Executive MBA

Perspectives on life in the Vanderbilt Executive MBA Program

Americas MBA Project – A Smart Police Vest that Calls for Backup When Officers Can’t

Americas MBA Student Project Becomes Reality Global Executive MBA – Americas ’16 alumni Erin Raccah, Austin Martin and Arlie Haddix formed GPS-911, LLC along with Global Executive MBA – Americas spouse Jim Shepherd to save lives of police officers and first responders. Working with a group of Vanderbilt undergraduate engineering students, they created two functional […]

Andrea Gomirato – Learning the Language of Business

Name: Andrea Gomirato Graduation Year: 2017 Program: Americas MBA for Executives Company: Beretta USA Title: Team Lead, Long Guns Andrea Gomirato needed no introduction to international business assignments. In 2011, he transferred from Beretta in his native Italy to the company’s US division, where he now is responsible for all phases of product development for Berretta rifles and shotguns. […]

Why Owen Wednesday – Beth Torres

Name: Beth Torres Graduation Year: 2011 Program: Executive MBA Company: Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee Title: President & Chief Executive Officer Beth Torres is a 2011 alumnus of the Executive MBA program and was selected as the 2009 recipient of the Nonprofit Sponsorship. The Nonprofit Sponsorship covers the cost of tuition for the Executive MBA Program and is awarded each year to executive […]

Why Owen Wednesday – Jim Jirjis

Name: Jim Jirjis Graduation Year: 2006 Program: Executive MBA Company: HCA Title: Chief Health Information Officer What convinced you that you could or should do the program? I picked business school at Owen because, as my career was progressing, I realized that I needed to enhance my management and leadership knowledge. Owen was a fantastic choice because of […]

Why Owen Wednesday – Reggie Crenshaw

Name: Reggie Crenshaw Graduation Year: 2016 Program: Americas MBA for Executives Company: Crenshaw and Associates Title: Principal and Owner   Reggie Crenshaw is a 2016 alumnus of the Americas MBA for Executives program and was selected as the 2017 recipient of Leadership Memphis’ Kate Gooch Leader of the Year Award which “is intended to recognize and honor […]

Why Owen Wednesday – The Vanderbilt Executive MBA

Hear from several of our Vanderbilt Executive MBA alumni about their experiences in the program. If you want to know more, we’d love to meet you on campus or in your area at one of our upcoming admissions events or contact us directly to set up a personal consultation.

Executive MBA Alum Writes New Book

Vanderbilt EMBA alum Trey Smith (’12) released his newest book – Money Does Grow on Trees, the Family Tree – last month to help people learn how to grow their family’s wealth. His first book – The Tips, Tricks and $ Advice They Didn’t Teach You in College – was published in October 2015 and was one of […]

Why Owen Wednesday – Ed Stinnett

Name: Ed Stinnett Graduation Year: 2014 Program: Executive MBA Company: Tennessee Valley Authority Title: Principal Engineer What convinced you that you could or should do the Vanderbilt Executive MBA program? As an engineer, you spend most of your career learning how to be…an engineer. As you move your way up the ladder, the only way you learn […]

Why Owen Wednesday – Jonathan Connor

Name: Jonathan Connor Program: Executive MBA Graduation Year: 2014 Company: HCA / Sarah Cannon Title: AVP, Strategy and Development     What convinced you that you could or should do the Vanderbilt Executive MBA program? Several fellow coworkers and colleagues who had completed both the Executive MBA and MBA programs at Vanderbilt convinced me I should enroll in the […]

Why Owen Wednesday – Bruno Evangelista

Name: Bruno Evangelista Program: Americas MBA for Executives Graduation Year: 2015 Company: Schneider Electric Title: Strategic Manager   What convinced you that you could or should do the Vanderbilt AMBA program? I work for a company that heavily believes in the Vanderbilt MBA. Many colleagues and leaders of the organizations I directly work in went through the program. The […]