OUR TEAM

Kyle Todd Executive Director

KYLE TODD,

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Kyle brings over a dozen years of Main Street experience to the BDA. He is an economic development pro with a passion for supporting small, locally-owned businesses as well as smart placemaking. In addition to being a complete urban planning nerd, Kyle believes the strongest economies are created when every community member feels they have equal access to opportunities, where an inclusive infrastructure exists, and where there are ample opportunities for community engagement and participation.

Kyle Todd Executive Director

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Kirsten Agard

Kirsten Agard

Board Chair

Kirsten Agard, is a seasoned professional with 19 years of experience in project, event, and change management, including 11 years in Mortgage Home Lending, she holds the rare Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) accreditation, ranking among the top 1% nationally and is the 2nd woman in Oregon to earn this honor.  Kirsten is also the recipient of the American Bankers Association’s ’22 Emerging Leader Award, reflecting her dedication to leadership, diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Serving on the Board since 2019 and as Board Chair of the BDA since January 2020, Kirsten is deeply committed to the downtown community and supporting local businesses, bringing her extensive experience and unwavering dedication to her role as a board member and leader.

Nicole Feightner

Nicole Feightner

Vice Chair

Nicole Feightner is an HR professional and has lived in the Beaverton area since 2007. She joined the BDA in the spring of 2019 and chaired the  Organization Committee through 2021. She has been the Vice Chair since January of 2022. Nicole is passionate about bringing volunteers together to make downtown a fun place for all.

Andrew Le

Andrew Le

Secretary

Andrew is a Community Manager and youth advocate in the Portland Metro area. He has 2 degrees in Business Administration Human Resources and Business Administration Management and Leadership. Andrew has 11 years of Management experience and has focused on growing and building the next generation of leaders. Andrew enjoys cooking and exploring new places as well as working with high school youth and getting them more involved in the community. Andrew joined the Board in 2023 and is excited to bring more to downtown Beaverton. 

Vacant Open Position

Vacant Open Position

Treasurer

Presently looking for Treasurer.

Ruben Halperin

Ruben Halperin

Board Member

Ruben is a resident of Beaverton and works in Beaverton as a Medical Director for Providence Health Plan.   He is passionate about all the changes that are making downtown Beaverton an exciting destination.   As an avid cyclist and walker and a physician with a passion for public health, he is excited about the improvements to the walking and biking infrastructure downtown that are making the area a more livable, vibrant place.

Joe Greear

Joe Greear

Board Memeber

Joe worked for over 30 years developing environmental graphics, wayfinding, and interpretive graphics around the country and abroad. Some of his projects included signage for the Washington DC Civic Center, the Center for Disease Control, Clemson University and the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Joe was also involved in designing environmental branding for such well known companies as Texaco, BP, Hyatt Hotels, and Turner Broadcasting. In his spare time Joe likes to do volunteering, gardening, hiking, and home improvement with his wife, Diane.

Kalla Anand

Kalla Anand

Board Member

Kalla is an engineer, entrepreneur & educator. She immigrated to the US over 25 years ago, holds a master’s degree in Computer Science and worked in the hi-tech industry at Hughes, Intel, prior to becoming an educator.  She also served as an advisor to a few non-profit organizations, is actively involved with the local Chamber of Commerce, small business organizations and volunteering at community events.

Jeff Sievert

Jeff Sievert

Board Member

Jeff is a native of northeast Portland.  A recently retired Presbyterian minister, he served congregations in San Diego and rural Nebraska, finally landing at the Reedville Presbyterian Church in Aloha, where he has was active in the community with the Reedville Elementary School, Western Farm Workers Association, and as “Faith” member of Washington County’s Aloha-Reedville Livability Study. Jeff is eager to contribute his vision, experience, and organizational skills to Beaverton’s continuing evolution as a great place to live, work, and play.

Jim Robison

Jim Robison

Board Member

Jim has been a resident of Beaverton for most of his life. He is currently the Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for the cybersecurity division of Online Business Systems. He has over 25 years of leadership experience, leading teams in Sales, Business Development, Marketingand Operations. Jim enjoys working out, golfing, is an avid walker, and is very proud of his two adult kids. Jim joined the Board in 2023 and is passionate about working on the continued improvements to downtown Beaverton.

Mark Noonan

Mark Noonan

Board Member

Mark is a retiree living in Downtown Beaverton.  He spent 30 years in the high tech industry at Intel, Sequent Computer and RadiSys, and 10 years at a non-profit, Elders in Action.  Mark is passionate about Beaverton being a great place to live, work, and play for people of all ages, abilities, and cultures.

Shriya Marla

Shriya Marla

Board Member & Youth Representative

Vacant

Mike Williams

Mike Williams

Interim At -Large Board Member (non voting)

Keegan Lucas

Keegan Lucas

Board Member

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Joe Greear

Joe Greear

Design Committee Chair

Joe worked for over 30 years developing environmental graphics, wayfinding, and interpretive graphics around the country and abroad. Some of his projects included signage for the Washington DC Civic Center, the Center for Disease Control, Clemson University and the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Joe was also involved in designing environmental branding for such well known companies as Texaco, BP, Hyatt Hotels, and Turner Broadcasting. In his spare time Joe likes to do volunteering, gardening, hiking, and home improvement with his wife, Diane.

Vacant

Vacant

Organization Committee Chair

Lauren Reese

Lauren Reese

Economic Vitality Committee Co-Chair

Josh Johnson

Josh Johnson

Economic Vitality Committee Co-Chair

Adara Degnan

Adara Degnan

Volunteer Coordinator

Adara is a Beaverton local who recently got back from her many travels abroad. She works with many companies promoting and creating social media content. She’s a big animal lover with loves helping out her local community. Adara is a big foodie so if you ever need recommendations she’s your girl!

Vacant

Vacant

Promotions Committee Chair

YOUTH COUNCIL

Shriya Marla

Shriya Marla

Chair

Allison Choi

Allison Choi

Vice Chair

Dhatri Dinavahi

Dhatri Dinavahi

PR Chair

Derek Cheng

Derek Cheng

Secretary

Our Board of Directors comprises 9-15 community members passionate about making downtown Beaverton a better place for us all. 

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