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Berkeley Entrepreneur Turns to Search Funds for a Place to Call Home

By Liz Rosenberg   |   7/15/2019
Jeff Oldenburg, MBA 18, is a “searcher.” As co-founder of The Tusker Fund, he’s in the process of finding a business to buy with the help of financial backers. The model is called a search fund, and it’s ...

For Adrian Williams, MBA 18, His MBA Was About Sharpening a Blade in His Tool Set

By Liz Rosenberg   |   6/03/2019
Adrian Williams is fresh from working on a slew of deals at Credit Suisse where he is a dedicated investment banker. But whatever you do, don’t put him in a box. He loves art, music, and literature and has ...

Bosun Adebaki, MBA 19, plans a career legacy that goes beyond himself

By Liz Rosenberg   |   5/13/2019
At the end of the day, full-time Berkeley MBA student Bosun Adebaki, MBA 19, would like his career legacy to be one in which he leaves the business world a better place.

IBD consulting project provides a career pivot: Shaun Hundle, MBA 19

By Rahul Sampat   |   4/30/2019
For Shaun Hundle, MBA 19, his International Business Development (IBD) experience in Mexico City provided exactly the opportunity he wanted to hone his ability to “leverage influence in a larger institution.” ...

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.

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 ...

Investment Banker Jeff Chang thrives on the strategic chessboard of M&A

By Jamie Breen   |   3/18/2019
The partner who runs the software practice at Qatalyst Partners talks about the rigors of investment banking and his road from a political science major to an MBA from the Evening & Weekend program to his role ...

Learning to see at C-level: Kriya Chantalat, EMBA 16

By Susan Petty   |   3/14/2019
At a pivotal point in her career, Kriya Chantalat, EMBA 16, faced the best sort of problem: a promotion out of her comfort zone. After working for years as a CPA and controller of Arcadia Companies, she was ...

Tale of a Modern-Day Robin Hood: An MBA Visit With Warren Buffett

By Khalid Alali   |   3/06/2017
On February 17th, a group of 20 Berkeley MBA students from the Investment Club trekked to Omaha Nebraska to meet Warren Buffett. We came to Omaha hoping to gain investment advice from Buffett, but left Omaha ...