UVA Darden Podcasts
The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 74: An Interview with Abigail Pape, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 74: An Interview with Abigail Pape, EMBA Class of 2020

May 31, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Abigail Pape, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2020. Abigail is a doctor and she is based in Portland, Oregon, and we sat down with her to talk about why she decided to pursue an MBA, how she manages the demands of work, life and the program and her advice for doctors considering Darden’s executive formats.

Experience Darden, Episode 18: An Interview with Marc Paulo Guzman, Associate Director of Diversity Recruitment

Experience Darden, Episode 18: An Interview with Marc Paulo Guzman, Associate Director of Diversity Recruitment

May 31, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Marc Paulo Guzman, Associate Director of Diversity Recruitment. We sat down with Marc Paulo about what attracted him to his current role, why he’s passionate about diversity recruitment and his recommendations for prospective students considering Darden.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 73: A Return Interview with Jonas Porcar-Ferrer and Bhavin Patel, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 73: A Return Interview with Jonas Porcar-Ferrer and Bhavin Patel, EMBA Class of 2020

May 23, 2019

They’re back! In this episode of the podcast, we continue our ongoing conversation with Jonas Porcar-Ferrer and Bhavin Patel, two students in our Class of 2020. We caught up with Jonas and Bhavin during a recent weekend residency in Rosslyn to talk about their Quarters 4 and 5 classes, Bhavin’s recent China global residency and how their experience in the program is shaping their work.

Experience Darden, Episode 17: An Interview with Mike Dineen and Jordan Hart, First Year Student Admissions Committee

Experience Darden, Episode 17: An Interview with Mike Dineen and Jordan Hart, First Year Student Admissions Committee

May 23, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with two members of our First Year Student Admissions Committee, Mike Dineen and Jordan Hart. We sat down with Mike and Jordan to talk about their lives before business school, what attracted them to Darden and highlights from their first year in Charlottesville.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 72: Admissions Tips and Insights for EMBA Applicants

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 72: Admissions Tips and Insights for EMBA Applicants

May 17, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we offer admissions tips and insights for applicants targeting our June 10 and June 25 deadlines. Admissions Committee members Brett Twitty and Katherine Alford highlight upcoming events, share admissions advice and potential next steps for candidates seeking to put their best foot forward as we wrap up our 2019 admissions cycle.

Experience Darden, Episode 16: An Interview with Morolake Thompson, Class of 2020

Experience Darden, Episode 16: An Interview with Morolake Thompson, Class of 2020

May 17, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Morolake Thompson. Morolake is a member of our Class of 2020, and she will be serving as a Consortium liaison in the coming year. We caught up with her to talk about her MBA journey, what led her to Darden and she has enjoyed about her first year experience.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 71: An Interview with Savannah Guernsey, EMBA Class of 2019

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 71: An Interview with Savannah Guernsey, EMBA Class of 2019

May 10, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA podcast, we catch up with Savannah Guernsey. Savannah is an EMBA format student in our Class of 2019, and we sat down to talk about why she decided to pursue an MBA, how her career plans evolved over her time in the program and her advice for prospective students.

Experience Darden, Episode 15: An Interview with Anne McKenna, Class of 2019

Experience Darden, Episode 15: An Interview with Anne McKenna, Class of 2019

May 10, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Second Year student, Anne McKenna. We sat down with Anne to talk about her decision to pursue an MBA, the evolution of her career interests during her time at Darden and her advice for prospective students.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 70: An Interview with Connor Lott, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 70: An Interview with Connor Lott, EMBA Class of 2020

May 6, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with Connor Lott, an EMBA format student in our Class of 2020. Connor is also a veteran, and we sat down to talk with him about his MBA journey, his recent participation in Darden’s Venture Capital Bootcamp and his advice for military service members considering an MBA.

Experience Darden, Episode 14: An Interview with Derek Debruhl, Cass of 2019

Experience Darden, Episode 14: An Interview with Derek Debruhl, Cass of 2019

May 6, 2019

Derek is a veteran and a leader of the Darden Military Association (DMA), and we recently caught up with him to talk more about how he decided to pursue an MBA, what led him to Darden, and how the DMA has shaped his Darden experience.