Joanna Zisis

Joanna Zisis

Joanna joined the Full Time MBA Admissions office in August 2007 and has worked with various groups across the team. Currently as Senior Associate Director, Admissions Marketing, she works on developing and executing integrated marketing and communication campaigns.

Prior to Booth Joanna served as an account executive for marketing and advertising agencies in New York and Chicago. Joanna's experience in higher education includes managing admissions for the Chicago Campus of Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, as well as acting as student advisor, instructor, and program coordinator for Lorenzo de’ Medici – The Italian International Institute in Florence, Italy.

Joanna received her bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio University and her MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Joanna, her husband and son live in Chicago. She loves traveling the globe for Chicago Booth and meeting prospective students from all over the world.

Blog postings by Joanna Zisis

Women, Booth and the Forté Foundation

While women continue to make up a greater portion of the workforce than ever before, they continue to be only 1/3 of the population of business school students. Why should we care? Studies show that companies with women directors outperform their counterparts without female board members. Read More »

Plan Your Application Strategy

You have already decided that you want your MBA. Now it's time to think about where and when to apply. With so many options, it's important to be strategic about your MBA research and application plan in time for those quickly approaching fall application deadlines! Read More »