Account Management Team
Our Account Managers have strong relationships with companies in specific industry groups. They partner with employers to set their recruiting strategy at Haas. Account Managers also assist students in refining their career search once they have developed a plan with a Career Advisor.
Jenn Bridge, Director of Recruiting
Jenn joined Haas after spending thirteen years in the retail and consulting industries. Prior to her role as the Director of Recruiting, Jenn spent four years as the Berkeley MBA Career Management Account Manager responsible for developing and managing relationships with consulting firms, consumer packaged goods companies and retailers looking to hire Haas students into their organizations. Before Haas, she was a recruiting manager for Booz Allen Hamilton, a global strategy consulting firm, and was responsible for all aspects of recruiting MBA candidates, including developing on-campus brand building strategies and marketing programs that supported their recruiting efforts. Prior to Booz Allen, Jenn spent eleven years at Gap Inc. where she held various positions in marketing and strategy for the Gap, Banana Republic and International divisions. Jenn holds a BA in technical writing and marketing from San Francisco State University.
Courtney Goldsmith Walker, Financial Services & Real Estate
Courtney is focused on Financial Services and Real Estate. Prior to Haas, Courtney was an Experienced Hire Recruiter for Investment Banking, Global Transaction Banking and Global Markets at Deutsche Bank in New York. She began her Wall Street career at Lehman Brothers as a Campus Recruiter focusing on the MBA, PhD, and MFE populations for Investment Banking: Product & Coverage groups and Capital Markets: Sales, Trading & Research. She covered business schools throughout the US including the Johnson School, Darden, Rice and UT. Having always lived in New York, Courtney holds a BA from Colgate University and a Masters in Social Work from NYU.
Virginia Martin, Consulting and CPG/Retail
Virginia is an Account Manager at Haas focused on Consulting, CPG, and Retail companies. Prior to Haas, Virginia was an MBA Recruiter at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), starting in the Boston office and then transferring to San Francisco in 2008. During her time at BCG she led the recruiting efforts at MIT Sloan, Tuck, and Haas. She was also involved in MBA hiring at the office level, and interacted with various business school programs across the country. Virginia was very involved in all aspects of recruiting at BCG; from planning, marketing and branding to interviews, conversion, and on-boarding. Prior to BCG, Virginia lived in New York where she worked with BlissWorld in their publicity department, before starting her Recruiting career at the CitiStaffing agency. There she was responsible for sourcing candidates for some of the biggest fashion houses in Manhattan. Virginia holds a BA from Boston College with a major in English and minor in Communications.
Rich Wong, Technology, Entertainment/Media, Non-Profit, Education
After achieving his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Haas, Rich worked in the field and obtained his California CPA license. He then earned his MBA in finance at UCLA, leading to a 17 year high-tech finance career at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Rich joined Haas in 1999 as one of the inaugural industry account managers where he utilizes his educational and professional experience to help students and companies in his sectors - technology, media/entertainment, non-profit and socially responsible business - achieve recruiting success.
For years, Rich has kept close tabs on Silicon Valley activity and has built strong relationships in the industry.
Betsy Worth, Energy, CleanTech, Social Impact, Biotech/Healthcare
Betsy works with both employers and students in the areas of energy & cleantech, social impact and healthcare/biotech. A few years ago when the school recognized the growing student interest in cleantech, Betsy successfully partnered with faculty, students and alumni to develop industry relationships and grow the number of opportunities we provide to our MBAs in this very strategic area. Similarly, in all of her industry areas, she continues to build relationships with employers. Betsy is committed to helping students navigate their career searches, with a particular emphasis on the network-driven, off-campus job search.
Betsy holds a BA in History from UCLA. Prior to Haas, she worked in MBA recruiting at Booz Allen Hamilton in New York. A proud east bay native, Betsy grew up just a few miles down the street from Berkeley and enjoys exploring new restaurants in her north Oakland neighborhood. Outside of Haas, she is active with the UCLA alumni association advising prospective students.
Jocelyn Newman, Program Manager
Jocelyn has been with the Career Management Group, in MBA Recruiting, since 2000 and worked in Counseling & Career Services at UCSB prior to that. To help get students ready for On-Campus Recruiting (OCR), she created and recorded the “Navigating the OCR Process” self-study workshop. She manages recruiting logistics for companies and is a great resource for all OCR questions. Both in and outside of Haas, Jocelyn teaches accent reduction and provides speech coaching and vocal training. She grew up in San Francisco and New York and studied music and vocal performance at UC Santa Barbara.
Tamera Garlock, Program Manager
Tamera is an event planning specialist. She manages a variety of recruiting events and also assists with the day-to-day operations of on-campus recruiting and other employer services. Prior to Haas, Tamera worked for UC Berkeley’s Moving & Event Services. Before joining the UC Berkeley team, she worked for hotels and catering companies as a manager working with corporate, social and academic clients from throughout the bay area.
Laci Hutto, Program Coordinator
Laci joins the MBA Recruiting team from her previous role with FTMBA career programs & advising. Laci supports employer relationships for Consulting, CPG, Energy, and Healthcare. She oversees daily operations for on-campus recruiting, and is available to answer questions about OCR and other recruiting avenues. Prior to Haas, Laci coordinated engagement events for the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Association. She holds a bachelor's degree from Bryn Mawr College and an MA in English Literature from NYU.