Board of Directors

Board of Directors of the Portland Metro Chapter of the IIBA™

The Portland Metro Chapter Board of Directors is comprised of dedicated volunteers who constantly strive to add value to the membership and to forward the best interests of the chapter. Please feel free to contact Board of Directors members with any questions, concerns, or suggestions you may have.


Kelly Goodwin 


Kelly Goodwin is currently a Senior IT Consultant at XPO Logistics, with more than ten years of progressively responsible business analysis and project management experience at Fortune 500 companies (Con-way, Nike, Cambia Health Solutions).    While Kelly is a proud Agile practitioner; her BA background started with more traditional waterfall analysis.  She brings contagious enthusiasm and creativity to the role of president, with a keen interest in supporting the professional development of BAs throughout the Portland metro area, and boosting the value of the IIBA Portland chapter through service oriented continuous improvement. 


Stacy Urban

Vice President, Marketing and Communication
Stacy is a Business Analyst and Technical Writer.  She is a graduate of the University of Portland with a major in Operations and Technology Management.  Stacy has worked in Health, Finance, Government, and Energy as a Business Analyst Consultant.  Currently, Stacy is working as a business analyst for the Oregon Health Authority in the Office of Health IT. 


Vanda Novak

Vice President, Education and Certification
Vanda Novak is a Business Systems Analyst/Business Analyst with eight years of experience. She has been a member of the International Institute of Business Analysis since August 2016. Vanda worked in Agile software development as a Business Analyst and has also worked in data modeling. Her interests include drawing meaningful insights from data and facilitating optimal solutions development. Vanda is pursuing her certification as a practicing Business Analyst. She holds a bachelor’s in mathematics from the University of Washington. 



Jennifer Colburn


Jennifer Colburn is a Product Owner and Business Analyst at OIA Global. She lives in Portland, Oregon and is a member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), the Portland Oregon IIBA Chapter and Project Management International (PMI). Jennifer is a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP). Jennifer served on the Board of the Louisville IIBA Chapter and was a member of the IIBA Competency Model Committee. She enjoys speaking about the importance of the role of the Business Analyst in Project Management and in her spare time she enjoys traveling and hiking.

Gabe Vaught


Gabe Vaught is a senior Business Systems Analyst and Product Owner with almost 9 years of experience in the logistics industry and almost 20 in the IT industry at large. He graduated from the University of Portland with a BS in Operations and Technology Management and his projects have focused or relied heavily on data modeling, analytics, statistical process analysis and supply chain management. Gabe also applies his analytical background to an 18-year career in the US Army Reserves.While being an IIBA member, Gabe is pursuing obtaining his CBAP certification. In his free time, he is a passionate Outrigger Canoeist, and coach.