Wharton Stories: Veterans & Military

Adam Beauregard is using his MBA education to further his Navy career, while benefiting from several programs that helped him pay for his degree.

Four Ways This Navy Officer Is Expanding His Perspective and Prospects in Wharton’s EMBA Program

Chris Molaro, WG’17, founder of Neuroflow, talks about using data & wearables to fight PTSD with Karl Ulrich, Wharton Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

How Neuroflow Is Using Data & Wearables to Fight PTSD

After more than six years as a Special Forces medical sergeant, Thomas Cavett, WG’18, G’18, came to Wharton to work on the launch of an innovative traumatic injury detection device.

How This Lauder Vet Is Working to Create Life-Saving Devices for the Military

When George Dutile, WG’17, wanted to transition from the military, he and his wife worried about taking a risk on an MBA. They went “all in” at Wharton, and the whole family benefited.

Why This Vet Brought His Family to Wharton and Why It Was the Best Thing He Ever Did

Ron LaSalvia, WG’08, made the transition from submarine commander to executive with the Wharton MBA Program for Executives.

A Former Submarine Commander on 4 Ways Wharton Helps Military Students Transition to the Private Sector

Joe Butcher, WG’16, saw Lipman Prize finalist Riders for Health in action, addressing one of the greatest challenges for health care workers in sub-Saharan Africa: a lack of reliable transport to reach remote communities.

A Consulting Trip to Malawi Brings Social Impact to Life for This Lipman Fellow

“We were willing to go abroad and fight for American values, but now that we are home, we want to continue protecting those values.”

How a Former Marine Took on a Finance Role at The Washington Post and a Volunteer Role in Refugee Resettlement

Many of us have been in dicey situations and know that a good plan now is better than a perfect plan next week. We can jump into messy situations, take command, and get people pointed in the right direction.

How This Former Pilot Applies His Military Experience to the Business World

“There are more than 80 veterans and active military members between the two Wharton MBA classes and they form the tight-knit Wharton Veterans Club — which provides a community of peers that are united by service and help each other through the journey into civilian life.”

How Wharton Helped This MBA Student Learn How to ‘Be a Veteran’

Student Combines Real Estate, Military, and Business Experiences in African Venture