Ferguson Wellman Capital Management is pleased to announce that Lori Flexer, executive vice president, was honored by Portland State University’s Center for Women, Politics & Policy as the recipient of the 2013 Leadership Award in the civic category. Flexer received the honor at the Center’s annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon held on October 3, 2013 at the Portland Art Museum. There were approximately 400 people in attendance, including her family, friends and many from our firm. She was honored along with Cheryl Ramberg-Ford, Dr. Melody Rose, Hon. Darleen Ortega and Sue Schaffer.
The PSU Center offers leadership programs for women throughout the state who are currently enrolled at one of Oregon’s higher-ed institutions. Their mission is to inspire, educate and support the next generation of women leaders in Oregon. Flexer has been active in promoting the Center’s mission and has mentored numerous women over the years by encouraging them to consider a career in the investment industry. Past honorees include Joan Austin, Governor Barbara Roberts, Lynne Saxton, Hon. Norma Paulus, Jill Eiland, Judy Peppler, Justice Betty Roberts and Senator Margaret Carter, just to name a few.
Flexer is an invaluable member of our firm and we admire her passion, dedication and professionalism. She leads by example and it is heartwarming when others recognize her contributions and talents.
In the picture below, Lori Flexer is shown with the other award recipients. From L-R, Flexer, Schaffer, Ortega, Ramberg-Ford, Rose.