Leadership

Len Faucher

Marine Terminal Director

Experienced Maritime Leader

Len Faucher is the Marine Terminal Director for the Port of Olympia.

Len began working as the Marine Terminal Director for the Port of Olympia in January of 2015. He has successfully fulfilled the commission goals of diversifying cargo portfolio by adding dairy cattle exports to Vietnam, organic grain imports from Turkey, and a gold ore import from Europe while maintaining strong relationships with existing log tenants Weyerhaeuser and Holbrook.

Len is a 1999 graduate from the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York where he earned a BS in Marine Transportation, a commission as an officer in the U.S. Naval Reserves, and his unlimited tonnage third mate’s license. Len received his MBA from the University of New Hampshire in 2004. Previous work included working as a shore-side ship scheduler for Hess Corporation and later worked with the shipbroker C.R. Weber Company.

Len lives just outside of Lacey with his wife Margaret and three young children Charlotte, Elizabeth, and Nicholas. He is active in the community serving on the boards of Rotary, Hands-On Children’s Museum, Leadership Thurston County, and Propeller Club of Tacoma as well as participating in charity work with Homeless Backpacks and the BBB event with Gateway Rotary. In his spare time, Len enjoys watching and playing sports, reading, hiking, skiing, playing chess, and running.

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Education

Master’s Degree in Business Administration, University of New Hampshire, New Hampshire

Bachelor of Science Degree, Marine Transportation, United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York