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School of Business
MBA, University of Portland
Wes is a manager at Portland General Electric, where he has held a variety of management positions in finance and accounting, operations and customer service since 1980. He's served as a university instructor since 1984, and has been a featured speaker at business conferences for more than a decade.
- Teaches FIN513 (Financial Management), FIN 510 (Management Accounting), MGT 522 (Human Capital), MGT 530 (Ethical Decision Making)
- Writes a management column for a business trade journal
- Has earned 10 professional certifications
- Sits on five nonprofit boards and is active in several professional organizations