Contact Us

There are several ways to contact us to learn more about our programs.

Request a Pre-Assessment

  • Submitting your résumé for a pre-assessment is a great way to begin a dialogue with our Admissions team. After receiving your résumé, we will contact you with feedback on your qualifications or questions for further discussion. Pre-assessment requests are fulfilled within about a week.

Attend an Admissions Event:

  • Admissions Events allow you to learn more about the program and meet program administration. Events are held in cities across the United States throughout the year. Visit our events page for cities, dates, and to register.

Start an Application

  • Application accounts can be opened at any time. If you have any questions about the application, please contact us.

Call or Email Us:

  • Please contact any member of our team, listed below. Questions can also be emailed to emba@cornell.edu. Or, call 607-255-9549.

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Cornell University
The Breazzano Family Center for Business Education
209 Dryden Rd, 4th Floor
Ithaca, New York
14850-4627

Phone: 607-255-9549
Fax: 607-255-0018
E-mail: emba@cornell.edu
Website: www.johnson.cornell.edu

Michael Nowlis

Associate Dean for Executive MBA Programs
Phone: 607-255-6425
E-Mail: nowlis@cornell.edu

Admissions

Gayle Rigione

Gayle Rigione

Senior Director of Admissions and Marketing
Phone: 607-255-5257
E-mail: rigione@cornell.edu

Sarah Sarhangi

Sarah Sarhangi

Associate Director of Admissions & Marketing
E-mail: supperman@cornell.edu

Marissa Hairston

Marissa Hairston

Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone: 607-255-6444
E-mail: mjh439@cornell.edu

Heather Martens

Heather Martens

Admissions & Application Manager, Cornell Executive MBA Americas
Phone: 607-255-8438
E-mail: haw66@cornell.edu

Christine Smith

Christine O'Brien

Admissions & Application Manager, Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY
Phone: 607-255-0008
E-mail: cobrien@cornell.edu

Jessica Portillo

Jessica Portillo

Assistant Director of Business Development, Mexico and Latin America
Phone: 607-255-8480
E-mail: jp2363@cornell.edu

Operations and Student Services

Verne Thalheimer

Verne Thalheimer

Senior Director of Operations and Program Services
Phone: 607-255-7941
E-mail: vt47@cornell.edu

Susan DuBrava

Susan DuBrava

Financial Coordinator & Admissions Assistant
Phone: 607-254-1260
E-mail: sd693@cornell.edu

Patrick Feely

Patrick Feely

Assistant Director of Program Services
Phone: 607-255-4251
E-mail: pef6@cornell.edu

Laura Jacoby

Laura Jacoby

Manager, Academic Services, Cornell Executive MBA Americas
Phone: 607-255-0222
E-mail: lal12@cornell.edu

Erin Kelly

Erin Kelly

Manager, Academic Services, Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY
Phone: 607-255-5846
E-mail: eak58@cornell.edu

Career Coaching Staff

Laurie Sedgwick

Laurie Sedgwick

Director of Career Management, Executive MBA Programs and Alumni
lds9@cornell.edu

Nicole Woodard

Nicole Woodard

Associate Director (NYC)
ndw25@cornell.edu

Liz Colodny

Liz Colodny

EMBA Career Coach
esc84@cornell.edu

Dianne Lombard

Dianne Lombard

Project Coordinator
Phone: 607-255-9549
E-mail: dml349@cornell.edu

Tara Padua

Tara Padua

Associate Director (NYC)
Phone: 607-255-4592
E-mail: tlp68@cornell.edu

Technology Services

Stephen Demmings

Stephen Demmings

Distance Education Strategic Operations Manager
Phone: 607-254-8967
E-mail: srd38@cornell.edu

Helen Oland

Studio Operations Manager
Phone: 607-255-7596
Email: ho243@cornell.edu