Oregon is at the center of the universe when it comes to craft beer. We come in 7th in the US with most craft breweries per capita. AJ Klausen is a former Marine, and a founder and owner of Vagabond Brewery in Salem - home to some of the best beer in the Mid-Willamette Valley. Bud and AJ sit down to talk veterans, small businesses, and of course, beer.
Dean Andretta is the chief financial officer at WVP Health Authority, a health care organization that has provided high-quality care to the Mid-Willamette Valley for many years.
Bud and Dean discuss the recent decision by the Oregon Health Authority to reward the local Medicare contract to a large multi-state insurance company instead of back to local doctors and hospitals, and the WVP Health Authority, all of whom have been delivering high-quality health care to our communities needy for years.
Today’s episode of Oregon Crossroads features Shaun Jillions. Shaun is the Executive Director of the Oregon Manufactures and Commerce Association. He joins Bud to discuss the state of Manufacturing in Oregon, the jobs the industry provides, and the future of the association.
Today’s episode features former Oregon State Representative, Jodi Hack. Now Jodi is leading the charge in the legislature for the Home Builders Association. We discuss issues related to affordable housing, technical education and more!
Episode 3 of the Oregon Crossroads podcast features a very special guest, Selma Pierce. Selma is a part of a group advocating for a third bridge across the Willamette River in Salem. We discuss the need for new transportation infrastructure and freedom of movement.
Today’s episode of Oregon Crossroads features JL Wilson. JL is a public affairs expert and former Executive Director of NFIB/Oregon. He joins Bud for a conversation on balancing carbon reduction and business interests.
Welcome to the Oregon Crossroads podcast! Today’s inaugural podcast features Jim Bernau, chair and founder of Willamette Valley Vineyards. We discuss the current state of and challenges facing Oregon’s wine industry today. Visit www.oregoncrossroads.com for more.