Team

Our team marries small and medium business mentorship with the best practices of digital marketing, design, website development and application development.

 Executive Staff

Spencer Hill - Principal & Senior Strategist at The Portland Company

Spencer Hill

Principal and Senior Strategist

Both personally and professionally, Spencer desires to utilize his resources to influence people to live the healthiest lives possible – individually, and in business. Furthermore to help them to grow their businesses as if it were as simple as a basic math equation.

He believes this begins with himself, his wife, his children, and then beyond.

Spencer brings over 14 years of experience as an owner and partner in several businesses that range from internet marketing, website design development, app (game) development, physical goods in the lifestyle industry, and even photography, film and multimedia animation.

He has extensive experience in everything from digital design, programming/scripting languages to sales and marketing as well as management of small and medium sized teams, and executive responsibilities.

 

Leland Smith - Assistant Vice President, Strategist and Senior Programmer at The Portland Company

Leland Smith

Partner and Senior Programmer

Beginning his career in Digital Marketing with on-the-job training here at The Portland Company in 2008, Leland went head first into programming, and calculatingly entered project management with us for several years. Now he continues as a Strategist and Assistant Vice President contributing to critical decisions and growth points as the company continues.

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 Brittany Hill - Photographer & Support Strategist at The Portland Company

Brittany Hill

Photographer and Support Strategist

Brittany married Spencer in 2009, gradually assuming increased responsibility and helping to grow TPC over the years. She has become invaluable to the stability and longevity of The Portland Company.

She is an experienced marketer and junior strategist but focuses on our in-house photography and is responsible for our Lifestyle Product Photography, eCommerce Product Photography, Business Portrait Photography, and beyond.

A mother of 4, with extensive home schooling experience, she knows how to work tirelessly and pull overtime like no-other. 

 

 

Core Staff

Managers

 

Jenica Haldeman - Executive Assistant at The Portland Company

Jenica Haldeman

Executive Assistant

Jenica brings her ambitious organizational skills and professional experience to help The Portland Company achieve unbeatable customer service and delivery by tackling every administrative task that arises.

She is skilled and valued beyond her title, which is why she’s perfect for the position. She keeps the blood pumping to all the limbs through email inbox management, transactional client communications, auditing staff’s work, human resources, and more – ensuring our executive team can remain focused on maximizing and optimizing what TPC offers.

Originally from Portland, Oregon, she is married, has three children and lives in Texas.

 

Melissa Taylor

Marketing & Advertising Manager and Strategist

With over a decade of running her own small business under her belt, Melissa has a keen eye for what our clients need. She excels in keeping The Portland Company’s recurring services on schedule and complete as our Marketing Manager, as well as preparing and delivering monthly and on-demand reports to our clients and team. She is responsible for our clients’ search engine optimization, advertising, and social media marketing services and the staff that fulfill those services.

Melissa is originally from San Francisco and relocated to Wilsonville, Oregon with her husband and 4 children.

Digital Design Staff

 

Luke Rusnac

Print & Digital Designer

 

 

Manish Tilara - Senior Print & Digital Designer at The Portland Company

Manish Tilara

Print & Digital Designer

Since 2015 Manish has invested his talent as a Creative Director bringing engaging designs and design experiences to our clients in print and digital. He participates in design competitions and design research experiments outside of his work here, and then brings the best of his experiences back to our team and clients.

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Amrinder Gill - Print & Digital Designer at The Portland Company

Amrinder Gill

Print & Digital Designer

Amrinder parallels Manish in skill and creativity, yet brings his own character and personality to our design work. Known on our team for innovating key elements of clients’ designs, enhancing our strategy staff ‘s work, and often leading to direct compliments from clients.

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Strategy Staff

 

Spencer Hill - Senior Strategist at The Portland Company

Spencer Hill

Senior Strategist

As the Senior Strategist Spencer is responsible for training up new Strategists and carries the responsibility of defining and executing Preliminary Marketing Strategies.

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Melissa Taylor

Marketing & Advertising Manager and Strategist

With over a decade of running her own small business under her belt, Melissa has a keen eye for what our clients need. She excels in keeping The Portland Company’s recurring services on schedule and complete as our Marketing Manager, as well as preparing and delivering monthly and on-demand reports to our clients and team. She is responsible for our clients’ search engine optimization, advertising, and social media marketing services and the staff that fulfill those services.

Melissa is originally from San Francisco and relocated to Wilsonville, Oregon with her husband and 4 children.

 

Website Development & Application Development Staff

Our website development staff are permanent staff members who work exclusively for our company. They are rigorously vetted and trained by our Principal and have passed numerous exams and certifications, as you can see on their LinkedIn profiles. We do not outsource any of our work.

 

Salman Ansari - Senior Web Application Developer for The Portland Company

Salman Ansari

Senior Programmer & Co-Team Lead, Web Programmer & Application Developer

Since mid 2016 our go-to guy for the toughest technical challenges on clients projects is Salman. He’s an expert in pragmatically solving complex problems for our clients and assisting in training our other staff on the latest technology. He is a full-time member of our team.

Salman and Komal share a private office in Panchkula, India (northern central tip of India) and continue to help us on-board new staff.

 

Komal Gorg

Senior Programmer & Co-Team Lead, Web Programmer & Application Developer

Since late 2015, Komal has made substantial investments that were critical in certain growth points of The Portland Company. He is responsible for managing on-the-ground infrastructure for much of our remote staff in Panchkula, India. A seasoned programmer, Komal is a loyal and essential leader in our team.

 

Abdul Wadood - Front End Developer at The Portland Company

Abdul Wadood

Front End Developer

Joining us in early 2016, Abdul is known for his speedy front end development and specializes in WordPress Theme Development, Laravel development and is adept at learning new technology. He is responsible for the majority of the design-to-code work that our clients see first during the development process. He is careful to lint (audit) and optimize the code he and our team write, to be optimally secure, fast and efficient.

 

Muhammad Sikander Nasar - Programmer at The Portland Company

Muhammad Sikander Nasar

Programmer

Sikander has been with us since 2018 and brings special Laravel expertise to our team. This is actively influencing our development practices while empowering our team to provide increasingly secure, stable and fast websites and web applications.

 

Tafhim Ul Islam - Application Developer for The Portland Company

Tafhim Ul-Islam

Application Developer

Tafhim has been with The Portland Company since early 2015 and has proven to be a dedicated leader and loyal staff member. He is an extremely experienced and skilled application developer, in addition to being a front end Developer and expert in WordPress Plugin Development.

Support Staff 

 

Taylor Hill - Owner of Hill Tax, Consulting & Financial Services

Taylor Hill

Accountant & Bookkeeper

Taylor, brother to our Principal, renders accounting, bookkeeping and tax consultation services to The Portland Company through his company Hill Tax, Consulting & Financial Services, Taylor hold’s a license in Tax Consulting (35829-C) and is also a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

About

Since 2005 we've been offering digital and content marketing strategy and implementation. Including website development, search engine optimization and marketing, search marketing and more.

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Contact

Email

us@theportlandcompany.com

Phone

503-567-9561

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