Student Finds “Tremendous” Support from Wharton Network

After transitioning from a hospital setting to a fast-growing startup plastic surgery company, Dr. Walter Rooney came to Wharton San Francisco’s program to gain a more formal business education. However, a family tragedy changed his plans. When his sister was killed by a drunk driver a few months into theRead More

Wharton San Francisco EMBA Students Bond During Orientation Week

The first week of Wharton’s EMBA program is always an exciting time for students. In addition to orientation and classes, they also participate in teambuilding activities to get to know each other. Having recently attended her first week at Wharton | San Francisco, we asked Ammi Tan, a project managerRead More

TGIWF Webinar Highlights Career Impact of Wharton’s EMBA Program

Career impact doesn’t always mean a promotion or job change. Often, the impact comes from new ways of looking at business and the ability to identify opportunities and challenges. To learn more about how Wharton’s EMBA program impacts careers, we’re hosting a TGIWF (Thank Goodness it’s Wharton Friday) Webinar onRead 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

Wharton EMBA Alumni Ventures Named “Startups to Watch”

Benjamin Young, WG’09, Cofounder of Nexercise.

Several Wharton executive MBA graduates are featured in the most recent issue of the Wharton Alumni Magazine. In “The 2014 Startups to Watch,” Nexercise cofounders Benjamin Young, WG’09, and Gregory Coleman, WG’09, and Graphene Frontiers cofounder Michael Patterson, WG’12, talk about how they launched their ventures during the EMBA program.Read 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

Wharton San Francisco Conference to Fill Gap in Social Impact

For the second year running, Wharton executive MBA students are bringing together a community of socially innovative thinkers who understand that what is good for society is also good for business by hosting the student-led Social Impact Conference at Wharton San Francisco on April 10, 2014. Major gaps still exist in theRead More

Meet the Class Manager: Juana Droessler

Wharton | San Francisco class manager Juana Droessler

Wharton’s Executive MBA Program is supported by four class managers. Meet Wharton San Francisco class manager Juana Droessler. What brought you to Wharton? I was enjoying some time off after retiring from SBC Communications (now AT&T), and I wasn’t thinking about my next career move. At the time, my twoRead More

Wharton | San Francisco EMBA Students Get VIP Tour at Boeing

Wharton | San Francisco EMBA Students at Boeing

First-year Wharton | San Francisco EMBA student Pradeep Fernandes recently organized a unique tour for classmates at the Boeing Company, where he is director of product strategy. We asked him to tell us about the visit. Here’s what he said: Since I’ve been in Wharton’s EMBA program, I’ve noticed aRead More