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

Spencer Hill


Both personally, and professionally, Spencer desires to utilize his resources to influence people.

Specifically, to influence them to live the healthiest lives possible individually and in business. Furthermore, to influence 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 13 years of experience as an owner and partner in several business that range from internet marketing and web and app (game) development, to physical goods in the lifestyle industry.

He has extensive experience in everything from digital design, 12+ programming / scripting languages, sales and marketing, management of small and medium sized teams, and executive responsibilities.

Michael York

Michael York

Operations Manager, Junior Strategist

Michael is our Operations Manager and Junior Strategist in training. He is in the process of completing his Google AdWords and Facebook Blueprint certifications and has created several Preliminary Marketing Strategies to date and will become full time in the near future.

He is also one of Spencer’s business partners in an upcoming iOS / Android game: Clash of Orbs.


Core Staff

Digital Design Staff

Manish Tilara

Manish Tilara

Senior Designer

Manish has been with us since 2015 and is a talented Creative Director bringing engaging designs and design experiences to our clients. He participates in design competitions and design research experiments outside of his work here and brings the best of his experiences back to our team and clients.

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Amrinder Gill

Digital Designer


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Strategy Staff

Spencer Hill

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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Michael York

Michael York

Junior Strategist

As a Strategist (in training) Michael is responsible for creating Preliminary Marketing Strategies, managing Paid Search Marketing and performing Local and National Organic Search Optimization and Marketing duties.


Website Development Staff

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

Recommended Reading: What is the difference between outsourcing and employing remote staff?

Tafhim Ul Islam

Tafhim Ul-Islam

Senior Web Developer

Tafhim has been with The Portland Company since early 2015 and 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.


Abdul Wadood

Front End Developer

Abdul has been with The Portland Company since early 2016 and is a speedy front end developer that specializes in WordPress Theme Develop. He’s 



Application Development Staff

Our sister company: (also owned by our Principal Spencer Hill) provides the infrastructure and services for our clients who need application development services.


Yousha Farokey

Yousha Farokey

Senior Application Developer

Yousha has been with us since late 2015 and is an expert in usability testing and planning. His ability to scope out a project and communicate potential obstacles is essential to the success of an application.


Support Staff 


Taylor Hill

Taylor Hill

Accountant & Bookkeeper

Taylor, brother to our Principle, 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.

 Leland Smith

Leland Smith

Senior Programmer & Project Manager

Leland began his career with on-the-job training here at The Portland Company circa 2008. He’s now focused on philanthropic and entrepreneurial endeavors and joins us for large projects as a Senior Programmer and Project Manager.

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From Our Blog


Roots Issue #10

Categories: Bedrock, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis, Ubuntu

Today I switched from my Mac to my Linux Ubuntu and attempted to continue working on a Roots site. After cloning it down and using vagrant up to start the server and the site. Then I noticed the sites styling was broken. So I looked at the main.css stylesheet and discovered it was not found. So […]

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Roots Issue #7: What to do when your Theme styles on Staging or Production are broken.

Categories: Bedrock

Disclaimer: First of all, if you don’t realize that there are possibly many causes for this type of issue, you probably need more experience in website development in general. Particularly mastering HTML and CSS.   Today, I deployed a site to Staging. This means that I: Opened Terminal on my Mac / Linux Ubuntu machine. […]

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The First 5 Things You Should Know When Using ‘Screen’

Categories: Uncategorized

What is screen? screen is program that allows you to use multiple windows (virtual VT100 terminals) in Unix. In other words, instead of having a bunch of tabs open in Terminal to do different things at the same time you can run the commands below to show and hide them.   How to use screen? […]

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