Les Schwab Tire Centers is one of the most iconic Northwest based companies, driven by Les' absolute long term commitment to his employees. Les was kind to me since he worked with my father, who represented one of his major vendors, for more than 40 years. Growing up I probably visited 50 Les Schwab stores … Continue reading Are Les Schwab and Meritage a Good Fit?
By Jeff Manning - October 12, 2016 MORO, Ore. -- Mile upon mile of golden stubble -- the remains of this summer's wheat harvest -- surround this tiny town in the high plains of north-central Oregon. The soft white wheat grown by nearly 900 area farmers is the region's economic engine. That engine would soon sputter … Continue reading The Oregonian – How Measure 97 Might Affect Oregon Businesses
By Brent Hunsberger - August 30, 2014 I recently looked inside Intel’s workplace retirement fund. My logic board just about locked up. Intel Corp. is Oregon's largest private employer and, as a result, carries a big burden. Nearly 18,000 employees in the state rely heavily on the company's three retirement plans to ensure they will … Continue reading The Oregonian – What’s inside Intel’s retirement plans? Hedge funds. Lots of ’em.