B-BAY summer program faculty includes:
Berkeley Business Academy for Youth, Faculty Director
Since 1999, Peter Molloy has been teaching Entrepreneurship and Ecommerce Marketing at the Haas School of Business. He was a member of Vistage (an international organization for CEO’s) for 10 years and has consulted to a number of food and agri-business companies. He is also on the Advisory Board of the Young Entrepreneurs at Haas (YEAH). Peter has a Business Degree (HND Business Studies) from Thames Valley University (formerly Slough College of Technology) in England and the Institute of Marketing Diploma. (Haas profile) Course: Perspectives on Entrepreneurship (undergraduate) Peter was President and Principal Owner of the Farmhouse Foods Company based in Union City, California, from 1991 until it sold to General Mills in 1999. His career spans over 30 years in general management and marketing. He started his 21-year career with Nestle in London, England and was transferred to Toronto, Canada and then to New York. Throughout his career, he specialized in launching new products, turning around businesses and building brands. In 1991, Peter and his business partner bought the MJB Rice Company from Nestle and changed the brand name to Farmhouse.
Whitney Hirschier works with executives on managerial, consulting and entrepreneurship skills. Previously, Hischier was a system implementation consultant for Deloitte, San Francisco, KPMG London and ABN Amro bank in Amsterdam and focused on change management, communication and training aspects of global system implementations. In her role at Haas, she works with clients to diagnose business problems and design programs to address gaps in skill, behavioral and mindsets needed for improved organizational ROI. She holds a BA from Stanford and an MBA from the Haas School of Business.
Frank Schultz, PhD, is a faculty member of the Economic Analysis and Policy and Organizational Behavior and Industrial Relations Groups here at Haas. Dr. Schultz has done research on the determinants of successful strategic decision making by CEOs, as well as the connection between deliberate practice and performance.
B-BAY’s “Distinguished Teacher Legacy Award” Recipient
At Haas, Greg La Blanc teaches primarily in the areas of finance and strategy in the MBA and MFE programs and in Executive Education. La Blanc has also worked in competitive intelligence and litigation consulting and has advised consulting teams in finance, marketing, and strategy. La Blanc is the recipient of teaching awards including the Earl F. Cheit Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2009; and the Haas EWMBA Graduate Instructor of the year, 2004-2005. La Blanc received a B.A. (History, Politics, Philosophy, and Economics) and a B.S. Economics (Business Administration) from the University of Pennsylvania. He later pursued a J.D. at the George Mason University and an L.L.M at Berkeley’s Boalt Hall. La Blanc has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in all areas of business.