Ralf Kloeckner

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I’m from Hamburg, Germany, and studied international relations in undergrad. I’m a husband and father, and an avid basketball fan (Go DUKE!). I worked as a microfinance consultant and a business intelligence sales consultant before business school. I spent many years living, studying, and then working in Russia and the Ukraine — where winters are endless, freezing, snowy and grey. That was the major part of my life prior to Fuqua.

I underwent a major transition to move to Durham and attend Fuqua. It was actually very enjoyable! My tip is to try to hold on to being yourself and never lose your sense of humor.

While at Fuqua, I did a concentration in decision sciences and financial analysis, and had an awesome summer internship.

Posts by Ralf

Fuqua on Board

This is the final week of the MBA for me. Looking back, one of the most memorable experiences has definitively been Fuqua on Board (FoB)... Read More

Concentrations: Which to Choose?

Concentrations are a funny thing: they are completely optional in most business schools. So, why should we choose one in the first place, and which... Read More
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