People in Business
David Tsao was welcomed to the Washougal School District as a transportation supervisor over the summer. Previously, Tsao had worked with Bainbridge Island School District since 2013 as a bus driver and, for the past four years, a driver trainer. In that role he provided administrative support as part of the Bainbridge Island Transportation Leadership Team. Prior to working with the Bainbridge School District, Tsao had extensive experience in business and financial management during his first career in construction and facilities/property management and real estate development. He established long-standing relationships with national retailers, local commercial clients, and local government agencies.
Jordan Lehrman has been appointed as the new chief technology officer for iQ Credit Union. iQ is a member-owned, modern-day financial institution based in the Pacific Northwest. As chief technology officer and a member of the executive leadership team, Lehrman will lead efforts to improve member experiences through digital transformation and enhanced data integration. In this role, he will oversee the information systems and information security department, the data architecture and management program, business continuity and disaster recovery. Lehrman brings extensive knowledge of IT infrastructure and years of experience leading digital initiatives to his new role. In his previous position as senior vice president of IT and digital transformation at Solarity Credit Union, he headed major projects including moving the institution’s data center to the cloud, providing a 360-degree view of members, implementing an application programming interface development methodology, and organizing the information systems team to support the rapid delivery of new experiences and technology to staff and members.
Randy Meuller has been named the new CEO for the Port of Ridgefield. He previously held the position of the director of business development from 2007 to 2014, departing Ridgefield to take the job of CEO for the Port of Chehalis, a position he held for seven years. He’s enthusiastic about the opportunity to take the helm at Ridgefield’s port. “I’m thrilled to be returning to Ridgefield and Clark County,” Mueller said. “This community is very special and it’s exciting to continue the great work done by this port.”
Robert Stewart has been appointed to the Northwest Association for Blind Athletes’ board of directors. Stewart is currently the investment adviser representative with CUSO Financial Services & Columbia Credit Union. Stewart will join other community leaders throughout the region in helping Northwest Association for Blind Athletes achieve its mission of providing life-changing opportunities through sports and physical activity to individuals who are blind and visually impaired.
“I have a great passion for sports and physical activities in my personal life. Because of this, I want to help provide opportunities to NWABA athletes so they can experience the drive, exhilaration, and confidence that sports and physical activity can have in their lives. I also strongly believe in the mission, vision, and core values of NWABA. Having lived in the Pacific Northwest, and having branched out in areas such as Puget Sound and Boise, I believe in the impact that NWABA’s mission will bring to future athletes across Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. It’s not just about us in Vancouver; it’s about the whole community. Everyone deserves the opportunity to participate in sports and physical activity,” says Stewart.
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