Occupation: CFO, Lorentz Bruun Co., Inc.
Occupational Background: Commercial general construction; executive financial management; commercial banking.
Educational Background: MBA, Portland State University; B.A., Political Science, University of Oregon.
Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative (2005- present). Member, House Revenue and House Healthcare Committees. Also served on Veterans' Affairs, Transportation and Economic Development Committees. Clackamas County Economic Development Commission (1997-2004).
Community Activities: Board of Directors, Oregon Cultural Trust. Former board member, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Oregon Diabetes Coalition. Member, West Linn Chamber of Commerce.
Personal: A fifth-generation Oregonian, Scott and Alison Bruun have two children, Natalie and Katie.
For Jobs. For Schools. For Oregon.
Bruun: Jobs, economic growth and government
Scott Bruun led the fight for comprehensive tax reform and government accountability to grow jobs and opportunities for Oregon families. He worked to reduce antiquated regulations; promote investment in Oregon, and reduce the tax burden on families and working Oregonians. Scott also fought for fiscal responsibility by supporting Oregon's new Rainy Day Fund.
Bruun: Putting schools first.
Scott Bruun voted to guarantee stable and predictable funding for schools; supported reforms for increased accountability and budget transparency, and worked for insurance reform to reduce costs and get more money to classrooms. He made tough decisions and stood fast to honor his commitment to our children, parents and teachers. Scott was also a tireless advocate for strengthening Oregon's public colleges and universities.
Bruun: Building bridges.
Scott Bruun worked across party lines to promote legislation benefiting all Oregonians. He led successful, bi-partisan efforts to improve school nutrition; reduce the rate of diabetes, promote electronic recycling, crack down on metal thieves, establish tax reform and expand jobs in Oregon's high-tech sector. Going forward, Scott will continue to tackle the challenges of marketbased health care reform; state police and public safety, education, and our need for a healthy and vibrant economy.
(This information furnished by Scott Bruun for State Representative.)