Dean's Advisory Boards

Robin Anderson, Dean of the Pamplin School of BusinessThe Dean's Advisory Board is a group of leading business men and women from not only the Portland metropolitan area but also San Francisco, Seattle, and beyond. The members of the board are proactive in connecting current students and alumni with unique and relevant industry experience. They act in partnership with the Pamplin School of Business to provide a pulse on current business trends and promote our programs throughout the wider region.

University of Portland with Mt. Hood in the distance

Dean's Advisory Board in Portland

  • Patrick Becker, Jr., President at Becker Capital Management
  • Brian Dexheimer, Entrepreneur & Investor
  • Jim Etzel, President & CEO at Etzel
  • Michael Halama, VP Supply Chain Management & IT North America at Adidas Group
  • Matt Mattecheck, Partner/CPA at Delap LLP
  • Daniel O'Leary, CPA at Geffen Mesher
  • Bernie Pliska, VP & Corporate Controller retired from NIKE
  • Claire Schulte, SVP Finance Accounting at Integra
  • Mark Stimpson, Chief Human Resources Officer at Cambia
  • Sophia Tzeng, Principal Founder at Asceta LLC
  • DJ Widmer, Senior Director Business Development at Brandlive
Space Needle in Seattle Washington

Dean's Advisory Board in Seattle

  • Megan Anderson, Marketing Program Manager at Amazon
  • Kyle Corra, Senior Finance Manager in the Cloud Group at Microsoft
  • David Danforth, VP & PACCAR Parts General Manager at PACCAR
  • Quinn Finnigan, Finance Manager at Amazon
  • Greg Gilbert, CEO of Americas Institutional at Russell Investments
  • Lauren Hunter, Attorney at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
  • Darby James, Managing Director at ISU Global Insurance
  • Chris Peterson, Vice President at NAI Puget Sound Properties
  • Chris Siegfried, Mortgage Banker at HomeStreet Bank
  • Greg Traxler, Faculty Member at Evans School of Public Affairs, UW
  • DJ Widmer, Senior Director Business Development at Brandlive
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

Dean's Advisory Board in San Francisco

  • Sammy Bakurjian, Enterprise Market Development Representative at Docusign
  • Pinky Chandan, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Oracle
  • Brian Dexheimer, Entrepreneur and Investor
  • KC Fox, Senior Manager Strategic Acquisition & Growth at Eventbrite
  • Tim Gallagher, CEO at LIFX
  • Ben Goodyear, Senior Director North America Initiatives at Visa, Inc.
  • Craig Horton, Manufacturing Operations at Apple
  • Nic Johnson, Associate Director at Acquisition Marketing
  • Phil Johnston, Director at GoPro
  • Morris Jones, Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Tim Leehane, Principal Product Manager at Amazon Lab 126
  • Brett Miller, Investment Banking Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Mai Tran Green, Senior Director Customer Engagement & Marketing at Salesforce
  • DJ Widmer, Senior Director Business Development at Brandlive


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