Leadership Team

The Business Program is overseen by Daniel Bergstresser, John Ballantine Jr. and Hagit Weihs, industry leaders who bring their varied business backgrounds and extensive real-world knowledge to the classroom.

Karen Muise serves as the Senior Associate Director and Program Administrator of the Business Program, bringing years of experience working in higher education to this position.

Daniel Bergstresser
Daniel Bergstresser
Associate Professor of Finance in the Brandeis International Business School
Chair of the Undergraduate Business Program
781-736-5007 Sachar International Center, 128C

Expertise: Municipal finance, taxation, household financial behavior, corporate governance, corporate financial reporting.

Hagit Weihs
Hagit Weihs
Associate Professor of Accounting
Undergraduate Advising Head, Business Program
781-736-8545 Sachar International Center, 130B

Expertise: Financial accounting, managerial accounting, intermediate accounting, financial statement analysis, financial planning.

John W. Ballantine Jr.
John W. Ballantine Jr.
Senior Lecturer in the Brandeis International Business School
Study Abroad Advising Head
781-736-4841 Sachar International Center S-013

Expertise: Corporate finance, financial institutions and energy finance; sustainability, labor economics and global political economy.

Karen Muise
Karen Muise
Senior Associate Director and Program Administrator
Business Program and MSF Program Advisor
781-736-2240 Sachar International Center, 130C