Wharton Stories: Veterans & Military

Veteran co-founders Chase Hobby, WG’20, and Evan Seale, WG’20, recall how their time in the armed services played a pivotal role in their desire to pursue entrepreneurship at Wharton.

From the Battlefield to the Boardroom

Chris Molaro, WG’17, founder of Neuroflow, talks about using data & wearables to fight PTSD with Karl Ulrich, Wharton Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

How Neuroflow Is Using Data & Wearables to Fight PTSD

After more than six years as a Special Forces medical sergeant, Thomas Cavett, WG’18, G’18, came to Wharton to work on the launch of an innovative traumatic injury detection device.

How This Lauder Vet Is Working to Create Life-Saving Devices for the Military

When George Dutile, WG’17, wanted to transition from the military, he and his wife worried about taking a risk on an MBA. They went “all in” at Wharton, and the whole family benefited.

Why This Vet Brought His Family to Wharton and Why It Was the Best Thing He Ever Did

Joe Butcher, WG’16, saw Lipman Prize finalist Riders for Health in action, addressing one of the greatest challenges for health care workers in sub-Saharan Africa: a lack of reliable transport to reach remote communities.

A Consulting Trip to Malawi Brings Social Impact to Life for This Lipman Fellow

“There are more than 80 veterans and active military members between the two Wharton MBA classes and they form the tight-knit Wharton Veterans Club — which provides a community of peers that are united by service and help each other through the journey into civilian life.”

How Wharton Helped This MBA Student Learn How to ‘Be a Veteran’

You have to localize the force you’re going to put on something to be able to have a lasting impact.

Former Submarine Officer Creates a New Path with Wharton Fintech

“Wharton plus consulting will help me make the career transition I’m looking for.”

Making a Career Transition, From Seoul to Philly

At Wharton, I’ve had so many opportunities to meet new people organically that I didn’t need to put forth that extra effort; the program is great at taking care of that for you.

Being a Veteran at Wharton

“If exposure to potentially varied industries and many companies in a fast-paced, team-based environment excites you, consulting may be a good fit and Wharton is the perfect place to take that leap.”

How Wharton Helps With a Transition to Consulting