Carl is the executive chair of the Portland Family of Funds and its affiliates United Fund Advisors and Northwest Community Capital Fund. Carl is the a leader in the African American community and serves on a variety of boards.
The Portland Family of Funds is a family of financial consulting and management firms that have facilitated more than $2 billion in development over the last six years.
Before joining the Portland Family of Funds, Talton worked as an executive for Portland General Electric and Pacific Power and Light, most recently as vice president of Government Affairs and Economic, Community and Business Development at PGE. His community and civic activities include 10 years on Oregon's Economic Development Commission and 15 years on the Portland Development Commission, including three terms as chairman.