San Francisco Chapter

Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network


Welcome to HAN-SF! HAN’s San Francisco Chapter is one of the oldest existing HAN Chapters and continues to serve as a link for Haas Alumni that decided to move across the Bay and live in the City. The Chapter Board is made up of alumni coming from various Haas educational programs, including: Undergraduate, MBA, MFE, EWMBA, BCEMBA and PhD. Board Members meet once a month in the Financial District.
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About Us

Tom Ryglinski

Tom Ryglinski – President
Tom is a Senior Sales Associate with Alain Pinel Investment Group. The Alain Pinel team covers all asset classes including Commercial, Investment and Residential Real Estate.  Tom serves as the Chapter President where he leads all monthly board meetings, acts as a liaison with the Haas School, and serves the Haas alumni community in San Francisco. Tom earned his Haas MBA in 1998 and enjoys volunteering for the board. Contact


Shazia Virji – Vice President 1
Shazia is a Marketing Manager at, an Intuit company. She manages strategic consumer finance partnerships to drive revenue growth for the business. Shazia enjoys volunteering for Dress for Success San Francisco where she is a mentor and event speaker. Shazia joined the Haas Alumni Network San Francisco Chapter Board in 2012 and is excited to continue serving the Haas community. Contact

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Mauri Schwartz – Vice President 2
Mauri is the CEO of Career Insiders and has made a career out of solving business problems. Career Insiders enables companies to achieve talent management goals, specifically in recruitment and outplacement, and provides content for publications and presentations for professional groups, career conferences, and corporate meetings. In addition to her Haas MBA, Mauri has a BS in Math from Tulane University and is an avid SF Giants fan. Contact

unnamedEleanor Jiang – Secretary 
Eleanor is on the Finance team at Apple. During her time at Cal, she enjoyed meeting all the wonderful alumni she came across while volunteering for the Haas Alumni Network San Francisco Chapter. Now as an alumna, she is excited to continue serving the Haas community as part of the Board. Eleanor graduated from the Haas School of Business in 2011. Contact

Ravi Shankar – Treasurer
Ravi is the Chief Marketing Officer at Denodo Technologies. He’s responsible for Denodo’s global marketing efforts where he brings more than 25 years of proven marketing, product management, business development, and software development expertise. Ravi holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business and an MS and an Honors BS Degree in Computer Science. Ravi is a published author and frequent speaker on data management and governance. Contact

Berkeley-Haas News

Yahoo! FinanceClean Energy Tax Credits Mostly Benefits the Wealthy, Report SaysAugust 24, 2015Professor Severin Borenstein and Associate Professor Lucas Davis's working paper explains “the four most significant clean energy tax credits that apply to households.” Los Angeles TimesIs Amazon's hard-charging workplace exploitative?August 20, 2015Professor Jennifer Chatman discusses a New York [...]
Wed, Aug 26, 2015
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
Undergraduates are back on campus
A new class of undergraduate students—ranging in age from 18 to 58—arrived at Haas Monday for orientation, where they were immersed in school culture, absorbed career advice, and met their new cohorts. Erika Walker, assistant dean of the undergraduate program, Dean Rich Lyons (below), Professor Todd Fitch, and staff welcomed the [...]
Wed, Aug 26, 2015
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Patricia Dechow
Prof. Patricia Dechow has won the 2015 Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award, for research that developed a measure to determine the quality of earnings. Dechow co-authored the paper, “The Quality of Accruals and Earnings: The Role of Accrual Estimation Errors,” with Emory University Prof. Ilia D. Dichev. The American Accounting Association [...]
Wed, Aug 26, 2015
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Prof. Jennifer Chatman says she wasn't surprised by the demanding workplace at portrayed in the recent New York Times article. "Since the beginning, Jeff Bezos has been very deliberate about developing a culture at Amazon that supports their strategy," she said. Source: Los Angeles TimesSource URL: [...]
Thu, Aug 20, 2015
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