Chairman of the Board & former CEO of Compli; former CEO & President of Fred Meyer, Inc.
Kenneth Thrasher has been a ReadyNation member since 2013. He is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Compli, yet continues to serve as Chairman of the Board. Prior to joining Compli in 2002, Thrasher served 19 years in executive positions with Fred Meyer, Inc., including President and Chief Executive Officer 2001, as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer from 1997 to 1999, and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1987 to 1997.
Thrasher also serves on the boards of directors of GSL Solutions, The Jensen Growth Fund, Friends of the Children, Oregon Mentors, College Possible, the Portland State University Foundation, and the OSU College of Business Dean’s Circle of Excellence. He is on the Cradle to Career Council of All Hands Raised, and is a senior director on the Oregon Business Council. Prior to 2009, Thrasher served as a member of the board of directors for the Oregon Coast Aquarium and is past Chair of Oregon’s Quality Education Commission.
Thrasher has a B.S. in Business Administration from Oregon State University and in 2012 was awarded an Honorary Doctorate degree from Portland State University.
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