Brandon Lodriguss, Executive Director, Wharton San Francisco, Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship

Brandon is part of the leadership team for Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship. His responsibilities include all aspects of operations at our San Francisco campus.


Karl Ulrich, Vice Dean, Entrepreneurship and Innovation




Operations, Events and Front Desk

Selena Stribling, Event Assistant

Selena joined Wharton | San Francisco in 2016. She graduated with a BS in Hospitality and Tourism Management with a minor in Business Administration. She is now pursuing an MBA at Notre Dame de Namur University. Selena serves as the first point-of-contact at Wharton and provides support for the facilities and events teams. Selena has helped coordinate large scale events such as the 15th Annual Wharton Gala. In May of 2016, Selena helped launch the Open Space Pilot, a program that benefits current students and alums to focus on entrepreneurship and launch their start-up ventures. Selena continues to manage event logistics as well as managing many aspects of the Wharton San Francisco campus including the Wharton San Francisco website.

Kylie Hicks, Program Coordinator

Kylie manages Wharton San Francisco’s budget. She handles AR/AP as they relate to events and operations at Wharton San Francisco.



Michelle Ortiz, Administrative Coordinator

Fele Uperesa, Administrative Coordinator

Fele is part of the Operations team. Her responsibilities include coordinating administrative and event logistics, facility usage, and the Open Space pilot. She also provides WEMBA program support as necessary.


Talitha McAdams, Administrative Assistant

Talitha is part of the Operations team. She acts as a liason between Wharton and the community and is often the first contact for students and guests. She provides support to the Operations team and Open Space Pilot participants.



Allison Grant, Director, Special Events

Allison is part of the Wharton Marketing and Communications team, She works directly with Wharton San Francisco, Wharton Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group and Wharton External Affairs teams to foster and develop key strategic relations on the West Coast by overseeing, planning and executing all logistical arrangements for events.


Information Technology

Jamie Lee, IT Director

Jamie is part of the Wharton Computing team. His responsibilities encompass managing all aspects of technical support operations at our San Francisco campus.


Michelle Swenson, IT Support Specialist

Michelle is part of the Wharton Computing team. Her responsibilities include administration of our campus IT Systems as well as Tier 2 Classroom Technology and Helpdesk support in SF.


Tiffany Tachibana, IT Support Specialist

Andrew Yang, IT Support

Andrew provides IT and AV support for WEMBA, staff, and events.

Joe Ngan, IT Support

Ben Fu, IT Support