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Meet our Board Members

Board Chair
  KEN MADDEN Vice President of Marketing, Madden Industrial Craftsmen


Ken has overall responsibility for supporting the sales and recruiting efforts of all Madden Industrial locations. He has extensive experience in the temporary services industry and has served as the Owner for Madden Industrial since its inception in 1988. Prior to joining Madden, Ken was a sales representative for a major food distributor and a long distance telephone carrier where he was recognized for excellence in sales and customer support.

Ken is very active in the staffing industry and served as President of the Staffing Association of Oregon and Southwest Washington, and currently serves on the Portland Community College Board of Directors. He is Chair of the Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Ken has also served as an Advisory Member for the Committee for Welding Technology and Construction Management at Portland Community College, and as an Advisor to the Austin Family Business Program at Oregon State University.

Ken holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oregon State University and is a Certified Personnel Consultant & Certified Temporary-Staffing Specialist.

 

Co-Chair
  JESSICA GOMEZ
Founder and CEO of Rogue Valley Microdevices, Inc.

Jessica Gomez is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Rogue Valley Microdevices, the first Microelectronics Manufacturing Company in Southern Oregon. Jessica began her technical carrier at Standard Microsystems as a Wafer Fabrication Operator in the mid 1990’s.
 
Jessica relocated to Southern California in 2001 to join Integrated Micromachines Inc., a telecommunications hardware startup company. While working at Integrated Micromachines, Jessica became immersed in the company’s startup culture and developed a love for entrepreneurship. She also built many relationships that would later become integral to the success of Rogue Valley Microdevices. In 2003 Jessica relocated to Southern Oregon and founded Rogue Valley Microdevices, Inc.
 
Jessica is an active member of the community and is dedicated to supporting economic development. She holds a liberal arts degree from Suffolk Community College, is a member of the Medford Rogue Rotary Club, a founding member of the Sustainable Valley Technology Group and serves as the organizations board president. This past summer Jessica was appointed to the Oregon Workforce Investment Board and is a member of the STEM Investment Council.
 
Jessica is also married and is the mother of a beautiful three year old girl.

 

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