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MBA-P Prospective Students and Alumni: Feature Friday in Portland

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Feature Friday in Portland
Meyer Freeman, COO Oregon Sports Authority

Feature Fridays shine the spotlight on a Willamette MBA alumni; hearing in their words about their work and adventures since earning their MBA.

This Feature Friday will be hosted by Meyer Freeman (brief bio below). Meyer will talk about The Future of Sports in Oregon. These events are meant to be lively and interactive.

Join us over the lunch hour to be inspired, learn something new, and connect with the Willamette MBA community. Desert and drinks will be provided. There is no cost to attend but registration is requested.

This Month's Topic:
The future of Oregon Sports

Major League Baseball? The NBA All-Star Game? The Oregon Sports Authority works to grow Oregon’s sports landscape, through the attraction of franchises like the Portland Timbers and Hillsboro Hops to events like the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and Women’s World Cup Soccer. So what’s in store for the future of Oregon sports?

Feature Friday November 8th - Meyer Freeman, COO of Oregon Sports Authority
12:00 Noon - 1:00PM
Willamette University Portland Center
905 NW 12th Street Suite 110
Portland, OR 97209

Meyer Freeman serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Oregon Sports Authority, a non-profit organization that works to enhance Oregon's economy and quality of life through sports. During his 13 years with the organization, the Oregon Sports Authority has successfully bid for and hosted the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, Women's World Cup Soccer, Davis Cup World Final, U.S. Figure Skating Championships and the Dew Tour. In 2010, the Oregon Sports Authority was recognized as the "Sports Commission of the Year" by the National Association of Sports Commissions. Originally from Knappa on Oregon's north coast, Meyer received an undergraduate degree in sport management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an MBA from Willamette University.

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