OK 9: Career Building

Team 9 members are early career professionals and students at OSU-Cascades and COCC who plan to stay in Central Oregon as they start their careers.

Meeting time: 4th Fridays from 7 to 10am

Facilitators

Tia Newcomer
Tia Newcomer

A leader that empowers people by creating order out of chaos. A career spent successfully redefining, building and activating commercial operations, cross functional organizations and go to market strategies. Leadership experience is both unique and diverse with a combination of roles including GM P&L management, Sales, Marketing and Category Analytics/Data Science at both the individual contributor and senior management level at: Revlon, Clorox, Frito Lay, PepsiCo, Hewlett Packard, Cord Blood Registry and AMAG Pharmaceuticals. Currently Chief Revenue Officer at Prelude.

Amy Watson
Amy Watson

I am a Marketing Professor at OSU-Cascades. I teach Consumer Behavior, Advertising, Principles of Marketing, and Professional Development. In addition to teaching, I am involved in research that examines how consumers utilize the marketplace to manage social interactions. I also research consumers' responses to FDA-required product labeling. My latest published work explores the relationship between knowledge, the newly-required FDA Drug Facts Panel on sunscreen products and addictive tanning behavior among Millennials.

Team Members

Lauren Monosov
Lauren Monosov

Lauren Monosov is an OSU Cascades alumnae and the current Accounting and Payroll Manager of The High Desert Museum. Lauren is also the acting administrative consultant for Opportunity Knocks.

Jordyn Langeliers
Jordyn Langeliers

Jordyn is a senior at OSU-Cascades studying Business Administration with an interest in Marketing and Human Resources. She has spent the last two years involved with ASCC (Student Government) as President and Vice President. Jordyn looks forward to working in the Central Oregon community after commencement in June 2018!

Lance Abbott
Lance Abbott

Lance is a recent graduate of OSU-Cascades and now manages client relations at G5, a digital marketing agency. He is beginning his second career after serving six years in the U.S. Coast Guard and earning a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. While in the Coast Guard, Lance worked alongside industry partners to conduct safety and security inspections on waterfront facilities, respond to and investigate pollution incidents, and survey shipping containers transporting hazardous materials. Now he is using his experience in client relations, leadership, collaboration, and strategic thinking to overcome challenges and create opportunities within the private sector.

Daniel Kieffer
Daniel Kieffer

After growing up in Medford and earning a bachelors degree from University of Oregon, I traveled the Western United States while working in the tourism industry. In 2016 my wife and I moved back to Oregon where we enjoy all of the outdoor opportunities and small town charms that Bend has to offer. Currently, I study accounting at OSU-Cascades and hope to create lasting relationships with Central Oregon businesses as a certified public accountant.

Alex Murray
Alex Murray

Currently working as the Creative Services Coordinator at G5, a digital marketing firm located in the heart of Bend, OR. Organizing and executing over 200 active branding, web and marketing projects for clients all over the country, while maintaining a 3.83 GPA as a full-time business student at OSU-Cascades. Focused on leveraging data systems and analytics tools to create opportunities and maintain a sustainable competitive advantage.