Keith Larson, Chair
Mr. Larson's experience in investment and finance stretches more than 25 years. He is currently the Vice President and Managing Director of Strategic Investments at Intel Corporation, where he has held various leadership roles involving strategic investments for more than ten years. He has served on boards of directors for government commissions, companies, and educational and charitable institutions. Mr. Larson has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
Mr. Larson was appointed by Governor Kulongoski on August 20, 2007 and confirmed by the Oregon Senate on September 13, 2007.
Richard B. Solomon, Vice-Chair
Certified Public Accountant
09/27/2004 - 01/31/2006
02/01/2006 – 01/31/2010
02/01/2010 – 01/31/2014
Mr. Solomon has been a Certified Public Accountant for over 35 years. He formed his own CPA firm in 1981, specializing in tax and business planning. He chaired the OIC from 2006 to 2008, and has served on many boards and commissions including the Oregon Lottery Commission, the Oregon State Bar's Professional Liability Fund and the Portland State University Foundation.
He currently is a member of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation’s Investment Committee, Planned Parenthood Columbia/Willamette’s Investment Committee and the board of Congregation Beth Israel.
Mr. Solomon was appointed by Governor Kulongoski on August 12, 2004 and confirmed by the Oregon Senate on November 18, 2004. He was reappointed by Governor Kulongoski on December 12, 2005 and confirmed on April 6, 2006.
Katherine J. Durant
Ms. Durant has worked in real estate investment for more than 20 years, and has served on both the Oregon Growth Account Board and the Oregon Investment Fund board, in addition to her service to the OIC. She is currently the Managing Partner at Atlas Investments, a real estate development and holding company in Portland, Oregon, specializing in retail and industrial properties. She has a B.S. in Business Administration from Pepperdine University, and a M.B.A. in Finance from Willamette University.
Ms. Durant was first appointed to the OIC by Governor Kulongoski on May 12, 2005 and confirmed by the Senate on June 1, 2005. She was reappointed by Governor Kulongoski on November 9, 2006 and confirmed on November 30, 2006.
05/01/2013 – 01/22/2014
Ms. Adams currently manages the capital markets investment group at The Standard. Formerly, she was the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Investments at IAM Asset Management. Ms. Adams was involved in the 2008 USA presidential election as a voter rights lawyer for Counsel for Change, the Obama campaign's legal team. She serves on the board of Portland Center Stage and the finance committee of Planned Parenthood, Columbia-Willamette Valley. Ms. Adams holds a BA from Carleton College, a JD from Stanford University and an MBA from Stanford University.
Ms. Adams's appointment by Governor Kitzhaber was confirmed by the Senate on April 30, 2013.