Executive MBA Alumni Profiles
Browse through our testimonials to learn why these business and community leaders chose Washington University’s Olin Business School.
Director of Pharmacy Services
Children’s Hospital Colorado
“Executive MBA classes are taught by the best-of-the-best faculty.”
General Counsel, Compliance & Risk Officer, Secretary
Houlihan's Restaurants Inc.
"I was in awe of how intricately built the Executive MBA program is and how masterfully all the pieces fit together."
EMBA Shanghai 2012
Head of Trade, China and Head of Trade Sales, Greater China
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
"The Executive MBA program prepared me to face multidisciplinary challenges strategically."
EMBA Class 31
Senior Business Executive and Community Leader
"The EMBA curriculum emphasizes strategy, innovation, and execution, areas where many nonprofit organizations struggle."
Senior Vice President, Biologics Technology Cluster
"The quality of Washington University’s professional network was incredible."
Product Manager, UMB Bank
“The program minimized the time I spent in career transition and accelerated my role as an impact player.”
Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Prologis
"Learning how to push the envelope has really helped me at enVision."
Chief Customer Officer
"Innovation and creativity are two of the most-critical factors for a startup’s success."
Senior Vice President, Bank Manager, CoBiz Financial Inc.
"Olin’s Executive MBA program helps me think innovatively about ways to enhance Colorado Business Bank’s position in the market."
Chief Innovation Officer
"Every day, I use skills that I learned at Olin to drive my company forward."
Founder and CEO
“For me, entrepreneurship comes down to one thing: taking action.”
Vice President, Alliance Management & External Partnering
"My EMBA education added to my credibility and helped me guide my team with greater skill."
Consultant, EBM Enterprises
“Teaching and training are keys to success in the military and to success in business.”
EMBA Shanghai 2012
Founder and CEO
"The program enabled me to clarify my corporate vision and to re-craft my corporate strategy."
First Vice President
Wells Fargo Advisors
"I developed competencies to adapt, navigate, and capitalize on opportunities to help my firm remain relevant and competitive."
Director of Marketing, Women's Health Division, Perrigo Specialty Pharmaceuticals
“The ROI story is just incredible for me, both emotionally and financially.”
VP of International Sales and New Business Development
“The program was a crash course in finance, strategy, and leadership.”
Vice President, HANA In-Memory Technology
"I’m better able to tackle factors outside my company, negotiate contracts, and allocate value."
Executive Vice President of Marketing
"The program was instrumental in helping me grow as a leader and grow our family business."
Phoenix Textile Corp.
"Takeaways included innovative improvements to our supply chain and planning process and a broader perspective on growth.”
President, CEO, Board Chair
Pinnacle Healthcare Development LLC
"When The Wall Street Journal ranked the program No. 2 the year I graduated, it affirmed I had chosen well."
Population Health, Sr. Manager, Client Results
“If professionals want to advance their career locally and globally, the EMBA program is a great choice.”
“The joint EMBA program with IIT Bombay will mark a new beginning and a great journey for the partner institutions.”
"I enrolled to learn the language of business, and, unexpectedly, learned how to better manage my civilian career."
Principal, Edward Jones
"I learned how to draw out the best thinking from a broad range of talented individuals."
Senior VP and CIO, Ameren Services Company
"The program helped me translate technical complexities into management solutions."
President and CEO, Teachers-Teachers
“The program empowered me to approach challenges with the right decision-making framework.”
President and Owner
“Don’t be afraid to take the leap. Move beyond your comfort zone, and challenge yourself to excel in a new horizon.”
Vice President Corporate and Legal Affairs
Bunge North America
"Leadership really isn’t about me; it’s about making the people around me better."
Director of Client Services
DST Systems, Inc.
“The EMBA professors were really present in my executive
education, which added tremendous value to my Olin experience.”
Chief Medical Officer,
“I left with a skill set and network I never thought I’d have. I was a completely different person.”
T. O. Zupon Construction & Development
"Enrolling in the program is one life decision I’ve never regretted."
Co-Founder & Investor, financial tech start-up
“The global reach of the new program in Mumbai will be a great strength and will build the brands of the partner institutions.”