UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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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

  • Consultant and Coach for over 14 years in her entrepreneurial firm specializing in Organizational Development, Strategic Planning, Leadership Development, HR Strategy and Learning & Professional Development
  • Former CEO of $27M retail operation
  • Corporate career includes roles in Learning & Organizational Development, HR, Marketing and Finance for several Fortune 500 companies, including Hanes/L'eggs Hosiery, Nortel Networks and Georgia Pacific Corporation
  • MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business with studies concentrated in Marketing and Organizational Behavior
  • BBA from Howard University in Accounting
  • Native of Durham, NC

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