Tory Schalkle has spent over a decade in management consulting, private equity, and two Fortune 100 companies. He is currently a Senior Vice President of Enterprise Strategy and has extensive experience in strategy and business development. At the Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, where he was one of only four McKinsey Emerging Scholars, Schalkle obtained his MBA before this. Schalkle is a Northwestern University alum admissions interviewer and Kellogg's Leadership Circle member.
Tory, a devoted father and native of Minnesota, reside in Wayzata with his family. (MN). On the weekends, they frequently go biking, hiking, or cross-country skiing around Lake Minnetonka.
Senior Vice President of Enterprise Strategy Schalkle has led enterprise-wide strategy projects, launched an internal analytics venture, managed a ten-person team, and increased a $300 million company's revenue by 13% annually.
Schalkle previously worked for a think tank and as a senator in the United States. He continues to be deeply committed to his neighborhood, serving on the Wayzata City Council's Park & Trail Board, collaborating with groups to improve Minnesota's talent retention, and supporting charities that assist low-income families. For instance, President Obama named the first nonprofit Schalkle assisted in founding one of the 10 "Champions of Change." His efforts to raise money for a family whose children were struck by a fleeing motorist made headlines in Minnesota's top newspapers and TV news.
Tory Schalkle and his wife are openly nerds; their first dates included giving a PowerPoint presentation, attending an NPR program, and competing in a state crossword contest. They also enjoy traveling; they have visited more than 30 nations and lived in Hong Kong and Norway.