About Barter

Meet The Owners

The Deschutes Trade Exchange is owned and operated by local resident Tom Gates along with business partner Bill Edmonds and his son Harrison.  Tom is a 33 year resident of the area and a graduate of Michigan State University. 

Bill also attended MSU and along with Harrison brings 14 years of experience in the organized Trade industry, the last 3 years as owners of the South Bay Trade Exchange in Los Angeles.  

Bill and Tom are lifelong freinds who grew up together in Shepherd, MI.