Founder, EVP, Business Development
Steve Akre co-founded Oregon International Air Freight (OIA) in 1988 with Junki Yoshida. Under Mr. Akre’s leadership, OIA Global has implemented numerous international and global logistics programs including a fully automated Portland-based radio frequency (RF) distribution warehouse, a global raw material supply chain linking material suppliers and factories across eight countries and a dedicated international procurement program. Additionally, Mr. Akre was instrumental in securing regular and routine cargo flights from both Korean Air and China Air to Portland International Airport and the U.S. West Coast.
Mr. Akre served on the Governor’s Oregon Business Planning Steering Committee and attended Portland State University.