The following individuals have volunteered to support and advise the school as members of the Alumni Council for the 2014-2015 year. Led by John Peruzzi MBA '88, Chair, and Cari Coats MBA '03, Vice Chair, the council meets twice each year.
Laurinda Rainey serves as the Director of Innovation for the Sam's Club Division across Marketing, Membership, and Multi-channel initiatives. As part of Walmart, Inc. she provides cross-functional leadership and strategic insight to integrate large scale and multi-million dollar projects across Walmart's Global teams with a keen focus on driving Sam's Club's business growth. She partners with the direct reports of Sam's Club's Chief Marketing Officer, Sam's Club.com CEO, and the Senior Vice President of Membership.
Receiving both degrees from Duke, she graduated from Duke's Trinity College of Liberal Arts and Science with a B.A. in Psychology and a Certificate in Markets & Management Studies (MMS), where she served on the Steering Committee with professors and Duke administration in the early years of the MMS program. She received her MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke, where she served as a Center of Leadership & Ethics Fellow, Admissions Fellow, and a student leader across many organizations. During her years away from Duke prior to Fuqua, she worked in the Healthcare Leadership Program at CIGNA. She was one of 5 undergraduate students in the company's MBA program and had the opportunity to work in Operations, Marketing, and Underwriting before pursuing her MBA. In addition to building a broad skillset, the program allowed Laurinda executive leadership exposure as she worked on special projects for the health insurance company.
With her passion for education and community services, she has recently partnered with her siblings to establish the Rainey Parenting Foundation in honor of the legacy of her deceased parents representing the impact that they made on their rural community, local churches, and their large family during their 50 years of marriage. She currently serves as the Executive Director for the organization. In her spare time, Laurinda loves traveling, reading, and time with loved ones.
Charlie Riceman is a Managing Director at Golub Capital, a leading provider of financing solutions for middle market companies with over $10 billion of capital under management. He is responsible for originating, executing and monitoring investments for the firm and has been a representative on the board of directors of several companies. Charlie joined Golub Capital in 2004 when it had approximately $250 million of capital under management. As a senior member of the firm, he has served in a variety of roles over the years in contributing to the firm's growth. Prior to joining Golub Capital, Charlie served in various investment roles at multiple firms. Prior to attending Fuqua, he worked at Boeing Defense & Space Group, Helicopters Division.
In addition to an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, Charlie earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Operations Management from Villanova University in 1991. He also serves on the Advisory Council of Villanova University's Center for Global Leadership. Charlie resides in Garden City, NY with his wife and four children.
Rodgers has been a General Motors dealer since 1993. She first owned and operated Flat Rock Chevrolet Oldsmobile in Flat Rock, MI. In 1996, she moved her operation to Woodhaven and named the dealership Rodgers Chevrolet.
Rodgers earned BA in Economics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She then attended the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and obtained a MBA in Finance.
She serves on several community boards, such as New Detroit, Inc., Southeastern Michigan Community Foundation, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce, the Cranbrook Academy of Arts and Alternative for Girls.
She has also serves on the board of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers.
Jonathan Rosenzweig is a Managing Director and Head of Americas Equity Research at Citi. In this role, he has been responsible for our Equity Research product in North America and Latin America for the last seven years. Prior to his current position, Jonathan served as a Deputy Director and Associate Director of US Research for 5 years. From 1993 to 2002, Jonathan was a Senior Analyst covering the Imaging sector within Citi Research. He earned a top 2 ranking from Institutional Investor Magazine for the sector each year from 1998 to 2002. Prior to Citi, Jonathan worked as a Financial Analyst at Duke University Management Company. Jonathan earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University in 1990 and his Master of Business Administration degree from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke in 1993.