Alumni program ambassadors
Our alumni are just as passionate about our Online Executive MBA program as we are, and they are excited to share their experience with you. What better way to learn about what you can expect from our program than by speaking with the students who have completed it? If you'd like to speak or meet with program alumni, contact Erin Aldrich at firstname.lastname@example.org or (775)784-4652 to be paired with an EMBA ambassador.
Military spouse, employed full time and mom to three under five
"This program gave me the knowledge I didn't know I needed to progress in my career and personal investments."
Sonal Chablani – IGT (Ex-Amazon, Ex-Oracle)
Married, mother, and employed full-time
"The EMBA program served as a launchpad for my career and gave me not only terrific learnings but also provided legitimacy to my skills. I cannot recommend the program highly enough."
Nicholas De Caro -Nevada Gold Mines
Process General Supervisor, Married, Father of one, Worked Mining schedule of 50+ hrs/wk throughout program
"This program takes the cohort’s collective effort to pave the way towards everyone's success. Put as much energy into building relationships as you would class assignments. Your classmates will motivate and push you beyond your capabilities."
Anthony DoMoe - Dura-Line Continuous Improvement
Married, father of four, and retired US Navy
“This is an amazing program that gave me great business skills, actionable knowledge, and an excellent alumni network while accommodating my busy schedule.”
Mindy Haffke - PE - MSA Engineering Consultants
Director of Strategic Operations, Marriage Officiant and dedicated wife working full time while pursuing my goals
"I didn't know what to expect when I first applied for the EMBA program, but I did know I needed the business acumen to further my career. Two years later with a few added friends and a valuable education, the EMBA program was the best decision I ever made!"
Celeste Johnson - The Applied Companies
CEO and business owner, married, three kids, and various pets
“Very few business situations intimidate me after completing this program.”
Bob Lilly - Walmart Supply Chain
Fortune 1 Leader & Engineer
"UNR's accredited EMBA program allows professionals from all types of backgrounds the opportunity to gain the skills, exposure, perspective, and relationships necessary to breakthrough into the senior leadership roles most desired by today's professionals."
Jodi Patton - Hazel Health
Head of Payer Operations, Single mom of four daughters, full time employee
"The UNR EMBA has been an outstanding accelerator to both my professional and personal growth. The program is more than just a degree as it provides the tools and confidence to support reaching your fullest potential in any business environment."
Don Price - IGT
"The EMBA program at the University of Nevada Reno is first class. It was everything I was looking for and more. The quality of the cohort and the professors were phenomenal and provided everything I needed to be challenged and continue to grow professionally. I highly recommend this program."
Dr. Lali Sekhon – Reno Orthopedic Clinic / Nevada Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon, Entrepreneur, Health Care Leader
“Healthcare is business and physicians need to learn the business of healthcare. The EMBA is a great way to do it."
Jason Shelton - Microsoft
Business analyst, married, father of two, worked full-time through program
“This program not only afforded me the opportunity to further my education but also allowed me to change industries and my career trajectory while still balancing the needs of my family.”
Cassandra Stahlke - Elko County School District
Mother, wife, and worked full-time throughout program
"Even though I work in education, I found every course throughout the program applicable to my career. The program gave me the opportunity for advancement and the resources to feel confident in various situations."