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Colloquium Lecture Series

Business majors attend a guest lecture series by notable business, community, and thought leaders.  The colloquiums help students connect with working professionals and bring exposure to cutting-edge issues and ideas in the marketplace.


Colloquium Schedule, Spring of 2018


April 8, 2018; 7pm; CSP154

Brittney Smith, CPA
Manager, CliftonLarsonAllen
Professional services firm, Bellevue, Washington


April 26, 2018; 7pm; CSP154

Alexander Nickolatos, CPA
Chief Financial Executive, EcoStim Energy Solutions
Publicly-traded company based in Houston, Texas


May 6, 2018; 7pm; CSP154

Abel Cruz, MBA
Global Business Development Manager, Amazon.com; Seattle, WA
Formerly Director of Tech Strategy, Microsoft


May 17, 2018; 7pm; CSP154

Deanne Rhynard
Vice President of Olo.com
Internet startup based in Seattle, Washington


June 7, 2018; 7pm; CSP154

WWU Business Student Awards Colloquium


Colloquium Schedule, Winter of 2018

January 25, 2018

7 p.m., CSP 154
George Fearing, Chief Judge
Washington State Court of Appeals


January 30, 2018

7 p.m., CSP 154
Megan Clubb
Board Chair and former CEO of Baker Boyer Bank;
Recently retired Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco


February 5, 2018

7 p.m., BWH 201
Harvey Crowder and Mike Rizzitiello
Mayor and Manager (respectively) of the City of College Place


February 15, 2018

7 p.m., CSP 154
Ron and Eric Wilkinson, entrepreneurs


February 21, 2018

7 p.m., BWH 201
Doug Taylor and David Jeffery
Student loan experts share secrets to getting out of debt and life after college


Colloquium Schedule, Fall of 2017


November 6, 2017

7 p.m., CSP 154
Bethany Logan-Ropa
UBS Investment Banker in New York


November 2, 2017

7 p.m., FAC Auditorium
Kerry Heinrich 
CEO of LLU Medical Center


October 26, 2017

12 p.m., KRH 210
Washington State Auditors


October 15, 2017

7 p.m., CSP 154 
Summer Interns
Panel discussion


September 28, 2017

7 p.m., CSP 154 
Colloquium kick-off


Last update on March 6, 2018