Louise Kapustka, executive director, Executive MBA Program at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business, received the 2015 Bud Fackler Service Award.
In 2010, Kapustka co-chaired the EMBAC Conference in Vancouver, Canada, and also was elected to a three-year term on the EMBAC Board of Trustees, helping lead EMBAC research initiatives. She has continued her service to the council and industry as a member of the EMBAC research committee. She also has presented numerous concurrent sessions at EMBAC conferences.
“Louise has helped the council and the industry in many significant ways,” says Michael Desiderio, EMBAC executive director. “Her work with the EMBAC research team has helped us all better understand industry trends and best practices among EMBA Programs. The fact that she continues to contribute to research initiatives only reinforces her commitment and dedication.”
Kapustka’s career has included management positions in retailing, as well as financial services where she served in diverse roles in operations, human resources, and corporate relationship management. She also worked for Microsoft Corporation in market research and product marketing. An EMBA program alumnus, she received her MBA from the University of Washington and her bachelor’s degree in education from Oregon State University.
Kapustka has served as EMBA Program executive director at the Foster School since 2003. She oversees all facets of program administration, including student, employer and faculty satisfaction, alumni engagement, program financial performance, recruiting, marketing, and staff development.
“I appreciate and learn so much from my interactions with EMBAC colleagues,” she says. “I love the camaraderie and collaboration the EMBA Council offers and positive impact it has on EMBA programs around the world.” Less...