Department of Economics

Hale Hildebrand

  • Graduated: 2015
  • Field: Sales/Retail

Hale Hildebrand(opens in new window), who graduated in 2015 with a BA in Economics, is a medical device sales representative at Hayes Solutions Alliance Corporation(opens in new window) in Sacramento, California.  Hale transferred to Chico State in 2009 after a year at Sacramento State where he was an engineering major studying computer aided design.  While at Sacramento State Hale was a teaching assistant at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School(opens in new window), and he participated in the Run to Feed the Hungry(opens in new window).

At Chico State Hale studied international economics with an emphasis on developing countries and foreign languages.  During his first year as an undergraduate at Chico State Hale joined Delta Sigma Pi-Epsilon, the professional business fraternity, where he assumed leadership positions including fundraising director, treasurer, and vice president of community service.  During his senior year Hale volunteered for the Special Olympics of Butte, Yuba, Sutter, and El Dorado counties, assisting participants with special needs. 

While a student at Chico State, Hale helped support himself by working as a repair crew manager for TNT Fireworks(opens in new window), a construction assistant for GSL Construction, a resident advisor for Sequoia Equities, Inc(opens in new window)., and a sales associate at Bed, Bath and Beyond(opens in new window).  After graduation Hale went to work for Hayes Solutions Alliance where he is a medical device sales representative.