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The ExecMBA Podcast #144: EMBA Alumni David Black (MBA ‘19) and Heather Townsend (MBA ‘19) of Even Health

The ExecMBA Podcast #144: EMBA Alumni David Black (MBA ‘19) and Heather Townsend (MBA ‘19) of Even Health

October 23, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with David Black and Heather Townsend. David and Heather are both graduates in our Executive MBA Class of 2019, and they recently launched a mental health-focused venture, Even Health. We recently connected with David and Heather via Zoom to talk more about their background, what led them to start a business, what Even Health is all about and more.

The ExecMBA Podcast #143: Janeth Gomez (MBA’17), Alumna of the GEMBA Class of 2017

The ExecMBA Podcast #143: Janeth Gomez (MBA’17), Alumna of the GEMBA Class of 2017

October 16, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Janeth Gomez. Janeth is Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) format alumna from our Class of 2017, and we recently connected via Zoom to talk about her background, what led her to Darden, what attracted her to the GEMBA format, how her Darden experience has shaped and impacted her career and much more.  

The ExecMBA Podcast #142: Emily Harper, EMBA Class of 2021

The ExecMBA Podcast #142: Emily Harper, EMBA Class of 2021

October 9, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Emily Harper. Emily is an EMBA format student in our Executive MBA Class of 2021, and we recently connected via Zoom to talk about her MBA journey, what led her to Darden. how she has balanced work, life and school and much more. Emily also shares her experience with the new hybrid class model as our Executive MBA program navigates the COVID-19 pandemic.

The ExecMBA Podcast #141: Jeremiah Newman (MBA ‘18), EMBA Class of 2018

The ExecMBA Podcast #141: Jeremiah Newman (MBA ‘18), EMBA Class of 2018

October 2, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Jeremiah Newman. Jeremiah is a member of our Executive MBA Class of 2018, and we recently connected with him via Zoom to talk about his MBA journey, what led him to Darden and how his Darden experience has helped him grow his Africa-inspired fashion start-up, Trubaker.

The ExecMBA Podcast #140: Darden’s Network of Executive Women (NEW)

The ExecMBA Podcast #140: Darden’s Network of Executive Women (NEW)

September 25, 2020

This episode is all about our Network of Executive Women (NEW) student organization. We recently connected with three Presidents of NEW – Caroline Clark (EMBA ’21), Amanda Richardson (EMBA ’19) and Kristine Campbell (EMBA ’18) – via Zoom to talk more about their backgrounds, how they decided to pursue an MBA, what led them to Darden and how the Network of Executive Women shaped and informed their Darden experience.

The ExecMBA Podcast #139: Claritza Jiménez, EMBA Class of 2021

The ExecMBA Podcast #139: Claritza Jiménez, EMBA Class of 2021

September 18, 2020

In this episode, we catch up with Claritza Jiménez. Claritza is a second year student in our Executive MBA Class of 2021, and she is also one of the co-President’s of our Executive MBA Entrepreneurship Club and a member of the Network of Executive Women student organization’s leadership team. Claritza is a journalist by trade, and we recently connected with her via Zoom to talk more about her background, how she decided to pursue an MBA, how her Darden experience has impacted her work and much more.

The ExecMBA Podcast #138: Mike Rudolph (MBA’18), Alumnus of the EMBA Class of 2018

The ExecMBA Podcast #138: Mike Rudolph (MBA’18), Alumnus of the EMBA Class of 2018

September 11, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Mike Rudolph. Mike is a graduate in the Executive MBA Class of 2018, and we recently connected with him via Zoom to talk his decision to pursue an MBA, what led him to Darden, his experience participating in the program while living in Boston, MA and how his time at Darden continues to inform and impact his work.

The ExecMBA Podcast #137: Alan Thompson (MBA ‘18), Alumnus of the Executive MBA Class of 2018

The ExecMBA Podcast #137: Alan Thompson (MBA ‘18), Alumnus of the Executive MBA Class of 2018

September 3, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Alan Thompson. Alan is a member of our Executive MBA Class of 2018, and we recently connected with him via Zoom to talk about how he decided to pursue an MBA, what led him to Darden, how he pivoted his career from the CIA to operating a Chick-fil-a in Washington, DC and how his business is weathering the coronavirus pandemic.

The ExecMBA Podcast #136: Sean Carr, Executive Director of the Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The ExecMBA Podcast #136: Sean Carr, Executive Director of the Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

August 28, 2020

In special episode of Experience Darden and The ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with Sean Carr, Executive Director of the Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. We recently connected with Sean via Zoom to talk about Batten’s pivot to virtual programming, their slate of fall events, Darden’s resources and support for entrepreneurs and more. Sean is also the host of Darden’s Ideas to Action podcast – Be sure to check out this interview series featuring Darden faculty members

The ExecMBA Podcast #135: Alison Williams (MBA ‘15), EMBA Alumna & Chief of Staff for the Governor of Arkansas

The ExecMBA Podcast #135: Alison Williams (MBA ‘15), EMBA Alumna & Chief of Staff for the Governor of Arkansas

August 21, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Executive MBA alum Alison Williams. Alison graduated from Darden in 2015, and she is currently serving as a Chief of Staff for the Governor of Arkansas Asa Hutchinson. We connected with Alison via Zoom to talk about her background, how she decided to pursue an MBA, how her Darden experience helps her in her current role and why she feels an MBA is value for policy professionals.

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