WWU's Center for Economic Vitality hires Claus Joens

The Bellingham Business Journal

Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics’ Center for Economic Vitality (CEV) has added Claus Joens to its staff of research analysts.

Joens brings 20 years experience working with Ford Motor Co. with specialties in financial analysis, financial reporting systems and relationship management. He has worked at both the corporate headquarters in Dearborn, Mich., and at the dealer level in the Pacific Northwest.

Additionally, Joens has experience as a business analyst and in planning, managing and implementing strategic projects and has completed the Six Sigma Green Belt certification. He received a master’s degree in business administration from Gonzaga University.

“We are excited to have Claus join our research services group,” CEV Director Tom Dorr said. “He brings a great business background that will enable us to continue to meet the needs of the businesses we serve.”

The CEV provides free, confidential counseling and technical assistance combined with business intelligence research to business owners and managers throughout Whatcom County. For more information go to http://www.cevforbusiness.com.

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