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One lucky duck - Alumni Profiles
June 2012 Issue
Knowing how to butcher a duck might not seem like that helpful of a task, but it got Peter Dale (ABJ ’99) to where he is today. He can thank his father, who is a poultry science professor at UGA. “I was really familiar with chickens and could butcher one no problem. And ducks and chickens essentially are all birds, so the first job I got I just nailed it,” Dale recalls. “That gave me some credibility even though I knew nothing about anything else.” Dale began his career in politics, working for then-U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, who is now Georgia’s governor. “Every culture in the world is represented in D.C. with the restaurants there, so I ate really interesting food from all over. But after a year and a half I got burned out on politics,” Dale says. He then came back to Athens to pursue higher education administration and worked as a recruiter and fundraiser for the UGA Honors …
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