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Department of Economics

Where Are Our Graduates

Alumni of the Department of Economics hold a variety of positions in the acadmic, 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.

ALUMNI EMPLOYERS AND POSITIONS - Nonfinancial Industries

FirmPosition
Aerotek Account Manager
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, Inc.
Barrons Enterprises, Inc. Controller
BDM Internaitonal, Inc. Program Control Analyst
Becton Dickinson General Accountant, Lab Technologist, Senior Financial Analyst
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 Corporation 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 Manager
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 Representative
Merck & Co., Inc. Professional Representative
Millennium Inorganic Chemicals Director, Order to Delivery; Systems Analyst
Motorola, Inc. Collection Manager, Federal Government Division
National Association of Home Builders Economist
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 Maryland 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 Representative
United Airlines Pilot
United Parcel Service (UPS) Billing Supervisor; Operations Coordinator; Delivery Driver
Whirlpool Corporation Senior Accountant

ALUMNI EMPLOYERS AND POSITIONS -- Financial Industries

FirmPosition
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 Corporation Credit Analyst
Chase Bank of Maryland Relationship Manager, Lending
Chemical Banking Corp. Assistant Manager
Chesapeake Appraisal and Settlement Services 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 Corporation Financial Analyst; Business Analyst
Ferris, Baker & Watts, Inc. Investment Executive
Fidelity & Deposit Company of Maryland Regional Manager, Accountant
Fidelity Funding Mortgage Corporation Funding Specialist
Fidelity Investments Financial Representative
Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. Sr. Claims Representative
First Financial Federal Credit Union 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 Corporation 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 Advisor
Massachusetts Financial Services Co. 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 Supervisor
Norwest Bank Securities Administrator
Pentagon Federal Credit Union Vice President, Branch Operations and Membership
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

ALUMNI EMPLOYERS AND POSITIONS -- National Government

AgencyPosition
Department of Agriculture Systems Analyst
Department of Commerce Intelligence Research Analyst
Bureau of Economics Analysis Economist
Department of Defense Program Manager; Contract Speicalist; Operations Research Analyst
Department of the Air Force Pilot; transportation Staff Officer
Department of the Army Budget Analyst; Operations Officer; Director-AMSAA; Physicist, Army Research Lab
Defense Intelligence Agency Auditor; Business Manager; Computer Scientist; Computer Systems Analyst; Computer Specialist; Contracting Speicalist; Industrial Security Specialist
National Security Agency Integrated Logistic Support Management
Department of Energy Program Analyst
Department of Health and Human Services Attorney; Fiscal Accounts Supervisor
Health Care Financing Administration Economist; Manager; Computer Specialist
Social Security Administration 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 Development Program Analyst
Department of Justice Project Manager
Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent
 Customs 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 Currency National Bank Examiner
Financial Management Services Systems Accountant
Internal Revenue Service Program Manager; Revenue Officer; Revenue Agent; Employee Plans Specialist
Department of Veterans Affairs Auditor
Environmental Protection Agency Communication Specialist
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Bank Examiner; Financial Analyst; Management Analyst; Review Examiner
Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Grant Coordinator
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Economist; Supervisory Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Analyst; Vice President, Baltimore Branch
Federal Reserve System Board of Governors Economist
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

ALUMNI EMPLOYERS AND POSITIONS - State and Local Government; Universities

AgencyPosition
American University Assistant Professor
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 Fund Insurance Underwriter; Systems Analysis Supervisor
Aviation Administration Financial Analyst
Department of Business Planning and Evaluation Assistant
Division of Financial Regulations Asst. Commissioner
Department of Education Education Coordinator; Network Administrator
Highway Administration 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, UMCP) 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

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS • University of Maryland, Baltimore County
3rd floor Public Policy Building, Room 338
1000 Hilltop Circle • Baltimore Maryland 21250
phone: 410-455-2160 • email: Mrs. Kelly Hodges <khodges@umbc.edu>