Please join us on Wednesday, August 1 at noon for an ELGL forum with Sean Robbins, Greater Portland Inc. The forum will be held in the West Linn City Hall, Council Chambers – 22500 Salamo Road.
Lunch options: bring your own bag lunch; or pay $6.00 for Subway sandwiches/chips/drinks.
RSVP to Megan Messmer, [email protected]
Sean Robbins, CEO
Sean joined the Greater Portland Inc. team in 2011 as the organization’s new CEO. He comes to Greater Portland Inc. with over a decade of professional experience in economic development, commercial real estate and urban and regional planning in Wisconsin. He has built a reputation as a get-it-done leader at the intersection of business and community affairs, forging partnerships between public and private sector partners to deliver important community development initiatives.
Most recently (2009-2011), Sean served as the Executive Vice President of Thrive, which is Madison, Wisconsin’s regional public-private economic development partnership. During his tenure, he lead the organization through the creation and implementation of an important new strategic plan that improved the region’s access to capital, built a shared regional business retention and expansion infrastructure, and launched the creation of the region’s Economic Development District designation with the U.S. Economic Development Administration.
Sean holds a Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Iowa. He and his wife Kristy are proud parents of their two sons, Emory and Mason.