Aaron Escobar is an associate vice president of development at the Oregon State University Foundation. He has fundraising responsibility for the divisions of business and engineering and the health sciences as well as OSU-Cascades and the foundation's growing regional program, which focuses on California and other markets outside of Oregon. Mr. Escobar joined the OSU Foundation in 2002 and has had various roles, most recently senior director of development for the division of Business and Engineering. He has also served as senior director of development for the Division of Health Sciences, director of development for the College of Business and had assignments with the College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon 4-H, Extension, and the University Honors College. Mr. Escobar is a frequent speaker at CASE District VIII conferences. Previously he was the principal fundraiser for the Oregon Trail Council of Boy Scouts of America. He holds a bachelor's degree in speech communications from Oregon State University.