The Evening & Weekend MBA Program office is located in Room S440 Student Services Building and is open the following hours:

Monday – Thursday
Monday – Thursday

Please note the Program Office will be closed or have an adjusted schedule on these dates:

Friday July 26, 2019 Closed for WE Launch Orientation
Monday September 2, 2019 Closed for Labor Day


For general requests including grade letters, employer documents, video recording requests, and parking, contact us at:

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: Fred Smith

Evening & Weekend MBA Program Staff:

Jamie Breen – Assistant Dean, MBA Programs for Working Professionals

Mark Gorenflo – Director of Academics

Mark focuses on working with the Academic Team to ensure the EWMBA program meets the academic and professional needs of its working professional students. A transplant from the East Coast, Mark just finished the Haas Executive MBA Program in January 2016 and joined Haas after a year career working for the Federal Government. Outside work, Mark enjoys hiking, snowboarding, biking – all necessary to work off his calorific food exploits in 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

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 nephew and the rest of her family.

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 coordinates with the EWMBA team, as well as other lifecycle partners, on experiences such as WE Launch and WE Innovate, in order to provide a holistic program for students. 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 heading back to the beach in her hometown.

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 and EW’s international opportunities. She also works with our first-year student cohort reps. Amanda grew up in the East Bay. She is a proud Cal undergrad and currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Global Studies right here at UC Berkeley. Go Bears!

Fred Smith – Associate Director
Students Last Names: P-Z
Click here to schedule an appointment with Fred!

Fred focuses on providing holistic advising experiences to EWMBA students and doing so with world class customer service. He is cross-trained to assist students to resolve issues regarding billing and payments, financial aid, as well as registrar and records. He shares the charge of overseeing the elective offerings of the EWMBA Program and assists with some academic and student experience initiatives and programs. In his free time, Fred enjoys reading, traveling, and fishing.

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.