The OBI Research and Education Foundation sponsors a wide range of research that identifies the effects of adopted public policy and provides a fact-based foundation for the development of new public policy.

For more information about the OBI Research & Education Foundation, please contact Katie Koenig at

The Foundation recognizes that high quality research and analysis allow business leaders and public officials to make well-informed decisions that enhance the quality of life for all Oregonians. The Foundation is led by an independent board of directors.

OBI Research and Education Foundation Board of Directors:

Doug Badger
Quinn Thomas

Calli Daly
Koch Industries, Inc.

Andrew Hermann
CorSource Technology Group, Inc.

Jack Isselmann
The Greenbrier Companies

Carly Riter
Intel Corporation

Howard Werth
Werth Family LLC

Angela Wilhelms
Oregon Business & Industry

Duncan Wyse
Oregon Business Council