Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program

Current Students

EWMBA Program Office

    The Evening & Weekend MBA Program office is located in Room S440 and is open the following hours:

    Monday - Thursday
    Monday - Thursday
    Summer Course in session
    9 AM-4PM

    Please note the Program Office will be closed or have an adjusted schedule on these Spring 2017 dates:

    January 12-13, 2017 WE Innovate: MPAR Program Office closed - staff has limited access to email
    January 16, 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Program Office closed
    February 20, 2017 Presidents' Day Program Office closed

    For general requests including grade letters, employer documents, video recording requests, and parking, contact us at:

    For inquiries related to academic advising, withdrawing, academic probation, etc., please contact your advisor, which is assigned by last name.

    • A-G: Avni Kansara
    • H-O: Amanda Gill
    • P-Z: Rachel York

    Evening & Weekend MBA Program Staff:

    Jamie Breen - Assistant Dean, MBA Programs for Working Professionals

    Mark Gorenflo - Director of Academics


    Janelle HofeditzJanelle Hofeditz - Director of Strategic Initiatives

    Janelle focuses on strategic initiatives that will enhance the academic experience for students. When not at work, she relishes time with her family and enjoys Giants & Royals baseball, college basketball, and a good book.

    Kate BonkKate Bonk - Director of Student Experience

    Kate oversees activities that enhance the experience outside of the classroom such as WE Launch, Mid-Program Academic Retreat, commencement, plus social events and club life. She understands that work/life/school balance is tough for EW students and works to help students get the most out of their experience in the EWMBA program. Kate is a recent transplant to the Bay Area from the Midwest and enjoys the year-round farmers markets and outdoor activities that abound in the Bay!

    Avni KansaraAvni Kansara - Associate Director
    Click here to schedule an appointment with Avni!

    Avni focuses on holistic advising for EW students and partners with them to successfully navigate their MBA program. She also oversees WE Launch, International Exchange Program, Washington Campus, among other academic and student experience initiatives and programs. Avni is a Bay Area native and in her spare time she enjoys writing fiction novels and spending quality time with her nephew and the rest of her family.


    Rachel YorkRachel York - Associate Director
    Click here to schedule an appointment with Rachel!

    Rachel partners with students as their advisor in the EWMBA program. Her goal is to be a supportive resource and help students make the most out of their time at Haas. She also oversees WE Innovate, and helps coordinate international opportunities and summer electives. Rachel is originally from Baltimore (Go Ravens!) and enjoys exploring her new home in the Bay Area.

    Amanda GillAmanda Gill - Associate Director
    Click here to schedule an appointment with Amanda!

    Amanda is responsible for advising EW students on everything from enrollment and billing issues to degree requirements and student life. In addition, she oversees the core portion of the curriculum and WE Lead. Amanda grew up in the East Bay and is a proud Cal grad. Go Bears!


    Vicki OrlandoVicki Orlando - Program Manager

    Vicki provides operational support to both the academics and student experience of the EWMBA program. She works with the EWMBA team, lifecycle partners, and faculty to support events, coordinates academic materials for students, and helps students navigate the various Haas and Cal Systems. Vicki enjoys baking or cooking something new in the kitchen, as well as exploring new places in the Bay Area.