Scott Welch

Global Corporate Relations Manager, Columbia Sportswear Company

Scott Welch is responsible for directing the Global Corporate Relations Program for Columbia Sportswear, an international leader in the sporting goods industry. This includes; directing Columbia’s Giving Back Program, managing all nonprofit partnerships, developing seasonal cause marketing campaigns, coordinating internal communications, and overseeing the philanthropic programs within Columbia’s family of brands including Montrail, Mountain Hardwear, prAna and Sorel.

Adjunct Instructor, Portland State University, Marketing 436/536 Competitive Dynamics in the Athletic and Outdoor Industry, 2015 – Present

Founding Member, Sports product management External Advisory Board, University of Oregon, 2014 - present

Member, Intertwine Alliance Structure Task Force, Intertwine Conservation Education Task Force, Intertwine Alliance Core Group, 2010 – 2013; Grantmakers of Oregon and SW Washington, 2008 – present, Portland development Commission Athletic and Outdoor Cluster Advisory Board, 2013 - present

Speaker, Warsaw Sports Business Club 2012 Seminar on Sport for Social Change, University of Oregon; The Gold Standard, Center for Companies that Care 2011 Symposium; Leadership Clackamas County, 2011; Oreintraining, U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, 2011, Remaining Relevant, 2012 Communicator’s Conference; PRSA Portland Metro Chapter; 2012 Environmental Education Funders Forum, North American Association for Environmental Education National Conference

Guest Lecturer, Pamplin School of Business Administration, University of Portland, 2010 – present

Mentor, PSU Graduate Business Mentor Program, 2009 - present

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