How to Thrive in a Commission-Based Job
At AIFP, our commodity traders go through a one-year paid apprenticeship program before they enter our commission-only sales structure. That means that by the t… Learn More
Tami has worked since 1987 at a lumber company, mostly in the steel department. She started at North Pacific Lumber in their misc. commodities department and supported their steel department to cover someone during maternity leave, and has been in steel ever since. She joined the FCTG in 2003 at Western International until Western merged with their sister company American International in 2011.
Tami grew up in Portland, Oregon, attended college in Washington at U of W, lived in San Diego for a while and moved back to Portland where she started working at North Pacific.
Outside of work she spends time with her rescue dog Trigger, reads, and sells on eBay.Back to Team
We balance hard work and play. With exceptional employee retention and a people first approach, we keep our staff happy and engaged.
Some of my favorite things about working at AIFP are that I enjoy the trading partners that I work with every day, and the fact that my paycheck is based on how hard that I am willing to work.Jeff Hoggard Trader
Commodity trading is the coolest, old-school, person-to-person, make-deals business out there. It’s professional, personal, and requires a level of ease with people. It’s both challenging and rewarding.Nick Klohs Trader