Chris McLaran

The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce announces Chris McLaran, Compliance, Internal Audit & Government Affairs Manager at Oregon Mutual Insurance as the Member of the Quarter.

Chris is recognized for his community contributions such as the Past Chair, Chair, Vice Chair, Marketing Chair, and Government Affairs Council Chair of the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce, President of the Celtic Heritage Alliance, Founder, Board Member R.E.A.L. Recognizing Excellence and Leadership Heroes, Board Member McMinnville Economic Development Partnership, Advisory Board Member Corban University, Past Board Member Willamette Valley Cancer Foundation and one of the organizers of the Celtic Heritage Alliance’s Scottish Festival.

In his role at Oregon Mutual Insurance, he is responsible for staying current on existing and proposed legislation, meeting with local, state, and federal government officials and lobbyists, and updating management on relevant laws and regulations while developing and fostering positive relationships. Chris whole heartily champions McMinnville, its businesses, and community!

The Chamber worked with Oregon Mutual Insurance President and CEO, Steve Patterson to schedule a surprise presentation of the award. The Chamber is grateful to Oregon Mutual for their community leadership and support.

The Member of the Quarter award is given to employees of chamber members who show exemplary leadership and are champions for our community. Chris McLaran is a true community champion!