Bill Christensen

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President, Bill Christensen enters his 29th season with the Trail Blazers and Rose Quarter. In his role, Christensen oversees the financial operations of the team and arena, including budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting. His current duties also include oversight of the company’s Ticket and Premium Sales and Service operations.
After starting as a part-time Retail employee, Christensen moved into an accountant position 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.