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Experience best teacher for Haas finance fellow

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 ...

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 ...

Leadership is about passion and vision for consultant Hrishika Vuppala, MBA 11

By Jamie Breen   |   3/04/2019
The McKinsey partner talks about the art and satisfaction of consulting, the proper role of a leader, and how Berkeley Haas helped shape her future.

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 ...