Brit Redline is a Strategic Account Manager at C.H. Robinson, Inc. where he creates supply chain, logistics and transportation solutions for regional and global organizations. Brit completed his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, Master of Science in Counseling and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Vermont. He serves on the board of several other non-profit organizations and is actively involved in the community. Brit enjoys volunteering his time through local and international service projects.

Brit has served as the head middle school soccer coach at Portland Christian School and has led numerous other roles leading and mentoring youth in and out of the classroom. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time in the outdoors, whether it be swimming, hiking, camping, sailing, running, biking and has a passion for old cars and tractors.

Pat Rice is a sales and marketing professional with over 10 years experience in the travel, sports and athletic footwear/apparel industries. He is a proud native of the Northwest and his passions include travel, music, photography, playing soccer & helping grow the world’s game here in the US.

Trevor Smith is a proven partnership & brand marketer with extensive experience as an account manager & consultant. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University in 2008 and followed that up with a MBA from the University of Oregon with a focus in the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center, conferred in 2010.

Trevor worked in Los Angeles for the marketing agency Jack Morton Worldwide (a Unit of the Interpublic Group) from 2009 – 2013 on the General Motors account. His role included oversight of several lifestyle partnerships, MLB and MLS sponsorships as well as digital initiatives, primary for the Chevrolet brand. He joined the partnership department of the Portland Timbers in 2013 where he worked in a supervisory role, managed a diverse portfolio of clients and led promotional initiatives across the Timbers sponsorship portfolio. In the summer of 2018, Trevor joined CMD Agency, where he currently works as an Account Director responsible for account leadership and growth across several tech clients focused on B2B marketing strategy and implementation.

Trevor joined the Board of Active Children Portland in 2016. He lives in Portland, Oregon.  

Laura Sullivan is a community engagement leader, project manager, and coach who is passionate about athletics and community building. She is an avid soccer player and has spent extensive time living, working, and playing in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina Spain, and France. She is currently working at Nike in Social & Community Impact on the Employee Community Engagement team.

After graduating from the University of Michigan in 2012 with a degree in International Relations & Romance Languages and Literatures, Laura travelled to South America to teach English in Brazil. After spending some time teaching in a small town, she moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina where she was able to pursue a career in soccer. Laura played professionally for 2 years while teaching English at a local University. After her time abroad, Laura made the trip back to the States where she settled in Portland, Oregon. In 2015, she took a position as an intern with the Timbers in the Community Relations department (in time to win the MLS cup) before working in Marketing and Development with the local nonprofit, Vive Northwest. During this time, she also took a leadership position with the Michigan Alumni Association and still actively supports Michigan football (Go Blue!). In 2017, Laura received an offer to play soccer for a small club in Mulhouse, France, which she couldn’t refuse. After spending a year playing and travelling in Europe, Laura has resettled back in Portland and is enjoying her role at Nike, playing soccer for fun, and seeing how many rec sports leagues she can compete on every season.

Paul Steigleder has spent nearly a decade as a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, creating innovative solutions to help his clients solve some of their most complex business problems.  A Portland native, Paul has recently shifted his focus to Fortune 150 clients in the region, after spending much of his early career engaged with clients along the east coast, specializing in the Retail & Consumer, Utilities, and Manufacturing industries.  He thrives on creating value for his clients and creating a work hard / play hard atmosphere with his team.  He attended business school at the University of Oregon, where he played for the UO Men’s Club Soccer Team.  With both of his parents being passionate for the beautiful game, Paul grew up on the pitch and played on regional teams through his High School years.  He is also passionate about art, having shown his work in galleries and art festivals throughout the Portland area.  Paul works to remain an actively engaged member of his community, taking a hyper-local focus on creating positive change in the people and places around him.  To-date, he and his wife, Odessa, have created several community organizations aimed at progressing the quality of life for those in NE Portland neighborhoods, and believes that significant change can be made by taking tiny, incremental steps each day.  Any of Paul’s remaining free time is spent rebuilding his ’68 Porsche 911L, in hopes of having it ready to drive his son to his first day of school.

Chris Mitchell has spent the last decade in the digital marketing and data analytics space – working in healthcare, retail, social media and commercial markets. He is currently in charge of global channel testing and data analysis for Nike Direct Marketing – working through a digital marketing agency, Thesis. Energy, drive and passion for discovery push him to blend innovation with creativity, seeking out like-minded individuals who strive for change. Another proud native of Portland, he’s found at the racetrack, racing endurance cars or camping/ climbing mountains on the weekends. He has a deep passion for helping others and his time at Nike has opened him up to the idea that anyone can do sport and should have that opportunity. An avid Baseball, Motorsport and action sports geek, Chris loves staying active. 

Taylor Duty is an attorney at JJH Law in Portland where her practice focuses on business law with an emphasis on investment and relationship strategy, contract review and negotiation, risk mitigation, and mergers and acquisitions. A Portland native, Taylor attended University of Oregon for undergrad and Lewis and Clark for law school. In addition to being a lawyer, she’s also a barre3 instructor and full-time dog-mom to her pups Wyatt and Rooster.

Taylor considers herself a true Pacific Northwesterner; she loves all things outdoors, all things food, and all things beer and wine. She’s passionate about giving back to the community and joined the AC Portland Board as a way to make an impact for underserved populations.

Jennifer Sitton is a seventh-generation Oregonian and an account coordinator at Hubbell Communications, a Portland-based public relations and public affairs firm. Jennifer grew up in the Portland area and spent nearly all of her time outside of school playing, watching, and following basketball. After completing her bachelor’s degree in government and history at Claremont McKenna College, Jennifer moved to Washington, D.C. to work on Capitol Hill for Congressman Greg Walden.

Now that she has moved home, Jennifer is excited to get more involved in and give back to the community and state that she loves. If Jennifer is not at a Blazer or Beaver basketball game, you can probably find her at a country music concert, training for her next half marathon, or visiting Oregon’s wine country.

Mike Meade is a Senior Associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he works to implement process automation and transformation initiatives. Mike graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance & Accounting from Oregon State University. As a native Oregonian, you can find Mike rafting rivers in central Oregon, hiking in the Columbia River Gorge, or carving fresh lines at Mt. Hood. Mike caught the travel bug while living in Aarhus, Denmark during college and has been looking for any viable excuse travel overseas ever since. In addition to travel and outdoor activities, Mike is passionate about cooking, spending time the family, and giving back to the community that has provided him with great opportunities and support.

Tod Cordill is a sales and marketing professional that helps companies define and implement business growth processes that leverage digital marketing and sales enablement tools. He has broad business background ranging from product development, manufacturing and general management, sales and marketing across a variety of industries. Tod has an engineering degree from California Polytechnic State University, and a Masters in Business Administration degree from Portland State University. Currently he runs Moderno Strategies, a small digital marketing consulting firm.

Tod’s involvement with soccer started in the late 1960s when growing up in the Bay Area in California. He quickly learned how soccer formed a common bond with friends and, later, colleagues from around the world. He passed this passion along to his two boys while coaching youth soccer teams for over ten years in Portland, at times coaching four rosters at the same time. In his free time Tod enjoys sailing, bicycling, travel, and rooting for the Portland Timbers with his family.

Tod started his involvement with Active Children Portland on the strategic planning committee in the summer of 2016. He also serves on the board of the Human Access Project, an organization committed to increasing Willamette River access in downtown Portland.

Lauren Overton is the Director of Finance for the Portland Timbers & Thorns. Born and raised in Portland, Lauren left the state to go to college in Flagstaff, AZ. While at Northern Arizona University (NAU), Lauren played Division 1 soccer for her first 2 years of school. After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and Business Administration, Marketing, she returned home to Portland and started her career at Moss Adams LLP, the Public Accounting firm where she got her CPA in 2017. In her free time, Lauren enjoys eating and drinking her way through PDX with her husband, spoiling her fur-baby Nash, spends time volunteering at local rescues, and continues to play soccer throughout the year. Lauren is looking forward to helping spread the importance and impact of soccer in the community!