Kathryn Fong ‘06
B.A. in Women’s Studies
Brooklyn, New York
Katie is a senior associate for Kirk Palmer Associates in New York City. Having started her career in executive search for private equity andfinancial services clients, Katie developed a taste for working behind thescenes of a business. She has become an expert in the "back end" ofretail, specializing in assessing and recruiting top financial and operational talent.
A bi-coastal gal, Katie has roots in both Southern California and Philadelphia, PA and will gladly debate the merits of a Five Guys burger versus In-N-Out. She's a perpetually recovering long-distance runner as well as a sciencefiction, literature, and politics devotee who has a compelling recommendation prepared for most television or film tastes.
Katie has been an active volunteer for Wells since graduation. She is the secretary for her class and is an involved FARGO board member.
Vice President (Nominating)
Susan Eskedahl ‘79
Sue brings over 25 years of consulting and coaching experience toclients. She is the owner of: Dragonfly Management Associates (an executive consulting and coaching service). Sue has also owned Contract Flooring and Furnishings and served as Executive Vice President for the Employers Association, Inc. She holds the designation of a Certified Executive Coach through the Center for Executive Coaching. Sue has been an active volunteer for Wells College, Imaging For a Cause Foundation, Courage Center on their Human Resources advisory committee of the board, as Vice Chairman of the board for Health Front and as a Regional Vice President for World at Work.
Travis Niles ’09
B.A. in History
Travis is a marketing specialist at Nextility, a Washington, DC - based startup that offers energy savings for small businesses. He was previously the manager of Communications and IT for the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association in Greenfield, Massachusetts.
Travis is an active volunteer; most recently, he served on the Board of Directors for the Pioneer Valley Symphony, a community performance group that provides classical music and music education in Western Massachusetts. He was an AmeriCorps VISTA member from 2009 to 2011, placing community volunteers in underserved schools. Travis has also been active volunteering for Wells starting as a student. He worked at Reunion on several occasions, and has been a member of the FARGO board since graduation, serving most recently as the FARGO liaison to the WCA board.