The Annual Luncheon is an EDCO tradition, providing the Central Oregon business community an opportunity to hear nationally recognized business leaders discuss current and future economic trends and business best practices.
Margo Downs has led the development of innovative people strategies at three iconic brands – Stitch Fix, Lululemon and Starbucks. She’s seen scale, transition from private to public company and worked with leading innovators in the tech and consumer space.
Downs brings an innovative and inspiring approach to creating thriving cultures and authentic, confident leaders. She believes work can be a powerful catalyst for transformation and growth.
When Margo joined The Body Shop as a part-time sales associate, she was inspired by Anita Roddick’s authentic leadership and mission-driven approach to business. She saw that culture was the foundation of business success and that becoming an HR leader could be inspiring, meaningful, and creative.
Margo is a teacher, a speaker and advisor. She is currently sharing what she’s learned with a commitment to developing people and organizations to achieve their full, unique potential.
“It’s the inside experience that delivers the external experience.” -Margo Downs
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