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5th Annual

Micro-Conference Mixer

Micro-Conference Mixer

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The PSU HRMA is proudly hosting their 5th Annual Micro-Conference Mixer sponsored by the Portland Leadership Institute and Portland HRMA.


This conference will provide networking opportunities as well as a presentation by Mike Tarbell who will discuss "What's Your Game Plan: Tools for Succession Management".

April 28, 2020


McMenamin's Kennedy School

5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211



4:00 pm - Registration/Check-in
5:00 pm - Keynote Speaker: Mike Tarbell
6:30 pm - Networking

Keynote Speaker

Mike Tarbell, President of Playbooks Consulting

Mike has a 30+ year Human Resource career working in the sports and fitness, manufacturing, non-profit and banking industries - including 22 years at NIKE, Inc.

As NIKE’s first Chief Talent Officer, Mike developed NIKE’s enterprise-wide Talent Management Strategy, built capability to plan succession and prepare the next generation of leaders for NIKE’s aggressive growth agenda. 

Mike is an experienced Sr. HR Business Partner and coach, advising several global leaders to develop and execute their people strategies.  His global experience includes VP HR for NIKE’s Geographies & Global Sales, where he assembled, developed and led global HR teams in six Geographies and 37 Territories around the world.  He was also the HR leader responsible to oversee and support NIKE's five subsidiary businesses.


As an executive coach, Mike is certified in several assessment and executive coaching tools.   He uses the Hogan Leadership Personality Assessment, 360 feedback, stakeholder interviews and the Leadership Pipeline Model to assess and coach executives and successor candidates.


Mike has the depth of experience and expertise to help your business advance your HR and talent strategies, lead organization change, develop your leaders and maximize your team’s performance.

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