TORY CAMPBELL | Project Founder  

Tory, as a business owner himself and as the manager of the Entrepreneurship and Community Economic Development teams at Prosper Portland, saw the need for a network of entrepreneurs of color and a focus on their achievements that could tell a deeper story about running a business in Portland.

AMANDA PARK | Project Coordinator

Amanda is the project coordinator for the Entrepreneurship team at Prosper Portland and leads the expansion of the Mercatus Collective platform. She thrives on finding innovative and creative solutions to the problems entrepreneurs of color face. Amanda is bi-racial and an Oregon native, and carries a deep passion for small business. If you are interested in joining and supporting Mercatus connect with Amanda

JOHN CÁRDENAS | Construction Business and Work Force Equity Project Manager

Videographer coordinator and contributor

ANNE MANGAN | Senior Communications Coordinator  

LISA NORWOOD | Digital Media Coordinator 


JOY DAVIS | Outreach and Business Community Engagement Lead

Joy is the Founding and Managing Partner at Design + Culture Lab. Joy and her team came on board in fall 2015 to help develop and launch the platform. 

MEGAN BURNS | Outreach | Associate Account Fellow 

ROB LEWIS | Outreach | Art Director 

NOMIN LYONS | Outreach | Associate Design Researcher 


INTISAR ABIOTOPhotographic Storyteller

Intisar is an adventurer, dancer, photographer and writer. She came on board in January 2016. 

KIM OANH NGUYEN | Photographic Storyteller

Kim is an award-winning photojournalist, and corporate culture and headshot photographer based in Portland. She came on board in May 2016. 

DIEGO DIAZ | Photographic Storyteller

Diego is a regular contributor to local press such as the Portland Tribune and as a photo editor at ProstAmerika. He came on board in December 2016.

Cervante Pope | Photographic Storyteller

Joshua James Huff | Photographic Storyteller

Bruce Poinsette | Writer

Jenni Moore | Writer

Emilly Prado | Writer

Nicole Buchanan | Writer