Mentor List

Michelle Collar

Collar, Michelle

Job Title: Senior Finance Manager, International Finance
Company: Starbucks
Industry: Retail Food Service
Mentor Since: Fall 2015
Will Mentor: Undergrad Students

Job Description

I am a Finance Manager at Starbucks Coffee Company on the Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis team.

Company Description

Starbucks is the premier roaster, marketer and retailer of specialty coffee in the world, operating in 65 countries. We purchase and roast high-quality coffees that we sell, along with handcrafted coffee, tea and other beverages and a
variety of fresh food items.

Employment History

I joined the Corporate Financial Planning team at Starbucks in June 2015. Prior to Starbucks, I was an Estimating & Pricing Specialist and Business & Planning Analyst at The Boeing Company. I also completed an internship with PricewaterhouseCoopers and was a Business Development Officer with Mission Federal Credit Union in San Diego, Ca.


-Master of Business Administration: Seattle University, Seattle Wa (Graduated 2014)
-BA, Business Administration, minor in Accounting and concentration in International Business: Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, Ca (Graduated 2008)

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

I have enjoyed having mentors while in Seattle U's MBA program and throughout my career in Finance and Business Development. I hope to support students through their internship/job application process through resume reviews, interview preparation and discussions on career opportunities.

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Meetings will be fully virtual