LINDSAY MYERS, executive director of the Oregon Economic Development Foundation

As executive director of the Oregon Economic Development Foundation, Lindsay Myers leads the business recruitment and retention efforts for Oregon and works with various local, regional, and state partners to enhance the job market. She planned, executed, and attended the economic department global business mission trip to China in 2010. She has managed and participated in twelve major industrial projects in Oregon that retained and added thousands of jobs and produced over $1 billion (projected) in investments.

Myers is also the vice president and president elect of Northwest Ohio Regional Economic Development (NORED) and sits on the board of Lucas County Workforce Investment, ProMedica Bay Park Foundation, BP-Husky Refinery Community Advisory Board, and Oregon City Schools, Career Tech Advisory Board.

Nominated by David Schlaudecker