Erica Rife

Managing Director, Portland

Erica Rife is the Managing Director of Design Museum Portland. She comes from a professional background of early-stage startup support and program design, with a personal passion for art history and nutrition.

Erica began her career at MassChallenge, the world’s largest startup accelerator, where she served as the Program Director of events and educational curriculum. She holds a special interest in designing experiences and educational programs for innovative thinkers while benefitting the community as a whole. Erica loves her dog Jackson L. Samuel, hummus, hedgehogs, and Batman. She is seeking Portland’s best nachos and is open for suggestions!