Corban hires new dean for School of Business
On April 25, Corban University hired its newest dean, P. Griffith Lindell, to further develop and grow its successful School of Business.
He brings extensive experience as a teacher and adjunct professor as well as many years of business success. He will begin at Corban on July 1.
Lindell has worked in corporate America at Eastman Kodak, where he was part of the product launch team that changed how industry did high-speed motion analysis. As a “serial entrepreneur” he started or helped grow several small businesses and from 1990 to 2001 he was a partner with DRB Partners, Inc., a Silicon Valley advertising and PR agency. Before moving to Oregon in 2005, he co-founded an internet-based software development company, cPower, Inc., that provided a suite of interactive tools to help technology companies launch products.
His senior-level business and leadership experience has led to several published books and he continues to write and blog on leadership and business. He is a motivational speaker, consultant and business/life coach using his unique principles of servant-leadership. His most recent book, “Struggling with Your Business? 10 Questions to Consider Before Investing (A)nother Dime,” is available in bookstores and online.
Lindell lives in Woodburn with his wife, Margaret Ann Lindell. He continues to serve the community as a SCORE volunteer and as a member of several non-profit boards.