Port Angeles: Port top spot finalists to visit city

PORT ANGELES — Two of the three finalists for the Port of Port Angeles executive director position say they are excited about the opportunity.

“I'm looking forward to the opportunity to start working with everybody,” David Rystrom of Seattle said earlier this week.

Rystrom, Cynthia Stewart of Seattle and Claude Bullock of Key Largo, Fla., are the finalists for the position. The position has an annual salary cap of $85,000 plus benefits.

Rystrom is a consultant. He is also a former Dallas/Fort Worth Airport marketing director and former Port of Seattle aviation marketing manager. He has a bachelor's degree in business administration and economics from Seattle Pacific University.

Stewart has been the manager of Boeing Field in Seattle for five years. She has spent 17 years working for King County, including four as Solid Waste Division assistant manager, six on the King County Council staff and one and a half years on a council member's staff.

She has a master's degree in public administration from Seattle University.

Bullock, who could not be reached for comment, is an independent port consultant and former Port of Miami deputy director. He has a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering technology from Florida International University in Miami.

The finalists are expected to be in Port Angeles on Aug. 14 for interviews.

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