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Freeland opens Steel Bridge Insurance

Christoper Freeland has opened Steel Bridge Insurance at 450 First St., Suite E in Lake Oswego. Freeland grew up in Lake Oswego and graduated from Lakeridge High School in 2001.

Freeland has aligned Steel Bridge Insurance with 10 insurance providers, which he said gives the company the ability to service all individuals and their personal needs.

To learn more about the insurance brokerage firm, visit steelbridgeinsurance.com or call 503-708-0644.

Campo named senior VP at Bank of Oswego

Susan L. Campo was recently named senior vice president, chief financial officer for the Bank of Oswego. Campo began her duties at the bank’s flagship location in Lake Oswego in May with leadership responsibilities centered on the area of banking and financial operations.

Campo co-founded Northwest Bank in 2005 and served as its executive vice president, chief financial officer, overseeing that bank’s eventual merger with Western Capital Bank in 2012. She previously held local positions with Intel and U.S. Bancorp.

Areas of expertise include financial accounting, regulatory reporting, compliance, and liquidity management.

Clark named Director

of Tennis at Stafford Hills

Stafford Hills Club has hired Steve Clark, PhD as its director of tennis. He brings more than 30 years experience in the tennis industry as a player and coach at the collegiate, professional and club level.

Clark coached in the NCAA for more than 25 years, 17 of which were at nationally recognized Division 1 University of California, Irvine. During that time Clark’s teams were ranked as high as 16 in the nation with individual players ranked as high as number five in the nation. Clark himself was an All American, number two NCAA player.

His teaching philosophy includes teaching young players how to pursue everything they do with excellence, good time management and personal responsibility.

The Bank of Oswego recognized for longterm ICBA membership

The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) recently recognized The Bank of Oswego for its ten years of membership with the organization. The ICBA is the only trade association dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of the nation’s more than 7,000 commuity banks.

SCORE email marketing workshop offered

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is offering a workshop titled Email Marketing: Making it Work for You on Sept. 18 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the George R. White library, room 120 at Concordia University, 2811 NE Holman Street in Portland.

The workshop will be conducted by Lisa Creamer, who has more than 15 years experience in sales and marketing in the biotech industry.

She is a member of the Emma Team, a marketing company spcializing in email marketing.

Cost of the workshop is $35. Register online at scorepdx.org or by calling 503-326-5211.

BCA launches program to connect business leaders to art, culture

Portland’s Business for Culture & the Arts (BCA) is launching a new program to help professionals get hands-on experience with the greater Portland area’s arts and culture organizations. This new Associates program is geared to 21- to 40-year-olds who have an unexplored interes in arts and culture. For the program’s inaugural year, BCA will select 100 professionals to attend art and cultural events, learn civic engagement skills and find pathways to become active in the arts.

The Associates program will run October through May. Application deadline for the program is Sept. 16. BCA is hosting a mixer to learn more about the program on Sept. 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Raven & Rose, 1331 SW Broadway in Portland. Professionals interested in learning more about the program can learn more at bit.ly/bac-associates. The program is supported in part by a grant from the Oregon Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts; and the Fred W. Fields Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation.

Fish Marketing listed on fasting growing list

For the third consecutive year, Fish Marketing has made The Portland Business Journal’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies list, which honors businesses that have achieved the fastest sustained revenue growth.

“While we’re delightede by the recognition, we want to give credit where credit is due, “ said company founder Doug Fish. “Our sincere thanks to all the fantastic Fish clients who made it possible. We couldn’t have done it without you!”

To learn more about Fish Marketing visit fish-marketing.com.

Diamond Tea to honor female entrepreneurs

Honoring the “fire and brilliance of mission-driven women entrepreneurs,” the fifth annual Diamond Tea for women entrepreneurs will be held Oct. 5 at The Nines Hotel, 525 SW Morrison Street in Portland from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event features a modern English-style high tea and program from female entrepreneurs who have harnessed their creativity to create successful and sustainable businesses. Attendees will enjoy a celebrity style photo shoot and beauty bar, Diamontini cocktails and shopping at 18 local business exhibitor booths. The event will also raise funds for local nonprofit Deceptions/AWARE, an organization that works to prevent sex trafficking and educate children on internet dangers.

Tickets are priced at $20 each before Sept. 1; use code Early2Tea2013 online at The DiamondTea.com or call 360-600-6732. Ticket sales close Sept. 22.

Mckarem promoted at Consigning Women

Geri Mckarem has been promoted to store manager at Consigning Women. She has been with the consignment shop for three years.

Consigning Women is a consignment clothier dedicated to finding and offering the finest designer apparel, handbags and jewelry and satisfying the fashion needs of women in Oregon and southwest Washington at reasonable prices while providing customers an opportunity to recover value from their existing clothing collections.

The shop is located at 1235-B McVey Ave., in Lake Oswego.

Springs at Carman Oaks adds memory care wing

The Springs at Carman Oaks has opened a memory care wing that will provide 12 apartments and 16 rooms, some private and some semi-private.

The Springs also offers 145 independent living and 17 assisted living apartments in its Mt. Park neighborhood, located at 3800 Carman Drive. For more information visit thespringsliving.com.



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