City of Portland Commissioner,  Position 1


OCCUPATION: Owner and Manager of two PostalAnnex Stores.

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: US Army Infantry Officer; Coffee Micro-Roaster; Loan Officer & Asst Branch Manger for a Mortgage Broker; Office Manager, HVAC Company, Mini-Storage Manager; Volunteer Course Supervisor

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Lebanon Union High School, Graduated 1973; US Military Academy, Graduated 1977, BS concentrating in Applied Scienc & Engineering; Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University, Graduated 1990, MM, Fiance and Public Policy; Several US Army Skill and Professional Development Schools, culminating with the Combined Arms and Services Staff School


Bruce Altizer is a successful business owner with a long and successful career in management delivering strong, sustainable financial gains in challenging economic climates through decisive leadership, influence and action. Distinguished performance providing strategic leadership, vision, and tactical action to deliver top quality operations, solid teams, and exceptional customer service.

Passionate, competent, and consumer-focused professional devoted to providing the highest quality services possible coupled with a history of effectively cutting costs, growing profits, and building customer rapport.

Accomplished in performing responsibilities of several positions simultaneously.

Expertise in building an extremely loyal customer base and creating an inviting atmosphere.

Core Competencies Include


Business Analysis

Bureaucratic Operations & Policies

Cash Flow

Cost Controls

Consumer Loyalty & Retention

Effective Communication

Efficiency Improvement


Human Resource Management

Operations Management

Profit & Loss Statements


Strategic Planning

Team Development

Trainer & Mentor

(This information furnished by Committee to Elect Bruce Altizer)

The above information has not been verified for accuracy by Multnomah County.