About the Chapter

Welcome to the Northwest Chapter of The ESOP Association. The Northwest Chapter is one of 18 chapters of The ESOP Association that provides educational services and resources to member companies in Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.

Our Mission is to be advocates for employee ownership by providing meaningful programming and networking opportunities for members and potential members.

Officers

President: Jessica Ernst, Recology (Oregon)
Vice President: Crystal Donner, Perteet, Inc. (Washington)
Vice President: Kris English, HealthCare Resource Group (Washington)
Vice President: Katrina Haney, DKS Associates (Oregon)
Vice President: Sean Jackson, Bob’s Red Mill (Oregon)
Vice President: Janeece Higgins, Alaska Rubber and Supply (Alaska)
Immediate Past President: Judy Lippel, Sletten Construction

Executive Committee:

Lynn Archer, Lathrop & Gage
Kim Blaugher, Principal Financial Group
Nick Braun, Chartwell Financial Advisory
PJ Carstens, Foster Pepper
Kathryn Daly, Independent ESOP Advocate
Sean Purdy, Deschutes Brewery, (Erin Rankin, Deschutes Brewery – Alternate)
Randy Shrake, Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

Membership Chair:
Donny Springer, Columbia Financial Advisors

Chapter Administrator:
Jenifer McDonald - jenifer@nw-esop.org


The Northwest Chapter is planning several casual events in 2017 - called ESOP Hour - they are to allow for informal networking in various cities throughout the chapter.