Department of Economics

Michael Puehse

  • Graduated: 1988
  • Field: Management/Entrepreneurship

Michael J. Puehse(opens in new window), who graduated with a BA in Economics in 1988, is president of MJ Puehse and Company(opens in new window), “a full-service sales and marketing agency specializing in selling ingredients to food, beverage, nutraceutical and feed manufacturers,” according to his LinkedIn page.   Michael is also global sales manager with Baja Yucca Company(opens in new window) in Carefree, Arizona that produces yucca schidigera products.

 After graduation Michael accepted a job as regional sales manager with Nestle Beverage(opens in new window) in Phoenix, Arizona.  In 1993 he moved on to D.D. Williamson and Company(opens in new window) as vice president of sales and marketing in Sacramento, California. 

 In 2001 Michael accepted a position as vice president of sales and marketing for Berghausen Corporation(opens in new window).  While working for Berghausen Michael founded MJ Puehse and Company in North Scottsdale, Arizona, where he continues to serve as its president.  In 2014 Michael took on the additional responsibility as global sales manager for Baja Yucca Company where he continues to work.  (Last Updated 11/11/18)