Mark earned a B.A. in Music from the University of Southern California and an M.B.A. from the University of Oregon. He brings the perspective of owners and senior business executives to the EVLA board.
Throughout his years in the coatings industry, Mark has worked as a professional jazz guitarist and raced sailboats competitively. These days, he enjoys travelling, sailing, scuba diving, and hiking with his wife and five children.
Mark has more than 25 years at Forrest Technical Coatings, a world leader in the formulation and manufacturing of heat resistant and other high performance finishes. Before assuming the role of company president in 2008, he held technical, product management, sales, and general management leadership roles.
CEO, Forrest Technical Coatings
Jaclyn K. Rudebeck
Attorney and Shareholder
Watkinson Laird Rubenstein, P.C.
Jaclyn is an experienced employment and business attorney. In addition to her experience as outside counsel, she has held internal executive roles in the nonprofit sector and in the food and beverage manufacturing and hospitality industry. As a business owner herself, she can relate to the many demands her clients face. Her practical experience allows her to offer support beyond legal compliance to help organizations truly thrive.
Jaclyn earned her B.A. in Psychology and Criminal Justice, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, and her law degree from the University of Oregon. Jaclyn also has advanced training in change management, continuous improvement/LEAN, and organizational wellness.
Jaclyn balances her professional life by training for and competing in a variety of dog sports with her Collies. She also enjoys gardening and exploring our beautiful state with her family.