In our final Community Conversation of 2020, Orlando Williams spoke with Port of Portland Executive Director Curtis Robinhold about engaging meaningful community development.
Curtis Robinhold became the Executive Director of the Port of Portland (Port) in 2017. He joined the Port as Deputy Executive Director in February of 2014. The Port, governed by a nine-member Commission appointed by the Governor, consists of four marine terminals, two general aviation airports, and Portland International Airport (PDX). The Port has about 800 employees and annual operating revenues of over $300 million. The value of foreign trade moving through the Port is $14 billion annually.
Prior to joining the Port, Robinhold held various high-profile positions including Chief of Staff to Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (after working for Kitzhaber for 10+ years), Managing Director of BP Alternative Energy’s global gas-fired power business, and he worked for Congressman Peter DeFazio. Robinhold was raised in Eugene, Oregon. He and his wife live in Portland with their two daughters. He holds a BA from the University of California at San Diego, as well as an MBA and Master of Environmental Management (MEM) from Yale University.
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