Congrats! OBA Members Shine Among “Most Admired”

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Members Nike, Intel, Columbia Sportswear, OHSU, and Providence Health & Services rank in top 5 overall in Portland Business Journal‘s 2014 Most Admired Companies List

OBA is proud to recognize member companies recognized recently by the Portland Business Journal following rankings by more than 500 Oregon and southwest Washington CEOs as “Oregon’s 2014 Most Admired Companies.” Following are OBA members recognized with the honor in the “All Industries” listing:

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November 4 2014: Election Night Parties!

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vote 2014

 

We’re adding events as we receive them to our list of election night events! Check back for updates.

U.S. Senate

  • Sen. Jeff Merkley: Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, 921 SW 6th Avenue Portland,  7:30-11:30 p.m.
  • Dr. Monica Wehby: Sentinel Hotel, 614 SW 11th Ave., Portland, 7 p.m.

Governor’s Race

  • Gov. John Kitzhaber: Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, 921 SW 6th Avenue Portland,  7:30-11:30p.m.
  • Rep. Dennis Richardson: Monarch Hotel, 12566 SE 93rd Ave., Clackamas, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

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OBA’s Ryan Deckert and others Speak Out on Negative Campaign Rhetoric

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Published by The Oregonian on Oct. 31, 2014

By Ryan Deckert, Jeff Stone and Bill Perry

We, as leaders of business and agricultural groups in Oregon that represent leading employers in both small and large businesses, know that elections are rough-and-tumble and rhetoric and anecdote can sometimes substitute for facts and data.  We get it – and largely accept that this is the nature of modern political campaigns.  That is why we have never ...

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Shankar Vedantam to Keynote OBA Statesman Dinner

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Join Us October 21 for the 14th Annual OBA Statesman Dinner at the Oregon Convention Center with Keynote Speaker Shankar Vetantam

Join us for a night of celebrating science, discovery and the power of human potential as we honor the Knight Cancer Challenge and Phil and Penny Knight with the 2014 Statesman of the Year award.
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Keynote Speaker Shankar Vedantam,
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OBA Announces Early Endorsements

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Election 2014: OBA Endorses Legislative Champions


Oregon Business Association’s Political Action Committee (PAC) today announced its early support of members of the Oregon House of Representatives and Senate running in the November 2014 general election. John Russell, President of Russell Development Co. is OBA PAC Chair.

“This is our chance every two years to recognize a group of leaders in the state who make tough decisions to enhance Oregon’s economic competitiveness and quality of life,” Russell ...

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