Find the answers to questions like: What can I get out of an MBA? Should I apply to an MBA program right after getting an undergraduate degree? How can I prepare for admission? An MBA admissions representative from NYU Stern plus current and recent MBA students will answer any questions you may have. Click on Career Net to register.
Brian White, Assistant Director of MBA Admissions, NYU Stern
Liz Batsche, Current NYU Stern MBA Student
Daniel Egan, Director of Energy and Sustainability for Vornado Realty (MBA CUNY)
Amy Leasca, Marketing Director, HBO (MBA Fordham)
Brian White is an Assistant Director of MBA Admissions at NYU Stern. He received his BA from Colgate University with a concentration in geology. Prior to working at NYU Stern, Brian worked on research with the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and as a staff geologist with Roux Associates, a private environmental consulting firm. At the NYU Stern Admissions Office, he is a member of their marketing team and works specifically with military veterans and international students. Brian received his MA in Higher Education and Student Personnel Administration from NYU Steinhardt and is currently completing his MBA from the NYU Stern Langone Part-time MBA program.
Liz Batsche is currently in her second year as an MBA student at the NYU Leonard N. Stern School of Business. She graduated from the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University in 2007 with a B.S. in Finance. Prior to Stern, Liz was an investment banker, most recently at Jefferies & Co. in Charlotte, North Carolina. She is involved in multiple roles at Stern, including: VP of Marketing & Social Media for the GMA, VP of Admissions for the Luxury and Retail Club, VP of Corporate Relations for Cellar (Wine & Spirits Club), Co-Chair of Follies, a columnist for the Stern Opportunity and a very enthusiastic leader for Block 3. During her first semester, she was part of a team that completed a marketing consulting project for Brenne, a French whisky. During the spring semester, Liz had an internship at EVR NYC, a new club, lounge and restaurant in NYC’s Empire District. Her projects consisted of marketing and social media strategies for the new venue. This summer, Liz had a 10-week MBA Marketing Internship at Diageo working on a luxury strategy for CÎROC Ultra Premium Vodka. She will be returning to Diageo full-time after she graduates in May 2014.
Dan Eagan is the Director of Energy and Sustainability for Vornado Realty Trust’s New York division. Vornado is a fully diversified publicly traded REIT, and owns and manages 100 million square feet of real estate nationwide. Dan oversees Vornado’s sustainability program, which combines environmental, fiscal and social responsibility for over 20 MSF of Class A buildings in Manhattan. In addition to his work in sustainability, Dan manages budgets for over $90 million in annual utility costs. Special projects under Dan’s jurisdiction include all LEED and Energy Star affiliated programs, as well as any legislative matters relating to Mayor Bloomberg’s PlaNYC 2030 program. Of particular importance is Dan’s managing of Vornado’s Energy Efficiency Capital Improvement fund, which executes projects with targeted energy reduction goals. Prior to Vornado, Dan was a property manager with Grubb and Ellis in northern New Jersey. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Metropolitan Studies from NYU and his MBA from CUNY with a concentration in Real Estate and Finance.
Amy Leasca is a media marketing professional with 9 years of experience, spending the majority of her career at HBO. Amy is currently a Marketing Director in HBO’s Domestic Network Distribution group, managing marketing activity in partnership with the networks largest cable distributors. Amy engages with partners on everything from traditional subscriber driven marketing campaigns to integrated co-branded experiences, including the Game of Thrones Season 3 pop-up exhibit – Game of Thrones the Exhibition, held in New York City. Amy earned her B.S in Business Management and Marketing from the University of Rhode Island and her MBA from Fordham University’s Graduate School of Business.