The Evening & Weekend MBA Program Office staff are all working remotely and should be contacted via email.

General business hours are:

Monday – Thursday
Monday – Thursday

Please note the Program Office will be closed on these dates:

Wednesday November 11 Closed for Veterans Day
Wednesday November 25-Sunday November 29 Closed for Thanksgiving Break
Friday December 4 Closed for Curtailment
Friday December 11 Closed for Curtailment
Friday December 18 Closed for Curtailment
Thursday December 24 and
Friday Dec 25
Closed for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Thursday December 31 and
Friday Jan 1
Closed for New Years Eve and New Years Day


For general requests including grade letters, employer documents, student experience, or troubleshooting access to, please email

For inquiries related to academic advising, withdrawing, academic probation, etc., please contact your advisor, which is assigned by last name.

    • A-G: Justine Roades
    • H-O: Amanda Gill
    • P-Z: Leah Rozeboom

Evening & Weekend MBA Program Staff:

Jamie Breen – Assistant Dean, MBA Programs for Working Professionals

Mark Gorenflo – Executive Director

Mark works with the EWMBA Team to deliver the academic program and student experience events tailored to meet the needs of its working professional students. A transplant from the East Coast, Mark finished the Haas Executive MBA Program in January 2017 and joined Haas after a 35 year career working for the Federal Government. Outside work, Mark enjoys hiking, snowboarding, biking – all necessary to work off his calorific food exploits in Oakland and San Francisco

Janelle Hofeditz – Director of Strategic Initiatives

Janelle focuses on strategic initiatives that will enhance the academic experience for students. When not at work, she relishes time with her family and enjoys Giants & Royals baseball, college basketball, and a good book.

Avni Kansara – Director of Student Experience
Click here to schedule an appointment with Avni!

Avni focuses on the student experience for EW students and partners with them to successfully navigate their MBA program. She also oversees the Signature Events (WE Launch, WE Innovate, and WE Lead) as well as student experience initiatives and programs. Avni is a Bay Area native and in her spare time she enjoys writing fiction novels and spending quality time with her nephews and the rest of her family.

Justine Rhodes

Justine Roades – Associate Director
Students Last Names: A-G
Click here to schedule an appointment with Justine!

Justine advises EW students on how to navigate through the Haas and Cal systems and student life in order to provide a holistic program from students.  She also coordinates EW international opportunities such as Seminars in International Business and Global Network for Advanced Management courses.  Justine grew up in nearby Santa Cruz and when she is not working she can be found trying a new coffee shop, going to the movies, or traveling to visit friends.

Amanda Gill – Associate Director
Students Last Names: H-O
Click here to schedule an appointment with Amanda!

Amanda is responsible for advising EW students on everything from enrollment and academic planning (ask her about the “totem pole of priorities”) to degree requirements and student life. In addition, she oversees the core portion of the curriculum. She also works with our first-year student cohort reps. Amanda grew up in the East Bay. She is a proud double Bear — English as an undergrad and recently Global Studies for her Master’s degree. Her focus was on education and public policy in Latin America. Go Bears!

Leah Rozeboom – Associate Director
Students Last Names: P-Z

Leah supports EWMBA students with selecting courses, navigating campus resources, and developing a personalized experience at Cal. In addition, she is helping the team to manage the elective course portfolio. She is a proud alumna of the University of Northern Iowa, where she earned her BA in Communication Studies and Family Services and her Master of Arts in Education with a focus in Postsecondary Education Student Affairs. Her career in higher education and other family adventures have moved her from the Midwest to California (twice!) where she can enjoy the sunshine, forget winter ever existed, and spend time strolling outside with her family and friends.

Vicki Orlando – Assistant Director

Vicki provides operational support to both the academics and student experience of the EWMBA program. She works with the EWMBA team, lifecycle partners, and faculty to support events, coordinates academic materials for students, and helps students navigate the various Haas and Cal Systems. Vicki enjoys baking or cooking something new in the kitchen, as well as exploring new places in the Bay Area.

Jessica De Anda – Program Manager

Jessica provides support to both the academics and student experience of the EWMBA program. In addition to supporting the Director of Student Experience on the EW Signature Events (WE Launch, WE Innovate, and WE Lead), she coordinates transportation, oversees course video requests, and supports general student inquiries. Jessica is from Southern California and enjoys running, cooking, and reading in her spare time.


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