UVA Darden Announces Six New Leadership Board Members

26 July 2017

By Molly Coyle

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business announced the election of new members to its Corporate Advisory Board and Global Advisory Council.

“We welcome an exemplary group of individuals to our advisory boards,” said Scott Beardsley, dean and Charles C. Abbott Professor of Business Administration. “These members embody Darden’s values and will lead us toward the realization of the School’s full potential, particularly in the areas of strengthening corporate partnerships and growing Darden’s global impact and stature.”

The Corporate Advisory Board added four members. These individuals include:

  • Caribou Honig (MBA/JD ’96), co-founder, QED Investors
  • Abby Ruiz de Gamboa (MBA ’04), principal, Deloitte Consulting
  • Katherine Vega Stultz, corporate vice president, Celgene Corp.
  • Eric Swanson (MBA ’08), category leader, video games and software, Amazon

The Global Advisory Council added two members:

  • Todd Marin (MBA ’89)
  • Jianwei Yao (MBA ’01), managing director, Profision Shipping Capital Management Ltd.

The Darden School’s six leadership boards include more than 180 distinguished leaders who collectively serve as an innovative force in the advancement of the School throughout the world.

“The new class of advisory board members bring deep industry experience and international perspective to our boards,” said Michael Woodfolk, president of the Darden School Foundation. “They represent the global reach of our programs and varied aspirations of our students.”

About the University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business prepares responsible global leaders through unparalleled transformational learning experiences. Darden’s graduate degree programs (MBA, MSBA and Ph.D.) and Executive Education & Lifelong Learning programs offered by the Darden School Foundation set the stage for a lifetime of career advancement and impact. Darden’s top-ranked faculty, renowned for teaching excellence, inspires and shapes modern business leadership worldwide through research, thought leadership and business publishing. Darden has Grounds in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the Washington, D.C., area and a global community that includes 18,000 alumni in 90 countries. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.


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