EMSP Director
Jarvez Hall

Jarvez Hall serves as the third Director of the East Metro STEAM Partnership. Jarvez, an Oregon native, is a graduate of Gresham High School and the former Executive Director of the East Metro Economic Alliance.

He completed his undergraduate degree in Business from Oregon State University (OSU). He also completed his MBA from Willamette University focusing on Business, Government, and Not-for-Profit Management and is currently pursuing a Ph. D. in Leadership. Jarvez served as an Associate Professor of Technology & Entrepreneurship at Concordia University. He has taught courses for Portland State University, Warner Pacific University, Eastern Oregon University, and Portland Community College while also serving as a Business Advisor/Instructor at the Small Business Development Center at PCC.

Jarvez has been increasingly active in the advocacy community including spending time consulting for Small Business Majority. Jarvez also serves on the board of two nonprofit organizations, Tender Loving Care-Think ‘N Try and Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation of Oregon. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Greater Portland Economic Development District, representing the East Metro region.

EMSP enlists the help of different action teams to help accomplish their goals. Action teams help develop communications strategies, connect to EMSP industry partners, and apply for grants among many other things! Below are the names of all those who are involved in the different action teams.

Leadership Team

STEAM Education Team

Business Engagement Team

Communications and Data Team

Equity & Empowerment Team