UVA Darden Podcasts
The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 69: An Interview with Natalie Cucchiara, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 69: An Interview with Natalie Cucchiara, EMBA Class of 2020

April 26, 2019

Natalie is an Executive MBA (EMBA) format student in our Class of 2020, and we recently caught up with her to talk with her decision, as a journalist, to pursue an MBA, what she’s enjoyed about the experience so far and her recent global residency in China.

Experience Darden, Episode 13: The Consulting Club at Darden

Experience Darden, Episode 13: The Consulting Club at Darden

April 26, 2019

Consulting is consistently of the top industries for Darden graduates, and in this episode of the podcast, we sit down with two leaders of our Consulting Club, Devon Pagoaga and Michelle Ingold, to talk about the club and how it supports students seeking a career in consulting.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 68: An Interview with Mike Doerr, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 68: An Interview with Mike Doerr, EMBA Class of 2020

April 19, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with Mike Doerr. Mike is an Executive MBA (EMBA) format student in our Class of 2020, and he comes from a political and, most recently, tech start-up background. We sat down to talk about how he decided to pursue an MBA, what he’s enjoyed about his experience so far and his advice for prospective students.

Experience Darden, Episode 12: An Interview with Jordan Clarke, Class of 2019

Experience Darden, Episode 12: An Interview with Jordan Clarke, Class of 2019

April 19, 2019

In this episode of the Experience Darden podcast, we sit down with Second Year student, Jordan Clarke. Jordan came to Darden after a career in professional basketball, and we talked with him about his MBA journey, his experience as a Consortium applicant as well as some of his extracurricular activities – the Darden Prison Program and Second Year coaching.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 67: An Interview with Shristi Kauffman, GEMBA Class of 2019

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 67: An Interview with Shristi Kauffman, GEMBA Class of 2019

April 10, 2019

In this episode, we catch up with GEMBA format student, Shristi Kauffman (Class of 2019). We sat down with Shristi to talk about her MBA journey, what led her to Darden, her role as a leader in our Executive Student Investment Fund (ESIF) student organization and how her experience as a GEMBA format student has shaped her outlook on business.

Experience Darden, Episode 11: The Darden Partners Association

Experience Darden, Episode 11: The Darden Partners Association

April 8, 2019

In this episode of the Experience Darden podcast, we catch up with three Darden Partners, Sara Portman, Ellie Hoffman and Hannah Daniel. Sara, Ellie and Hannah are leaders in the Darden Partners Association (DPA), and we sat down with them to talk about their experience in Charlottesville and their advice for partners.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 66: An Interview with Jim Collins, Executive Director, Associate Director of Career Education and Advising

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 66: An Interview with Jim Collins, Executive Director, Associate Director of Career Education and Advising

April 4, 2019

In this episode, we welcome back to the pod, Associate Director of Career Education and Advising, Jim Collins. In this conversation, Jim shares his insights for military candidates seeking to leverage an MBA to facilitate a career transition. And be sure to check out Jim’s previous episodes on networking and climbing within an organization.  

Experience Darden, Episode 10: An Interview with Taylor Fisher, Assistant Director of Admissions

Experience Darden, Episode 10: An Interview with Taylor Fisher, Assistant Director of Admissions

April 4, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Assistant Director of Admissions, Taylor Fisher. Taylor leads our Future Year Scholars Program recruitment efforts, and we recently sat down to talk more about this deferred enrollment program for college seniors and fifth year master’s students.