Haas Leadership Society

The Haas Leadership Society annually recognizes our most generous supporters of Berkeley-Haas. Each year more than 80% of the annual support for the Haas School of Business comes from the contributions of our alumni and friends in the Haas Leadership Society.

HLS membership is granted to individuals based on all hard and soft credit cash donations and corporate matching gifts to the Haas School from July 1st to June 30th. Donors receive courtesies based on Haas Club or Dean's Circle membership. Privileges are honored for the current and subsequent fiscal year. HLS members are also recognized at their giving level in the Berkeley-Haas Annual Report.

Did you make a leadership gift during July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014? Contact donor stewardship at giving@haas.berkeley.edu for information about recognition levels and privileges specific to you.


Member Courtesies

Haas Club

Dean's Circle

Recognition by giving level in the Berkeley-Haas Annual Report and donor honor rolls

Exclusive leadership communications, including semi-annual event calendar and special school updates

Leadership hotline to answer inquiries and direct your call

Berkeley-Haas signature event advance notification, early registration, and special recognition

Reserved seating and parking passes for Dean's Speaker Series


Preferential seating at Berkeley-Haas signature events


Insider communications from Dean Lyons


Invitations to exclusive leadership receptions with Dean Lyons and other Dean's Circle members


Personal staff concierge to serve as your point of contact with Berkeley-Haas



Giving Level Amounts

Haas Club

Dean's Circle























*Student and New Alumni


1st Reunion+

5th Reunion+

10th Reunion+













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First Person
Barbara Desoer &  Marc Desoer
Barbara Desoer
MBA 77

CEO of Citibank N.A.; Member of Haas Board

Marc Desoer
BA 74, MBA 76

Former Senior Vice President of Bank of America; Trustee, University of California Berkeley Foundation; Past President, Cal Business Alumni (former Haas Alumni Network)

"If you believe it's important to fuel the capabilities of innovation and growth, to cultivate financial awareness, and to promote change required to ensure the U.S. economy regains its position of strength — and if you know the Haas community has that kind of impact, we urge you to invest in Haas by supporting the Haas Fund."