Tami Nesburg, who leads our Vancouver, Washington office, has joined the board of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Lewis & Clark College. She will help the Center further its mission of “igniting liberal arts education with entrepreneurial spirit.”
With more than 30 years of banking experience in Clark County, Tami, who now serves as regional manager and executive vice president, launched Regents Bank’s Vancouver office as a start-up banking operation in 2003. She brings that experience and entrepreneurial mindset to her client relationships, helping small to mid-sized businesses overcome challenges and grow their companies.
In addition to the Center for Entrepreneurship advisory board, Tami serves as treasurer and an executive board member for Identity Clark County; as past-president of Vancouver Public Facilities District Board; and as treasurer for Gifts for Our Community, serving low- to moderate-income families through grants in the community. She is also a former Royal Oaks Country Club finance committee member and served as its chairwoman in 2004.
“I’m really looking forward to working with the great team of professionals at Lewis & Clark,” said Tami. “I’m especially enthusiastic about the effort afoot to create an even stronger entrepreneurship curriculum and culture at the school.”
The Center for Entrepreneurship’s programming is designed to add experiential opportunities to the college experience. Programming is open to all Lewis & Clark students, regardless of whether they are enrolled in an entrepreneurship class. The Center leverages its location in a world-class, progressive and collaborative city to bring leaders onto campus to discuss their industry, trends and opportunities. Programming includes Lunch with a Leader, Winterim and workshops.
“With Tami’s banking knowledge and experience in the Northwest market, she will be an important partner in the Center’s efforts to foster both the academic and practical side of entrepreneurship and business creativity,” said Bruce Willison, Grandpoint Bank board member, Life Trustee of Lewis & Clark College and former CEO of First Interstate Bank of Oregon.
Way to go, Tami!