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Liz is Senior Associate Director of Admissions for the Full-time MBA Program at Berkeley Haas. She holds an MBA from Boston University and came to Haas after gaining years of experience in retail for Gap and Gymboree, in financial services for Putnam Investments, as well as engaging in significant non-profit volunteer work. Prior to joining the Full-time Berkeley MBA Program, she spent 7 years in admissions for Berkeley MBA Programs for Working Professionals. She loves her work in admissions because of the connections she's able to develop with students, all of whom bring such amazing diversity of personal and professional experience to the program.

Recent Posts

Experience best teacher for Haas finance fellow: Jake Wamala, MBA 19

By Liz Rosenberg   |   4/18/2019
If you want to harness the power of knowledge, you must acquire the wisdom to apply it correctly. Take chess for example.

Leading through empowerment: Conor Farese, MBA 19

By Liz Rosenberg   |   4/15/2019
When Conor Farese, MBA 19, was invited to speak at a recent Days at Haas, it caused him to ponder his role as a campus leader.

A Peace Corps tour led Haas alum to a fintech career: Blakey Larsen, MBA 18

By Liz Rosenberg   |   3/28/2019
A tour in the Peace Corps may not seem like a direct line to a career in finance. At least finance wasn't on Blakey Larsen's mind in 2008 when she completed her undergraduate degree in linguistics and computer ...

Consultant seeks macro impact on healthcare through investment banking: Victor Leclere, MBA 18

By Liz Rosenberg   |   3/25/2019
Injury and that classic desire to help people first drew Victor Leclere to consider the healthcare field. But it was a desire to have a macro impact – and an ever-expanding sense of what that meant – that ...

MBA helps students shift from "they do that" to "I do that": Kim Ayers, MBA 18

By Liz Rosenberg   |   2/08/2019
Kim Ayers was working in Chile as an account manager for Endeavor, a nonprofit business advisory firm, when she realized that instead of linking entrepreneurs to experts, she wanted to be an entrepreneur.

Bringing leadership skills from the U.S. Navy to the business world

By Liz Rosenberg   |   1/10/2019
During his time as an officer in the US Navy, FTMBA Jorge Tellez was no stranger to the demands of leadership and responsibility. Among other tasks, he advised the Secretary of the Navy on the Navy and Marine ...

Balancing full-time MBA and family

By Liz Rosenberg   |   12/20/2018
“In the aerospace industry, innovation is welcomed – to a point,” says full-time Berkeley MBA student and aerospace engineer Chris Cindy Cordova. Since what's most important is the safety of the aircraft, it ...

Globetrotting engineer finds a home at Haas

By Liz Rosenberg   |   12/13/2018
Born in Montréal to Lebanese parents, mechanical engineer and full-time Berkeley MBA student Sandra Tamer was raised in Zahlé, Lebanon. She earned her Bachelor's degree with Distinction in mechanical ...

Berkeley Haas leadership digest

By Liz Rosenberg   |   11/20/2018
In our Berkeley MBA programs, we believe in developing leaders who champion bold ideas while taking intelligent risks and who lead with confidence and without arrogance.

Six questions for U.S. Army veteran and MBA student Jennifer Nixon

By Liz Rosenberg   |   11/08/2018
Earning an MBA after serving in the U.S. military may seem like an unlikely career choice, but it actually makes a lot of sense: “Veterans tend to have leadership skills that can translate well from the ...