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Portland Business Alliance announces new board leadership

Diversity of business executives and industries selected to oversee organization

For more information, contact:
Megan Doern, 503.552.6754

July 12, 2013

Portland, Ore. – The Portland Business Alliance has announced its new slate of officers for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, which began July 1. The new officer slate for this year includes:
Gregg Kantor
Chair: Gregg Kantor, NW Natural
Chair Elect:  Debbie Kitchin, InterWorks, LLC
Chair Emeritus: Dennis Rawlinson, Miller Nash LLP                                      
Treasurer: Mitch Hornecker, Howard S. Wright
Secretary: DJ Wilson, KGW
President and CEO: Sandra McDonough

The Alliance would like to welcome these new board members:
  • Peter Andrews, Clean & Safe District
  • Simone Brooks, S. Brooks & Associates
  • Craig Christensen, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Aneshka Dickson, Colas Construction
  • Mike Golub, Portland Timbers
  • Eric Hoffman, Hoffman Construction                                                                                                                                                                                                Gregg Kantor
  • Kathleen Kee, Confluence Wealth Management                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Charles Wilhoite, Willamette Management Associates

The Portland Business Alliance
The Portland Business Alliance is Greater Portland’s Chamber of Commerce. With about 1,600 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