The OBI Research and Education Foundation engages in a wide variety of research projects designed to assess economic and other aspects of current public policy as well as provide objective guidance for the development of future policies.

The Foundation is based on the principle that high quality research and analysis enable business leaders and public officials to make informed and objective decisions that enhance the quality of life for all Oregonians. The Foundation is headed by a seven member Board of Directors.

OBI Research and Education Foundation Board of Directors:

Pat McCormick, Chair Partner

Neil Nelson, President and Chief Executive Officer
Siltronic Corporation

Howard Werth, Chief Financial Officer
Leupold & Stevens, Inc.

Duncan Wyse, President
Oregon Business Council