Longview, WA – At today’s Regular Meeting, the Board of Commissioners unanimously appointed Dan Stahl to lead the Port of Longview as Chief Executive Officer. Stahl has served as the Interim CEO since February. The appointment is subject to the terms of a written agreement to be approved by the Commission at a subsequent meeting.
“While serving as Interim CEO the last several months, it became clear that Dan was the right choice to lead the Port of Longview into the future,” said Commission President Allan Erickson. “Dan is well-respected by Port staff and promises to be an even bigger presence in the community. We are thrilled to have Dan lead the Port into its next 100 years as our official CEO.”
Stahl joined the Port in 2017 as the Chief Operating Officer, managing contract negotiations and overseeing multiple departments, including Environmental, Business Development, Engineering and Marine Terminal Operations.
“This is an exciting step in my career, and I thank the Board of Commissioners for their confidence in my ability,” said, Stahl. “It’s my honor to be leading a team of professionals that are so dedicated to the success of our community.”
Stahl holds a master’s degree in Ocean Systems Management from MIT, and an undergraduate degree in Marine Transportation from the Maine Maritime Academy. Dan resides in Longview and has two grown children.