The Event

2018 Event Details

May 23, 2018
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Governor Ballroom, 4th Floor
614 SW 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97205


In celebration of our 15th Anniversary, a special keynote panel featuring representatives from past recipients in all three award categories will be featured.

Deb Hatcher

Founder, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer
A to Z Wineworks
2017 Small Business Recipient

Tony Hopson

President & CEO
Self Enhancement, Inc.
2005 Not-for-profit Recipient

Tom Kelly

Neil Kelly, Inc.
2010 Business Category Recipient

Dick Clark

Chief Executive Officer
The Portland Clinic
Panel Moderator

2018 Recipients

Large Business

Small Business


2018 Recipient Videos


Hosted by

Hosted by the Rotary Club of Portland

Presented by

Presented by KGW Media Group

Corporate Sponsors

Contributor Sponsors

Table Sponsors

The Burns Family

Half Table Sponsors


The Barnett Firm

Neil Kelly

Filter Digital

Heritage Bank

Waddell & Reed

GBD Architects

UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Special Thanks


Oregon Ethics in Business Steering Committee

Mike Rosenberg, Veracity
Committee Chair

Dick Clark, The Portland Clinic
Nominations Committee Chair

Robert Kraft, Kraft Custom Construction
Event Co-Chair

Patti Whitcomb, Willamette University
Event Co-Chair

Maria Schell, Oregon State University
Scholarships Chair

Corinn deTorres, Rotary Club of Portland

Dev Dion, Shriners Hospital
District Liaison

Jim Dodson, Filter
Sponsorship Chair

Phil Levinson
Selection Committee Chair

Richard Wingard, Maginnis & Carey LLP

Michael Sander, Sortis Capital

Dan Edwards, Aronson Security Group

John Harrison, UBS Financial Services

Joel Beaudoin, Century Benefits

Chris Bartell, Super Powers Academy

Terry Goldman, Canopy by Hilton Portland

Blue Ribbon Panel Selection Committee

Each year a panel of local CEOs and business leaders review completed nominations to select the Oregon Ethics in Business Awards recipients.

We appreciate their time and dedication to helping honor organizations going beyond the expected for our community.

Review past event pages to see previous Blue Ribbon Selection Panel Committee members.

Past Events


June 21, 2017
Portland Art Museum

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Lisa Sedlar, CEO of Green Zebra


LARGE BUSINESS: Walsh Construction Co.

SMALL BUSINESS: A to Z Wineworks

NONPROFIT BUSINESS: Birch Community Services


June 7, 2016
Portland Art Museum

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Dr. Joe Robertson, OHSU Foundation


LARGE BUSINESS: Leupold & Stevens Inc.

SMALL BUSINESS: David H. Sutherland & Co., Inc.

NONPROFIT BUSINESS: Oregon Humane Society


June 17, 2015
Portland Art Museum

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Jim Bernau, Willamette Valley Vineyards


LARGE BUSINESS: Chris King Precision Components

SMALL BUSINESS: Schommer and Sons

NONPROFIT BUSINESS: Raphael House of Portland


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Past keynote presenters

Recipients & Finalists

Past recipients and finalists including nonprofits, small business, large business and individuals.

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