Senior Vice President, Finance
Entering his 25th season with the Trail Blazers, Bill Christensen serves as the team’s Senior Vice President of Finance. Christensen oversees the financial operations of the team and arena, including budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting in addition to his risk management responsibilities. Originally a retail employee with the organization, Christensen moved into an accountant position at Oregon Arena Corporation when the team took up management of the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in 1993. He has since held the position of Controller for team properties Action Sports Media, Oregon Arena Corporation and Rose City Radio before being promoted to Senior Financial Analyst for the Trail Blazers in 2005 and Vice President of Finance in 2010. A member of the 2009 Portland Business Alliance’s Leadership Portland program, Christensen is the Treasurer of the Trail Blazers Foundation and a member of the board for Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest. A Portland-area native and Oregon State University graduate, Bill and his wife, Kim, reside in Lake Oswego with their children Jack, Ashley and Quinn.