Albers School of Business and Economics
Mentor Program

Joe Hueffed

Production Lead, Oracle Finance Systems

LinkedIn Profile

Company Description

Nordstrom, Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, with 231 U.S. stores located in 31 states. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 117 Full-Line Stores, 110 Nordstrom Racks, two Jeffrey boutiques, one treasure&bond store and one clearance store. Nordstrom also serves customers through its online presence and through its catalogs. Additionally, the Company operates in the online private sale marketplace through its subsidiary HauteLook. Nordstrom, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.

Job Description

I support a team of systems analysts and business analysts. We perform production support for Oracle Finance Systems at Nordstrom. Our customers include the business groups of Tax, Accounting and Finance. We also perform system related projects such as system upgrades, maintenance and development.

Employment History

Production Lead, Oracle Finance Systems, Nordstrom, 2013 --> present. Development Project Manager, Nordstrom, 2011 --> 2013 SAP Program Manager, Microsoft, 2010 --> 2011 Systems Analyst / Programmer / Analyst ; Application Developer ; Project Manager ; Starbucks Coffee Company, 1998 - 2010


BA, Economics, Seattle University, 1993 MBA, Seattle University, 1998

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Mentoring activities include career guidance, resume review, mock interviews, networking events, informational interviews, office tours and regular meetings to check-in throughout the year. My background is primarily in the area of IT, specifically for HR and Finance Systems. I can help provide career guidance for students interested in other areas such as marketing, finance, etc; however my contacts and networking strenghts are definitely in the area of IT and systems analysis.

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Downtown Seattle, Bellevue and Seattle U campus. (office, campus, coffee shops)