Board of Advisors

Lundquist College of Business's Board of Advisors standing in a line for a group photo.

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

Joseph Hawes '88, MBA '94
Vice Chair
CEO, Hawes Group

Scott Andrews '74
Principal Broker, Melvin Mark Companies

Roger Best, PhD '75
Emeritus Professor, Marketing | Cofounder, UO Sports Product Management Program

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

Kara Buckley '06
Senior Advisor

John Elkins, MS '77
Board Director

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

Lawrence Jackson
Senior Advisor, New Mountain Capital, LLC

Sue Larsen '89
Principal, Larsen Capital Management

Juan Carlos Lorenzo '88
Managing Director, Jefferies

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

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

Merritt Richardson*
Former Vice President/Global Category Business Director, Apparel and Footwear, Nike Inc.

Ronald A. Sauer '80*
CEO, CIO, and Senior Portfolio Manager, Mazama Capital Management

*Current or former UO Foundation Board of Trustees member

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