Leadership

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

2020-2021 Board of Directors

Executive Board

  • Chair, Bob Rosselli, CBC Foundation (retired)
  • Vice Chair, Eric Van Winkle
  • Treasurer, Mark Brault, CEO/CPA
  • Secretary, Sandra Gladstone

Board Members

  • G. Charley Bowers, Rettig, Forgette, Iller, Bowers LLP
  • Kathleen Lawrence, LMFT
  • Joel Ockey, Cornerstone Wealth Strategies
  • Theresa Buckendorf, Apollo Mechanical Contractors
  • Debbie Cox, Kadlec
  • Bob Hightower, Apollo Mechanical Contractors (retired)
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We are excited to announce our partnership with HAPO Community Credit Union as part of KAPP-KVEW Local News Project Community initiative! HAPO believes in supporting causes that help families thrive through all stages of life.During the month of March, HAPO is collecting personal hygiene products and toiletries to be donated to our Empowerment Place clients. Stop by any Tri-Cities HAPO location and look for the donation box. All products will be given to individuals in need of immediate assistance in our community. #tricities #makingadifference #hapocreditunion ... See MoreSee Less
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Did you catch our Polar Plunge video compilation? We are down to the final days of accepting donations to Team CI, and we are just $500 short of our goal! Make a donation today and help us raise money to support Special Olympics of Washington! impact.sowa.org/team/336511 ... See MoreSee Less
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