Meet the UEDP Team
UEDP Exec. Dir.
Prior to accepting a position as Executive Director for Umpqua Economic Development Partnership in Douglas County, Wayne’s background includes CEO of a multidivisional power sport company with multiple divisions in Kansas City, co-founder of two large Consumer Electronics Companies, SVP of Specialized Bicycle Corporation, corporate restructure and strategic development for Oakley, category development/M&A/Advisory Board for Nike, and more.
Shawn grew up in a northern logging community and comes from a family still active in the timber industry. He spent twenty years in the US Army working up from Private to Major in various fields of strategic communication and information management. He graduated from the University of Utah with a BA in Communication and is currently working for his MBA through Oregon’s Marylhurst University. Shawn is married to Jill and they have five children.
UEDP Office Assistant
We have a new office assistant, we will have her bio available soon.