Department of Economics

Jeffrey Field

  • Graduated: 1985
  • Field: Management/Entrepreneurship

Jeffrey Field, who graduated in 1985 with a BA in Economics, is a certified project management professional and owner of Legato Solutions in El Dorado Hills, California.  Legato Solutions provides consulting services to the State of California departments and agencies.  “Mr. Field assisted the Enterprise Technology Solutions, Customer Delivery Services department of DGS mature their PMO through the advancement of project management standards, processes, procedures, governance, tools and templates. Mr. Field is also providing training on all of the project management knowledge areas,” according to his LinkedIn page.  

 Jeffrey's previous project management engagement was with Grant Thornton where he served as the “Team Lead for the Independent Project Oversight Team on the California Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) Pension Solution project,” according to his LinkedIn page.  “The objective of the Pension Solution project is to replace the current CalSTRS technology for pension administration, employer reporting, member servicing and benefit planning services with innovative, flexible and interoperable solutions that meets business, technical and service requirements.”  

 Jeffrey says that "his degree in Economics, which included the combination of numbers and words, problems and essays, calculations and interpretations has helped him in both furthering his education beyond his four year degree in Project Management, but also served as a foundation for starting and running his own business.  The highlight of which is serving as the main subject matter expert and author for the State of California Project Management  Framework (CA-PMF) published in May of 2016".  (Last Updated 3/30/20) 

Portrait of Jeffrey Field