Emily Goetz

Recent work

Raising $35 million in 96 hours | The Seattle Foundation
Energizing Portland to end childhood poverty | United Way of the Columbia-Willamette

Emily Goetz

Chief Marketing Officer

Raised by a family of communications professors, politicians, activists, and public school teachers, working for social good was a non-negotiable for Emily. A dedicated creative problem solver, Emily is a listener first and synthesizer second. She loves showing up every day to work with a group of incredibly authentic, talented people. She works closely with her clients to uncover opportunities and define clear, outcome-oriented goals. Then, she leads multi-disciplinary teams of strategists and creatives to find an expected—and unexpected—path forward to accomplish goals. Emily spends weekends playing in her beloved John’s Landing neighborhood with her Black Lab/German Shepherd Cliff and her better half. Emily received a bachelor’s degree in international studies from the University of Washington's Jackson School.

Advocate for homeless youth
As Vice Chair of the Board of p:ear, Emily is a passionate advocate for homeless youth in Portland: “It’s inspiring. These kids have been through unspeakable trauma, and yet they show an amazing capacity for acceptance, love, and trust.”