UVA Darden Podcasts
The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 32: An Interview with Callie Thompson, Director of Executive Degree Programs

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 32: An Interview with Callie Thompson, Director of Executive Degree Programs

July 30, 2018

In this episode, we continue our spotlight on the start of school with an interview with Callie Thompson. Callie is Director of Executive Degree Programs and leads the team of staff members who support our executive format students. We sat down with Callie to talk with her about the first Leadership Residency, LR1, and her advice for students as they navigate the first weeks of the program.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 31: An Interview with Colin Hood and Teeja Boye, The Executive Student Investment Fund

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 31: An Interview with Colin Hood and Teeja Boye, The Executive Student Investment Fund

July 27, 2018

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we talk with Colin Hood and Teeja Boye, members of our Class of 2019 and two of the leaders of our Executive Student Investment Fund (ESIF). ESIF is one of six student organizations in our Executive MBA Program, and we spoke with Colin and Teeja about their goals and plans for ESIF in the coming months, and their experience as executive format students, as they enter their second year in the program.

 

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 30: An Interview with Executive MBA Assistant Dean Barbara Millar

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 30: An Interview with Executive MBA Assistant Dean Barbara Millar

July 19, 2018

In this episode of the ExecMBA podcast, with the start of school just a few weeks away, we talk with Barbara Millar, Assistant Dean for the Executive MBA Program. Barbara has worked with executive format students at Darden for over a decade, and we asked her advice for students starting the program.

Hear Barbara's previous podcast interviews at the links below:

https://listen.darden.virginia.edu/e/the-execmba-podcast-episode-4-an-interview-with-executive-mba-assistant-dean-barbara-millar-part-1/

https://listen.darden.virginia.edu/e/the-execmba-podcast-episode-8-an-interview-with-executive-mba-assistant-dean-barbara-millar-part-2/

 

 

 

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 29: An Interview with Melissa Stefaniak, EMBA Class of 2019

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 29: An Interview with Melissa Stefaniak, EMBA Class of 2019

July 12, 2018

In this episode of the ExecMBA podcast, we talk with Melissa Stefaniak, a 2019 EMBA format student, about her business start-up, Single Baked Sweets. Melissa is spending the summer as part of Darden’s iLab incubator, and we recently sat down to discuss her venture, how her classmates have helped her as she launches her business, and how the case method has pushed her to grow as a leader.