AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50+ that is dedicated to enhancing quality of life for ALL as we age. AARP leads positive social change and delivers value to our 40 million members nationwide —530,000 in Oregon — through information, advocacy and service. Learn more about us and our work at www.aarp.org or www.aarp.org/or.
Bank of the Cascades has enjoyed trusted banking relationships with the Oregon business community for more than 33 years. The Bank’s team of professionals shares City Club of Portland’s vision to strengthen local communities. By combining a full array of banking products with exceptionally personalized service delivered by knowledgeable bankers, Bank of the Cascades helps businesses, nonprofits and individuals grow and prosper. In return, the Bank’s customers help foster economic health by banking locally. With 32 branches throughout Oregon and Idaho, Bank of the Cascades is proud to support City Club of Portland and its long-standing mission of civic engagement. For more information, visit www.botc.com or call (503) 499-5999.
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the U.S. and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by industry analysts. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions and provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its advanced fiber optic network and data centers. The company also offers entertainment services under the CenturyLinkTM PrismTM TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For more, visit www.centurylink.com.
At Miller Nash, we like to think of ourselves as an established firm with strong traditions and fresh ideas. Although our roots in the Pacific Northwest go back more than a century, we pride ourselves on being creative thinkers who are committed to serving our clients, our community and each other in smart and innovative ways.
The clients we work with represent a diverse group of businesses, non-profits, public entities and individuals. The lawyers who serve them are known not only for their unparalleled expertise in business law and commercial litigation, but also for their dedication, innovation and tenacity. And behind it all is a cohesive team of paralegals, librarians, accountants and administrative staff members who add value at every point of contact.
Whether you're working with our Portland, Seattle, Vancouver or Central Oregon office, you can be confident that you’re in the hands of a team of experts whose primary goal is your success.
Morel Ink, Portland-based and locally owned, is a print industry leader in providing diverse lines of products and services. Experts in Commercial Printing, Direct Mail and Promotional Products, Morel Ink offers everything you need to promote, grow and brand your unique business. Morel Ink- Print anything, mail anywhere.
NW Natural celebrates more than 150 years of serving the Pacific Northwest!
January 7, 1859 marked the birth of NW Natural five weeks before Oregon became the union’s 33rd state. Today, NW Natural serves approximately 655,000 residential and business customers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. It is the largest independent natural gas utility in the Pacific Northwest and has consistently been one of the fastest-growing gas distribution companies in the nation. As a local business, NW Natural is committed to community involvement and working to solve social problems and improve the quality of life in the Northwest. It is in that spirit that we proudly support City Club Friday Forums.
With more than 700 lawyers in 18 offices across the United States and in China, Perkins Coie represents great companies across a wide range of industries and stages of growth—from start-ups to FORTUNE 100 corporations. We have an extensive, successful community service program that supports and promotes community service activities for attorneys and staff. At the firm level, Perkins Coie makes charitable contributions to deserving organizations, such as City Club of Portland. We are committed to continuing our efforts in sharing our knowledge and resources with the communities in which we do business. We are extremely pleased to be a City Club of Portland sponsor.
Portland General Electric (PGE) is a recognized leader in the utility industry with more than a century of experience delivering safe, reliable power to 829,000 retail customers in the Northwest.
Through proactive and open communication, we strive to maintain an ongoing, constructive dialogue with our regulators and customers, whose input helps shape our decisions on supplying future resource needs. We work at the federal, state, regional and local levels in analyzing and advocating for policies that benefit our customers, business and stakeholders.
We have a long history of volunteerism and strategic investments that reflects the following values of our employees and customers – a sustainable economy and environment, workforce development, a strong education system, customer safety and assistance to help connect low-income customers with financial assistance programs.
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon is a leading health plan in Oregon, with nearly 750,000 members, offering health, life and dental insurance. Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon is a nonprofit independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, and is affiliated with Regence BlueShield of Idaho, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah and Regence BlueShield (selected counties in Washington). Together, the companies serve more than two million members in the Northwest/Intermountain Region. The Regence affiliated companies are committed to improving the health of its members and communities, and to transforming the health care system. For more information, please visit www.regence.com or www.twitter.com/RegenceOregon.
Northwest regional law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt has a long history of civic engagement. We believe a vibrant, diverse, engaged and well-informed citizenry enhances the livability and enriches the culture of our communities and their attractiveness to individuals and businesses. These are values we share with City Club of Portland, which provides access and insight on the most current and relevant issues facing our state and region.
Schwabe firm members have long been active participants in City Club's governance, programs and research, and we are proud to serve as a corporate sponsor.
The Standard, a leading provider of financial products and services, works to help people achieve the financial security they need to pursue their dreams with confidence. Our company was founded with a strong commitment to the communities where our employees live and work. That commitment continues more than 100 years later through sponsorships of like-minded organizations like City Club. Learn more about us at www.standard.com.
Oregon-based law firm Tonkon Torp is known for its commitment to the community: through their pro bono efforts on behalf of individuals and non-profit corporations; through their civic involvement and charitable giving; and through the leadership roles that their attorneys fill in the Portland community. Tonkon Torp's founders set a standard for community service and leadership that the firm is proud to uphold today. Tonkon Torp supports many of the Northwest's most important non-profit organizations through financial support and donation of in-kind services. Individually, many of their attorneys serve on boards and committees of organizations devoted to improving the quality of life for Northwest citizens.
The Port of Portland helps connect people and products to places around the world through our marine terminals and airports. Our public mission is complete when our work supports the long-term economic health of the region, integrates community concerns and ideas and incorporates responsible environmental stewardship. Like City Club, we understand the value of engaging with citizens, and we are continuously learning how to better serve our community. We support the City Club’s New Leaders Council because it provides an important forum for thoughtful discussion, where people and entities with different perspectives can learn from one another.
AKT LLP, CPAs and Business Consultants is an Oregon based financial firm with roots dating back to 1973. Our firm prides itself on our local community involvement and helping our clients achieve their financial goals. We provide tax, accounting and consulting services to private, public and non profit organizations and to the individuals who make them successful. Serving clients throughout the west from locations in Oregon, California, and Alaska, AKT specializes in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, construction, telecommunications, public sector, growth service and emerging companies among others. Other affiliates include Wealth Advisors LP, Benefit Advisors LP, and Retirement Plan Solutions LP.
DHM Research is a highly respected leader in opinion research, providing consultation for private, public, and non-profit clients with planning and decision-making through telephone and online surveys, focus groups, large group studies, one-on-one interviews, public outreach, and the development and utilization of online panels. We are non-partisan and independent, specializing in providing high-quality and advanced research tailored to our clients’ needs. We are also a woman owned minority business.
Located in Portland, Oregon our reputation for objectivity and thoroughness is represented by years of providing qualitative and quantitative opinion research services and long-standing relationships with our clients. Both individually and as a firm, we are passionate about the issues we research and strive to do work promoting social and economic well-being locally, nationally, and globally.