Bill Christensen - Vice President of Finance
Entering his 22nd year with the Trail Blazers, Bill Christensen serves as the team’s 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 make it better Foundation and an assistant coach for his daughter’s soccer team. 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.