Mike Goodwin is a nationally recognized leader in higher education fundraising and management, known for his ability to adapt business practices to nonprofit organizations. He is a frequent presenter at professional conferences including the Association for Governing Boards and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). He has led three universities through their first comprehensive capital campaigns, including two with $1 billion fundraising goals, Georgetown and Oregon State.
Goodwin recently retired after serving 16 years as CEO of Oregon State University Foundation. He is an active member of the Oregon community and currently serves as chair of the Board of Medical Teams International, a health-related NGO serving in eight locations around the world. He is a former chair of CASE and has actively promoted advocacy for higher education through participation in The Beaver Caucus.