Haas Worldwide Events

Haas alumni and alumni-to-be sang, hit the green, inspired, and networked at a variety of activities around the globe this summer.





New Class of 2010 MBA graduates were moved to song at their commencement celebration on campus May 14.




Gap CFO Sabrina Simmons, BS 85, gave the undergraduate commencement speech at the Greek Theater May 19. Philanthropist and private equity financier Richard Blum, BS 58, MBA 59, was the MBA commencement speaker.




The eighth annual Haaski Invitational Golf Tournament was held at Oakland’s Claremont Country Club on May 10, raising $72,000 for the Haas Fund through live and silent auctions. Among the players teeing off wereTracy Knott Baldwin, BCEMBA 04; Pat Galvin, MBA 02; Nobel Laureate and Professor Oliver Williamson; and Grant Inman, MBA 69.




Dean Rich Lyons made his first official trip to Europe in June, where he met with alumni, new admits, prospective students, and media in Zurich, London, and Berlin. He posed here with Senior Haas Development Director Jeanne HunagLi (front left) and Haas alumni after giving a presentation on “path-bending leadership” on June 5.




Washington Post commentator Stephen Pearlstein was the featured speaker at the 17th annual Business Forecast Luncheon held June 9 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.




Attending the Business Forecast Luncheon were many future Berkeley MBA graduates, including Joseph Rehrmann, Bill Goldman, Heidi Maierhofer, and Tyler Girimonte, all from the class of 2012.




Don Fraser, MBA 62, Cal Business Alumni President 1973-75, and JoAnn Dunaway, MBA 92, Haas Alumni Network President 1999-2000, reunited at the annual Former CBA/HAN Presidents Dinner at the Men’s Faculty Club on June 8.



Three generations of leadership: Dean Rich Lyons, Dean Emeritus Earl F. “Budd” Cheit, and former Dean Laura Tyson attended the annual Former CBA/HAN Presidents Dinner in June.



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