David McGiverin Named President of NWFPA

For Immediate Release

David McGiverin Named President
of Northwest Food Processors Association

Portland, Ore. Feb. 23, 2015. The Northwest Food Processers Association (NWFPA) today named David McGiverin as President. McGiverin has been with the NWFPA for nearly eight years, representing members on policies regarding sustainability, environmental and workforce productivity and has been serving as interim president since August 2014.

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Travis Pearson Named President & CEO of DePaul Industries

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Travis Pearson Named President & CEO of DePaul Industries


Portland, Oregon (February 9, 2015) – Travis Pearson has been named President & CEO of Portland-based DePaul Industries by the social enterprise’s Board of Directors. 

“Over the past five years, DePaul Industries has grown significantly and engaged in new entrepreneurial ventures, all to support our mission of employing people with disabilities,” Pearson said. “I look forward to continuing this growth as CEO.”

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Read the Latest NWFPA News

Food safety culture, post-election analysis and Oregon's food processing sector in the Winter 2014 edition of Northwest Reports.

 

IEDC Recognizes Oregon Food Processing Industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


International Economic Development Council Gold Award
Recognizes Oregon Food Processing Industry Revitalization—
7.8 percent industry growth and an additional 517 jobs


Bucking a national trend, Oregon’s food manufacturing sector grew 7.8% over the last 10 years, despite the “Great Recession.” By carefully coordinating job training and development efforts with investment capital, the food processing industry realized an increase of 517 jobs, a $5.8 million return on investment to state revenue, and $13.1 million saved by 40 companies with revitalization projects.

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