Alumni Career Paths

View alumni interviews by Major, Career Field, Organization, Entrepreneurial, or International career path. **Alumni marked with a double asterisk are members of the Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Network. You can contact them through the ASK Network in Cascade!

Interviews by Major
Accounting
Joe Kurtis '87: Director of Retail Business Operations, Russell Investments
**Art Olsen '77: President, Intellcia

Art
**Lacey Leffler '03: Marketing Director, Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
**Kate Snow '03
: Designer, CLEVER°FRANKE 

Biology
Steve Bondi '94: Biologist/Ecologist and Lodge Owner, North Cascades Basecamp
**Randy Murch '70: Assoc. Director of Research/Adjunct Professor, Virginia Tech; FBI

Business
**Jennifer Graham '00: Founder, Cuddle Clones
**Ross Heyman '09: Elementary School Teacher, Teach for America
**Shannon Hughes '92: Marketing Communications Director, Weyerhaeuser
Joe Kurtis '87: Director of Retail Business Operations, Russell Investments
**Jaclyn Pittenger '09: Recruiting Coord., Bankers Life and Casualty Company
**Kelsey McKee '08: Business Consultant, Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting
**Pauline Seng '08: Business Systems Analyst, Google
**Brett Veerhusen '08: Devel. Manager, blueEnergy; Captain, Castle Cape Fisheries
**Mika Yasuo '06: Organization and Community Assistance Advisor, Peace Corps

For other Business alumni, visit the SBL's list of BLP Alumni.

Communication Studies
**Meredith O'Neil '94: Owner, Springtime Farms & Snuggly Toes
Kristy Maddux, Ph.D. '01: Asst. Professor, Dept. of Communication, U. of Maryland

Computer Science
Dawn Umstot '84: Information Technology Operations Manager, Pierce County

Economics
**Jessica Bruce '08: Small Enterprise Development Advisor, Peace Corps
**Ross Heyman '09: Elementary School Teacher, Teach for America
**Pauline Seng '08: Business Systems Analyst, Google

English
**Cindy Hammel '02: Copywriter/Associate Creative Director
**Kevin Nguyen '09: Co-editor, The Bygone Bureau; Moderator, I Can Has Cheezburger?
**Jessica Singh '00: Solar Project Developer, Iberdrola Renewables
**Mika Yoshida '99: Sea Otter Aquarist; Public Relations Admin. Coord., Monterey Bay Aquarium

Foreign Language/International Affairs
**Kelsey McKee '08: Business Consultant, Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting

International Political Economy
**Sam Armocido '08: Staff Assistant, U.S. Senate Committee for the Budget
**Jessica Bruce '08: Small Enterprise Development Advisor, Peace Corps
**Cole Hardman '10: Development Associate, United Way of King County
**Kevin Nguyen '09
: Co-editor, The Bygone Bureau; Moderator, I Can Has Cheezburger?
**Rachel Moshier '09: International Visitor Program, The World Affairs Council

For other IPE alumni, search on "Alumni Update" in the IPE blog: ipeatups.blogspot.com

Math
**Jennifer Graham '00: Founder, Cuddle Clones

Music
**Elizabeth Wormsbecker '05: Operations/Artistic Coordinator, Seattle Symphony

For other Music alumni, visit the School of Music's Alumni Profiles

Natural Sciences
**Wendy Hodges '98: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), ERO Resources

Politics and Government
**Cat Fish '08: Scheduler/Legislative Correspondent, Congressman Adam Smith

For other P&G alumni, search on "Profile" in the P&G blog: upspolitics.blogspot.com

Psychology
**Kit Clark '01: Genetic Counselor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
**Dr. Wesley Jordan '76: Neuroscience Professor, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Laura '00 & Scott Schoeggl '99
: Co-owners, Wallflower Photography

Spanish
**Brett Veerhusen '08: Devel. Manager, blueEnergy; Captain, Castle Cape Fisheries

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Interviews by Career Field

Advertising
**Cindy Hammel '02: Copywriter/Associate Creative Director

Art
Laura '00 & Scott Schoeggl '99: Co-owners, Wallflower Photography
**Kate Snow '03: Designer, CLEVER°FRANKE

Agriculture/Ranching
**Meredith O'Neil '94: Owner, Springtime Farms & Snuggly Toes

Business - Entrepreneurial/Owner
Steve Bondi '94: Biologist/Ecologist and Lodge Owner, North Cascades Basecamp
**Jennifer Graham '00: Founder, Cuddle Clones
**Art Olsen '77
: President, Intellcia
**Meredith O'Neil '94: Owner, Springtime Farms & Snuggly Toes
Scott Schoeggl '99: Co-owner and photographer, Wallflower Photography

Computers/High Tech
**Wendy Hodges '98: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), ERO Resources
**Kevin Nguyen '09: Co-editor, The Bygone Bureau; Moderator, I Can Has Cheezburger?
**Art Olsen '77: President, Intellcia
**Pauline Seng '08: Business Systems Analyst, Google
Dawn Umstot '84: Information Technology Operations Manager, Pierce County

Communications, PR, and Marketing
**Shannon Hughes '92: Marketing Communications Director, Weyerhaeuser
**Lacey Leffler '03: Marketing Director, Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
**Mika Yoshida '99: Sea Otter Aquarist; Public Relations Admin. Coord., Monterey Bay Aquarium

Consulting
**Kelsey McKee '08: Business Consultant, Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting
**Art Olsen '77
: President, Intellcia

Design
**Kate Snow '03: Designer, CLEVER°FRANKE

Education
**Ross Heyman '09: Elementary School Teacher, Teach for America
**Dr. Wesley Jordan '76: Neuroscience Professor, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Energy Resources
**Brett Veerhusen '08: Devel. Manager, blueEnergy; Captain, Castle Cape Fisheries
**Jessica Singh '00: Solar Project Developer, Iberdrola Renewables

Environmental Science
**Wendy Hodges '98: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), ERO Resources
**Jessica Singh '00: Solar Project Developer, Iberdrola Renewables

Finance
Joe Kurtis '87: Director of Retail Business Operations, Russell Investments
**Jaclyn Pittenger '09: Recruiting Coord., Bankers Life and Casualty Company

Government
**Sam Armocido '08: Staff Assistant, U.S. Senate Committee for the Budget
**Cat Fish '08: Scheduler/Legislative Correspondent, Congressman Adam Smith
**Rachel Moshier '09: International Visitor Program, The World Affairs Council
**Randy Murch '70: Assoc. Director of Research/Adjunct Professor, Virginia Tech; FBI

Health Science
**Kit Clark '01: Genetic Counselor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
**Dr. Wesley Jordan '76: Neuroscience Professor, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Music
**Elizabeth Wormsbecker '05: Operations/Artistic Coordinator, Seattle Symphony

Nonprofit Organizations
**Jessica Bruce '08: Small Enterprise Development Advisor, Peace Corps
**Cole Hardman '10: Development Associate, United Way of King County
**Ross Heyman '09: Elementary School Teacher, Teach for America
**Lacey Leffler '03: Marketing Director, Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
**Brett Veerhusen '08: Devel. Manager, blueEnergy; Captain, Castle Cape Fisheries
**Mika Yasuo '06: Organization and Community Assistance Advisor, Peace Corps
**Mika Yoshida '99: Sea Otter Aquarist; Public Relations Admin. Coord., Monterey Bay Aquarium

Personnel/Human Resources
**Jaclyn Pittenger '09: Recruiting Coord., Bankers Life and Casualty Company

Science
Steve Bondi '94: Biologist/Ecologist and Lodge Owner, North Cascades Basecamp
**Randy Murch '70: Assoc. Director of Research/Adjunct Professor, Virginia Tech; FBI
**Mika Yoshida '99: Sea Otter Aquarist; Public Relations Admin. Coord., Monterey Bay Aquarium

Social Sciences
**Jessica Bruce '08: Small Enterprise Development Advisor, Peace Corps
**Mika Yasuo '06: Organization and Community Assistance Advisor, Peace Corps

Writing
**Kevin Nguyen '09: Co-editor, The Bygone Bureau; Moderator, I Can Has Cheezburger?

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Interviews by Organization
Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting
Bankers Life and Casualty Company
blueEnergy
Bygone Bureau
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
Castle Cape Fisheries
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
CLEVER°FRANKE
Cuddle Clones
ERO Resources
FBI
Google
I Can Has Cheezburger?
Iberdrola Renewables
Intellcia
Monterey Bay Aquarium
North Cascades Basecamp
Peace Corps -- Kazakhstan
Peace Corps -- West Africa
Pierce County IT Operations
Russell Investments
Seattle Symphony
Springtime Farms & Snuggly Toes
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Teach for America
U.S. Congressman Adam Smith
U.S. Senate Committee for the Budget
United Way of King County
University of Maryland
Virginia Tech
Wallflower Photography
Weyerhaeuser
World Affairs Council

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Interviews with alumni pursuing various entrepreneurial activities
Steve Bondi '94: Biologist/Ecologist and Lodge Owner, North Cascades Basecamp
**Jennifer Graham '00: Founder, Cuddle Clones
**Cindy Hammel '02
: Copywriter/Associate Creative Director, freelance
**Kevin Nguyen '09: Co-editor, The Bygone Bureau; Moderator, I Can Has Cheezburger?
**Art Olsen '77
: President, Intellcia
**Meredith O'Neil '94: Owner, Springtime Farms & Snuggly Toes
Laura '00 & Scott Schoeggl '99: Co-owners, Wallflower Photography
**Brett Veerhusen '08: Devel. Manager, blueEnergy; Captain, Castle Cape Fisheries

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Interviews with alumni with international experience
**Jessica Bruce '08: West Africa
**Cindy Hammel '02: Dubai
**Kelsey McKee '08: France
**Kate Snow '03: Netherlands
**Brett Veerhusen '08: Nicaragua
**Mika Yasuo '06: Kazakhstan

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