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It’s our privilege to call Bend, Oregon home. We’re committed to service in three specific areas that fuel each other and make our community stronger.

LOCAL LIVABILITY
Strong local engagement is part of our Five Talent DNA. We’re a part of local organizations that promote engaged, sustainable, responsible growth. Here are a few:
Bend 2030
MBSEF’s Pole Pedal Paddle
Looking Forward
“Move Bend” Initiative
Bend Chamber of Commerce

Pole Pedal Paddle 2016

EDUCATION AND STEM
We’re committed to building strong education and STEM learning environments in the region. We work with leadership from community schools (Bend-La Pine public schools, Trinity Lutheran School, High Desert Education Service District, OSU-Cascades and Central Oregon Community College) to teach, advise, and mentor students through these programs:
High Desert ESD i4 Program
– Central Oregon STEM
OSU-Cascades Computer Science Internships
Better Together
TAO’s Women in STEAM
In addition, our Five Talent intern program engages 30 to 35 high school and college student interns every year.

Interning

BEND STARTUP & TECHNOLOGY ECOSYSTEM
Growing and diversifying the Central Oregon economy, we make leadership commitments in these dynamic business organizations:
Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO)
Opportunity Knocks
EDCO’s Stable of Experts
Technology Association of Oregon
Bend Venture Conference

TAO Tech Crawl 2016

Let’s Work Together

If you’d like to discuss a project you’re working on, drop us a line. We’d love to learn more about what you’re building.