Council of Economic Advisors

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Council of Economic Advisors

The Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) advises the Mayor’s Office, Worksystems, and Prosper Portland on collective economic development and workforce development priorities.

Contact: Yvonne Smoker, email or 503-823-3226

Council Roster

The Council is composed of leaders from business, non-profits, chambers, government, foundations, colleges, universities, and unions.

  • Alice Cuprill-Comas, General Counsel, Oregon Health Science University
  • Andrew Hoan, President & CEO, Portland Business Alliance
  • Annette Mattson, Mt. Hood Community College Board
  • Anthony Deloney, Director of After School Summer Programs, Self Enhancement Inc
  • Carl Talton, Executive Chair, Portland Family of Funds
  • Christian Kaylor, Economist, State of Oregon
  • Curtis Robinhold, Executive Director, Port of Portland
  • Eric Cress, Principal, Urban Development Partners
  • Heather Hoell, Executive Director, Venture Portland
  • Janet LaBar, President and CEO, Greater Portland Inc
  • Jeana Woolley, Owner, JM Woolley & Associates
  • Jeff Miller, President, Travel Portland
  • Jill Mackie, Senior VP, Vigor
  • Jim Mark, Chair, Portland Business Alliance
  • Joe Cortright, President, Impresa
  • Joe McFerrin, POIC/Rosemary Anderson & Black Male Achievement Initiative
  • Jon Jensen, Political Rep, IBEW Local 48
  • Julia Brim-Edwards, Sr. Director of Government and Public Affairs, Nike
  • Juliana Lukasik, Director, At Large Films
  • Kanth Gopalpur, Chair, Business Oregon Commission
  • Ken Wright, VP of Dental, Kaiser
  • Lee Po Cha, Executive Director, Immigrant Refugee Community Organization
  • Mara Zepeda, Co-Founder, Switchboard
  • Marc Goldberg, Associate VP of Workforce, Portland Community College
  • Melissa Freeman, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Oregon Community Foundation
  • Michele Reeves, Founder, Civilis Consultants
  • Nancy Stueber, President, OMSI
  • Nate McCoy, Executive Director, NAMC-Oregon
  • Nitin Rai, Founder, Elevate VC
  • Paul Rosenbaum, CEO, SWR Corporation
  • Randy Miller, President, Produce Row; Portland Ambassador Program
  • Román Hernández, Partner, K&L Gates
  • Sce Pike, Founder, IOTAS
  • Skip Newberry, President & CEO, Technology Association of Oregon
  • Tavo Cruz, Counsel, Farleigh Fada Witt; Chair, Prosper Portland Board
  • Toya Fick, Board, Meyer Memorial Trust
  • Wally Van Walkenburg, Partner, Stoel Rives