Which Portland neighborhood do you call home? Or, are you Moving to Portland?
Forest Highlands (LO)
Born and raised in New Jersey. Educated in Boston. Moved to Portland in 1979 to pursue a 30-year career in municipal finance, capital and utility financing, policy development, intergovernmental relations and legislative affairs. Complementary experience in land use planning, development and civic engagement during a near decade tenure on a local planning commission.
What do you love about Portland?
Portland retains a human scale, diverse and stimulating neighborhoods, progressive political culture, strong ecological values, and an ever-present belief that individuals and communities can do good works for the city.
Eclectic tastes that are driven by mood and circumstance.. with a particular affinitve for improvisation.
What's your favorite Portland neighborhood and why?
Concordia. This was my first neighborhood as a Portland homeowner. I love the local amenities - Concordia University, Fernhill and Alberta Parks, Kennedy School, access to local businesses and easy bike access to the rest of the world.
You don't lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case. Ken Kesey
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