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Volume 5, Issue 6


June 2007

Meet the CMBA Board

Dean Shade, Board Director

By Dawn Anderson

Profession: Attorney at Law (emphasizing family law, wills and trusts). Joined CMBA in 2005

Childhood Ambition: catch fish.

Education: BS Business Administration, UC Berkeley 1974; JD, Lewis and Clark Law School, 1981.

Family: Wife: Sue. Kids: Bill (age 25), Molly (17), and Emily (14).

On my bookshelf: maps, outdoor books, and mysteries.

Proudest professional moment: Whenever a client thanks me and means it.

Hobbies and Pet projects: Kids, camping, hunting and fishing. (Will I ever get the garage door opener installed?).

Keys to my success: integrity, independence, and perseverance.

One interesting fact about me: skippered an Alaskan salmon tender.

Role model: Abe Lincoln.

Current business challenge: Expanding knowledge and experience regarding larger estates.

Wildest dream: Spend a year in the Alaskan outback.

Advice for entrepreneurs: Get started, don’t quit.

What I love about Cedar Mill: A great place to live, work, and raise a family.


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