Where are our Graduates?

Featuring Our Alumni


Miles Ellis at the Becker Friedman Institute ( read article here)


Alumni Employers & Positions

Alumni of the Department of Economics hold a variety of positions in the academic, business, nonprofit, and public sectors of the economy. Some examples of companies and positions they hold are identified below. Among the more unusual positions for an economics major are Artist/Designer, Physicist, Firefighter, Cabinetmaker, Paramedic, Marine Surveyor, Lutheran Senior Pastor, Entertainer, Biography Writer, and Associate Publisher. Many other alumni, especially those who are CPAs or attorneys, own their own businesses or are partners in professional organizations. these are too numerous to list separately below.

Non-financial Industries

Firm Position
Aerotek Account
AKCO Chemical Senior Tax Analyst
Akzo Nobel Chemicals Marketing Manager
Alcatel Data Networks Manager, Software Development
Allied Signal Acting Director, Business Management
Office; Accoutant
American Petroleum Institute Economist
AT&T Associate Manager
Bell Atlantic Asst. Manager, Desktop Support
Systems; Account Executive; Assistant Manager; Computer
Specialist; Sales Representative; Specialist, Revenue Planning
Boeing Co. Sr. Contract Executive
BP – Amoco Petroleum Products Regional Manager
AMPCO Sign and Electric Co. President
Apex Cinemas, Inc. Controller
Arbitron Analyst
Baltimore Aircoil Co. Corporate Credit Manager
Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. Supervisor, Residential Gas; Economic
Analyst; Supervisor, Customer Special Billing; Sales Manager,
Constellation Energy Source; treasury Analyst, Constellation Power,
Barrons Enterprises, Inc. Controller
BDM Internaitonal, Inc. Program Control Analyst
Becton Dickinson General Accountant, Lab Technologist, Senior Financial
Black & Decker Corporation Director of Information Services, Supply Chain Analyst,
Channel Marketing Coordinator
Burlington Industries Director
Cable & Wireless Communications Manager, Financial Information Systems
Chrysler Corporation District Manager
Colgate Palmolive Co. Manager, Finance and Strategic Planning
Communications Satellite
Manager, Corporate Human Resources
Computer Sciences Corporation Financial Analyst
Corning, Inc. Sales and Engineering Manager
CSX Director, Marketing Services; Systems
Manager; Manager, Intercarrier Accounting; National Account
Digital Equipment Corporation Software Unit Manager
Freestate Health Plan Manager, Finance Operations
General Electric Corporation Regional Manager
Genstar Stone Products Company Estimator-Project Administrator
Grinnell Fir Protection Systems Regional Credit Manager
Hanover Toyota President
Honeywell Budget Analyst
Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. Finance Manager, Operations; Executive
Lockheed Martin Director; Manager, Financial Planning and
Analysis; Computer Systems Designer
McCormick & Company, Inc Network Analyst
MCI Worldcom Financial Analyst; Customer Service
Merck & Co., Inc. Professional Representative
Millennium Inorganic Chemicals Director, Order to Delivery; Systems
Motorola, Inc. Collection Manager, Federal Government
National Association of Home
NCR Corporation Director of Marketing; Systems Analyst
Northrup Grumman Contract Representative; Financial
Administrator; Manager, Operations Rates and
Budgeting; Estimator; Logistics Planner; Pricing
Analyst; Procurement Specialist; Senior Program Leader
Oracle Corporation Business Operations Manager; Financial Analyst
Pier 1 Imports District Manager
Pitney Bowes Account Representative
Polk Audio Plant Manager
Potomac Electric Power Co. Manager, Production training
Preferred Health Network of
Sr. Claims Adjuster Supervisor
Procter and Gamble Co. Logistics Manager
Quaker Oats Co. Business Planner
Raytheon E Systems Cost Analyst
Roadway Express Supervisor
Rouse Company Vice President; Assistant Group
Controller; Management Accountant
Safeway Stores, Inc Pricing Analyst
Sweetheart Cup Co. Inventory Manager; Customer Service
United Airlines Pilot
United Parcel Service (UPS) Billing Supervisor; Operations
Coordinator; Delivery Driver
Whirlpool Corporation Senior Accountant

Financial Industries

Firm Position
A. G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. Municipal Bond Underwriter
Alex. Brown Fund Accountant; Bond trader; Financial
Analyst; Accountant
Allstate Corporation Senior Claims Representative
American Express Financial Advisor; Manager; Managing Director
American General Finance, Inc. Financial Manager; Manager
American Homeowners Mortgage Corp. President
American National Savings Banks Assistant Manager
Amresco Residential Mortgage Corp. Senior Credit Manager
Apple Federal Credit Union President-CEO
Arthur Anderson LLP Manager
Arundel Federal Savings Bank treasurer
Bank of America Analyst-Health Care; Vice President; Asst. Vice
President; Consumer Banker; Foreign Exchange trader; Senior Vice
President; General Banking Officer
BB&T Bank Banking Manager; Executive Vice
President; Regional President
BUCS Federal Credit Union Loan Officer
Caterpillar Financial Services
Credit Analyst
Chase Bank of Maryland Relationship Manager, Lending
Chemical Banking Corp. Assistant Manager
Chesapeake Appraisal and Settlement
Vice President, Administration
Chevy Chase Bank Account Analyst; Systems Support Specialist
CIGNA Case Manager
Citigroup Citicorp Officer; Citibank Business
Analyst; Citifinancial Credit Analyst
Citizens Savings & Loan
Association, Inc.
Vice President, Real Estate Division
Citizens Savings Bank Manager, Financial Reporting
Community First Bank Executive Vice President
Coopers & Lybrand, LLP Manager, Business Accountant
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Vice President, Investments
Deloitte & Touche LLP Senior Manager
Equitable Financial Companies Investment Representative
Ernst & Young Manager
FNMA (Fannie Mae) Director
FHLMC (Federal Home Loan Mortgage
Financial Analyst; Business Analyst
Ferris, Baker & Watts, Inc. Investment Executive
Fidelity & Deposit Company of
Regional Manager, Accountant
Fidelity Funding Mortgage
Funding Specialist
Fidelity Investments Financial Representative
Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. Sr. Claims Representative
First Financial Federal Credit
Vice President, Finance
First Investors Corporation Division Manager
First National Bank of Maryland Corporate trust Officer; Corporate
Operations; Vice President and Associate General Counsel; Sales
Representative; Vice President, Commercial Lending; Area
Manager; Loan Adminsitration Officer; Operations Manager
First Union Bank Vice President; Senior Vice President
GEICO Legislative Counsel; Systems Analyst
Greenwich Capital Markets Senior Vice President
Gruntal & Company Stockbroker
Heritage Investors Management
Portfolio Manager
KPMG LLP Systems Consultant; Senior Manager, Financial
Services; Partner
L. Warner Companies Vice President, Investments
Legg Mason Operations Specialist; Portfolio
Analyst; Purchasing Agent; Commercial Underwriter; Financial
Massachusetts Financial Services
Portfolio Settlements Coordinator
MBNA Senior Account Manager; Sales Administration
Coordinator; Senior Vice President
Mercantile Bankshares Corp. Accounting Manager; Settlement
Specialist; Equity Analyst
Merrill Lynch trader; Financial Consultant; Managing
Director; Manager’s Assistant
Mid-Atlantic Appraisal Corporation Real Estate Appraiser
Monumental Life Senior Auditor
Mutual Benefit Life Underwriter-Claims Manager
Nationwide Insurance Co. Director; Claims Adjustor; Senior Claim
Norwest Bank Securities Administrator
Pentagon Federal Credit Union Vice President, Branch Operations and
PNC Bank Commercial Lending Officer
Provident Bank of Maryland Auditor; Market Research Manager; Operations
Controller; Vice President
Retirement Benefit Services Pension Specialist
Riggs Counsel man Michaels &
Downes, Inc
Senior Bond Agent
Salomon Smith Barney Investment Banker
Security trust Company Corporate trust Officer
State Employees Credit Union Senior Accountant
T. Rowe Price Accountant; Corporate Bond Analyst; Fund
Accountant; Senior Retirement Plan Representative; Vice
President, Procurement; Business Analyst; Asst. Vice
President; Senior Accountant; Senior Financial Analyst
Tower Federal Credit Union Member Services Representative
Vanguard Group Registered Representative
Wise Financial Group, Inc. President
Wolpoff & Co., LLP Accountant-Marketing Director
Wooden & Benson, Chartered Auditor-CPA
World Bank Consultant; Operations Officer
Zurich Insurance Planning Manager
York Bank and trust Co. Commercial Lender

National Government

Agency Position
Department of Agriculture Systems Analyst
Department of Commerce Intelligence Research Analyst
Bureau of Economics
Department of Defense Program Manager; Contract
Specialist; Operations Research Analyst
Department of the Air
Pilot; transportation Staff Officer
Department of the Army Budget Analyst; Operations
Officer; Director-AMSAA; Physicist, Army Research Lab
Defense Intelligence
Auditor; Business Manager; Computer
Scientist; Computer Systems Analyst; Computer
Specialist; Contracting Specialist; Industrial Security
National Security
Integrated Logistic Support Management
Department of Energy Program Analyst
Department of Health and Human
Attorney; Fiscal Accounts Supervisor
Health Care Financing
Economist; Manager; Computer Specialist
Social Security
Benefit Authorizer; Financial Analyst; Fiscal
Management Analyst; Program Analyst; Systems Accountant; Systems
Analyst; Director, Data Management; Computer
Specialist; Computer Systems Analyst; Team Leader, Systems
Analyst; Network Engineer; Technical Specialist
Department of Housing and Urban
Program Analyst
Department of Justice Project Manager
Federal Bureau of
Special Agent
&nbspCustoms Service Import Specialist
Court Services Federal Probation Officer
Department of Labor, Bureau of
Labor Statistics
Assistant Commissioner; Supervisory
Economist; Economist; Contract Specialist; Labor Economist
Department of the treasury Auditor; Financial Program Spcialist; Special
Agent; Financial Management Consultant
Comptroller of the
National Bank Examiner
Financial Management
Systems Accountant
Internal Revenue
Program Manager; Revenue Officer; Revenue
Agent; Employee Plans Specialist
Department of Veterans Affairs Auditor
Environmental Protection Agency Communication Specialist
Federal Deposit Insurance
Bank Examiner; Financial Analyst; Management
Analyst; Review Examiner
Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Grant Coordinator
Federal Energy Regulatory
Economist; Supervisory Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Analyst; Vice President, Baltimore Branch
Federal Reserve System Board of
General Accounting Office Auditor; Evaluator; Senior
Evaluator; Attorney; Information Systems
Analyst; Management-Program Analyst
General Services Administration Realty Specialist; Acting Director
NASA Deputy Project Manager
National Institutes of Health Budget Analyst; Budget Officer; Program Analyst
Office of Personnel Management Programmer-Analyst
Postal Service Postal Clerk; Mathematical Statistician
Securities and Exchange Commission Attorney-Advisor
Nigerian National Maritime Authority Investment Officer

State and Local Government; Universities

Agency Position
American University Assistant
Anne Arundel County Middle School Mathematics
Teacher; Firefighter; Teaching Assistant; Assistant Chief,
Highways and Parks
Auburn University Instructor
Baltimore City Accounts Payable Supervisor; Teacher
Baltimore County Budget Analyst; Teacher
Calvert County Accountant
Carroll County Teacher
Catholic University of America Maintenance Supervisor
Catonsville Community College Director of Athletics; Instructor, Coordinator
City of Frederick Assistant City Attorney
City of Salem Assistant City Planner
East Carolina University Assistant Professor
Fairfax County Systems Analyst
Johns Hopkins Energy Management Engineer; Registered
Nurse; Collection Supervisor; Accountant; Budget Analyst
State of Maryland Assistant Legislative Auditor; Commercial Loan
Officer; Finance Officer; Fiscal Specialist; Manager; Personal
Property Assistant; Review Appraiser; Parole Agent; Director of
Internal Audit; Property Tax Assessor
Auto Insurance
Insurance Underwriter; Systems Analysis
Financial Analyst
Department of
Planning and Evaluation Assistant
Division of
Financial Regulations
Asst. Commissioner
Department of
Education Coordinator; Network Administrator
Asst. Chief, Project
Planning-Environment; Regional Planner
Office of
Legislative Audits
Staff Assistant II
Montgomery County Asst. Prosecuting Attorney
University of Akron Asst. Director of Athletics
University of Alabama Professor
University of Baltimore Regional Fundraising Coordinator
University of Maryland (UMB, UMBC,
Associate Director Physical
Plant; Coordinator; Administrative Assistant; Financial Aid
Counselor; Business Services Coordinator-University
Center; Fiscal Management Specialist; Head Tennis Coach; Budget
Director; Asst. Baseball Coach; Assistant
Director; Manager; Associate Professor
University of South Florida Senior Programmer-Analyst