CEO Panel

Date and Time
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
6:00pm— 8:00pm
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Union Bank Building

Managing Change in an Established Cooperative

CEO Panel - Managing Change in an Established Cooperative

A group of local business school alumni clubs is participating in this multi-school alumni event.

We are anticipating 85-100 attendees at the event, which will be held in the lobby of the Union Bank Building at 407 SW Broadway, Portland. There will be complimentary parking in the garage below the building when you bring your parking ticket to the lobby for validation.


Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015 CEO Panel - “Managing Change in an Established Cooperative”

6:00pm – 6:45pm Cocktails and Networking
6:45pm – 7:30pm CEO Panel
7:30pm – 8:00pm Networking


Patrick Criteser - CEO, Tillamook Cheese (a cooperative of dairy farmers)
John Kreidel - CEO, Tire Factory (independent tire dealers)
DeWhite Wallace - CEO, Johnstone Supply (a cooperative of wholesale HVAC suppliers)

All three companies are long standing cooperatives, and all three CEOs are working to implement changes to refresh their brands. They will talk about the successes and unique challenges of implementing change with a group of independent owners/distributors.


Prices are:
$17.50 from now until January 7th.
$20.00 from January 8th until January 19th.
$25.00 at the door, if tickets are available.


Participating clubs are: Harvard (host), Tuck (Dartmouth), Columbia, Johnson (Cornell), Fuqua (Duke), Ross (Michigan), Sloan (MIT), Thunderbird (Arizona State), Anderson (UCLA), Haas (UC-Berkeley), Booth (University of Chicago), Darden (Virginia), Wharton (Penn) and Yale.

Register for the event at:


It is anticipated this event will sell out. Attendance is limited by fire codes.

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