Caroline Grossman, '03
Senior Coach, Management Laboratories, Chicago Booth
Caroline Grossman is the senior coach in the Management Laboratories at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where she coaches students to use the tools of business strategy to conduct real-world consulting engagements, and to perform and develop in a dynamic team environment.
Grossman is also adjunct faculty in the Department of Marketing at DePaul University, where she teaches consumer behavior, and was on the faculty of the Chinese University of Hong Kong as a Yale-China Teaching Fellow from 1997 - 99. Grossman also has extensive coaching experience with Chicago Booth students, having worked in Career Services with MBA students and alumni from 2009 - 12, and as a project mentor in the consumer behavior lab course in 2011.
Prior to her work at Booth and at DePaul, Grossman was a brand manager at Kraft Foods, where she led customer marketing for the $3 billion Grocery Business Unit, which included all of the Kraft condiments, Jell-O, and Cool Whip. She held multiple marketing roles at Kraft during her five-year tenure, during which she was the key architect of a new packaging strategy across multiple condiments brands, and led a turnaround on Bull’s-Eye Barbecue Sauce.
Grossman has been a board member at the North Lawndale College Preparatory School and is past president of the board of Barrel of Monkeys, an arts education theater company that brings creative writing and drama programs to underserved Chicago Public Schools.
Caroline has a AB in history from Yale University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.