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Business Advisory Council

Established in the early 1990's, the Business Advisory Council is one example of the School of Business Administration's (SBA) dedication to establishing partnerships with the business community. The Business Advisory Council serves in an advisory role to the Dean of the SBA and its members are essential advocates for the school.

Business Advisory Council Members


Mr. Jan Erik Barkenaes
VP & Director of Finance
Tektronix, Inc.

Mr. Friedrich Baumann - MBA '89
Senior Vice President – Aftermarket
Daimler Trucks North America

Mr. Ross Beaton
Sr. VP & Sr. Client Manager
Bank of America

Mr. Jim Campbell
VP & Corporate Controller

Mr. Wei-Li Chong
Executive VP
Knowledge Universe

Mr. Jay Coalson - BA '93
Business Designer
Cambia Health Solutions

Ms. Brett Corrick - MBA '96
Account Director
Wieden & Kennedy

Mr. Bryce Dalley
VP, Regulation

Ms. Carol Dillin
Vice President, Customer Strategies
& Business Development
PGE Foundation

Ms. Erin Flynn
Associate VP for Strategic Partnerships
Portland State University

Ms. Julia Harper
Director of Business Administration
Northwest Energy Efficient Alliance

Mr. John Hayden
Co-Founder & CEO

Mr. Don Hendrickson
Senior Manager, Finance

Mr. Peter Johnson
Managing Director
Aon Risk Insurance Services West, Inc.

Ms. Michelle Lantow
Chief Administrative Officer
New Seasons Market

Mr. Ian Lombard
Managing Partner
Skyline Capital

Ms. Nelda Newton
Senior VP, Real Estate Group
Wells Fargo

Mr. Ron Odermott - BS '88
Avamere Health Services

Mr. Joseph Opsahl - BS '79
Partner & Senior Wealth Advisor
TRUE Private Wealth Advisors

Ms. Kathy Prosser - BS '83
Worldwide Partner
Mercer Health & Benefits LLC

Mr. Gerry Rogers
VP, Global Logistics & Geography Ops
Nike, Inc

Mr. David Rowe - MBA '02
SVP Marketing & Business Development
Kryptiq Corporation

Ms. MardiLyn Saathoff
VP and Corporate Secretary – Legal, Risk and Compliance
NW Natural

Mr. Adam Stone
President & CEO
Hanna Andersson

Ms. Michelle Weisenbach
Sr. VP & Commercial Banking Leader

Mr. David Willmott
President & COO
Blount International

Mr. Brad Zenger
Pivotal Investments