Ric Stephens, business faculty, was named president-elect for the International Society of City and Regional Planners in September 2014.
School of Business
JD, Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College
Tom has more than 20 years of corporate experience at Aeon USA, Inc., a New York-based subsidiary of a $72 billion-a-year international retail conglomerate based in Japan, where he last served as executive vice president and general manager for the company. He has extensive international business experience, particularly in mergers and acquisitions, licensing and joint venture transactions. Tsuruta's past and current corporate board membership includes Talbots Inc., WWRE LLC, Agentrics LLC and AEON USA Inc.