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Conversation with Tommy Thekkekandam ’04, Founder of Tom & Jenny’s Candy
October 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tommy was a varsity wrestler at UNC-Chapel Hill, where he met Sindhura Citineni (Dr. Jenny), the Founder of Nourish International. Sindhura’s passion for the Nourish mission was infectious, and Tommy soon became a Co-Founder. His experiences with Nourish include helping launch the UNC chapter, fundraising to incorporate Nourish as a 501(c)3, and serving as a member of Nourish’s inaugural Board of Directors. Tommy went on to obtain his JD/MBA from Duke University. He had a successful career as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company before leaving to found Tom & Jenny’s, a candy company that creates natural, sugar-free, and tooth-friendly candies. Today, Tommy serves as Nourish’s Board Chair and, together with Sindhura, is raising their two children in Durham, NC. Join us for an informal conversation with Tommy. This event is sponsored by Honors Carolina. RSVP on the Go Anywhere Platform.