Gatton College to host Professional MBA Online Open House on April 29

University of Kentucky MBA program at the Gatton College of Business and Economics welcomes all working professionals, industry leaders and executives in Kentucky and beyond to attend their Professional MBA Open House event (online only) on Wednesday, April 29th at 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Online registration can be found at

Candidates will have the opportunity to learn more about Gatton's professional MBA options which include the Professional MBA, Professional MBA (For Leaders in Healthcare) Real-Time, Online MBA and applicable dual degree programs by participating in an online event using the Zoom technology.

The highlight of the event will be the UK MBA Spotlight conversation which will feature successful UK MBA alumni and current students who will speak about their positive experiences in the program, how the UK MBA has helped shaped their careers and offer advice to the prospective candidates. The spotlight speakers will include:

  • Taunya Phillips, Senior Associate Director, New Ventures & Alliances at the University of Kentucky
  • Carolina Hall, Global Sales Specialist at Lexmark
  • Jonathan Pliszka, Vice President and Business Development at Morningstar and Principal, High Knoll Wealth Advisors
  • Dr. Romil Chada, Associate Professor and Division Chief (Interim) of Hospital Medicine at UK Healthcare

The Professional MBA and Professional MBA (For Leaders in Healthcare) brings together a diverse network of working professionals and executives from various industries such as engineering, law, healthcare, agriculture, transportation, manufacturing, technology, banking/finance, government and military who are interested advancing, switching careers or pursuing managerial, technical, leadership roles and entrepreneurial roles.

"We are very pleased to offer this event as an opportunity to help our professional candidates make an informed decision on the UK MBA program," says Harvie Wilkinson, MBA Program Director. "During these challenging times, it's important that we continue equipping our students with the knowledge and skills to be effective leaders in their companies, organizations and respective communities. With our new Real-Time, Online MBA option, candidates can now enjoy the flexibility of learning, engaging and participating with our program 100% online in real-time."

For more information, please contact Christopher T. Carney, Director of MBA Recruitment at the Gatton College of Business and Economics. Event registration can be found at