Board of Advisors

Photo of the board of advisors group from 2023 standing in two rows facing the camera while on the fourth floor landing of the Lillis Business Complex atrium, with the photovolatic cells embedded in the buildings south class wall visibile in the background.

To help achieve its ambition of attaining national and international recognition for excellence in business education, the Lundquist College of Business maintains connections with the business world.

Our board of advisors facilities these connections and advise the dean in matters of strategy and future directions, helping to ensure our curriculum prepares graduates who meet the evolving needs of the business community. Our board comprises high-profile senior business leaders with national stature.

Robert Poletti '82*
Board Chair
Senior Advisor, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners

Scott Andrews '74*
Principal Broker, Melvin Mark Companies

Mike Brewer '85
Chief Operating Officer, Crate and Barrel Holdings

Kara Buckley '06
Senior Advisor

John Elkins, MS '77
Board Director

Jordan Freeman '14
Search Fund Entrepreneur, Game 7 Capital

KaLynn Gates '11, JD '14
Fintech Leader and Attorney

Oystein Harsvik '88*
General Manager, Microsoft

Lawrence Jackson
Senior Advisor, New Mountain Capital, LLC

Sue Larsen '89
Principal, Larsen Capital Management

Gwen Lillis*
Emeritus Member
Chair, The Lillis Foundation

Juan Carlos Lorenzo '88
Managing Partner, Prival Credit Opportunities Fund

Edward L. Maletis '76*
Owner and Chairman, Oregon Fruit Products, HealthCo Information Systems, and Portland Bottling Company | Former Owner, Columbia Distributing Company

Linda Miller
Vice President, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Operations, Sila Nanotechnologies Inc.

Jay Mohr '76
Retired Senior Partner, Accenture

Dan Neal '74, JD '77
Owner, Paradigm Properties

Doug Oas '78, MBA '81*
Global Mobility Tax Director, U.S. Global, Deloitte LLP

Ryan Papé '97
President, Papé Machinery Agriculture and Turf

Sue Ringoen '84
Senior Managing Director, Chief Strategy and Admin Officer, Nuveen

*Current or former UO Foundation Board of Trustees member

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