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Professor Larry Ettner Named Chair of Mercy Corps Northwest



Larry Ettner, Professor of Management Practice at the Atkinson School, has been named chair of the Mercy Corps Northwest Board of Directors.  An offshoot of the international non-profit Mercy Corps, the local affiliate focuses on economic development and aid to low income populations in Oregon and Washington.  The organization provides microloans, micro-business grants and small business consulting services to entrepreneurs.

Ettner has served on Mercy Corps Board of Directors for the past year.  At the Atkinson School he teaches courses in leadership and experiential learning, including the PACE (Practical Applications for Careers and Enterprises) program.  He also serves as liaison between the Atkinson School and the Oregon Ethics in Business program.

Read more about Professor Ettner on his faculty page.