Department of Economics

Bryan Goularte

  • Graduated: 2014
  • Field: Analyst/Consultant

Bryan Goularte(opens in new window), who graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2014 with a BA in Economics, is a financial analyst with Tony’s Fine Foods(opens in new window) in West Sacramento, California.  He received the John Smale Award for Outstanding Achievement in Economics, an award the Department presents to its top student each year.  While an undergraduate he was a member of the Golden Key Honor Society(opens in new window) and Phi Kappa Phi(opens in new window).  After graduation Bryan worked as a sport fishing guide at the Saltery Lake Lodge in Kodiak, Alaska, for seven months.

In early 2015 Bryan accepted a position as hedge fund accountant and client operations specialist with State Street in Sacramento, California.   Since the middle of 2016 he has been a financial analyst for Tony’s Fine Foods where he works directly with the president, building financial models and summarizing corporate statistics.

“Economics laid the framework to thrive in the financial sector which demands individuals to be critical thinking and possess the capacity to adapt to ever-changing market conditions,” Bryan stated in a recent email.  “It has provided me with the skill sets to recognize distinctions between causation and correlation that allow me to develop effective initiatives to support current financial goals or benchmarks within the workplace.”   (Last Updated 10/26/16)