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Department of Economics

Jason Adams

  • Graduated: 2020
  • Field: Finance

Jason Adams(opens in new window), who graduated with a BA in Economics in 2020, is a financial representative with Northwestern Mutual(opens in new window) in San Francisco, California.  Jason came to Chico State with an AA in Economics from Monterey Peninsula College(opens in new window) in 2016 and began his career as a self-employed real estate wholesaler which he pursued while attending Chico State.  “I traveled to cities in distressed situations, put up bandit signs, and aided people in selling their homes,” according to his LinkedIn(opens in new window) page.  Jason also found time to participate in NCAA Division II Track and Field.  During the spring of his senior year, Jason accepted a position with Northwestern Mutual where he is currently employed.

“The concepts I have learned in Economics have helped propel me in this career because I am more aware of what is going on in the economy,” Jason stated in a recent email.  “Things are not looking too great at the moment, and many people, families, and businesses are being offset by the ongoing pandemic. A lot of these people can benefit from having a proper plan of action for future events that may occur. If 2020 has taught us anything, it has shown that the future is uncertain, but with a plan, we can help counter the effects of an occurrence similar to what is currently going on.”  Jason added that he is available to help students who are interested in developing a career plan. 

(Last Updated 8/27/20)

Portrait of Jason Adams