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
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!