UVA Darden Podcasts
The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 100: An Interview with Caroline Clark, EMBA Class of 2021

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 100: An Interview with Caroline Clark, EMBA Class of 2021

December 6, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we’re excited to feature our first conversation with a member of our Class of 2021. We recently sat down with EMBA format students, Caroline Clark, to talk about her background, why she decided to pursue an MBA, what she’s enjoyed about her first few months at Darden, as well as her advice for prospective students.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 99: An Interview with Sameer Raina, GEMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 99: An Interview with Sameer Raina, GEMBA Class of 2020

November 26, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Sameer Raina. Sameer is a GEMBA format in our Class of 2020, and we recently sat down with him to talk about his background, what led him to Darden, his advice for doctors and healthcare professionals considering an MBA as well as why he feels ethics are a critical component of any business education.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 98: An Interview with Audrey Hartland, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 98: An Interview with Audrey Hartland, EMBA Class of 2020

November 25, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Audrey Hartland. Audrey is an EMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and we recently caught up with her to talk about her decision to pursue an MBA, her recent career transition, what it’s like to plan a wedding while balancing school, work and life, as well as her advice for prospective students.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 97: An Interview with Michelle Mullaney, GEMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 97: An Interview with Michelle Mullaney, GEMBA Class of 2020

November 23, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Michelle Mullaney. Michelle is a GEMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and she is also President of our Veteran Executive Students of Darden (VESD) student organization. Michelle comes from a healthcare background, and we recently sat down with her to talk about her decision to pursue an MBA, what it’s like to change jobs during the program, her advice for healthcare professionals considering an MBA and how her global residencies have shaped her MBA experience.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 96: An Interview with Rob Wiederecht, GEMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 96: An Interview with Rob Wiederecht, GEMBA Class of 2020

November 22, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Rob Wiederecht. Rob is a GEMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and we recently sat down to talk about why he decided to pursue an MBA, why he choose our Global Executive MBA format as well as how his MBA experience has helped him take the next step with his start-up idea.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 95: An Interview with Laura Bordoni of Darden’s Executive MBA Student Affairs Team

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 95: An Interview with Laura Bordoni of Darden’s Executive MBA Student Affairs Team

November 16, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Laura Bordoni. Laura works closely with our Class of 2021 as a Student Affairs resource, and we recently sat down to talk about her background, what she enjoys about working with executive format students, her tips for balancing the demands of work, life and school, as well as the extracurricular opportunities and support available to students in our Executive MBA Program.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 94: An Interview with Ron Cook, GEMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 94: An Interview with Ron Cook, GEMBA Class of 2020

November 13, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we welcome back Ron Cook. Ron is a two-time guest on the podcast, and we recently sat down to talk with him about his leadership roles with our Executive MBA Entrepreneurship Club and Black Executive MBA student organization, what he hopes to accomplish with these organizations this year, as well as his start-up in Kenya that will be the basis of a Global Consulting Project this year.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 93: An Interview with Connie Dunlop, Executive Director for Professional Advancement

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 93: An Interview with Connie Dunlop, Executive Director for Professional Advancement

November 8, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Connie Dunlop. Connie is a repeat guest on the podcast, and we recently sat down to discuss the decision to move the Professional Advancement Course (PAC) to Quarter 1 as well as the work she and Darden faculty have been doing to update the program’s experiential learning curriculum.

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The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 92: An Interview with Ladi Carr, Director for Global Executive Programs

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 92: An Interview with Ladi Carr, Director for Global Executive Programs

November 6, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Ladi Carr. Ladi is a repeat guest on the ExecMBA Podcast, and we invited her back to talk about our recent global innovations. Students in our Executive MBA Program now have as many as 12 global residencies from which to choose, and during this episode we discuss the new locations, the inspiration for the updates and the role the global residencies play in our curricular design.

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The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 91: An Interview with Allison Price and Jarrod Tibbs on Supporting Our Executive Format Students

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 91: An Interview with Allison Price and Jarrod Tibbs on Supporting Our Executive Format Students

November 1, 2019

A double feature! In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with two of the staff members who support our executive format students – Allison Price and Jarrod TibbsAllison is a member of our Executive MBA Program team and Jarrod leads the Distance Learning team that facilitates our online classes. We recently sat down with Allison and Jarrod to talk about their roles and what they enjoy about working with executive format students.