UVA Darden Podcasts
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.

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.

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.