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Linfield Alumni Alumni Profiles

Linfield Alumni Profiles

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.

Patent law for the latest cutting edge technology

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."

A business degree and a broad perspective

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."

Trekking through New Zealand

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."

Combining Spanish skills with a drive to help people

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."

Applying Linfield lessons to SWAT and more

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."

Instilling an education that lasts beyond high school

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."

Contributing to growth and expansion of financial brands

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."

A deep curiosity about the world around her

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!"

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