Win Tickets ($260): Portland CFO of the Year Awards @ The Nines | Honoring Those Financial Pros in Oregon & SW Washington w/ Strong Record of Innovation

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Portland CFO of the Year Awards @ The Nines on May 17. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, May 14.


From our sponsors:
CFO of the Year Awards
May 17, 2018
All Ages | 11:15am | Starts at $130
More info:

The Nines
525 SW Morrison St., Portland, OR

The CFO of an organization is a vital and often overlooked position in creating business success. This award honors those financial professionals in Oregon and SW Washington with a strong record of innovation in their fields, outstanding performance in their businesses and a clear track record of meaningful community involvement.

In addition to the award ceremony, hear from Portland Trail Blazers President & CEO, Chris McGowan and the VP Of Finance for the Blazers, Bill Christensen in a Q&A. We’ll discuss the internal relationship between the two executives, the trajectory of the Blazers organization and so much more. Be sure to register to learn from not only our exemplary honorees, but these two Blazer executives as well.

There is much to learn from all of these individuals, don’t miss the chance to surround yourself with this success!

2018 Honorees

Small Company Category (under 10M in revenue)

  • David Lowe-Rogstad | Owen Jones
  • Laura McMurray | Hillsboro Hops Baseball Club
  • Mark Swinth |

Medium Company Category (10-50M in revenue)

  • Martin Day | Janrain Inc.
  • Evan Karp | Domaine Serene
  • Jeff Neal | Teufel Landscape

Large Company Category (over 50M in revenue)

  • David Diekmann | Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Linda Pearce | Tillamook County Creamery Association
  • Bill Rich | East West Tea Co. (Yogi Tea)
  • Ryan Vestal | Vacasa

Nonprofit Category

  • Brian Doran | Travel Portland
  • Tom Horey | DePaul Industries
  • Tanja Lux | Human Solutions

Public Company Category

  • Dan Ford | CUI Global, Inc.
  • Nikki Kobliha | PacifiCorp
  • Lorie Tekorius | The Greenbrier Companies

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23 Responses to Win Tickets ($260): Portland CFO of the Year Awards @ The Nines | Honoring Those Financial Pros in Oregon & SW Washington w/ Strong Record of Innovation

  1. JACOB April 17, 2018 at 4:58 pm #

    I would love to go to this!

  2. Jeannie Pruett April 18, 2018 at 2:33 pm #

    Interesting. I could learn a thing or two from this.

  3. Anna April 19, 2018 at 2:56 pm #

    I need to get out more and network for my career and this sounds fun!

  4. Rebecca Hilberg April 20, 2018 at 9:29 am #

    This could definitely be a learning experience! Can I create a QR code to my LinkedIn account for this event? Haha!

  5. Jamie Veira April 24, 2018 at 1:02 pm #

    Please and thank you!

  6. molli taylor April 24, 2018 at 7:18 pm #

    this is the industry i am getting into, i think attending these awards would be inspiring.

  7. Jolisa Cecchini April 25, 2018 at 9:08 pm #

    My daughter graduates in May from Linfield College with a degree in Finance. this would be a great motivational opportunity to take her to. Also a great networking opportunity !

  8. Courtney Morstad April 27, 2018 at 11:15 am #

    Myself and a team member from my company are very interested in attending and supporting this award. Great networking opportunities here!

  9. Victoria doyle April 27, 2018 at 2:42 pm #

    I would love to go to this. Me and my girl friend just started our own sewing buissness and we would love to meet n greet and hear local buissness women or men on how to be suxcessful. And it would be a great experience and it would be fun. Please pick me….

  10. Jennifer Le May 1, 2018 at 12:13 pm #

    I would love to go to this event because I know I will be able to learn quite a lot from all the successful people in the room. It’s always been my dream to go to these type of award dinners because it motivates me to work harder. I appreciate PDX pipeline for opening doors for anyone to participate in these types of events.

  11. steadyseefoo May 1, 2018 at 1:36 pm #

    great program, thanks for the chance!

  12. Daniela May 1, 2018 at 2:12 pm #

    I think this would be an informational experience for myself. I would love to find a successful mentor to help guide me in my career path and this seems like the perfect networking experience. Please pick me! :)

  13. RJW May 1, 2018 at 2:13 pm #

    CFOs? I like money!

  14. Anna May 3, 2018 at 3:24 pm #

    This sounds like a great networking opportunity and of course fun too!

  15. Kimberly S. May 8, 2018 at 12:22 pm #

    Id love to go to this and bring my bf who is new to the Portland scene. I would make the absolute most of this and appreciate it so much!

  16. Megan May 8, 2018 at 5:07 pm #

    Yes! I’d love to go to this with my coworker and meet some of the leaders in the Portland business market!

  17. Keith May 8, 2018 at 8:11 pm #

    Sounds like a good chance to network and mingle!

  18. Seth Holmes May 9, 2018 at 8:20 am #

    Would love to see this event and encourage/applaud the CFOs

  19. Brad May 9, 2018 at 10:57 am #

    Sounds like a great event to see and meet PDX movers and shakers.

  20. JoVonne Mason May 10, 2018 at 3:36 pm #

    Not only would this be informative but also what an extremely valuable networking event. I would appreciate this opportunity so much!

  21. Cheryl Layne May 10, 2018 at 7:50 pm #

    I would love to go to support the recipients!

  22. Lidio May 10, 2018 at 9:08 pm #

    Wow! What an exciting event! I’d love the opportunity to mingle with these awesome local business people. This sounds like an excellent networking opportunity.

  23. Rossana May 16, 2018 at 8:41 pm #

    Please ! It is our anniversary ! I,d love to surprise my hubby !

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