EPOP is a program that offers emerging professionals a place to prosper and develop their careers, build a peer network, and gain exposure to business leaders. EPOP offers programming focused on educational and professional development, as well as civic engagement and networking opportunities.
This month our special professional development speaker will be Luc Hooybergs, VP Nike Logistics for North America.
Luc joined Nike 28 years ago in Belgium, Europe in 1995 when Nike’s European Logistics Campus was built. After a few promotions, he became the General Manager for the European Logistics Campus which has evolved to one of the biggest logistics campuses in Europe with now more than 6500 employees. In 2015, Luc moved to Nike’s WHQ Portland and he is now leading Logistics for Nike across all of US and Canada with teams spread all over the country. Luc will be telling his employment journey with Nike, and how he worked his way up through the company, over years and countries; to his eventual title of Vice President of Nike Logistics for North America.
This month join as the lovely Met Tavern!
Introducing the newly renovated bar and restaurant at Hotel Eastlund. Offering hand-crafted cocktails and an inventive food menu in a modern yet casual setting. Come enjoy sweeping city views of downtown Portland and both sides of the Willamette, while enjoying a drink or a meal with friends!Metropolitan Tavern offers inventive shareable plates as well as wood fired, hand stretched artisan pizzas, and well thought out entrees and sides in a modern yet casual setting. Met Tavern features 16 tap handles of local craft beers, plus select European and Northwest wines and handcrafted cocktails utilizing locally distilled spirits.
The Met Tavern is part of Urban Restaurant Group, a locally owned restaurant, catering, and venue events company by husband and wife; Mark and Carla Byrum.