Department of Economics

Justin Peterson

  • Graduated: 2017
  • Field: Analyst/Consultant

Justin Peterson, who graduated Summa Cum Laudewith a BA in Economics in 2017, is an analyst for MGT Consulting Group in Sacramento, California.  The Economics Department selected Justin as the Outstanding Economics Major when he graduated.  In 2016 he received the Department’s Francis Award for the highest achieving economics student.  Justin co-founded Chico State’s Professional Consulting Group in late 2016 according to his LinkedIn page. 

During his senior year Justin was a political intern for the California State Senate in Sacramento, California.  He was a legal intern for the Community Legal Information Center during his junior year and a student academic senator during his sophomore year

After graduation Justin took a job as analyst for MGT Consulting in Sacramento where he currently works in public sector consulting and data analysis.   He also worked for DWT LLC in Atlanta, Georgia, as a venture capital associate during the first part of 2018.  (Last Updated 1/22/19)