Name: Ted Vause
Company Name: Invest Northwest Financial
Title: Financial Planner
Years at Company: 20
What are three things you use at work every day?
Strategy, compassion, humor
What was your first job?
My first real job was as a shop boy in a print shop.
How do you spend your free time?
Boating, camping, travel, working on projects, and spending time with family and friends.
What are three words that best describe you?
Knowledgeable, driven, fun.
What did you want to become as kid?
I wanted to be a graphic artist.
How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities?
Almost 40 years. Sure has gone by quickly!
Where is your hometown?
I was born in Santa Monica, and my soul is still on the beach. I call the beaches in Ventura/Oxnard CA home still.
What is your favorite holiday?
My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. I love having friends and family around. It’s the holiday that allows you to enjoy without the pressure.
If you could pick one superpower what would it be?
I would love to time travel. Not sure if that is considered a super power, but that would be my choice.
What was the first concert you attended?
Probably the Doobie Brothers in Santa Barbara. I am old enough to have enjoyed all the 70’s bands that played around LA. I guess that’s one plus for age.
Do you live by any piece of advice or motto?
Love your neighbor as yourself.
What excites you the most about the direction of the Tri-City Regional Chamber?
I love that the Tri-Cites area is becoming so vibrant, and that the Chamber is helping to create the city in to a place that people love to come to and stay.