Career Connections

What Are PLU Alumni Doing With Their Majors?

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A PLU education can lead many places by equipping you with invaluable experiences and excellent intellectual skills. Your future career may or may not directly relate to your major. Check out what alumni are doing with their major and begin to explore the possibilities.

Class Job Title Employer State
20074th Grade TeacherThomsen TimberWA
1996Account ManagerF5 Networks, Inc.WA
2008Accounting AssociateNorthwest Medical SpecialtiesWA
2006Acting Assistant Professor, PhilosophyUniversity Of WashingtonWA
2003ActuaryMilliman USA- Seattle BranchWA
2003Aftermarket Strategic BuyerDaimlerWA
2009AnalystExpedia, Inc.WA
2011Assistant AdministratorPanagiotu Pension Advisors, Inc.WA
2006Assistant ManagerElephant CarwashWA
1997Assistant Principal, Bethel HSBethel School District #403WA
2003Assistant Professor of EconomicsGonzaga UniversityWA
2000Assistant Professor of EconomicsUniversity Of IdahoID
2012Assistant Program DirectorLutherwood Camp and Retreat CenterWA
2000AssociateMiller Nash LLPWA
2004Associate DirectorUBS Investment BankNY
2004Associate Economic ConsultantJohnson GardnerOR
1996Associate PlannerCity of PortlandOR
2009Associate / US Fund OperationsRussell InvestmentsWA
1995Assistant Golf ProAnthem Country ClubNV
2006AttorneyBlack HelterlineOR
2006AttorneyOtten JohnsonCO
1997AttorneyThorner Kennedy & Gano PSWA
1999AttorneyCatholic Relief ServicesMD
2012Audit ClerkPGRX USA Inc.WA
2005Audit Manager / CPAReznick Group, P.C.OR
1999Blackhawk Pilot / Medevac PilotUnited States ArmyKS
1997Broker Assistant / Admin AssistantMerrill Lynch / Retirement OfficeWA
2001Business Assurance Senior ManagerMoss Adams LLPWA
1995Business Development Manager, Mid AtlanticEnerNOC Inc.RI
2010Campaign MangerWashington State SenateWA
2004Client Compliance ConsultantVEBA Service Group, LLC (Spokane, WA)WA
2003Client Service AssociateRussell InvestmentsWA
2008Commercial Credit AnalystWells Fargo BankWA
1998Compensation and Benefits ManagerComcast CableOR
2009ConsultantThe Oakleys GroupVA
2004ControllerChes'n CorporationWA
2009Corporate Trust DepartmentUS BankWA
2004CPA CandidatePacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2011Data CompilerWashington State Employment Security DepartmentWA
2005Document Control AnalystMetagenics, Inc.WA
1999EconomistBureau of Labor StatisticsVA
2001EconomistU.S. Department of LaborWA
2009Elementary ProgrammingPeace Community CenterWA
2008Enrollment AdvisorUniveristy of PhoenixTX
2009EpidemiologistUniversity Of Washington, BothellWY
1996F-16 Pilot, 186th Fighter SquadronUnited States Air ForceMT
2007Fed Bank ExaminerFederal Deposit Insurance CorporationCA
2009Finance AnalystThe Boeing CompanyWA
2005Financial AdvisorEdward Jones Financial ServicesUT
2010Financial AdvisorPetersen Hastings Wealth ManagementWA
1996Financial AnalystGenesee InvestmentsWA
2010Financial AssociateThrivent Financial for LutheransWA
2010Financial RepresentativePacific Capital Resource GroupWA
2007Financial SpecialistInvestment Evaluation Corp.CO
2006Foreign Service OfficerU.S. Embassy BucharestVA
2003ForesterOregon Department of ForestryOR
1995Fund ManagerLabrusca FundNY
2010General ManagerCounter Logic GamingWA
2006General ManagerPublick CafeMT
1997Gig Harbor High School English, SS, Debate TeacherPeninsula School DistrictWA
2007Government Services SpecialistCollins Center for Public ManagementMA
2005Home Mortgage ConsultantWells Fargo BankOR
1997HR DirectorDeloitte
1998Institutional Fixed Income SalesDeutsche Bank SecuritiesCA
2012Interim Accounting AssistantLynden Inc.WA
2003Investment BankerDartmouth CollegeNY
1995Investment Technician / Compliance OfficerThe Healy GroupIA
2003Judicial Clerk to Hon. Ronald GouldUnited States Court of Appeals for the Ninth CircuitCA
2001Law studentGonzaga University LawWA
2001MA EconomicsBI School of Management
2000Managing PrincipalSlalom ConsultingWA
2004Marketing AssociateMerrill GardensWA
2003Media SupervisorCrispin, Porter + BoguskyCO
2005Marketing ExecutiveBCRA Design FirmWA
2003Naval AviatorUnited States Marine Corp.MS
1999Operations ManagerAPM TerminalsWA
2005Operations SpecialistDECK MonitoringOR
2005Outreach CoordinatorConservation NorthwestWA
1998OwnerBirch Investment ManagementSD
2000PartnerMessina Bulzomi Christensen, Attorneys-at-LawWA
2010Patient Financial CounselorKennewick General HospitalWA
2006Pension ConsultantSpectrum Services, Inc.WA
1995Photographer / WriterLiving Wilderness Nature PhotographyWA
1999President & CEOWansentry, LLCWA
2000Pricing ManagerTotem Ocean Trailer ExpressWA
1997PrincipalKylee Acidera DesignCA
2001Product DesignerSeattle LightingWA
2011Professional Safety OfficerPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2007Program DirectorBoys & Girls Club of South Puget SoundWA
1998Programmer AnalystSAFECOWA
2005Project CoordinatorLighthouse Document TechnologiesWA
2004Real Estate RepresentativeMarcus & MillichapTX
2003Research AssociateFederal Reserve BankCA
2005Research EconomistUS Department of AgricultureVA
2004Retention SupervisorComcast CorporationWA
2011Revenue AgentWA State Department of RevenueWA
2010RQA AnalystBlackRock, Inc.CA
2003Securities TraderBarclays Global Investors
2005Senior AssociateRevel ConsultantsWA
2001Senior Financial ConsultantFinancial Consulting Solutions GroupWA
2005Senior Project ManagerAlaska Airlines AAG, Inc.WA
1997Senior AssociatePoint B SolutionsWA
2004Senior Financial AnalystGenesee InvestmentsWA
2005Senior Training SpecialistBank Of New York Mellon CorporationWA
1997Senior VP Portfolio ManagerRussell InvestmentsOH
1995Staff AnalystBrian I Gilpin, CPACA
2009Staff AssistantCapitol Hill, Congressman Dave ReichertWA
2002Student Masters ScienceEmory UniversityNM
2004Surgery SchedulerUSFWSWA
1995SVP, Credit Products ExecutiveBank of AmericaWA
2008Systems Integration ConsultantAccentureWA
1996Teacher (Math)Magruder High SchoolMD
2010Teaching AssistantMichigan State UniversityOR
2001Teaching FellowUniversity of OregonWA
2012Trade AgentRichmond American HomesMT
1999TranslatorOkada Ophthalmology ClinicWA
2012UnderwriterLiberty Mutual InsuranceOR
2009Universal AssociateUmpqua BankOR
1995Vice President- External ReportingEvercore PartnersNJ
2005Vice President of FinancingSager Construction, Inc.WA
2012Vice President, Board of DirectorsMary Lund-Davis Student Investment FundWA
1997VolunteerPeace CorpsDC
2005Water Truck DriverPlaya VistaCA
1995Web Application DeveloperSiteCraftingWA
2012Women's LaCrosse CoachPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2006Youth Ministry Intern & Budget AdministratorSouth Sound Church of ChristTX