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Scheller Salary Diaries: An Executive MBA Becomes VP With $270,000 Salary

This time on Scheller Salary Diaries, an Executive MBA Class of ‘20 alumna works her way to a position as vice president of global delivery and a $270,000 salary.
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Salary Diaries sheds light on the sometimes taboo and often mysterious topic of MBAs and money, including how people pay for their advanced degree and their salary after graduation and beyond.   

This time, an Executive MBA alumna from the Class of ‘20 works her way to a position as vice president of global delivery and a $270,000 salary.  

MBA Program: Executive MBA ‘20  
Current Age: 57  
Pronouns: She/her/hers  
Undergraduate Major: Computer Science  
Pre-MBA Years of Work Experience: 30  
Pre-MBA Industry: Professional Services  
Pre-MBA Occupation: Senior Program Manager  
Pre-MBA Salary: $188,000  
Current Industry: Professional Services  
Current Occupation: Vice President, Global Delivery  
Current Salary: $270,000  
Current City: Atlanta, GA  

Why an MBA? Why Scheller?  
Scheller is well-situated at the intersection of business and technology in the South.  

How did you finance your MBA?   
I paid for my MBA by refinancing and taking the equity out of my home.  

What do you wish you knew about an MBA?   
I wish I knew how critical expanding my network is.   

Thoughts or advice about the ROI of an MBA:   
The seniority of my roles has increased significantly since earning my MBA.  


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Note: Content for this story comes from alumni data submitted to the Scheller Marketing and Communications team for the Salary Diaries series

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