Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel Columbia Sportswear Company
“My work has appeared in national publications such as the New York Times and Los Angeles Times, and I regularly engage with media on corporate and public policy issues on Columbia’s behalf.”
1993 – 1999 – Attorney in the corporate securities and finance group at Stoel Rives LLP in Portland, Oregon.
2003 – 2004 – Chief of Staff in the Oregon Governor’s office.
2007 – 2016 – Port of Portland Commissioner.
Board of Trustees for the University of Oregon.
My career includes experience in media, law and public policy.
I am overseeing several global corporate functions (Corporate Responsibility, Customs and Trade, Real Estate, Legal, Corporate Communications, Government and Community Affairs, Human Resources, and Procurement) and Columbia’s international distributor business.
1984 – BA from Amherst College.
1990 – 1991 – Master of Studies in Law, Yale Law School.
1993 – JD from Stanford Law School.
I began my career as a journalist at the Oregonian.
1984-90 – Political journalist at Congressional Quarterly magazine.
1999 – Senior Counsel and Director of Intellectual Property Columbia Sportswear Company.
2004 – Vice President and General Counsel, Secretary Columbia Sportswear Company.
2010 – Senior Vice President of Legal and Corporate Affairs, General Counsel Columbia Sportswear Company.
2015 – 2020 – Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel Columbia Sportswear Company.