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Bay Area for McCombs

Increasing the Bay Area's connection with the McCombs School of Business is our top priority.


Bay Area for McCombs (BAFM) is committed to engaging and recruiting the best and brightest from Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose, and all points in between.


Our Goals:


  • Advance the presence and reputation of the McCombs School of Business and The University of Texas at Austin in the Bay Area through networking opportunities for alumni, current students, and friends
  • Attract top students from the Bay Area to McCombsIdentify top students to recruit from McCombs to the Bay Area for internships and full-time employment
  • Host a series of events, panels, programs, and networking opportunities in the Bay Area to connect board members with each other and with undergraduate and graduate students at the McCombs School


News and Announcements

New Faculty Director

We'd like to extend a warm Bay Area for McCombs welcome to our new Faculty Director, Josh Alexander!

Josh is a professor at the McCombs School of business and has worked for a number of widely-recognized firms including Toopher, Platform, and Salesforce. He has a passion for teaching, storytelling, and public speaking. We're incredibly excited to welcome him on as the new Bay Area for McCombs Faculty Director, and can't wait to see what new strategies and ideas he will bring to our organization.

Read Josh's Bio

Scholarship Recipients

Donors from the Bay Area have established 25 endowments at the McCombs School. Meet the three newest Bay Area for McCombs Scholarship Recepients. 

Tyler Hargan
$20,000 Scholarship Recipient
"Tyler Hargan was the Director of Marketing for Branagh Development prior to joining McCombs’ MBA Program. While working at Branagh Development Tyler oversaw, designed, and..."

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Peter Heine
$5,000 Scholarship Recipient
"Peter Heine is a current MBA Candidate at the McCombs School at Business. Peter was recently the Global Supply Manager Intern at Tesla this past summer. During his time with Tesla, Peter was..."

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Aashna Pandya
$5,000 Scholarship Recipient
"Aashna Pandya is a senior at The University of Texas studying Management Information Systems with minors in both Computer Science and Marketing. With her MIS degree, she is hoping to..."

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The welcome mat is always out for Texas McCombs alumni, and the BAFM Board offers a variety of unique opportunities for you to network, grow, and connect.