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ACE B.S. Recipients for the 2018-2021 Academic Years

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Agri-Accounting

This information is summarized from data collected via ACES Graduate Destination Survey and represents 95% (47) of the Agri-Accounting graduates from December 2018 – August 2021. The three-year average salary in this concentration is $52,878 (16).

Employers and Positions

  • ADM - Accountant (2)
  • AMI Group, Inc. - Accounting Specialist
  • Busey Bank - Teller
  • Caterpillar Inc. - Accountant
  • China Merchants Securities Co. Ltd. - Data Analyst
  • CNH Industrial - Accounting & Finance Rotational Development Associate
  • CNH Industrial - Commercial Inventory Accounting Analyst
  • Crowe - Risk Consultant
  • CVS Health - Financial Analyst
  • Dawson Logistics, LLC. - Human Resources Assistant
  • John Deere - Financial Development Program (2)
  • LG Chem - Assistant Manager
  • Regal Beloit Corporation - Internal Auditor
  • Sunrise Coal, LLC - Underground Coal Miner

Institution and Areas of Study

  • John Hopkins University - MS Finance
  • Northern Illinois University - Master in Accounting Science
  • NYU Stern School of Business - MS Accounting
  • The University of Texas at Austin - Master in Professional Accounting
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Master of Accounting Science (16)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Master of Science in Accountancy (7)
  • Washington University in St. Louis - Master of Finance, Wealth and Asset Management

 

Agribusiness Markets and Management

This information is summarized from data collected via ACES Graduate Destination Survey and represents 80% (106) of the Agribusiness Markets and Management graduates from December 2018 – August 2021. The three-year average salary in this concentration is $56,733 (46).

Employers and Positions

  • ADM - Commodity Merchandiser
  • ADM - Grain Merchandiser and Originator
  • ADM - Grain Originator Trainee
  • ADM - Merchandising Trainee (2)
  • ADM - Sales Representative Carbohydrate Solutions
  • Advance Trading Inc - Introducing Broker
  • AgReliant Genetics - Seed Sales
  • American Campus Communities - Bookkeeper
  • American Transport Group - Carrier Sales Associate
  • Arrive Logistics - Business Development Representative (2)
  • Avenue Logistics - Logistics Broker
  • AXA Advisors - Financial Professional
  • Bank of America - Financial Advisor Development Program (FADP) Associate
  • BASF Corporation - Marketing & Sales Professional Development Program
  • BCS, LLC - Office Manager
  • Blackhawk Network - Balancer
  • Bunge North America - BNA Trainee
  • Calmer Cornheads - Trade Show Coordinater
  • Cargill, Inc. - Production Supervisor Trainee (2)
  • Carthage System - Professional Swine Management LLC - Future Leader Trainee
  • Cawley Chicago - Associate
  • CF Industries - Account Specialist
  • CGB Enterprises, Inc. - Grain Origination Trainee
  • CGB Enterprises, Inc. - Talent Acquisition Partner
  • CNH Industrial Dealer - Sales Support Specialist
  • CoBank - Credit Advancement Program Trainee
  • CoBank - Lease Closing Specialist
  • Collabera Inc. - Account Manager
  • ComEd - Computer Systems Analyst
  • Compeer Financial - Document Administrator
  • Effingham Equity - Agronomy Sales
  • Enterprise Holdings - Management Trainee
  • Family Farm - Farm Manager (3)
  • Farm Credit Illinois - Assistant Vice President - Lending (2)
  • FBFM - Field Staff
  • FS - South Central - Sales Associate
  • Golden Harvest - Seed Sales Associate
  • Golub & Company - Leasing Consultant
  • Google - Account Strategist
  • Google Policy - Solutions Consultant
  • Gowan Seed Title - Unsure
  • Granular - Sales Development Representative
  • Guidehouse - Transportation Cost Estimator
  • Home Depot USA, INC. - Service Desk
  • Howard Ecker + Company - Commercial Real Estate Advisor, Tenant Representation
  • IBM - Consultative Digital Sales Specialist
  • IFBFM - Farm Business Consultant
  • Intellinair - Product Management Assistant
  • John Deere - Field Representative
  • John Deere - Marketing Representative (3)
  • Keller Lenkner - Client Relations Specialist
  • Ken's Oil Service - Sales and Service
  • MarkelUnderwriting - Support Specialist
  • McNabb Grain Co. - Assistant Merchandiser
  • Monarch Investment and Management Group - Rotational Analyst
  • Novus Ag - Training and Developmental
  • NVE Experience Agency - Brand Influencer
  • Okta, Inc. - Corporate Account Representative - North Central
  • Old Republic Professional - Financial Analyst
  • PepsiCo - Sales Management Associate (3)
  • Perfume Acres, Inc. - Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
  • Professional Swine Management - Ingredient Merchandising/Risk Management
  • Scoular - Merchandiser (2)
  • Scoular - Merchant Trainee in the Business Management Development Program
  • Shiver Security Services - Sales Coordinator
  • State Farm - Insurance Producer of Life, Property, and Casualty Insurance
  • Stine seed - Independent Seed Representative
  • Strategic Farm Marketing - Agent
  • Synergy Flavors - Business Development Associate
  • Thrasio - Content Specialist
  • Total Quality Logistics Logistics - Account Executive Trainee
  • Transport One, LLC - Account Manager
  • Virginia Transport - Operations
  • Wage - Marketing
  • Wyffels Hybrids - Treater Trainee
  • Institution and Areas of Study
  • University of Chicago - MS Analytics
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MAAE
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MS Management
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MS Statistics
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MS Management
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MHRIR
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MBA

Consumer Economics and Finance

This information is summarized from data collected via ACES Graduate Destination Survey and represents 72% (103) of the Consumer Economics and Finance graduates from December 2018 – August 2021. The three-year average salary in this concentration is $56,366 (32).

Employers and Positions

  • Aerotek - Entry Level Recruiter/Sales Trainee
  • AIG - Underwriting Analyst
  • AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation - Junior Underwriter
  • AON Securities LLC - Capital Markets Analyst
  • Arrive Logistics - National Account Representative
  • Atomic Transport, LLC - Account Manager
  • Avenue Logistics - Executive Account Manager
  • Bank of America - Financial Services Representative
  • Bank of America - Strategy and Management Analyst
  • Banker's Life - Life and Health Insurance Producer
  • BDI Global Services - Vice President
  • Be Realty LLC - Associate
  • Belmont Bank & Trust - Credit Analyst
  • BMO Harris Bank - Commercial Analyst
  • BSN Sports - Field Sales Pro
  • Bswift - Client Consultant
  • Busey Bank - Credit Analyst
  • C.H. Robinson - Carrier Representative
  • Camping World - Inventory Coordinator
  • Capgemini - Business Analyst
  • Capital One - Associate Software Engineer (CODA)
  • CED - Outside Sales Representative
  • China Construction Bank - Marketing
  • Coyote Logistics - Carrier Sales Manager
  • CVS Health - FLDP Analyst
  • Disco - Sales Development Representative
  • Dovenmuehle Mortgage - Investor Accountant
  • Duff & Phelps - Analyst
  • ECC Insurance Brokers, LLC - Associate Account Manager
  • Echo Global Logistics - Client Solutions Executive
  • Echo Global Logistics - Incoming Sales Representative
  • Edward Jones On-Call - Branch Office Administrator
  • Envoy Global - Billing & Collections Specialist
  • Evans Senior Investments (ESI) - Analyst Associate
  • First American Bank - Commercial Leadership Trainee
  • G2 - Sales Development Representative
  • Gallagher - Producer Associate
  • Galt - Consultant
  • GEP Worldwide - Associate Consultant
  • Global Brand and Export Development - Corporate Social Responsibility coordinator
  • Globe Life - Insurance Agent
  • Goldman Sachs - Asset Management Analyst
  • Grainger - Sales Accelerator Program
  • Grainger - Supply Chain Analyst - Inventory Programs
  • Heartland Dental - Lease Analyst
  • Home State Bank - Mortgage Banker
  • Interactive Brokers LLC - Compliance Analyst
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co. - Risk Analyst
  • KPMG - Tax Associate
  • Lendr - Junior underwriter
  • Liberty Mutual Underwriting - Global Risk Solutions
  • Lineal - Account Representative
  • Logical Position - Digital Marketing associate
  • Mainfreight - Account Executive
  • McAdam Financial - Financial Advisor
  • Medline Industries Inc. - Associate Product Manager (2)
  • Merrill Edge - Financial Services Representative
  • Millers Ale House - Restaurant Server
  • Nolan Transportation Group - Business Development Sales Representative
  • Nolan Transportation Group - National Account Manager
  • Northwestern Mutual -Financial Advisor
  • OFRA Cosmetics - Ecommerce and Social Media Marketing Specialist
  • Packback - University Outreach Specialist
  • Paylocity - Emerging Leaders Associate
  • Philadelphia Insurance Companies - CLD Underwriter
  • Precision Playing Co. - Accountant
  • Protiviti - Consultant
  • R1 RCM - Launch Program Program
  • Raffles Financials Groups - Investment analyst
  • Rise Interactive - Internet Marketing Consultant
  • Royal business bank - Credit specialist
  • RSM - Technology Consultant
  • Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute - Financial Research Analysis
  • ServiceNow - Engineering PF&A Analyst
  • Slalom - Analyst
  • StoneX Group Inc - Risk Management Associate 
  • Synchrony - Business Leadership Program, Marketing, Advertising & Branding
  • Tempo Global Resources - Junior Trader
  • TransUnion - Global Technology Governance, Risk, and Compliance Coordinator
  • Tyson Foods - Customer Planning Specialist
  • Institution and Areas of Study
  • University of Illinois at Chicago - MS Business Analytics
  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - MS in Accountancy (3)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - JD
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MS in Accounting (2)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MS Management (3)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MS Technology Management

 

Environmental Economics and Policy

This information is summarized from data collected via ACES Graduate Destination Survey and represents 90% (26) of the Environmental Economics and Policy graduates from December 2018 – August 2021. The three-year average salary in this concentration is $48,375 (4).

Employers and Positions

  • Clearwater Communities - Data Analyst
  • CRIS Healthy-Aging Center - Social Isolation Specialist
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car - Management Trainee
  • Hub Group - Claims Coordinator
  • LRS - Municipal Administrator
  • Northwest Mosquito Abatement - Assistant Field Supervisor
  • Sherwin-Williams - Environmental Health & Safety Specialist
  • Sidley Austin LLP - Project Assistant
  • Snap-on Credit - Operational Specialist
  • Spencer Stuart - Client Development Analyst
  • State Farm - Claims Associate
  • TechnoServe - Cost Proposal Analyst
  • U.S. Army - Officer
  • U.S. House of Representatives - Scheduler
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Research Laboratory Technician
  • XSELL Technologies - Sales Associate
  • Institution and Areas of Study
  • Columbia University - MPA - Environmental Science and Policy
  • Illinois Institute of Technology - MS Sustainability Management
  • Ohio University - Master of Business Administration & Master of Sports Administration
  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Illinois Professional Science Master's

Farm Management

This information is summarized from data collected via ACES Graduate Destination Survey and represents 79% (56) of the Finance in Agribusiness graduates from December 2018 – August 2021. The three-year average salary in this concentration is $55,667 (6).

Employers and Positions

  • CNH Industrial Parts - Technical Agent
  • Hickory Point Bank - Farm Manager
  • Hormel Foods - Associate Production Supervisor
  • Lakewood Insurance Agency, Inc. - Farm, Agribusiness, and Commercial Insurance Agent
  • Moore & Warner Ag Group, LLC - Farm Manager/Real Estate Broker
  • Scoular - Commodity Merchandiser
  • University of Illinois - Equipment Attendant
  • Verdant Partners LLC - Associate
  • Water Street Solutions - Agricultural Finance Specialist
  • This information is summarized from data collected via ACES Graduate Destination Survey and
  • represents 71% (12) of the Farm Management graduates from December 2018 – August 2021.
  • The three-year average salary in this concentration is $49,900 (5).
  • Finance in Agribusiness
  • Employers and Positions
  • AT&T B2B - Account Executive
  • AXA Advisors - Financial Professional
  • Chime Dispute - Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Color Genomics - Accountant
  • Conagra Brands - Analyst - Integrated Margin Management
  • Deloitte Consulting - Strategy Analyst
  • E-click Lending - Loan Officer
  • Enfusion Systems - Product Analyst
  • Eulerity - Account Executive
  • Farm Credit Illinois - Credit Assistant
  • Fertilizer Dealer Supply - Operations Analyst
  • FourKites, Inc. - Sales Development Representative
  • Goosehead Insurance Agency - Account Executive
  • Harbor Capital - Shareholder Services
  • Holladay Properties - Real Estate Development Manager
  • INSIGHT2PROFIT - Business Analyst
  • JF Bookkeeper, Inc. - Full-Charge Bookkeeper
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co. - Corporate Analyst
  • Ketone Partners LLC - Real Estate Development Project Manager
  • Kiser Group - Associate
  • Leggett & Platt Global Services - Global Services Assistant
  • Merrill Edge - Financial Services Representative
  • Merrill Edge - Investment Specialist
  • Merrill Lynch - Client Associate
  • Monopar Therapeutics - Business Development Consultant
  • Morningstar Inc. - Analyst
  • National Futures Association - Compliance Examiner (2)
  • Northern Trust Corporation - Analyst - Hedge Fund Services
  • Northern Trust Corporation - Associate Accountant, Fund Accounting
  • NTT Data Services - Transformation Advisory, Associate Consultant
  • Pete's Fresh Market - Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Pinteal Finance/Market - Research Intern
  • Raytheon - Finance Analyst
  • SCB Group - Derivatives Broker
  • Sikich - Analyst
  • State Farm - Research Analyst
  • Trans Lease, Inc - Credit Analyst
  • US Bank - Assistant Relationship Manager
  • US Bank - Associate Agriculture Lender
  • W.W. Grainger - Financial Analyst
  • WestPoint Financial Services - Financial Services Professional
  • Institution and Areas of Study
  • Boston University - Masters of Science in Management Studies
  • Cornell University - MS Applied Economics
  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - MS Finance, Assest Management
  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - MS Technology Management
  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - MS Accountancy (2)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MS in Technology Management
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MAAE
  • University of Illinois Springfield - MBA

Financial Planning

This information is summarized from data collected via ACES Graduate Destination Survey and represents 83% (99) of the Financial Planning graduates from December 2018 – August 2021. The three-year average salary in this concentration is $55,958 (33).

Employers and Positions

  • Alight Solutions - Defined Contribution Client Specialist
  • Allspring Global Investment - Portfolio Analyst
  • Amazon - Area Manager, Operations
  • AON - Broker
  • AON - Financial Analyst (2)
  • Arlington Capital Management - Financial Analyst
  • Arthur J Gallagher - Associate, Client Development
  • Autocar LLC - Financial Development Program Manager
  • AXA Advisors - Financial Representative
  • Ayco, a Goldman Sachs Company - Financial Planning Analyst
  • Bank of America - Financial Services
  • Bank of America - Financial Solutions Advisor
  • BMO Weath Management - Wealth Analyst
  • Busey Bank - Client Service Associate
  • Busey Bank - Financial Planning Specialist
  • Busey Bank - Wealth Advisory Support Associate
  • Calculated Hire - Associate Account Executive
  • Capstone Financial Advisors - Financial Planning Analyst
  • Cetera Investment Services - Financial Advisor
  • Charles Schwab - Financial Consultant Academy
  • Charles Schwab - Financial Services Professional
  • Chicago Wealth Management, Inc. - Paraplanner
  • CIT - Sales Rep
  • Cortland Capital Market Services, LLC - Portfolio Analyst
  • Coyote Logistics - Account Manager
  • Cressey and Company - Associate
  • CVS Health - Finance Leadership Development Program Analyst
  • East Texas Heavy Haul Logistics - Logistics Manager
  • Equitable - Financial Advisor
  • Equitable Advisors - Financial Professional (2)
  • FactSet - Client Solutions Associate
  • Fidelity Investments - Customer Relationship Advocate
  • Fidelity Investments - Financial Representative (2)
  • Financial Planning Firm - Financial Advisor
  • Franklin Wealth Advisors, Inc. - Financial Advisor Assistant
  • Fulbright Association - Teaching Assistant
  • Goldman Sachs - Financial Analyst
  • Huron - Consulting Analyst
  • IBM - Digital Sales Specialist - Summit Program
  • INTL FCStone - Risk Management Consultant
  • Key - Business Analyst
  • London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) - Quantitative Research Analyst
  • LRS - M&A Financial Analyst
  • Magnetar Captial - Financial Analyst
  • Mariner Wealth Advisors - Client Service Associate (2)
  • MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc. - Financial Analyst
  • Meitheal Pharmaceuticals - Contract Coordinator
  • Merrill Lynch - Financial Advisor Associate
  • Morgan Stanley - Customer Service Representative
  • Morgan Stanley - Financial Advisor Associate
  • Morningstar Inc. - Associate
  • Morningstar, Inc. - Customer Support Representative
  • Mthree Banking and Financial Services - Cohort
  • Northern Trust Corporation - Associate Fund Accountant
  • Northern Trust Corporation - Investor Services Analyst, Hedge Fund Services
  • Northern Trust Corporation - Securities Pricing Analyst
  • Northrup Grumman - Associate Business Management Analyst
  • Northwestern Mutual - Financial Advisor
  • Northwestern Mutual - Financial Representative
  • Nuveen - Internal Advisor Services Representative
  • PepsiCo - Financial Analyst
  • PFS Specialty Risk Underwriters - Account Manager
  • Rabobank Wholesale Banking North America - Corporate Clients Analyst
  • Rappaport Reiches Capital Management LLC - Client Service Associate
  • Sloan Implement - Sales Representative
  • StrategIQ Financial Group, LLC - Client Service Associate
  • TD Ameritrade - Retail Trader Trainee
  • The Mather Group - Client Associate
  • The Mather Group - Wealth Advisor Development Program
  • Total Clarity Wealth Management Inc. - Associate Planner
  • TransNational Payments - Settlement Analyst
  • University of Illinois - Visiting Program and Content Specialist
  • Vanguard - Financial Advisor Development Program (3)
  • Vivaldi Capital Management - Advisor Associate
  • Wealth Enhancement Group - Assitant Financial Planner
  • WIPFLI Financial Advisors - Associate Advisor
  • WIPFLI Financial Advisors - Financial Advisor Intern
  • XPO Logistics - Associate Planner
  • Yeske Buie - Financial Planning Resident
  • Institution and Areas of Study
  • Seoul National University - MS International Commerce
  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - MHRIR (2)
  • University of Miami - MBA

Policy, International Trade & Development

This information is summarized from data collected via ACES Graduate Destination Survey and represents 93% (42) of the Public Policy and Law graduates from December 2018 – August 2021. The three-year average salary in this concentration is $45,200 (11).

Employers and Positions

  • ADP - Associate District Manager
  • Amazon.com, Inc. - Area Manager
  • AT&T - Client Solutions Executive
  • Banyan Global - Program Coordinator
  • Bunge Logistics - Trainee
  • Champaign County Regional Planning Commission - Census Outreach
  • Farm Service Agency - Champaign County - Program Technician
  • GDM - Commercial Brands Associate
  • Illinois Pork Producers Association - Project Coordinator
  • Interactive Brokers - Junior Compliance Analyst
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - Summer Research Analyst
  • Keeper Security, Inc. - Business Development Representative
  • LG CNS - Junior Consultant
  • PepsiCo - Supply Chain Leader
  • SAC Wireless - Site Development Specialist at SAC Wireless
  • The Salvation Army - Camp Instructor
  • Transend Logistics - Sales
  • VIPKid - English Teacher
  • Wintrust Financial - Credit Analyst
  • Zurich Insurance Group - Underwriting Trainee - Commercial Surety
  • Institution and Areas of Study
  • DePaul University College of Law - JD
  • University of Chicago - JD
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MS Library Science
  • This information is summarized from data collected via ACES Graduate Destination Survey and
  • represents 80% (28) of the Policy, International Trade and Development graduates from
  • December 2018 – August 2021. The three-year average salary in this concentration is $49, 578
  • (9).
  • Public Policy and Law
  • Employers and Positions
  • Alight Solution- Client Specialist
  • AON - Account Specialist-Construction Services Group
  • Baker McKenzie - Legal Assistant
  • Bungee North America - Grain Elevator Management Trainee
  • Calm Mind Counseling Center - Client Care & Billing Coordinator
  • CF Industries - Account Specialist
  • Chia Tai Company Limited - Business Analyst, Strategy and Business Development Officer
  • Circle Logistics - Inside Sales Representative
  • Council for Advancement and Support Education - CASE Reuss Intern
  • Coyote Logistics - Customer Operations Representative
  • Crowe - Consultant
  • Fox Development Corporation - Analyst
  • Hall, Prangle, & Schoonveld LLC - Paralegal
  • Horizon Therapeutics - Analyst
  • Knox County - Assistant to the Executive Director
  • Marcus & Millichap - Financial Analyst
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers - PCS Assurance Associate
  • State Representative Tom Bennett - District Director
  • Tech USA - Account Representative
  • U.S. Grains Council - Global Programs Coordinator
  • U.S. House of Representatives - Staff Assistant
  • US Dept. of Energy - Special Assistant, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs
  • US Military - Asst. Operations Manager
  • US Pretrial Services - Student Contractor
  • Williams & Jensen, PLLC - Director of Agricultural Policy Communications
  • Wintrust Financial Corporation - Rotational Credit Analyst
  • Institution and Areas of Study
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law - JD
  • Saint Louis University School of Law - JD
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MHRIR
  • Washington University - JD