A Valpo Economics Major Takes You Far


• Read the fall 2008 edition of Econ News, the most recent issue of the newsletter of the Department of Economics.

What some Econ graduates are doing.

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

Matthew Cavin ’08 – Sales Consultant, EMSystems

Robert Schmidt ’06 – Graduate student Indiana University, Adjunct Professor of Economics, Valparaiso University

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 – Daniel F. Evans Associate Professor of Economics, Wabash College

Beverly Kline ’97 – Buyer, Macy’s

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 – Managing Director, Collaborative Economics

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

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

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