Brent is widely recognized as a leading practitioner in the areas of corporate and securities law, having served as chair of the Business Law Section of the Oregon State Bar. 

Diane serves as a Partner with Voyager and focuses on software and digital media investments in the Pacific Northwest, particularly Oregon.

Violetta holds an International M.Sc. in Management from EUROMED, Marseille School of Management, as well as a M.Sc. in Economics from University Sorbonne-Pantheon, Paris. 

Chair, Board of Advisors

Mr. Gulick retired as chief technology officer of Planar Systems, a global leader in specialty display systems, in 2007.

Julie Harrelson has been an executive and serial entrepreneur for over 20 years serving as a CEO, VP, strategist, senior consultant and Fund Manager for Cascade Angels Fund 2014, LLC. 

Dr. Lorenzini became the CEO of NuScale Power following its formation in 2007.

Doug has been with Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. for over 40 years and has shaped the organization's direction and growth. As Board Executive Director, he focuses on client relationships and strategic initiatives.

Tom Nelson was hired in September of 2012 as the Economic Development Manager for the City of Corvallis/Benton County. He previously worked in the same capacity for the City of Sherwood. 

Scott South co-founded and led the start-up phase of Stormwater Management, Inc., a manufacturer of water treatment systems for urban water runoff. 

Serial entrepreneur, although he has tried to retire numerous times. Dan was named Entrepreneur of the Year for Benton County 2003