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Abigail Mercer of Creswell, Oregon is one of 3 $10,000 STEM Scholarship winners.

September 5, 2021

Navisite Announces Winners of Inaugural ‘Next Steminist’ Scholarship Program Supporting Young Women in STEM Each of the three winners will receive a $10,000 award to use towards their undergraduate STEM education  Sept. 1, 2021 Navisite today announced the three winners of its Navisite’s Next Steminist scholarship program. In its inaugural year, the program is designed to help close…

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Recognized retail veteran joins Dutch Bros Coffee’s Board of Directors

September 5, 2021

Ms. Broader has extensive experience as a CEO, general manager, and corporate director, and is widely recognized for global leadership, strategy, execution, and management of iconic retail brands. Dutch Bros Inc. (“Dutch Bros Coffee”), a west coast-based drive-thru beverage company focused on making a massive difference one cup at a time, has announced the appointment…

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Lithia Motors’ Evolving Customer-Centric Strategy Drives Marketing Leadership Changes

August 3, 2021

Lithia & Driveway (LAD) announced today senior leadership expansion in its marketing team as part of its aggressive strategic omni-channel plan to achieve $50 billion in revenues and $50 in EPS over five years. LAD’s 50-50 strategic plan is a uniquely compelling combination of traditional store networks aligned with a fast-growing Driveway e-commerce channel. A concentrated customer-centric approach is…

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Interview with Chad Day, Owner/Manager, RoxyAnn Winery

July 5, 2021

By Chris Cook, Capiche, capiche.us President and CEO of Capiche & Capiche Wine, Chris Cook is a leadership coach focused on happiness, culture, living your brand, and winery marketing & PR. She brings decades of experience in marketing and a love of entrepreneurship. Interview conducted by Melissa L. Michaels, Capiche Contributor/Strategic Partner, Michaels & Michaels Creative, LLC When you hear “historical…

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Interview with Tracy Kaiser, Marketing & Education Manager of Ashland Food Co-op

June 9, 2021

By Chris Cook, Capiche, capiche.us With Contributions from General Manager Emile Amarotico & Store Manager Barry Haynes INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY MELISSA L. MICHAELS, CAPICHE CONTRIBUTOR/STRATEGIC PARTNER, MICHAELS & MICHAELS CREATIVE, LLC Ask any local what the heartbeat of Ashland is, and they’ll probably say the Ashland Food Co-op. It’s not only a place to find…

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Esports Matter

May 5, 2021

Comm Program Prof Precious Yamaguchi Helps SOU Link Technology, Culture and Student Learning in a Booming Market for Competitive Videogaming A few years ago, the economic value of watching other people play videogames might have seemed like a losing proposition. But the global esports market exceeded $1 billion in 2019, and by some accounts is…

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Hunter Communications Appoints Chief Financial Officer and plans to grow workforce by 30% in 2021

May 5, 2021

Hunter Communications  (Hunter), the premier fiber-optic communications services provider in southern Oregon and northern California, announced that Sam Pauley has been appointed as the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Pauley will lead Hunter’s financial operations, as well as oversee corporate finance, participate in new business opportunities, and assist in identifying new funding opportunities. “Sam brings…

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Interview with Suzanne Willow, Co-Owner of The Forest Conservation Burial Ground

May 5, 2021

By Chris Cook, Capiche, capiche.us President and CEO of Capiche & Capiche Wine, Chris Cook is a leadership coach focused on happiness, culture, living your brand, and winery marketing & PR. She brings decades of experience in marketing and a love of entrepreneurship. INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY MELISSA L. MICHAELS, CAPICHE CONTRIBUTOR/STRATEGIC PARTNER, MICHAELS & MICHAELS CREATIVE, LLC Where would you…

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UCC Board of Education selects Dr. Rachel Pokrandt as the College’s 12th president

May 5, 2021

The Umpqua Community College (UCC) Board of Education is pleased to announce a new president has been selected. Following a comprehensive, nationwide search, Dr. Rachel Pokrandt will be joining the College as its 12th president. “We are thankful and thrilled that Dr. Pokrandt has agreed to serve our students, college, and community,” UCC Board of…

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SOU graduate is Oregon’s first female, ROTC-trained infantry officer

April 4, 2021

from SOU News https://news.sou.edu/2021/03/sou-graduate-oregon-first-female-rotc-trained-infantry-officer/ Haleigh Wagman knew long before her graduation from SOU last year that she was on track for something special, but she chose to keep it to herself until the accomplishment was in sight. That happened in the fall of 2019, when Wagman – a four-year Army ROTC participant – let others…

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SOHS Hires Ron Kramer as Executive Director

April 4, 2021

The Southern Oregon Historical Society Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Ron Kramer will be joining the Society as Executive Director as of April 1. “Ron’s association with the Historical Society goes back many years,” says Doug McGeary, President of the SOHS Board of Trustees. “His proven skills for building successful non-profit organizations…

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Interview with Moneeka Settles, Program Coordinator of the SOU Innovation & Leadership Program

April 4, 2021

By Chris Cook, Capiche, capiche.us President and CEO of Capiche & Capiche Wine, Chris Cook is a leadership coach focused on happiness, culture, living your brand, and winery marketing & PR. She brings decades of experience in marketing and a love of entrepreneurship. INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY MELISSA L. MICHAELS, CAPICHE CONTRIBUTOR/STRATEGIC PARTNER, MICHAELS & MICHAELS CREATIVE, LLC When Moneeka Settles…

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