Albers School of Business and Economics
Center for Leadership Formation

Fellows Program

  • The CLF Fellows program is a cadre of senior executives who are affiliated with the Center for mutual benefit for a period of two years. They convene annually as a group for conversation and cross fertilization of ideas and have a hand in developing the next generation of local leaders. Their partnership with the CLF includes substantive interactions such as contributing to the CLF publication, InSights, serving as a guest speaker at CLF programs, etc. Fellows are nominated by CLF faculty and staff, and are approved by the Boards.

     Phyllis J. Campbell
    Phyllis J Campbell Phyllis Campbell is the Chairman of the Pacific Northwest for JP Morgan Chase. She serves on JPMorgan Chase’s Executive Committee and is the firm’s senior executive in Washington, Oregon and Idaho across businesses. Previously she was the President/CEO of The Seattle Foundation. Prior to that she served as President & CEO of US Bank of Washington. Phyllis holds an MBA from the University of Washington's Executive MBA Program, BA in Business Administration from Washington State University, and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, as well as Stanford University’s Executive Management Program. Campbell also holds honorary doctorates from Whitworth College and Gonzaga University. 
     Martin Coles
    Martin Coles

    Martin Coles joined HaloSource® as President and CEO in 2011 after a 30+ year career spanning senior executive positions in a number of globally recognized Fortune 500 companies – including Starbucks, Reebok, Nike, Levi Strauss, Pepsi, and Proctor and Gamble. Martin holds a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Wales in Swansea, UK. He brings a wealth of experience both as an entrepreneur and as a leader of multinational corporations.
     Jim Dwyer

    Jim Dwyer

    Jim Dwyer is President and CEO of Delta Dental of Washington, and serves on the boards of Delta Dental Plans Association, DeltaUSA, and Healthentic, Inc. Jim has served on Seattle University's board of trustees and board of regents. he has been recognized with numerous civic awards, was a member of the board of directors of the 1990 Goodwill Games Organizing Committee, and served on the board of trustees of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Jim graduated from Seattle University, then completed his JD from the University of San Diego and attended the Harvard Graduate School of Business Program for Management Development.
     Allan C. Golston

    Allan C Golston

    Allan C. Golston is the president of the United States Program at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He leads the foundation’s efforts to reduce inequities and increase access to opportunities for low-income and disadvantaged Americans. He oversees the U.S. Program’s major areas of grant-making including Education, U.S. Libraries, Pacific Northwest, Special Initiatives, and Advocacy. Golston joined the foundation in 1999 and recently served as chief financial and administrative officer. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Seattle University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Colorado.
     Rodney F. Hochman

    Rodney F Hochman

    Rodney F. Hochman, M.D., is president and chief executive officer of Swedish Medical Center. He assumed this role April 2, 2007. In his role, Dr. Hochman is tasked with leading Swedish on multiple fronts. These long-term priorities include implementing a state-of-the-art clinical information system, spearheading the organization’s long-term strategic planning process, solidifying Swedish’s leadership role in clinical and service quality, continuing to develop and enhance key service lines, as well as helping strengthen Swedish’s culture of philanthropy and leading a major fundraising campaign.
     Susan Scott
    Susan Scott Susan Scott is the founder of Fierce, Inc., a global training company whose clients include Yahoo, Starbucks, Cisco, BP, General Dynamics, New York Life, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, C.A.R.E., Coca-Cola, Ernst & Young. For 13 years, Susan ran think tanks for CEOs and designed and delivered training to peers working with CEOs in 18 countries. In 2002, Fierce Conversations—Achieving Success at Work and in Life, One Conversation at a Time, was published in four countries and, shortly thereafter, was listed on The Wall Street Journal and UPI best seller lists, and was one of USA TODAY'S top 40 business books of 2002.
     Jim Sinegal
    Jim Sinegal

    Jim Sinegal is co-founder and retired CEO of Costco Wholesale. Jim and his business partner Jeff Brotman co-founded Costco Wholesale in 1983.Prior to co-founding Costco, Jim spent almost 30 years in the retail business beginning at 18 years old while a college student. He worked for 25 years for a discount merchandising company, Fed Mart Corporation, and it's successor company, The Price Club, and served as Executive Vice President of those companies.
     Brian Webster
    Brian Webster headshot     Brian Webster is President & CEO of Physio-Control, Inc. Brian first joined Physio-Control in 1992 and has held a variety of leadership positions in the company, including vice president of Operations, vice president of Commercial Sales, and vice president of Global Marketing. Before joining Physio, Brian worked in the Military Airplane Division of The Boeing Company. He holds a BA in business administration from University of Puget Sound and an MBA from Seattle University. Brian serves as a board member for the Seattle Medic One Foundation and The Washington Medical Technology Angel Network (WINGS). Brian has been on the Center for Leadership Formation business leadership and health leadership advisory boards.