Chris Oxley - General Manager of Rose Quarter Operations
Chris Oxley is in his 14th year at the Rose Quarter. He currently holds the position of Vice President/General Manager of the Rose Quarter for the Portland Trail Blazers and is responsible for the management of the Rose Quarter campus including the Moda Center and Veterans Memorial Coliseum. His duties include content booking, event development, finance, administration, event and facility operations, marketing, capital planning, community relations, client relations, ticket operations, real estate and governmental affairs. He joined the Rose Quarter in 1999 as an Event Manager, in July of 2008 was named General Manager and in January of 2012 was promoted to his current position with the Trail Blazers. Chris is an 18-year veteran of the facility, sports and entertainment industries and has worked in many notable Colorado venues including Red Rocks Amphitheater, Mile High Stadium, Coors Field and McNichols Sports Arena. Chris is a graduate of Drake University with a BA in Economics and Business Administration. He is a member of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM), and is a recent graduate of Leadership Portland. In addition, Chris serves on several boards including the Portland Business Alliance, Oregon Sports Authority, Portland Center for Performing Arts Foundation, Trail Blazers make it better Foundation, Citizens Crime Commission and the Lloyd Business Improvement District. Chris resides with his family in the Multnomah Village neighborhood in SW Portland.