Wharton Stories: Finance

“The best part about serving in the military is the people you serve with, and I’ve found this same sense of comradery with my fellow Wharton vets. From day one, we became a very close-knit group.” – Gia DeHart, WG’24

Honoring Veteran Students in the Wharton MBA Program for Executives

“The members of my learning team came into Orientation Week as strangers to one another and left as a family… I left orientation feeling lucky that I get to embark on this journey with the support of my team and the class overall.” -Naquan Ishman, WG’24

An Inside Look at the Wharton MBA Program for Executives’ Orientation Week

Ahmad Thomas, WG’18, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, recently announced the 25×25 Pledge.

How this Alumnus is Changing the Face of Leadership in Silicon Valley

Marlene Avitia, WG’20, says, “Diversity is important because it provides new perspectives. Wharton embraces inclusivity and creates a melting pot of people in the EMBA cohorts.”

How Diversity Adds Value to Wharton’s EMBA Program for this Strategy Executive

Marc Rodriguez, WG’20, came to Wharton for his career at the Federal Reserve Board, but says the friendships he’s formed are a “tremendous benefit.”

How Wharton is Adding Value for this Bank Regulator

Sherry Ann Mohan, WG’13, says the EMBA program is an inclusive environment for underrepresented minorities. “Being in supportive spaces like Wharton helps me navigate in places where there aren’t that many people who look like me.”

How Wharton is Adding Value for this Finance Executive

Swati Chopra, WG’19, who received a scholarship from FWSF, says mentorship is “critical” to encouraging more women to unlock their potential with an MBA.

Wharton and Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) Team Up to Celebrate International Women’s Day

During Wharton’s EMBA program, Katherine Tan, WG’19, joined the Gates Foundation where she is achieving her goal of working at the “intersection of social impact and the private sector.”

How Wharton is Helping this Alumna Impact Global Development

It’s great to make connections on both coasts because the dynamics are a bit different. There are more people working for technology companies on the West Coast, and I’m meeting a lot of people in financial services and private equity on the East Coast. – Jing Zhang, WG’20

Wharton EMBA Students Share How They Benefit from a Bicoastal Program

James Tang, WG’20, came to Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives because of its tailored schedule, experienced cohort, and San Francisco campus.

Why This Finance Executive Chose Wharton’s EMBA Program and How It’s Impacting His Career