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School of Business Leadership Lecture Series

The Saint Martin's University Leadership Lecture Series brings renowned leaders from the private, government, and public sectors to reflect on leadership principles and the challenges of executing leadership in different environments.

Admission to the lecture series events is free and open to the public. We ask that all attendees RSVP to

Spring 2014 Event Schedule

The spring 2014 Leadership Lecture Series focuses on women in leadership positions.

Carol K. Nelson, director, WA Department of Revenue
Feb. 25, 2014
6-7 p.m.
Norman Worthington Conference Center

Carol Nelson, director, Washington State Department of Revenue

Carol K. Nelson was appointed director of the Washington State Department of Revenue by Governor Jay Inslee in February 2013. Prior to that, Nelson spent more than 25 years in the financial and banking industry, most recently as president of the Washington Region of Opus Bank, a regional community bank headquartered in Irvine, CA. Her executive experience also includes serving as President, CEO and director at Cascade Financial and Cascade Bank in Everett, and senior vice president of the Northern Region of the Bank of America.

Carol earned a B.A. from Seattle University with a major in finance, and an MBA from Seattle University.

Kimberly Harris, president/CEO, Puget Sound Energy

Kimberly Harris, president/CEO, Puget Sound Energy
Mar. 25, 2014
6-7 p.m.
Normal Worthington Conference Center

Kimberly J. Harris is president and CEO of Washington-based Puget Sound Energy, a subsidiary of Puget Energy. Named president in 2010 and chief executive in 2011, Harris is focused on providing PSE customers with safe, dependable and efficient energy service. In addition to her responsibilities with PSE, Harris serves on the Washington Clean Energy Leadership Council, the Washington State Energy Strategy Advisory Committee, and the Governor’s Opportunity Scholarship Board.

Harris has a bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University and a Juris Doctor degree from Arizona State University.

Phyllis Campbell, chairman, PNW Region of JP Morgan Chase

Phyllis Campbell, chairman, PNW Region of JP Morgan Chase
Apr. 15, 2014
6-7 p.m.
Trautman Union Building (TUB)

Phyllis Campbell is the Chairman, Pacific Northwest for JPMorgan Chase & Co. Previously, Phyllis was the President/CEO of The Seattle Foundation, the largest community foundation in Washington. Prior to that, Phyllis served as President and CEO of U.S. Bank of Washington.

Phyllis holds an M.B.A. from the University of Washington's Executive MBA Program, a B.A. in Business Administration from Washington State University, and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, as well as, Stanford University’s Executive Management Program.