Wharton Stories: Creating Leaders

Jason Lepes, WG’20, is combining his passion for food and cooking with new business skills to help grow the startup Foodkick.

A Passion for Food Led this Foodkick Co-Founder to Wharton

With the new perspectives and knowledge he’s gained at Wharton, Chris Ficara, WG’18, is exceeding his business goals at Merrill Lynch and fast-tracking his personal growth.

How This Wealth Advisor Used Wharton’s EMBA Program to Take His Investment Group to the Next Level

Samantha Palmer, WG’20, describes lessons from an FBI hostage negotiator as “100% transferable” to her work in business development.

6 FBI Negotiation Lessons from a McNulty Leadership Program Workshop

Marty Pendleton, WG’20, says the Venture drove home important leadership lessons about inspiring your team, empowering people, and collecting good intelligence.

4 Lessons This Former Navy Officer Learned from a Leadership Venture to Gettysburg

Although Jamey Jeff, WG’10, and Victor Belfor, WG’13, graduated in different years and on different coasts, they were connected by a Wharton EMBA newsletter that inspired their partnership to help mutual clients.

How the Wharton Network is Adding Value for Two EMBA Alumni on Different Coasts

How Robert Chen, WG’19, is applying Wharton’s Total Leadership Course to become a better leader in all areas of his life.

Five Ways to Better Lead Every Aspect of Your Life

With a master’s degree in chemical engineering and years of experience in biopharma, Alex Steiner, WG’18, decided an MBA would be a better fit to advance to more senior leadership roles in the industry.

Why This Scientist Chose Wharton’s EMBA Program Over a PhD to Move Up in the Pharma Industry

How this EMBA Alumna Transitioned from the Corporate World to Venture Capital

From Leadership Ventures to a weekly radio show, Prof. Michael Useem wants to help everyone improve their leadership skills.

What Wharton EMBA Students Learn about Leadership on the Historic Gettysburg Battlefield

Wharton helps students accelerate their careers whether they are staying in the military, planning a future transition, or working in the private sector.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Adds Value for Military Students