Portland Business Journal Recognizes Marissa Long for Excellence in HR

The Opus Group’s Director of Talent Development Named HR Leadership Award Winner
April 23, 2024

We are thrilled to announce that Marissa Long, Director of Talent Development, has been granted the HR Leadership Award by the Portland Business Journal.

The HR Leadership Awards recognize excellence and innovation in Human Resources Management in Oregon and SW Washington, spotlighting the individuals who are “standing out, taking charge, and keeping their organizations in tip-top shape.” 

Marissa Long is a driving force behind the success of many of The Opus Group's most dynamic and engaged teams. Her commitment to building an inclusive work environment ensures that every team member feels valued, supported, and equipped to succeed from day one on the job.

Marissa's contributions to initiatives like our Learning and Development program, Wellness Workshops, employee onboarding experience, and her leadership on our EDI Changemakers employee resource group are invaluable in sustaining a thriving workplace culture.

Throughout her twelve-year tenure at The Opus Group, Marissa has made a transformative impact on our global network of event agencies, which include Opus Agency, MAS, TENCUE, and Verve. Her dedication to fostering a culture of growth, empowerment, and belonging has earned her this well-deserved recognition.

“For over a decade, Marissa has been a cornerstone of our agencies,” shares Kim Kopetz, President and CEO of The Opus Group. “Her unwavering curiosity, compassionate leadership, and dedication to improving new hire onboarding and talent development have had an incredible impact. This recognition is so well-deserved, and we're fortunate to have her on our team!"

Join us in congratulating Marissa on this incredible achievement.