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The Money JAR Episode # 18: Finding Your Dream Job – It’s Career Day!

When you were young, what did you dream of becoming one day? An astronaut? A professional athlete? A superhero? Every young child has a dream job, but doesn’t it seem like every dream job is just a dream? Well, it doesn’t have to be. Everyone can find their dream job in a career that they love.

In this episode, 5 Portland-area professionals share stories of their journey from just dreaming to actually becoming and creating their dream job. In today’s episode we hear from a sportscaster, nurse, school teacher, jewelry designer and Portland’s Fire Chief.

No matter what your child dreams of becoming one day, it’s our job as parents to help them achieve that. These five professionals share insights into what it takes to create the ultimate dream job. And it may surprise all of you how simple it can be.

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Show Hosts

Your hosts

Todd Yuzuriha and Evan Wilson

Evan is married with two young children and lives in Portland, OR. He's a Partner and the CFO of The Official Manufacturing Company, a strategy, branding and design agency. He's also on the board or a strategic advisor of a few young companies. Previously, he was a Partner at Pacific Crest, a top technology boutique investment bank, which was acquired by Key Bank in 2014. He led the firm’s coverage of the Internet, social media and games, was frequently named to Institutional Investor‘s All-American Research Team and was regularly featured on CNBC and in The New York Times & The Wall Street Journal. Evan graduated from Linfield College, where he played basketball, studied finance and computer science and was an Academic All-American.

Todd is passionate about personal finance and began investing at age 12. He retired as Vice President of Engi-neering for Logitech, where he led product development of the company's audio and video game products. Previously he was Senior Vice President of Engineering for Labtec, Senior Director at Sharp Microelectronics, and Engineering Manager at Tektronix. Todd has a bachelor's degree in engineering from Stanford, a master's degree in engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the University of Portland. Todd is married and has 3 children. He serves on the boards of Evergreen Public Schools in Vancouver, Washington and the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District and plays trumpet.