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 Business Leaders Series

Spring 2015

 May 21, 2015

Dee Anne Everson

Executive Director, United Way

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM Hannon Library, room 305 (Meese Room)

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Past Presentations

 

 

 

 

Robert MacLellan Presentation

  Thursday, January 22, 2015
  5:00-6:00 PM
  Meese Room - SOU Library 

Robert MacLellan, Founder of Pacific Coast Restaurants in Portland and former co-owner of Wendy’s in Southern Oregon, will speak on why Pacific Coast Restaurants was so successful.  Robert, who graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Business and was a multi-unit franchise operator of Blockbuster Video stores through the West, now serves as an active board member for the Bear Creek Greenway Foundation, and member of the St Mary’s Board.  In addition, Mr. MacLellan has served on the Southern Oregon University Foundation for 11 years, president for the last three years. 

 

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Volodymyr Dankiv

International Business Discussion
February 12, 2015
12:30-1:30 PM
STEVENSON UNION, ROOM 319

Dr. Volodymyr Dankiv is the 2014-15 Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.  He maintains an academic teaching load that includes instruction in business administration; and he networks with organizations, academic institutions, and businesses as part of his Fulbright grant duties.

Dr. Dankiv holds degrees from Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine, including a Ph.D. in Economics as well as degrees in Finance and Law.  His academic focus as an Associate Professor at Uzhhorod National University is risk assessment and management; and his current research interest lies in the areas of retail credit risk management, operational risk management, and the role of human factors in risk mitigation.

His industry experience includes positions in retail credit risk management, e-business global intranet redesign, tariff classification and valuation, tax auditing, and research.  In addition to his work and academics in the Ukraine, Dr. Dankiv has worked in the United Kingdom.

 

Dankiv

Dr. Volodymyr Dankiv

 

Jamie Schectman
  Tuesday, February 17, 2015
  12:30-1:30 PM
  Meese Room - SOU Library

Jamie Schectman is a lifelong ski bum and serial entrepreneur. He is the CEO and Co-founder of Mountain Rider’s Alliance, an organization designed to assist independent, community focused “at risk” ski areas innovate to remain sustainable. Originally from Lake Tahoe, he currently serves as the Director of Sales and Marketing for Mt. Ashland and is a board member for Incorporate Olympic Valley, a grassroots movement designed to create California’s next town.

 

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Jamie Schectman