Tadhg Fendt ’14

Economics major & Russian minor

Tadhg was a recipient of the Boren Scholarship which support undergraduate study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests, such as Russia. As part of this scholarship Tadhg was required to work for the government at least for one year. He served at the Defense Department in Washington D.C., focusing on the issues of big data and business intelligence. He learned several new programming languages at this Department, and in September 2015 took a job with a software company in Milwaukee, WI called Red Arrow Labs. Recently Tadhg accepted a new job at the ECONorthwest, a consulting firm in Portland, Oregon, where he works as a research analyst. Tadhg hopes to go to grad school in one or two years in a social science research field.