I worked as an economist for 30 years at Weyerhaeuser Company, so a great deal of experinece working in the manufacturing sector. My position was discontinued in 2011 and am now working in government.
As Chief Economist I am the supervisor the 10 regional economists distributed throughout the state. I work with the state legislators and other policy makers helping them to understand labor market trends and the forces driving them within the state. I also work with people in the news media to to understand the same issues.
Director of Markets and Economic Research at Weyerhaeuser Company, 1980-2011 Chief Economist, Employment Security Department, State of Washington, 2012
BS, Economics, University of Minnesota
MA, Economics, University of Washington
Executive Leaderhip Program, Seattle University, member of 1998-99 cohort
When and where do you hold meetings with your students?
On campus is fine. Given my work schedule, 6:30 or after. Preferred nights are Tu, We, Th. I can also do it on weekends. I can be flexible to accomodate the student.