Wharton Stories: Veterans & Military

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

In addition to learning how to scale his business, Micah Niebauer, WG’19, is benefitting from a bicoastal network, access to faculty, and applied learning.

How this Former Green Beret is Using His Wharton MBA to Grow a Microbrewery

Former Navy Officer Eric Roe, WG’20, says the key to his success was “careful time management and an efficient training plan.”

Balancing Work at Microsoft, Wharton’s EMBA Program, and the Norseman Extreme Triathlon

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

Adam Beauregard is using his MBA education to further his Navy career, while benefiting from several programs that helped him pay for his degree.

Four Ways This Navy Officer Is Expanding His Perspective and Prospects in Wharton’s EMBA Program

EMBA student Robert Chen, WG’19, an executive coach at Exec|Comm in New York City, highlights takeaways about leadership from Alex Gorsky, WG’96, CEO of Johnson and Johnson.

12 Leadership Lessons from Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson

Ron LaSalvia, WG’08, made the transition from submarine commander to executive with the Wharton MBA Program for Executives.

A Former Submarine Commander on 4 Ways Wharton Helps Military Students Transition to the Private Sector

“We were willing to go abroad and fight for American values, but now that we are home, we want to continue protecting those values.”

How a Former Marine Took on a Finance Role at The Washington Post and a Volunteer Role in Refugee Resettlement

Many of us have been in dicey situations and know that a good plan now is better than a perfect plan next week. We can jump into messy situations, take command, and get people pointed in the right direction.

How This Former Pilot Applies His Military Experience to the Business World

“There are more than 80 veterans and active military members between the two Wharton MBA classes and they form the tight-knit Wharton Veterans Club — which provides a community of peers that are united by service and help each other through the journey into civilian life.”

How Wharton Helped This MBA Student Learn How to ‘Be a Veteran’