May, 2019 – NW Straw Pulp, LLC announces the appointment of its newest Board Member.

Sue Cruz was recently elected to serve on the Board of Managers of NW Straw Pulp, LLC, parent company of Columbia Pulp.  Ms. Cruz is an experienced financial executive with a broad base of experience in all aspects of accounting, auditing and financial management. She has experience with mergers and acquisitions, private equity investment, raising debt and equity for investment purposes and establishing effective organizational structures for businesses with diverse geographies.

Ms. Cruz is currently the CFO of Columbia Ventures Corporation, a family office, and serves as the Board Chair of Pocketinet Communications Inc., a subsidiary company. She is a CPA, holds an MBA from Portland State University and a BBA from the University of Portland.

Ms. Cruz replaces Mr. Mark Lewis as a member of the NW Straw Pulp Board of Managers.  The company thanks Mr. Lewis for his service and contribution.