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Don Noschese

Don Noschese

Executive MBA

Cohort 77
: Louisville, Colorado

Previous Education

BS in Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Military Institute

Why did you choose Daniels?

As I compared multiple MBA programs, one of the main differentiators was the sensible balance of the academic schedule with work and family responsibilities. I liked that Daniels’ EMBA program was structured to complete in 18 months with classes on alternating Fridays and Saturdays. I was also drawn to the immersive leadership and business experiences that Daniels offers for its cohorts, including the sailing trip, international business trip and social good challenge.

Pre-grad school experience

I have been in a variety of engineering design, infrastructure development and operations management roles in my career, primarily within the energy industry.

Post-grad school goal

I have many, including holding executive roles within the renewable energy industry, finding opportunities to give back to the Colorado community, traveling to various international locations and enjoying the journey!


I love to golf and will play with various friends at every opportunity. One of the great advantages of Colorado’s abundance of sunny days is that one can essentially golf year-round. I enjoy backpacking in the summertime, especially within Rocky Mountain National Park and Grand Canyon National Park. I also appreciate cooking and will frequently either try new recipes or tinker with older “standbys.”