EMBA Admissions Staff Diane Sharp on the Application Process

Diane Sharp

Like many members of Wharton’s EMBA admissions team, Diane Sharp has spent the majority of her career at Wharton. After working as a corporate recruiter in the insurance industry, she joined Wharton’s full-time MBA admissions staff in 1989 before moving to Mexico and later transitioning to the EMBA program. InRead More

Meet the Wharton EMBA Staff: Rhonda Frenkel

Part of the secret sauce of Wharton’s EMBA program is its team. Rhonda Frenkel’s official title is assistant to the vice dean and directors; however everyone refers to her as the “Mother Hen” of the Philadelphia office. Q. What does your role involve? I sit at the front desk andRead More

TGIWF: Student Perspectives on the Wharton Weekend Experience

Dr. Emmy Graber

In a new “Wharton Fridays” Webinar series, we’re asking students to talk about their experience on Wharton EMBA weekends. Our first session featured second-year Philadelphia students Dr. Emmy Graber, a dermatologist at Boston University School of Medicine, and Paul Garibian, a management and technology consultant in New York City. Here’sRead More

Meet the Class Manager: Amy Myers

Class manager Amy Myers

Wharton’s Executive MBA Program is supported by four class managers. Amy Myers is one of our managers based in Philadelphia. You’ve worked at Wharton for more than 20 years. What roles have you had at the school and when did you join the EMBA program? I started at Wharton aroundRead More

Meet the Class Manager: Diane Harvey

Diane Harvey

Wharton’s Executive MBA Program is supported by four class managers: two in Philadelphia and two in San Francisco. Diane Harvey joined Wharton’s EMBA staff in Philadelphia as a class manager in 1991. Read more about Diane and her experience at Wharton below. Q. What does a class manager do? WeRead More

Wharton EMBA Student Applies New Lenses to Shipbuilding

Wharton EMBA Student Kristian Rokke

As CEO of Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, second-year Wharton EMBA student Kristian Rokke has been in the news quite a bit lately. We asked him to fill us in on what’s happening as well as share some of the highlights of his Wharton experiences. Aker Philadelphia Shipyard has received a lotRead More

Long-Time Wharton EMBA Professor Discusses the “Forward-Looking CFO”

Wharton Prof. John Percival

Wharton executive MBA students have benefited from Prof. John R. Percival’s wealth of finance knowledge for more than 35 years. The recipient of numerous teaching awards, he most recently received Wharton’s EMBA Core Teaching Award for Financial Analysis. In addition to teaching executive MBA students, he also has served asRead More

Wharton’s East-Coast EMBA Class Gets Pumped Up in Argentina

The East-Coast class visited a CrossFit gym during their international seminar trip to Argentina.

Jennifer Navarro, a second-year student in Wharton’s executive MBA program in Philadelphia, is director of government relations for a Virginia-based aerospace and defense company. For our international seminar trip, we had several choices: Argentina, Hong Kong, Singapore and India. While all of them sounded interesting, my class ultimately selected Argentina.Read More

How an EMBA Transformed My Accounting Career

Andrea Funk, WG'01, CEO of Cambridge-Lee Industries

Wharton executive MBA alumna Andrea (“Andi”) Funk, WG’01, was recently named CEO of metals company Cambridge-Lee Industries in Reading, Penn. We caught up with Andi to learn more about her time at Wharton and what she describes as her “transformational” career journey. After working as a CPA for several years,Read More

Wharton EMBA Student Shares Insights on Admissions Process

Wharton EMBA Student Dan Pohlig, WG'14

Dan Pohlig is a Wharton EMBA student in Philadelphia and vice president of The Campaign Group. He recently participated in an online video chat about Wharton’s admissions process during which he shared his application experience and insights about his first year at Wharton. Here’s what he said: Taking the GMATRead More

Overview of EMBA Career Management Services

Wharton EMBA Career Management Services offers much more than tips on getting your next promotion. Dedicated career counselors in Philadelphia and San Francisco help executive MBA students learn to manage lifelong careers by providing individual counseling as well as career-related programming. Alumna Mary Gross, director of Career Management Services forRead More