Ehren Cahill is a fitness professional, business consultant, and credentialed pianist. He grew up in McMinnville, Oregon, and studied economics and piano at Linfield College before pursuing fitness and graduate business studies in New England. He lives now in Hartford, Connecticut, serving as an online fitness instructor as well as a business and branding advisor to individuals in the medical, legal, and digital media industries.
Ehren studied with Rhonda Rizzo for classical training, Dana Libonati for jazz and ensemble instructions and Albert Kim for collegiate performance and theory. He has been recognized for completion of Level 10 Piano Syllabus by the Oregon Music Teachers Association, as well as regional awards for competitions in Contemporary, Baroque, and Romantic piano performance. He has headlined at Carlton’s A Walk in the Park and been featured for solo performance at Linfield College, Soter Vineyards, Community Plate, and the McMinnville Public Library Foundation. Ehren toured with the McMinnville Twilighter’s through Las Vegas and southern California in 2014 and was hired as lead pianist for Gallery Theater’s The Wiz. He performed in the 2017 Linfield College Honor’s Recital and debuted his own compositions later that season.
At Linfield College, Ehren was introduced to his class as the scholarship winner for the summer essay competition. He served as a senator for the freshman class and was elected to serve as Student Government Vice President and Student Representative for the Linfield College Board of Trustees by the end of his first year. During his studies, Ehren competed in Division III Tennis and Swimming under coaches Carl Swanson and Kyle Kimball. Ehren was hired as a peer advisor under the supervision of Faun Tiedge for Freshman Colloquium and as a teaching assistant for Principles of Economics under Randy Grant. Ehren is the youngest graduate from Linfield College and the youngest member of the Linfield College Board of Trustees.
While at Linfield, Ehren served in a number of roles off campus. Having grown up in Yamhill county, he worked for Community Plate, a local eatery, and served as a swim instructor and lifeguard in Carlton, Oregon. As a sophomore, he became the lead intern for Lemonade Day, a three month-long program hosted through the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce. In the summer that followed, Ehren accepted an internship with Nordstrom at Clackamas Town Center under manager Sadie Voeks, three time winner of Nordstrom’s President’s Cup.
After studying at Linfield, Ehren began coursework to earn his certification as a Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise. He completed an internship with Courthouse Athletics in Salem, OR, following his certification and moved to Hartford in the weeks that followed. Since moving, he has had the opportunity to work with organizations such as the New Haven Pride Center for fundraisers and community events.
In 2019, he earned a specialization in Sports Nutrition for his personal training certificate. Ehren has also earned credentials in Zumba, Strong, and Barre. He maintains membership for ZIN, SYNC, and carries insurance and appropriate licensure for all classes offered. More information about fitness services and experience is available upon request.
Ehren Cahill completed his MBA in 2019 from the University of Hartford. He served as a graduate assistant in the Barney School of Business, supporting and tutoring international graduate business students. Other projects included creation and presentation of a social media campaign for the school and strategic recruitment and engagement for the graduate program. He started his business studies at Oregon State University, specializing in business law coursework under the direction of David Feeney, JD. Ehren transferred to University of Hartford at the end of Spring 2018 completed his graduate studies in a total of nine months.
While in school, Ehren worked as an intern for Goman+York Property Advisors. The work included a range of private and public sector projects, primarily including data analytics, geographic information systems, and project management. Ehren continues to assist on projects through the creative studio under the supervision of Dusty McMahan ranging from collegiate estate planning to routine organizational tasks.
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