Derek Ricke

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Medicine Lodge, Kansas

Area of research interest
Corporate governance, ethics and prevention of corruption

Master’s degree
MBA with certificates in Finance and Entrepreneurship; UCLA Anderson

Bachelor’s degree
Geographic Information Systems with engineering track in Computer Science, United States Military Academy at West Point

What are some of your hobbies?
Reading, games, woodworking, getting outdoors occasionally



Where did/are you working while earning your PhD?
HPC Solutions

What is your current position?
Director of Program Management

Why have you decided to pursue a PhD?
Mostly for self-fulfillment

Why did you choose to get your PhD from the Daniels College of Business?
It’s a well respected institution that’s close by.

What are your career goals or dream job after you complete your PhD?
I think I’d like to collaborate on research with others for a time while continuing my current role for a while; eventually maybe transition into a teaching job.

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