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Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Lunch with a Leader: Steve Potestio

Date: 11:30am PDT October 5, 2016 Location: Albany Quadrangle, Room 218

Albany Quadrangle, Room 218

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Learn from a future colleague in a casual setting while enjoying a free lunch. Curious how to market your creative side? Join Steve Potestio, Partner and CEO at Potestio + Mathys, a staffing agency for creatives, as he lays out the creative job market and how to market yourself in the coming years.  

Steve Potestio, @potestio, has launched three successful businesses focusing on creative/digital tech industry recruitment, talent management, HR, and staffing.  He currently co-owns Mathys+Potestio.  M+P is Portland’s largest independently owned recruitment firm for the creative/digital industries, and the fastest growing creative staffing firm in the U.S. (Inc. Magazine, 2016), with offices in Portland, Austin and Los Angeles. He has worked closely with over 100 companies on internal talent management issues, growth strategies, and building positive cultures, helping place thousands of people into jobs. He has worked as a copywriter, graphic designer, project manager, account manager, and was director of operations and human resources of Portland’s largest digital agency.  He drives a 1977 International Scout and will always stop to pet a Chihuahua. 


Sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Career Center.