• Multi-Business School Networking Event – Thursday September 26th

    Co-Hosted by Berkeley-Haas and UC Davis, the event is designed to bring local Sacramento area business school alumni together. Come network with your local Sacramento area business school alumni. The event is co-hosted by Berkeley-Haas and UC Davis, but is open to everyone regardless of school affiliation. Have a drink at one of the area’s best new locations, just across the river in West Sac, near Raley Field. Tickets are just $15 and include one drink ticket and light refreshments.

    Location: Drake’s The Barn, 985 Riverfront Street, West Sacramento, CA, 95691

    Date: Thursday September 26th at 5:30 pm


  • Punch Bowl Social

    Come join your fellow Sacramento area Haas alumni Thursday May 16 after 5pm at the Punch Bowl Social in downtown Sacramento. Feel free to bring a friend. No RSVP required.

    Event Details
    Date: Thursday May 16, 2019 
    Time: 5:00—7:00pm  
    Location: Punch Bowl Social
    DOCO Downtown Commons, 500 J Street, Suite 100
    Sacramento, CA
    No RSVP required.

    For questions, contact Brent Haapanen, EWMBA 13, at or (530) 680-6226.


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About Us

Chapter of the Year Award – 2018

The mission of the Haas Alumni Network is to engage alumni in the advancement of the Haas School of Business, and, in turn, to provide outstanding opportunities for personal and professional growth.

The Sacramento Chapter was launched in 2016 to bring together Haas Alumni throughout the Sacramento region and build a community of engaged alumni dedicated to building a lasting connection to Berkeley-Haas.

Board of Directors

  • Mark Beckford (MBA 1996);  Co-President
  • Brent Haapanen (MBA 2013);  Co-President
  • Melodie Puffer (MBA 2017); Treasurer
  • Gurjeet Dosanjh (BSBA 2004); Secretary
  • Craig Mitchell (BSBA 1992); CAA Liaison
  • Brian Miller (MBA 2007); Business School Liaison
  • Vincent Ma (BSBA 1998); VP of Public Affairs
  • Maren Martinelli Christie (BSBA 2004, MBA 2014); VP of Sponsorship
  • Mike Cappelluti (MBA 2000); VP of Alumni Engagement
  • Sarah Frayne (MBA Candidate 2020); VP of Event Strategy
  • Gurjeet Dosanjh (BSBA 2004); VP of Marketing and Communications
  • Krystal Dennis (BS 2007); VP of Web and Social Media

Event Photos



Patatoukas, who is 35, says he wants to make financial information analysis accessible to all by age 40. Source: San Francisco Business TimesSource URL: [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
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Saturday, April 29Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Campus Register Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:37Link to URL: [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
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“Unlocking Value and Impact”Friday, April 141pm to 7pmBerkeley-Haas campusBuy tickets Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:29Link to URL: [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
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Daily CalifornianMarch 9Enel partners with CITRIS Foundry to provide UC Berkeley with new information hubMultinational power company Enel has inked a partnership with UC Berkeley that will help give campus startups a faster path to collaborating with bigger industries. Enel will provide the CITRIS Foundry $350k over two years. Adj. [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017
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