Discover Darden Founders

    The Darden Founders Project raises the visibility of some of the School’s most innovative and entrepreneurial alumni working in a variety of industries through interviews conducted by Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Executive Director Sean Carr (MBA ’03, Ph.D. ‘13). Select a founder below to read about their entrepreneurial path, and check back for additional profiles added regularly. 

    Leah Sparks (MBA '01)

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    Smarter Healthcare on Your Smartphone

    Leah Sparks (MBA '01), co-founder and CEO of Wildflower Health Inc., found her big idea when she was expecting her first child. Frustrated by the challenges of managing health plan benefits and a myriad of appointments, she realized there was a huge gap in the health care system around the needs of pregnant women.