A Valpo Economics Major Takes You Far

• Read the Fall 2014 Economics Department Newsletter!  

What some Valpo Economics graduates have been doing:


Catherine (Kus) Baldwin, '13 - front desk agent, White House Hotel in Biloxi, MS

Lindsay (Russell) Boersma, '10 - Senior Research Analyst at Indiana University - Bloomington

Kurt Fetzer, '10 - Associate Actuarial Analyst for UnitedHealthOne

Reillie Acks, '09 - pursuing a Masters Degree in Development Studies at the Graduate Institute of Geneva in Switzerland

Zachary Denny, '09 - consultant with West Monroe Partners, LLC in Chicago

Ademiju Allen ’08 – Graduate student and Research Assistant, Rice University

Matthew Cavin ’08 – Senior Consultant for Deloitte Consulting, recently on assignment in Johannesburg, South Africa

Robert Schmidt ’06 – Sales and Property Tax Policy Manager for the Wisconsin Department of Revenue

Elyssa Swango ’04 – Social Security Disability Adjudicator

Tim Boersma ’04 – Product Manager, Safety Meeting Outlines, Inc

Jim Murray ’03 – Actuarial Analyst, Western-Southern Life Insurance Company

Ragen Hatcher Matthews ’00 – Deputy Prosecutor, Lake County Prosecutor’s Office

Joyce Burnett ’89 – Professor of Economics, Wabash College

Beverly Kline ’97 – Buyer, Macy’s

Joshua Berning, '96 - Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Masters of Agribusiness Program at the University of Georgia 

Jennifer (Dierking) Johnson ’94 – Senior Investment Officer, MODOT & Patrol Employees Retirement System

Steve Wegner ’95 – Finance Manager of Sales and Marketing, Blue Bird Body Company

Doug Hooever ’93 – Principal and Technical Director, Mavrik Systems Consulting

Jeff Hehnke ’89 – Divisional Assistant Vice President, Great American Insurance Company

Kim Walesh ’86 – Director of Economic Development and Chief Strategist for the City of San Jose, CA

Stuart Vogelsmeier, '85 - a practicing lawyer in St. Louis

Tesa Stegner Handlen ’83 – Department Chair & Professor of Economics, Idaho State University

Debbie (Maranger) Menk, '81 - Assistant Director of Sustainability & Economic Development Strategies at the Center for Automotive Research

Marty Smith ’75 – Vice President, A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc.

Dick Tyson '72 - retired Economics Professor and Department Chair at the University of Wisconsin-Stout

Lorna (Curtis) Barnes ’72 – U.S. Dept. of Labor Information Technology and private industry

James Frances ’70 – Senior Investment Policy Officer and Economist, State Board of Administration of Florida (SBA)

Richard Schiming ’69 – Professor of Economics, Minnesota State University

Howard W. Lacey, '58 - Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus at Concordia University Texas in Austin