Executive MBA

Perspectives on life in the Vanderbilt Executive MBA Program

Why Owen for Attorneys? Meet Judd Peak.

Name: Judd Peak Graduation Year: 2015 Track: Executive Edge Company: Frost-Arnett Company Title: Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel   Judd Peak is a 2015 alumnus of the Vanderbilt Executive MBA program. After spending a large portion of his career as an attorney at a variety of high profile law firms, Judd wanted to broaden […]

Why Owen for Consultants? Meet Kevin Cowherd.

Name: Kevin Cowherd Graduation Year: 2010 Track: Executive Edge Company: Ankura Title: Senior Managing Director     Kevin Cowherd is a 2010 alumnus of the Vanderbilt Executive MBA program. After spending a large portion of his career in the HR/Talent Management field, Kevin wanted to broaden his perspective while continuing to leverage his experience in […]

Why Owen for Sales Professionals? Meet Erin Tomlinson.

Name: Erin Tomlinson Graduation Year: 2011 Track: Executive Edge Company: Eventbrite Title: Nashville Site GM and Global Head of Revenue Enablement     Erin Tomlinson is a 2011 alumnus of the Vanderbilt Executive MBA program. After spending a large portion of her career in Sales for the technology industry, Erin wanted to deepen her financial […]

Global Immersion Capstone Project Spotlight: Des-Case

For Vanderbilt Executive MBA graduate, Jon Haworth, the Global Immersion Capstone Project experience came with a certain amount of pressure. His client on the project, Brian Gleason, is not only a Vanderbilt Executive MBA graduate (class of 1997), but also his boss. Gleason is the President and CEO of Des-Case, a manufacturing company specializing in contamination control […]

Executive MBA Alumni Help Chart the Future of Telemedicine

The Paths of Lanson Hyde, Sanat Dixit, and Rob Moskowitz converge at Satchel Health In 2011, Sanat Dixit (EMBA’12) connected with a prospective Executive MBA student at a Starbucks in Nashville’s Green Hills neighborhood. The neurosurgeon was completely unaware that seated behind him was fellow EMBA alum and physician Rob Moskowitz (EMBA’08), until the emergency […]

Brock Lodge (EMBA’07) Blends Art and Science at Vulcan Materials Company

When the subprime mortgage “bubble” burst in 2007, setting off a chain of events that led to an international banking crisis in 2008 and the Great Recession, few areas of the economy were left unscathed. The construction industry felt the pain almost immediately; home building stopped, as did public investment in infrastructure projects. For suppliers […]

Executive MBA Capstone Project Spotlight: TriStar Energy

When 2011 graduate Jeff Williams, CFO of Tri Star Energy, started to work with an Executive MBA C-Team, he was looking for help in confirming the organization’s existing plans, financial models and valuation. As he says, “I was a financial guy, I was a Vanderbilt alum, and I understood what they were going through. I […]

Global Immersion Capstone Project Spotlight: Bridgestone Americas

EMBA team analyzes LATAM distribution models on and offsite The Client: Bridgestone is the world’s largest tire and rubber company, selling a range of rubber products and others used in a variety of everyday applications. The sponsor, Vibhav Veldore (EMBA’15), is Director, Agriculture and Off-the-Road Tires, in Bridgestone Latin American Tire Operations. The Project: Before […]

GMAT Update – Choose The Order of Your Test Sections

Beginning July 11, 2017, GMAT test takers will have the flexibility to choose the order of their test sections. Currently, GMAT test takers must take the test in the following order: analytical writing assessment, integrated reasoning, quantitative, verbal. Beginning in July 2017, students will have the option to choose to start with the analytical writing assessment, verbal or […]

Kelly Feist selected as 2017 Best EMBAs Recipient

EMBA ’17 Alum receives national recognition Kelly Feist was selected as one of the 2017 Best EMBAs by Poets and Quants. As Vice President and Business Leader for Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions, Kelly runs a $1.8 billion dollar business for Philips Healthcare. During the Vanderbilt Executive MBA program this second-degree black belt spent her free […]