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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.

MoniResearching disparities in health issues

Moni Tang '12
Behavioral Research Scientist and Marriage and Family Therapist | University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

"My mentors patiently taught me how to think critically and write logically and coherently."


TaylorPaying attention to details in order to meet deadlines and minimize costs

Taylor Pirnke '15
Procurement Specialist | Crane Aerospace and Electronics

"Linfield taught me to sort through a vast amount of information to make the most informed decision possible; a characteristic I utilize daily..."

HeidiProviding counsel and advice for a university

Heidi (Potter) Klosterman '93
Assistant Vice Chancellor and Associate General Counsel | Washington University

"The ability to think critically and independently are skills that I value most highly, both personally and professionally, and it started at Linfield!"

MattConsulting to make the most of public safety

Matt Cate '88
Founder and President | Cate Consulting

"While Linfield did a very good job of preparing me academically for my post-graduate work and my career as a lawyer, my overall college experience was critical for preparing me for success in life. "


RodneyThinking outside the box - many boxes, in fact

Rodney Bolls '97
Founder and President | Boxwell

"Beyond my family and friends, Linfield has contributed greatly to everything I've accomplished professionally." 

JessicaHelping companies meet sustainability goals

Jessica Balsam '06
Director of Sustainability | APL Logistics

"At Linfield, I learned how to conduct research and analyze problems in a thoughtful, holistic way."

MattEducating the next generation and supporting fellow teachers

Matt Brisbin '06  
English teacher | McMinnville High School

"From a strong educational foundation, to practical applications of real on the job skills, to making the connections necessary to get me on my feet after graduation, Linfield was a huge help in setting me on the path to who I have become as a professional."

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