EPB&B Helps Fulfill A Birthday Wish

Sixty-six coats for her sixty sixth birthday. That was the request of Elliott, Powell, Baden, and Baker’s, CFO/HR Manager Christ Harte. And boy, did she get her wish. On January sixth, after seeing a post in her local Facebook group about three Gresham businesses teaming up to collect new and gently used coats for charity, […]


Marc’s Message Of Hope For The New Year

As the unprecedented year of 2020 comes to a close, I cannot help but think this is a year that will not soon be forgotten. With the tragic events that have taken place, seemingly one after another, I have embraced an enhanced sense of gratitude for things I may have taken for granted in the […]


The Gift We Love To Give

The holidays are in full swing, but things look a little different this year. COVID restrictions, financial stress, and the inability to spend the holidays with loved ones have made it more difficult to be jolly this season. Without the big holiday parties, festive family gatherings, and anticipated visits to Santa’s workshop, this year more […]


Protect Yourself From Cybercriminals

Today, due to the Coronavirus, millions of more people are working from home. Although it cut out the morning commute, it has left many at risk of a bigger jam. Cyberattacks. Working from home has intertwined our work and personal life, leaving us vulnerable to very aggressive (and sneaky) cyber criminals trying to access our […]


A Message of Thanks

I’ve been giving much thought during these challenging times to what I am grateful for and striving to stay positive and hopeful for what the future brings. On this day before Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season, I wanted to take a moment to share. I am grateful to have grown up around […]


With Respect, Honor, and Gratitude

Today we come together as a country to honor our Veterans, thanking the men and women who have fought for the safety and freedoms we have all come to appreciate and enjoy. For you, we are tremendously grateful. Here at EPB&B, we would also like to take this opportunity to recognize two of our own […]


Friendly Wet Weather Driving Reminders

They say all good things must end, and that includes the beautiful weather we have had this Fall. While it’s been fun, Oregonians know darn well what is ahead. Rain, and a lot of it, leaving slick roads and standing water to navigate once again. Here are some driving reminders for even the most experienced […]


Three Important “Fall Back” Fixes

Yes! We all get an extra hour of sleep this weekend as we end daylight savings time, but there is more to do than just turn the clocks back. Now is a great time to attend to some important tasks around your home, ensuring you and your family stay safe and healthy.  Check to ensure […]


EPB&B Top Workplace in Oregon

  EPB&B was named among the Top Oregon Workplaces by The Oregonian.  The prestigious Top Workplace designation is determined completely by employee feedback.  “We are honored and beyond excited to receive this important designation from The Oregonian and our own employees”, says, EPB&B President, Marc Baker.   EPB&B ranked 18th among the small to medium sized employers with 150 or […]


Why My Employees Won’t Steal From Me – 5 Myths

Why My Employees Won’t Steal From Me – 5 Myths This article is reprinted with permission of its author, Libby Libhart, Loss Busters.com. The statistics are staggering. The latest National Security Survey states that 45% of losses to retailers are attributed to theft by employees. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) reports that 5% […]