Developers Collaborative founder Kevin Bunker was chosen as the recipient of the 2019 Economic Development Achievement Award by the city of Portland Development Council. You can watch highlights of the ceremony and learn more about Kevin through biographical interviews with Kevin, his mother, and his mentor in this video.
Portland’s Economic Development Achievement Award goes to “a visionary individual, business or organization that has had a significant impact upon strengthening the city's economy,” the council’s director, Greg Mitchell, said in a news release. “Consideration may include expanding and/or diversifying the workforce; helping to make Portland a great place to live, work and locate a business; improvements to health and environmental sustainability; and other contributions.”
“Developers Collaborative’s involvement in numerous Portland development projects, including your smart growth projects and its community-based planning approach, are the reasons for the selection,” said Mitchell.