Our Evening MBA students represent a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, holding positions such as specialists, analysts, managers, and entrepreneurs.

Many of our students have strong business backgrounds, while others have experience in healthcare, technology, engineering, and more, which creates a robust team-based learning experience. One common thread beyond their industry background is that they all chose the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program to fast-track their careers and increase their earning potential while balancing school, work, and family life.

We invite you to get to know our students and recent graduates highlighted below, and discover the many ways they’re benefitting from this affordable, high-caliber part time MBA program.

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Heather Kopec

Build Skills to Lead

Heather Kopec (MBA '17) entered the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program to open doors for future career opportunities. With an undergraduate degree in Art and Spanish, she knew she had the creative and communication skills to succeed, but wanted to complement her undergraduate education with a greater focus on strategy and analysis. Heather is seeing tangible results while continuing to work.

Julia Fillingame

Connect with Global Thought Leaders

Having worked abroad extensively, Julia Fillingame (MBA '18) returned to Madison to earn her Wisconsin Evening MBA and move her career forward. A specialist in nonprofits, microenterprises, and artisan cooperatives, Julia is building her leadership skills in order to be a more effective manager within the development and NGO world.

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