Connie Whittaker Dunlop is executive director for professional advancement at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. In this capacity, she teaches the required professional advancement course and the leadership coaching elective. She is recognized as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation and has a proven track record of coaching more than 1,000 executive and residential MBAs. She is known for her deep listening skills and her ability to ask powerful questions, which drive insight and action. Dunlop joined the Darden team in 2007. Prior to Darden, she served as an internal human resources consultant with Capital One and a manager with Deloitte’s strategy and operations practice. Dunlop is a candidate for George Washington University’s doctorate of human and organizational learning. She earned a Darden MBA in 1998.