Supporting and empowering individuals with disabilities and life barriers.

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Operating with courage, integrity and character to support persons with disabilities and life barriers.

Call Us! 509-582-4142


For over 50 years, Columbia Industries has focused on developing the employment skills of people with disabilities (our clients). CI is lead by a capable staff, and governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors.

Leadership Team

  • Brian McDermott, President and CEO
  • Marie Lathim, Administrative Officer
  • Michael Dunlop, Chief Financial Officer
  • Jeff Thompson, Director of Operations
  • Justin Crume, Director of Client Services

2016-2017 Board of Directors

Executive Board

  • Chair, Gary Long, Benton PUD (retired)
  • Vice Chair, Jaime DeVore, Community First Bank
  • Past Chair, Pat Turner, Salmon Group
  • Treasurer, Ron Nelson, CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Co.
  • Secretary, Steven R. Conley, Banner Bank (retired)
  • Special Programs Chair, Ron Williamson, Kennewick School District

Board Members

  • G. Charley Bowers, Rettig, Osborne, Forgette, LLP
  • Debbie Cox, Therapy Services Supervisor
  • Bob Rosselli, CBC Foundation (retired)
  • Sandra Gladstone, SIGN Fracture Care International
  • Bob Hightower, Apollo
  • Kathleen Lawrence, LMFT
  • Eric Van Winkle
  • Dan Plung, Washington Closure-Hanford
  • Mark Brault, CEO/CPA






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Thank you to Columbia Center Rotary for their continued support of our client programs! We are so grateful for this $3,000 grant award, which will help us get our resource center up and running. We're excited to expand our services and offer a place where people can receive the help and resources they need to succeed. ... See MoreSee Less

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