Occupation: Senior Vice President, Umpqua Bank
Occupational Background: Banker
Educational Background: American Banking Association Commercial Lending School, University of Oklahoma; Pacific Coast Banking School, University of Washington; attended Oregon State University, Business Administration; graduate of Willamette High School, Eugene, Oregon.
Prior Governmental Experience: United Way of Lane County, Board Member and past Campaign Chair; United Way of Oregon, past Board Member; Southern Willamette Private Industry Council, past Board Member and Chair; Lane County Chapter of the American Institute of Banking, past President/ instructor; Founding Chair of Oregon Private Industry Council and Lane Regional Workforce Quality Committee; Lane Community College Foundation, past Board Member; Eugene Symphony, past Board Member and past Treasurer; Networking for Youth, past Chairman, Rotary Club of Eugene, past President and current member.
GARY PIERPOINT: WORKING FOR US
In over 40 years, Gary has raised a family, built two banks from the ground up and worked to lead the way dedicating thousands of hours of volunteer service to his community.
WORKING FOR KIDS
As a board member of the Lane County Child Advocacy Center, Gary has worked to ensure those who would abuse children are prosecuted, and victims get the help to heal.
WORKING FOR JOBS
As the founding chair of the Lane Workforce Partnership, Gary has helped create hundreds of real jobs for people in Lane County.
WORKING FOR EDUCATION
Gary has helped create a unique new partnership bringing 4J schools together with local businesses people to improve teen literacy.
- Jobs and the Economy: "We must build a responsible environment for our businesses to succeed and act as good citizens of our community."
- Education: "Our children deserve stable funding for our schools and innovative ways to provide them a quality education."
- Accountability: "It's time to deal with Oregon's budget with the clarity, honesty and experience a banker can bring to the process."
GARY PIERPOINT: WORKING TO GET THINGS DONE.
Let's keep him working for us .as State Representative!
(This information furnished by Friends of Gary Pierpoint.)