Kristiana Raube, PhD is an Adjunct Professor at the Haas School of Business and the Executive Director of the International Business Development Program, a global management consulting program at Berkeley-Haas. She is also the Executive Director of the Graduate Program in Health Management at the University of California Berkeley, a program that prepares students for leadership roles in all aspects of healthcare, including care delivery and financing, biotechnology and medical devices, information technology, and consulting. In addition, she is the Executive Director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact, whose mission is to inspire and empower members of the Berkeley-Haas community to develop innovative solutions to pressing social and environmental challenges.
Dr. Raube has worked to increase health management capacity through executive education and program development in the US and around the world, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Her research focuses on the delivery and financing of health services and she has evaluated a large number of health programs, including ones focused on physician payment, quality of care, access to care, infant mortality, and community-based health care. Dr. Raube received her Doctorate in Public Policy from the Pardee RAND Graduate School of Policy Studies, her Masters in Public Health from UCLA, and her Bachelors of Arts degree in biology from the University of Colorado.
Before joining Haas, David spent 26 years in sales and marketing for global investment banking firms, including JP Morgan in New York and London, and Bank of America in San Francisco. This included corporate finance relationships with sovereign entities, banks and companies in the Middle East and the UK, as well as investment management relationships in the mid west and west coast of the US. David has an MBA in Finance and International Business from Columbia University, an MA in English from Indiana University, and a BA in English from Davidson College. He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Mali, West Africa.
In her role as Program Manager, Danner oversees the administration, logistics and marketing of IBD at the Haas School of Business. Danner has over fifteen years of experience working in program management, event planning, marketing and hospitality in both the nonprofit and private sectors. Prior to joining IBD, Danner worked at the Center for Social Sector Leadership at Berkeley-Haas. Danner is a co-leader for the Haas Green Team, a staff organization that focuses on sustainability initiatives in partnership with Berkeley-Haas leadership and the greater UC Berkeley community.
Dara McKenzie is the program coordinator for the CRB and the International Business Development (IBD) Program. Early in her career, Dara worked as a teller manager in Boston for five years, where she led a team at one of the fastest- growing banks in the region. She joined UC Berkeley as an admission officer in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department and was co-organizer of the Admitted Graduate Student Visit Day for 150 highly sought-after admits. Since joining the Haas School of Business in 2013, she has been responsible for communicating with MBA students, IBD clients, and corporate sponsors. She also manages event planning, accounting, and expense reports, maintains the CRB and IBD websites and boosts team morale. Dara plans to continue her education in Sociology.
Whitney Hischier is a lecturer at Haas and serves as the Faculty Director for its Center for Executive Education. Whitney has spent most of her career in change management and system implementation consulting, primarily on international assignments. She has worked for KPMG in the Netherlands and UK, ABN Amro Bank in Portugal and Spain and the Endeavor Initiative, on projects in Chile and Argentina. Following an undergraduate degree focused on security and arms control, she worked with NATO for ten summers to run presidential-level conferences on European security issues in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Germany, and Russia. Whitney previously served as the Assistant Dean for the Center for Executive Education at Haas from 2004-2012, spending much of her time consulting to domestic and international clients on human capital challenges and designing educational programs to help solve them. Major international clients include Statoil and DNV (Norwegian), the Panama Canal, and universities in Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China. Whitney serves as a faculty mentor in the International Business Development program. She holds a BA in International Relations from Stanford University and an MBA from Haas with a Certificate in Health Management.
Judy is an Executive level corporate strategy and brand management professional. Judy has helped to grow three consulting practices, conceive and launch two multichannel Internet-based businesses with responsibility for business strategy, channel development and marketing, and advised four Internet startups. Her background includes 20+ years’ experience driving growth through customer- centricity, with particular expertise in business strategy and brand positioning, customer insight and activation, business development, and integrated marketing.
In addition to consulting, Judy is a lecturer on the Marketing faculty at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. She teaches Brand Strategy & Management and Marketing, and sponsors Berkeley’s National Student Advertising Competition team.
Frank Schultz, Ph.D. is a faculty member in the Management of Organizations and Economic Analysis and Policy groups in the Haas School of Business. He teaches courses in Competitive Strategy and Leadership, as well as leading International Seminars to Brazil and China. He also serves as a faculty mentor for the International Business Development Program. Frank is the Co-Executive Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence where he collaborates in the development of the long-term strategy of the Center, manages its day-to-day operations and acts as a faculty coach through the Center's Coaching Connection program. His teaching has consistently placed him in Haas Club Six for outstanding teaching. He is a past University of California Faculty Teaching Fellow as well as a recipient of the Haas School's Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching.His educational background includes a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Washington, an MBA in Finance/General Management from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Minnesota. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., he worked in a variety of functional areas for Fortune 500 companies such as IBM, Chevron and Pillsbury.