J. Michael Goodwin

President and CEO (retired)
Oregon State University Foundation


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 national 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.

The immediate past president and CEO of Oregon State University Foundation, Goodwin is an active member of the Oregon community and serves on the boards of the Portland Business Alliance, The Beaver Caucus and Medical Teams International. He is a former chair of CASE and has actively promoted advocacy for higher education.