Jordan Wiley from Doctors without Borders

Jordan Wiley from Doctors without Borders

Monday, May 19, 2014 in Guest Speakers

Jordan Wiley, an emergency coordinator with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Jordan worked in CAR most recently in January and February of this year. Earlier, he worked there in August and September 2013, and from June to December 2010. Jordan has also worked with Doctors Without Borders in countries including Chad, Sudan Haiti and Nigeria. He is based in Portland, Oregon. He originally joined Doctors Without Borders as a logistician in 2008 and now handles more senior roles, often as a project coordinator responsible for a team of medical and …

Jefferson Smith

Jefferson Smith

Monday, May 12, 2014 in Guest Speakers

Jefferson Smith (born June 29, 1973) is an Oregon Democratic politician, founder of the Bus Project and a former member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 47 in east Portland, having been elected in 2008. He was a candidate for Mayor of Portland in 2012, being one of two candidates to advance beyond the primary election, but lost to Charlie Hales in the November general election. He served in the 2012 Legislative session, but to facilitate his run for mayor he did not run for reelection to the …

John Mitchell - M & H Economic Consultants

John Mitchell – M & H Economic Consultants

Monday, May 5, 2014 in Guest Speakers

John Mitchell received his B.A. degree from Williams College and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Oregon. He is a fellow of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He was a professor of economics at Boise State University for 13 years, before joining U.S. Bancorp in July of 1983. He was Chief Economist of U.S. Bancorp until July of 1998 and served as Economist Western Region for US Bank until July of 2007. He wrote …

Bernie Bottomly-Portland Business Alliance

Bernie Bottomly-Portland Business Alliance

Monday, April 7, 2014 in Guest Speakers

The Portland Economy – working hard or hardly working?Bernie is an Oregon native, born and raised in Beaverton. He attended the University of Oregon where he earned his bachelor’s degree in political science.He served as District Administration for U.S. Congressman Les AuCoin for almost a decade with responsibility for natural resource, transportation and economic development policy. He also served for nine years as legislative director for Tri-Met with responsibility for state and regional legislative affairs, regional transportation and finance policy.Prior to joining the Alliance, Bernie was the director of community …

Tatiana Perry- Identity Theft, What is going on today and how can we prevent it?

Tatiana Perry- Identity Theft, What is going on today and how can we prevent it?

Monday, March 24, 2014 in Guest Speakers

Tatiana came to the US in 1995 after graduating from a university in Russia with the double teaching degree.Tatiana’s practice emphasizes securities and corporate law and mergers and acquisitions of private and public companies. A portion of her practice focuses on representing financial institutions, money managers and investment funds. Tatiana’s representative transactions include: • Sale of NIKE Bauer to an investor group led by Kohlberg& Company. • Sale of assets of Dental Components, Inc. to Danaher Corporation. • Acquisitions of Converse, Inc., Official Starter LLC and Hurley International LLC by NIKE, Inc. • Merger of …

Angela Pilato-retired Air Force Lt. Col.

Angela Pilato-retired Air Force Lt. Col.

Monday, March 10, 2014 in Guest Speakers

Angel Pilato, a retired Air Force Lt. Col., discusses the events of the sixties and how they affected her decision to join the Air Force at the height of the Vietnam conflict. She was the first woman officer to manage an officers’ club and the first to be assigned to run one on a fighter base in Southeast Asia during the war.Her recently completed memoir Angel’s Truck Stop, A Woman’s Love, Laughter, and Loss during the Vietnam War recounts her experiences while stationed at Udorn Air Base in Thailand from 1971 to 1972. There, …

Sustainable Development, One Firm’s Story -Rene Loveland, Gerding Elden

Sustainable Development, One Firm’s Story -Rene Loveland, Gerding Elden

Monday, February 24, 2014 in Guest Speakers, Uncategorized

Gerding Edlen is a local development and asset management company focused on building prosperity through transformative buildings, vibrant communities and investment quality assets. Their Sustainability Manager Renee Loveland will tell us about their landmark projects, their impact in Portland and other markets, and the key attributes of sustainable buildings.Renee Loveland has over 15 years of experience in real estate development and leads sustainability initiatives both internally and across Gerding Edlen’s investment management portfolio. Responsible for all sustainability metrics and portfolio-level reporting, Renee is also a co-creator of Gerding Edlen’s Livable Place …

Gov Barbara Roberts

Gov Barbara Roberts

Monday, February 3, 2014 in Guest Speakers

Please join us for another great meeting. We do need you to RSVP to make sure we have enough seats, food and beverages. Space will be limited.Join the PNG Rotary Club and the City Club of Portland for a joint event featuring an intimate discussion with former Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts as she talks about her journey and lessons on leadership. This event is co-produced by young leaders from the Rotary Club’s New Generations and the City Club of Portland’s New Leaders Collective.

Jon Zwick, Multnomah County Sheriff Deputy

Jon Zwick, Multnomah County Sheriff Deputy

Monday, January 20, 2014 in Guest Speakers

Please join us for another great guest speaker. First visit is free.Jon is on the Multnomah County Sherriff’s Department Warrant Strike Team & a member of the US Marshall’s Fugitive Task Team.

ShelterBox: Bill Woodward

ShelterBox: Bill Woodward

Monday, January 13, 2014 in Guest Speakers

ShelterBox is an international disaster relief charity that provides temporary shelter and life saving supplies to displaced families.Founded in 2000, it has responded to 240 natural or man-made disasters 24 this past year) in 80 countries,[supplying aid to more than 1,000,000 people, and delivers emergency shelter and warmth to the most vulnerable people made homeless worldwide.The contents of a ShelterBox are tailored to the nature and location of the disaster.Each ShelterBox typically contains a tent designed to withstand extreme weather conditions, water purification kit, blankets, tools, and other necessities to …