UVA Darden Podcasts
The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 90: An Interview with Ashley Keating, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 90: An Interview with Ashley Keating, EMBA Class of 2020

October 25, 2019

In this episode, we catch up with Ashley Keating. Ashley is an EMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and we recently sat down with her to talk about her MBA journey: Why she decided to pursue an MBA, what brought her to Darden, and how she balances the demands of work, school and being a mom. Ashley is also in the process of launching her own venture, and during this conversation she also highlights VC Bootcamp, the Cav Angels group and some of the other resources that have allowed her to explore her entrepreneurial interests.

Experience Darden, Episode 33: An Interview with Darden Healthcare Club Leaders Casey Skittle and Rachel Leitner

Experience Darden, Episode 33: An Interview with Darden Healthcare Club Leaders Casey Skittle and Rachel Leitner

October 25, 2019

In this episode of the podcast we catch up with Second Year students, Cassandra “Casey” Skittle and Rachel Leitner. Casey and Rachel are both leaders in our Healthcare Club, and we recently sat down to talk with them about their interest in healthcare, what drew them to Darden, what they’ve enjoyed about the experience so far as well as their advice for students who are considering a career in the healthcare industry. Pro Tip: Casey is a MD/MBA student, and this podcast is highly recommended for anyone considering this dual degree.

Experience Darden, Episode 32: An Interview with Mike Lenox, Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer

Experience Darden, Episode 32: An Interview with Mike Lenox, Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer

October 18, 2019

In this episode of the Experience Darden podcast, we catch up with Mike Lenox. Mike is the Tayloe Murphy Professor of Business Administration as well as Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer for the Darden School of Business. We recently sat down with Mike to talk about what led him to Darden, why he’s passionate about sustainability and green innovation, what he feels distinguishes and defines the Darden MBA experience as well as his advice for prospective students.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 89: An Interview with Tiffany Pillifant, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 89: An Interview with Tiffany Pillifant, EMBA Class of 2020

October 18, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with Tiffany Pillifant. Tiffany is an EMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and she is also section representative for her class. We recently sat down with Tiffany to talk about her decision to pursue an MBA, how she balances school and the demands of being a mom, and her advice for women considering an MBA.

Experience Darden, Episode 31: Pride at Darden

Experience Darden, Episode 31: Pride at Darden

October 11, 2019

In honor of National Coming Out Day, we’re excited to share our recent conversation with two leaders of our Pride at Darden student organization, Lauren Habig and Dan Tempest. Lauren and Dan are both Second Year students in our Class of 2020, and we sat down with them to discuss their backgrounds, what led them to Darden, what Pride at Darden has in store for the coming year as well as their advice for prospective students.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 88: An Interview with Paul Kohnstamm, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 88: An Interview with Paul Kohnstamm, EMBA Class of 2020

October 11, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Paul Kohnstamm. Paul is an EMBA format in our Class of 2020, and he currently works on Capitol Hill. With our upcoming MBAs and Public Policy Information Session (18 October) on the horizon, we sat down with Paul to talk about his background, the case for an MBA for policy professionals, what he has enjoyed about the program so far, and his advice for prospective students. Pro Tip: Catch up on our earlier interviews with our program’s current and former politicos – Zack Golden, Julie Lassiter and Freddy Barnes/Steve Gilleland.

Experience Darden, Episode 30: An Interview with Marc Paulo Guzman, Associate Director for Diversity Recruitment

Experience Darden, Episode 30: An Interview with Marc Paulo Guzman, Associate Director for Diversity Recruitment

October 10, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Marc Paulo Guzman! Marc Paulo is Associate Director for Diversity Recruitment and a two-time guest on the podcast. We recently sat down with Marc Paulo to talk more about our recent Diversity Conference as well as the upcoming Consortium application deadline. Pro Tip: Be sure to also check out Marc Paulo’s earlier interview.

Experience Darden, Episode 29: An Interview with Temi Adekanbi, Class of 2020

Experience Darden, Episode 29: An Interview with Temi Adekanbi, Class of 2020

October 3, 2019

This week on the podcast, we catch up with Temitope “Temi” Adekanbi. Temi is a Second Year student in our Class of 2020 and President of Darden’s Black Business Student Association (BBSA). We recently sat down to talk about her summer internship in Seattle, her plans for her second year and what programming BBSA has in store in the year ahead.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 87: An Interview with Zack Golden, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 87: An Interview with Zack Golden, EMBA Class of 2020

October 3, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with Zack Golden. Zack is an EMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and we recently sat down to talk about his background in politics, why he decided to pursue an MBA, his upcoming global residency in India and his advice for prospective students who are wondering if now is the right time to go back to school.