Exciting news for Schwabe, as we were recognized by the Portland Business Journal as one of Oregon’s Most Admired Companies for 2015, enjoying the #3 ranking in the Professional Services category! Schwabe has been recognized as a Most Admired Company since 2005!

We sincerely appreciate all of our team members and everything they have done to help Schwabe earn this honor. We also would like to congratulate all of our fellow Pacific Northwest companies who made this list. It is wonderful knowing we are in good company, as we are being placed with companies who are so highly admired and honored in our region.

2015 Oregon’s Most Admired Companies

Food, Beverages and Natural Resources

  • 10 Barrell Brewing Co.
  • Alpenrose Dairy, Inc.
  • Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods
  • Dave’s Killer Bread
  • Deschutes Brewery, Inc.
  • McMenamins
  • Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc.
  • Stoller Vineyards
  • Tillamook County Creamery Assn.
  • Widmer Bros. Brewing Co.

Commercial Real Estate

  • Andersen Construction
  • CBRE
  • Colliers International
  • Gerding Edlen Development Co.
  • Hoffman Construction Co.
  • JLL
  • Melvin Mark Companies
  • NAI Norris Beggs & Simpson
  • R&H Construction
  • ZGF Architects

Financial Services

  • Bank of America
  • Becker Capital Management Inc.
  • Endeavour Capital
  • Ferguson Wellman
  • KeyBank of Oregon
  • OnPoint Community Credit Union
  • Pacific Continental Bank
  • U.S. Bank
  • Umpqua Bank
  • Wells Fargo

Health Care

  • Avamere
  • Cambia Health Solutions
  • Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Legacy Health
  • Moda Health
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Providence Health & Services
  • Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
  • ZOOM+

Non Profits

  • Albertina Kerr Centers
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland
  • CASA for Children
  • Children’s Cancer Association
  • Friends of the Children
  • Medical Teams International
  • New Avenues For Youth
  • Oregon Food Bank
  • Oregon Humane Society

Professional Services

  • Ater Wynne LLP
  • Geffen Mesher & Co. PC
  • Miller Nash Graham and Dunn LLP
  • Moss Adams LLP
  • Perkins & Co
  • Perkins Coie LLP
  • Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • Tonkon Torp LLP


  • Act-On Software
  • Elemental Technologies
  • FEI Co.
  • Flir Systems, Inc.
  • Intel Corp.
  • Jama Software
  • Jive Software
  • Mentor Graphics
  • Planar Systems, Inc.
  • Puppet Labs

Traditional Manufacturing

  • A-Dec, Inc.
  • Adidas America, Inc.
  • Benchmade Knife Co., Inc.
  • Columbia Sportswear Co.
  • KEEN, Inc.
  • Leatherman Tool Group, Inc.
  • Leupold & Stevens, Inc.
  • Nike, Inc.
  • Precision Castparts Corp.
  • The Greenbrier Cos.

Across All Industries

  • A-Dec, Inc.
  • Cambia Health Solutions
  • Columbia Sportswear Co.
  • Elemental Technologies
  • Intel Corp.
  • New Seasons Market
  • Nike, Inc.
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Precision Castparts Corp.
  • Umpqua Bank

To generate these rankings, the Portland Business Journal collected votes from CEOs throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington, asking them to select companies they most admire in eight different industry classifications. More information about the Most Admired companies is available online at the Portland Business Journal.

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