OLYMPIA, WA — The Port of Olympia announces that the Port Commissioners has agreed to conduct a second round of interviews for selected executive director candidates. After careful consideration, two exceptional candidates, Mike Reid, and Alex Smith, have been chosen to advance in the selection process.
This decision is a testament to the Port’s commitment to ensuring a comprehensive and rigorous selection process, ultimately securing the ideal candidate for this pivotal leadership position. The second round of interviews will provide an opportunity for the Port Commissioners to assess the finalists more closely and evaluate their qualifications, leadership abilities, and vision for the future.
The selection of the Port’s next executive director is a decision of significant magnitude for not only the organization but also for the entire community. The executive director’s role entails overseeing the Port’s diverse operations, fostering economic development, facilitating trade growth, and championing environmental stewardship initiatives. By conducting these additional interviews, the Commission seeks to ensure that the chosen candidate possesses the necessary expertise, visionary leadership, and unwavering dedication to guide the Port of Olympia toward continued success.
The Port of Olympia expresses sincere appreciation for the community’s continued support as it navigates the selection process for the executive director position.