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Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Lunch with a leader: Richelle Luther

Date: 11:30am - 1:00pm PDT October 24, 2017 Location: J.R. Howard, Room 302

J.R. Howard, Room 302

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Richelle Luther, Chief HR Officer, Columbia Sportswear

How do you go from Lewis & Clark Law School to Senior Vice-President and Chief Human Resource Officer of a premier, international outdoor brand? Come find out what innovation looks like at Columbia, diversity in a global workplace and how to evolve your career in an ever-changing marketplace.

Richelle T. Luther was appointed Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer in September 2015. She joined Columbia Sportswear Company in June 2008 as Deputy General Counsel. Prior to Columbia Sportswear Company, she was with Northwest Natural Gas (NASDAQ: NWN) from 2002 to 2008 where she held various positions including Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer. Following Lewis & Clark Law School, she was an attorney at the Portland, Oregon law offices of Stoel Rives LLP from 1997 to 2002. Richelle is a trustee of The Library Foundation in Portland and serves on the board of Portland Business Alliance.  Richelle was raised in Winston, Oregon, a timber community in Southern Oregon, and resides in Portland, Oregon with her husband, two daughters and one happy dog.


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Lunch with a Leader is a series of opportunities to converse with industry leaders in a casual setting. Learn more about career paths and industry trends while you enjoy a FREE lunch!

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