News & Notes
Steve Redman and Hong Wolfe, owners of Windermere Willamette Valley Real Estate, with offices in Corvallis and Albany, have announced their acquisition of the Windermere Central Oregon operations, with offices in Bend, Redmond and Sunriver.
The combined offices have 100 agents, and had sales in excess of $250 million last year. Windermere is the largest regional real estate company in the Western United States, with more than 300 offices and 7,000 agents. Windermere also was recently named one of the most trusted real estate companies in the country by Lifestyle Research.
Further information is available at 541-754-6101 or www.windermere.com.
Officers & Directors
The Corvallis Public Schools Foundation recently announced officers and directors for 2016-17.
The foundation is governed by a volunteer board of trustees. Officers are chair, Bill Humphreys Jr., Citizens Bank; secretary, Karen MacEwan, Corvallis Radiology; and treasurer, Anissa Arthenayake, Citizens Bank. Trustees are Jen Costa, Barnhisel Willis Barlow Stephens & Costa, P.C.; Bronwyn Evans, Edward Jones; Elizabeth French, CH2M Hill; Joel Howe, Evashevski, Elliot, Cihak and Hediger, P.C.; Lisa Langeliers, Hewlett-Packard Co.; Daniel Lopez-Cevallos, Oregon State University; Scott Spiegelberg, OSU; Mike Unsworth, emeritus, OSU; Sunita Vasdev, OSU; and Dawn Vermeulen, community volunteer.
The foundation was founded in 1996 with the vision to build public support for public education in order to provide enrichment opportunities, and to honor and develop outstanding teachers. For more information or to make a donation, call 541-757-5857 or visit cpsfoundation.org.
Training & Development
Two physicians at Corvallis Family Medicine PC, Mark Rampton and Tim Quiner, recently were recertified by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Board certification is an indicator that a doctor has the knowledge, experience and skills necessary to provide high-quality patient care. Though voluntary, ABFM certification is recognized as signifying excellence in the practice of family medicine. To receive the certification, a physician must pass a written examination every seven to 10 years and complete several hours of continuing medical education. All physicians at Corvallis Family Medicine are board certified.
Greg Bachman and Jeff Griggs of Spectrum Strategic Capital Management in Corvallis have earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
The CFA charter, the most recognized investment credential in the world, represents a tradition of upholding standards of education and integrity. The charter is recognized by employers, investment professionals and investors as the standard that measures the competence, integrity and dedication of investment professionals.
Recipients of the CFA charter have completed the CFA program, a graduate-level, self-study curriculum and three examinations.
Bachman, chief investment officer and partner of SSCM, has worked in the financial industry for 19 years. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Bachman also is a Certified Financial Planner with a background in portfolio management and all aspects of financial planning for businesses and individuals.
Griggs, portfolio manager, began his financial career at SSCM five years ago after earning a degree in finance from Oregon State University. He is responsible for developing and maintaining all capital market and macroeconomic forecasts, model portfolios and strategic allocations. He also is the author of the firm’s quarterly investment newsletter.