Early Career Roundtable: Navigating Today’s Job Market

Students, come join the ALPFA Seattle chapter for an engaging panel discussion on navigating today’s job market. You will have a chance to network with local professionals, and you will be able to get some advice on how to transition from the classroom to the conference room. Bring your friends and your questions!

*Please help us raise money for the Student Aid Fund! Our goal is to send up to 8 students to the Annual National Convention in Orlando, FL. http://convention.alpfa.org/2014/

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Angeles Martinez Hickmon, The Boeing Company

Defense Space & Security Puget Sound Finance Employee Development and Engagement Programs Lead

Angeles Martinez Hickmon currently leads the Boeing Defense Space & Security Puget Sound Finance Employee Development and Engagement programs. She has worked at Boeing for thirteen years, mostly in the BDS defense programs for the Procurement Financial Analysis Organization. She moved to the Puget Sound in June of 2011 to support the United States Air Force Tanker program in the role of Lead Material Estimating. During her tenure in Procurement Finance, she has held many different positions ranging from business operations analyst to procurement financial cost lead. She also has supported many cross functional teams throughout Space and Intelligent Systems in El Segundo and across Boeing sites in the US. Angeles has also worked across industries. Since graduating from college, she has held roles in the Internal Revenue Service’s Tax Collection unit, at TRW Space Systems, and at KMPG’s consulting business. Angeles has a BBA in International Business from Loyola Marymount and an MS in Systems and Information Technology from Claremont Graduate University. Giving back is one of her favorite activities. While in Los Angeles, she ran the youth programs in her parish. She also enjoys mentoring college students and Boeing new hires. As time permits, she enjoys taking interior design classes, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.


Yegor Nadvornyy, Microsoft

Finance Rotational Analyst

Yegor Nadvornyy is originally from Ukraine and moved to the US almost 8 years ago. He received his BBA with a concentration in Finance from Florida International University. During his college years, he was President of ALPFA FIU, started ALPFA Toastmasters and ALPFA Tech Group, and initiated the Nationwide Stock Trading Competition. Currently, Yegor works at Microsoft as Finance Rotational Analyst. He has a great passion for tech entrepreneurship. In his free time, Yegor consults start-up businesses on competitive strategy, marketing and financing.

Luis Miguel Perez

Luis Miguel Perez, Amazon

Transportation Analytics

Luis Miguel Perez, born in Bogota, Colombia, double majored in Computer Science and Industrial Engineering at Andes University in Colombia, graduating with honors. His professional experience is diverse. He has taught high school economic science, has worked as software developer in the corporate and the government sectors, and has led the operations side of an automotive company. Last year, Luis Miguel obtained a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech and was recruited by Amazon to work in the transportation analytics area.

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Elyot Whitney, The Boeing Company

Business Skills Rotation Program

Elyot Whitney graduated from Washington State University with three majors: a BA in Business Administration (Finance), BA in Communication (Public Relations), and a BS in Economic Sciences (Financial Markets). While attending school, he served on the executive board of his fraternity, participated in the student senate, was on the Marketing team for the university recreation center, and interned with The Boeing Company in Boeing Commercial Airplane’s Supplier Management division. Currently, he is part of the Business Skills Rotation Program at Boeing and is in his first position as an Integrated Scheduler on the Airborne Surveillance Command & Control program. Outside of work Elyot is studying for his private pilot’s license as well as preparing to begin his Masters of Business Administration this upcoming fall at Seattle University. He enjoys staying active, socializing with friends and following global business and finance news.

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Alejandra Alanis, Deloitte

Enterprise Risk Service Consultant

Alejandra Alanis, born in Toppenish, Washington majored in Finance and International Business at the University of Washington. She was Deloitte Seattle’s first Rotational Intern in 2011, and is now a first year consultant within Deloitte’s Enterprise Risk Service practice. Prior to launching her career, Alejandra traveled to Costa Rica to obtain a certificate to teach English as a foreign language. She has been an active member of ALPFA for over 4 years, and is now looking forward to her new role as Events Project Manager for ALPFA’s Programs Committee.

Lisa Agte

Lisa Agte, Starbucks

Accounting manager, Americas Accounting- Licensed Stores US/Canada & Latin America

Please visit Lisa’s bio on LinkedIn.