INDUSTRY RELATED ORGANIZATIONS
Oregon Women Lawyers (OWL)
The Oregon Women Lawyers mission is to transform the practice of law and ensure justice and equality by advancing women and minorities in the legal profession.
National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)
The mission of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors is to advocate for a positive legislative and regulatory environment, enhance business and professional skills, and promote the ethical conduct of our members.
Oregon Mortgage Association (OMA)
We promote the mortgage industry through programs and services such as education, government affairs representation, networking events, and local chapters. OAMP members subscribe to a Code of Ethics which fosters integrity, professionalism, and consumer confidence.
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
Our mission is to create a forum for professionals in the commercial real estate industry whereby we share our respective knowledge and abilities through education and networking.
The Financial Planning Association of Oregon and SW Washington (FPA)
Fostering the vital service, benefits, and lifelong value of professional financial planning.
Jeff Schneider founded Schneider Training Solutions back in 2006 after a long and successful career in sales and sales management in the media industry. Jeff brings his own selling and management experiences, along with the impactful work he has done for hundreds of companies since joining with Sandler, into every new client engagement in order to help them solve the selling challenges they face. Visit the “Member Discounts” Tab for a special offer. www.schneider.sandler.com
Dr. Melanie Billings-Yun, an International consultant and trainer on negotiation, influencing, leadership, and consensus-building. Dr. Billings Yun kindly offered a limited time 20% discount on her book, “Beyond Dealmaking: five steps to negotiating profitable relationships,” for folks who would like to take this topic to the next level. You can order it it online – Click here for flyer.
Jennifer Powers, MA, is a certified professional coach, speaker, facilitator and a true believer in the human spirit. Authentically committed to the success of others, she works with professionals who are ready to create a shift and begin living and working in their true potential. Her latest book “Oh, shift!” is hot off the press and is available in bookstores nationwide.
Count Me In
At Count Me In, we believe in YOU! Our mission is to promote economic independence and the growth of women owned businesses. Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence is the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education and community support for women entrepreneurs seeking to grow micro businesses to million dollar enterprises.
In practice of our chapter mission, WIFS Portland Metro strives to support women in a number of ways. Here you will find links to other industry organizations, associations and groups that compliment and match our mission, goals and “pay-it-forward” philosphy.
2014-2015 Non-Profit Recipient:
Schoolhouse Supplies is an award-winning nonprofit that supports public education in Portland by giving students and teachers free classroom supplies.
“Our mission — to serve classrooms in need by operating a volunteer-run Free Store for Teachers, which is stocked with supplies donated by the community — is based on the belief that every child deserves school supplies and has the right to a quality education.”
Schoolhouse Supplies operates Oregon’s first and only volunteer-run Free Store for Teachers,which is stocked with supplies donated by the community, to provide teachers with the classroom supplies needed to encourage the learning process for all students, and the Tools for Schools backpack program to support the highest-need school communities in Portland.
Today, we are a nationally recognized leader in the Free Store movement, which creates direct links between students and members of the community.
As a part of our Annual Dinner on May 21st, attendees are encouraged to bring donation items in support of Schoolhouse Supplies.
Learn More: Schoolhouse Supplies