OBI Research & Education Foundation

The OBI Research and Education Foundation engages in a wide variety of research projects designed to assess economic and other aspects of current public policy as well as provide objective guidance for the development of future policies.  The Foundation is based on the principle that high quality research and analysis enable business leaders and public officials to make informed and objective decisions that enhance the quality of life for all Oregonians.  The Foundation is headed by a seven member Board of Directors.

OBI Research and Education Foundation Board of Directors:

Pat McCormick, Chair
Partner, AM:PM PR, LLC

Mike Freese, Secretary/Treasurer
Vice President, Oregon Business & Industry

Jay M. Clemens
Interim Executive Manager, Oregon Business & Industry

Neil Nelson
President and Chief Executive Officer, Siltronic Corporation

Howard Werth
Chief Financial Officer, Leupold & Stevens, Inc.

Duncan Wyse
President, Oregon Business Council