James McCafferty

Bumper Stickers and Street Signs

Thursday, 2:00 PM
We are bombarded by the hour with breaking news, news like messages and twisted data but what is really going on? In this session we will look beyond the bumper stickers at the regional economy with just a taste of national and international influences as we explore key sectors, the issues that confront them and what may be ahead – all with a very little early morning math.

In this role he seeks to broaden the connections between the University, the College of Business and Economics and the real world – businesses, non-profits and government agencies – through student internships, classroom based projects and consultative projects drawing on faculty, staff and students. James’ core skill areas include: research, financial modeling, business development, branding/identity, marketing, finance, tax and legal issues (from a lay perspective), operations, growth management, and strategic partnering. James has an MBA from Western Washington University, a Bachelors of Science in Journalism/Public Relations from University of Oregon, is a Certified Global Business Professional and serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of University Business and Economic Research.