Thrive Business Education Team






Our mission is to create a powerful educational forum for local business owners and employers on shared business challenges; providing actionable content from industry experts.

Our purpose is to inspire business owners and employers to think beyond their daily operations. We invite guest speakers to share their expertise on relevant and compelling challenges in business, and help establish local resources within the business and chamber community to aid in accelerating productivity and efficiency.

The Thrive Business Education team provides bi-monthly business education forums over breakfast. With our all-star team of professionals, we find exceptional speakers on topics that will help you and your business develop and advance to the next level. Discover the one thing that may make your business successful. Best part, you don’t have to be a member to join us. If there’s a topic you want to cover, please let us know.

We look forward to learning with you!

2019 Thrive Business Education Team Sponsor

2019 Thrive Business Education Breakfasts & Workshop
January 17, 2019: Here There Be Dragons
March 21, 2019: Avoiding Common Business Pitfalls
May 16, 2019: Growing Pains – Strive to Thrive Business Workshop & Expo
September 19, 2019: Enticing Employees
November 14, 2019: Long-Term Financial Planning

2019 Thrive Business Education Team
Thrive Chair: Valia Eskandari, Edge Graphics Company – (503) 312-6681
Chamber Staff: Tanya Eskandari, Programs Coordinator – (503) 692-0780

Daniel Bachhuber, Hand Built
Tim Garrett, Matchlight Video
Jake Hartough, TwinStar Credit Union
Lozelle Mathai, Closing Your Books, LLC
Ryan McClung, Crossroads Accounting & Advisory
Robert Turvey, Connecting Your Customers
David Wallace, Musimack Marketing