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Lawrence Rosencrantz, CEO

Larry’s extensive business experience includes serving as a strategic senior management consultant to local businesses, entrepreneurial startups, and non-profits; founding and serving as Chairman and CEO of Capital Pacific Bank; Executive Vice President and Treasurer of US Bancorp; and Chairman and CEO of the US Bank subsidiary, Spectrum Development Corp. He served as Executive Vice President of both Schnitzer Steel Products Co. and Lasco Shipping Co., where he was also a member of the Board of Directors. He has served on and chaired many public entities, including Chair of the Lake Oswego Planning Commission, the Oregon Business Committee for the Arts, Portland Repertory Theater, and the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Corporate Campaign. In addition he served on the boards of Light Rail Transit Task Force, Central City Concern, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, the Special Task Force for Governmental Operations of Multnomah Co., and the Lake Oswego Redevelopment Blue Ribbon Task Force. Larry has a B.S. in Business Administration, Field of Emphasis Finance, from the University of California, Berkeley and a Juris Doctorate from the University of California.

Ronald F. Ennis, Ph.D., CMF, President

Ron has over thirty years experience as an Organizational Development Consultant, Career Counselor, and Entrepreneur. He specializes in executive level counseling, entrepreneurial start-ups, and organizational and management development. He was an Organizational Consultant at Tektronix, Inc.; the Dean of the Oregon Graduate School of Professional Psychology; a Teacher and Counselor in the Masters program in Business at Marylhurst College; and he has successfully completed four business start-ups. Ron is very a

ctive in community development and has assumed leadership roles in many civic organizations focusing on Sustainable Business Practices, Local Business Development, the Arts, Education and the Environment. Ron is certified as a Career Management Fellow (CMF) by the Institute for Career Certification, International. He has a B.A. in Psychology and History from Stanford University, an M.S. in Human Relations from Boston University, and a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Vanderbilt University.

Julie Davis Beck, Senior Advisor

Julie has over 25 years’ experience leading teams to the highest level of achievement. She is a thoughtful and creative professional whose specific expertise is in Executive Recruiting, Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Intervention and Career Transition Counseling. She has held senior level positions with Lee Hecht Harrison, Drake Beam Morin, Waldron & Company and was part of the startup management team of Sylvan Learning Corporation. Julie has expertise in all phases of the employment cycle with a wide range of industries including government, high technology, manufacturing, health care, non-profit and B2B services. She holds a BS in Education from Oregon State University and a MS in Special Education from Portland State University. Julie is professionally affiliated with PHRMA and SHRM.

Kurt Krause, Senior Advisor

Kurt has over thirty years experience structuring work environments that provide motivation and compatibility with the corporate cultures of both foreign and domestic-based companies. His experience includes the challenge of building fast growth high tech companies such as Retix, Fujitsu, and Amdahl as Vice President of Human Resources. He has also provided both individual and group career and retirement counseling. He has provided the human resources expertise to The Suran Group, an Oregon business consulting company, as a Senior Associate. He has been an adjunct instructor at San Jose State University and holds a B.S. in Psychology from Portland State with graduate work in the Masters psychology program at San Francisco State University.

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