For the discipline you demonstrate.
For the ethics you embody.
For your leadership. For your teamwork.
For your sacrifices. For your service.
For the impact you make at UCLA Anderson.
Class of 2020 graduate and John Wooden Global Leadership Fellow Rob Busalacchi is an investment banking associate at Barclays. He looks back on his experience balancing priorities while he went through the FEMBA program as a former U.S. Marine. Featuring: Rob Busalacchi (’20), Investment Banking Associate, Barclays
Why does a U.S. Marine Corps veteran earn an MBA from UCLA Anderson? And what can his military training teach the rest of us about dealing with COVID-19? Joel Searls reflects on these topics as well as his decision to reinvent himself as an associate producer of a feature-length Hollywood movie, Running with the Devil (2019), starring Nicholas Cage and Laurence Fishburne. Featuring: Joel Searls (’17), Investment Banking Associate, McCafferty & Company
Juan Rose (’13) and Derek Herrera (’15) met at the United States Naval Academy. They both joined the U.S. Marine Corps and pursued their executive MBAs at Anderson in succession. The friends were both John Wooden Global Leadership Fellows and have excelled professionally since graduating.
The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) consortium offers cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines disabled as a result of their service to operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
Phone: (310) 825-6944
Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA)
Phone: (310) 825-2632
Executive MBA (EMBA)
Phone: (310) 825-2632
Phone: (310) 206-3819
Association of Veterans at Anderson
We encourage you to reach out directly to members of the Association of Veterans at Anderson (AVA) board, including the VP of Admissions.
CONNECT WITH THE AVA
Connect with an MBA Student
Fill out a short inquiry form on our full-time MBA's Connect with a Student web page: In the "question" field, indicate your interest to connect with a military veteran in our student-led Admissions Ambassador Corps.
Veteran Student Affairs Officer
Phone: (310) 825-5391