Kevin Ketels, Senior Consultant

Kevin has more than 24 years of industry experience including senior marketing and management roles at Dell Financial Services in Round Rock, Texas; State Street Corp in Boston, Massachusetts; and his previous companies, KMED LLC (offering clinical research services to global pharmaceutical companies, and inventory management services to hospitals and pharmacies nationally) and Kyrris Marketing (offering strategic marketing and communications services, with a special focus on the healthcare industry).

At Blended Collective, Kevin provides strategic marketing advice to clients alongside his focus on PR and Media. In addition, he is an Assistant Professor in the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University where he teaches global supply chain management and serves as the Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programs. Kevin guided approval of a new MBA concentration in Healthcare Supply Chain Management in 2020 and is the host of the annual Healthcare Supply Chain Forum, faculty lead for study abroad in Netherlands, Germany and Poland and faculty lead for the GM WSU Supply Chain Management Case Study Competition. He has taught a wide range of classes including Strategic Marketing (in the MBA program), Global Supply Chain Management, Healthcare Supply Chain Management, Marketing Management, Advertising, Media Buying and Public Relations.

Kevin enjoys being involved in his community. He was twice elected to the Grosse Pointe Woods City Council and served as Chair of the Planning Commission. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism with an additional major in Psychology from Michigan State University and a Master of Science degree in Mass Communication from Boston University.