OK 14: OWNERS AND LEADERS IN SMALL TO MEDIUM BUSINESSES
Team 14 members are owners and key employees in small to medium sized businesses.
Meeting time: Fourth Thursday of the month from 9am – 12pm
Bea is the Director of Development & Communications at the Deschutes River Conservancy. She has over 25 years of professional experience in marketing, communications, fundraising, management, business development, strategic program development and organizational development. Bea holds an MBA from the University of Oregon and a B.A. from Randolph-Macon Woman's College.
Lindsey Pate, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Glass House Grown, studied biology at Sonoma State University and was recognized for many contributions as a student leader. Lindsey was awarded a National Science Foundation grant during her undergrad program to study invertebrate endocrinology at the University of Southeast Alaska. After graduating, Lindsey followed her passions as an Outdoor Leader with a focus on at-risk youth in the back country. Since making the transition to cannabis, she has become an active voice in the Oregon cannabis community: meeting with county planners, speaking at legislative public hearings to address the needs of cannabis producers and processors, and participating on the Marijuana Advisory Committee for Deschutes County.
The last 7 years of my career have been dedicated to accounting and tax. The prior 16 years were spent mostly in project management and sales. Did a lot of international work during those 16 years. Degree is in international business with a Western European focus and a Spanish minor all earned from SDSU in 1994.
I am a self taught technologist, focusing on the integration of technology in the workplace at Redhawk Network Security, LLC. My goal is to create easier acceptance of technology and it's necessity in the modern day workplace. Taking it a step further my hope is to provide exceptional technical support that people enjoy.
I am currently a Real Estate Broker in the residential and commercial markets with Bend Luxury Realty. In the past I built a business in China, Art and Soul Business Development, acting as a design and production firm for clients in N. America and Europe. Clients such as Michael's Craft Stores hired me to design and then run production for them in multiple factories in China. The product line was wall décor. Prior to that I spent 18 years in the corporate arena working as a regional sales manager and product designer.