Joel Wittenberg

Joel Wittenberg
Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Joel Wittenberg is the chief investment officer and vice president of W.K. Kellogg Foundation. He has managed the foundation's $8 billion assets since September 2009.

Prior to joining the foundation, Wittenberg served as vice president and treasurer of Kellogg Company with more than 15 years experience in global treasury, financial and commodity risk management and pension functions. In addition to his previous role at the Kellogg Company, Wittenberg served as corporate vice president and treasurer, and assistant treasurer for the breakfast cereal manufacturer.

Prior to joining the Kellogg Company, he was vice president and treasurer with Armstrong World Industries in Lancaster, Penn., and he held several key treasury roles with the Dow Chemical Company of Midland, Michigan.

Wittenberg earned his bachelor of science degree in accounting and finance at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad Graduate School of Management and his master of business administration degree from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

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