCG offices outside of the US and Canada, please refer to our BCG International Events Page for upcoming events and other information here.

BCGers On Campus

Class of 2023

Scott Lee    
Atlanta
Bharg Gor
Austin
Tanya Sogani
Bay Area - San Francisco
Beth Chung
Chicago
Jae Woo Mo
Chicago
Mani Tayebi
Chicago
Aku Acquaye
Chicago
Keith Taylor
Chicago
Paige Kimball
Dallas
Trevor Modry
Los Angeles
Ben Hackner
Los Angeles
Ashna Bhatia
New Jersey
Noel Antonisse
New York
Paul Heyse
New York
Aayush Shah
New York
David Osborn
Seattle


Yue Qi
Atlanta
Pietro Franzero    
Bay Area - San Francisco
Gurnell Braylon
Bay Area - San Francisco
Forouzan Farazi
Chicago
Tina Murphy
Chicago
Nick Xu
Chicago
Juan Castillo
Chicago
Ryan Bair
Dallas
Ethan Blumer
Denver
Connor Smith
Los Angeles
Tori Goodell
Miami
Ayman Elmasri
New Jersey
Melissa Siskind
New York
Kelsey O'Connor
New York
Dario Cruz
New York
​​​​​​​Emmanuel Adu-Darko
Washington, DC



Kenny Allen
Atlanta
Rachit Kansal
Bay Area - San Francisco
Bobby Browning
Chicago
Ivy Luo 
Chicago
Rafael Seltzer
Chicago
Nick Molcsan
Chicago
Josh Paredes Molina
Chicago
Ainsley Campbell
Dallas
Benjamin Mitchell
Houston
Carmen Del Valle
Los Angeles
Mohamed Mohamed
Minneapolis
Matt Levey
New Jersey
Wade Boich
New York
Enrique Saldivar
​​​​​​​
New York
​​​​​​​Jenna Chodos
Philadelphia
Class of 2024

Jackson Chen
TAI
Diego Sanches
SAO
Charlotte Gunn
Austin
Sofia Sarmiento
Chicago
Roberto Romero Balcarcel
Mexico


Jingjie Li
Tokyo 
Lauren Donaldson
Atlanta
Anna Schmeissing
Chicago
Nate Gaertner
Chicago



Camila Ogibowski
SAO
Nick Fowler
Atlanta
Julia Clark
Chicago
Marylin Cai

Dallas

Application Process

SUMMER APPLICATION DEADLINE

It’s an exciting time to join BCG! Please apply here by November 20, 2022 at 11:59 PM CT. You will be asked to provide:
  • A resume
  • Your office preference(s)—up to three, weighted to reflect your level of interest in each​
  • A cover letter (optional—you may upload your resume twice if the system requires an upload and you do not want to submit a cover letter)​
  • An indication of your interest in the DigitalBCG Consultant role. DigitalBCG Consultants have previous digital/technical work experience and want the majority of their work to be spent solving digital problems.​

Online Case
The application process includes an online problem solving assessment that must be completed on November 29, 2022 between 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM CT. All applicants are required to take the online problem solving assessment to complete their application. The assessment takes ~40 minutes and must be completed within the above time range. 

Pymetrics
If you apply to a US BCG office, you will also receive an email inviting you to play the pymetrics games after you submit your application. These 12 neuroscience-based games provide insight into your cognitive and emotional attributes and your potential for success at BCG. The games take ~25 minutes to play, and you will have 48 hours to play them after receiving the invitation. For more information on pymetrics, please click here. If you have already played the pymetrics games as part of a previous BCG application, you will not be prompted to play the games again as we already have your results on file.
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