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Military MBA Students

Meet Fuqua’s Daytime MBA Military Students

Fuqua has a strong team culture that attracts MBAs from all branches of the military. After graduating, these students either transition to civilian careers or return to active duty. Read their stories.

  • Eric Aschwald
    Eric Aschwald

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Navy

    Education: B.S. in Business Administration from University of San Diego.

    Military Experience: Eric served as First Lieutenant on USS Guardian (MCM 5) in Sasebo, Japan, and then as Fire Control Officer and Damage Control Assistant on USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110).

    Post Graduation Career: Strategy consulting.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Consulting Club, Asset Management Club, and Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Seth Parsons

    Class of 2013

    Military Branch: United Stated Navy

    Education: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, Master of Engineering Management from Northwestern University.

    Military Experience: Seth began his career in the Navy as a submarine officer with two deployments to the western Pacific Ocean. He also taught midshipmen at Northwestern University as an ROTC instructor. Most recently, Seth served as a liaison officer to the UK Navy in Dubai, UAE, coordinating anti-piracy operations throughout the Arabian Sea.

    Civilian Experience: Seth worked for 3 years as a corporate strategy consultant at Aon Corporation in Chicago, IL, focusing on cost reduction and process improvement operations throughout the company.

    Post Graduation Career: Non-profit or government sector.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Fuqua on Board, Fuqua Client Consulting Project (South Africa), Net Impact Club, Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • John Feeney

    Class of 2013

    Military Branch: United Stated Army

    Education: B.S. in American Politics from the United States Military Academy.

    Military Experience: John served as an Infantry Officer in the 2nd Infantry Division and 75th Ranger Regiment, deploying as a Platoon Leader, Reconnaissance Platoon Leader, Ground Force Commander, and Operations Officer.

    Post Graduation Career: Currently pursuing opportunities in strategy and management.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Media, Entertainment & Sports Club; Running and Triathlon Club; Real Estate Club and Duke Armed Forces Association.

    Read more about John.

  • Jacqueline Harris

    Class of 2013

    Military Branch: United Stated Army

    Education: B.S. in Business from the Calloway School of Business, Wake Forest University.

    Military Experience: Jacqueline served as an Engineer Officer in the 36th Engineer Brigade, during 3 deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom '05 - '07, Operation Enduring Freedom '07 - '09, and Operation Enduring Freedom '10 - '11, she held numerous positions including Horizontal Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, Battalion S-1, and Company Commander.

    Post Graduation Career: Jacqueline is an active duty officer who will serve as an academic instructor in the Department of Systems Engineering at West Point, and will later return to operational ground forces in the U.S. Army.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Admissions Fellow; Center on Leadership & Ethics (COLE) Fellow; 2012 Blue Devil Weekend Committee Co-Chair; Duke Armed Forces Association. Also, interned with AXA Equitable, in Retirement Savings during the summer of 2012.

    Read more about Jacqueline.

  • Adam Hurley

    Class of 2013

    Military Branch: United Stated Army

    Education: B.S. in U.S. History from the United States Military Academy.

    Military Experience: Adam was commissioned as an Infantry Officer and served in the 3rd Infantry Division. Adam later served for 3 years as a Special Forces (Green Beret) team leader in the 5th Special Forces Group.

    Post Graduation Career: Investment banking at Goldman Sachs.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Admissions Fellow, MBA Games, Finance Club, Energy Club, and Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Casey Carroll

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.A. in History from Duke University, 2007.

    Military Experience: Casey served as an Infantryman in the 75th Ranger Regiment, deploying as a Grenadier and Fire Team Leader.

    Post Graduation Career: Casey is working toward a concentration in finance, and is pursuing a career in sales and trading.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association, Finance Club, Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club.

  • Brandi Butler

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Air Force

    Education:
    B.S. in Psychology from Troy University; associate degree in Communication Application Technology from the Community College of the Air Force.

    Military Experience: Served 6 years in the Air Force as an Intelligence Analyst. Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a Tactical Intelligence Analyst supporting Special Operations.

    Post Graduation Career: Goals include working in Raleigh/Durham, NC, as an Analyst in corporate strategy, and eventually starting a property management company.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Real Estate Club, Armed Forces Association, and the Outdoors Club.

  • Perry Bolding

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.S. in Business Administration from Birmingham-Southern College.

    Military Experience: Perry served as a Logistics Officer in the 82nd Airborne Division and 75th Ranger Regiment. He held positions as a Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Company Commander. He has deployed 4 times including tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    Post Graduation Career: Perry is an active duty officer who will serve as an academic instructor in the Social Sciences Department at West Point, and will later return to an operational unit in the U.S. Army.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Sarah Feagles

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Navy

    Education: B.A. in Spanish and minor in Corporate Finance from Vanderbilt University.

    Military Experience: Sarah served as the Anti-submarine Warfare Officer onboard USS HOWARD (DDG 83) for 2 Western Pacific deployments in support of NATO counter-piracy operations. As Force Protection Officer onboard USS SPRUANCE (DDG 111), she ensured that the Navy’s newest destroyer was safe during 11 distinct port visits and the Panama Canal as the ship made its maiden voyage from Bath, ME, to San Diego, CA.

    Post Graduation Career: Sarah is interested in finance, strategy, and general management.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: University Scholar, Forte Foundation Fellow, Finance Club, Distinguished Speaker Series, Duke Armed Forces Association, and Daytime Student Blog

    Read more about Sarah.

  • Nestor Vidal Colindres

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.S. in Finance from the Driehaus College of Business, DePaul University.

    Military Experience: Nestor has served for 6 years as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (Bomb Squad/ EOD) Officer, primarily in the 52th Ordnance Group (EOD) with the 731st and 744th EOD companies. He served through 2 deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan respectively, supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom 2008-09, Operation Enduring Freedom 2010-11. Nestor has held numerous positions including EOD Platoon Leader, Infantry Brigade EOD LNO, Executive Officer, and served twice as Company Commander.

    Post Graduation Career: Nestor is pursuing a career in investment banking, focusing primarily on consumer retail or mergers and acquisitions.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Admissions Ambassador; Duke Armed Forces Association; Black and Latino MBA Organization (BLMBAO); and Duke Graduate Rugby Club.

  • Dennis Coen

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Navy

    Education: B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida.

    Military Experience: Dennis was commissioned through Officer Candidate School into the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps. Dennis served as a Facilities Engineer and Seabee Division Officer at the Public Works Department at the Naval Postgraduate School, in Monterey, CA, under Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest, from 2007 – 2010. Following his tour in Monterey, Dennis was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3 (NMCB 3) in Port Hueneme, CA. Within NMCB 3, Dennis served as the Intelligence Officer, Det OIC, and Company Commander during the Battalion’s deployment to Afghanistan.

    Post Graduation Career: Energy, investment banking, or general management.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Energy Club, Finance Club, Beer Club (home brewer), and General Management Club.

  • Brian Hamilton

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education:
    B.S. in Computer Engineering from the United States Military Academy.

    Military Experience: Brian served as an Infantry Officer in the 82nd Airborne Division, and later as a Special Forces Officer (Green Beret) with the 10th Special Forces Group. He completed 3 combat deployments as a Company Executive Officer, and Detachment Commander.

    Post Graduation Career: Currently pursuing marketing and operations management.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Outdoor Club; Media, Entertainment & Sports Club; and Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Eric Guzman

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Air Force

    Education: B.S. in Systems Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy.

    Military Experience: Guzman served as a Medical Service Corps Officer at the 579th Medical Group in Washington, DC. He deployed as an Afghan National Army mentor under NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan in '09 - '10 and worked as lead mentor to ANA Medical Logistics Commander.

    Post Graduation Career Interests: Financial services.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Finance Club, Consulting Club, and Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Andrew Filauro

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.S. in Economics from the United States Military Academy.

    Military Experience: Andrew served as a U.S. Army Logistics Officer with the 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion in Fort Carson, Colorado. He deployed in October 2009, to Afghanistan’s Helmand Province as a Battalion Operations Officer in support of Operation Enduring Freedom '09 - '10. Upon his return, Andrew was assigned to the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. While at RDECOM, he served as the Aide-de-Camp to the Deputy Commanding General and as the Executive Officer to the Director of RDECOM.

    Post Graduation Career: Finance and investment banking.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: MBA Games, Finance Club, Energy Club, Soccer Club, and Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Grant Macdonald

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.S. in Management from the United States Military Academy.

    Military Experience: Grant served as a Field Artillery Officer in the 1st Calvary Division, deploying twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as a Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Battalion Fire Support Officer.

    Post Graduation Career: Currently pursuing summer internship opportunities.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Energy Club; General Management Club; Media, Entertainment & Sports Club, and Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Chris Hume

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch:  United States Army

    Education: B.S. in European History (Civil Engineering track) from the United States Military Academy. Candidate for M.A. in Economics and International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

    Military Experience: Chris served as an Infantry Officer in the 101st Airborne Division as a Reconnaissance Platoon Leader. He went on to serve as a Special Forces (Green Beret) Officer, as a Detachment Commander, and Support Company Commander. Chris deployed 4 times in support of contingency operations.

    Post Graduation Career: Financial services and investment banking.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Energy Club, Finance Club, Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Dave Strickler

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education:
    B.S. in Spanish and Arabic from the United States Military Academy.

    Military Experience: Dave served as an Artillery Officer in the 10th Mountain Divisions, 82nd Airborne Division, and 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne). He deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a Fire Support Officer, and commanded an Airborne Artillery Battery on the Global Response Force mission.

    Post Graduation Career: Undecided.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Outdoors Club and Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Chris Selleck

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education:
    B.S. in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy.

    Military Experience: Chris served as an Engineer Officer for 5 years at Fort Carson, Colorado. He deployed with the 4th Engineer Battalion in support of OIF/OEF in 2009 and then with 1-67 Armor Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division in support of OEF in 2011. He held numerous positions including route clearance Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Battalion S-4, Battalion A/S-3, and Task Force Engineer.

    Post Graduation Career: Chris is interested in pursuing a career in general management and operations.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: General Management Club, Fuqua Hoops, and Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Mike Rybacki

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education:
    B.S. in System Engineering from the United States Military Academy.

    Military Experience: Mike served as a Rifle and Scout Platoon Leader in the 82nd Airborne Division and has commanded both HHC 1-507th PIR and A/1-15 IN. He has supported the Global War on Terror by leading infantry soldiers in both Afghanistan and Iraq.

    Post Graduation Career: Mike is an active duty officer who will serve as an academic instructor in the Department of Behavioral Science and Leadership at West Point. He will later return to operational ground forces in the U.S. Army after his assignment at West Point.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: General Management Club, Net Impact, and Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Kevin Tritch

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Navy

    Education: B.S. in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

    Military Experience: Kevin served as an F/A-18 pilot in the U.S. Navy. He deployed multiple times aboard aircraft carriers in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, while assigned to Strike Fighter Squadrons 94 and 137. Kevin also graduated from TOPGUN and was an instructor pilot at Strike Fighter Weapons School Pacific.

    Post Graduation Career: Currently pursuing summer internship opportunities.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Marketing Club, Finance Club, General Management Club, Tennis Club, and Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Richard Mozeleski

    Class of 2014

    Military Branch: United States Coast Guard

    Education: B.S. in International Business, Finance & Spanish from Northeastern University. One year exchange completed to Universidad Pontifica Comillas (ICAI-ICADE) in Madrid.

    Military Experience: Rich served as an officer in the U.S. Deployable Specialized Forces and conducted deployments worldwide, including to Operation Iraqi Freedom. At Tactical Law Enforcement Team South, he deployed as an Officer in Charge to conduct Counter Narcotics missions in conjunction with the U.S. and allied forces. Rich then served at the Maritime Security Response Team as the Deputy Operations Officer and an Assault Force Commander. Rich completed a seventh year of service as the Counter Drug officer and International and Inter-agency liaison at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Seventh District in Miami, Florida.

    Post Graduation Career: Management and strategy consulting.

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Consulting Club, Private Equity Club, Real Estate Club, and Duke Armed Forces Association.

  • Mark Boyle

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.S. in International Relations, United States Military Academy

    Military Experience: Mark served as an Infantry Officer in the 101st Airborne Divisions at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and the Third US Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Ft. Myer, Virginia. He held numerous positions including Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, and Battalion Training Officer. He deployed to Iraq in 2007.

    Area of Interest: Finance

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association; Finance Club

  • Herman Bulls

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.S. in Economics, United States Military Academy

    Military Experience: Herman served as an Infantry Officer in the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina from 2006-2008. He held the positions of Rifle Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer and executed a 16 month deployment to Iraq before being selected to serve as a General’s Aide for the Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Cadet Command. He attended the Marine Expeditionary Warfare School before commanding two Stryker Companies with 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division Stryker Brigade Combat Team. After a 12 month deployment to Afghanistan he was selected to serve as aide to the U.S. Army Alaska Commanding General before arriving at Fuqua.

    Area of Interest: Marketing

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association

  • Matt Christensen

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Navy

    Education: B.S. in Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech

    Military Experience: Matt completed three deployments to the western Pacific Ocean as a Submarine Officer aboard the USS OHIO (SSGN-726). He held numerous positions including Main Propulsion Assistant, Force Protection Officer, and Assistant Operations Officer. Matt then went on to serve as an Assistant Professor of Naval Science at the Virginia Military Institute Naval ROTC Unit.

    Areas of Interest: General Management and Finance

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association; General Management Club; Fuqua Hoops; Net Impact

  • Paul Escajadillo

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.A. in Political Science, San Diego State University

    Military Experience: Paul served as a Military Information Support Operations Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) in the 1st and 9th Military Information Support Battalions, United States Army Special Operations Command, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He held numerous positions including Tactical Team Leader, Product Development Detachment NCOIC, and S3 Plans & Exercises NCOIC. Paul deployed to Ecuador in 2007, Colombia in 2008, and Afghanistan in 2009-2010 and again in 2011.


    Areas of Interest:
     Marketing and Finance

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association; Black and Latino MBA Organization

  • Monica Frey

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Navy

    Education: B.M.E., James Madison University

    Military Experience: Monica is an active duty Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Supply Corps. She served as a division officer onboard USS CHOSIN (CG 65) (2004-07); Flag Lieutenant to Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command and 44th Chief of Supply Corps (2007-08); logistics operations officer on the Joint Staff (J-4) at the Pentagon (2008-10); military planner in the Political Military Affairs Section of U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan (2010-11); Cultural Support Team Advisor to Combined Forces Special Operations Component Command-Afghanistan (CFSOCC-A) (2011); and as the Principal Assistant for Logistics onboard USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN 77) (2011-13). She completed five deployments for OIF, OEF, and anti-piracy operations.

    Areas of Interest: Operations Management and Leadership and Ethics

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association

     

  • Marianna Hamilton

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.A. in Political Science, Wake Forest University

    Military Experience: Marianna served as an Aviation Officer in 1-17th Cavalry Squadron, 82d Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. She held numerous positions including Scout/Attack Platoon Leader, Troop Executive Officer, Squadron Assistant S-3, Squadron Personnel Officer, and Pilot-in-Command (OH-58DR’s). She deployed to Iraq in 2006 and attended the Military Intelligence Captain’s Career Course before becoming the Personnel Officer for the Denver Recruiting Battalion in 2009.


    Areas of Interest:
     Non-Profit Management and General Management

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Association of Women in Business; Net Impact; Duke Armed Forces Association; General Management Club; Christian Business Fellowship

  • Kevin Kalkwarf

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.S. in Economics, United States Military Academy

    Military Experience: Kevin served as an Aviation Officer in the U.S. Army Operational Test Command, 15th Military Intelligence Battalion, and Task Force ODIN (Iraq). He held numerous positions including Pilot-In-Command, Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Battalion Operations Officer, and Plans Officer. He deployed to Iraq in 2008-2009 and again in 2011.

    Areas of Interest: Marketing, General Management, and Corporate Finance

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association; General Management Club; Marketing Club

  • Kimberly Koss

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Navy

    Education: B.S. in Economics, United States Naval Academy

    Military Experience: Kimberly served as the Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer on USS TAYLOR (FFG 50) from 2007-2009. She served as the Damage Control Assistant on USS JOHN L HALL (FFG 32) from 2009-2011. Kimberly completed her Naval service as an Instructor of Anti-Submarine Warfare and Ship handling at the Surface Warfare Officers School from 2011-2013.

    Area of Interest: Operations Management

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Net Impact; General Management Club; Duke Armed Forces Association; Duke Club Volleyball

  • Tim McDonald

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.S. in Political Science, United States Military Academy

    Military Experience: Tim served in the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment (25th Infantry Division) as a Mobile Gun System Platoon Leader, Rifle Platoon Leader, and Company Executive Officer. He later commanded A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 73rd US Cavalry (82nd Airborne Division). Tim supported the Global War on Terror by leading these units in Iraq and Afghanistan, respectively.

    Area of Interest: Organization Development

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association; General Management Club; Energy Club

  • John Oliver

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.S. in Economics, United States Military Academy

    Military Experience: John served as an Infantry Officer in the 82nd Airborne where he deployed to Iraq as a Platoon Leader in 2007. He also served as the S-3 Air upon redeployment. John attended the Maneuver Captains Career Course and commanded two companies in 1-25th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, at Ft Wainwright, Alaska. He deployed his rifle company to Afghanistan in 2011 and took over Headquarters Company upon redeployment. John is now a Captain and a FA 50 Force Management Officer. He has completed the FA 50 qualification course and will work in the Pentagon upon graduation from Duke.

    Areas of Interest: General Management and Operations Management

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association

  • Matt Petrocci

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.S. in Biology, St. Joseph’s University (PA)

    Military Experience: Matt served as an Air Defense Artillery Officer in the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado as a Platoon Leader, Battery Executive Officer, Operations Officer, and Battalion Executive Officer. He was also a track athlete for the Army’s World Class Athlete Program and competed in domestic and international competitions including the 2011 World Military Games in Rio de Janeiro.

    Areas of Interest: Healthcare and Strategy

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Health Sector Management; Duke Armed Forces Association; Running and Triathlon Club; Duke BOLD

  • Stuart Smith

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.A. in Economics, The University of Texas at Austin

    Military Experience: Stuart served as an infantryman and a sniper in the 1-502 Infantry in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He deployed to Lutifiyah and Yusifiyah, Iraq from 2005-2006 and to Baghdad from 2007-2008.

    Area of Interest: Finance

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Finance Club; Duke Armed Forces Association; Duke Energy Club; Rugby Club

  • Jorge Soriano

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Marine Corps

    Education: B.A. in Economics, University of Southern California

    Military Experience: Jorge served as a Personnel Chief for the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division at Camp Pendleton, California. He deployed to Iraq in 2003, where he served as a Security Team Leader.  

    Area of Interest:  Investment Management and Social Entrepreneurship

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association; Asset Management Club; Net Impact; Black and Latino MBA Organization

  • Bering Tsang

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Marine Corps

    Education: B.S.E in Electrical Engineering, Duke University

    Military Experience: Bering served as the Chief of Staff to the National Intelligence Manager for East Asia in the Office for the Director of National Intelligence in Washington D.C. Prior to that, he served as an Intelligence Officer at 3d Intelligence Battalion in Okinawa, Japan. He held numerous positions including Team Commander, Regimental Intelligence Officer, and Company Executive Officer. Bering deployed to Iraq in 2008 and Afghanistan in 2009.

    Areas of Interest: Finance and General Management

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua:  Duke Armed Forces Association

  • Luis Spradley

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Marine Corps

    Education: B.B.A. Management, Texas Tech University

    Military Experience: Luis served as an Infantry Officer with the 2d Battalion, 7th Marines out of Twentynine Palms, California. He held the billets of rifle platoon commander, weapons platoon commander/fire support team leader, and advisor. Luis deployed to Southeast Asia with the 31st MEU in 2011 and to Sangin and Kajaki districts, Helmand Province, Afghanistan during the summer of 2012.

    Areas of Interest: Strategy and Business Development/Applied Economics

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association; Currently a first year MPP/MBA student.

  • Adrian Meyer

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Army

    Education: B.S. in Economics, United States Military Academ

    Military Experience: Adrian served as an Infantry Officer in the10th Mountain Division at FT Polk, Louisiana. His positions included Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, and Battalion Adjutant.  In 2010, he completed the Civil Affairs (CA) Qualification Course and subsequently served as a CA Officer in the 95th CA Brigade (Airborne) at FT Bragg, North Carolina. His positions included Team Leader, Company Operations Officer, and Battalion Operations Officer. He has deployed to Afghanistan in 2006, Iraq in 2007, Pakistan in 2010, and Qatar in 2012.

    Areas of Interest: Corporate Finance and Operations Management

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association; General Management Club; Culinary Club

  • Tom Moran

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Navy

    Education: B.A in History, College of the Holy Cross

    Military Experience: Tom served as Electrical Officer and Combat Information Center Officer on USS MAHAN (DDG 72) in Norfolk, Virginia and as Navigator on USS SHOUP (DDG 86) in Everett, Washington. Tom deployed to 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleets in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and coalition counter-piracy operations. Most recently, Tom served as a Class Officer and Instructor at Navy Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island.

    Areas of Interest:  Energy and Finance

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua:  Energy Club; Finance Club; Duke Armed Forces Association; Fuqua Hoops; Golf Club

  • Whit Morehouse

    Class of 2015

    Military Branch: United States Navy

    Education: B.S. in Economics, United States Naval Academy

    Military Experience: Whit served as a Nuclear Surface Warfare Officer. He held numerous positions including Combat Information Center Officer on the USS STEPHEN W. GROVES (FFG 29) and Reactor Propulsion Officer on the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71). He deployed to the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of Counter Drug Operations off the coast of South America in 2006 and to the Persian Gulf in 2009.

    Areas of Interest: Strategy and Management

    Clubs and Activities at Fuqua: Duke Armed Forces Association; General Management Club