Stephanie Bowman, President, Port of Seattle Commission, “Serving a World-Class Region”
Stephanie Bowman currently serves as President of the Port of Seattle Commission. She is also the Executive Director of Washington ABC, a statewide nonprofit organization promoting policies and programs to help economically-disadvantaged communities build assets through investments in education, home ownership, savings, and small business development.
Stephanie has more than 18 years of experience working in the areas of transportation and economic development on the local, state, and federal levels, including at the Port of Tacoma and Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce. She has been active with the American Association of Port Authorities, the Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors, and the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association.
Locally Stephanie has served on the Boards of the Plymouth Housing Group and the Rainier Valley Food Bank. In 2007, Stephanie was selected as a Fellow with the American Marshall Memorial Foundation.
Raised in Hilo, Hawaii, Stephanie moved to Seattle in 1991. She lives in the Beacon Hill neighborhood in south Seattle and is an avid wind surfer.