Meet the Wharton EMBA Staff: Alicia Landis

Alicia Landis

When you contact our Philadelphia EMBA office, Alicia Landis is one of the first staff members you’ll meet. As admissions coordinator for the East Coast MBA for Executives Program, Alicia processes all applications and organizes many information receptions. What are your main roles as admission coordinator? I set up interviewsRead More

Wharton EMBA Students Support Habitat for Humanity

Gregory Hagin, a liberal arts major who built a consulting career working with nonprofit organizations, came to Wharton’s EMBA Program to gain a formal business education. While in school, he’s also gained a lot of support for his work with Habitat for Humanity. We asked Greg, the corporate vice presidentRead More

Congratulations to Our Newest Wharton EMBA Graduates!

Wharton San Francisco Graduation, 2015 It's graduation season and we wish all the best to our recent graduates! The East Coast class of 2015 graduated May 16 with a ceremony on the Penn campus, featuring keynote speaker David Pottruck, C'70, WG'72, chairman of High Tower Advisors. The West Coast class of 2015 graduated May 3Read More

Students See Operations Concepts in Action on Steelmaking Facility Tour

Guilherme Daldon and Wharton EMBA classmates

Executive MBA students at Wharton organize all kinds of events ranging from social gatherings to company visits. First-year Philadelphia student Guilherme Daldon, electrical maintenance manager at Gerdau’s long steel business division, recently offered his classmates a tour of his company’s steel manufacturing facility in Sayreville, NJ. We asked him toRead More

Wharton Prof. Patti Williams Talks Marketing

Wharton Prof. Patti Williams

Most Philadelphia EMBA students meet Prof. Patti Williams in their first core Marketing course, and San Francisco students may meet her at West Coast information receptions. We recently asked Prof. Williams to tell us more about her course and experiences teaching EMBA students. What do you want students to getRead More

EMBA Student Shares Tips for Having a Baby While in School

Garima Mathur and daughter

Executive MBA students have full plates with school, work and community commitments. The thought of having a baby in the middle of the program can be downright daunting. However, second-year Philadelphia student Garima Mathur, who had her first child last fall, says it’s not as scary as she expected. InRead More

Wharton San Francisco Student Embraces Both Coasts

Greg Vaisberg

When Wharton San Francisco EMBA student Greg Vaisberg came to Philadelphia for a class session during his first term, he enjoyed being on the East Coast campus so much that he decided to come back. We asked him to tell us more about the experience of taking electives on bothRead More

Veteran Brings Unique Experiences to Wharton’s EMBA Program

When Josh Brackett came to Wharton’s EMBA program in Philadelphia, he brought many experiences to the table. Those included nonprofit work in Africa, deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan with the U.S. Army, risk management jobs in the private sector, and a strategy role at CBS. We asked Josh to tell usRead More

Philadelphia Student Expands Network with Electives in San Francisco

Salima Remtulla

When Salima Remtulla, COO of Global Private Investing at D. E. Shaw & Company, L.P., came to Wharton’s executive MBA program in Philadelphia, her goals were to expand her network and explore synergies between her trifecta of passions in finance, hospitality, and end-of-life care. By taking electives in San Francisco,Read More

Monique Rollins on Life as a Wharton EMBA Student

Monique Rollins, WG'15

After graduating from college, Monique Rollins spent 10 years working in the field of investment banking, helping corporations think about capital structure and strategies for raising capital. When the financial crisis hit, she says it was a defining moment in her career. She began thinking about ways to make aRead More