Full-Time MBA Program

MBA Ambassadors

One of the best ways to learn more about our program is to connect with our current students. Our MBA Ambassadors are just a few of the impressive students who enrich our program. Another way to connect is by contacting the MBA Admissions Office and let us connect you to a student who can answer your questions.


Nick Bannister

Class: 2019
Concentration:Marketing
Undergraduate School: Indiana University
Previous Employer: J.B. Hunt Transport Inc.
Title & Function: Account Operations Manager: Logistics
Most Recent Residence: Athens, GA
Additional Information: Hobbies: Fitness, Indiana Hoosiers basketball, Georgia Bulldogs football

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Vikram Singh

Class: 2019
Concentration:Consulting
Undergraduate School: Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from Punjab University, Chandigarh, India
Previous Employer: VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd
Title & Function: Business Development Manager, Heavy Commercial Vehicle Sales
Most Recent Residence: Chandigarh, India
Additional Information: Hobbies: Road trips, dirt-biking/go-karting, playing drums, listening to Indian fusion rock music, outdoor sports.

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Ian Calhoun

Class: 2018
Concentration: Finance
Undergraduate School: Young Harris College
Previous Employer: United Community Bank
Title & Function: Commercial Credit Analyst
Most Recent Residence: Young Harris, Georgia
Additional Information: Hobbies: soccer, whitewater kayaking, water skiing

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Dixie Cao

Class: 2019
Concentration:Healthcare
Undergraduate School: University of Shanghai for Science and Technology
Previous Employer: Kuehne & Nagel
Title & Function: Operations Analyst
Most Recent Residence: Athens, GA
Additional Information: Hobbies: Chinese calligraphy

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Tony Caucci

Class: 2018
Concentration: Finance and Business Analytics
Undergraduate School: University of Georgia
Previous Employer: Spineology, US Army
Title & Function: Medical Device Sales, Infantry Captain
Most Recent Residence: Cleveland, Ohio
Additional Information: I enjoy hiking and volunteering. I am also known to travel quite a bit and enjoy local dining experiences.

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Drew Chaplain

Class: 2019
Concentration:Analytics
Undergraduate School: Ithaca College '13
Previous Employer: Medalist Sports LLC
Title & Function: Operations Manager
Most Recent Residence: Prior to Athens, I lived in Atlanta for the last 4 years.
Additional Information: Hobbies: Graduate Business Association 1st year ambassador, Graduate Women’s Business Association member, Net Impact member Hobbies: Cyclist, bread baker, craft cocktail wizard, volunteering

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Nicholas Clemm

Class: MD/MBA 2019 (MBA 2018)
Concentration:Healthcare
Undergraduate School: Yale University
Previous Employer: Savannah Country Day School
Title & Function: Middle and High School Substitute Teacher
Most Recent Residence: Athens, GA
Additional Information: Hobbies: Additional Information: I enjoy podcasts, cooking, and signing with the UGA University Chorus. I volunteer every 3-4 weeks for the student run clinic at Mercy Health Center.

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Andrew Davis

Class: 2019
Concentration:Healthcare
Undergraduate School: Winona State University
Previous Employer: Hilton Garden Inn
Title & Function: Assistant GM (hospitality operations)
Most Recent Residence: Rochester, MN
Additional Information: Hobbies: hiking, running, writing

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Lauren Fendt

Class: 2019
Concentration:Business Analytics, Consulting, and Marketing
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Previous Employer: University of Michigan
Title & Function: Marketing and Project Manager
Most Recent Residence:Ann Arbor, Michigan
Additional Information: Hobbies: Cooking, camping, reading

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Alden Fontaine

Class: 2019
Concentration:Entrepreneurship
Undergraduate School: Vanderbilt University
Previous Employer: St. Anne School Foundation
Title & Function: Special Events Marketing & Operations (Fundraising)
Most Recent Residence: Houston, Texas
Additional Information: Board Fellows member at Red Cross, Follies Committee, loving on my pugs is my #1 hobby! Also wanting to start Improv Terry Group

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Zack Godfrey

Class: 2019
Concentration:Business Analytics, Marketing
Undergraduate School: Kennesaw State University
Previous Employer: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Title & Function: Communication Manager
Most Recent Residence: Alpharetta, Georgia
Additional Information: I am a Net Impact chapter leader, serve on the Athensmade nonprofit board, and am developing a B Corp Clinic at UGA

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Alex Ivlev

Class: 2019
Concentration:Operations
Undergraduate School: Tashkent Institute of Textile and Light Industry
Previous Employer: Intermark Group
Title & Function: Business Transformation Consultant
Most Recent Residence: Atlanta and Athens
Additional Information: Hobbies: Music, Running, Skiing

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Kim Jackson

Class: 2019
Concentration:Healthcare
Undergraduate School: UGA Go DAWGS!
Previous Employer: Daejeon Metropolitan Office of Education
Title & Function: Native English Teacher
Most Recent Residence: Daejeon, South Korea
Additional Information: Hobbies: Traveling, Playing sports

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Aditi Kardekar

Class: 2018
Concentration: Business Analytics, Finance, Emphasis in Consulting
Undergraduate School: University of Mumbai
Previous Employer: Tata Consultancy Services
Title & Function: System Analyst
Most Recent Residence: Mumbai, India
Additional Information: Reading, Music

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Joseph Law

Class: 2019
Concentration:Entrepreneurship
Undergraduate School: Georgia Southern University '09
Previous Employer: U.S. Army
Title & Function: Company Commander
Most Recent Residence: Athens, GA
Additional Information: Hobbies: Golf, Fishing, Hunting, Biking, and Georgia Football

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An Le

Class: 2018
Concentration: Finance, Consulting and Business Analytics
Undergraduate School: BA, Economics, Foreign Trade University
Pre-MBA Position + Employer: Lead Analyst (TechcomCapital), Consultant (PwC)
Most Recent Residence: Hanoi, Vietnam
Additional Information: Asset Management, Corporate Governance, Contract Bridge, Tennis

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Dusty McKinney

Class: 2019
Concentration:Operations
Undergraduate School: Columbia College
Previous Employer: United States Navy
Title & Function: Cryptologic Warfare Officer
Most Recent Residence: Athens, GA
Additional Information: Hobbies: Camping with my family, competing on American Ninja Warrior, and classic literature

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Tyler Miyawaki

Class: 2019
Concentration:Analytics
Undergraduate School: Denison University
Previous Employer: University of Georgia
Title & Function: Graduate Research Assistant, R&D
Most Recent Residence: Athens, GA
Additional Information: Hobbies: Motorcycling, Woodwork, Volunteering for K-12 STEM Education

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John-David Morris

Class: 2018
Concentration: Marketing and Business Analytics
Undergraduate School: University of North Carolina Wilmington
Previous Employer: Viscotec Automotive Products, LLC
Title & Function: Account Manager (North American Honda Business)
Most Recent Residence: Charlotte, NC
Additional Information: I am a huge North Carolina sports fan (Panthers, Hornets, and Hurricanes), love Nascar and Chelsea FC. In general, I am an unofficial and unapologetic spokesman for the state of North Carolina and all of its greatness.

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Nhu Nguyen

Class: 2019
Concentration:Analytics
Undergraduate School: Foreign Trade University, Ho Chi Minh City Campus, Vietnam
Previous Employer: Shinhan Bank Vietnam
Title & Function: Marketing Executive, Card Department
Most Recent Residence: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Additional Information: Hobbies: Travelling, playing musical instrument and cooking

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Ali Probst

Class: 2019
Concentration:Marketing
Undergraduate School: UW-La Crosse
Previous Employer: Thrivent Financial
Title & Function: Senior Marketing Specialist // New Business Development
Most Recent Residence: Minneapolis, MN
Additional Information: I enjoy running, working out, and playing volleyball. I am a Graduate Assistant for the Marketing Department and a MBA Board Fellow for The Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia.

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Kate Rodman

Class: 2018
Concentration: Consulting and Human Resource Management
Undergraduate School: UGA
Previous Employer: Lewis James Professional
Title & Function: Recruiting Manager
Most Recent Residence: Atlanta, GA
Additional Information: UGA football, Yoga, Golf, Women in Business, rediscovering Athens’ killer music and food scene

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Bernard J Saunders

Class: 2019
Concentration: Finance & Real Estate
Undergraduate School: Morehouse College
Previous Employer: PulteGroup, Trimont Real Estate Advisors, J.P. Morgan
Title & Function: Senior Analyst, Senior Treasury Analyst, Financial Analyst
Most Recent Residence: Atlanta & Philadelphia
Additional Information: Hobbies: volunteering, sports, traveling, music and chess. I am a Non Profit Board Fellow with the Community Foundation of Athens. I also volunteer with Chess and Community that mentors and teaches chess to low income minorities in Athens. I am a big brother in the Big Brother Big Sister Program.

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Kuhoo Shukla

Class: 2019
Concentration:Analytics
Undergraduate School: Maharshi Dayanand University
Previous Employer: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
Title & Function: Business – IT Analyst
Most Recent Residence: New Delhi – NCR (India)
Additional Information: Hobbies: Badminton, hiking, volunteering, music and a budding football fan (Go Dawgs!)

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Carmen Sullivan

Class: 2018
Concentration: Marketing and Healthcare
Undergraduate School: Texas A&M University
Previous Employer: Amigos de las Americas
Title & Function: Health, Safety, & Crisis Manager
Most Recent Residence:Houston, TX

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Kaley Tabor

Class: 2019
Concentration:Marketing
Undergraduate School: University of Kentucky
Previous Employer: Alpha Delta Pi Sorority
Title & Function: Senior Leadership Consultant focused on recruiting and management
Most Recent Residence: Baton Rouge, LA
Additional Information: Hobbies: Cooking, reading, fishing, traveling

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Mary Helen Turnage

Class: 2019
Concentration:Marketing
Undergraduate School: Washington and Lee University
Previous Employer: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Title & Function: Recruiter, HR
Most Recent Residence: Atlanta, GA
Additional Information: Hobbies: Reading, cooking, art history

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