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Connect with students, faculty, staff and Admissions representatives from the Darden MBA program.

How Can We Help?

From conversations to class visits, we offer next steps for wherever you may be in your MBA journey. We look forward to getting to know you.

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Reach out to Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors

Curious about the student experience? Contact the Darden student ambassadors to get the inside scoop on life at Darden. Ask what the case method is really like, find out about the ritual of First Coffee, learn more about the best places to get a burger or tapas — really, ask them anything. 

Contact a student.

Get in Touch

Darden School of Business 
Office of Admissions 
100 Darden Boulevard 
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Email[email protected]

Directions to Darden

Office Hours: Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (ET)

For general MBA and Admissions questions, please visit Frequently Asked Questions. Connect with us by attending a virtual coffee chat hosted by Admissions, taking a virtual tour of Grounds, registering for an upcoming event or applying online. If you have a specific question about your application, please email [email protected], and your message will be forwarded to the appropriate person in our office.

Meet the Team

Admissions Committee

Dawna Clarke

Dawna Clarke

Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions

Whitney Kestner

Whitney Kestner

Managing Director of Admissions for the Full-Time MBA Program

Brett Twitty

Brett Twitty

Managing Director, Admissions & Strategic Initiatives Professional Degree Programs

Christian P.L. West

Christian P.L. West

Sr. Director of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Recruiting

Catie Yeilding

Catie Yeilding

Director of Admissions

Katherine Alford UVA Darden Future Year Scholars

Katherine Alford

Director of Admissions, Future Year Scholars Program

Haley Whitlock Gyory

Haley Whitlock Gyory

Director of Admissions

Merav Frazier

Merav Frazier

Senior Associate Director of Global Recruitment

Jannatul Pramanik

Jannatul Pramanik

Associate Director, Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Wendy Huber

Wendy Huber

Assistant Director of Admissions

Holly Middaugh

Holly Middaugh

Assistant Director of Admissions

Ali Torres

Ali Torres

Assistant Director of Admissions, Professional Degree Programs

Gina Gellert

Office Manager

Systems and Operations Teams

Amy Averell

Director of Admissions Systems and Analytics

Isabelle Mouton

Assistant Director of Admissions Systems and Analytics

Claire Cornell

Assistant Director of Systems and Analytics

Erica Hann

Admissions Events and Operations Analyst

Maddie Boyles

Admissions Operations Analyst

Communication and Marketing

Len Leiser

Director of Marketing, Degree Programs

Emily Gower

Assistant Director of Admissions Marketing, Degree Programs

Nat Bono

Assistant Director of Marketing, Professional Degree Programs

Sophia Marciniak

Assistant Director of Marketing, Degree Programs