HVBA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MEET THE TEAM
Sr. Mortgages Advisor, Sunrise Mortgage
“As a president of the Happy Valley Business Alliance my goal is to be the catalyst for economic growth for our members, while maintaining our high quality of life in Happy Valley.” -Ana Sarish
Owner, Venvino Art Studios
Janice Kiser is the owner of Venvino Art Studios in Happy Valley. Venvino Art Studios is an upscale art entertainment studio that hosts painting and wine events as well as has a variety of step-by-step or self instructed art projects that can be done in the studio during our Open Art Sessions!
Janice’s real passion is business, but because of her love of art, she is a perfect fit for this business! This is the first time Janice has opened her own business, but has been a critical part of the growth and development of several small businesses in Oregon.
“The Happy Valley Business Alliance just seemed like a perfect fit for me since I call Happy Valley my home for my family and my business!”
“As Vice Chair, my goal is to continue growing this amazing organization as well as create a positive and engaging environment for all the business leaders in Happy Valley and the surrounding areas!” -Janice Kiser
Branch Manager, Rivermark Community Credit Union
Daniel Swift is the Branch Manager for Rivermark Community Credit Union in Happy Valley. Rivermark CCU formerly Safeway Credit Union has been serving Northern Oregon for over 65 years, with a strong passion for financial education and wellness for the communities we serve. Rivermark CCU is a local non for-profit Credit union, best known for our community support efforts with Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, to even supporting our four-legged friends at Clackamas Dogs Foundation. Rivermark truly prides itself on the thousands of community hours employees have volunteered each year.
Daniel brings with him over 18 years of management experience including six years with Rivermark CCU, where he is best known for his passion to support and empower the communities, he calls home. When Daniel isn’t working or volunteering, he enjoys spending hours gardening every day and hiking/eating all over the Pacific Northwest!
“Thanks to the HVBA I’ve been able to make lasting friendships and was given resources I wouldn’t have found elsewhere. In the almost 4 years my branch has been open, and with the support of Rivermark we’ve donated 20 thousand dollars to local area non-for profits and have given over 300 hours of volunteer time. This was all made possible from the fantastic connections anyone can make at the HVBA meetings. As board secretary I strive to find more opportunities that would allow me to support the community and our businesses.” -Daniel Swift
Assistant Property Manager, Guardian Real Estate Services
David Redick is the Loan Set-Up Coordinator for the Prime Lending in Clackamas. He has a diverse background in Financial Services including; foreign currency exchange, retail and personal banking, and construction & mortgage loan processing. His favorite business activity is planning meetings and events.
SOLVE Oregon is an organization near and dear to David and you can often find him volunteering his time with them.
David has been a member of the Happy Valley Business Alliance as well as the North Clackamas County Chamber of Commerce for 5 years, as well as a Happy Valley resident for almost 9 years!
“As a first time board member, it is my goal to learn as much as I can from this team. It is my hope that my financial background will serve beneficial too. But mostly, I look forward to finding ways to serve our HVBA members and our community.” -David Redick
Advertising Representative, Happy Valley News, Pamplin Media Group
The Happy Valley News is a partnership with the city to provide city news and local community stories. It is direct mailed to almost every resident and business in Happy Valley and 2,700 homes in Damascus. We also insert the paper in the Clackamas Review. Over 22,900 copies are distributed monthly. This is your main resource for Happy Valley.
With over 30 years of sales and marketing experience, my goal is to provide area businesses with information and ideas to create unique advertising opportunities that will drive traffic to their business and increase sales. Excellent customer service is a top priority. I also work with members to create their FREE business card size ad that goes in the HV Newspaper and help with the Business Spotlight.”
“My goal as Membership Coordinator is to make our members feel welcome, reach out to new businesses and educate them on the HVBA and to be a resource for all things Happy Valley. I have been on the board for over 10 years and enjoy many wonderful partnerships with the local businesses in our community and the city.” -Kathy Schaub
Better Homes and Gardens Real estate
“The HVBA has become the epicenter of activity for business and civic relationships in our city. I look forward to more joining our ranks to help make Oregon’s fastest growing city a hub for high wage jobs and excellent livability.” – Patrick Sheehan
President, Raven Marketing
Laura opened Raven Marketing in 2007 during one of the toughest economy’s in our lifetimes. She have built a strong, reputable and fair business that helps clients grow their business while saving time and money. Laura brings to the HBVA board years of marketing experience and knowledge of working with large groups, always with a fun and energetic outlook!
Laura has a track record as one of the markets best negotiators, bringing the lowest rates, the most added value and creating successful and innovative campaigns.
Laura joined the HBVA board because supporting community is important to both Laura personally as well as professionally! Laura is an expert in television, radio and digital marketing, Laura has proven herself as a collaborative partner to many retail establishments and service based businesses. She has gained the trust of her clients by proving herself as a team member who holds the customers best interest at heart and markets their business as if it were her own.
In 2013 Laura opened the doors to her 2nd business adventure, Dr Crawlspace, LLC, this service based industry is challenging and much harder than anything she had done before. Working in an industry she knew nothing about and having managed upward of 20 employees has given her even deeper insight to marketing businesses. She can now help business owners as a marketing expert and fellow business owner.
“I know that everyone has a story and something to teach and learn, I always strive to find those teaching moments and absorb those learning opportunities. Being part of the HVBA allows me a volunteer opportunity to do both” – Laura Garifalakis
Fire Chief, Clackamas Fire District #1
Fire Chief Fred Charlton began his fire service as a volunteer with the Forest Grove Fire Department in 1989. In 1994 he was hired as a career firefighter for the City of Milwaukie. In 1997, the Milwaukie Fire Department merged with Clackamas Fire District #1. Chief Charlton was promoted to the positions of Lieutenant, Captain, Battalion Chief, Deputy Chief and became the Fire Chief in 2012.
Chief Charlton is currently the President of the Oregon Fire Chief’s Association, Board member of the North Clackamas County Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Clackamas Rotary.
Chief Charlton holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science Technology from Portland Community College, a Bachelor’s Degree from Eastern Oregon University in Fire Administration, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration through Portland State University and is designated as a Chief Fire Officer through the Center for Public Safety Excellence.
“My goal for the HVBA is to connect local business with our community to help them grow and succeed.” -Fred Charlton
Alisa Pompetti launched Kona Ice of North Clackamas in 2017, and Kona Ice of Rose City in 2018. Kona Ice is a mobile shaved ice party truck company that specializes in events, parties, and fundraising with schools, youth programs, and non-profits. In 2007, Alisa began her career in education with the North Clackamas School District. Her family was briefly relocated to Orange County, and while working as a school administrator for Capistrano Unified, she learned how fundraising played a key role in providing access to learning opportunities for all students. In 2017, her family moved back to her hometown of Happy Valley, and opened Kona Ice with the purpose of supporting local students by fundraising with their schools. Her passion for supporting schools, building community, fundraising, inclusion, and servant leadership make her an asset to the HVBA Board.
Alisa holds a Master of Arts in Teaching and an Administrator License from Concordia University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Health Education from Linfield College. She is married to her husband, Dana, and they have two daughters, Olivia (10) and Amelia (7). In her free time, Alisa enjoys traveling with her family, attending her daughters’ sports and activities, reading, and watching The Real Housewives.
“I believe all business starts with human connection and look forward to building relationships with our members. As a member of the HVBA Board, my goal is to serve our members by connecting them with the resources and information they need to grow their businesses and achieve their goals.” -Alisa Pompetti
Athletic Director, Thunder Elite
Jessica Skaw is the athletic director of Thunder Elite, a local cheerleading gym. She started out as just an athlete at the gym at age 16 and worked her way up in the company. Thunder Elite was originally just a small gym is, but now has transformed into a home to hundreds of incredible athletes, many school programs, recreational athletes, and holds a successful preschool.
Jessica has been successful do to her passion for the industry and love for children! She is always bringing in new programs and jumping into new adventures.
“As a first time board member I am excited to continue developing relationships with other business owners in the area. I plan to spend this year on the board giving back to the community and spreadivng the word about this organization through my unique marketing experience!” -Jessica Skaw
Director of Business Development, Miramont Point
Tanya Rosequist is Director of Business Development for Miramont Pointe in Clackamas. With added experience in event planning and real estate-construction, Tanya has served seniors since 2013. Always having pursued work with personal reward, her career path led her to senior care following the loss of her mother to Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Miramont Pointe, founded in 2001, offers a wide range of services in a senior living and memory care setting. As Miramont’s outreach director, Tanya makes meaningful connections with prospective families and area professionals alike. A longtime Happy Valley resident herself, she is honored to bring to the HVBA board her creativity and established relationships in the neighborhood she loves.
“I’m very excited to be a part of a growing alliance that is focused on bettering business development and community growth!” -Tanya Rosequist
Director of Community Services and Public Safety, City of Happy Valley
Steve Campbell, an Oregon native, began his public service career in 1994 and joined Happy Valley in 2003. He began as the Director of Community Services and Public Safety. Prior to that, Campbell worked for government agencies at the federal, state, county and municipal level. In his role as Director of Public Safety, he manages the Police Services Contract, Code Enforcement/Animal Control, Municipal Court and Emergency Management. In addition to his public safety role, Campbell also serves as the Director of Community Services and the City’s Public Information Officer. He is responsible for the management of public relations, marketing, communications, community events, government awareness education programs, youth council, passport program, and various permit services. He has a longstanding commitment to public service and a passion for good government and the community he serves.
Steve Campbell is the Director of Community Services and Public Safety for the City of Happy Valley. As part of his position he serves as the liaison to the Happy Valley Business Alliance. Steve has worked for the city for 15 years and is dedicated to our community. He is married to his wife Kristin and has two children Savanah and Max.
“I would love to see every business in Happy Valley become a HVBA member. Connecting with other business owners, city staff, and local elected officials has many benefits that will help business owners gain a better understanding of our community and help your business grow.” -Steve Campbell
Financial Representative, Country Financial
James earned his doctorate in cognitive brain sciences from the University of Nevada and followed that up with a neuroscience rotation at the University of California, Davis. He has several published peered reviewed articles on attention, visual motion processing, decision making and computational models of the brain. James moved back to Oregon with his family in 2006 so his father-in-law could have a high-quality of life during his final battle with cancer. James’ wife was born and raised in Damascus and they have three beautiful children. James is a member of the Clackamas Rotary club, serves on for the North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce board, as well as the North Clackamas Education Foundation board. In his free time, he enjoys playing with his kids and squeezing in a round of golf every once in awhile.
“I feel there is plenty of business out there and I’ll work hard to foster a collaborative and supportive culture with all our members.” -James Maciokas