Bates Technical College

A leader in hands-on learning for more than 75 years, Bates Technical College has three dynamic campuses in Tacoma that fulfil the important role of offering high-quality education and training for our students.

The opportunities we provide today contribute to the economic prosperity of our region tomorrow. From healthcare, aerospace, and engineering to green construction, information technology, and business, we offer career training programs, apprenticeship, and continuing education courses that meet the demands of our ever-changing workforce.

Our graduates are in-demand and making a difference. Learn more at www.bates.ctc.edu, or 253-680-7000.

CHI Franciscan

CHI Franciscan  is a nonprofit health system based in Tacoma, Washington, with $2.45 billion in total revenue and a team of more than 12,000 doctors, nurses and staff that provide expert, compassionate medical care at eight acute care hospitals and over 200 primary and specialty care clinics in Pierce, King and Kitsap counties. This includes St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor; St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood; St. Elizabeth Hospital, Enumclaw; St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way; St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma; Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton and Silverdale; Highline Medical Center, Burien; and Regional Hospital, Burien. Started in 1891 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, today CHI Franciscan is one of the largest health systems in Washington state. The system is comprised of more than 1,200 hospital beds and over 4,000 credentialed providers offering cardiovascular care, cancer care, orthopedics and sports medicine, neurosciences, women’s care and other health care services. CHI Franciscan’s mission focuses on creating healthier communities, including caring for the poor and underserved. In our 2017 fiscal year, the organization provided $188 million in community benefit, including $20 million in charity care. Follow CHI Franciscan on Facebook facebook.com/CHI Franciscan, Twitter @CHIFranciscan and Instagram @CHIFranciscan.

1-888-825-3227

BECU

We’re your friendly neighborhood not-for-profit credit union with a passion for helping people and giving back to our local community. We’re also a proud partner of the Sounders FC 2.

becu.org | 800-233-2328

Columbia

Columbia Distributing is one of America’s finest beverage distributors. If you live in Oregon, Washington, or Northern California, then you’ve probably tried some of the products we distribute to your preferred retailer and your favorite restaurant or bar. We take pride in being part of a three-tier system, and we’re 100% dedicated to providing quality products, quick delivery, and premium customer service. Through our distribution of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages since 1935, we’ve grown to become a staple in the Pacific Northwest community, employing over 3,500 people and covering more than 135,000 square miles across three states. For the past 80+ years, we’ve cultivated deep relationships with our retail partners and developed an expert understanding of the beverage landscape, allowing us to appeal to brands both big and small.

Pepsico

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.

PepsiCo’s people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo’s promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages from treats to healthy eats; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment by conserving energy and water and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support and invest in the local communities where we operate. For more information, please visit www.pepsico.com.

Propel Insurance

We’re not just in the insurance business. We’re in your business.

As one of the largest privately-held insurance agencies in the Northwest, we know from experience the bigger the risk, the bigger the reward. That perspective and drive – together with our industry expertise – make Propel Insurance a perfect match for aggressive, success-minded organizations. We provide innovative insurance solutions, surety bonds, employee benefits, and other financial services to more than 50,000 businesses and individuals worldwide.

Sound Transit

Sound Transit is growing with the South Sound. To help you get to where you’re going with less stress and less traffic, we’re planning and building more transit connections. Construction of the Tacoma Link extension to the Hilltop neighborhood starts this fall, and plans for the regional light rail extension to the Tacoma Dome are underway. We added three daily trips on Sounder last year, and more parking and access improvements are coming to Sounder stations to make it easier for commuters to enjoy stress-free travel. Want to stay up-to-date on all the ways Sound Transit is helping grow the South Sound? Subscribe to our email for the latest news and updates.

Tim’s Cascade Snacks

Tim’s has been creating chips in the shadow of the Cascade Mountain range since 1986 using an old family recipe. By starting with premium potatoes direct from family owned farms and only the finest blends of real seasonings, we think you’ll agree that you have discovered what you have been looking for from your first satisfying crunch.

The News Tribune

The News Tribune, the daily newspaper that serves Tacoma and Pierce County, Washington, anchored in South Puget Sound with majestic Mount Rainier nearby. For more than 100 years, pages of The News Tribune have been turned with understanding, laughter, tears, and awe. Every day, through each of its generations, The News Tribune has installed a strong sense of community – prompting citizens to act, businesses to flourish, and people to improve their daily lives. Today this vital source of news and technology is also reaching its audience through new channels and ever-advancing technology. The News Tribune has a circulation of 116,150 daily and 123,213 on Sundays.

Admiral Nelson’s

Admiral Nelson’s Premium Spiced Rum is proud to be the Official Rum of the Sounders FC 2! The Admiral Nelson’s family of rums is comprised of the flagship Spiced Rum, 101 Proof Spiced, Black Patch, Cherry Spiced, Pineapple, Coconut, Vanilla, Gold, Silver and Dark varieties. As the second largest selling brand in the spiced rum category and the number four selling overall rum brand in the United States, there’s sure to be a flavor for everyone to enjoy! Visit the R Bar at Cheney Stadium to enjoy one of our featured drinks or create one of your own with our delicious recipes!

Les Schwab

The friendly greeting you get when you visit a Les Schwab Tire Centers isn’t a gimmick. It’s how we do business, and always have. Sure, we’ve grown, but our aim is still to be like a hometown neighbor-reliable, valued, trustworthy.

Creating Customers for Life

It all began in 1952, in a little western town called Prineville, Oregon, where an enterprising young man named Les Schwab started out with one small tire store. From the get-go, he recognized that anybody can sell tires: it was earning customer trust that takes more.

Hometown Values

Les’ vision for his company was built on principles that still guide what we do:

  • Give honest advice on what is really needed.
  • Do the job right the first time.
  • Stand behind all you do.
  • Share in the success with employees.

Print NW

PRINT NW was established in 2001. Since the beginning, PRINT NW has focused on listening to our customers’ needs. We are always exploring ways to improve so that we can provide the best products & creative solutions to meet our customers’ needs. Whether it’s The Dirt or the outfield walls, PRINT NW has a vast array of capabilities to handle your printing needs. We are proud to be the Sounders FC 2 premier printing partner.

Tacoma Fire

Established in 1880, Tacoma Fire Department is a community-based, all-hazard emergency services provider. We are dedicated to protecting people, property and the environment for the communities of Tacoma, Fircrest and Fife/Fire District 10.

Commencement Bank

You have a vision. For your business. Your family. Your life. Getting there can be hard work, but you don’t have to do it alone. When we founded Commencement Bank in Tacoma, WA, we knew we wanted to be a solutions-focused bank, the kind of partner you can trust to provide you with reliable guidance and products that fit you uniquely. That’s why we built our bank around experienced bankers, flexible products, and local decision making.

UniFirst

When it comes to uniform supply companies, there’s service … and then there’s UniFirst service. When you compare uniform suppliers, it’s important to understand that not all companies are created equally. We invite you to take a closer look to discover the UniFirst difference.

For more information regarding corporate partnerships, please email Ben Nelson at bnelson@wertacoma.com