Past Lunches

November 8th, 2023

  • Rashad Frazier 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Rashad Frazier

    Using the tagline We take Black folks (and allies) to the wilderness. Grab your crew and book an adventure, Camp Yoshi launched during Covid and racial reckoning and grew to yearly delivering 20+ corporate and individual trips. Learn what motivated them to focus on unplugging from the world, connecting with nature, and seeking healing.

October 26th, 2023

  • Katharine Reinhold 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Katharine Reinhold

    An English major in college, Katharine now leads the Digital Innovation team at adidas. She has decades of experience leading cross-functional teams, creating innovation and inspiring others to think creatively. Come listen to how her career detours have been part of her path to success.

October 10th, 2023

  • Chris Pew 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Chris Pew

    A Comparative Literature major from a small liberal arts college, learn how Chris became part of the founding team at TREW where he was responsible for designing, developing, and sourcing outdoor apparel and accessories. His passion is backcountry skiing and helping people acquire the right gear, skills, and knowledge to go on human-powered adventures.

October 5th, 2023

  • Lisa Tran 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Lisa Tran

    Entrepreneurship is often an immigrant person’s path. Born in a refugee camp in Indonesia, Lisa’s family took on a new journey as entrepreneurs when they opened Tân Tân Café & Delicatessen in Beaverton. Today, Tân Tân’s line of sauces can be found in more than 300 locations in the U.S. and Japan.

September 28th, 2023

  • Stephen Green 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Stephen Green

    Meet the Executive Director of Business for a Better Portland and hear from this operations and finance leader about being a startup mentor and founder of “PitchBlack” pitch competition. Ask questions about how to improve Portland, increase diversity in business, and deliver community impact.

April 4th, 2023

  • Cyrus Wadia 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Cyrus Wadia

    Come listen to Dr. Cyrus Wadia talk about his multifaceted career in sustainability. Committed to a consumer led movement to combat climate change his career path spans from leadership roles in Silicon Valley, to the White House, to Nike and Amazon.  

  • Eric Liedtke 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Eric Liedtke

    CANCELED - Eric is no longer able to join us - new speaker at this time and date is Cyrus Wadia

    Former adidas board member and once responsible for all its brands including Yeezy as well as the key brand management functions of product design, innovation, sustainability, marketing, and digital brand commerce, Eric recently launched the brand Unless Collective which makes 100% plant-based streetwear designed to leave nothing behind. 

March 15th, 2023

  • Michael Lombardo 11:30am - 1:00pm: Lunch with a Leader: Michael Lombardo

    Michael oversees eOne’s scripted and unscripted television.Shows include Yellowjackets on Showtime, The Recruit on Netflix, The Rookie and The Rookie: Fedson ABC, and Cruel Summeron Freeform/Hulu. eOne is a global independent studio for television and film that Hasbro acquired in 2019.