Backen, Dave

Dave Backen


Sherwood, OR

In his multi-faceted role as director at Evergreen Consulting Group, Dave works with clients and programs, and with the senior management team to develop and capture growing opportunities in the marketplace. He is also involved in strategic aspects of Evergreen corporate marketing.

An experienced leader, Dave participated in senior management teams for several consulting firms and PacifiCorp before joining Evergreen in 2011. During his 30 years working in the energy industry, he has engaged in energy efficiency, program and project management, business development, strategic planning and community relations. As a result, he has developed an extensive network of colleagues nationwide.

Dave has launched dozens of residential, commercial and industrial energy efficiency programs throughout the country for both electric and gas utilities. Among his various roles at PacifiCorp, he managed the utility’s proprietary Energy FinAnswer program and co-directed an Energy Services organization. He received PacifiCorp’s Spirit of Excellence award in 1998.

An advocate for community engagement, Dave served eight years on the Sherwood School District Board of Directors during which he graduated from the Oregon School Boards Association’s advanced leadership training program. Initially serving on Providence Health’s organization-wide Patient and Family Advisory Council, PFAC, Dave continues his involvement with the Sherwood clinic branch. Due to his disdain for the gym, Dave works out his competitive fitness needs on the tennis courts a few times a week.

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