Orange County Chapter

Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network


We host a variety of social and professional events for Berkeley-Haas alumni living in the greater Orange County area. We also network with other business school alumni groups to foster greater interaction between business school professionals of all ages and careers.



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About Us

Our mission is to create a strong, lifelong connection to Berkeley-Haas by building a community of engaged alumni in Orange County.

We hold a Chapter board meeting at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at Young Company in Laguna Beach. Please contact Bart Young, MBA 76, at 949-376-8404 if you are interested in joining our board or participating in upcoming events.

To reach us, or to be added to our event mailing list, email us or subscribe to our chapter email list.

OC Chapter Board

Current Board Members

Name Position Title Company
Bart Young, MBA 76 President CEO Young Company
John Bernard, MBA 83 VP Treasurer Dir. Acquisitions KDF Communities
Marty Kanselbaum, MBA 77 Director Principle Vector Realty
Gary Newton, MBA 75 Director Angel Newton Portfolio
Megan Tobin, BS 91 Director President Time2Market
Ethan Namvar, MFE 05 Director CIO Centricity Financial, LLC
Gail Spencer, BS 83 Director Dir. Marketing Advance Storage Products
Bruce Dos Santos, MBA 12 Director Project Mgr. Santa Ana Unified School District
Sid Majahan, BS 12 Director Finance MillerCoors

Berkeley-Haas News

David Teece, the Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business, writes about how universities can build ‘dynamic capabilities' to unlock revenue – and stay true to their mission. Source: Times Higher EducationSource URL: [...]
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
Deborah Hopkins Chief Innovation Officerand CEO of Citi Ventures, Citigroup Thursday,September 8 12:30 PM Wells Fargo Room Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 10:40 deborah_hopkins.jpeg [...]
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
David Teece/CMR
Blockbuster, Kodak, Lehman Brothers, and Nokia are among a cadre of companies that failed to adapt to changes in their external environment, stumbles that are particularly prevalent in markets with high rates of technological innovation. In order to stay ahead of the competition, Berkeley-Haas Professor David Teece suggests that it is [...]
Mon, Aug 29, 2016
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
Study finds cause for banning public investment advice Are investors “mad” to follow CNBC's Mad Money show host Jim Cramer's stock advice? Would they be better off without media's insights? When investment information is public—such as being broadcast to thousands of viewers—all that “noise” excites investors and causes them to lend [...]
Fri, Aug 26, 2016
Source: Berkeley-Haas News

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