Alumni

  • David A. Marsden

    David A. Marsden is a representative at the U.S. Department of State, which manages the country’s international relations. Marsden works closely within his original area of study. He currently lives in Saint Charles, Illinois. BA: international relations, 1985

    2016-2
  • Paul B. Hyde

    Paul B. Hyde is the manager of international operations for inthinc Technology Solutions Inc., a Salt Lake City–based telematics company dedicated to safe driving that sells driver monitoring and coaching systems to fleets all over the world, including in North and South America and Europe. The company’s systems are also installed in all NASCAR race cars. BA: international relations, 1992; MBA: 1997

    2016-2
  • Adam D. Ford

    Adam D. Ford is the general counsel at ZYTO Technologies, a biocommunication company that develops software and hardware to monitor personal health. Ford received a JD from Duke University School of Law in 2001 and completed an intensive course in Arabic at the Defense Language Institute in 1998. BA: international relations, 1996

    2016-2
  • Trevor L. Moulton

    Trevor L. Moulton is the district manager for the greater San Diego area at Expeditors International of Washington Inc. A Fortune 500 company with a presence on six continents, Expeditors is an international trade logistics company that oversees international shipping. BA: international studies, 1998

    2016-2
  • Shane C. Jacobs

    Shane C. Jacobs is the strategic relationship manager at OpenWorks facility services, a cleaning and maintenance company based in Phoenix, Arizona. Jacobs previously worked as director of business development for Sodexo. He received an MBA in international business from the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University in 2004. BA: international relations; minor: French, 1999

    2016-2
  • Marianne S. Zaugg

    Marianne S. Zaugg is the customer service specialist for Allsop Inc., an international business that manufactures computer and garden accessories as well as bike racks. Zaugg previously worked for the Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services and the Utah Department of Workforce Services. BA: international studies, 2003

    2016-2
  • Sarah M. Stevens

    Sarah M. Stevens is a small business consultant and the U.S. representative for Optimal Workshop, a suite of usability tools to help designers make their websites user friendly. Stevens has worked with several small businesses and has been involved with online usability research tools since 2007. BAs: international relations and linguistics; minor: Asian studies, 2004

    2016-2
  • Brady Mugleston

    Brady Mugleston is the director of auxiliary services at Yakima Valley Community College in Washington. Mugleston has lived in Germany, Argentina, and Saudi Arabia. He received an MBA in commerce from Texas A&M University in 2015 and is fluent in Spanish. BA: Latin American studies, 2006

    2016-2
  • David Jaynes

    David Jaynes is an attorney in the West Valley City prosecutor’s office. Previously Jaynes worked as a litigation law clerk for three firms. He received a JD in international and comparative law from the George Washington University Law School in 2014 and is proficient in Arabic. BA: Middle Eastern studies/Arabic, 2009

    2016-2
  • Jacob M. Andersen

    Jacob M. Andersen is the director of international sales for Rustica Hardware, a company based in Springville, Utah, that sells barn doors, hardware, and home décor. Andersen previously worked as an international sales manager for Goal Zero LLC. He speaks Swedish and Arabic. BA: Middle East studies/Arabic; minor: business, 2011

    2016-2
  • Joshua R. Dennis

    Joshua R. Dennis is a deputy sheriff in Franklin County, Washington. His jurisdiction covers the Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco areas. He previously served as a police officer for the Kennewick Police Department and as director of marketing for Saratoga Smiles. Dennis is fluent in Spanish. BA: international relations; minor: Spanish, 2013

    2016-2
  • David Westley Covey

    David Westley Covey works in global licensing for SMCOV, a consulting, training, and coaching company he founded with Stephan Mardyks. Covey speaks—in order of highest fluency—Spanish, Portuguese, and French. BA: international relations, 2014

    2016-2
  • Lucas C. Miller

    Lucas C. Miller is the founder, CEO, head copywriter, and managing content marketer at Echelon Copy LLC, a company based in Provo that focuses on copywriter collaboration in addition to writing promotional content. Miller previously worked as a branded-content writer at Fusion 360, an ad agency in Salt Lake City. BAs: Latin American studies and Spanish, 2014

    2016-2
  • Jain E. Willis

    Jain E. Willis is an administrative assistant at the Refugee and Immigrant Center—part of the Asian Association of Utah. The center is a nonprofit organization that aims to help immigrants and refugees from all over the world become self-sufficient in the United States. Willis administers the center’s database, manages its Facebook page, and assists in fundraising. BA: Asian studies, 2014

    2016-2
  • Emma Watkins

    Emma Watkins is an account manager for Arena Communications, a Salt Lake City–based company that specializes in campaign publicity for presidential, congressional, state, and local political candidates. Previously, Watkins worked as a staff intern for the U.S. House of Representatives. BAs: political science and Latin American studies, 2015

    2016-2
  • Alexandra Riehle McDermott

    Alexandra Riehle McDermott is a program leader at the Boys and Girls Clubs of America in Cincinnati, Ohio. The national organization helps low-opportunity youth become productive citizens through mentoring and after-school programs. BA: Middle Eastern studies/Arabic, 2016

    2016-2