Working Families (WFP)
Occupation: Oregon State Treasurer
Occupational Background: Manager and Director, Copper Mountain Trust Financial Services Company; small business owner
Educational Background: Stanford University (B.A., Economics); Columbia University (MBA); Harvard University (Master of Public Policy).
Prior Governmental Experience: Chair and CEO, Multnomah County.
Community Service: Friends of Forest Park; Portland Mountain Rescue; Goose Hollow Family Shelter.
Personal: wife, Katrina; 4-year old daughter.
"From day one, I've focused on the numbers, taking a leadership
role in Oregon's recovery, working to fix our economy
and develop a sustainable financial plan for Oregon."
New State Treasurer Ted Wheeler
As Treasurer, Ted has already shown strong leadership:
- Treasury financed over $1 billion in infrastructure projects across Oregon, to create thousands of Oregon jobs;
- Took on Wall Street banks to recover $29 million in mortgage fraud;
- Reformed Treasury travel practices, making them more accountable;
- Negotiated $8 million in savings on investment fees;
- Re-launched the Oregon College Savings Plan with greater accountability;
- Launched GuardYourMoney.org website to protect Oregonians from predatory lenders.
Ted Wheeler is a numbers guy who is using his background and financial experience to reform the Treasurer's office. In the private sector, Ted was a manager and director of an Oregon firm that safely managed over six billion dollars in assets. As Multnomah County Chair, Ted balanced 3 tough budgets, closed a $45 million deficit and paid down $24 million in debt.
"Ted is investing millions of dollars in community banks that
invest in Oregon jobs. That's just one of the reasons Oregon
businesses support Ted Wheeler."
Join Us in Supporting Ted Wheeler:
John R. Kroger, Attorney General
Oregon Nurses Association
Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
American Federation of Teachers-Oregon (AFT-Oregon)
Former State Treasurers Bill Rutherford, Randall Edwards
William D. Thorndike, Jr.
Michael P. Hollern
Allyn Ford, Roseburg Lumber Products
Oregon League of Conservation Voters
For a complete list, visit www.TedWheeler.com
(This information furnished by Friends of Ted Wheeler.)