Pacific Office, GNAC Ink Partnership Agreement
Pacific Office Automation is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
Pacific Office Automation is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. – Pacific Office Automation, a leader in office automation and IT services throughout the West, has entered into a five-year agreement to be the Official Office Management Solution Company of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.

With offices in seven Western states, Pacific Office Automation partners with a network of trusted national brands to provide the best in document imaging and office technology for businesses large and small. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, where it started selling copy machines in the mid-‘70s, Pacific Office Automation has expanded to 25 offices throughout the West.

“We are proud to welcome Pacific Office Automation as a conference sponsor and office management solution partner of the GNAC,” said conference commissioner Dave Haglund. “Aligning with a regional company known for its state-of-the-art technology and award-winning customer service is a perfect fit for the Great Northwest Athletic Conference and its nearly 2,000 student-athletes.”

Said Pacific Office Automation President Doug Pitassi: "Pacific Office Automation is excited about our new partnership with the GNAC. We strive to align ourselves with those who foster competition and especially those who make such a strong impact on our youth."

Among other benefits to the GNAC, Pacific Office Automation will provide the official programs for the league’s conference championship events. Pacific Office Automation will also receive visibility on the conference web site ( and in-game branding at GNAC conference championships.

About Pacific Office Automation
With offices in Oregon, Washington, California, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado, Pacific Office Automation’s best-in-class technology and award-winning services allow your business to function at top efficiency. We love to hear our customers say, “Problem Solved.”

About the GNAC
Founded in 2001 and based in Portland, Ore., the Great Northwest Athletic Conference is comprised of 11 full-member schools in five Western states and one Canadian province. Over its 15 years, the GNAC has experienced an unparalleled level of success with over 90 teams advancing to NCAA Division II national competition. In 2015-16, four GNAC teams reached the national semifinals with one, the women’s basketball program at Alaska Anchorage, advancing to the national championship game.

Full members of the GNAC include the University of Alaska Anchorage, the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Central Washington University (Ellensburg), Concordia University (Ore.), Montana State University Billings, Northwest Nazarene University (Nampa, Idaho), Saint Martin’s University (Lacey, Wash.), Seattle Pacific University, Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, B.C.), Western Oregon University (Monmouth) and Western Washington University (Bellingham). Affiliate members in football include Azusa Pacific University (Calif.), and Humboldt State University (Arcata, Calif.).

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