Staff

Kevin Ferrasci O’Malley, CEO

Kevin@WilsonvilleChamber.com | 503-682-0411 x 101

Kevin was hired as CEO on September 21, 2015.  He has been an active participant in the South-Metro business community for years, having founded an electronic security alarm business, which he sold to a local Oregon Fortune 500 company 15 years later.  He has also built a successful marketing consulting firm working with small and medium-sized businesses in the South-Metro and national markets.  He served on the Tualatin Chamber Board for 6 years, including 2 terms as Board Chair.  Kevin also acted as the Interim-CEO for the Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce; Executive Director of the OBFAA, a state-wide trade membership organization; and Chairman of AIREF, a foundation which facilitated collaboration and partnerships between business and government to find solutions for Community problems.

Jennifer Keenan, Program & Event Manager

Jennifer@WilsonvilleChamber.com | 503-682-0411 x 104

Jennifer Keenan grew up in Portland at the heels of two small-business owners and learned to appreciate the hard work it takes to achieve success through conversations at their family dinner table.  With these lessons in hand, Jennifer graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and earned a Law Degree from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College in Portland.

Jennifer joined the Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce in January 2016 and enjoys how each day is different than the one before as she works to connect members with resources, and to each other through a variety of programs.  Her varied work life has included being a staff accountant at an internationally known firm, a CFO of a start-up telecommunications company, a business litigator in the Portland office of a regional firm, and many years as a nationally recognized dance teacher at Westside Dance Academy, Club Sport and Innovative Dance here in Wilsonville.

Laurie Tarter, Membership Development & Communication Manager

Laurie@WilsonvilleChamber.com | 503-682-0411 x 102

Laurie’s 25+ year career has been spent in a dual role of non-profit management and consulting with business and industry. Laurie’s background includes more than 19 years of senior-level leadership with a Michigan based, award-winning, non-profit mentoring program, where she served as the Co-Creator and Past Vice-President, managing and developing a $1.7M mentoring program. In addition to leading organizational success, she is also a motivational speaker and co-author of two workbooks and handbooks focusing on goal setting, strategic planning, workforce development, life skills and character development.

 

Karen Kaiser, Administrative Assistant

Karen@WilsonvilleChamber.com | 503-682-0411

A 40+ year resident of the community, local business owner, and active PTA volunteer, Karen takes great pride in helping our community grow. Building relationships, offering excellent customer service and providing a positive experience is the driving force behind Karen’s business and community philosophy.  Karen has been a volunteer member of three school PTA groups and volunteers for the Wilsonville High Booster Club.  Aside from her community work, she along with her husband operate the Sandelie Golf Course & Sandelie West Event Venue where she manages the weddings & events.