Business professionals from the community, selected for their business experience and professionalism, make up the BEC Board of Directors. They are active and passionate about their role in creating and helping to sustain successful businesses. Representing a variety of backgrounds and affiliations, they bring a broad spectrum of expertise to the BEC and its startups.

Scott WeaverPresident
Arise2, LLC

Bill Dean, Vice-President
Entrepreneur in Residence, OSU

Linda Modrell
Former Benton County Commissioner

Peter Burke
SCORE Counselor

Orit Ofri
Yeda, LLC, Writer, Entrepreneur, and a software engineer

Bill Ford
Board Member Emeritus

Richard Burright
Entrepreneur in Residence

Chris Hanson
Entrepreneur in Residence