Evening & Weekend MBA Program
The Evening & Weekend MBA Program office is located in Room S440 and is open the following hours:
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: Drew Ollero
P-Z: Class of 2018: Jennifer Huntley
P-Z: Class of 2017 & 2016: Courtney Chandler
EVENING & WEEKEND MBA PROGRAM STAFF:
Courtney Chandler - Assistant Dean
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.
Jennifer Huntley - Director of Academics
Jennifer oversees academic affairs for the program, working closely with students, staff, and faculty to ensure the best curriculum and MBA experience is delivered for working professionals. A former Chicagoan with a stint in the Boston area, Jennifer recently fulfulled her lifelong goal of relocating to the "Best" Coast and enjoys year-round access to fresh produce for culinary experiments, along with Wine Country's proximity to the Bay Area!
Kate 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!
Marc Pajarillo - Associate Director, Strategy & Planning
Marc partners with the team to ideate and implement startegic intiatives 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 Kansara - Associate Director
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.
Drew Ollero - Associate Director
Drew focuses on holistic advising for EW students and partners with them to successfully navigate their MBA program. He also oversees the Mid-Program Academic Retreat (MPAR), Seminars in International Business (SIB), core waiver exams, among other academic and student experience initiatives and programs. When not at Haas, Drew can be found mentoring local youth, training at the gym, or finding the next best eggs benedict.
Vicki (Leung) 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.
Jennifer Low - Program Coordinator
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 a San Francisco transplant from the east coast and enjoys spending time on modern calligraphy projects, weekend outings to Tomales Bay for oysters, and exploring all of the amazing food in the Bay Area.