Chris Cummings Assistant Director of Economic Development for Business Oregon. Chris Cummings joined Business Oregon in February 2016 as the Assistant Director of Infrastructure Finance and the Executive Director of the Infrastructure Finance Authority. Prior to joining the agency, Chris served as Program Manager of Oregon Department of Transportation's Freight Planning Program working to ensure a robust, efficient freight transportation system. He brings a wealth of knowledge and more than 15 years of experience in economic development, project management, and capital construction and planning. Chris graduated from Rowan University in New Jersey with a B.A. in Law/Justice and Rutgers University with a Master of Public Administration from his home state of New Jersey. Now an Oregonian, Chris enjoys fishing, golf, and camping with his family.