Blue Rudder president to speak Monday

Doug Crandall, president of Blue Rudder, a Richland company offering leadership education and coaching, is the featured speaker at Monday's Pasco Chamber of Commerce meeting.

The lunch is at 11:45 a.m. at the Pasco Red Lion Hotel.

Crandall is a graduate of West Point and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He was in the Army and was a customer service operations manager at

For five years, Crandall taught leadership at West Point, where he won the Excellence in Teaching Award. And while at Amazon, he created and taught a leadership development program.

He was recently named director of leadership programs and corporate education at Columbia Basin College.

The cost to attend is $15. Reservations are required by e-mailing or going to .