EMBA - Career Support - Alumni Network

Culture & Community

EMBA - Culture & Community - Alumni Network

Alumni Network

From the Washington, D.C., area to Charlottesville and across the globe, Darden Executive MBAs are part of a tight-knit alumni network that is effective and responsive.

What makes a good company? Good company.

Executive MBA graduates earn lifetime membership to the Darden alumni network, joining a vibrant, global family of more than 16,000 alumni in over 90 countries. From the 120-plus classmates in your cohort to the thousands of Darden MBAs who came before you, the network is one force aligned to support personal and professional purpose.

Darden’s tight-knit community, comprised of faculty, staff, alumni and corporate partners, is one of the world’s most collaborative. We work together to help each other succeed, creating an environment in which everyone learns what it means to work, live and learn in a pluralistic, global organization because collaborative advantage is a competitive advantage. The connections forged at Darden last a lifetime.


Featured Alumni

Laure Katz

Laure Katz

(EMBA ’16), Chief of Staff at Conservation International

Doug Lebda

Doug Lebda

(EMBA ’14), Founder and CEO LendingTree

Sheri Lucas

Sheri Lucas

(EMBA ’13), SVP Business Initiatives Manager, Wells Fargo

Sean Gobin

Sean Gobin

(EMBA ’14), Founder Warrior Expeditions

Corbin Norman

Corbin Norman

(GEMBA ’18), Entrepreneur In Residence, Startupbootcamp Amsterdam

Jess Ching

Jess Ching

(GEMBA ’18), Commercial Manager, Raytheon Emirates (based in Abu Dhabi)


A Lifetime of Benefits

The Darden experience does not end at graduation. Your degree confers valuable resources for life, including:

  • Unlimited access to all Darden cases
  • Full career support services
  • Regional Alumni Chapters
  • Access to library databases from the UVA Alumni Association

“The Darden degree gives me instant credibility internally with leaders and externally with clients and prospects. I have realized an ROI on that investment that will continue to give back my entire life.”

Tom Tichenor
(EMBA ’11)