Ric Stephens, business faculty, was named president-elect for the International Society of City and Regional Planners in September 2014.
School of Business
MA, Interdisciplinary Studies, Marylhurst University
Bob has extensive business management experience, beginning as a store manager with the Kroger Company. After seven years as a store manager with Kroger, Bob went on to a twenty-year sales & marketing career that rose through the executive ranks in the motion picture industry. Following his sales & marketing career, Bob owned and managed Association & Conference Services (A&CS, Inc.) for nineteen years. A&CS provided management and administrative services to nonprofit organizations. He has been teaching at Marylhurst since 2007, and he retired from A&CS in 2011. Currently Bob is a management consultant with The Karsten Institute, which works with small to medium sized businesses in the areas of leadership and workforce development.