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Clark County Business Briefing, March 30, 2024

The Columbian
Published: March 30, 2024, 5:41am
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People in Business

The business leaders group Identity Clark County has appointed Lindsey Salvestrin of Columbia Credit Union to its board of directors.

Salvestrin joined Columbia Credit Union in 2000 and became its president and CEO in 2023 after holding various key leadership positions. In her first year as CEO, she introduced innovative efforts to address financial wellness including a novel Overdraft Kindness program, and a partnership with Vancouver Housing Authority to increase affordable housing inventory.

Salvestrin earned her bachelor’s degree from Western Washington University after attending Hudson’s Bay High School. She is active within the credit union industry’s regional Governmental Affairs Committee, an executive board member of the Columbia River Economic Development Council, and an advisory board member for Credit Union for Kids supporting Doernbecher’s Children’s Hospital through the Children’s Miracle Network.

Kevin Callahan has joined the advisory council for the Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington.

A Vancouver area resident since 2014, Callahan retired from a 37-year career in local government. His career included 24 years of land use and transportation planning in two mid-sized cities in California and Utah, 12 years as public works director in Summit County, Utah, and one year as Summit County’s emergency manager.

Callahan currently volunteers with the Community Emergency Response Team sponsored by Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency and the Master Gardener program sponsored by the Washington State University Clark County Extension. He has a bachelor’s degree in environmental planning from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a master’s degree in public policy and administration from California State University, Long Beach.