How I Got Here: Luke Zimmer

Luke Zimmer Associations Now May/June 2016 Issue

Today he's the assistant manager, sections and member engagement, at the American Staffing Association. A few years back he worked as a stylist at Levi Strauss & Co. How he got from there to where he is today.

Luke Zimmer
Assistant Manager, Sections and Member Engagement
American Staffing Association
Alexandria, Virginia

Luke Zimmer has been in the association world for less than five years, but working in an off-campus cookie shop in college taught him something he still brings to the office today: "People will be willing to help you out if you bribe them with a delicious cookie." Here's a sampling of his job history.

Work hard. Play hard. Sleep well.—Luke Zimmer, Assistant Manager, Sections and Member Engagement

A Working History

2007–2009 Boulanger at Baked! of Bloomington

2011–2012 Stylist at Levi Strauss & Co.

2012–2013 Research Assistant for the Indiana University Smoking Survey

2013–2014 Project and Office Administrator at the University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA)

2014–2015 Communications and Community Coordinator at URMIA

2016– Assistant Manager, Sections and Member Engagement, at the American Staffing Association