Palatine Hill Capital, Partner 1133 NW Wall St Ste 305 Bend, OR 97703-1968 Cell: (612) 747-2171 Email: [email protected]
Anthony C. "Tony" Abena ’86 Spouse: Stacy (Manning) Abena ’88
In addition to Tony's current board service, Tony served on the board as well from 2014–16, and he is currently an executive member of the advisory board for the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership. He also served on the Lewis & Clark Board of Alumni from 1987–90, and again from 2001–04. Tony graduated from Lewis & Clark with a BS in international affairs and received his MBA from the University of Minnesota in 1993. Recently, Tony and his family moved back to Oregon after 27 years living in Minnesota. Most recently, he started Partnerworks.com, an online mentoring and learning resource for operating partners and advisors in private equity and venture capital firms. Before that, Tony joined Oregonbased Seven Peaks Ventures in 2016 as an operating partner, where he focused on accelerating businessbuilding in the company's portfolio. He has over 30 years of operating and investing experience helping more than 40 early- and later-stage enterprise software and data companies and teams to scale and grow into category leaders. Tony is married to Stacy (Manning) Abena ’88 who earned her degree in communications. They have four children: Parker, Mitchell, Mallory, and Barrett.
Bergman Draper Oslund Udo 821 2nd Ave., Suite #2100 Seattle, WA 98104-1516 Work: +206-957-9510 Cell: +206-200-2606 Email:[email protected]
Matt Bergman JD ’89 Spouse: Kimberly Bergman
Matthew P. "Matt" Bergman JD'89 and his former spouse, Rebecca Peterson, are the parents of Madeline "Maddie" Bergman JD'19. Mr. Bergman received a B.A. in sociology from Reed College and a J.D. from Lewis & Clark Law School. Following law school, he spent two years as a law clerk to Judge Baldock of the United States Court of Appeals - Tenth Circuit. His legal career began at the firm Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe in Seattle, Washington. His practice at this time primarily focused on environmental litigation, Indian law and insurance coverage litigation. In 1995, Mr. Bergman left Heller Ehrman and began representing asbestos victims with Brian Weinstein, at Weinstein & Bergman, P.S. He then founded his own firm, Bergman Draper Oslund Udo, which has grown to become the Northwest's premier asbestos litigation firm. In 2009, he became involved with Neural IQ, a high-tech startup marketing antihacking software to government agencies and private industry, serving as board chair until the company was dissolved in early 2012. Mr. Bergman is nationally known for his work on behalf of asbestos victims. He has spoken at national and international seminars on asbestos litigation. He has testified before the U.S. Congress on asbestos legislative issues, as well as served on numerous creditors' committees and trust advisory committees. He also fights for the rights of individuals and continues to work closely with local and international unions throughout the northwest. Mr. Bergman has remained active in community service and legal advocacy. He was a long-time trustee of Reed College and a member of the board of alumni at Lewis & Clark Law School. He has served on the Lewis & Clark Law School's board of visitors since 2007. He is a board member of the Mississippi Center for Justice, which prosecutes civil rights and consumer protection action cases in Mississippi. He also serves on the board of the American Security Project, a bipartisan foreign and defense policy organization focused on security issues involving global warming and international development and military security. Mr. Bergman is personally and sincerely involved with the Maasai Children's Initiative (MCI). MCI's objectives include providing education opportunities, increased school enrollment, empowering Maasai women, promoting computer literacy and promoting the maintenance and preservation of the Maasai culture in southern Kenya. He is the chair and principal funder of MCI. He first traveled to Kenya in 2004 and was overwhelmed with the opportunities to improve educational enrollment in the Maasai communities. He began funding MCI in 2007 and has been directly involved in every stage of the organization's expansion and development. A frequent visitor to Kenya, Mr. Bergman has published numerous articles on African policy and narratives describing his experiences.
GreenOak Real Estate Advisors LLP Partner 7 Seymour Street London W1H 7JW Mail: 8 Lower Addison Gardens London W14 8BQ Cell: +447584280706 Email: [email protected]
Jim Blakemore ’90 Spouse: Grace E. Hackmeier ’91
James C. "Jim" Blakemore BA'90 is a partner of GreenOak Real Estate, based in London, the United Kingdom, and has oversight responsibility for the firm's European fixed income strategies. The GreenOak European debt team manages over $1.9 billion of capital from institutional investors and is an active lender for commercial real estate properties located in the UK and across Western Europe. Jim was previously European head of Lehman Brothers Global Real Estate Group for EMEA. In this role, he oversaw Lehman Brothers European on-balance sheet real estate activities including commercial mortgage and mezzanine lending. At Lehman Brothers, he served on its European Operating Committee, European Fixed Income Executive Committee as well as its Global Fixed Income Operating Committee. Prior to coming to London, Jim worked at Lehman Brothers in New York where he originated and structured mortgage loans and CMBS transactions. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, he was an attorney at Thacher Proffitt and Wood (New York) where he practiced real estate and securities law. Jim is a trustee of the Prince's Regeneration Trust. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council. He is a leader and supporter of a number of London based charities and community groups. Jim holds a BA in history from Lewis & Clark College and a JD from New York University. He is married to Grace E. Hackmeier BA'91 who also received her degree in history. Jim and Grace are the owners of Whitetop Capital LLP, a business services firm registered in England and Wales. In the 1990s, Grace worked as a research associate and as a fundraiser in the development department of the New York Public Library. She has served on the Lewis & Clark Global Advisory Board since November 2020. Jim and Grace have three children: Eliza, Henry, and Annabelle. They also spend time at their secondary home in Lake Tahoe, California.
Multnomah County Chief Operating Officer
Mail: 3728 NE 17th Ave. Portland, OR 97212-1333 Work: (503) 988-2999 Home: (503) 352-8607 Cell: (503) 705-1513 Email: [email protected]
Serena Cruz ’89 In addition to her current board service, Serena was a member of the Lewis & Clark Board of Alumni from 2005–11 and served on their diversity and inclusion committee. Serena graduated from Lewis & Clark with a BA in political science, and then later earned a combined MPP from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, and a JD at the University of California at Berkeley. Serena became a Multnomah County Commissioner in 1999, the youngest woman and first Latinx person ever elected to Multnomah County government. She served eight years on the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners, representing North and Northeast Portland, before cofounding and managing Albina Construction LLC, a construction and development company. She went on to serve as the executive director of the Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation for eight years. Most recently, she returned to Multnomah County in July 2021 to serve as the County's Chief Operating Officer where she manages the day-to-day operations of the $2 billion local government delivering critical services to those most vulnerable in her community. She has a teenage daughter and lives in Northeast Portland.
Franklin Templeton Investments One Franklin Parkway San Mateo, CA 94403-1906 Home: 431 Hurlingham Avenue San Mateo, CA 94402-1158 Work: 650-312-2406 Home: 650-458-8874 Email: [email protected]
Stephen Dover ’83 Spouse: Andrea Dover BA ’83
Asst.: Breda Bahlert Work: 650-312-2223 Email: [email protected]
Mr. Dover heads The Franklin Templeton Investment Institute which harnesses the depth and breadth of the firm's global investment expertise and extensive in-house research capabilities to deliver unique investment insights. Mr. Dover is a member of Franklin Resources' executive committee, a small group of the company's top leaders responsible for shaping the firm's overall strategy. Prior to his current role, Mr. Dover served as Executive Vice President, Head of Equities for Franklin Templeton, leading the firm's equity investment teams. He has also served as Chief Investment Officer of the firm's Emerging Markets Equity group and local asset management teams. Previously, Mr. Dover was a founder and chief investment officer of Bradesco Templeton Asset Management (BTAM), a joint venture between Franklin Templeton and Banco Bradesco in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 1997, Mr. Dover was a portfolio manager with Vanguard where he comanaged an equity income strategy. He also worked for Towers Perrin Consulting (now Willis Towers Watson) in New York, London, and San Francisco. Over the course of his 40 years in the investment industry, Mr. Dover has lived in China, Europe, Brazil, and the United States. Mr. Dover holds a B.A., with honors, from Lewis and Clark College and an M.B.A. in finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Mr. Dover is on the Board of Trustees of Lewis and Clark College and Law School.
12737 SW Iron Mountain Road Portland, OR 97219-8307 Home: 503-697-7511 Email: [email protected]
Stephanie Fowler MA ’97 Spouse: Irving Levin
Stephanie Fowler is a retired broadcast and print journalist, as well as a licensed psychotherapist. She is currently a director of The Renaissance Foundation, a family foundation established with her husband, Irving Levin, to promote educational access, service to those in need, and environmental preservation. The foundation’s primary work is providing scholarships for first-generation college students. To date, it has helped nearly 300 students at colleges throughout the Portland metropolitan area. Through their foundation, Ms. Fowler and her husband also initiated a business skills training program at Mercy Corps called the Entrepreneurial Leaders Program that is now a signature staff development tool for their employees in countries around the world. Ms. Fowler began her career as a broadcast journalist. She was a political reporter/analyst at KGW TV and KOIN TV in Portland and hosted a weekly public affairs program, Seven Days, on Oregon Public Broadcasting. She was the first women to serve on The Oregonian newspaper editorial board, where she wrote editorials and columns. Ms. Fowler was in the first class of women at Princeton University, where she earned her BA. She also has a masters degree in counseling psychology from Lewis and Clark’s graduate school. She currently serves as a director of the Portland Art Museum and is a member of the Marketing and Engagement committee of The Nature Conservancy Oregon chapter. Ms. Fowler and her husband live in Portland. She has four stepchildren: Gabe, Lizzie, Josh and Alex - and a wandering beagle named Stella.
35 Claremont Ave, Apt 5S New York, NY 10027-6815 Home: 212-864-5768 Cell: 917-539-8015 Email: [email protected]
As the first woman to assume the post of treasurer at Columbia University, Patricia L. "Patty" (Ricks) Francy '67 retired in December 2005 from Columbia where she served as special advisor for Alumni Relations, and as treasurer & controller, a position she held from 1989 until 2003. Affiliated with Columbia University since 1968, she also served as a director of finance and director of budget operations. Ms. Francy is a former director of Old Westbury Funds, Inc., chairing the nominating and audit committees; Siebert Financial Corporation; and Priceline.com. She received her B.A. in French from Lewis & Clark College and an E.P.B.A. (Executive Program in Business Analytics) from Columbia University in 1984. Ms. Francy is one of two executors of the estate of Muriel F. Siebert (1928-2013), the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange. Muriel Siebert was the chair, president and chief executive officer of the Muriel F. Siebert Foundation. Ms. Francy has been a director of the foundation since March 1997 and serves as vice president. She is also a director of the Stella & Charles Guttman Foundation and a former director of the William J. Matheson Foundation and the Children's Tumor Foundation. Ms. Francy served on the board of Junior Achievement (JA) for more than a decade, chairing the audit committee, and is currently a director emerita of Junior Achievement USA. She has also been an active JA volunteer in the New York area, teaching JA economics to sixth graders at PS 125, as well as working with the JA Job Shadow program. Ms. Francy is an active supporter of Outward Bound USA and has previously served on its President’s Council and as chair of the audit committee. She is a member or former member of the International Women's Forum, the Economic Club of New York, the Princeton Club, the Penn Club, and the Columbia University Club of New York’s Board of Governors. Recognized by NOW as a Woman of Vision in Finance, she has received numerous honors and recognitions, including ones from Outward Bound, Respect for Law Alliance, and Lewis & Clark College (in 1991).
Jennifer Pomeroy Fronk ’81 Spouse: Rudi Fronk
5449 S Jasmine St. Greenwood Village, CO 80111 Home: 303-758-9557 Cell: 303-345-3441 Email: [email protected]
Jennifer Pomeroy Fronk graduated from Lewis & Clark with a B.A. in International Affairs. She served as the president of the International Affairs Association, and participated in the first study abroad program to Kenya, led by Dr. Rich Peck. Jennifer received her Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Columbia University. While at Columbia, she met her husband Rudi Fronk, with whom she has two grown children, Hillary and Spencer. Rudi has over thirty years of experience in the gold industry, including serving as a director and senior officer of several publicly traded gold companies. Jennifer and Rudi spend their time between homes in Greenwood Village and Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Her hobbies include tennis, yoga, skiing, horseback riding and public speaking. Jennifer’s board experience includes positions with the Princess Margaret Hospital Breast Cancer Fund, the Fine Arts Foundation, the Junior League of Toronto and the Junior League of Denver. She currently sits on the board of the YPO/Gold Rocky Mountain Region and the Marabou Ranch Design Review Committee, all while acting as the Director and President of the Fronk Family Foundation. Jennifer recently served as a featured speaker at the celebration for the Joseph M. Ha Professorship in International Affairs. To mark the occasion, she made a generous commitment to the Joseph M. Ha Professorship in International Affairs.
Paula Hayes ’92 Spouse: Brett Hayes
Hue Noir, LLC Founder and Owner Home: 15040 SW Telluride Terrace Beaverton, OR 97007-6667 Work: 503-526-1645 Home: 503-626-9636 Cell: 310-413-2996 Email: [email protected] [email protected]
Paula J. Hayes ‘92 graduated from Lewis & Clark College with a BS in biology. She served on the Board of Alumni from June 2005-June 2011 and also as a volunteer with the Admissions Office and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. She received her MBA from the University of Phoenix. Ms. Hayes is the founder and owner of Hue Noir, LLC, a cosmetic manufacturing company in Beaverton, Oregon. Her company was launched in 2009 and specializes in the formulation and development of cosmetic products designed specifically for women of color. Ms. Hayes started her career as a research and development chemist for American Fruit Processors in southern California. As a research and development chemist, she specialized in new product development and had the opportunity to develop and contribute to new products for a range of clients including Hansen Beverage, Quaker Oats, and Coca Cola. Inspired by her experience, she has worked in the areas of product development, business development, finance, marketing and strategic planning. Prior to starting Hue Noir LLC, Ms. Hayes served as executive vice president of sales and operations for Trusperity Corporation in southern California, which provided new business start-up consultation and other management services. In this role, she was charged with the task of building businesses from concept to final product delivery in the marketplace. In 2016, Ms. Hayes was appointed and commissioned by Governor Kate Brown as a member of the Oregon Business Development Commission, where her goal is to advocate for business in the state of Oregon and help the state to innovate its approach to business development. Paula Hayes is married to Brett Hayes, an attorney and the Senior Director Real Estate and Store Construction, North America for Nike. Paula and Brett Hayes have two sons, Jayden and Camden.
Heidi Hu ’85 Spouse: Daniel “Dan” Hsieh
845 S. Tremaine Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90005-3850 Cell: 323-529-7031 Email: [email protected]
Heidi Y. Hu '85 received a BS in economics from Lewis & Clark College and earned her MBA from the University of Chicago. She is a community volunteer and is retired from Transamerica Investment Management, LLC. Ms. Hu joined Transamerica Investment Management, LLC in 1998 where she was principal, managing director and portfolio manager, serving as the lead manager of mutual funds, sub-advised funds and institutional accounts in the balanced and fixed income disciplines. Prior to her employment with Transamerica, she was portfolio manager for ARCO Investment Management Company. Ms. Hu is a former board member for the non-profit Friends of Trees, having served two terms from 2011 to 2017. Based in Portland, Friends of Trees works to increase tree canopy, restore green spaces, and build community. She is a former board member for Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center, a Portland-based non-profit founded in 1989 as Friends of Opal Creek, having served two terms from 2008 through 2014. The organization was formed to gain protection of the Opal Creek watershed and to promote conservation through educational experiences. Heidi Hu is married to Daniel "Dan" Hsieh.
Brent H. Hutchings ’84 Spouse: Chrys Hutchings
1506 S Buddington Street Portland, OR 97219-8103 Cell: 503-460-7484 Email: [email protected]
Brent Hutchings ’84 is the majority owner and CEO of North River Boats, a manufacturer of recreational, commercial and government boats in Roseburg, Oregon. In 2017, North River Boats became an employeeowned company through the implementation of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Mr. Hutchings served as President and CEO of Pacific Coast Packaging Corp. (PCPC) a packaging manufacturing company, from 1994-2003. He acquired PCPC in 1994 with a group of private investors and sold the business to a NYSE-traded strategic buyer in 2003. Following the sale of PCPC, he lived in New Zealand with his wife Chrys and three young children for a year, returning to Portland in 2005. In 2006 he joined the board of Avamere, a $275 million regional senior care company. He invested in Avamere and served as its Chief Operating Officer from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Hutchings worked in sales for IBM Corporation in Oregon from 1984 to 1989. He has served on several corporate boards, including Keen Mobility, a Portland-based manufacturer of durable medical equipment, Cypress Systems, a biotechnology company based in Fresno, California and HMC Marketing, a diversified farming operation. Mr. Hutchings currently serves on the board of The Partnership, the economic development board of Douglas County, Oregon. Mr. Hutchings received his B.A. in English and Natural Science from Lewis & Clark College where he now serves on the Advisory Board for the Center for Entrepreneurship. He obtained his MBA from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business in 1991.
Christopher Jay ’72 Spouse: Mardra Jay 58 Shangri La Ct. Walla Walla, WA 99362 Home: Cell: Work: Email:
509-875-4726 907-346-2649 907-564-6650 [email protected]
Chris Jay is a retired Senior Vice President-Wealth Management, Senior Financial Advisor in the Financial Services Industry for the last nearly forty-five years. For three years, Mr. Jay was named one of the Top 1000 Financial Consultants by Barron's Magazine. He is a 1972 Alumnus of Lewis & Clark College, and later earned a Masters Degree from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1975. Since 1988, he has been a member of the Board of Trustees of Lewis & Clark College, and has participated on a number of committees. Mr. Jay was awarded the Don Balmer Alumni Award in 1996 for outstanding voluntary service to the college and was instrumental in seeing the development and completion of the York monument on campus dedicated in Spring, 2010. Trustee Jay was active in the Anchorage business and social communities, and had been involved in a number of city and state-wide boards and commissions. He and his wife Mardra now reside in Walla Walla, Washington. He serves on the investment committee for the Blue Mountain Community Foundation. He has also been selected as a board member for the Walla Walla Rotary Club. He is married to Mardra Jay, and they have three children, along with five grandchildren. When not in pandemic mode, they both enjoy traveling and family.
Jouni Korhonen ’82 Spouse: Amal Mansour BA ’83 2725 SW Streamside Drive Portland, OR 97219-8952 Home: 415-250-1032 Email: [email protected]
Jouni Korhonen is a financial services and risk management executive who has served in various senior roles in the US and overseas, including as the Chief Enterprise Risk Officer at the FHLBank of San Francisco, and Senior Vice President and group head of portfolio risk management at MUFG Union Bank. His prior executive roles include serving as Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo, responsible for the bank’s credit risk architecture group, and earlier heading Bank of America’s Middle East and North Africa region in Dubai, UAE. He and his wife currently reside in Portland, Oregon.
Brad Krupicka’10 Spouse/Partner: Vivian Krupicka
Law Alumni Board 5825 NE 24th Avenue Portland, OR 97211 503-830-6264 Email: [email protected]
Brad Krupicka is a partner in the Portland office Lewis Brisbois Bisgard & Smith and a member of the Labor and Employment Practice Group. Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Brad worked at a prominent national law firm where his practice focused on employment litigation issues, alternative dispute resolution, discrimination and harassment, wage and hour class action, and hiring practices. After law school at Lewis & Clark, Brad clerked for the Hon. Henry Kantor in the Multnomah County Circuit Court working on the general civil and criminal docket, as well as, the complex litigation docket. While in law school, Brad worked at the Multnomah County Attorney’s Office as a law clerk and civil litigation extern, representing Multnomah County in various civil rights and tort defense lawsuits. He also worked as a research assistant for Professor Henry Drummonds School. A fourth-generation firefighter, Brad spent five summers as a wildland firefighter and engine boss. He is heavily involved in bar and community activities, including service on several pro bono committees and cases. As a native Oregonian Brad enjoys the outdoors and Pacific Northwest microbrews. Brad lives in Northwest Portland.
Romayne Levee P’16, P’19 Spouse: Thomas M. Levee
653 31st Street Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3419 Home: 310-546-5135 Cell: 310-980-5146 Email: [email protected]
Romayne Levee, a career marketing and advertising professional, is the Director of Education Strategy for Mission Minded, a strategy firm working exclusively with nonprofits and schools. Before joining Mission Minded, she was the founder of Doing Good Marketing in Manhattan Beach, California, a consulting firm specializing in independent schools. She previously was vice president of marketing and communications with AIS Management LLC. In 1996 she founded Nice Move, an executive search consultancy specializing in the fields of marketing and advertising. She previously held positions at TBWA Chiat/Day where she managed the marketing of the "Energizer Bunny" and BBDO Advertising where she directed the launch of Apple's first laptop computer. Romayne counts her role as founding Board Chair of Vistamar School, an independent high school in Los Angeles, to be among her greatest accomplishments in the nonprofit sector. Ms. Levee graduated from UCLA, receiving a B.A. in political science in 1986. A native northern Californian, she lived abroad on a sailboat as a youth visiting twelve countries in six years. When not sailing, she attended British Embassy Schools, ultimately graduating from the University School, an independent K-12 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Ms. Levee served on the board of directors for AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) before becoming founding chair of Vistamar School's board of trustees in 2002 where she served until 2013. She has also been a member of Lewis & Clark’s Parent’s Council since 2014. Romayne has a blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do and enjoys beach volleyball, playing guitar, writing, and traveling. She and her husband Tom are the parents of Grace '16 and Johanna '19.
Chicago Capital Home: 710 Hill Rd Winnetka, IL 60093-3917 Work: 312-429-2330 Email: [email protected]
Dave Mabie Spouse: Amanda Mabie
Dave Mabie has been in the investment business since 1991. Dave joined Chicago Capital in 2018 after holding portfolio management and research roles with William Blair and Stein Roe & Farnham. Early in his career, Dave was an analyst at A.C. Nielsen. Dave is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA society of Chicago. He has been named a Top Financial Advisor by Barron’s magazine. He is a member of the Springboard Foundation, a nonprofit primarily supporting afterschool education programs in Chicago. Dave is a member and manager of Cache Creek Ranch LLC, which owns and operates a cattle ranch in Wilsall, Montana. In addition to his current board service, Dave is also a member of the advisory board for the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership. Education: B.S. Lewis & Clark College; M.M. Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
5026 Morgan Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55419-1024 Cell: 612-979-7285 Email: [email protected]
Craig A. MacLeod P’11 Spouse: Carrie MacLeod
Craig MacLeod was raised in the Chicago area. He spent thirty years in San Francisco and Marin County, California, with short stays in New Canaan, Connecticut and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Mr. MacLeod now resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his wife Carrie. He has two children, Christopher ’11 and Sarah (Pomona ’07), and two stepchildren, Sarah (Colorado College ‘08) and Harry (Minnesota Life College ‘15). Mr. MacLeod also serves as lead trustee for a multi-generational family trust. He has 33 years' experience in investment operations, investment systems and financial analysis. Mr. MacLeod is the former COO and a founding partner of a small registered investment advisor in the San Francisco area. Prior to this, he was with White Mountains Insurance Company, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company and Mobil Oil Company. Mr. MacLeod holds a BA from Pomona College and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He enjoys skiing, biking, gardening, reading, and traveling to be with family and friends.
Home: 8550 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables, FL 33143
Office: Clovis Oncology, Inc. 5500 Flatiron Pkwy, Unit 100 Boulder, CO 80301-2834 Work: 303-625-5001 Home: 303-444-0891 Cell: 303-956-3516 Email: [email protected]
Patrick “Pat” Mahaffy ’85 Spouse: Anna Mahaffy
Asst.: Kathy Parma Work: 303-625-5004 Email: [email protected]
Patrick J. Mahaffy is one of the co-founders of Clovis Oncology and has served as its President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors since its inception. Previously, Mr. Mahaffy served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors at Pharmion Corporation, which he founded in 2000 and was sold to Celgene Corporation in 2008. From 1992 through 1998, Mr. Mahaffy was President and Chief Executive Officer of NeXagen, Inc. and its successor, NeXstar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Prior to that, Mr. Mahaffy was a Vice President at the private equity firm E.M. Warburg Pincus and Co. Mr. Mahaffy also serves on the board of directors of Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLXN). He is also a trustee of Lewis and Clark College. Mr. Mahaffy has a B.A. in international affairs from Lewis and Clark College and a M.A. in international affairs from Columbia University.
4700 SW Northwood Avenue Portland, OR 97239-2829 Home: 503-246-4040 Cell: 503-544-7351 Email: [email protected]
Elizabeth “Libby” McCaslin JD ’87 Spouse: Mike McCaslin JD ’88
Libby is currently active in civil affairs. Previously she was Vice President of Millennium Ventures, LLC, a venture fund of funds, based in Vancouver, Washington. She also serves as a trustee for the Oregon Historical Society and is a past member of the foundation board of Trillium Family Services. She previously served in various capacities for family held businesses operating under the names Keller Enterprises and HPK, LLC. Ms. McCaslin, a life-long Portlander, received her AB in English from Stanford University and her JD from Lewis & Clark, where she met her husband Michael, a practicing family-law attorney. The McCaslins have three children.
Scotia Capital 165 Broadway 26th Floor New York, NY 10006-1430 Work: 212-225-5160 Home: 120 Deerfield Drive Tenafly, NJ 07670-1203 Home: 201-541-0580 Cell: 201-417-1395 Email: [email protected]
Amy Miller ’80 Ms. Miller is a senior financial executive with over 38 years of diverse experience in global credit risk, loan underwriting and capital markets. Ms. Miller is currently a Managing Director and the Global Head of Loan Syndications for Scotia Bank based in New York. In her role as Global Head of Loan Syndications, she manages a team responsible for structuring and underwriting senior debt and bridge capital for a vast array of clients around the globe. Her teams in New York, Toronto, London, Mexico City, Hong Kong and Singapore has underwritten transactions totaling over $75 billion over the last 3 years. Her leadership role is evident in the role she has on Scotia’s US Executive Committee, which is responsible for strategy, governance and corporate culture. Her broad leadership role also includes her role as Co Head of the US Diversity & Inclusion Council and a member of the US Deal Review Forum. She has served on Scotia’s Global Diversity & Inclusion Steering Committee and was the US Executive Champion for the establishment of Employee Resource Groups. She is also active in non- profits, including the Lewis and Clark Board of Trustees (2004-2020), Chair of the Lewis and Clark Investment Committee (2014-2016), Chair of the LC Divestment Committee (2017), Member of the Finance Committee, Women’s Forum NY, Youth Inc. Board of Directors, Former Board Member of Planned Parenthood of NJ and the Loan Sales and Trading Association. She was CoChairperson of the Euromoney Latin American Syndicated Loan Conference and a speaker at numerous events including Youth Inc.’s State of the Market Conference and the Wall Street Women’s Forum. Ms. Miller’s career in banking began with Continental Bank, and then she moved to Harris Bank/Bank of Montreal in Chicago as VP of the Asia Pacific Group. Ms. Miller had various roles at TD Bank – including Global Head of Loan Syndications. She also served as Managing Director and Co-Head of Loan Capital Markets for Merrill Lynch & Co in New York. Ms. Miller received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lewis & Clark College. She went on to Columbia University earning a Masters Degree in International Affairs/International Business.
Portland Address: 2351 NW Westover Road, #514 Portland, OR 97210 Santa Barbara Address: 505 Carriage Hill Court Santa Barbara, CA 93110 Cell: 818-802-8400 Email: [email protected]
Patrick Nielson ’71 Spouse: Dorris Nielson
Patrick A. Nielson '71 graduated with a B.A. in political science from Lewis & Clark College and received his J.D. in 1975 from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He also attended Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Programs for board directors in 2005-2006. While at L&C, Patrick lettered in baseball all four years and was the Terry Angel Memorial Scholarship recipient his senior year. He also participated in off-campus programs to Chile and Washington, D.C. Mr. Nielson is a business advisor and the principal in his firm, The Law Office of Patrick A. Nielson, P.C., which he established in 2010. Fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese, he has extensive international experience completing transactions and international business structures in Latin America, Asia and Europe. He serves on the board of directors of companies engaged in renewable energy, food production and real estate. Mr. Nielson served as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Human Resources Director of Natura International, Inc. in 2008-2009, also serving as an adviser to the board of directors of its Brazilian parent and public company, Natura, S.A. From 2002-2008 he was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Nueva Holding, Inc. (GrupoNueva) with timber, wood products, water solutions and construction companies throughout Latin America. There he led the consolidation and reorganization of Amanco in fourteen countries and its subsequent sale as well as the merger of Masisa and Terranova, both Chilean public companies in the forestry industry. GrupoNueva is owned by a trust whose principal beneficiary is the AVINA Foundation. Employed by Dole Food Company, Inc. for over seventeen years, from 1983-2001, Mr. Nielson served as Vice President, General Counsel and as Vice President for International Legal and Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Nielson led law and government programs in the United States and internationally for Dole. He managed acquisitions, government relations and strategic business structures for growth in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Responsible for the environmental management program, he also led communications efforts that gained positive international recognition. Prior to joining Dole Food Company, Mr. Nielson was a partner with the San Francisco law firm of Lukens, St. Peter & Cooper. He and his wife, Dorris, make their home in Santa Barbara and Portland.
1118 Grizzly Peak Blvd. Berkeley, CA 94708 Cell: 510-407-7717 Email: [email protected]
Chris Ohman’77 Spouse: Tamara Uecker President, Board of Alumni Chris graduated in 1977 in economics. He enjoyed two Lewis & Clark off campus study programs, including one in Washington, D.C. and the other in South Korea and Japan. After working in politics and public policy for several years, Chris earned a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from the Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs. Subsequently, Chris spent nine years as a banker with The Chase Manhattan Bank, before discovering a deep interest in the financing and delivery of health care. For the past 25 years, he has been an executive with health plans and a medical group seeking to advance population based health care. This includes nearly four years as the President and CEO of the California Health Plans Association during a period when the California governor advanced a “Massachusetts” style health care reform program. Most recently, Chris was an executive with Kaiser Permanente, responsible initially for health plan operations in Kaiser’s regions outside of California, and later supporting Kaiser’s drive to enter new markets. Presently, Chris advises and coaches senior executives, and lectures on health care policy. He is an avid hiker, skier and fisherman. You can find him many winter days teaching skiing at Big Sky Resort in Montana. Chris serves on the board, and is Board Secretary, of La Clinica de La Raza, a Federally Qualified Health Center providing health care for some 100,000 low income residents of the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. He has served on a host of for-profit and nonprofit boards, including a health care start up advancing office based surgery, Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland, a San Francisco homeless services organization, and the American Heart Association of Los Angeles. Chris and his wife of over 30 years, Tamara Uecker, live in Berkeley, California. Tamara is a college placement counselor in private practice. Their son, Nicholas, is a graduate of Colorado College, and lives and works in Oakland, California. Their daughter, Alexandra, is a graduate of the University of Michigan, and lives and works in Helena, Montana.
13658 Nogales Dr. Del Mar, CA 92014-3337 Cell: 858-245-3867 Home: 858-755-7319 Email: [email protected]
Linda Robertson ’80 Linda Robertson '80, Ph.D. is currently an independent consultant providing strategic expertise in international biologic and small molecule drug development, including personalized medicine. She has more than 20 years management experience in pharmaceutical regulatory affairs in large global pharmaceutical, small biotechnology companies and startups. Her business career has been based on strong problem-solving skills derived from her initial scientific training and applied to key leadership roles in the entrepreneurial world of biotechnology. Dr. Robertson embarked on consulting after serving as the Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Ignyta, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of molecularly targeted cancer therapies. Ignyta was acquired in December 2017 by Roche Pharmaceuticals, a world leader in personalized medicine. Prior to Ignyta, Dr. Robertson served as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance at Intercept Pharmaceuticals where she led the approval of Ocaliva® for treatment of a rare, life-threatening liver disease. Prior to this, she was a key member of the leadership team at a series of biotechnology companies developing therapies to treat cancer, i.e., Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance at Ambit Biosciences and a founder of Kanisa Pharmaceuticals. She also served as director, drug regulatory affairs at Biogen IDEC, Inc. and its predecessor company, IDEC Pharmaceuticals with responsibilities for a variety of products including Rituxan® for the treatment of Non-Hogkins Lymphoma. Dr. Robertson began her career in the industry at Roche Pharmaceuticals where she held various senior regulatory affairs positions at Palo Alto, California and Nutley, New Jersey and led the US approval of Tamiflu® for the treatment of Influenza. Dr. Robertson received her Ph.D. in neurobiology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois studying the biological basis of circadian rhythms with Dr. Joseph Takashashi followed by additional post-doctoral training in molecular biology from the Roche Institute of Molecular Biology in Nutley, New Jersey under the tutelage of Dr. Tom Curran. She received a B.A. in biology from Lewis and Clark College where she currently serves as a Trustee and also on the Advisory Board for the Center for Entrepreneurship.
1135 NW Everett, #712 Portland, OR 97209 Work: 503-224-2470 Email: [email protected]
James “Jim” Spencer ’85 Spouse: Polly Spencer
Jim Spencer '85 received a BA in history from Lewis & Clark College. While at Lewis and Clark, he participated in overseas programs in Thailand and China. Jim has a deep interest in impact investing and is an investor in and advisor to multiple small and medium sized companies. Mr. Spencer serves on the boards of the Clean Water Institute in Hillsboro, Oregon; and the Greater Yellowstone Coalition in Bozeman, Montana. Mr. Spencer established the Spencer Family Overseas Study Scholarship in 1997. In addition to education, Jim’s passions include Chinese Language, fly fishing, cycling, hiking and conservation.
First Call Resolution Board Member & Advisor 2911 Tennyson Ave Ste 304 Eugene, OR 97408-4791 Mail: 221 5th Ave S, E204 Kirkland, WA 98033 Cell: (541) 643-1600 Email: [email protected]
John Stadter ’79 Spouse: Maureen Stadter
In addition to his current board service, John is also a member of the advisory board for the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership. John received his BA in economics and business and administration from Lewis & Clark College. John has navigated his career in a variety of early stage and entrepreneurial companies, all with a common theme of technology. As a controller, vice president of finance, chief financial officer, or president, he has been involved in 14 unique mergers, acquisitions, sales, or venture capital funding of his companies. John is married to Maureen Stadter; and they have one son, Sam.
Chief Underwriting and Liability Officer Robin Healthcare 1845 Berkeley Way Berkeley, CA 94703-1576 Mail: 472 Casey Ct. Benicia, CA 94510-3914 Cell: (707) 816-2416 Email: [email protected]
Andre Stewart P’19 P’23 Spouse: Renee Stewart Andre J. Stewart also serves on the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership Advisory Board, which he joined in April 2017. He also is a member of the Lewis & Clark Parents Council; Andre and his spouse, Renee Stewart, are the parents of Ryan Stewart BA’19 and Cameron Stewart BA’23. Andre is currently Vice President of Underwriting at ENGS Insurance, a Mitsubishi subsidiary. ENGS is a fullservice Managing General Agency and Commercial Brokerage Firm offing a suite of insurance and risk management consulting services focused on commercial: transportation, construction, and industrial entities. Andre has over 25+ years of experience in the areas of Medical Professional and Commercial, where he had successes as an “intreprenuer” with several carriers: Zurich, CNA, The Doctors Company and NORCAL. He developed several successful products and relationships and drove profitable growth by expanding past and current companies into more states. He has also served as an executive and advisor to Silicon Valley Technology Companies. Andre is a firm believer in giving back to the community. He currently serves on the following committees: City of Benicia: Human Services Board and Citizens United for Racial Equality, Sutter Healthcare System patient family advisor, and Solano Community College bond oversight committee. In the past, he has also served as a school board trustee (12 years) and on various other city and county commissions. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance (minors in Sociology and Economics) from Northern Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration from Keller Graduate School. He has also completed postgraduate work at U.C. Berkeley Haas School of Business in Strategy, leadership, and marketing.
Mail: 318 Warwick Ave Oakland, CA 94610-3327 Home: (510) 763-8017 Cell: (510) 387-4348 Email: [email protected]
Stacy Thompson ’79 Spouse: Martin Thompson In addition to her role as a current trustee, Stacy is also a member of the Lewis & Clark Board of Alumni and serves on their administration and equity and inclusion committees. Stacy holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Lewis & Clark College. She also has master's degrees in education, early childhood education and a doctorate of education in educational leadership from Mills College. Stacy is a lifelong resident of the Oakland/East Bay community with more than 25 years of experience in higher education. As an educator, she has dedicated her life's work to supporting education as a practice of freedom with a focus on addressing issues of disenfranchisement and exclusion. She mentors faculty, staff and administrators who wish to advance their careers in the California community college system and has a long history of promoting a social justice agenda. Stacy is married to Martin Thompson, and they have two adult sons, Chad and Brandon and a grandson, Jayden.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10845 Griffith Peak Drive, Ste 600 Las Vegas, NV 89135-1557 Home: 2850 Mojave (Lot F) Las Vegas, NV 89121-5956 Work: 702-938-6888 Home: 702-457-0409 Cell: 702-595-2499 Email: [email protected]
Mark Tratos J.D. ’79 Spouse: Sandra Tratos
Asst.: Jeanne Meitz Work: 702-938-6912 Email: [email protected]
Mark G. Tratos, Founding Shareholder of the Las Vegas office of the International Law Firm of Greenberg Traurig is past co-founder of Quirk & Tratos. Mark is the past Chairman of the Board of the National Judicial College. He is also the Chair of the Board of Visitors of Lewis & Clark Law School and past First Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Lewis & Clark College. He is Secretary of the Board of Directors of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts and past Chairman of the Board of Advisors for the Smith Center for Performing Arts. Mark is former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Entertainment Development Corporation and the CineVegas Film Festival and has served as general counsel and board member for the Nevada Institute of Contemporary Art and the Lied Children’s Discovery Museum. Mark was acknowledged as the Top Intellectual Property and Entertainment Lawyer in the State of Nevada in the 1999 and 2006 editions of The Nevada Business Journal, was honored as the 2001 Industry Leader of the Year by the UNLV Department of Tourism and Conventions, and was named one of Southern Nevada’s Most Influential Men by In Business, November, 2001. Mark has been named as one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in the area of Intellectual Property law each year since 2002. Mark was named Lawyer of the Year for Intellectual Property in Nevada by Best Lawyers in America for 2012, and Lawyer of the Year for Trademarks in Nevada by Best Lawyers in America for 2013 and 2016, and Lawyer of the Year in IP Litigation in Nevada by Best Lawyers in America for 2015 and 2017. Mark is the author of the New York Bar Association’s Entertainment Treatise Chapters Entertainment on the Internet: The Evolution of Entertainment Production, Distribution, Ownership and Control in the Digital Age; and Exhibitions: Art and Artifacts Exhibits as an Expansion of the Entertainment Industry. Mark has been a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas since 1984. He teaches Entertainment Law, Rights of Publicity and Privacy, and the Law of Cyberspace at UNLV’s William S. Boyd School of Law. He has also taught the Business of Entertainment at UNLV’s Hotel College; and Entertainment and Fine Arts Law at the College of Fine and Performing Arts. Mark conducts Continuing Legal Education programs across the country on entertainment, Internet and multimedia law. He has written numerous book chapters and articles, including several on Internet and Art Law Topics and the distribution of Entertainment content on the Internet. He is a frequent lecturer and teacher in CLE programs across the United States. Mark and his wife, Sandra, reside in Las Vegas and have three adult sons, Mark S., Daniel and Matthew and a daughter-in-law Elizabeth. He is also grandfather to Penelope.
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt 1211 SW Fifth Avenue Suite 1900 Portland, OR 97204-3719 Home Address: 19755 Mount Bachelor Ct. Bend, OR 97702 Work: 503-796-2945 Email: [email protected]
Jay Waldron Spouse: Karen Waldron
Asst.: Chris Weckel Work: 503-796-3770 Email: [email protected]
Mr. Waldron has practiced environmental and energy law with Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt since 1975. He has tried complex cases in state and federal court and argued before the United States Supreme Court. He has written numerous articles in his field and has been named one of Oregon’s top attorneys in Oregon Super Lawyers. He has served on or chaired numerous boards, including the Port of Portland Commission, The Oregon Health and Sciences University Board, the Clean Water Institute, North Clackamas School Board, the Oregon Law Foundation, the Clackamas County Planning Commission, the Oregon State Board of Bar Examiners, the Campaign for Equal Justice and the Portland Metropolitan Studies Institute. He helped found the East County Legal Clinic. Mr. Waldron received his B.A. in English and Philosophy from Providence College. He also has a Master’s Degree in English and a J.D. in law from the University of Virginia. He taught 7th grade English in rural Virginia and clerked for Judge Otto Skopil, Jr. of the U.S. District Court of Oregon. He has played, coached, and broadcast rugby here and abroad and is currently a director of the U.S. Rugby Foundation. He is a member of the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame. He and his wife, Karen, live in Bend and they have a son, Shane, who is the offensive coordinator for the Seattle Seahawks.
Lewis & Clark College 615 S Palatine Hill Road, MSC 33 Portland, OR 97219 Work: 503-768-7680 Home: 1860 S Greenwood Email: [email protected]
Robin Holmes-Sullivan, President Spouse: Kathy Holmes-Sullivan Dr. Robin Holmes-Sullivan is Lewis & Clark’s 26th president, and the first female and person of color to serve in this role in the institution’s 155-year history. She will take the helm in June 2022, after three years serving as L&C’s vice president for student life and dean of students. Holmes-Sullivan came to Lewis & Clark in 2019 from the University of California, where she served as vice president for student affairs overseeing the undergraduate admissions process and other student-related issues for the 10-campus, 200,000-student system. Prior to her time at the University of California, Holmes-Sullivan spent 27 years at the University of Oregon, working her way up from a position as a clinical coordinator in the counseling center to vice president of student life. Holmes-Sullivan served nine years in the latter role, leading a division that addressed student needs and concerns from pre-enrollment through graduation. For more than 20 years, Holmes-Sullivan has maintained a clinical psychology practice, and consults on issues of diversity and multicultural organizational development for higher education institutions and private corporations. She has taught classes and workshops on multiculturalism and cross-cultural dynamics in conflict mediation as well as identity formation and development. Holmes-Sullivan earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University at Fullerton in 1986. She received a master’s degree in experimental psychology from California State University at Fullerton in 1990, and a second master’s in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology that same year. She earned her PhD in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology two years later in 1992. Holmes-Sullivan and her wife, Kathy, have two grown sons, a daughter-in-law, and a grandson.