UVA Darden Podcasts
The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 28: An Interview with Charlotte Robertson, MBA ‘18

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 28: An Interview with Charlotte Robertson, MBA ‘18

June 29, 2018

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with Charlotte Robertson, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2018 and a recent Poets and Quants Best & Brightest selection. We talk with Charlotte about her decision to pursue an MBA, how her experiences in the program shaped her work as Director of Restaurants, Las Vegas for ThinkFoodGroup by Jose Andres, and how she used her Innovation and Design Thinking elective to help solve a challenge at one of her restaurants.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 27: An Interview with Elan Freedy, EMBA Class of 2019

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 27: An Interview with Elan Freedy, EMBA Class of 2019

June 22, 2018

With our last deadline of the 2018 admissions cycle – 25 June – just a few days away, we sit down with Elan Freedy, a 2019 EMBA format in our Charlottesville section. We talk with Elan about how he chose Darden, what drew him to the Charlottesville section, what he enjoys most about being an executive format student, and his goals for his remaining time in the program.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 26: An Interview with Jim Collins, Career Advisor: Executive MBA Students

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 26: An Interview with Jim Collins, Career Advisor: Executive MBA Students

June 6, 2018

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we talk with Jim Collins, one of two career advisors who support our executive format students. In this conversation, we explore how Jim and his colleague, Sarita Soldz, work with “climbers,” those students who wish to move up within their organization. We also touch upon what Jim loves about working with executive format students and how Darden’s career team supports students across the life cycle of the career development process.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 25: An Interview with Hans Lauzen, EMBA Class of 2019

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 25: An Interview with Hans Lauzen, EMBA Class of 2019

June 1, 2018

In this episode of the ExecMBA podcast, we talk with Hans Lauzen, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2019, about what he enjoys about being a member of the Charlottesville section and a student in the Executive MBA Program, what attracted him to Darden, and his advice for prospective students.