Alliance Staff

The Portland Business Alliance team is committed to making the Portland region a better place by advocating for business at all levels of government, and also offer a variety of networking events and professional development opportunities to connect and foster growth in our region’s business community.

Leadership

President & CEO
Andrew Hoan
President & CEO
Andrew Hoan, President & CEO
info@portlandalliance.com • 503.224.8684
Andrew Hoan became the president and CEO of the Portland Business Alliance on June 18, 2018.

Prior to joining the Alliance, Andrew was president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.  Before his tenure at the Brooklyn Chamber, he served in the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President where he directed capital spending and economic development policy. Andrew moved to New York through participation in a national service year as an AmeriCorps VISTA, helping indigent New Yorkers seek free civil legal help, and went on to develop corporate programming for the largest provider of homeless services in New York City, Volunteers of America.

Andrew was an appointee to several agencies and authorities throughout his career, and currently serves on Mayor Ted Wheeler’s Council of Economic Advisors, Metro Council President Lynn Peterson’s President’s Council, All Hands Raised board of directors, Oregon Business & Industry board of directors, Multnomah County’s Preschool for All Taskforce, and serves as co-chair of Commissioner JoAnn Hardesty’s Small Business Committee, treasurer of the Portland Economic Investment Corporation’s board of directors, and professional advisor for Travel Portland. He holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from the University of Wisconsin and a masters in urban planning from New York University.

A Milwaukee, Wisconsin native, his wife, Karina, is a doctor at Portland Clinic and they live with their sons, Theo and Rocco, in Northwest Portland.
Vice President, Downtown Services & Executive Director, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
Maureen Fisher
Vice President, Downtown Services & Executive Director, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
Maureen Fisher, Vice President, Downtown Services & Executive Director, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
mfisher@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6766
Maureen Fisher joined the Portland Business Alliance in 2019 and currently serves as the vice president of Downtown Services and the executive director of Downtown Portland Clean & Safe, which is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful business improvement districts.

Originally from “big sky country” Montana, Maureen Fisher has called Oregon home for more than 30 years. She began her career in media sales and management while pursuing a degree in Business/Marketing at Portland State University. Maureen has held various leadership roles in organizations such as KGW TV, KPTV/FOX, the Portland Trail Blazers, Comcast Spotlight and SOLVE.

Maureen resides in Portland with her husband, Mike, and their 20 year-old daughter, Annie, who is a student at the University of Portland. Maureen enjoys traveling, reading, and enjoying the beautiful outdoors.
 
Vice President, Government Affairs
Jon Isaacs
Vice President, Government Affairs
Jon Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs
jisaacs@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6746
Jon Isaacs joined the Portland Business Alliance as vice president of government affairs in January 2019. Prior to joining the Alliance, he was the public affairs manager for Uber Technologies, leading the company's Government, Public Policy and Community Relations work in Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Hawaii, Montana and Wyoming.

Prior to joining Uber in 2016, Jon served as the chief of communications and public affairs for Portland Public Schools (PPS) from 2012 to 2016. Prior to PPS, he spent more than 16 years working for and advising Democratic candidates, elected officials, and progressive nonprofit advocacy organizations in national, state and local leadership roles.

Recognized as one of the top political strategists in the Pacific Northwest, from 2004 to 2009, Jon served as is senior policy advisory, campaign manager and state director for House Minority Leaders, House Speaker and now United States Senator Jeff Merkley. Following his time with Merkley, Jon served as executive director of the Oregon League of Conservation Voters from 2009 to 2011.

Jon graduated from Oregon State University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. He currently serves on the board of directors for Oregon Business for Climate, the Advocacy Committee for the Technology Association of Oregon and the Equality PAC Board for Basic Rights Oregon. Jon lives in Portland, OR with his two healthy, active sons, Jay, 10, and Sam, 6. 
 
Vice President, Strategic Communications
Amy Lewin
Vice President, Strategic Communications
Amy Lewin, Vice President, Strategic Communications
alewin@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6754
Amy Lewin leads the communications team at Portland Business Alliance. Prior to joining the Alliance, Amy was director of communications at Oregon Environmental Council. Amy served for nearly two decades in news and production at Oregon television stations including KGW, KPTV and KEZI. She holds a Bachelor of Science in journalism from the University of Oregon.

Amy's heart is in helping Portland become a thriving place for everyone to live, work and play. She currently serves as PTA President at Cleveland High School in southeast Portland. In 2016 she was awarded Portland Public Schools' Superintendent's Volunteer of the Year award.

Amy's community service also includes Portland's Central City 2035 Advisory Group, Portland Parks Bureau Budget Advisory Committee, Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association, Friends of Piccolo Park, Friends of Hosford Field, Division Street Main Street Project, and others. 

Though she grew up on a farm in the Willamette Valley, Amy now enjoys living in southeast Portland with her husband (who runs his own business), daughter and friendly yellow lab.
Executive Director, Partners in Diversity
Mari Watanabe
Executive Director, Partners in Diversity
Mari Watanabe, Executive Director, Partners in Diversity
mwatanabe@partnersindiversity.com • 503.552.6775
Mari Watanabe is the executive director of Partners in Diversity (PiD). As executive director of PiD, she helps employers recruit and retain their diverse workforce through the nonprofit’s programs.

Prior to joining the Alliance, Mari worked for more than 20 years in the apparel industry before moving to the nonprofit sector. She also worked as the executive director for Oregon Nikkei Endowment, a Japanese American history and culture nonprofit organization.

Mari graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Washington State University and spent one year studying as a foreign exchange student at Japan University, before moving to Portland in 2000. Appointed by former Governor John Kitzhaber in May of 2011, she has served on the Oregon Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs for six years, the last two as chair-person. Along with her work on the commission, she currently serves on the Cultural Coalition of Washington County board, the National Veterans Network board, U.S.-Japan Council Regional Vice-Chair plus several other committees.  Mari past service includes the Beaverton Diversity Advisory board, the Executive Development Institute Board and Portland Taiko Board. In her spare time, she enjoys golfing, biking, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.
Senior Director, Finance and Operations
Ariana Alejandres
Senior Director, Finance and Operations
Ariana Alejandres, Senior Director, Finance and Operations
aalejandres@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6750
Ariana Alejandres joined the Portland Business Alliance as the finance manager in December 2016. In April 2019, she took on the role of senior director of finance and operations. In her role, she oversees all financial functions for the Alliance, its Charitable Institute and Downtown Clean & Safe. Prior to joining the Alliance, Ariana was the controller and general manager at Golf Scorecards, Inc. a business that specializes in golf scorecard design and printing.

Ariana earned her Master in Business Administration from Concordia University and her bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University where she studied accounting. Outside of the office, Ariana and her husband enjoy cooking and outdoor grilling, tackling home do-it-yourself projects, cheering on their son’s little league team, and spending time with family and friends.
Executive Assistant & Board Liaison
Karen VanVleck
Executive Assistant & Board Liaison
Karen VanVleck, Executive Assistant & Board Liaison
kvanvleck@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6765
Karen VanVleck joined the Portland Business Alliance as executive assistant and board liaison in May 2008. Prior to working at the Alliance, she worked in an executive support capacity at several organizations including Emeritus, a local woman-owned and managed health and skincare company, and Louisiana Pacific. Karen is a third-generation Oregonian and grew up outside of Salem on a 75-acre farm where her family raised strawberries, cherries and kept an amazing menagerie of animals.

Karen attended Oregon State University and graduated from Portland State University with a degree in sociology. In her spare time, she enjoys running marathons, reading, playing the piano, attending cultural events and traveling with her husband, Michael. She loves spending time with her two grandchildren, Eleanor and Ben.

Staff

Communications & Media Specialist
Rachael Arnold
Communications & Media Specialist
Rachael Arnold, Communications & Media Specialist
rarnold@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6772
Rachael Arnold joined the Portland Business Alliance in April 2016 as its communications coordinator. In February 2018, she was promoted to communications and media specialist. In her role, Rachael is responsible for creating and distributing all external-facing communications, including newsletters, social media channels, press releases, media and policy alerts, event marketing and blog posts. She also assists in media coordination, social media strategy and overseeing the Emerging Professionals of Portland (EPOP) program, which works to engage emerging professionals in civic and professional opportunities.

Rachael graduated from the University of Oregon with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a minor in ethnic studies. In her spare time, Rachael enjoys volunteers on the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s leadership team, and spending time with her friends and family. 
Coordinator, Administration
Erin Bothwell
Coordinator, Administration
Erin Bothwell, Coordinator, Administration
ebothwell@portlandalliance.com • 503-552-6764
Erin Bothwell joined the Portland Business Alliance as the administrative coordinator for membership services and Downtown Portland Clean & Safe in November 2019.

Erin grew up in Vancouver, WA and attended the University of Portland, where she worked in the student newsroom and got her start managing social media and content. Since graduating, she's worked with C+C and DoveLewis. In her free time, Erin enjoys volunteering, exploring Powell's and spending time with her cats.
Senior Events Coordinator
Sandra Butler
Senior Events Coordinator
Sandra Butler, Senior Events Coordinator
sbutler@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6770
Sandra Butler joined the Portland Business Alliance in September 2004 as the membership events coordinator to help manage events and maintain the Alliance event website. Today, she serves as the senior membership events coordinator and is responsible for coordinating and promoting all events.

Prior to working at the Alliance, Sandra worked in retail at Meier & Frank / Finlay Fine Jewelry for 24 years as a buyers’ assistant, Fine Jewelry Specialist and sales associate.

Sandra attended Portland Community College. When not attending events, Sandra can be found enjoying time with her family, and her interests include sewing and crocheting.
Administrative Assistant, Partners in Diversity
Dorothy Chongkit
Administrative Assistant, Partners in Diversity
Dorothy Chongkit, Administrative Assistant, Partners in Diversity
dchongkit@partnersindiversity.com • 503.552.6753
Dorothy Chongkit joined Partners In Diversity in August 2019 as its administrative assistant. In her role, she is responsible for providing administrative support to the Executive Director and Program Director. Prior to joining the team, Dorothy worked for several MNCs managing marketing programs.   
 
Dorothy attended West Valley College and enjoys Art History and American Literature, two subjects she holds dear since college.
Marketing Assistant, Downtown Services & Communications Coordinator, Partners in Diversity
Kristina Chung
Marketing Assistant, Downtown Services & Communications Coordinator, Partners in Diversity
Kristina Chung, Marketing Assistant, Downtown Services & Communications Coordinator, Partners in Diversity
kchung@partnersindiversity.com
Director, Federal Affairs and Executive Director, PNITA
Maria Ellis
Director, Federal Affairs and Executive Director, PNITA
Maria Ellis, Director, Federal Affairs and Executive Director, PNITA
mellis@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6762
Maria Ellis joined the Portland Business Alliance as the director of Federal Affairs and the new executive director of the Pacific Northwest International Trade Association (PNITA).
 
Prior to the Alliance, Maria was living in Medellin, Colombia, where she consulted for American startups based in Medellin and led the 2018 Portland Best Practices trip, hosting more than 50 leaders from the Portland metro as they explored economic development and innovation in Colombia. Prior to her time in Colombia, Maria was the director of strategy, equity and communications at Business Oregon, the state’s economic development agency. While there, she led a variety of projects including development of the agency’s five year strategy and planning Governor Brown’s successful trade mission to Asia, while also serving as senior advisor to the agency Director. Maria has held policy roles at Metro, including building coalitions around infrastructure funding.
 
Maria is a proud Colombian-American, born in Medellin, Colombia. She moved to Sacramento as a kid and learned English by watching 80s sitcoms. She received her bachelor’s degree from University of California Santa Cruz (go Banana Slugs!) and has a master’s in urban and regional planning from Portland State University.
 
When not working, Maria loves kickboxing, exploring Oregon with her husband and two rescue dogs, and building community in the Rose City.
 
Director, Downtown Retail Programs
Lisa Frisch
Director, Downtown Retail Programs
Lisa Frisch, Director, Downtown Retail Programs
lfrisch@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6740
Lisa Frisch joined the Portland Business Alliance in 2007 and today works as the downtown retail program director. Her role is to execute the Downtown Retail Strategy: recruiting new retailers; providing retention services to existing retailers; producing relevant market research to support the downtown business environment; and manage the Downtown Marketing Initiative, a year round marketing and social media program to support downtown retail and restaurant businesses.

Lisa has an extensive background in retail and marketing, including nearly 10 years with Saks Fifth Avenue, both in Portland and at its corporate headquarters in New York City. She served Saks as the director of local marketing and selling events, where she created and executed event and marketing strategies for stores nationwide.

Lisa is a graduate of Sunset High School and received a degree from Lewis and Clark College in business and administrative studies. When she's not conducting "market research" (her euphemism for shopping), she may be found out and about in downtown Portland, dining with friends, sipping coffee, or catching the latest independent movies at Fox Tower.
Senior Account Executive
Sandra Kaufman
Senior Account Executive
Sandra Kaufman, Senior Account Executive
skaufman@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6756
Sandra Kaufman joined the Portland Business Alliance in 2013 as a senior account executive. In this role, she is responsible for helping grow the Alliance membership and supporting members in their Alliance membership.

Prior to joining the Alliance, Sandra previously worked for the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce, spent 10 years in the employment industry, as well as two years in the insurance and finance industry. Sandra holds a Bachelor of Science in food and nutrition from Oregon State University. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor recreation with her family.
HR Generalist & Community Court Coordinator
Nnenna Lewis
HR Generalist & Community Court Coordinator
Nnenna Lewis, HR Generalist & Community Court Coordinator
• 503.552.6752
Nnenna Lewis works as the HR generalist and community court coordinator at the Portland Business Alliance. In her role as community court coordinator, she monitors and schedules community services for Multnomah County Community Court defendants. Nnenna also assists with community networking, and relationship building with local government and agencies with a focus on coordinating community service placement sites. Additionally, she provides facilitation of the Theft Accountability Class (TAC) for first-time theft offenders.

Prior to working at the Alliance, Nnenna held several roles at Self Enhancement Inc. (SEI), including in-school service coordinator, health & wellness instructor and recreation coordinator. Nnenna holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Lewis & Clark College. In her free time, she enjoys travel, art and culture activities, volunteering and spending time with her family.
Coordinator, Events & Small Business
Rebecca McCulloch
Coordinator, Events & Small Business
Rebecca McCulloch, Coordinator, Events & Small Business
rmcculloch@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6759
Rebecca McCulloch joined the Portland Business Alliance in March 2016 as the membership coordinator. In June 2019, she took on the role of events coordinator. In her new role, she plans, coordinates and executes networking and educational events, as well as coordinates regular President’s Council and Small Business Council meetings. Additionally, she oversees the Small Business Management Scholarship program. Becca also serves on the CASA Ambassador board and has previously served on the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Leadership Council.

Prior to working at the Alliance, Becca spent three years at Domaine Serene Winery, where she led high-end wine tastings and tours, and walked away with an excellent wine collection. She has also worked for the National MS Society and Nordstrom, on and off for years, both in Oregon and Minnesota.

Becca earned a degree in 2006 from the University of Oregon, majoring in English literature. Today, she remains a voracious reader, though audio books are now her go-to, and can be found at University of Oregon football games (Go Ducks!) every fall. In her free time, Becca is an avid outdoor runner, logging many miles and races. She also enjoys buying way too many clothes, spending time exploring Portland and beyond, and loves being with her family and friends.
Coordinator, Membership Relations Management
Ashleen McGirk
Coordinator, Membership Relations Management
Ashleen McGirk, Coordinator, Membership Relations Management
amcgirk@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6764
Ashleen McGirk is the membership relations management coordinator at the Portland Business Alliance. She joined the Alliance as the administrative coordinator for membership services and Downtown Portland Clean & Safe in August 2019. 

Prior to working at the Alliance, Ashleen lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she served as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the Women’s Business Center of Utah to increase visibility of entrepreneurial services to women in Utah. She has worked in County Elections and study abroad.

Her favorite accomplishments are winning her 2nd grade spelling bee and completing a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2017. Ashleen has a Bachelor of Arts in international studies and political science and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration from Portland State University.
Downtown Retail Advocate, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
Chase McPherson
Downtown Retail Advocate, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
Chase McPherson, Downtown Retail Advocate, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
chase@pdxretail.com • 503.208.5524
Chase McPherson joined Downtown Portland Clean & Safe as the Downtown Retail Advocate in January 2019. In his role, Chase will provide assistance to landlords, brokers and tenants consistent with the goals of Downtown Retail Strategy. This will include market research and custom recruitment packets, developing retail and restaurant leads, and providing information about incentives and programs available to assist businesses and landlords in Downtown Portland. The downtown retail advocate role is a contract position funded in part by Downtown Portland Clean & Safe, the Portland Bureau of Transportation and Prosper Portland.

Chase has a background is commercial real estate and is excited to advocate for downtown retail vitality. In 2009, Chase started his real estate career with CBRE after to moving to Portland with his future wife, Jenna. His focus on retail started when he joined Pate Retail Properties in 2014, where he worked with smaller retail tenants.

Chase was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, and graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder. Since moving to Portland, Chase and his wife got married, bought a house, rescued two dogs and gave birth to their son in 2017. Portland has become their home and they love the access to the beach, mountains and rivers, as well as the breweries, wineries and fantastic diversity of first-class food.
Senior Graphic Designer
Katie Mongue
Senior Graphic Designer
Katie Mongue, Senior Graphic Designer
kmongue@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6763
Katie Mongue joined the Portland Business Alliance in May 2005 as the graphic designer on the communications team. In her role, she has extensive experience designing print and digital projects, branding, event marketing materials, website design, email marketing, presentation design, advertising, political campaigns, economic reports and social media graphics. Prior to working for the Alliance, Katie worked for Portland Public Schools for more than four years doing print and web design in their IT and communications departments.

Katie graduated from Portland State University in 2001 with a degree in graphic design. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, traveling and spending time with her niece.
Director, Events & Sponsorships
Ashley Odil
Director, Events & Sponsorships
Ashley Odil, Director, Events & Sponsorships
aodil@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6742
Ashley Odil joined the Portland Business Alliance in the fall of 2016 as its senior event manager. In December 2018, she took on the role of Director, Events and Sponsorships. In this role, she coordinates all aspects of the Alliance’s more than 150 events each year, including handling the logistics, sponsorships and sales.

Prior to the Alliance, Ashley was the director of development, Law Enforcement Torch Run at Special Olympics Oregon where she worked with law enforcement agencies around the state on fundraising and awareness raising events.

Ashley earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Oregon State University, and has been actively involved in politics and event management since graduation. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors through hiking, camping, and boating and traveling the world.
Director, Leadership Programs
Hillary Patterson
Director, Leadership Programs
Hillary Patterson, Director, Leadership Programs
hpatterson@portlandalliance.com • 503-552-6741
Hillary Patterson joined the Portland Business Alliance in 2019 as its director, leadership programs. In her role, she oversees the Alliance’s suite of educational programs: Leadership Portland, the Leadership Portland Alumni Association and Public Service Training.

Hillary moved from Georgia to Portland to attend Reed College, then relocated to Austin, Texas, where she worked with MS and PhD students at the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business. Her most recent UT position was Senior Program Manager for the Master of Science in Business Analytics. Hillary was the first staff member hired to this innovative program, which was ranked No. 3 globally after Carnegie Mellon and MIT at the start of its third year. She returned to Portland in 2017, and worked for the Catlin Gabel School before joining the Alliance.
Program Coordinator, Partners In Diversity
Justin Peters
Program Coordinator, Partners In Diversity
Justin Peters, Program Coordinator, Partners In Diversity
jpeters@partnersindiversity.com • 503-552-6747
Justin Peters joined the Partners in Diversity team as the program coordinator in April 2019. In his role, he coordinates Partners in Diversity’s programming and events; designed to create a competitive advantage for the region by attracting, retaining, and developing diversity influencers and professionals of color.

Justin comes from a background in private sector human resources, event planning and office administration. He has been an active member of Portland’s business community deepening the region’s proficiency in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion arenas.

Justin studied music at Portland State University and CSU Stanislaus, and earned a Certificate in Human Resources Management from Portland State. He is active in Portland’s classical music community, and is passionate about enriching the lives of professionals of color through work with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Coordinator, Marketing & Communications
Shay Peterson
Coordinator, Marketing & Communications
Shay Peterson, Coordinator, Marketing & Communications
speterson@portlandalliance.com • 503-552-6757
Shay Peterson joined the Portland Business Alliance in November 2019 as its coordinator, marketing and communications. 

Shay was born and raised in the Midwest but has discovered a strong love for the Pacific Northwest. She received a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a minor in accounting from the University of Mary in December 2017. Prior to working for the Alliance, Shay worked for the Bismarck Mandan Chamber EDC in North Dakota as the Membership Engagement Director where she found her passion for the Chamber of Commerce world. In her free time, Shay is an avid hiker and photographer.
Director, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
Bill Sinnott
Director, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
Bill Sinnott, Director, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
bsinnott@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6778
Bill Sinnott returned as the director of Downtown Portland Clean & Safe in August 2013. Prior to his position as director, Bill worked for the Portland Police Bureau for 26 years in a variety of roles. He was instrumental in the creation of the Service Coordination Team and retired at the rank of commander in 2006. After retirement from the Police Bureau, Bill also served as the Portland Water Bureau Security Director for three years.

Bill graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science in political science. In his free time, Bill and his wife Kathy enjoy spending time between their home in Southeast Portland and the Oregon coast.
Coordinator, Accounting
Boubacar Traore
Coordinator, Accounting
Boubacar Traore, Coordinator, Accounting
btraore@portlandalliance.com • 503-552-6748
Lead Sidewalk Ambassador, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
Taylor Van Laningham
Lead Sidewalk Ambassador, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
Taylor Van Laningham, Lead Sidewalk Ambassador, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
• 503.552.6771
Taylor Van Laningham joined the Portland Business Alliance as a Sidewalk Ambassador for Downtown Portland Clean & Safe in June 2016. As lead ambassador, he oversees the Sidewalk Ambassador team, which provides the best information about downtown events, attractions, dining, shopping, transportation, as well as making downtown a more friendly and hospitable place.

Before joining the Alliance, Taylor worked for a construction company that specialized in drainage. He is currently in school studying architecture at Portland Community College.
Coordinator, Government Affairs
Kiley Wilson
Coordinator, Government Affairs
Kiley Wilson, Coordinator, Government Affairs
kwilson@portlandalliance.com • 503.552.6768
Kiley Wilson joined the Portland Business Alliance in July 2017 as an administrative assistant for government affairs and downtown services. In May 2019, she took on the role of Governement Affairs Coordinator. In this role, she facilitates policy committees, coordinates legislative efforts, and helps to craft policy positions that benefit businesses and their employees in Portland.  Prior to the Alliance, Kiley worked in Washington, D.C., in a congressional office.

Kiley graduated from the University of Oregon in 2016 with a degree in political science, and a minor in planning, public policy and management. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, cooking and reading. 
Legal Assistant, Downtown District Attorney, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
Kae Zariwny
Legal Assistant, Downtown District Attorney, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
Kae Zariwny, Legal Assistant, Downtown District Attorney, Downtown Portland Clean & Safe
• 503.988.3049
Kae Zariwny joined the Portland Business Alliance in 1990 as a validation clerk. She then worked as a receptionist/secretary until 1994 when she began working as the legal assistant for the Downtown Deputy District Attorney's office.

Kae reviews and prepares case files on misdemeanor criminal cases in the downtown area for the Downtown DA. She also staffs the Downtown Security Network monthly meeting and maintains the Downtown Community Public Safety Office, working closely with the Alliance, the Portland Police Bureau and the DA's Office.