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

Katherine Alford UVA Darden Future Year Scholars

Katherine Alford

Director of Admissions, Future Year Scholars Program

Dawna Clarke

Dawna Clarke

Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions

Merav Frazier

Merav Frazier

Senior Associate Director of Global Recruitment

Whitney Kestner

Whitney Kestner

Managing Director of Admissions for the Full-Time MBA Program

Holly Middaugh

Assistant Director of Admissions

Brett Twitty

Brett Twitty

Managing Director, Admissions & Strategic Initiatives Professional Degree Programs

Haley Whitlock Gyory

Haley Whitlock Gyory

Director of Admissions

Christian P.L. West

Christian P.L. West

Sr. Director of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Recruiting

Catie Yeilding

Catie Yeilding

Director of Admissions

Systems and Operations Teams

Amy Averell

Director of Admissions Systems and Analytics

Isabelle Mouton

Assistant Director of Admissions Systems and Analytics

Claire Cornell

Assistant Director of Systems and Analytics

Maggie Neff

Admissions Operations Analyst

Jeanne Beeler

Events and Executive Application Manager

Communication and Marketing

Len Leiser

Director, Degree Program Marketing

Maggie Dodson

Associate Director, Enrollment Communication and Marketing, Degree Programs

Emily Gower

Assistant Director of Admissions Marketing, Degree Programs