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Our UCLA EMBAssadors are students and alumni who volunteer to connect with you and share their firsthand experience in the EMBA program. They are happy to answer your questions about the student experience, the value of an MBA from UCLA, balancing work/personal life/school and any other questions that are top of mind. 
Connect with the UCLA EMBAssadors at our Q&A with EMBA Student events or browse our list of UCLA EMBAssadors and request an introduction. The admissions staff will not be present at these sessions. If you have specific questions about the application process, your candidacy, program cost, etc., please consider connecting with the admissions team at one of these events
Q&A with EMBA Student EMBAssadors
Join a Small Group Virtual Q&A Session with our student EMBAssadors to ask your questions about the program, curriculum, and student experience.  One or two of the students listed below will be present at these 30 minute drop-in sessions. 
Connect One-on-one with a UCLA EMBAssador
We encourage you to explore the list of UCLA EMBAssadors below and select 1-2 individuals that you would like to connect with via a 30-minute phone call.
You can use the arrows to sort the columns to find your best match. Click on the UCLA EMBAassdor name to view their full profile and complete a brief form to initiate an email introduction. 
Class Year
Current Industry
Current Company
Current Function
City (in EMBA)
State (in EMBA)
Ross Felix 2020 Bi-Weekly Healthcare Services Novocardia Health Strategic Planning Los Angeles CA
Abhisek Rath 2018 Bi-Weekly Entertainment Amazon Web Services Consulting Culver City CA
Shawna Sopp 2019 Monthly Healthcare Services Cedars-Sinai Marketing - Other Reseda CA
Abhinav Pande 2020 Monthly Entertainment Netflix Software Development Cypress CA
Ania Puczylows 2020 Bi-Weekly Marketing Brand Socialite Marketing - Brand Management Los Angeles CA
Tim Arnold 2021 Monthly Financial Services - VC/PE Steamwork Ventures Founder/Owner Valencia CA
Sudip Mishra 2021 Monthly Financial Services - Investment Mgmt. BlackRock Software Development Philadelphia PA
Pat Gould 2020 Monthly Consulting Control Risks Consulting Los Angeles CA
Brian D'Souza 2021 Monthly Medicine/Pharma/Biotech Amgen Software Development Tampa FL
Raphael Kallas 2021 Monthly Real Estate Kallas Group Real Estate - Development Santa Monica CA
Stephan Hwang 2020 Monthly Financial Services - Diversified JP Morgan Finance - Analysis/Investments Hayward CA
Neil Madia 2020 Bi-Weekly Real Estate CoreLogic Finance - Corporate Finance Tustin CA
Chad Hunt 2020 Bi-Weekly Financial Services - Investment Mgmt. SS&C GlobeOp Accounting/Controller Los Angeles CA
Mark Epelbaum 2021 Bi-Weekly High Tech - Other ProHow Founder/Owner Los Angeles CA
Lynn Bresnahan 2021 Bi-Weekly Consumer Packaged Goods Who Gives a Crap Operations/Production Los Angeles CA
Marissa Vasquez Machuca 2018 Monthly Healthcare Services UCLA Health Healthcare/Health Management Los Angeles CA
Jason Anklowitz 2017 Bi-Weekly Software Zipprd / Arsome Technology Founder/Owner Los Angeles CA
Vikash Jhunjhunwala 2019 Monthly Healthcare Services Western Dental Finance - Corporate Finance Lakewood CA