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Pioneer Executive Leadership Team

Karen Lee, Chief Executive Officer

Stephanie Welty, Chief Financial Officer

Anthony Wright, Chief Operations Officer


Mark Behrends,Vice President of Enterprises

Craig McElfresh, Vice President of Real Estate & Project Services

Olivia Thurmond, Vice President of Human Resources

Steve Woolworth, Vice President of Treatment & Reentry Services

Hilary Young, Vice President of Advocacy & Philanthropy


Pioneer Board of Directors


Michael Langhout, Chair
Langhout International, LLC

Randy Wilcox, Vice-Chair
Retired-Former President for Americas
Otis Elevator Company

Joe Wilczek, Treasurer
Retired President & CEO
Franciscan Health System

Dick Zais, Secretary
Former City Manager (Retired)
City of Yakima

Rob Bateman, CPA, CMA
Former CFO
Emeritus Senior Living

Wade Black
SVP Commercial Banking
Washington Trust Bank

Liz Dunbar
Executive Director
Tacoma Community House

Leesa Manion
Chief of Staff
King County Prosecuting
Attorney's Office

Steve Mullin
Washington Roundtable

Len Radziwanowicz
Asst. VP, Wealth Mgmt. Advisor
Merrill Lynch Wealth Mgmt.,
Bank of America

Madrienne Salgado
Public Affairs
Muckleshoot Indian Tribe

Steve Verleye
Executive Director
Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview

Karen-Denise Wilson
Owner / Managing Attorney
KD Wilson Law PLLC

Honorary Governors


Ralph A. Bruksos

Vivian L. Caver

Lanora L. Churchill

Lauren Jassny

William R. Kauppila

Kari Kelly

Jack Lobdell

Hubert G. Locke

Kerwin Nicholson

Larry Rea

G. Lawrence Salkield

Charles Z. Smith

Lloyd G. Snider

Raymond A. Stewart

Raymond A. Stewart, Sr.

David H. Straus

Members of Pioneer's Executive Leadership Team are available to speak at your meeting or other event. We can also arrange group and individual tours of Pioneer facilities.

Please select the appropriate form below, include as much information as possible, and submit at least four weeks prior to the desired event/tour date.

We will review your request and follow up with any questions.

We will review your request and follow up with any questions.

Thank you for your interest in Pioneer!