Lynnae Berg

Executive Director

Lynnae joined the Portland Business Alliance in 2012 and currently serves as the vice president of Downtown Services and the executive director of Downtown Clean & Safe, which is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful business improvement districts.

Prior to joining the Alliance, Lynnae was employed by the Portland Police Bureau for nearly 28 years before retiring in 2009 from the Chiefs Office holding the rank of assistant chief of operations. During her time with PPB, she worked a wide variety of assignments from uniform patrol officer to detective, and spent 17 years in command and senior leadership assignments. 

Lynnae earned a Bachelor of Art in psychology and criminal justice from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, before earning an MPA from Lewis and Clark College.