Economic Development

Vahana Keene is the Economic Development Officer for the City of Springfield, focusing on local and small business, with her concentration area as the ever-changing landscape of Downtown Springfield. She oversees the Springfield Economic Development Agency Downtown Matching Loan Program, maintains the Discover Downtown Springfield website and Facebook page, and leads the quarterly Downtown Business Meet-Ups. Vahana has a degree in Sociology from Portland State University and experience supporting the City in payroll and budgeting roles. She is a Board member of the Richard E. Wildish Theater. In her free time, Vahana enjoys traveling and spoiling her corgi.


Vahana Keene
Economic Development Officer