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Entrepreneur speaks on campus

Oregon entrepreneur visits campusRick Miller to visit campus

May 30, 2018 LA GRANDE, Ore. –  Investor, entrepreneur and community philanthropist, Rick Miller will visit Eastern Oregon University’s campus on May 31 to share the details of his entrepreneurial journey and tips for success with EOU students.

Miller will also cover his newest fund and current adventures beginning at 10 a.m. in Ackerman Hall, room 210. All students and community members are welcome to attend this free event.

Miller, who lives in Lake Oswego, founded the Avamere Group, one of the Northwest’s largest senior care and housing providers. He is also co-founder and managing partner of Rogue Venture Partners, an early stage venture capital firm that provides funding for Oregon startups. He serves on the Oregon Investment Council, as chair of the Portland State University Board of Trustees, and as a board member for Diabetomics, Payless Pharmacy, and Gold Leaf Holdings.

Students in the Entrepreneurship Club worked with members of EOU’s business department to sponsor the visit and talk.