Department of Economics

Chris Conrad

  • Graduated: 2005
  • Field: Technology

Chris Conrad, who graduated with a BA in Economics in 2005, is account manager at Elemental LED(opens in new window) in Emeryville, California. While a student at Chico State Chris worked at a summer internship for Quester Technology(opens in new window), a Silicon Valley semi-conductor company. During his senior year he began working for the Tutoriale Center For Education(opens in new window) in Castor Valley, California, and he continued working there for another 6 years. “I automated every aspect of this tutoring business, managing 15+ employees and educating hundreds of clients,” Chris stated on his Chris's LinkedIn(opens in new window) site. He moved on to Zeagle Systems(opens in new window) as account manager in 2008. After leaving Zeagle Chris accepted a position as sales manager at Gatco(opens in new window) in San Leandro, California where he worked for a year and a half. In 2012 Chris he moved to Elemental LED.

“I learned a thing or two about MS Excel from a class that I took from Professor Shockley,” Chris replied in a recent email when asked how his economics degree helps his career. (Last Updated 3/28/16)