Mr. Rudolph K. Kluiber, CFA MBA, is Member-Supervisory Board at Wessanen NV and Managing Director & Portfolio Manager at Shepherd Kaplan Krochuk LLC.
He is on the Board of Directors at Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. and Wessanen NV. Mr. Kluiber has been involved with investment research and management since 1989.
Mr. Kluiber was the portfolio manager of the State Street Research Aurora Small Cap Value Fund from the fund's inception in 1995 until 2001. From August 1989 to October 1994, Mr. Kluiber was a high yield analyst, trader and assistant portfolio manager with State Street Research High Yield Fund. Mr. Kluiber analyzed a variety of industries including gaming companies, paper and forest products manufacturers, auto parts manufacturers, aerospace companies, retailers, chemical companies, oil service providers, soft drink bottling companies, packaging companies, and special situations.
He holds an AB in geology, cum laude, from Harvard College and an MBA from the Anderson School of the University of California Los Angeles.