Addressing the Skilled Labor Shortage Crisis in the Painting Industry

Please join us:
March Networking and Educational Program 
Ian Siegner, Siegner and Company
Scott Jacobs, Jacobs Strategic Group
Jeany Park, Tree Swing Video

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Tuesday, March 15, 2022
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM 
Buffalo Gap Saloon & Eatery 
Program Summary
Our very own Ian Siegner of Siegner and Company will be joined by his colleagues Scott Jacobs of Jacobs Strategic Group, and Jeany Park of Tree Swing Video, to give a presentation about a burning issue we are all facing, “Addressing the Skilled Labor Shortage Crisis in the Painting Industry.” In this presentation, Ian and Co. will share thoughts on the current economic situation, the specific pain points that the painting industry is facing today, and most importantly, they will offer some concrete solutions to help your company fill the labor gap.
What You Will Learn:
  • Finding seasonal workers in a tight labor market
  • Creative ways to source managers
  • Why training is retaining
  • Why Video is essential to your business
  • It is not all about the Money. Recruit and retain talent with culture, reputation, and growth opportunities. It goes beyond the paycheck.
Our Presenters:

Ian Siegner is the owner of Siegner and Company Commercial Painting and Wall Covering Contractors in Portland, Oregon. Siegner and Company maintains a core group of 40 painters year round, growing to 60 or 70 in the summer. Siegner and Company specializes in commercial repaints, new construction and remodel projects, tenant improvements, as well as difficult access and special coatings and stain work.

Scott Jacobs is the Principal of Jacobs Strategic Group LLC, a results-driven professional with repeated success in helping organizations thrive, by increase sales, revenue and profit. He has a track record of success as a leader in building/developing sales and marketing teams. In addition to Scott’s leadership, he has extensive experience in business advising and career coaching.

Over the last 15 years he has worked for industry leaders in the technology sector, including Financial, Legal, Higher Education, Retail, and HR Compliance Software. He has measurable success leading marketing, direct sales, and channel organizations while at Wolters Kluwer, Intuit, Navex, Axiom EPM, Prophix, APCON, and Orchestra Software. Scott earned his MBA from University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis and his BA from the University of Portland.

Jeany Park is the owner of Tree Swing Video, a boutique videography agency based here in Portland, Oregon. Tree Swing’s sweet spot lies in helping small-medium sized businesses share their message through recruiting videos, training videos, brand videos and testimonial videos. Some of Tree Swing’s past clients include Best Buy, Costco, City of Beaverton, Otak, Radio Cab, Propeller Consulting, Phillips Electronics Alarm, Fisher Roofing, NW MachineWorks, Cordant Wealth Partners, and Stevens IS. Tree Swing is a women and minority owned business, and Jeany is currently in the process of getting her PMP certification.

Earn CCB Continuing Education Credit

This course is approved for 1 credit hour of commercial/residential continuing education credit for both members and non-members. The PCA Portland Chapter is responsible for the content of this course.


Registration Information

Includes Buffet Dinner!
Portland Chapter Members Paid in Advance:  $32
Portland Chapter Member Paid at the Door: $37
Non Portland Chapter Members:  $62
Guests Sponsored by a Portland Chapter Member: $32


Mar 15 2022


4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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