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      April 27, 2016

      Wednesday   4:00 PM

      5331 Southwest Macadam Avenue
      Portland, Oregon 97239

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      An Afternoon with Tobias Read

      Join Tobias Read, McBru and local business leaders as we discuss the State Treasurer's role in supporting the Oregon media and tech industries, with a focus on the emerging Virtual and Augmented Reality sectors.   State Representative Tobias Read is a candidate for State Treasurer.  He is considered a lawmaker on the forefront of key issues both locally and nationally. As a leader in a progressive state, Rep. Read has a reputation as a pragmatic and innovative thinker on issues involving infrastructure, civil justice, and public finance. Born in Missoula, Montana and raised in Boise, Idaho, Rep. Read moved to Oregon to attend Willamette University, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics and Economics.  After working as a Special Assistant at the U.S. Treasury under Secretary Larry Summers, he completed his Master’s of Business Administration at the University of Washington. He then moved back to Oregon for a position at Nike.  In 2006 he was first elected to the Oregon House of Representatives. Representative Read has successfully worked with citizens, lawmakers and stakeholders to build Oregon’s future. His innovative Save Today, Secure Tomorrow legislation will make it easier for all Oregonians to save for retirement. He’s championed legislation to bring Oregon into the West Coast Infrastructure Exchange, addressing the state’s aging infrastructure using financing that takes advantage of private sector agility and public sector accountability.  Rep. Read serves on the Oregon Innovation Council which includes three signature research centers and a roster of industry initiatives that create thousands of jobs. He lives in Beaverton with his wife Heidi and their two children. Event Details: Date: Wednesday, April 27th Time: 4:00 - 6:00pm Location: McClenahan Bruer Communications, 5331 Southwest Macadam Avenue, #220, Portland, OR Cost: $15 / Includes beer, wine and light apps. **Please note:  Funds paid for this event will only go towards event costs and do not include any type of political contribution for Tobias Read for State Treasurer.  No contact information you provide through registration will be shared.  For more information on Rep. Read, visit http://www.tobiasread.com/ Venue Host:

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