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Volunteer / Give-back

It is important to give back to the community - to help develop leaders that will create the businesses and jobs of tomorrow.  

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TiE requests Synergy Managing Partner
to judge at their Incubator's "Pitchfest"

December 2011

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MBA Business Plan Reviewer
Center for Entrepreneurship
December 2011

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Seven Secrets:
How to Attract More Customers...
in good times and bad.

October 2011

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Reviewer for USASBE's
Entrepreneurship Renewal & Growth
2012 Conference
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September 2011

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Judge:
Center for Entrepreneurship
$100K Business Plan Competition

April 2011

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Advisory Board
Renewable Energy & Smart Grid Consortium

April - Present,  2011

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Reviewer:
2011 Business Plan Competition

March 2011

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Volunteer:
Angel Oregon
March 2011

Moderator: "Jam Session"
How to Validate Your Market

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Keynote Speaker
SWWDC / OEN PubTalk:
How to Value-Price Your Products & Services.

May 17, 2011

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Open Technology
Business Center

Entrepreneur
-in-Residence


2006 - Present

Guest Speaker:
How to Validate Your Market
How to Value-price Your Products & Services
How to Attract Significantly More Customers

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University of Portland
Launch Pad

Advisor to
The Launch Pad
& $100K Challenge

2010 - present

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Southwest Washington
PubTalk (soon to be Accelerator)


Guest Speaker:

How to Validate 
Your Market

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Judge: Software
Innovation Awards


2007

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Volunteer:
Start-up Services Committee
1998 - 2006

Guest speaker:
University of the Entrepreneur 2002 - 2004

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PSU's "Lab2 Market"

Guest speaker:
"Market analysis & entry strategies
for technology -driven start-up
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Managerial Thinking
for Technologists
2006

Business Owners'
Resource Group

Co-Founder:
2003 - 2006

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Judge:
"New Venture Competition"
Lightning Round
2003 - 2006

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Presented:
"Seven Secrets: How to Attract More Customers"
2006

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Invited speaker:
"Seven Secrets: How to Attract More Customers"
2005

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PSU's "Lab2 Market"

Judge:
"Executive Summary Reviews"
& "Managerial THinking for Technologists"
2005

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Presented:
"What to do Before you
Quit your Day Job
"
2005

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Invited speaker:
"Seven Secrets: How to Attract More Customers"
2004

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Presented:
"Seven Secrets: How to Attract More Customers" 2004
"How to Survive & Thrive in Challenging Times" 2002

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Volunteer:
President's Council
2002 - 2004
Led Strategic Planning Session: 2002

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Moderator:
"Strategy & Leadership"
2003 - Present


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Presenter:
"Product Development Excellence": 2003


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Keynote Speaker:
"Entrepreneur's Challenge" Kick-off Session
2001

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Volunteer:
Newsletter Committee
1998 - 2001

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Presented:
"Seven Secrets: How to Attract More Customers"
2005

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Presented:
"Integrating Technology Strategies with Business Strategies"
2001

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Presented:
"How to Survive & Thrive in Challenging Times"
2001

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Taught class:
"Internet Business Models" 1999

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Governor's Trade
Mission to Europe: 1999

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Judge:
MBA Capstone Project
1998

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Presented:
"Entrepreneurialism & Best Practices: How both Contribute to Excellent Growth".
(Case study: From one product to 8 products in 18 months: 1997)

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Economic Development Department

Flexible Network
Program: 1994

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Presentation:
"Advanced Product Development Tools & Techniques": 1993

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Volunteer:
Brought high-tech to PMI
+ Presentations: 1993

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Co-Founder:
"Partnership for Competitiveness"
1992 - 1993

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Product Development
Special Interest Group
1991 - 1993

Value:  We continue to help others through our volunteer efforts.

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