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
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
Norman Worthington Conference Center
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
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
Mar. 25, 2014
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
Apr. 15, 2014
Trautman Union Building
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.