NEWPORT — The Port of Newport welcomed Mark Brown to the administrative staff on Aug. 5 when the Oregon native officially began his duties as director of finance and business services. The position had been vacant since the middle of 2017.
“We are pleased to have Mark join our staff,” said Paula Miranda, the port’s general manager. “As we map out the future of the Port of Newport, having someone with Mark’s financial management background will be a real asset to our organization,” she noted.
Brown was previously the financial services manager at the Department of Environmental Quality’s Portland office, where he