We are proud of our alumni and the impact they have on their communities. Below are profiles of a few of the over 25,000 people that call themselves alumni of Linfield College. Would you like to be featured as an Alumni Profile? If so, fill out the Alumni Career Path form, and you will be contacted by a member from the Office of Alumni Relations.
Brian Gustafson '00
Principal | Fish & Richardson
"Linfield's strong commitment to the sciences in the context of the liberal arts education provided the perfect combination for my future career."
Elaine (Green) Burke '99
Community Engagement Director | A Family Place & Lutheran Community Services NW
"The liberal arts foundation from Linfield allowed me to think broadly about how to use my degree in a way that combines my abilities and my passion."
Kole Krieger '12
Entrepreneur | Aerospectiv
"Most of all I learned how hard work and dedication to my goals leads to the satisfaction in the life I've chosen to live."
April (Kelly) Huggler '06
Quality Assurance and Training Manager | OHSU
"Linfield armed me with the confidence, problem solving skills, and continuous learning attitude that has helped me to advance in healthcare, obtain my Healthcare MBA and thrive as a young leader."
Rob Emerson '01
Police Officer | City of Bend
"Linfield exposed me to many different people with different backgrounds, gave me a strong sense of community, and developed my critical thinking."
Erin (Nooy) Brisbin '05
Social Studies Teacher | McMinnville High School
"Nothing prepares you for teaching besides actually doing it and I was grateful for the program Linfield offered."
Jon Colasuonno '91
Branch Manager | J.P. Morgan Chase
"(Linfield) allowed me to develop in a campus culture that rewards collaboration and the sharing of ideas and experiences amongst students and faculty/administration."
Denise Pasquinelli '06
Creator and Health Coach | S E E D Health + Wellness
"Linfield's small college setting and the endless support from professors and peers created an environment of empowerment, and the courage to go out and DO the work!"