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    Anir Bhattacharyya

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2013

    I am pursuing my MBA to strengthen my finance, marketing and accounting skills which will help me advance in my career. While growing professionally, I would also like to create a positive impact on every human being I come across by utilizing my improved functional skills and a core value called passion.

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  • Arturo Fagundo

    Arturo Fagundo

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2012

    I collected a bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from M.I.T. As a development manager at VMware, I had the opportunity to build out a new product and grew it into a successful part of the business. It was a great opportunity to learn about the business side of technology and inspired me to go back to school and get an MBA at Fuqua.

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  • Denny Singh

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2015

    I live in Raleigh and currently lead strategy consulting for a bank. I joined the program for finance and leadership training and to broaden my perspective, which has included a slow conversion to a Duke sports fan.

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    Emmanuel Kisamo

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2013

    I was born and raised in Tanzania, East Africa, and have lived in the US since 1994. For fun, I enjoy sports, outdoor activities, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. I am excited to be part of The Fuqua School of Business, and a part of the Blue Devil pride and spirit!

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  • Greg Ryan

    Greg Ryan

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2012

    I am a finance professional, reserve military officer, and entrepreneur. I am thrilled to be affiliated with Fuqua, and prior to matriculating, I enjoyed meeting several Duke students, staff, and alumni. I’ve always been impressed by their pride and passion.

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  • Haley Gray

    Haley Gray

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2012

    I’m currently a senior software quality engineer at EMC in Research Triangle Park (RTP). I’m also a proud mother to four young children. I stay active in the community, serving as a Girl Scout Leader and Cookie Manager for two troops.

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  • Harsha Cheruku

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of Class of 2015

    I'm from India and lived there until a few years ago when my career brought me to North Carolina. My current role is a consultant for a technology company and I enjoy cooking and traveling in my free time.

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  • Horatio Jones, IV

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2013

    I started the program living and working in Durham, and took a promotion midway through and moved... Read More

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  • Jay Patel

    Jay Patel

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2013

    I am currently an Advisory Software Engineer at IBM, located in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. I am pursuing my MBA to cultivate both my leadership skills and entrepreneurial spirit. I chose Duke because of its exceptional executive program — defined by its diverse student body, world class faculty, and reputation for excellence — which I believe is the framework to develop strong, passionate leaders.

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  • Duke Fuqua Weekend Executive MBA student blogger Jennifer Perkins

    Jennifer Perkins

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of Class of 2015

    I completed by MD at Dartmouth in 2003 and have been on faculty at Duke... Read More

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    Matt Sumner

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2014

    I work in the Durham area as Director of Global Video at MetLife focusing on communications. Back at home, I own a small hobby farm that fits in with the simple and relaxing lifestyle that I enjoy. Attending Fuqua will provide an opportunity to learn innovative ways to energize teams I lead, and I look forward to the MBA journey.

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  • Meghann Wing

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2013

    I live in Richmond, Virginia, where I work as a senior manager of financial analysis at Capital One. I am pursuing my MBA to focus on improving my leadership and soft skills, to help me continue to advance within finance at Capital One.

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  • Michelle Vasu

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2014

    I grew up in Virginia and live in Charlottesville now where I work for PRA, a contract search organization in the pharmaceutical industry. I have been an avid reader and writer since my childhood and enjoy traveling with my husband.

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    Nancy Zimmerman

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2013

    I’m a North Carolina girl, born and raised. I grew up in Lexington, where barbecue is king and grits are a food group. My background is in marketing, which has allowed me to develop an understanding of what makes consumers tick. I joined Fuqua to hone my leadership and soft skills and acquire critical quantitative skills.

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  • Paulina Bolton, Weekend Executive MBA student at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business

    Paulina Bolton

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2015

    I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, as the eldest of 6 girls. Yes, all girls equals fun... Read More

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  • Rob Borham

    Robert Borham

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2012

    I pursued my MBA in order to transition out of the world of finance and into general management or product/brand management. Outside of work and school, I like to spend time with my family and friends traveling, trying new things, and spending time outdoors.

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    Sayeed Mahmood

    Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2014

    I was born in India and lived there for my early childhood before moving to Oman for my teen years, and then moved to the States when I started college. Currently I manage software projects for IBM where I've been for over 5 years.

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