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Our Mission: To be the premier technical sales organization in the Pacific Northwest, representing manufacturers of high growth, leading edge products.

The Thorson Company, was established in 1957 and grew to cover the eleven western states.

Thorson Company Northwest was created in 1978 when George Thorson retired and sold his business to key employees in each market area.

All operations of Thorson Company Northwest relating to the representation of semiconductor manufacturers were transferred to Thorson Pacific on December 31, 1994.

Thorson Pacific was Incorporated in Oregon in October, 1994.

Thorson Pacific is completely independent of all other Thorson organizations.

Beaverton Office

10300 SW Greenburg Rd.
Suite 485
Portland, Oregon 97223

Phone (503) 954-2501
Fax (503) 946-8945

Beaverton Staff

Shawn Simon, Principal
BSME, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Markem Corp., Regional Sales Supervisor, 4 years
Altera Corp., Marketing Manager, 3 years
Phase II (Oregon), Sales Engineer, 1 year
Thorson Pacific, Inc., 2000

Paul Tropio, Field Sales and Distribution Manager
Arizona State University, BA Communications
Avnet, Inc., Account Manager, 6 years
Force Electronics, Account Manager, 5 years
Thorson Pacific, Inc., 2007

Alicia Burbidge, Operations Manager
Thorson Pacific 1997

Bothell Office

22232 17th Ave. SE
Suite 302
Bothell, Washington 98021

Phone (425) 402-9393
Fax (425) 402-9399

Bothell Staff

Dave Pfost, Principal
University of California, Santa Barbara, MS Scientific Instrumentation
Texas Instruments, Field Applications Engineer, 3 years
Harris Semiconductor, Field Applications Manager, 2 years
Harris Semiconductor, Account Executive, 5 years
Thorson Company Northwest, 1990
Thorson Pacific, Inc., 1995

Mike Mertel, Field Sales
BSEE, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo, 2001
LSI Logic, Field Sales Engineer, 4 years
Open Silicon, Regional Sales Manager, 2 years
Epic Technical Sales, Field Sales Engineer, 3 years
Thorson Pacific, Inc., 2010

Peter Allender, Field Sales and Distribution Manager
University of Washington, BA Business Administration
Wyle / Arrow, Field Sales, 5 years
CDI, Branch Manager, 8 years
Avnet, Account Manager, 2.5 years
Discovery Technical Sales, Account Manager, 1.5 years
Thorson Pacific, Inc., 2015

Cindy Wascher, Inside Sales
Thorson Pacific 1992

Vancouver, B.C. Office

4170 Still Creek Dr.
Suite 200
Burnaby, B.C., Canada V5C 6C6

Phone (604) 294-3999
Fax (604) 299-4511

Vancouver, B.C. Staff

Terry Ounsted, Principal
B.C. Institute of Technology
RAE Industrial Electronics Ltd., Field Sales, 3 years
ITT Multicomponents, Field Sales, 7 years
Thorson Company Northwest, 1994
Thorson Pacific, Inc., 1995