Board of Directors

The Alliance board of directors, represents a diverse group of companies, industries and business interests. The board is actively involved in decision-making regarding our advocacy efforts, financial health, programming, and membership recruitment and retention.

For questions about how to join the Board of Directors:
Leeann Ly, Executive Assistant & Board Liaison, at [email protected]

Executive Committee



Chair
Mike Golub | President, Business Operations, Portland Timbers Soccer


Chair-Elect
John Maher | President, Oregonian Media Group


Treasurer
Jessica Getman | President, Brown & Brown Northwest Insurance


Secretary
Stacey Dodson | Market President - Portland & SW Washington, U.S. Bank


Chair Emeritus
Vanessa Sturgeon | President & CEO, TMT Development


Downtown Portland Clean & Safe Representative
Mark Schlesinger | Partner/Senior Project Manager, Schlesinger Companies


Vice Chair for Membership
Janet Campbell | Vice President/Chief of Staff, Cambia Health Solutions


Vice Chair for Central City
Dan McMillan | Executive Vice President, The Standard


Vice Chair for Government Relations
Will Rasmussen | Partner, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP


Vice Chair for Marketing & Communications
Liz Fuller | President, Gard communications


Small Business Representative
Diane Economaki | President, Fuze7 Marketing


Manufacturing Representative
Jeff Deitrick | Vice President, Oregon Division, Swire CocaCola


Members-at-Large
Art Avita | Senior Vice President, Bank of America


Members-at-Large
Julia Brim-Edwards | Senior Director, Global Strategies & Operations, Government & Public Affairs, Nike


Members-at-Large
Scott Bolton | Senior Vice President, External Affairs & Customer Solutions, Pacific Power


Members-at-Large
Frank Burkhartsmeyer | Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, NW Natural
Members-at-Large
Deborah Herron | Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations, Walmart


Members-at-Large
Alisa Johnston | Vice President, Business Banking Manager, Wells Fargo


Members-at-Large
Michael Liu | Financial Officer, Fubonn Shopping


Members-at-Large
Chris Oxley | Senior Vice President & General Manager of Rose Quarter Operations, Portland Trail Blazers


Members-at-Large
Alando Simpson | Vice President, City of Roses Disposal & Recycling, Inc.


Andrew Hoan | President & CEO, Portland Business Alliance

Board Member

Mark Anderson | Jacobs Engineering Group, Jacobs
Peter Andrews | Executive Vice President of Brokerage, Melvin Mark Companies
Jules Bailey | Chief Stewardship Officer & Director of External Affairs, Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative
Brett Baker | General Manager, Austin Industries
Candace Beeke | Publisher, Portland Business Journal
Ellie Booth | Public Policy, Amazon
Ana Chaud | Founder & CEO, Garden Bar
David Chown | Vice President, Chown Hardware
Dick Clark | CEO, The Portland Clinic
Andrew Colas | President, Colas Construction Inc.
Ralph Cole | Director, Equity Strategy & Portfolio Management, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management
Graciela Cowger | Chief Executive Officer, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
Nima Darabi | Vice President, Hoffman Construction Company
Troy Dickson | Senior Vice President - Oregon Manager, Howard S. Wright
Dan Field | Executive Director, Community Health & External Affairs, Kaiser Permanente
Jim Francesconi | Vice President of Public Policy, Moda Health
Bret Gelber | Managing Director, Accenture
Patrick Gilligan | Executive Vice President, Lincoln Property Company
Matt Goodman | Vice President, Downtown Development Group
George Granger | President, AT&T Oregon
Dave Hansen | Senior Vice President, Market Regional Manager, Columbia Bank
James Harker | Chief Strategy Officer – Oregon, Providence Health & Services
Marion Haynes | Vice-President of External Affairs, Comcast Corporation
Jared Holum | President and Shareholder, Perkins & Company
Tom Hughes | Corporate Affairs Manager, adidas America
Michael Hurley | President Middle Market Banking - Oregon & SW Washington, JPMorgan Chase
Kathleen Kee | Partner, Confluence Wealth Management LLC
Tony Kopki | Vice President of Commercial Programs & Southern Oregon Regional Director , PacificSource
Dana Krawczuk | Attorney, Stoel Rives, LLP
Victoria Lara | CEO, Lara Media Services
Tim Leavitt | Director, SW Washington Operations, OTAK
Jill Mackie | Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Vigor Industrial
Courtney Martin | Global Public Affairs, Intel Corporation
Sara Leigh Medley | Director, Risk Assurance, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Deirdre Molander | Strategic Business Development, Precision Castparts Corp.
Dave Robertson | Vice President Public Policy, Portland General Electric
Steve Roselli | Senior Vice President - Regional Manager, Harsch Investment Properties
Peter Saba | Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Schnitzer Steel
Andrew Schpak | Co-Managing Partner, Barran Liebman
Abby Sears | CEO, OCHIN
Dave Shotwell | Executive Vice President - Chief Credit Officer, Umpqua Bank
Chris Taylor | Renewable Energy & Housing - Treasury, Google
David Thompson | General Counsel, Cura Cannabis Solutions
Tamara Uppendahl | Vice President of Philanthropy Centralized Services, Legacy Health
Michelle Weisenbach | Market President - Oregon & SW Washington, KeyBank
Rich White | Government Relations Manager - NW Region, The Boeing Company
Charles Wilhoite | Managing Director, Willamette Management Associates

Ex-Officio Members

Mike Andreasen | Vice President - University Advancement, University of Oregon
Kimberly Branam | Executive Director, Prosper Portland
Mike Hand | Dean, Willamette University MBA
Doug Kelsey | General Manager, TriMet
Kristen Leonard | Chief Public Affairs Officer, Port of Portland
Emerging Professionals of Portland Representative
Blake Mai | Partner, New York Life
Partners in Diversity Representative
Parna Mehrbani | Partner, Tonkon Torp
Jeff Miller | President & CEO, Travel Portland
Matt Miller | Interim President & CEO, Greater Portland, Inc.
Mark Mitsui | President, Portland Community College
Nagi Naganathan | President, Oregon Institute of Technology
Skip Newberry | President & CEO, Technology Association of Oregon
Stephen Percy | Interim President, Portland State University
Sandra Rollinson | General Manager, Pioneer Place Retail
Lisa Skari | President, Mt. Hood Community College
Dr. Rachel Solotaroff | President & CEO, Central City Concern
Abigail Tibbs | Vice President, Public Affairs, Oregon Health & Science University