Sponsor: Bain & Company
Strategy 1: Become a leading hub of advanced manufacturing
Devi Raja became a Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs Fellow in June of 2014.
Devi has spent more than six years in strategy roles in various sectors. As a management consultant at Bain & Company’s Chicago office, Devi’s work has focused on growth strategy, merger integration, and customer experience across such industries as education, manufacturing, and telecom. She particularly enjoyed spending a year in the Australian practice. At the early-stage start-up Tandem Solutions, Devi led business development and investor relations in the company’s first year. Most recently, Devi managed the produce innovation initiative at Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger relief organization, to grow the amount of fresh produce distributed through US food banks to one billion pounds in 5 years.
A lifelong Chicagoan, Devi is currently an MBA candidate at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, with concentrations in marketing, finance, and social enterprise. Devi has a BA from the University of Illinois where she studied economics and sociology.