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Purdue Krannert School of Management

Student Profiles

Name: Nate Gollmer

Major: Finance and Accounting

Graduation Year: 2019

Hometown: Frankton, IN and Shelbyville, IN

 

 

Favorite Purdue Tradition: Fountain Runs

Favorite Management Class: Business Law

What activities are you involved with through Purdue: Krannert Leadership Academy Executive Board, Purdue Student Government, Community Standards Board, Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity

Favorite Place to Eat at Purdue/West Lafayette: Jake’s Roadhouse

Favorite Krannert Memory: Sophomore year Doster Leadership Conference

Best Advice You’ve Ever Received: In a nutshell: Stop comparing yourself to other people; your only benchmark is yourself.

Favorite Motivational Quote: Always seek the giant.

Best Place to Study: Krach Leadership Center

What do you still have to check off your Purdue bucket list: The Windsor Challenge: stay in Windsor Dining Court from the time it opens to the time it closes.

Coolest Internship Experience: Presenting my final project to the President and VP of the company.

What three words best describe you: Industrious, Balanced, Thoughtful

Who is your leadership role model: I don’t have a leadership role model, per se, but I do look up to anyone who leads with an attitude of servitude and selflessness.

Hobbies: Running, Tennis, Architectural Design

What are your career ambitions: Corporate Finance, Tax Law, or Property Development

Volunteer Experiences: Helping kids prepare for state testing and various beatification projects

What transformational experiences have you engaged in: Attending the Doster Leadership Conference as a freshman really helped me understand what it means to be a Krannert student.

What are your goals for the upcoming year: One of my goals this year is to focus on networking with my peers, professors, and professional contacts on a more frequent basis. Who you know is everything in college and the real world.

 

Name:  Katarina McGuckin

Major: Finance

Minor: German

Concentrations: Analytical Consulting, International Business

Graduation Year:  May 2018

Hometown: Long Beach, IN

 

Favorite Purdue Tradition:  Fountain Run

Favorite Management Class: MGMT 472

What activities are you involved with through Purdue:  RA at Harrison Hall, President of the KLA Executive Board

Favorite Place to Eat at Purdue/West Lafayette:  Maru Sushi

Favorite Krannert Memory:  Getting connected with my buddy group in the Krannert Mentor Program

Best Advice You’ve Ever Received:  Always have a goal to work towards.

Favorite Motivational Quote:  "It always seems impossible until it's done" -Nelson Mandela

Best Place to Study:  A quiet cubicle in Hicks

What do you still have to check off your Purdue bucket list: Sled on Slayter Hill

Coolest Internship Experience:  Learning about German culture in my Purchasing Internship with Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America

What three words best describe you: Responsible, Listener, Kind

Who is your leadership role model: My Mom

Hobbies:  walking around campus, reading, and Netflix

What are your career ambitions: To have a full-time position where I can utilize my Finance degree and my fluency in German

Volunteer Experiences:  Overall, I have participated in a Mission Trip to Mississippi with St. Thomas Aquinas here at Purdue, Habitat for Humanity, Springification, and Natalie's Shelter.

What transformational experiences have you engaged in: My first internship where I was exposed to an example of how a company can function and the Mission Trip to Mississippi during my Freshman Year with St. Thomas Aquinas Church. 

What are your goals for the upcoming year: Earn a full-time position and graduate!