Peter Van Houten

Peter Van Houten

Peter Van Houten is currently the General Manager of Bob’s Metals Inc., a scrap metal processor in Portland, and  President of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of ISRI.  Over the past 35-years, Peter’s executive management career has spanned large technology companies such as Intel, Tektronix, Mentor Graphics and Knowledge Universe.   As an early adopter of social media, Peter has been an advocate for small business social media marketing leveraging Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn as platforms to promote brand awareness, positive business values and delivery of services to customers.  Married with three adult children and five grandchildren, Peter has been a live long resident of Oregon, graduating with a BA from Concordia University and an MBA from University of Portland.

Partnering with Community Colleges to Develop Internship Programs

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As the needs of scrap yards grow, the ability to find qualified workers is more important than ever. Unfortunately, a significant worker shortage has developed and many scrap yards are finding it difficult to fill all of their vacant positions. In this workshop, you’ll learn about how The Pacific Northwest Chapter of ISRI has partnered […]

Managing a 21st Century Workforce