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Rattakan Kruakaew

Executive Assistant to Dean De Carolis

Rattakan Kruakaew 

Rattakan Kruakaew joined the Close School in June 2018 as an Executive Assistant to Dean De Carolis. In her role, she provides administrative support to the Dean and works closely with faculty and staff to support the success of the School's entrepreneurial programs. She is delighted to be part of the Close School and looks forward to learning and contributing her skills and knowledge with the team.

Rattakan has many years’ experience working in higher education. Prior to the Close School, she provided senior management administrative support at Temple University, RowanSOM and ECFMG®. In addition, at ECFMG, she evaluated medical credentials of foreign medical doctors who wished to practice in the United States.

Rattakan holds a B.A. in Public Administration from Chiang Mai University, Thailand, an M.S. in Clinical and Counseling Psychology and an M.S. in Administration of Human Services from Chestnut Hill College. She is originally from Thailand and became a US citizen in 2005. Outside of work, Rattakan enjoys spending time with and training her two very energetic German Shepherds.