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IMG_4557Shazia Virji – President 
Shazia is the Director of Business Development at Credit Sesame. 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

HAN Web Site Photo - 2015-0721 v2Mauri Schwartz – Vice President 
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

Vicky Chen – Vice President 
Vicky is a Senior Associate in PwC’s Advisory practice. She has served in various data-intensive, analytics, BI, strategy, and project management roles across Fortune 50 (tech) companies, healthcare, and the government. Outside of work, she splits her time between volunteering at the SF SPCA, salsa dancing, camping/backpacking, woodworking, and building out her no-tech inventions. Vicky graduated with an undergraduate business degree at Haas. Contact

photo (14)Aneesha Jhingan – Vice President 
An alumna of Haas’s undergraduate program, Aneesha has a professional background in SEO and market research. She is a huge politics buff and spent her spare time at Berkeley teaching a politics in film DeCal and canvassing in Nevada for the 2008 Presidential Election. Contact

rosemaryRosemary Hua – Board Member 
Rosemary is a Manager at Walmart.com on the Global eCommerce PMO Team. Beyond the corporate world, Rosemary founded a 501c3 non-profit organization called Empathy FX International, which built and maintains 5 schools in Ghana. Rosemary graduated from Haas with a simultaneous degree in Political Science. Contact

Ravi Shankar – Treasurer
Ravi is the Chief Marketing Officer at Denodo Technologies. He is responsible for Denodo’s global marketing efforts, including product marketing, demand generation, communications, and partner marketing. Ravi brings to his role more than 25 years of proven marketing leadership from enterprise software leaders such as Oracle and Informatica. Ravi holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Contact

Jacqueline Young – Secretary
Jacqueline works on the Strategy & Operations team at Optimizely where she utilizes data analytics and modeling to drive strategic decisions across the company. Prior to Optimizely, Jacqueline worked in consulting in the financial services industry. Jacqueline was involved with HBSA as a student at Haas and is excited to continue championing and supporting the Haas community as an alumnae. Contact

Tom RyglinskiTom Ryglinski – Board Member
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

cyeeforweb245Cynthia Yee – Board Member
Cynthia has diverse experience investing in public and private healthcare companies across the medical device, biopharma and healthcare IT sectors. She specializes in early stage companies and has held various roles in business development, equity research and venture investment. Cynthia graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with BA in Integrative Biology and a BS in Business Administration from Haas.

Parag Jhaveri – Board Member 
Parag is a Director of Strategy at McKesson’s Specialty Health. Prior to joining McKesson, he worked for KPMG and PwC in their Deal Advisory practice.Parag held various diverse roles in Product Management, Strategy and Engineering (Lean and Six Sigma methodologies) in the corporate world. He graduated with his MBA from the Haas School of Business and a has an MS in Industrial Engineering from Louisiana Tech University. He enjoys working out, traveling, adventurous sports and serving the community. Contact

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