Meet The HVBA Board
Each June the HVBA holds elections where members vote to determine who will head the board for the following one-year term. The board of directors are volunteers responsible for making decisions regarding upcoming events and each have significant responsibilities within their appointed roles. The goals of the board are to work together to accomplish the alliance mission and maintain the ethics and standards implemented by the HVBA. Get to know each of them a little bit better by reading their bios below.
Chief Instructor/Consultant at TJM Training Concepts
TJ Milashouskas is the Chief Instructor, Consultant and owner of TJM Training Concepts and the President of the Happy Valley Business Alliance Board. TJ serves on the Happy Valley Traffic & Public Safety Committee and has been a resident of Happy Valley for the past 15 years.
TJ is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a retired Corrections Deputy with over 28 years of professional hands on experience and training in law enforcement, safety and security. TJ brings to his business and community a comprehensive background and understanding of how criminals behave and how potential victims are selected. He provides training and consulting, on all levels, to those that want to have a say in their safety.
“When seconds count, help is just minutes away. What are you going to do while you wait?” ~ TJ Milashouskas
AVP, Branch Manager, Columbia Bank
Ron Henson is the Branch Manager of Columbia Bank’s Happy Valley Branch and Vice President of the Happy Valley Business Alliance Board. Ron draws from his diverse work experience prior to his banking career, allowing him to have a strong foundation to recommend the banking products and services that will help your business to succeed in today’s competitive business environment.
A strong supporter of the Happy Valley community, Ron volunteers his time with several service organizations. He is a member of the Happy Valley Community Services Group, board member of the North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce, and a Happy Valley Business Alliance member.
Business Development Specialist, Clackamas Federal Credit Union
Kevin Moran is the Business Development Specialist at Clackamas Federal Credit Union. Kevin earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing with a Minor in Philosophy from Central Washington University. He was awarded CWU College of Business Dean’s Award his senior year for his endeavors and positively influencing the CWU campus community. He is heavily involved with the Clackamas County community in providing financial literacy to high school and college students. He stays involved with his home community by being a part of a scholarship committee for a non-profit organization in Tri-Cities, WA. He is currently the Secretary for the HVBA Board.
For over 50 years, Clackamas Federal Credit Union has been helping families in Clackamas Coutny achieve their financial goals. We are a not-for-profit, financial cooperative dedicated to the financial success of our members.
Owner, Duell Wealth Preservation (an Oregon Registered Investment Adviser)
After 18 years with Farmers Insurance, first as an underwriter, then supervisor, and then as an agent, Gary left in 1996. He sold his agency and moved his office into his home, which had always been a dream. In 1997 he completed his Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation from The American College at Bryn Maw, PA. Now, through his independent Registered Investment Adviser firm, Gary provides comprehensive or targeted financial plans and the appropriate financial products to implement them, continuing education for insurance agents, as well as public seminars. Gary loves what he does mostly because of the people he gets to work with. Many clients and friends have been made over the years. Gary served a three year appointment on the Clackamas County Economic Development Commission. He is also a charter member, past President and current Treasurer of the Happy Valley Business Alliance.
Advertising Representative, The Clackamas Review
Kathy Schaub is the advertising representative for The Clackamas Review. With over 25 years of sales and marketing experience, her goal is to provide small to medium businesses with information and ideas to create unique advertising opportunities that will drive traffic to their business and great customer service is a top priority. Kathy is looking forward to being the secretary on the HVBA board. The City of Happy Valley and the HVBA are both wonderful to work with.
Pamplin Media Group publishes 12 local weekly newspapers, including the Clackamas Review and Oregon City News, Portland Tribune, Gresham Outlook, Sandy Post, Estacada News, Forest Grove News Times, Beaverton Valley Times, The Tigard and Tualatin Times, Lake Oswego Review, West Linn Tidings, Scappoose Spotlight and 4 monthly publications including the Sherwood Gazette, King City Regal Courier, SW Portland Connection, and the Sellwood Bee. The papers have a combined circulation of 174,150 and a combined readership of 348,080. Pamplin Media offers a variety of services such as website advertising, in house printing, community focus pages, special sections and more.
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.
Director of Community Services and Public Safety, City of Happy Valley
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 10+ years and is dedicated to our community. He is married to his wife Kristin and has two children Savanah and Max.
Owner, Sun Glow, Inc.
David Golobay is the owner of Sun Glow Heating and Cooling and the Past President of the Happy Valley Business Alliance Board. He has been a resident of Happy Valley for 6 years and is very supportive of the community.
Sun Glow Heating and Cooling sponsors the Clackamas High School football, baseball and dance team along with the CHS Athlete of the Week in the Clackamas Review.
They also sponsor the Happy Valley summer Concerts in the Park.
Sun Glow Heating and Cooling is proud of their 41 years of service in the Portland metro area, meeting the heating and cooling needs of thousands of local homes and commercial buildings. They have been keeping families and businesses comfortable since 1972 providing service, maintenance and installation.
When David is not working or volunteering in the community you will find him in the park with his wife and 2 children.
President, Raven Marketing
Laura opened Raven Marketing in 2007 with partner Ardys Reed, together during one of the toughest economy’s in our lifetimes we 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, knowledge of working with large groups as well as a fun and energetic outlook!
Laura joined the HBVA board because supporting community is important to both Laura personally as well as professionally!
Laura is and expert in television, radio and internet 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.
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.
Principal Real Estate Broker, Summa Real Estate Executives
Andrew Nordby is a Principal Real Estate Broker with Summa Real Estate Executives in Happy Valley. Designations include Graduate of the Real Estate Institute (GRI) and Senior’s Real Estate Specialist (SRES). Community involvement helps keep his finger on the pulse of the ever changing area. Andrew is the past Chairman of the Ambassador Committee with the North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce and is involved with many sub committees including the “Christmas Giving Breakfast”. He is an “on-call” driver for Meals-on-Wheels through the Milwaukie Center, helps with the annual Lion’s Club holiday meal delivery, and is on the Natural Areas Program Performance Oversight Committee for METRO.
In his spare time, Andrew participates with the Team-In-Training triathlon and marathon groups and fundraises for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Free time is spent with his two children, Madelyn and Trygve, in their backyard community garden.
Fundraising and Volunteer Coordinator, Clackamas Dogs Foundation
Sarah Holcombe is the Fundraising and Volunteer Coordinator for Clackamas County Dog Services and also works for the Clackamas Dogs Foundation, a nonprofit that raises funds for the shelter. Just a few years after graduating from the University of Oregon, the dog-loving gal has found her dream job that marries her two passions, public relations and animal welfare. During her first year working in Clackamas County, Sarah found a welcoming community in the city of Happy Valley and is excited to be a part of its growth. In her free time, you can find Sarah on Oregon’s hiking trails or spending time with her English bulldog, Gracie.
The Clackamas Dogs Foundation is the nonprofit fundraising arm for Clackamas County Dog Services. Relying solely on donations, the foundation has become a vital resource for the community’s shelter. Some if the organizations projects include a Low-Income Spay and Neuter Program, funding to have a professional dog trainer on staff, and purchasing veterinary equipment.