Department of Mathematics


Meet Our Accomplished Alumni

Collected here are Career Profiles of Mathematics alumni from Westfield State University. Those highlighted here – like many of our Mathematics alumni – are remarkable for the nature of their accomplishments as well as for the diversity of their professional career paths.

These profiles are to help celebrate the careers and contributions of our alumni.

They are also to help current and prospective students learn about the remarkable career opportunities that a degree in Mathematics support. Our alumni work in many different areas in: business and finance, insurance and actuarial science, engineering, information technology, education, statistics and consulting. Few have the word ``mathematician’’ in their title, but their mathematical experiences from Westfield State play a prominent role in how they got where they are and what they do in their careers.

If you wonder:

What can I do with a degree in Mathematics from Westfield State?

we think that these career profiles will help you discover the answer is:

Almost anything!

Stephen Sawyer
Managing Consultant
Strategic Benefit Advisors
Mathematics, B.A. – Westfield State College – 2006
Economics, B.A. – Westfield State College - 2006

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Daniel Edson
Software Engineer
Mathematics, B.A. – Westfield State College – 2004
Criminal Justice, B.A. – Westfield State College - 2004

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Fred Fitzgerald
Retired Teacher
Mathematics, B.A. – Westfield State College – 1962

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Michael P. Higgins
Defined Benefit Client Services Team Lead
Master of Business Administration - Bentley University - 2018 Master of Science - University of Connecticut - Storrs - 2007 Bachelor of Arts - Westfield State College - 2005

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Matthew Hiesiger
Pricing Analyst
Embrace Pet Insurance
Mathematics & Economics B.A. – Westfield State University – 2014

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