We asked the alumni celebrating a birthday today (September 15), "Where are you now?" Here's what they said:
Rebecca Blank MBA '07
I'm living in Langhorne, PA, working just across the border at Church & Dwight, Co. in NJ. I'm on the Fabric Care innovation team helping to launch new products for the Arm & Hammer brand. This has been great since I'm doing a lot more laundry now that I have a 7-month-old!
Andres Bustamante MBA '99
I will be 47 September 15. I'm married to Marisol Bustamante, who was a Fuqua spouse during my years at Duke, father of three, Carolina, 15, Isabella, 12, and Andrés, 8. Carolina got her name from North Carolina and always remind us of what a great experience it was attending Duke, and how wonderful those years were in NC. I´m currently working for Prima AFP, the leading pension fund in Peru as Customer Service Manager, were I am responsible for customer satisfaction of more than 1.5 million clients. This year I have been recognized by Credicorp (Prima´s parent company) for my 20 years of service.
Nilesh Gandhi MBA '05
Based in Boston, MA, USA. Traveling internationally with Oberthur Technologies leading Product Management for an innovative digital/mobile payments platform for global wireless service providers.
Chia-Kang Kung MBA '07
It's my tenth year in the Bay Area, having worked at Apple, NetApp, Cisco, and currently as Sr. Supply Chain Manager at Juniper. More excitingly, I'm going to be a first-time uncle, as my brother and sister-in-law eagerly await the September arrival of Baby Finley!
Pam Kurtzman MBA '94
My husband, Matt, and I continue to live in Dallas with our two daughters. I work as the Director of the National Jewish Federation Bond Program assisting Jewish organizations with capital project financings. In my spare time, I am training for the Susan G. Komen 3 Day Walk in Dallas in November. To hear more about my story or support my effort, go to www.tinyurl.com/incahooters.
Alex Michalko MBA '10
I'm in Seattle, working on the sustainability team at Amazon.
Carol Monaco MBA '86
I'm living in Colorado with my husband, Jim, and last year launched a nonprofit organization, Wild Once More Rehabilitation (www.wildoncemore.org or www.facebook.com/wildoncemore), that raises orphaned and injured wildlife and returns them to the wild. I have also been running a market research business, MarketWise Insights, Inc. (www.marketwiseinsights.com) for 16 years.
Mike Morris MBA '00
Last October after 20+ years in corporate America, I ditched my suit and tie for shorts and flip flops when my wife, Sonali, and I opened up our second Goldfish Swim School in the Cleveland area. Goldfish teaches children ages four months to 12 years of age swim safety and swim instruction in our state-of-the-art aquatic facility. When we are not working, you can often find us at a local pool watching Madan (12) and Kaila (11) swim for the Solon Stars, an area swim club.
Fei Pan MMS '16
I am currently living in Sunnyvale in the Bay area and working at Google. It is my dream company and dream city. I like everything here and feel so grateful every day. Always miss Fuqua family.
Gerald Richardson MBA '08
I'm an entrepreneur and realtor. Co-owner / partner of iNvictus Office Center and realtor with the Nicole James Real Estate Group.
Mengmeng Shao MMS '12
I am currently living in Chicago with my husband, Kevin, who is also a Fuqua alum. I started working for Kraft Heinz Finance team earlier this year. Shoot me a note if anyone visiting Chicago wants to connect over coffee.
Edmund Wong MBA '05
I am now living in Hong Kong with my lovely wife, Ellen, and our 20-month-old daughter, Andrea. We look forward to our second daughter coming in the end of October. I am currently working in the Corporate Finance team at Standard Chartered Bank.
Jaclyn Wuebbles MBA '12
I moved to Allen, TX, after graduating from Fuqua in 2014 and still live there with my husband, Alan, and my dog, Maverick. I am a Human Resources Business Partner at Cisco Systems supporting our Internet of Things and Collaboration business units. I am looking forward to going back to Fuqua in October to recruit!