Alumni Profiles


Students in the online Master of Infrastructure Planning & Management go on to challenging and rewarding jobs in a variety of fields. In the profiles below, read about how two recent graduates used the experience in the program to help develop their careers.

  • david brown

    David Brown

    2014 Graduate

    IT Disaster Recovery Professional, Seattle City Light

    David Brown was inspired to earn his master's in infrastructure planning and management after witnessing the fallout of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In this interview, David talks about his current job and how the knowledge and skills he learned in the program helped him advance in his career and also opened his mind to new possibilities.

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  • ashley meschke

    Ashley Meschke

    2015 Graduate

    Quality Systems Analyst, Consumers Energy

    Ashley Meschke wanted to deepen her expertise in emergency management, particularly with regard to how different infrastructure sectors become more resilient before and after emergencies. She discovered that the MIPM program was a great way to accomplish this goal. In this interview, Ashley shares about her experience in the program, including how it helped develop her professional network and paved the way for a promotion.

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  • michael monaghan

    Michael Monaghan

    2013 Graduate

    Executive Officer, Washington Army National Guard

    Michael Monaghan enrolled in the Master of Infrastructure Planning & Management to help his career growth in the Army National Guard. Here, Michael talks about the online learning experience, the knowledge and skills he developed in the program and the value of the degree for his career.

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