Albers School of Business and Economics


Christine Arneson

Data Operations Manager
Starbucks Coffee Company

Company Description

Our story began in 1971. Back then we were a roaster and retailer of whole bean and ground coffee, tea and spices with a single store in Seattle’s Pike Place Market. Today, we are privileged to welcome millions of customers through our doors every day, in more than 16,000 locations in over 50 countries.

Job Description

Bridge between IT department and Supply Chain Customer Service to leverage IT to address business needs in getting goods to our customers at the lowerst cost with the highest level of service.

Employment History

Cascade Designs 1992-2005
Starbucks Coffee Company 2005-Present


BA, Western Washington University
MBA, Seattle University

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

TBD depending on student schedules. My preference would be to meet at Starbucks corporate office.