OSU Business Roundtable

The goal of the OSU Business Roundtable is to provide networking and service opportunities for alumni within the Portland area business community. We host a dynamic speaker series that features successful alumni and OSU notables as key speakers.

Membership form 17-18 BRT season 

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2017-2018 BRT series benefits:

$230 (includes 2017-18 OSUAA annual membership)
$180 (current OSUAA members)

  • Three luncheons at the Multnomah Athletic Club for member and guest (valued at $40 per person, per lunch)
  • BRT wine tasting event for member and guest (valued at $40 per person)
  • Admission to the State of the University Address (Thursday, February 1)
  • Member recap after each luncheon
  • OSUAA member benefits for those who are existing OSUAA members

 Volunteer planning team | Previous events

Luncheon dates and speakers coming soon.

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Multnomah Athletic Club

Wine tasting event date, time and location to be determined.

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2017 - 2018 OSU Business Roundtable Volunteer Committee

Chair, Mark Conan '83 - Retired, Plaid Pantry
Past Chair, Melisa McDonald '94
Dave Chin '80 - Business Coach of Oregon
Joe Benz '05 - USI
John Mohler '81 - Maginnis & Carey LLP
Pat Wolfe '74 - Cricket Debt Counseling
Ty Oliver '79 - USI
Mitzi Kondo '93 - Umpqua Bank
Bob Bluhm '82 - Hampton Affiliates
Scott T. Rennie, J.D. '06 - Azimuth Legal Solutions, LLC

Past Events

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Featuring Keith Claeys ’91, vice president of finance at Kestra Medical Technologies

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Scoreboard to Boardroom - Business Beyond Sports
Panelists: D'Anna Foster ’09, Nike, Inc., Steve Johnson ’81, The Best of Yachting and Curt Willener ’04, Tektronix, Inc.

Thursday, November 17, 2016
OSU supporter Valerie Johnson, president of D.R. Johnson Lumber

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Speaker - Ben Rivera '90, president and CEO Leatherman Tool Group

Tuesday, July 14, 2016 View event photos
Portland Golf Classic
Langdon Farms Golf Club

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
 View event photos
Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest — Building community and business resilience in the face of natural disasters featuring  Scott Ashford '83, Kearney Professor and dean of the College of Engineering.

Wednesday, April 8, 2016 - View event photos
The Holistic Development of Student-Athletes at Oregon State University: Debunking the Myth of Intercollegiate Athletics featuring Kimya Massey

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - View event photos
Getting Millennials Ready for the C-Suite:  Oregon’s Family Business Advantage
Panelist: John Cook, '82, Mayor, City of Tigard
Chris Thompson, '12, New Truck Sales Manager at TEC Equipment
Panel discussion moderated by Sherri Noxel, Director of Austin Family Business Program

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Mentor Happy Hour and Thank You

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Food Science and Technology featuring Jeff Clawson, OSU Pilot Brewery Manager

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The Changing Landscape of Healthcare in Oregon
Tammy Bray, Dean of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and Majd El-Azma '87, President and CEO of Lifewise Health Plan Oregon and Dave Underriner '81, CEO of Providence Health and Services, Oregon Region.

Friday, January 30, 2015
State of the University Luncheon at the Oregon Convention Center
Ed Ray, President, Oregon State University

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Creativity in Your Professional Life
Angela Snow '81, VP of Global Design Culture and Community for Nike

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Technology in Education: Building for Student Success
Becky Warner, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Ilene Kleinsorge, Dean, College of Business

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
President, Intellibot Robotics, Erick Frack '82
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 View event photos here!
OSU Venture Accelerator Program, John Turner
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland

Friday, January 31, 2014 View event photos here!

President's State of the University address featuring Ed Ray
Portland Hilton & Executive Towers, Portland

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
President, Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Joth Ricci '91
Product Manager - Cold Brew, Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Nate Armbrust '01
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Founder & Director, War Scooters, Jarred Baker '12
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 View event photos here!
Portland Golf Classic
Langdon Farms Golf Club

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
CEO Hampton Affiliates, Steve Zika, '79
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland

Thursday, January 31, 2013
OSU President Ed Ray provided an update on the university’s significant worldwide accomplishments in the previous year.

Wednesday, November 28, 2013
Associate Dean, School of Design and Human Environment, OSU, Leslie Burns
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 
Principal & Chair of Investment Committee at Jensen Investment Management, Robert Zagunis, '77
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 View event photos here!
Vice President/CFO of Benson Industries LLC, Peter Potwin, '72
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 View event photos here! CEO of Columbia Green, Vanessa Keitges, '97
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland Wednesday, January 18, 2012 View event photos here! View video here. President Ray gives his annual State of the University address. The Benson Hotel, Portland Wednesday, November 16, 2011 View event photos here!
Managing Partner of Oregon Financial Services Group,Craig Chambers, '70
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland

Wednesday, September 21, 2011  View event photos here!
OSU Women's Basketball Head Coach, Scott Rueck, '91 & '92
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland

Thursday, May 26, 2011
CFO Nike Golf - Ryan Smith '95
Multnomah Athletic Club

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Pat McDonald, Vice President, Technology Manufacturing Group
Jill Eiland, Corporate Affairs Group, Intel Corporation

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
OSU President Ed Ray, State of the University
Benson Hotel

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Providence Chief Executive Portland  - Dave Underriner ‘81
Stifel Nicolaus Financial Advisor – Bill Swancutt ‘08
Multnomah Athletic Club

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Screenwriter - Mike Rich ‘81
McMenamins Mission Theater