Kelly Goldstein is a first year MBA candidate at the Ross School of Business, passionate about entrepreneurial innovation and the power of venture capital to provide the platform and resources required to enable world-changing brands to thrive. At Ross Kelly serves as the co-president of the Women Who Launch club, a consultant to Ashoka (measuring the impact of their social entrepreneurship bootcamp), a member of the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club, and a participant in the Michigan Investment Challenge. Most recently, Kelly joined the Harlem Capital Partners team as a 2019 Winter Venture Intern.
Prior to business school, Kelly spent seven years in global brand development and marketing with Edelman, the world’s leading communications marketing firm, serving global brands such as Unilever and HP Inc. in the US as well as Asia. Kelly also serves as a consultant to Rebelhouse Studios, a social impact startup and production house known for acclaimed documentaries such as Soufra and Waiting for Mamu. A former college volleyball player, Kelly is passionate about health & wellness and serves as a RYT-200 yoga instructor in her spare time.
Kelly graduated as a Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholar from Bowdoin College where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Economics.
Rachel Skolnick is a first-year MBA and co-president of Women Who Launch. She has been passionate about female entrepreneurship ever since serving as the Director of Marketing at a female-founded early stage startup, GoodWorld, which was named by Fast Company as one of the World's Most Innovative Companies in Social Impact. During that time, Rachel was also selected by General Assembly as a "Woman on the Rise". In this capacity, she was fortunate enough to be chosen to travel to Silicon Valley for a week of workshops and meetings with some of the most powerful women in tech.
Rachel is active in the entrepreneurship community at Ross, and is a recipient of the Mayleben Venture Shaping Grant to work on her own business idea. Prior to Ross, Rachel held various digital marketing roles working with nonprofits, startups, and Fortune 500 clients. Rachel received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Lehigh University.
Danielle Lomax is a first-year MBA candidate with an insatiable curiosity for finance, entrepreneurship, and technology. At Ross, Danielle is committed to enhancing the student experience and immersing herself in Michigan's technology ecosystem. She is actively involved in Michigan Business Women (MBW), Women Who Launch (WWL), and the Entrepreneur and Venture Club (EVC) where she serves as a board member. Currently she is advising the founder of an augmented reality (AR) startup on growth strategy. She is also exploring alternative investments as a member of Green Wolverine's Investment Committee and a finalist in the Michigan’s Investment Challenge.
Prior to Ross, Danielle founded a digital marketing agency aiding small businesses in the hospitality industry on customer acquisition. Later she joined Deloitte Consulting’s strategy practice helping organizations ranging from corporate healthcare enterprises to clean food startups. She also advised multi-national financial services organizations on product innovation as an early member of CapTech’s Atlanta team.
Danielle received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Sports Management from Howard University.
Amy Orr is an MBA1 and VP of Education for WWL. Prior to Ross, Amy spent over four years working for CEB in Arlington, Virginia in a variety of quantitative research roles. Most recently, Amy spent two and half years living and working in Sydney, Australia where she advised heads of sales and customer service on their talent strategies. At Ross, Amy is working on a social enterprise supporting mental health in K-12 education. She is pursuing a career in tech product management where she can leverage technology and human-centered design to solve problems.
Sheetal Singh has been appointed VP of Community for WWL, tasked with bringing launchers across the UofM network together. Sheetal brings 4.5 years of digital marketing experience at Google and is passionate about impact-related work. She currently serves as a member of the Social Venture Fund, Net Impact, and Emerging Markets Club, and is pursuing a career dedicated to investing in social enterprises. She is a pup-lover, so you can bet on finding her anywhere with dogs.
Brooke Burton is passionate about creating a strong and vibrant community of female entrepreneurs at Michigan and is excited to join WWL as the VP of Programming. Prior to Ross, Brooke was working in the education sector in Chicago where she served as a Teach for America Corps member and later transitioned to an edtech start-up developing curriculum for high school students struggling with literacy. This experience is what brought Brooke to Ross where she aims to transition more formally into tech. She is a lover of art, culture, and music and is currently working on an app that connects users with events tailored to their interests and makes planning activities with friends effortless.