Rodrigo Rato, MBA 74, was mentioned in the Wall Street Journal on April 22 in an article titled "O'Neill Takes a Firm Stance On Trade Gap in G-7 Meetings." Rato is the European Union's economics chief as well as Spain's finance minister.
Scott Adams, MBA 86 and creator of Dilbert, was featured in the Oakland Tribune on April 9 in anarticle titled "Hungry to Grow." Adams, co-owner of Stacey's Café in downtown Pleasanton, has just announced the opening of a second restaurant in Dublin.
Robert Lutz, BS 61, MBA 62, was featured in Business Week on April 8 in the cover story "Can GM Save an Icon?" Lutz is chairman of North American operations for General Motors.
Karen Goore, MBA 99, was featured in the March/April 2002 issue of the MBA Jungle in an article titled "Plum Positions in the Nonprofit Sector: Good Work." Goore is the director of business enterprises at Community Vocational Enterprises, a San Francisco venture that gives job training and support services to people with psychiatric disabilities.
Ann Rubin, MBA 90, was featured in the Contra Costa Times on March 27. Rubin began an organization called Afghans for Afghans, which enlists knitters and crocheters from across the country to make afghans blankets to send to relief organizations in Afghanistan.
Pete Johnson, co-director of MBA admissions, and Hans Grande, MBA 02, were both quoted in the Wall Street Journal on March 27 in an article titled, "Changing Classes: The Entrepreneurial Spirit Hasn't Died on Business School Campuses."
Elizabeth Cain, BS 80, was announced as the new CFO of the San Francisco Chronicle in an article in the chronicle's March 23 edition.
Michaela K. Rodeno, MBA 80 and CEO of St. Supery Winery, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal Europe on March 20 in an article titled "Managers & Managing: Sipping a Beaujolais in the Classroom." Rodeno said that she has a bias toward hiring MBAs for middle-management jobs in the wine industry because she has one herself.
Nate Kraft, MBA 02, wrote an article for BusinessWeek online on March 14 titled "MBA Journal: Year Two." Kraft talked about his experiences as a student at the Haas School of Business.
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