At Portland Accessories, we specialize in Bags, Headwear and Knitwear that meet the demands of everyday life. Whether it’s to the field, to the gym or to the next big meeting, we understand the importance of getting you and your gear where you need to be with everything intact and in order.

Who We Are
We have an incredibly talented team of designers, developers, merchandisers and sales professionals who, individually and collectively, offer a unique global perspective into the worlds of athletes and trends that shape our lives.

Meet the Team

Mike Caster

CEO and Co-Owner

Mike spent 20+ years in the sport lifestyle business with Nike, working in a multitude of divisions and categories. During that time, he developed a deep appreciation for linking brand strategies to consumer insights. While living in Japan, he led the Asia Pacific Accessories division for the region before becoming the Global Head of the Bags division at Nike. As a leader, he is passionate about the brands we represent, the products we make and the people with whom we work.

Eunan McLaughlin


Eunan is a former President (sec 16 officer) at Nike Inc. He was VP/GM of Nike Europe Middle East & Africa for 5 years and prior to that VP/GM of Asia Pacific for 4 years. As President of Nike Affiliates he ran Converse, Cole Haan, Hurley & Umbro. Prior to joining the sports Industry he worked in FMCG in Mars Inc in Finance, Marketing, Sales and General Mgt. Eunan is a football (soccer) addict by his own admission, a Chartered Accountant by profession and an Irishman by the grace of God.

Gregory DeGroat

Brand Manager

Greg is the Brand Manager for Portland Accessories, responsible for guiding our product strategy and managing the relationships of our brand partners. He started his career at adidas, working as a Product Line and Go-To Market Manager. Now with 8 years of experience working in the sports lifestyle industry, Greg revels in building consumer and marketplace relevant brands.

Jessica Odom

Merchandising Manager

Steve Caster

Global Inventory & Supply Chain Manager

Steve has spent the last 5+ years in Operations and Analyst roles for The Clymb and Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits. He also brings to the table a love of music, the outdoors, and Portland’s ever-changing food scene. He can frequently be found enjoying a Reggie Deluxe at Pine State Biscuits, or some nice BBQ ribs at Podnah’s Pit.

Star Casimir

Product Creation Director

Star has over 14 years product development and production experience in the accessories and apparel industry. Her strong focus on calendar development and process improvement provide a solid foundation for Portland Accessories' product engine.

Andrew Wheatley

Project Manager / Product Developer

Born and raised in Michigan, Andrew grew up enjoying long walks on the beaches of the Great Lakes and back road tours of the Upper Peninsula. With a lust for gear and a drive for seeking the unknown, his mission is to create sustainable products that change the way people interact with their environment.

Rose Engeldinger

Accounting and Finance Manager

Rose Engeldinger earned her degree in accounting from Oregon State University. Over 15 years of working in international high tech companies sharpened both her divisional controller skills and her excitement over global travel. Specialties in financial planning and analysis have been her concentration, but a career that started in the banking industry enhanced her corporate accounting knowledge as well. As a fourth generation Oregonian, she loves living in a state that embraces eating fresh and local, and applauds its law that she can’t pump her own gas.

Matt Trautman

Service Operations Manager

Matt brings a decade of experience in the industry to his role as Service Operations Manager for Portland Accessories. His wealth of knowledge and expertise in his position (aided by a degree in Psychology) help to provide an unparalleled customer experience. A native Californian, Matt has called Oregon his home for the last 13 years. While not on the job, he enjoys exotic travel, fine dining, filmmaking, stand-up comedy and taking advantage of all of the excitement that the great city of Portland has to offer.

Mike & Eunan

Co-Owners of Portland Accessories.

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