Jesse Layton – President
Jesse is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones who has 11 years of industry experience helping individuals and business owners with their financial needs. He has lived and worked in the Portland Metro area his entire life, and currently resides in Milwaukie with his wife Rachel, son Dexter (7) and daughter Penelope (4).
Aliza Tuttle – Secretary
Aliza joined the GBBA to network with local businesses and increase Portland’s awareness of Brooklyn as an autonomous neighborhood. She is the General Manager and Member Catalog Co-Manager at Know Thy Food Cooperative, Brooklyn’s cooperative cafe & market.
Melaney Dittler – Board Member at Large
Melaney has lived in her 1898 home in the Brooklyn neighborhood for 12 years. She recently married her husband Tim, and has a son who attended Winterhaven and Cleveland, and who is now at PSU. In addition to the GBBA, Melaney is also on the BAC Board and volunteers for several other organizations. Melaney is a Windermere Real Estate realtor and she loves all homes with history and helping her clients realize their real estate dreams and goals.
Dan Schmitz – Board Member at Large
Dan joined the GBBA to network with local firms and help them grow their business. He’s a sales person with Stevens IS and has 20+ years’ experience helping clients meet their marketing and printing needs. Dan’s a native Oregonian residing in West Linn with his wife and two teenagers.