Distinguished Alumni

Amy Rogge Mack, MPA/MSES’93, serves SPEA as a member of the Distinguished Alumni Council. She is executive director of Year Up Puget Sound. The organization has helped more than 10,000 young adults reach their goals in education and personal and professional development. Previously, she was president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound, and prior to that she served as president and CEO of the Winston-Salem chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters Services Inc. in North Carolina. Mack served as chief of staff in Washington, D.C., for the Corporation for National and Community Service, an independent federal agency that oversees AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and Learn & Serve America.

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Edward Jacobs, BSPA’79, joined Piper Jaffray Co. in 2011 as a principal and is responsible for fixed income sales to financial institutions, municipal entities, public fund advisors, and corporations. Jacobs has worked in the financial markets for 29 years in various sales, trading, and sales management positions. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray, he held positions as vice president at M&I Bank Capital Markets Division, senior vice president at Morgan Keegan & Co., and managing director and regional sales manager at Bank One Capital Markets/American National Bank. Jacobs serves SPEA as a member of the Distinguished Alumni Council.

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