Wharton Stories: Student Profiles

Eric Winston, WG’20, was interviewed on Wharton’s XM Radio show Moneyball, where he explained why he “wants players to get more out of football than football will get out of them.”

President of NFL Players Association Talks Football, Data, and Wharton’s EMBA Program

Kevin Jackey, WG’20, commutes to the San Francisco campus to fill in knowledge gaps and grow his West Coast network.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program is Helping this NYC Chief Risk Officer Grow a Brewery in San Francisco

After giving birth to her first child, Flora Chang, WG’19, was committed to finishing her MBA “strong.” She says the keys to success are communication, support, and flexibility – and knowing that her education is helping her grow her family’s business.

How this EMBA Student Juggles Operating a Winery, School and a New Baby

Dr. John Wong, WG’20, came to Wharton to gain business knowledge, explore new opportunities, and learn about entrepreneurship.

Five Ways that Wharton’s EMBA Program is Adding Value for this Neurosurgeon

Jessica Pugh, WG’19, will be heading to Google this fall to work on global strategy while thinking of carving a bigger space for underrepresented minorities.

Jessica Pugh is Pushing for Diversity and Inclusion in the Tech Industry

Cheryl Tamas, WG’19, and John Tamas, WG’19, saw value in earning their MBAs, together, from Wharton to fill in knowledge gaps and accelerate their careers.

Why This Couple Came to Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives Together

Swati Chopra, WG’19, says mentorship is “critical” to encourage more women to pursue higher education and unlock their potential.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program and Mentorship are Helping this Student Achieve her Goals

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

Derek Zhao, WG’20, shares the steps he took to represent WIVA, a Wharton Social Impact WISE Fellowship that mirrors typical investment fund activities, in a last minute meeting with an entrepreneur.

How I Prepared for a CEO Meeting in Less Than 14 Hours