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The Money JAR Episode #29: Career Day Vol. 2

Back by popular demand, it’s Career Day! Every kid has a dream of growing up and getting that lucrative, interesting and exciting job, but what does your dream job REALLY entail, and how does someone get that job?  Encourage your kids to listen in as we interview a successful Sock Mogul, a City Mayor, a Financial Adviser, and a Neurologist as they describe the pros and cons of their jobs, as well as what skills younger people should focus on to get where they’re at.


Carrie Atkinson is the founder and CEO of Sock It To Me, Tim Leavitt is the Mayor of Vancouver, WA, Lisa Yanase is a Neurologist with Providence Health, and Cam Cheek is a Senior Vice President with The Cheek Group of UBS Financial Services.

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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.