UVA Darden Connect

MBA - Connect


Connect with students, faculty, staff and Admissions representatives from the Darden MBA program.

How Can We Help?

From conversations to class visits, we offer next steps for wherever you may be in your MBA journey. We look forward to getting to know you.

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Student Ambassadors

Connect with a Student Ambassador.

Curious about the student experience? Contact the Darden student ambassadors to get the inside scoop on life at Darden. Ask what the case method is really like, find out about the ritual of First Coffee, learn more about the best places to get a burger or tapas — really, ask them anything. 

Contact a student.

Contact Us

Darden School of Business 
Office of Admissions 
100 Darden Boulevard 
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone: +1-434-924-7281 or 800-UVA-MBA1

Fax: +1-434-243-5033


Directions to Darden

Office Hours: Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (ET)

For general MBA and Admissions questions, please visit Frequently Asked Questions. Connect with us by attending a virtual coffee chat hosted by Admissions, taking a virtual tour of Groundsregistering for an upcoming event or applying online. If you have a specific question about your application, please email darden@virginia.edu, and your message will be forwarded to the appropriate person in our office.

Meet the Team

Admissions Committee

Dawna Clarke

Dawna Clarke

Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions

Katherine Alford UVA Darden Future Year Scholars

Katherine Alford

Director of Admissions, Future Year Scholars Program

Christian P.L. West

Christian P.L. West

Sr. Director of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Recruiting

Kristian Robinson

Kristian Robinson

Associate Director of Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Recruiting

Cheryl Jones

Cheryl Jones

Senior Associate Director of Admissions

Whitney Kestner

Whitney Kestner

Sr. Director of Admissions

Brett Twitty

Brett Twitty

Managing Director, Admissions & Strategic Initiatives Professional Degree Programs

Haley Whitlock Gyory

Haley Whitlock Gyory

Director of Admissions

Catie Yeilding

Catie Yeilding

Director of Admissions

Merav Frazier

Merav Frazier

Senior Associate Director of Global Recruitment

Ashley Robinson

Assistant Director of Admissions, Professional Degree Programs

Erika Elaine Glander

Associate Director of Admissions, Professional Degree Programs

Systems and Operations Teams

Amy Averell

Director of Admissions Systems and Analytics

Isabelle Mouton

Assistant Director of Admissions Systems and Analytics

Jon Rowand

Assistant Director of Admissions Systems and Analytics

Claire Cornell

Admissions Operations Analyst

Jeanne Beeler

Events and Executive Application Manager

Maggie Thompson

Application Coordinator

Steph Shoby

Office Manager

Communication and Marketing

Len Leiser

Senior Associate Director of Degree Program Marketing

Maggie Dodson

Assistant Director of Degree Program Marketing