Contacts

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:

    FALL & SPRING SEMESTERS: SUMMER SESSION:
    Monday - Thursday
    9AM-8:15PM
    Monday - Thursday
    9AM-5PM
    Friday
    9AM-4PM
    Summer Course in session
    9AM-6PM
    Saturday
    9 AM-4PM

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

    • Friday, May 20: Closing at 12PM for Commencement 2016
    • Monday, May 30: Memorial Day
    • Monday, July 4: Independence Day

    For general requests including grade letters, employer documents, video recording requests, and parking, contact us at:
    ewmba_office@haas.berkeley.edu
    510-643-9000

    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:

    Courtney ChandlerCourtney Chandler - Assistant Dean
    510-643-0434
    courtney_chandler@haas.berkeley.edu
    Courtney oversees all aspects of the EWMBA program. She works closely with students, staff, and faculty to ensure the best curriculum and student experience is delivered. Courtney bleeds blue and gold, having attended Cal for her undergraduate degree and Berkeley-Haas for her MBA. Growing up in a beach town in Southern California, she loves the ocean and hiking.

     

    Kate BonkKate Bonk - Director of Student Experience
    510-664-7871
    kate_bonk@haas.berkeley.edu
    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!

     

    Janelle HofeditzJanelle Hofeditz - Director of Academics
    510-664-7869
    janelle_hofeditz@haas.berkeley.edu

    Janelle focuses on the curricular plan for the EWMBA program. She works 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.


     

     

    Marc PajarilloMarc Pajarillo - Associate Director, Strategy & Planning
    510-643-9000
    marc_pajarillo@haas.berkeley.edu
    Marc partners with the team to ideate and implement strategic initiatives that enhance the EW students' academic and student experience. He is also a graduate of the EWMBA program - Class of 2008. When he is not on campus, Marc is having fun with his family preferably outdoors and/or is on a never-ending quest to find the best sushi restaurant in the Bay.

     

    Avni KansaraAvni Kansara - Associate Director
    510-642-1281
    akansara@haas.berkeley.edu
    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
    510-643-0435
    rsyork@haas.berkeley.edu
    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
    510-664-7517
    agill@haas.berkeley.edu
    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
    510-642-8705
    vorlando@haas.berkeley.edu
    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.

     

    Jen LowJennifer Low - Program Coordinator
    510-664-7164
    jennifer_low@haas.berkeley.edu
    Jen provides operational support to both the academics and student experience of the EWMBA program. In addition to supporting the team on student programs including WE Launch, she coordinates transportation, oversees course video requests, and supports general student inquiries. Jen is from the East Coast and enjoys spending time on modern calligraphy projects, weekend outings to Tomales Bay for oysters, and trying all of the amazing food in the Bay Area.