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Laura is a senior marketing and communications manager at Berkeley-Haas. As a former journalist, she finds no shortage of interesting stories to tell at Haas. As a Cal alum, she loves being able to walk to work through redwood groves along Strawberry Creek.

Recent Posts

Industrial Site Makeover Wins Over Judges in MBA Real Estate Challenge

By Laura Counts   |   2/25/2016
  By Angela Steele, MBA 16   The Win: Tied for 3rd place in the 2016 UNC Real Estate Development Challenge    The Team: (left to right) Breck Baird, EWMBA 18; Angela Steele FTMBA 16; Sam Grubner, JD 17; ...

Network Power: How One Alumni Startup Helped Another Get Staffed Up

By Laura Counts   |   2/17/2016
Hopsy Co-founder and CEO Sebastian Tron, MBA 15 (Photo courtesy of Hopsy)

Infographic: Full-time MBA Employment Report

By Laura Counts   |   12/17/2015
Students in the Full-time Berkeley MBA Class of 2015 re-launched their careers with a bang—or ventured out on their own, pursuing startups in record numbers. 

Video: Honoring Our Student Veterans

By Laura Counts   |   11/12/2015
Jeremy Hendricks, MBA 16, U.S. Army Special Forces

Lindo, Maravilhoso! Executive MBA Brazil Immersion Week

By Laura Counts   |   10/08/2015
In mid August, 68 executive MBA students travelled to Brazil for an immersion week focused on entrepreneurship, multi-national corporations, and sports marketing—especially timely in a country focused on ...

Infographic: Meet the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Class of 2018

By Laura Counts   |   9/01/2015
These ambitious professionals, who began classes in early August, are holding down demanding jobs while tackling the rigorous Berkeley-Haas program. 

Infographic: Meet the Full-Time Berkeley MBA Class of 2017

By Laura Counts   |   8/21/2015
They converged from 46 countries in Berkeley this week, diving into the MBA experience by tackling their first case study (followed by a surprise appearance from the subject of the case, Virgin America CEO ...

Xendit: Cash Without Borders

By Laura Counts   |   5/06/2015
The Xendit team, left to right: Bo Chen & Juan Gonzalez, both BS 13 (computer science); Vivek Ahuja and Moses Lo, both MBA 15