In a Word: Destination

The Daniels College of Business and the surrounding area provides a dynamic learning environment with countless opportunities to test your new-found skills, get involved and form lasting friendships.

There’s no place like the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.

Founded in 1864, the University of Denver is the oldest private university in the region. Explore what it’s like to be a Daniels student:

 On Campus

Daniels is located on the 125 acre University of Denver campus equidistant to downtown Denver and the Denver Tech Center. The campus is a blend of a century’s worth of architecture, green commons and stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. At every corner, you’ll find facilities that promote the best of learning, sports and the performing arts.

Student Resources and Support

We want to help you make the most of your time at Daniels. You’ll find a wide range of academic and professional resources and support including:

  • Community Square: The Community Square is a Daniels facility resource where students, staff, and faculty can enjoy the amenities of computer technology printers and fax machines.
  • DU Writing Center: Open to all DU students, the Writing Center assists students with all types of writing projects: class assignments, professional writing and multimedia presentations.
  • Daniels Career Services: Daniels Career Services provides lifelong career management services to Daniels graduate-level students and alumni including career coaching, an extensive online jobs resource, on-campus recruiting and job search workshops.

Denver and the Rocky Mountains

Why Denver? It’s all in the numbers.


Denver has big-city amenities—Fortune 500 companies, public transportation, nightlife and more—with the friendly feel of a smaller town. Thanks to its thriving business and social scene, Denver is consistently ranked by Forbes and Kiplinger’s as one of the top cities for young professionals and recent college graduates.

A Hub of Opportunity

Denver is a regional hub for business, government and culture. You’ll find countless opportunities to put your business skills to the test through internships and student consulting projects for a wide range of businesses—from international conglomerates to entrepreneurial start-ups. Daniels students also give back to the community through volunteer opportunities coordinated by the College and student organizations.

An Active Community

The University of Denver campus, Denver and the nearby Rocky Mountains are perfect for active minds and bodies. From the state-of-the-art fitness center at DU’s Ritchie Center to the Rocky Mountains to the manmade playground of downtown Denver, you’ll have lots of opportunities to unwind and get to know your fellow Daniels students.

Learn more about life at Daniels, the University of Denver and the surrounding area:

 Alumni Resources

You already know the power of a business network. With an Executive MBA from Daniels, you’ll become part of an extensive network of peers, alumni, faculty and staff who have shared the same rigorous and rewarding experiences. EMBA alumni include leaders in corporate, entrepreneurial, nonprofit and governmental organizations—valuable contacts you can rely on in the years ahead.

Get Involved. Stay Involved.

EMBA alumni are among the most active at Daniels. They stay involved through:

The EMBA alumni are part of Daniels’ 30,000 strong alumni network. Learn more about general alumni services and events.

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Stacy Cason
Stacy Cason
Contractor, Greater Colorado Anesthesiology

Stacy Cason—EMBA Cohort 62

Originally from Louisiana, Stacy's first career was in healthcare for 13 years: BS in nursing, MS in anesthesiology. The EMBA is a change agent into a new career. She loves fashion and travel, is an avid cyclist and has competed in many triathlons including a full Ironman while in the EMBA program. Stacy lives in Denver with her golden retriever Max.

Mizraim Cordero
Mizraim Cordero
Director, Colorado Competitive Council (C3)

Mizraim Cordero—EMBA Cohort 63

Mizraim S. Cordero migrated to the United States the summer of 1989 from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. At the time, while still a minor, he resided with his parents in New York City. He attended Aviation High School in Queens, NY. Mizraim graduated from Lehman College of the City University of New York with a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Social Work and a minor in Sociology in June of 1998. In May of 1999 He then graduated from the New York University’s School of Social Work with a Master Degree in Clinical Social Work’s as an Advanced Standing student.

In the summer of 1998 he’d began his career in counseling at Catholic Charities Behavioral Health Services of the Archdiocese of New York in their Washington Heights/Inwood Clinic (while he continued his graduate studies). In his role as clinician Mizraim not only worked with individuals, he also developed his skills in working with community partners to meet the broader needs of his clients.

After 6 years of service in the Mental Health field he was offered a position as the Social Services Director at the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) Early Childhood Division in the Bronx, NY. In this capacity he managed all the social services within the division’s three programs; an Early Head Start serving seventy five pregnant mothers and children 0-3 years old; a Head Start program serving fifty two now ninety two children 3-5 years old; and a network of twenty licensed family childcare providers servicing over 300 preschool and school-age children and their families in the immediate Kingsbridge Heights community. In 2005 Mizraim graduated from the Columbia University Executive Business School’s Non-for-profit Management Program. In 2006 he was promoted to Department Director for Early Childhood at KHCC. In this role he was responsible for the administrative management the three early childhood programs.

In February of 2008 Mizraim relocated his family to the state of Colorado and accepted a position as the Administrator of the Adams County Head Start. In that role he oversaw all aspects of a program which serves four hundred and seventy children ages 3-5 year old and their families in five Adams County school districts.
Recruited by the then City Manager of Commerce City, in January of 2010 Mizraim was appointed to serve as the Intergovernmental Relations Manager. In this role Mizraim was the city’s chief lobbyist for local, regional, State and Federal legislative and advocacy issues. He was also in charge of community relations efforts and stakeholder engagement; and supervised the efforts to secure alternative funding sources for the city projects through grants.

In January of 2013 Mizraim became the Director of the Colorado Competitive Council which works to make Colorado one of the best places in the country to do business. C3 collaborates with other business groups to advocate for sound policies that encourage growth of key industries and attract more primary jobs to Colorado. This is a great fit for Mizraim because it allows him to use his background in government affairs and his passion for helping businesses and communities in Colorado thrive.

Kyle Dahm
Kyle Dahm
Assistant Program Director, AirLife Denver

Kyle Dahm—EMBA Cohort 63

Kyle Dahm is the Assistant Director of AirLife Denver, the Critical Care transport service for the HealthONE Hospital system. He received his B.S. in Nursing from the University of WI at Eau Claire. His career includes 20 years working in EMS/FIRE, Emergency Departments, ICUs and Flight Nursing.

Erik Glenn
Erik Glenn
Deputy Director, Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust

Erik Glenn—EMBA Cohort 64

Erik is the Deputy Director of the Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT), a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to conserving the places that make Colorado unique. Erik is primarily responsible for overseeing CCALT’s conservation strategies and transactions. Erik is a graduate of Colorado State University's Werner College of Natural Resources and the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law.

Jennifer Larson
Jennifer Larson
Marketing Consultant

Jennifer Larson—EMBA Cohort 64

Jennifer Larson is a business and marketing professional experienced in leading start-up initiatives in the education and technology industries. Jennifer holds a BA in Mathematical Sciences from the University of California, Santa Barbara and is currently pursuing her MBA at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver.

Subbu Palaniappan
Subbu Palaniappan
Software Configuration Manager, ProBuild

Subbu Palaniappan—EMBA Cohort 64

Subbu is a Process Expert/Project Manager at ProBuild Holdings. He is responsible for defining, implementing and improving IT specific processes in ProBuild, and has expertise in Release Management, Project Management, Change Control and Software Configuration Management.

Subbu is also a professional dance instructor. He and his fiancé teach Salsa, Bachata and Bollywood in the Denver Metro area. They also have a performance company and do shows in and around Colorado.

Tim Redetzke
Tim Redetzke
Senior Accounting Manager, TeleTech

Tim Redetzke—EMBA Cohort 62

Tim has over 11 years of experience in the field of accounting; 6 of those years were in public accounting and experience with the Big 4. He has managed and led accounting teams since 2008. Tim's work experience spans several industries, including hospitality, moving & storage, healthcare, real estate and most recently BPO. He has a high focus on team and personal development. The roles where Tim experienced significant success were management of team transitions, process improvement and cost reduction while maintaining outcomes. Tim leads by example and manages via a collaborative approach, where he focuses on objectives and outcomes.

Tim Wilder
Tim Wilder
Mortgage Broker, Liberty Home Loans

Tim Wilder—EMBA Cohort 64

Tim has been in mortgage lending for far too long working primarily in the north metro and Boulder areas. He earned his undergraduate degree in Economics at the University of Kansas. Rock Chalk Jayhawk! He is currently pursuing his MBA at the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Tim and his wife live in Lafayette. When not working or studying, Tim can often times be seen in his role as a part time super hero dad to his three kids. He is thankful for caffeine.

Contact Us

Executive and Professional MBA Programs

Lisa Grassfield
Direct: +1 303.871.3419