Allen Thayer

Professional Development Specialist, Graduate Business Programs

Office: KMC 410
Phone: 503-725-6484




Allen Thayer is the new Professional Development Specialist on the Career Management Team within Graduate Business Programs where he supports candidates in career exploration and preparation. Allen comes to us with most recently from serving as an independent social impact consultant working with Social Venture Partners and Northwest Social Venture Fund. Previous to that, Allen spent five years working with Stanford's Graduate School of Business Center for Social Innovation as their Associate Director and lead on career services. Allen has spent time in both public and private spaces and earned his Masters of International Affairs from Columbia University. Allen also hosts a weekly radio show on KMHD called the "The Brazilian Beat", Saturdays 9-11am.