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Delta Dental of Washington is the state's leading dental insurance carrier. We administer benefits to over 2.8 million people in state and nationwide. We offer private dental coverage for individuals and groups. We disrupt, transform, and revolutionize the oral health industry to remove barriers to healthcare and improve overall health.
One of the world’s leading professional services firms and the fastest growing Big Four accounting firm in the United States. We’re leading the industry in new and exciting ways. Our size and strength make us much more agile and responsive to changing trends.
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, advisory and transaction services. Worldwide, our more than 250,000 people in 150 countries are united by our shared professional, ethical and independence standards along with our unwavering commitment to quality.
Lane Powell has over 140 years of experience providing strategic business advice and legal counsel to premier public and private companies. Our business attorneys are widely recognized for their experience representing clients in strategic transactions and for advising boards of innovative companies on corporate governance, growth opportunities and regulatory compliance.
Protiviti is a global consulting firm that helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit, and has served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000® and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500® companies.
USI Insurance Services serves more than 150,000 clients meeting their property & casualty, employee benefit, personal risk and retirement needs nationwide. We have more than 100 years of consulting and brokerage experience through our acquired agencies. We combine industry-leading national capabilities delivered through longstanding and committed local service teams.
Wells Fargo provides banking solutions including credit, treasury management, deposit products and advisory services locally to family owned, private and publicly traded companies with revenues of $20 million and higher.
BDO delivers assurance, tax, and advisory services to clients of all sizes – across industries, throughout the country, and around the globe. It’s our people, our commitment to exceptional client service, and our relationship driven approach that has made BDO the distinctive choice for more than 100 years.
BakerHostetler represents clients around the globe. With offices coast to coast, our more than 940 lawyers litigate cases and resolve disputes that potentially threaten clients’ competitiveness, navigate the laws and regulations that shape the global economy, and help clients develop and close deals that fuel their strategic growth.
Clark Nuber is an award winning CPA and consulting firm in the Seattle metro area. For over 65 years, we have provided sophisticated tax, accounting and consulting services to clients. With over 200 professionals, we bring world-class expertise to helping our clients implement strategies for financial health, management, and growth.
Columbia Bank is a Northwest community bank headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, with comprehensive solutions and expertise to meet the evolving needs of businesses and individuals. Columbia Bank has grown both organically and through acquisition, in cases where we recognized the benefits of a strong fiscal and cultural fit. In the process, we've leveraged our community-minded, locally committed way of doing business from a single branch to a 150+ branch regional footprint throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
Davis Wright Tremaine’s corporate and business transactions practice provides depth and breadth of experience. We emphasize personal service with teams that know our clients’ industries and learn the motivations behind their strategies. We counsel our clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, emerging companies, financing, governance, and outside general counseling.
Deloitte LLP provides industry-leading audit & assurance, consulting, tax, and risk and financial advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including more than 85 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies.
K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. Our broad platform and deep latticework of relationships across our offices and practices enables our clients to respond to diverse legal issues and risks through the services of one law firm with a single communication.
Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. We help clients quantify and manage risk, providing industry-focused consulting, brokerage, analytics and claims advocacy services. Marsh is a member company of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a strategic content partner of NACD, advising on risk, strategy and people.
Meridian Compensation Partners has a singular focus: to provide the most effective solutions and independent advice in executive compensation and corporate governance consulting. With over 70 associates in ten offices in the U.S. and Canada, Meridian provides top management, boards and compensation committees at over 550 public and private corporations with core services that include board level advisory services, compensation program design, research and competitive market intelligence on executive pay and governance matters.
With more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia, Perkins Coie LLP represents great companies across a wide range of industries and stages of growth—from startups to FORTUNE 500 corporations.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. PwC is a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.
RSM is a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market. We guide clients through business challenges by understanding their needs and bringing together the right team to address them. With 9,000 professionals in 90 cities, we can meet your needs wherever you do business.
Tonkon Torp LLP is a full-service, Portland-based law firm that advises businesses and individuals. Our corporate governance team works with directors and officers of public and private companies and nonprofit organizations, to identify and implement best practices that improve decision-making, clarify director responsibilities, ensure compliance with requirements, and avoid disputes.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. WSGR represents companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them.