Department of Economics

Jonathan Clark

  • Graduated: 2005
  • Field: Management/Entrepreneurship

Jonathan Clark(opens in new window), who graduated in 2005 with a BA in Economics and a concentration in Environmental Economics, is receiving manager for Natural Grocers(opens in new window) by Vitamin Cottage in Englewood, Colorado.  He also had a minor in Environmental Studies.  While a student at Chico State Jonathan was vice-president of the Chico State Economics Club[WU1]  and a member of the Environmental Affairs Council and Omicron Delta Epsilon.  During his junior and senior year he was a volunteer with the Environmental Affairs Council where he helped promote awareness of environmental issues and assisted with the recycling program.

After graduation Jonathan took a job as program manager in charge of information and acquisitions for Benchmark Wine Group(opens in new window), a company, based in Napa, California, that sells wine to retailers, restaurants and collectors.  Three and one-half years later he signed on as IT product manager for First Growth Technologies, a firm in Denver, Colorado, that provides services to the wine industry.  In 2012 while still working for First Growth Technologies, Jonathan completed courses in data modeling and database administration at the Community College of Denver(opens in new window).   In 2017 Jonathan moved on to Natural Grocers where he is currently working.  As a certified scrum master Jonathan manages a team of software developers by helping them exchange information much the way a rugby team does.    (Last Updated 11/2/18)