UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Shaping Leaders, Driving Results

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Admissions Committee

Ed Anderson
Assistant Director of Admissions

Brittany Craig
Associate Director of Admissions

  • Experience in undergraduate admissions at Hampshire College
  • Began career as a social worker
  • Has lived in Massachusetts, Vermont, New York and San Francisco
  • B.A. from Hampshire College
  • MSW from University of California, Berkeley
  • Native of Montpelier, Vermont

Amanda Harding
Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Consultant and Assessment Administrator, AvoLead LLC, an executive leadership consultancy
  • Served in multiple management roles involving Sales and Marketing, Client Relations, and Project Operations at Quintiles Commercial Solutions, a global CRO
  • Former Director, Career Development & Services, UNC-CH School of Law
  • Former research psychologist at UT-Austin and UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Master’s, Counseling Psychology, University of Texas-Austin; B.A., Education, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • Native of Virginia

Virginia Hewitt Gilbert
Assistant Director of Admissions

  • 13 years of marketing and account management experience
  • Former VP, Account Management for Louisville advertising agency working with Yum! Brands (KFC); also worked as an Account Manager for marketing firm based in San Francisco, managing Gap and AOL accounts
  • Consultant for Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, Washington DC area
  • MBA, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
  • B.A. in French, Davidson College. Studied and taught in Paris

John Hughes
Assistant Director of Admissions

  • 17 years Senior Executive, Avon Products
  • Worked for Several years as Ex. VP in Financial Services Industry
  • Former CEO of a Telecommunications company that he founded and sold to a NYSE firm
  • Undergraduate degree- B.S. Psychology, U.C. Berkeley
  • MBA - Marshall School, Univ. Of Southern California
  • Native of California
Alison Hope Jesse
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
  • Member of the Kenan-Flagler MBA Admissions staff since September 1998
  • Formerly Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Admission at The College of William and Mary
  • Lived, studied and taught in Germany and Switzerland
  • B.A. in Philosophy, Grinnell College; M.A. in German Language and Literature, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Native of Virginia 

In Suk Catherine Koo
Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Over 15 years of corporate law practice
  • Formerly Assistant General Counsel at a global hospitality and food service company headquartered in New York
  • BA in Asian Studies and Sociology from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • JD from Rutgers Law School (formerly Rutgers School of Law - Newark)
  • Lived in New Jersey, upstate New York and Florida before moving to Chapel Hill in 2010

Emily Page
Assistant Director of Admissions

Betsy Polk
Assistant Director of Admissions

Sherry Wallace
Director of MBA Admissions

  • Joined UNC Kenan-Flagler staff eleven years after earning MBA at UNC
  • Former Marketing Director at SkyBox International, Fleer/SkyBox sports & entertainment cards
  • Former self-employed marketing consultant
  • Worked in brand management at Planters LifeSavers Company
  • Former Account Executive (on Kraft Foods) at the Leo Burnett Company, Chicago ad agency
  • B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish from UNC; MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler
  • Native of Henderson, North Carolina

Julie Wiley
Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Practiced law for over 10 years
  • Admitted to practice in North Carolina and Maryland
  • Worked as Senior Surety Claim Attorney for St. Paul-Travellers (formerly St. Paul Companies) the largest surety company in the world
  • A.B. in Public Policy Studies and Art History from Duke University; J.D. from Washington and Lee University
  • Native of the New York Metropolitan area

Stephanie Barbee Williams
Senior Associate Director of Admissions

  • Joined UNC Kenan-Flagler in 2015 after 7 years in admissions and recruitment for NC Central's School of Law
  • B.S. in Business Administration from Hampton University; M.S. in Business Education from UNC-Greensboro; J.D. from NC Central University
  • Practiced family/domestic law in North Carolina
  • Native of Greensboro, North Carolina