10-Second Bio: Ian Larue, seventh-generation Oaklander
Meet Compensation Analyst Ian Larue, a seventh-generation Oaklander and second-generation UC employee!
Name: Ian Larue
Title: Compensation Analyst
Department/Unit: Local HR
Location: Franklin Building, Oakland
When I started working at UCOP: September 2019
What I do in 5 words or less: Help set fair, equitable pay
Best part about working for OP: The people, for sure. I have been so impressed with everyone I’ve met here.
Something you don’t know about me: I’m a second-generation UC employee after my father, who worked in molecular & cell biology at Berkeley for over 30 years. My UC roots go even deeper than that — my grandparents famously met at a Bears football game back in the 1940s.
One weird fact about the town I grew up in: My family has lived in my hometown of Oakland for seven generations! Family lore (and a fair bit of genealogical research) holds that during the Gold Rush era my ancestors opened the first general store in Oakland.
If I could have any job in the world (besides the one I have now), I would be: A voice actor for film and video games.
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