PDX HR LEADERSHIP FORUM

December 8, 2021 | Moda Center

An Executive Community Led by your Peers 

The PDX HR Leadership Forum is an invitation only summit for HR Executives from the leading brands in the Portland area. Hosted at the Moda Center, the forum is steered by a leadership team of HR Executives. These executives are responsible for driving the strategic direction of the forum, ensuring the sessions bring relevant content and maximum value. 

 

The PDX HR Leadership Forum is part of the PDX Executive Forums, a series of summits created to build a stronger community among brand executives in the greater Portland Metro area. Speakers, topics, attendees and partners are selected through a nomination process and participate by invitation only.  

 
 

LEADERSHIP TEAM

The Forum is steered by the Leadership Team. These executives are responsible for the strategic direction of the Forum, and each of the sessions are structured to bring relevant content and maximum value. 

Sarah Petrone
Sarah Petrone

Portland Trail Blazers

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Anne Mersereau-headshot
isaac Dixon
isaac Dixon

Portland State University

Susy Dunn
Susy Dunn

Act-On Software

Sarah Petrone

Vice President

Global Human Resources

RealWear

Isaac Dixon

AVP 

Human Resources

Portland State University 

Susy Dunn

Chief People Officer

Zapproved 

Anne Mersereau

Vice President,

Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion

Portland General Electric

Richelle Luther
Richelle Luther
Carla Balen
Carla Balen
Janell Simmons
Janell Simmons

Carla Balen

Head of People

Organically Grown

Company

Richelle Luther

Senior Vice President &

Chief Human Resources

Officer

Columbia Sportswear

Janell Simmons

Chief Human Resources Officer

Oregon Lottery

Stephanie Richmond
Stephanie Richmond

Papa Murphy's Intl

Amanda Vincenti
Amanda Vincenti
Paul Sale
Paul Sale

PGE

Stephanie Bastin-Wells
Stephanie Bastin-Wells

Vacasa

Stephanie Richmond

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Papa Murphy's Intl. 

Amanda Vincenti

Vice President,

Human Resources

Wacom Technologies Group

Paul Sale

HR Leader

Portland General Electric

Stephanie Bastin-Wells

Head of Employee Experience

Vacasa

Cindy Nilsson
Cindy Nilsson

Gerding Edlin

Wayne Young
Wayne Young

Genesis Financial

Laura Stepp
Laura Stepp

Jama Software

Monique Little
Monique Little

First Tech Credit Union

Cindy Nilsson

Director of Human Resources

Gerding Edlen  

Wayne Young

Chief Human Resources Officer

Genesis Financial

Laura Stepp

Chief People Officer

Vesta Corporation 

Monique Little

Chief People Officer

First Tech Credit Union

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Daimler

Tia Coachman
Tia Coachman
Mary Lou True
Mary Lou True

Moda Health

Erin Reeves
Erin Reeves

Urban Airship

Keli Van Holde

Director of People

Zapproved

Tia Coachman

Founder

Affirma 

Erin Reeves

Senior Director

Human Resources

Urban Airship

Mary Lou True

Vice President

Human Resources

Moda Health

Bobbi Stedman
Bobbi Stedman

Port of Portland

Brian Keegan
Brian Keegan

PCC Structurals

Keagan Keer
Keagan Keer

Vestas

Mindy Harter
Mindy Harter

Leatherman

Brian Keegan

Vice President

Human Resources

PCC Structurals, Inc. 

Keagan Keer

Vice President

People and Culture

Vestas

Bobbi Stedman

Chief Human Resources Officer 

Port of Portland 

Mindy Harter

Vice President

Human Resources

LifePort, Inc.

Stephanie Neuvirth
Stephanie Neuvirth

Banfield Pet Hospital

Aliza Scott
Aliza Scott

Tektronix

Jeff Eyman
Jeff Eyman

TEC Equipment

Vanessa Rakowitz-Holloway
Vanessa Rakowitz-Holloway

Portland Timbers

Aliza Scott

Vice President

Human Resources

Tektronix

Stephanie Neuvirth

Senior Vice President

Human Resources

Banfield Pet Hospital

Jeff Eyman

Chief Human Resources Officer

TEC Equipment

Vanessa Rakowitz-Holloway

Director of HR

Portland Timbers

Jennifer Lowrance
Jennifer Lowrance
Jennifer Webster
Jennifer Webster
Andrea Herron
Andrea Herron
Sarah outlaw
Sarah outlaw

Jennifer Lowrance

Senior 

Human Resources Manager

M Financial Group

Jennifer Webster

Vice President

Human Resources

Zoom + Care

Andrea Herron

Senior Director

Human Resources

WebMD Health Services

Bettina Davis
Bettina Davis
Susan Bruechner
Susan Bruechner

CHRO, The Standard

Rhonda Palos
Rhonda Palos
Kara Beeler
Kara Beeler

Tektronix

Sarah Outlaw

Director, Human Resources

Weiden + Kennedy

Bettina Davis

Former Vice President Human Resources

SolarWorld USA

Rhonda Palos

Vice President

Human Resources

Oregon Humane Society

Kara Beeler

Vice President

Human Resources

Tektronix

Susan Bruechner

CHRO

The Standard

PDX EXECUTIVE FORUMS

The HR Leadership Forum is part of the PDX Executive Forums, a series of invitation only summits for Portland brand executives. 

 
 

REGISTER

Attendance is by invitation only. To learn about the invitation process,

please contact info@pdxexecutiveforums.com

Inquiries

For any inquiries please contact info@pdxexecutiveforums.com

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Thank You to our Sponsors

Sponsors are nominated by the forum leadership team. For more information about sponsorship contact info@pdxexecutiveforums.com 

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