Lisa is a 1995 MBA graduate of Berkeley. She has been determined to prove that with an MBA you can do anything you want. After putting her degree through its paces in high-tech marketing, services strategy, and operations, she returned to Haas in 2002 as an industry Account Manager in MBA Career Management. In 2007 she was promoted to Director of Recruiting, overseeing the Account Management team, and in the fall of 2011 she became the Executive Director. Lisa received her undergraduate degree from Brown University and also has an MA in Victorian Studies from the University of Toronto.
For the past seven years, Patricia DeMasters has been the Director of the MBA Career Management Group for Executive and Professional MBA programs and Alumni. During this time she oversaw the implementation of several new programs and services such as an experienced-hire resume database available to hundreds of recruiters targeting MBAs, experienced-hire career fairs, and networking events, and co-pioneered the first MBA alumni salary survey available to our Haas community. We have added a dedicated career coach for executives, exclusive executive coaching for workplace issues and a new mentoring program for professional development. Globally, our students and alumni have access to our monthly webinars on a variety of career related topics.
Prior to joining Berkeley-Haas, Pat spent the last 15 years in the field of outplacement and development. Most recently she was the Senior Director for the North Bay practice of Spherion Human Capital Consulting where she focused on coaching and counseling senior and mid-level managers from a variety of industries, including financial services, biotech, manufacturing, and technology. She is certified as a Fellow Manager from the Institute of Career Certification International; has a BS in Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco, and has an MA in Career Development from the John F. Kennedy University School of Management.
Luke Kreinberg is dedicated to serving Executive MBA students and alumni, specializing in helping students to move forward in their careers. He helps them gain clarity about objectives as well as identify the competencies they need to flourish in their professional lives. Some of the companies where he's coached are Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company, and Yahoo. Luke graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California at Davis with a BA in international relations. He received his Coaching Certification from New Ventures West in San Francisco. In his former life, Luke served as a partner in a boutique search firm and developed learning curricula for emerging technology firms. He is the author of The Book of Goals: Achievements, Plans, and Dreams of a Lifetime which has sold 100,000+ copies.
Jeanne came to Berkeley-Haas from John F. Kennedy University Career Center where she coordinated career events and developed metrics to track the quality and usage of programs. She also has an extensive background in volunteer work with Acalanes High School where she has been President of the Parents Club and editor of their weekly e-newsletter. Jeanne is a UCLA alumna with a BA in Economics. Having received her MBA in a part-time program, she is acutely in tune with the specific needs and challenges of our students.
Shana is the main point of contact for all questions involving CareerNet, calendaring, and program logistics. Born and raised in Southern California, she is a Chapman University alumna with a BA in Communication Studies and Public Relations. Prior to Haas, she worked as a technical recruiter in the Bay Area, specializing primarily in energy and engineering. In her free time, she serves as an advisor for the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and hosts resume workshops for undergraduate students throughout the Bay Area.
Jenn joined Haas after spending thirteen years in the retail and consulting industries. Prior to her role as the Director of Recruiting, Jenn spent four years as the Berkeley MBA Career Management Account Manager responsible for developing and managing relationships with consulting firms, consumer packaged goods companies and retailers looking to hire Haas students into their organizations. Before Haas, she was a recruiting manager for Booz Allen Hamilton, a global strategy consulting firm, and was responsible for all aspects of recruiting MBA candidates, including developing on-campus brand building strategies and marketing programs that supported their recruiting efforts. Prior to Booz Allen, Jenn spent eleven years at Gap Inc. where she held various positions in marketing and strategy for the Gap, Banana Republic and International divisions. Jenn holds a BA in technical writing and marketing from San Francisco State University.
Jojo is a Golden Bear and is proud to serve the university through her work at Haas. She is responsible for the group’s long-term strategy around technologies and communications, ensuring that our policies and decisions keep our students, alumni, and employers in mind. She also wears a marketing hat and manages the CMG’s brand online.
Long Business Library has excellent career research resources. You can generate lists of potential employers by city/region/size/industry and other criteria, and do in-depth research into companies and industries. Get the latest news on companies and industries of interest and look at latest business news and policy issues that affect business.
Monica Singh is the evening librarian and is at the library until 9pm, Monday-Thursday, during fall and spring semesters. She is a UC Berkeley graduate and a resourceful business librarian who has been working with the Evening & Weekend MBA Program faculty and students for over a decade. Monica can point you to relevant information sources and show you how to use them.