Corporate Sponsors & Foundations

We Couldn't Do It Without You

It is with deep gratitude that we recognize and acknowledge our donors for their continued dedication and support of BEST's mission, programs and services dedicated to preventing human trafficking. Together we are committed to ​ending the exploitation of vulnerable children, women, and men in our communities.

Birch Equipment is the leading independently owned construction equipment and sales company in the Pacific Northwest and Southeast Alaska.  Birch Equipment provides pro-active fleet, management/maintenance, 24-hour response and mobe/demobe for commercial contractors, transportation, industrial, manufacturing and the public sector. Birch Equipment is headquartered in Bellingham, Washington. To learn more about Birch Equipment’s services, visit To learn more about the Birch Golf Classic, visit

​Waldron is a leading for-benefit consulting firm serving clients in the private and social sectors. For over 35 years, Waldron has helped organizations and individuals realize their full potential and sharpen their competitive edge. Across three practice areas — Executive Search, Effective Organizations, and Career Transition — Waldron delivers creative, flexible solutions that are executed with individualized attention and thoughtful client service resulting in measurable impact. Waldron assists regional, national, and global clients with a full range of talent management services, and they are proud to be a Certified B Corporation™.

Passport Unlimited's mission is to connect customers and businesses through an exclusive collection of restaurants, merchants, hotels, and entertainment venues. For over 35 years, Passport has delivered programs that build and strengthen their customers’ most valuable relationships. Members will find special discounts on services, at shops and restaurants, for health & wellness, travel and much more. Passport features ongoing, consistent discounts with an intuitive, discrete redemption process and creates custom programs make it easy to provide meaningful benefits and maximum value with an investment that fits a variety of budgets.

Gumball Enterprises is a leadership development company in Seattle, WA whose expertise is executive coaching and strategic advising in innovation labs and rapidly scaling organizations. Over the last 25 years, Gumball has served fortune 500 companies and worked with 50+ C-Suite leaders in the last 3 years alone. Google, Crowd Cow,, Latino Leadership, Design for Impact and Juno Therapeutics are just a few who work with Gumball. Most leaders were simultaneously scaling the business, readying the company for sale, and learning how to lead from their new position. Focusing on the unique needs of each client, Gumball always connects with the distinctive company culture and delivers individual solutions for each customer.  

The PORTCON conference and expo is a bi-annual industry gathering attended by managers from port authorities, marine terminal operations, and other industry professionals across North America. It was created to consolidate initiatives developed over the past 10 years with a goal to improve the competitiveness of seaport operations. This includes the Certified Port Executive Program, which has an alumni of over 500 seaport managers, and PORTSTAR, an online seaport security training solution that over 20,000 seaport employees have participated in. The conference is an opportunity for senior seaport management to gather to discuss key issues. BEST presents at this conference to raise awareness about preventing human trafficking in the maritime industry.​

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For information on donor opportunities, contact Brooke Wilzen, Community Engagement Manager at or 360-430-6675.

For information on corporate sponsorship, contact Kevin Connelly, Corporate Relations Coordinator at or 440-532-0608. You may also download our Corporate Sponsorship packet below.

Corporate Sponsorship Packet