Leadership Team


Executive Team

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    Megan Conway

    Senior Vice President of Communications and Regional Strategy
    Office: 503.275.9795

  • Brian Doran

    Chief Financial Officer
    Office: 503.275.9775

  • Steve Faulstick

    Chief Sales Officer 
    Office: 503.275.9278

  • James Jessie

    Senior Vice President of Convention Sales
    Office: 503.275.9770

  • Jeff Miller

    President & CEO
    Office: 503.275.9797

  • Greg Newland

    Chief Marketing Officer 
    Office: 503.275.9771


Board of Directors

Executive Committee Officers

  • Chair
    Naim Hasan
    Naim Hasan Photography

  • Chair Elect
    Tim Pyne
    Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

  • Vice Chair
    Eric Walters
    Hilton Portland Downtown & The Duniway

  • Treasurer
    Dennis Johnson
    CPA – Retired

  • Past Chair
    David Penilton
    America’s Hub World Travel

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Board Members

  • Tim Ackman
    Alaska Airlines

  • Chris Bebo
    Provenance Hotel

  • Councilor Shirley Craddick
    Metro

  • Mike Daley
    Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel

  • Alex Dawes
    Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown

  • Mark Goeman
    CoHo Services

  • Terry Goldman
    Canopy by Hilton Portland Pearl District

  • Charles Holt
    The Mark Spencer Hotel

  • Renee Rank Ignacio
    McMenamins Pubs, Breweries & Historic Hotels

  • Ryan Kunzer
    Kimpton Monaco Portland

  • Dave Murray
    Courtyard Portland City Center

  • Jatin Patel
    G. A. Hotels Group, LLC

  • Maria Ponzi
    Ponzi Vineyards

  • Ruth Shelly
    Portland Children’s Museum

  • Commissioner Loretta Smith
    Multnomah County

  • Linda Weston
    Rapporto

  • Mayor Ted Wheeler
    City of Portland

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Professional Advisors

  • Jason Brandt
    Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association

  • Mike Cohen
    Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

  • Scott Cruickshank
    Metro Visitor Venues

  • Sandra McDonough
    Portland Business Alliance

  • Craig Stroud
    Oregon Convention Center

  • Karin S. Wandtke
    McDonald Jacobs, PC

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