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Our Staff

OCF's professional staff helps our donors to achieve their charitable goals and works to strengthen nonprofit organizations.

Max Williams

President and CEO
Statewide, Metro Portland
Executive Team

Elizabeth (Liz) Carey

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Metro Portland
Executive Team, Finance and Fund Services

Sonia Worcel

Chief Community Impact Officer
Metro Portland
Executive Team, Community Impact

Kirsten Kilchenstein

Vice President of Donor Relations
Metro Portland
Executive Team, Donor Relations

Mariann Hyland

Vice President of People and Culture
Metro Portland
Executive Team, People and Culture

Johanna Thoeresz

Chief Development Officer
Metro Portland
Executive Team, Development

Stephanie Swanson

Director of Marketing and Communications
Metro Portland
Executive Team, Marketing and Communications

Michael Achterman

Program Officer
Metro Portland, North Coast
Community Impact

Melissa Adelman

Director of Grants Management
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Jamie Anderson

Administrative Assistant
Metro Portland
Finance and Fund Services

Donna Arasin

Administrative Officer
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Nancy Bales

Executive Director, Gray Family Foundation
Metro Portland
Gray Family Foundation

Sara Brandt

Senior Philanthropic Advisor and Regional Director
Southern Willamette Valley
Development

Rebecca Bibleheimer

Senior Philanthropic Advisor
Metro Portland
Development

Heidi Binder

Donor Relations Officer
Southern Oregon
Donor Relations

Marcy Bradley

Program Officer for Black Student Success
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Carly Brown

Program Officer, Community Engagement
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Madeline Brandt

Research Officer
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Lisa Bork

Fund Services Associate
Metro Portland
Finance and Fund Services

Ruby Buchholtz

Community Impact Assistant
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Belle Cantor

Program Officer, Education
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Jenn Columbus

Philanthropic Advisor & Regional Director, Northern Willamette Valley
Northern Willamette Valley
Development

Abe Conway

Senior Technology Services Associate
Metro Portland
Technology Services

Amy Cuddy

Philanthropic Advisor and Regional Director
Southern Oregon
Development

Mirna Loreli Cibrian

Latino Partnership Program Community Engagement Coordinator
Statewide, Metro Portland
Community Impact

Jennifer Olson Curry

Senior Donor Relations Officer
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Pip Denhart

Development Assistant
Metro Portland
Development

Leann Do

Lead Program Associate
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Jennesa Datema

Donor Relations Officer
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Rana DeBey

Program Associate
Metro Portland
Gray Family Foundation

Amy Drake

Program Officer
Southern Oregon
Community Impact

Anna Esperanza

Regional Coordinator
Central Oregon, Eastern Oregon
Development

Roberto Franco

Director of Latino Partnership Program
Metro Portland, Northern Willamette Valley
Community Impact

Art Frank

Director of Technology Services
Metro Portland
Technology Services

Tina Garland

Regional Program Associate
South Coast, Southern Willamette Valley
Community Impact

Michael French

Marketing Manager
Metro Portland
Marketing and Communications

Melissa Freeman, MPH

Director, Strategic Projects
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Carlos Garcia

Environmental Resource Officer
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Anne George

Donor Relations Officer
Central Oregon, Eastern Oregon
Donor Relations

Julie Gregory

Senior Philanthropic Advisor & Regional Director, Central & Eastern Oregon
Central Oregon, Eastern Oregon
Development

Shukun Guan

Associate Accountant
Metro Portland
Finance and Fund Services

Alisa Hayes

Donor Relations Officer
Metro Portland, North Coast
Donor Relations

Melissa Hansen

Senior Program Officer
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Joel Harmon

Administrative Assistant, Community Grants, Research & Initiatives
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Sarah Hench

Associate Donor Relations Officer
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Patrick Hosfield

Donor Relations Officer
South Coast, Southern Willamette Valley
Donor Relations

Taylor Jacobson

Data Assistant
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Comet James

Program Associate, Scholarships and Grants
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Gina Kaplan

Manager, Executive Office and Board Relations
Metro Portland
Executive Team

Kristina Kindel

Grants Associate
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Ray Klinke

Associate Vice President of Finance and Fund Services
Metro Portland
Finance and Fund Services

Chey Kuzma

Associate Donor Relations Officer
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Diane Lai

Philanthropic Advisor
Metro Portland, North Coast
Development

Stephanie La Pierre

Associate Program Officer, Endowment Partners
Southern Oregon

Megan Loeb

Associate Program Officer, Economic Vitality & Health
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Kim Leonard

Senior Research Officer
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Abby Mann

Technology Services Associate
Metro Portland
Technology Services

Eva Miller

Associate Program Officer
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Abram Misiluti

Administrative Assistant, Scholarships & Grants
Metro Portland
Community Impact

John Moriarty

Program Officer
South Coast, Southern Willamette Valley
Community Impact

Chi Nguyen

Accountant
Metro Portland
Finance and Fund Services

Maylian Pak

Senior Donor Relations Officer
Southern Willamette Valley
Donor Relations

Justin Pabalate

Donor Relations Officer
Metro Portland, Northern Willamette Valley
Donor Relations

Angela Pratt

Donor Relations Assistant
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Heather Pruess

Donor Relations Officer
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Cheryl Puddy

Program Officer
Central Oregon, Eastern Oregon
Community Impact

Amy Reaney

Senior Donor Relations Officer Supporting Organizations & Trusts
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Jackie Roth

Philanthropic Advisor
South Coast, Southern Willamette Valley
Development

Maggie Rounds

Administrative Assistant, Development
Metro Portland, Northern Willamette Valley
Development

Caitlin Ruffenach

Director of Research
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Valarie Rundquist

Program Officer, Endowment Partners
Statewide, Metro Portland
Community Impact

Mary Louise McClintock

Director of Education Programs
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Megan McElroy

Associate Program Officer, Scholarships
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Rocio Perez

Administrative Assistant
Statewide, Metro Portland
Community Impact

Oleya Pearsall

Administrative Assistant, Scholarships
Statewide, Metro Portland
Community Impact

Matt Quince

Database Manager
Metro Portland
Technology Services

Beth Rajski

Accounting Assistant
Metro Portland
Finance and Fund Services

Demarree Ruthrauff

Grants Management Assistant
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Kimberlee Salmond

Senior Research Officer
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Kyle Sexton

Donor Relations Associate, Supporting Organizations and Trusts
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Kim Schmucker

Family Giving Coordinator
Metro Portland
Donor Relations

Danielle Schumaker

Receptionist
Metro Portland
Operations

Becky Seel

Research Officer
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Carlee Smith

Program Associate, Arts
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Nina Sobotka

Regional Coordinator
South Coast, Southern Willamette Valley
Development

Eli Soria

Administrative Assistant
Metro Portland
Operations

Sarah Celine Staben

Human Resources Coordinator
Metro Portland
People and Culture

Jerry Tischleder

Program Officer, Arts & Culture
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Nell Tessman

Program Officer
Metro Portland
Gray Family Foundation

Ewnetu Tsegaw

Community Engagement Coordinator
Metro Portland
Community Impact

Wendy Usher

Senior Philanthropic Advisor
Metro Portland
Development

Sandi Vincent

Communications and Digital Media Coordinator
Metro Portland
Marketing and Communications

Lixin Wang

Director of Accounting
Metro Portland
Finance and Fund Services

Kim Whitney

Community 101 and Community Engagement Coordinator
Statewide, Metro Portland
Community Impact

Jennifer Yamashiro

Event Marketing Coordinator
Metro Portland
Marketing and Communications

Molly Yeend

Strategic Projects Coordinator
Statewide, North Coast
Community Impact

Hirut Yehoalashet

Finance Officer
Metro Portland
Finance and Fund Services

Cathy Zegar

Administrative Officer, Operations
Metro Portland
Operations