Fuqua School of Business Awards Degrees to 108 Graduates of The Duke MBA—Weekend Executive
October 17, 2004
DURHAM , N.C. - Duke's Fuqua School of Business will graduate the 19th class of The Duke MBA—Weekend Executive program on October 24 at 1:00 p.m. in Page Auditorium. The 108 graduates hail from 18 states and represent a variety of industries.
David Gardner, founder and co-chairman of the board of The Motley Fool, will deliver the commencement address.
The Duke MBA—Weekend Executive program is designed for middle-to-upper level managers who attend classes on Friday and Saturday of alternate weekends for 20 months. The first Weekend Executive class graduated in 1984, and new classes enter each February.
Following is a list of The Duke MBA—Weekend Executive class of 2004 graduates from North Carolina :
Apex: James R. Natale, EMC Corporation; Jack N. Pinkerman, Jr., EMC Corporation; Adam L. Sheriff, CRB; Mark L. Singleton, IBM Corporation
Arden: Brady D. Ericson, BorgWarner, Inc.; Kristina M. Kuehnel, Bosch Rexroth
Cary : Pratik Gupta, IBM Corporation; Marcelo Magno, Cisco Systems, Inc.; Michael J. Mizeur, BlueCross BlueShield; Srijib K. Mukherjee, Progress Energy; Michael S. Stringfellow, Berk-Tek
Chapel Hill : Jonathon Fendelman, IBM Corporation; Jaideep M. Mirchandani, NCR/Teradata; Edward E. Philpot, GlaxoSmithKline
Charlotte: Rangan Bandyopadhyay, IBM Corporation; Kevin M. Breen, Wachovia Corporation; Courtenay R. Buchan, Wachovia Corporation; Alexander S. Burris, Summit Properties Inc.; Srihari Burugapalli, ZF Lemforder Corporation; John C. Durrant, Bank of America; Paul F. Greywall, Trinity Consultants, Inc.; Christopher M. Pendergrast, Goodrich Corporation; Krishna V. Ravula, Goodrich Corporation; Anjan J. Shah, Microsoft Corporation; Manish Sharma, Mavril Corporation; Darryl J. Torres, Solectron Corporation
Concord : G. Mark Pieper, Jr., Solectron Corporation
Cramerton: Gregory A. Terchick, PPG Industries
Durham: Ramamohan Challa, Auriga Systems, Inc.; Jamil Khan, Duke University; Carrie B. Painter, Duke Corporate Education; Deborah Taylor Rudi, GlaxoSmithKline; Edwyn A. Tiryakian, Argentum Capital Management; David E. VanSpybrook, Cisco Systems, Inc.;
Fuquay Varina: Roy E. Cook, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Gastonia : Lars A. Hedenborg, Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.
Holly Springs : John K. Bay, Deere & Company
Huntersville: Mahesh V. Subramanium, KPMG LLP
Kernersville: S. Anthony McAdoo, Volvo Trucks North America
Lewisville : James P. Flynn, Sara Lee Branded Apparel
Matthews: Michael J. Walsh, Wachovia Corporation
New Bern : Homer Faidas, Coastal Oncology & Hematology
Pinehurst: Randall R. Hernandez, Elkay Manufacturing Company
Pittsboro: David G. Bolin, BASF
Raleigh : Thomas R. Bakita, Cisco Systems, Inc.; Christopher M. Conrad, Sanmina-SCI; Hearl P. Faulkner, Jr., IBM Corporation; Jeffrey A. Haley, IBM Corporation; Mark P. Kust, Oak9 Solutions LLC; Virginia M. Mahaney, QlikTech International; Ewen V. Riddell, Cisco Systems, Inc.; Zulfikar N. Sidi, SAS Institute; Wendy L. Webster, Duke University Hospital
Wake Forest : Alejandro Escoto Lozano, Flextronics; Christopher S. Rasmussen, GlaxoSmithKline; Sean Raynor, Brunswick New Technologies; Mark W. Reiff, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Harold C. Surface III, Mead Westvaco Corporation
Winston-Salem : Sumanta K. Pal, GMAC Insurance; Melanie A. Henson, Sara Lee Corporation
Following is a list of The Duke MBA - Weekend Executive class of 2004 graduates from states other than North Carolina :
California : Hetal K. Pandya, Tellme Networks, Inc.
District of Columbia : Timothy P. Komosa, Fannie Mae; Laura J. Quinting, CarrAmerica; Joel P. Reiser, Softek Storage Solutions Corporation
Florida : Luis E. Garcia, Full Sail; Philipp N. Ludwig, Horizon Media Group Corporation
Georgia : Ravi Heggadadevankote, Oracle Corporation; Jeffrey M. Hehir, Georgia-Pacific Corporation; Justin S. MacFarlane, Clarkston Consulting; Christian A. Oliver, Manduca Ventures; David L. Roper, Empire Tickets
Illinois : James W. Humphries, Jr., Hollister Incorporated; Chaitanya A. Joglekar, USATODAY.com
Indiana : John R. Brooks, Brooks Construction Company, Inc.
Maryland : Niloofar Boroumand Rad, Verizon Communications, Inc.; Cheryl L. Jones, Northridge Capital
Massachusetts : Songhua Zhang, Philips Medical Systems
Michigan : Michael T. Mixon, Textron-Cone Drive Operation
Minnesota : Lauren Demski Geraghty, Honeywell International, Inc.
New York : Erik J. Hoffman, Getty Images; Michael J. Raposa, IN Demand
Ohio : Todd R. Nelson, Abbott Laboratories
Pennsylvania : Manoj Gulati, UBICS, Inc.; Timothy J. Hessert, National Gypsum Company
South Carolina: Richard M. D'Amato II, The Shaw Group; Nathan J. Leehman, Michelin North America; Srikanth Sankaranarayanan, Honeywell International, Inc.
Tennessee : Gary R. McDermott, Eastman Chemical; Brian J. Young, Wright Medical Technology
Virginia: Danesh S. Aghdam, Johnson Controls, Inc.; Stephanie L. Blankenship, MedImmune, Inc.; Kenneth R. Cowen, Earl Industries; Herbert O. Ehresman III, Capital One Financial Corporation; Ronald L. Hodge, General Electric Company; Gagan Kanjlia, Capital One Financial Corporation; Namit Kapoor, Booz Allen; Feng Lu, CSOSA; Raymond Pennino, C.B. Fleet Company, Inc.; William G. Quinn, Circuit City; David H. Ramsburg II, Innovative Wireless Technologies; Jason T. Robbins, Recycland, LLC; Patrick J. Sheridan, Level 3 Communications, LLC; Jennifer Matune Smith, Time Life Music; Susan S. Swayze; Atulya K. Tiwari, Shoonya USA, Inc.
Washington State : Felix S. Chew, University of Washington School of Medicine ; Dixon L. Miller, Microsoft Corporation
Wisconsin : Michael R. Eggleston, General Electric Company