John Otter has been appointed as chairman of the Washington Policy Center (WPC) one of Washington State’s most prominent think tanks. The conservative, pro-business WPC focuses on economic issues, including labor issues, taxation, environmental issues, education reform and others.
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John Otter is the son of Idaho Governor Butch Otter. According to the WPC, Otter is “the Chief Executive Officer and President of CBC Partners, LLC., a capital investment lender for high-growth, middle-market companies in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.”
In a statement, Otter said:
“We have the unique freedom to leverage our individual initiative to make for a better society. As Chairman, I am proud to be a part of Washington Policy Center, one of our nation’s premier state-level policy organizations, as we harness the power of information to lead Washingtonians to a more responsible and limited government.”
Otter has served on the board of directors at WPC since 2009.