Katherine Porras

Date: November 19, 2021
Client: Katherine A. Porras
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Katherine is an investment officer at Meyer Memorial Trust. She works closely with the chief investment officer to manage a $1.2 billion highly diversified portfolio. Her responsibilities include manager selection, diligence, and monitoring of current and prospective managers. Katherine’s community service involves being on the Board of Directors of the Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette – the largest family planning and reproductive rights non-profit organization in Oregon and Southwest Washington. She also serves on the investment committee of Seeding Justice and the Northwest Health Foundation. Katherine served on the Oregon Zoo Bond Citizens’ Oversight Committee and is a proud graduate of the Philanthropy Northwest Momentum Fellowship inaugural cohort, Unid@s for Oregon cohort V, and Hispanics in Philanthropy Líderes Fellowship cohort 3. Katherine graduated with an MBA in Finance from Willamette University and a MA in Dance from the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa. She looks forward to using her quantitative and qualitative skills to continue the advancement of mission-based organizations serving communities of color.