About the Magazine
Foster Business, established in 1978, is the official magazine of the University of Washington Foster School of Business. Stories are published continuously online and in a print issue that is mailed each December to more than 50,000 Foster alumni around the world.
Publication of Foster Business is made possible by proceeds from the Ivar Haglund Endowment. No state funds are used int its production.
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Interim Assistant Dean for AdvancementTomitha Blake
Director of Alumni EngagementAndrew Krueger
Director of Marketing and CommunicationsEric Nobis
Managing EditorEd Kromer
Business ManagerRonda Rutherford
ContributorsAndrew Krueger Eric Nobis Kristen Anderson Paul Gibson Ann Kumasaka (a.k.a. design) Matt Hagen
Events Manager, Foster School
Kristin Anderson is the events manager for the Foster Alumni Engagement team. After graduating from Boston University, she worked in broadcast news in Texas, Alaska and Seattle before joining the Foster School. Kristin enjoys running, camping, traveling and catching a movie at SIFF.
Managing Editor, Foster Business, Foster School
Ed Kromer is the managing editor of Foster Business magazine. Despite dropping business as a major at his midwestern alma mater after feeling uninspired by his intro courses, he has found endless fascination in the subject over nearly two decades at Foster.
Senior Director, Alumni and Media Engagement, Foster School
Andrew Krueger is the senior director of alumni and media relations at the Foster School. Two truths and a lie. He is a direct descendant of Francis Scott Key. He is lactose intolerant. He celebrates Rare Disease Day.
Carolyn Marsh, Freelance Financial Writer
Carolyn Marsh is a freelance writer based in Washington, DC. She does corporate writing for financial firms and has been a contributor to Foster Business since 2015. A Midwesterner by origin, Carolyn nevertheless roots for the Huskies alongside her UW-alum husband.
Managing Director, Marketing and Communications, Foster School
Eric Nobis is managing director of marketing and communications at the Foster School. In his 25-year marketing career he has been a PR pitch man, brand consultant, ad copywriter and leader of marketing teams. Eric is also the executive director of Foster’s Center for Sales and Marketing Strategy.