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Michael Blue

Mr. Michael A. Blue is an LSU alumnus, having graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Finance in 1990 and Master of Science in Finance in 1991. Upon graduation, he began his career with Premier Bank in Baton Rouge as a Credit Analyst and held several positions with Premier and its successors Bank One and JPMorgan Chase. Michael relocated with Chase to his current home in Seattle in 2009.

He currently serves as Credit Risk Director, with approval and management responsibility for the firm’s commercial loan portfolios in the Pacific Northwest and Colorado. In 1994, Michael passed the CPA exam and shortly thereafter began a 14- year tenor as an adjunct instructor in the Departments of Accounting and Finance as well as the Flores MBA Program. During that time, he was recognized with Department, College, and University teaching awards. He remains a supporter of the University, though scholarships in both the Ogden Honors College and the Department of Finance. In his free time, Michael is a student of yoga as well as an avid traveler and distance runner.