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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.

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.

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.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 86: An Interview with Alicia Braxton, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 86: An Interview with Alicia Braxton, EMBA Class of 2020

September 19, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with Alicia Braxton. Alicia is an EMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and we sat down to talk about her background in marketing, what led her to pursue an MBA, and how she found her voice in the classroom.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 85: The Class of 2020 Community Reps

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 85: The Class of 2020 Community Reps

September 12, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with two members of our Class of 2020, Katie Bolton and Andrew Moore. Katie and Andrew serve as community reps for their class, and we recently sat down to talk more about their MBA journey, what led them to Darden, what attracted them to their current leadership roles and their advice for prospective students.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 84: An Interview with recent graduate Jason Starkey (MBA ‘19)

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 84: An Interview with recent graduate Jason Starkey (MBA ‘19)

September 6, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with Jason Starkey, a recent graduate in our Class of 2019. We sat down with Jason right before Leadership Residency 2 (LR 2), the program’s final academic activity, to talk about his MBA journey, his experience launching an VR start-up and his advice for prospective students.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 83: An Interview with Callie Thompson, Director of Executive Degree Programs

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 83: An Interview with Callie Thompson, Director of Executive Degree Programs

August 23, 2019

In this episode, we catch up with Callie Thompson, Director of Executive Degree Programs. We recently sat down with Callie to talk more about Leadership Residency (LR1) and what she enjoys about working with executive format students. 

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 82: Our New Executive MBA Application

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 82: Our New Executive MBA Application

August 13, 2019

In this episode, we celebrate the launch of our new Executive MBA application! Targeting our Executive Class of 2022? This episode in a must-listen. Join Director of Admissions, Brett Twitty, and Senior Associate Director of Admissions, Katherine Alford, as they review this year’s application and share tips and insights for executive format applicants.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 81: An Interview with Morgan Oblinsky, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 81: An Interview with Morgan Oblinsky, EMBA Class of 2020

August 9, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with Morgan Oblinsky. Morgan is an Executive MBA format student in our Class of 2020, and he is also one of the newly elected leaders of our Veteran Executive Students at Darden (VESD) student organization. We sat down to talk with Morgan about his decision to pursue an MBA, how he is managing his transition from the Navy to the private sector and his advice for prospective students.

 

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 80: An Interview with Candie Jones, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 80: An Interview with Candie Jones, EMBA Class of 2020

August 2, 2019

In this episode of the ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with Candie Jones. Candie is an EMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and she is also the newly elected President of our Black Executive MBA student organization. We sat down with Candie to talk more about her experience in the program, her recent global residency in China and her passion for diversity and inclusion.