Meet the new additions to the EDB
The new year brings new board members to the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Directors. We’re pleased to welcome 10 new leaders who bring a font of knowledge and valuable input to help grow the economy of the South Sound and Washington State.
“We are more than pleased and grateful to have this outstanding group of individuals join the board and bring their unique talents, expertise and perspectives to the table,” said EDB President and CEO Bruce Kendall.
Allan Belton, President, Pacific Lutheran University
Allan Belton was appointed acting president of Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) in June 2017, and president in 2019. Prior to his appointment he was senior vice president and chief administrative officer. Belton joined the university in 2015 as chief financial officer following a 25-year career with Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Sue Dreier, CEO,Pierce Transit
Sue Dreier has overseen Pierce Transit‘s 900+ employees and $153 million budget since May 2015. She was previously COO for Salem-Keizer Transit in Salem, Oregon. Dreier began her career as a transit operator in Eugene, Oregon.