As the first point of contact for questions or information, the MBA Program Office is here for you. We are located in S420 in the Student Services Building, and are available for drop-in advising from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Jamie Breen

Jamie Breen

ASSISTANT DEAN, MBA PROGRAMS & ADMISSIONS

Jamie oversees all aspects of the MBA Programs, and works closely with students, faculty, and staff to ensure that the best possible curriculum and MBA experience is delivered.

Contact Jamie Breen

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Jenn Bridge

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (INTERIM)

Jenn oversees both Academics and the Student Life & Leadership Development team. She is focused on strengthening the FTMBA student experience.

Contact Jenn Bridge

Kate Tobias

DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES

Kate partners on the Program Office leadership development curriculum, including applied innovation courses and opportunities to develop leadership skills outside the classroom.

Contact Kate Tobias

Academics Team

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Lucas Mollenbrink

DIRECTOR OF ACADEMICS

Lucas focuses on the academic experience, serving as an academic advisor to students and helping them navigate their class experience from core classes through graduation.

Contact Lucas Mollenbrink

Thao Phan

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ACADEMICS

Thao focuses on the academic experience, including bidding, class planning, independent study, and student-initiated courses. She serves as an academic advisor to students and helps them navigate their Haas experience. She also leads the international exchange program.

Contact Thao Phan

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Jody O’Connor

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ACADEMICS

Jody joined the Haas team in September 2022 and has over 15 years experience in graduate student services and advising. Her approach to advising is centered in fostering meaningful relationships with students, understanding their unique needs and aspirations, and helping identify resources that will support their academic success.

Jody received her MA in Integrative Health Studies and her undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, focusing on Japanese business culture. Outside of work, you’ll find her hiking around the Bay Area, watching Japanese TV shows, or on the hunt for a new playground to explore with her partner and toddler.

Contact Jody O’Connor

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Stephanie van Nassau

PROGRAM COORDINATOR OF ACADEMICS

Stéphanie is a Program Coordinator working with the FTMBA Academics team. Prior to joining the Program Office, she held roles at the Center for Social Sector Leadership (CSSL) at Berkeley Haas, and Incentive Travel Company in New York City.

Before moving to the States, she worked in communications at the Association of Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. Stéphanie is in the office on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, and spends the rest of her time at the playground with her children.

Contact Stéphanie van Nassau

Student Life & Leadership Development Team

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Jason Joyce

DIRECTOR OF STUDENT LIFE & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT (INTERIM)

Jason establishes the vision, goals, and metrics for the Student Life & Leadership Development Team. He acts as the primary liaison for the MBAA and registered student organizations, and empowers all students to be better communicators and leaders via personal and group leadership development coaching and programming.

Contact Jason Joyce

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Tyrone Wise

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF STUDENT LIFE & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Tyrone is an advisor for student programming and events. He is the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Liaison for students and the Program Office. He manages the case competition fund, club sponsorships, and locker assignments.

Contact Tyrone Wise

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Sumayyah Alsabri

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF STUDENT LIFE & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Sumayyah is an experienced higher education administrator passionate about developing partnerships and creating a diverse and inclusive Haas FTMBA community. She is fluent in developing policies, procedures, strategic initiatives, and extracurricular activities to enhance student life and leadership development.

At Haas, Sumayyah serves as a lead on communications strategy, finance transparency, and conference advisory. She also oversees student leadership and serves as a liaison to the MBAA and industry club leadership.

Contact Sumayyah Alsabri

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Fredie Frausto

PROGRAM COORDINATOR OF STUDENT LIFE & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Fredie is the student advisor on conference and club event logistics. His projects include the major events request process, the weekly newsletter, and all office management for the Program Office.

Contact Fredie Frausto

Emergency Contacts


UC Emergency Contacts
From a campus phone: 911
From a cell phone: 510-642-3333

For building problems or emergencies at Haas:
Haas Security Guard: 510-292-7800
Gerardo Campos (Facilities Manager): 510-847-4707

Resources to respond to sexual harassment for students, staff, and faculty can be found on this UC Berkeley website.