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Portland Business Alliance announces new board leadership

Small business owner will oversee organization as board chair

Portland, Ore. – The Portland Business Alliance has announced its new slate of officers for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, which began July 1. The new officer slate for this year includes:

Chair: Debbie Kitchin, InterWorks, LLC
Chair Elect:  Mitchell Hornecker, Howard S. Wright
Chair Emeritus: Gregg Kantor, NW Natural                                       
Treasurer: DJ Wilson, KGW Media Group
Secretary: Jim Mark, Melvin Mark Companies
President and CEO: Sandra McDonough

The Alliance would like to welcome a new board member:
  • Ty Barker, Clean & Safe District

The Portland Business Alliance
The Portland Business Alliance is Greater Portland’s Chamber of Commerce. With more than 1,700 members, the Alliance strives to promote and foster an environment in the Portland region that attracts, supports and retains private-sector jobs, spurs economic vitality and enables quality educational opportunities for the region's residents. Learn more at