Kent Bruce,  Chairman

Kent Bruce is a graduate of Wittenberg University (Springfield, Ohio- 1987). He majored in political science and sociology. Shortly after graduating Mr. Bruce went to work as an outside sales representative as independent manufacturer’s representative covering Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky. In 1989, Mr. Bruce relocated to the pacific northwest and started his own company (KDBCO, LLC) representing a variety of companies including:  Whelen Engineering Co., Inc, Havis Inc., Pro-gard Inc and Segway.  These companies manufacturer equipment that include audible and visual warning equipment for police, fire and EMS agencies as well as public works vehicles. In addition the company sells computer mounting, consoles, computer docking stations, prisoner transport kits, prisoner partitions and personal transportation devices. Just a small sample of KDBCO’s customers include the Washington State Patrol, Seattle Fire Department, Montana DOT, Oregon State Police, King County Sheriff’s Department and Puget Sound Energy.   KDBCO, LLC currently employees seven people covering the five northwest states and is located in Maple Valley, Washington.

Ed White, Secretary
Ed White is a senior-level executive for Alaska Airlines, and a proven leader of change management while restructuring Corporate Real Estate  Division.  His direct responsibility is for developing, building and sustaining complex operational business units, strategic planning initiatives, staff development, leadership, training, and team-building.

Dan VanderPol
Dan Vander Pol is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University with a degree in Business Management.  He has worked for Oak Harbor Freight Lines for over 20 years and his family has owned the company since 1936.  He has done many different jobs within the company including working on the dock, customer service, truck driving and working in the shop.  He is currently working as the Director of Maintenance which includes being in charge of purchasing and maintaining all of the company’s equipment.  He has been married to April for over 13 years and has 3 children(Alexis age 12, Elijah age 11 and Keirah age 7) that attend Rainier Christian.   He enjoys golfing, basketball and just hangin out with his family.

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