Category Archives: Firm updates

Arnerich Massena Sponsors the Simon Benson Awards

Portland State University and the PSU Foundation hosted the 18th Annual Simon Benson Awards on Thursday, Nov. 9. to honor philanthropy and community involvement. The evening featured keynote speaker Captain Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, who became internationally renowned after guiding US Airways Flight 1549 to an emergency water landing in the Hudson River. 2017 honorees included Pete Nickerson, a global entrepreneur and past chair of the PSU Board of Trustees, and Dorothy Lemelson, who serves as chair of the Lemelson Foundation. Read more »

Arnerich Massena Sponsors Randall Children’s Hospital Foundation

The Randall Children’s Hospital Foundation and Legacy Health, in conjunction with Fred Meyer, hosted “#MyRCH: an evening to celebrate kids” on Friday, October 13, an event to raise money for the Randall Children’s Hospital Foundation. The Foundation supports the Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, which is a regional leader in the care of infants, children, and teens. Arnerich Massena is a proud sponsor of this event: principals Terri Schwartz, Bryan Shipley, and Karl Hausafus attended. Terri Schwartz is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Randall Children’s Hospital Foundation. Read more »

Arnerich Massena Senior Consultant Ryan Cunningham Moderates a Panel at the Pensions & Investments DC West Coast Conference

“Helping DC plan executives distill the key metrics, current priorities, and innovative solutions in order to best succeed, Pensions & Investment’s 2017 West Coast Defined Contribution conference is the industry-leading event that shows what plan sponsors are focusing on today,” states the P&I West Coast Defined Contribution conference agenda. Read more »

Zero Mass Water – Capital and Hard Work Making a Difference

Sometimes we are reminded of just how profound the combination of capital and hard work can be in effecting changes in the world. Zero Mass Water, one of the investments in private equity venture 3×5 Partners LLC, recently had a launch event and they visited some of the sites where their devices were installed in Lebanon. If you haven’t heard of Zero Mass Water, the company builds a device called SOURCE, a solar panel that makes water out of moisture in the air. Using only solar energy, the device literally creates clean water out of thin air. Read more »

Arnerich Massena is Honored at Invest in Others Charitable Foundation Award Gala

As one of three finalists for the prestigious Invest in Others Corporate Philanthropy Award, Arnerich Massena was invited to attend the 11th Annual Invest in Others Award Gala in New York City. The event, on September 28, celebrated this year’s awards finalists and winners, and the outstanding contributions they have all made to their communities. Tony and Christine Arnerich were among the 4,000 attendees of this tremendous event! Read more »

Hood to Coast Team Firm Assets Reaches the Finish Line!

Congratulations to the Arnerich Massena Hood to Coast team, Firm Assets! They completed the grueling two-day, 201-mile relay race from Mount Hood’s Timberline Lodge (at 6,000 feet on the southern flank of the mountain) to the Oregon coast, reaching the finish line with a time of 29 hours, 26 minutes, and 17 seconds. We finished 31st of 131 mixed corporate teams and 356th out of 1,050 teams overall! Not only did they reach the finish line, but the team also raised more than $2,000 for the Cole Parker Randall Foundation, in honor of Jeff Van Damme, Kristi Van Damme’s husband, and Don Mirich, Peg Terry’s partner. Read more »

Arnerich Massena Recognized Among Top Ten Corporate Philanthropists (Small Company Category) by The Portland Business Journal

The Corporate Philanthropy Awards presented by The Portland Business Journal “recognize companies who are making a difference in our communities by moving the needle of giving and providing monetary contributions that create change.” We are proud to be named one of the top ten corporate philanthropists in the small company category. Awards will be presented and rankings announced at the upcoming Corporate Philanthropy Awards Luncheon on October 11, 2017. Read more »

Arnerich Massena’s I AM Learning Partnership Donates to Irvington School Supply Drive

Irvington School is hosting its first-ever school supply drive on August 25, 2017 to alleviate school supply costs for Irvington families and classroom teachers. Local businesses donated supplies and funding for the event, organized by Kamelah Adams and Bryan Steelman along with the Irvington PTA and principal Satrina Chargualaf. The supply drive is part of an overall effort to send a message of greater inclusion, community, and belonging among all members of the Irvington School Community.

The I AM Learning Partnership is an important part of that community, and we supported the drive with our own unique donations. Read more »

Arnerich Massena Reaches FAR for Health This Week

Thank you to everyone who has helped us reach FAR for Health in our Hood to Coast fundraiser! We’ve raised more than $1,700 so far for the Cole Parker Randall Foundation.

Arnerich Massena’s Hood to Coast team, Firm Assets, will be putting on their running shoes this Friday for the epic relay race. This year, we are dedicating the race to two of our families who have experienced tragedies over the last six months. In honor of Jeff Van Damme, Kristi Van Damme’s husband, and Don Mirich, Peg Terry’s partner, our team, Firm Assets, is raising money to support the Cole Parker Randall Foundation, which supports families with children facing difficult medical challenges and contributes to ongoing research in pursuit of a cure for spinal muscular atrophy. Learn more about the foundation and why it’s dear to our hearts here. Read more »