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About Us

Katherine (Kat) Najjar ’02

Ms. Najjar was Senior Strategy Manager with the Chicago office of North American Beverage Group, part of Pepsico. She joined PepsiCo in 2010 as Finance Manager for the Gatorade brand, having previously worked as an Equity Research Associate with William Blair and Company. Ms. Najjar graduated from the College in 2002 with a major in Business and received her M.B.A. in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. An active civic volunteer, she serves as Class Agent for Saint John’s Preparatory School, member of St. Patrick’s Church Women’s Group and Annual Fund Agent for Lake Forest Country Day School. She is also a member of the Lake Forest College’s Alumni Board and is the Alumni Representative on the Student Success Trustee Committee. Ms. Najjar resides in Lake Forest with her husband, Eliah, and daughters Lily and Isabelle. She is an avid marathon runner.