Business & Leaders Luncheon
Growth Expectations on Land, Air, and Sea
with Jayson Shanafelt
Jayson Shanafelt is the Community Affairs Outreach Manager for the Port of Portland. He has been with the Port since 2012 and is responsible for managing the Speakers Program for the Port, education outreach, and tour programs, as well as fostering relationships with communities impacted by Port activities.
Prior to joining the Port, Jayson lead a small, non-profit program that collaborated with local junior-high and high schools to encourage healthy decision making. In his off hours, he moonlights as an actor. Jayson is a founding member of Clackamas Repertory Theatre and has performed in more than 30 productions. Over the years, Jayson has played the straight man, the comic relief, the romantic lead, the villain, the lady, the idiot, and even Russian #2.
Jayson graduated from Portland State University with a BS in Business Administration/Marketing.
About the Port of Portland
Established in 1891 by the Oregon legislature, the Port today owns three airports – Portland International, Hillsboro, and Troutdale – four marine terminals, and five industrial parks. The mission of the Port of Portland is to enhance the region's economy and quality of life by providing efficient cargo and air passenger access to national and global markets, and by promoting industrial development.