• Haas Alumni Leadership Conference – Received Chapter of the Year Award

    Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network Sacramento Chapter is always learning! Our Co-Presidents Mark Beckford and Brent Haapanen attended the Haas Alumni Leadership Conference October 19th 2018 where Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network Sacramento Chapter was presented with the Chapter of the Year award by Interim Dean Laura Tyson! We were in shock and awe and couldn’t have accomplished this without the tremendous team effort of our Chapter Board.


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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
Source Berkeley-Haas News
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
Source Berkeley-Haas News
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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