Parasa Chanramy – Policy & Advocacy Manager

Parasa works as Policy & Advocacy Manager for Stand for Children.

The job categories best describing her current role are:

  • Planning / Policy
  • Other

Three skills essential to success in this role are:

Policy research and analysis; strong written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal and networking skills

Alma Mater and Area of Study:

Lewis & Clark College
Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs

 

Anthony Zamora – Sports Sponsorship Account Executive & Business Development

Anthony works as Sports Sponsorship Account Executive and Business Development for Alpha Media.

The job categories best describing his role are:

  • Account Exec. / Account Assistant
  • Sales / Fundraising
  • Other

Three skills essential for success in this role are:

Negotiation
Listening
Persistence

You can also talk to Anthony about:

Marketing and Advertising
Sales
Recruiting
Networking Coach

Alma Mater and Area/s of Study:

Lewis & Clark College
Sociology and Anthropology

Connect with Anthony on LinkedIn

 

 

Hannah Langley – Registered Nurse

Hannah works as a Registered Nurse for Legacy Health Systems.

The Job Category best describing her current role is:

  • Healthcare: Provider / Clinical

Three skills essential for success in this role are:

Communication
Customer Service skills
Leadership and independence

You can also talk to Hannah about:

I feel comfortable addressing what medical residency looks like because I work directly with medical residents

Alma Mater and Area of Study:

Linfield College
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing

 

 

 

Alayna Herr – College of Law, Director of Alumni Relations

Alayna works as the Director of Alumni Relations for Willamette University College of Law.

The job category best describing her current role is:

  • Administrative / Office Management
  • Events / Projects / Programs
  • Other

Three skills necessary for success in this role:

Organization, time management, and soft skills

You can also talk to Alayna about:

Legal profession (broadly)

Alma Mater/s and Area/s of Study:

Indiana University
B.S. Policy Analysis (minor International Relations)

Willamette University
JD

Connect with Alayna on LinkedIn

Johanka Stavenik – Occupational Therapist

Johanka works for Legacy Health as an Occupational Therapist.

The job category best describing her current role is:

Healthcare Provider

Three skills essential to success in this current role are:

Communication and social perceptiveness, adaptability, critical thinking, and time management

You can also talk to Johanka about:

Hospitality and Tourism related employment. I have experience working in various service related fields such as wedding coordination, restaurant, etc.

Alma Mater and Areas of Study:

Pacific University
B.S. Exercise Science; Doctorate in Occupational Therapy; Certificate in Gerontology

 

Taylor Cothran – Financial Forensics Associate

Taylor works at Cogence Group, PC as a Financial Forensics Associate.

The Job Category/ies best describing her current role:

 

  • Accounting / Auditing
  • Analyst

Three skills essential to success in this role:

A solid understanding of financial statements and business operations, willingness to always be learning, and a positive attitude are three essential skills for success in my current role.

You can also talk to Taylor about:

I can speak to auditing work in public accounting. I worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young’s Portland office for two years, and would be comfortable speaking about my experience there.

Alma Mater and Area of Study:

University of Portland
Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting

Connect with Taylor on LinkedIn

 

 

Sandy Intraversato – Partner

Sandy works at Iron Coaching as a Partner.  She coaches senior executives.

The Job Category best describing her current role is:

Management / Leadership

Three skills essential to success in this role are:

Communication
Strategic Thinking and Problem Solving
Business Acumen

You can also talk to Sandy about:

Prior to this I spent 25 years in leadership roles at marketing strategy, new product development and research agencies. I can speak to the varied roles and success factors working within that environment.

Alma Mater and Area of Study:

Willamette University
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude
Political Science

Connect with Sandy on LinkedIn

Judiaann Woo – Social Media, Marketing and Brand Strategist

Judiaann is self employed as a consultant in social media, marketing and brand strategy.

The job categories best describing this current role are:

  • Brand / Product Management
  • Communications / Social Media
  • Management / Leadership
  • Sales / Fundraising

Three skills essential to success in this role are:

Broad knowledge of marketing best practices and current best thinking and trends
Strong written and verbal communications skills
An ability to win people over to an idea, a concept, or project

You can also talk to Judiaann about:

Food and beverage
Foodservice
Travel and tourism
Public relations
Influencer marketing
Editorial
Photography

Alma Mater and Area of Study:

Pacific University
BA – English Literature and Creative Writing

Connect With Judiaann on LinkedIn

Amy Nelson – CEO

Amy is working as CEO of Point West Credit Union.

The job categories best describing her current position are:

  • Analyst
  • Management / Leadership
  • Planning / Policy

The skills essential to success in this role are:

* Regulatory & Political Advocacy
* Managing Innovation
* Business Networking EQ
* Strategic Planning & Policy Governance
* Organizational Development / Talent Cultivation

You can also talk to Amy about:

1. Human Resources. I have an SPHR certification, and had a career in all-things-HR for a decade, prior to becoming CEO.
2. Non-Profit / Not-for-Profit Sector. Credit Unions are not-for-profit cooperatives, so can talk about this business structure.
3. Marketing & Branding
4. Needs-Based Sales

Alma Mater and Area/s of Study:

Pacific University
BA, Communications – Journalism

Connect with Amy on LinkedIn

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