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.


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)
Vikram Saurabh 2020 Monthly Software Amazon Web Services Software Development Los Angeles CA
Sharon Friedman 2021 Bi-Weekly Software Amazon Web Services Marketing - Brand Management Santa Monica CA
Marissa Vasquez Machuca 2018 Bi-Weekly Healthcare Services UCLA Health Healthcare/Health Management Los Angeles CA
Annirudh Duddala 2020 Bi-Weekly High Tech - Other Amazon Web Services Marketing - Sales Seattle WA
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 Puczylowska 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
Alison Bradbury 2023 Monthly High Tech - Hardware Elo Touch Solutions Other Knoxville TN
Alison Giordano 2023 Bi-Weekly Entertainment The Walt Disney Company Business Development Los Angeles CA
Andrey Kudievskiy 2023 Bi-Weekly Consulting Distillery Tech Founder/Owner Redondo Beach CA
Anthony Kim 2022 Blended Aerospace Apogee Engineering Operations/Production Vandenberg SFB CA
Bryan Evangelista 2023 Monthly Aerospace Northrop Grumman General Management Culver City CA
Erin Karahadian 2022 Monthly Food/Beverage/Tobacco E&J Gallo Winery Business Development Costa Mesa CA
Galib Galib 2023 Blended Real Estate Provincetown Property Management LLC Founder/Owner Los Angeles CA
George Lang 2023 Bi-Weekly High Tech - Other PeerStreet Software Development Los Angeles CA
Gideon Spitzer-Williams 2023 Blended Telecommunications Tinder Marketing - Brand Management Culver City CA
Heidi Wu 2022 Monthly High Tech - Consumer Products Amazon Strategic Planning Bay Area CA
Isabelle Koverda 2023 Bi-Weekly Medicine/Pharma/Biotech Edwards Lifesciences Marketing - Product Management Long Beach CA
Jeanelle Arias 2023 Bi-Weekly Non-Profit/Social Impact Goodwill Southern California Other Los Angeles CA
Jennifer Chu 2023 Bi-Weekly Consumer Packaged Goods Diamond Art Club General Management Los Angeles CA
JJ Baltazar 2023 Blended High Tech - Consumer Products JP Morgan Chase Other Visalia CA
Johnny Lin 2022 Bi-Weekly Entertainment Filmula Entertainment Founder/Owner Beverly Hills CA
Kamini Mahajan 2022 Bi-Weekly Entertainment DIRECTV Marketing - Product Management Redondo Beach CA
Malia Mason 2023 Monthly Computer Related Services Corvus Other Long Beach CA
Matt Macnak 2023 Monthly Software Instabase Technical Consulting Dallas TX
Meredith Wollman 2022 Bi-Weekly Consumer Packaged Goods Mattel Marketing - Merchandising/Retail Rancho Palos Verdes CA
Rachel Sollenberger 2023 Bi-Weekly Sports Bally Sports Marketing - Sales Los Angeles CA
Ranjani Krishna 2023 Bi-Weekly Healthcare Services Kaiser Permanente Engineering Arcadia CA
Shahzad Siddique 2023 Monthly Medicine/Pharma/Biotech Mercy Medical Group Healthcare/Health Management Roseville CA
Stephen Perlstein 2023 Blended Entertainment Studio71 MIS/EDP Management Los Angeles CA
Victoria (Tori) Flynn 2023 Bi-Weekly Entertainment Sony Pictures Entertainment Finance - Corporate Finance West Hollywood CA
Xavier Jauregui 2020 Bi-Weekly High Tech - Hardware ESAB Corp

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Asia Jordan 2024 Bi-Weekly Consulting EY Finance - Lending Los Angeles CA
Yana Potashnik 2022 Blended Healthcare Services Maven Clinic Other Palo Alto CA