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Michael Forney

Advisor Greater Seattle Area, US

Principal FIDO Arts & Practices, Entrepreneurship Board Oregon State, Veterans Business Dev Gru, Editor/Publisher basics business journal

Principal FIDO Arts & Practices, Entrepreneurship Board Oregon State, Veterans Business Dev Gru, Editor/Publisher basics business journal

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Advisor

Austin Entrepreneurship Program, School of Business, Oregon State University

Positions

President and Managing Director FIDO Arts and Practices October 2010 - present
Member, Entrepreneurial Education Advisory Board Austin Entrepreneurship Program, School of Business, Oregon State University April 2015 - present
Visiting Fellow The Austin Entrepreneurship Program, Oregon State Universtiy February 2008 - present
Head Coach/Trainer Academe of Basketball, Xtreme Basketball April 2007 - July 2014
Senior Partner Business Intelligence 101 Consulting September 2013 - August 2014
Owner Le Chateau de France 1999 - 2003
Assistant General Manger, Property Manager Trizec-Hahn September 1997 - December 1999
Department Manager Bullocks May 1994 - April 1996
Owner, Attorney Michael Forney, Attorney September 1990 - January 1994
LCDR, JAGC, USNR US Navy September 1986 - September 1990

Education

University of Oregon School of Law 1983 - 1986
Oregon State University Business Administration/Management 1979 - 1983
US Army Judge Advocate General School 1988 - 1988
US Navy, Naval Justice Schoo Trial Practice, Military Law, Legal Services 1986 - 1986

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Mobile
  • • Smart Home
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Local
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Media
  • • Social Impact
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Video
  • • TV

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Business intelligence • Company formation • Strategy • Intelligence

Key Accomplishments

My background includes law, retail management and development, entrepreneurship, and business consulting. I now work with companies who wish to develop strategies for growth, competition, marketing and business intelligence. I look for ways to create change, disruption and community leadership on a business level.

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Bob Hooker
We worked together  •  Real Estate Sales, Realty One Group Summit and Real estate Instructor, JLG Training Services.
MIchael is very knowledgeable within the business community and a great coach and mentor. Social media and training and teaching are some o ... f his strengths. Michael is also a great communicator.
Jack Dvir
We worked together  •  Financial Advisor, Financial Pointe. Previously Financial Advisor, Edward Jones.
He has passion and vision for the future, and is consistently embracing new ideas and technology
Will Keim
We worked together  •  International Chaplain, Delta Upsilon International Fraternity and President, Will Keim Speaks!, Inc.. Oregon State grad.
Michael is bright, has served his country as a Navy Lawyer, and is highly ethical. He is a good listener and sincerely cares about people re ... aching their full potential.
Roman Semenov
We worked together  • 
Michael is a well organized and result oriented person. I am sure that Michael has more than enough experience, enthusiasm and knowledge to ... drive business.
Jesse Huberty
We worked together  •  26 year old Millwright/Welder from Kamloops, BC Canada. Currently looking for a partner/mentor to help me launch my mobile app.
Michael is a highly knowledgeable in a variety of areas. He is very motivated and thinks outside the box when it comes to creating a plan an ... d solving problems. Michael is not scared of taking on challenges and is friendly and well connected.