Category Archives: APACC Member’s Highlight

A profile of an APACC Member

Business Member Spotlight: Michael Carlson- Portland Badge Company

Michael Carlson, Business Development Director of Portland Badge Co., is a man of strong Christian faith and has a dedication to serving others. Those traits lay at the root of his motivation to launch the company, along with Paula. The … more

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Business Member Spotlight: Kenneth Kahn- Friends of the Vista Bridge

About Ken: My grandfather told me to stay out of hospitals, stay out of court, and learn to type.  He was right on all counts. I have practiced criminal defense law for over 23 years, representing actually thousands of clients.  … more

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Business Member Spotlight- Ryan Hurlbert- Auto Mentors

  About Ryan: Ryan Hurlbert moved to Portland from Bend in 1988 to finish school at Portland State University.  He grew up in Hawaii, lived in Santa Monica, Seattle, Bend, Eugene, and Portland.  He states he has been a lifelong … more

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Business Member Spotlight: Simone Brooks

        Simone Brooks is a native of Portland and is the President of Brooks Staffing.  With a background in Marine and Environmental Science, she worked in environmental consulting, with a focus on hazardous materials management prior to her re-joining Brooks … more

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Business Member Spotlight: Logan McCune

The first Member Spotlight of the New Year is with Logan McCune, a Hawaiian native that arrived in Portland three years ago. Mr. McCune is the epitome of a hard worker and has received business awards highlighting his success. With … more

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Business Member Spotlight: Chase Morinaka

After a brief respite we’re pleased to announce the return of the APACC Member Spotlight. Our first new interview is with Oregon native, Mr. Chase Morinaka. Chase is not only an esteemed personal injury and family law practitioner but a … more

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Member Highlight: Rebecca Gaerlan

Rebecca Gaerlan, MCCA Plus Travel1) When did you get started in your business? How did you get into this business? In 1995 while living in Maui, HI by myself and commuting to Portland every 6-8 weeks to see / visit … more

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