Michael Keim has joined the Port of Tacoma as Senior Contracts Administrator, responsible for all contracts not related to construction. Prior to this appointment, Keim handled similar responsibilities as a Port project employee.

Before joining the Port, Keim’s work history includes property administration, industrial security management and coordinating California OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) standards for his previous employer. He has also managed purchasing programs and negotiated contracts and lease agreements.

Keim holds an Associates Degree in Business Administration from Cerro Coso Community College (Ridgecrest, California, 1991).

About the Port of Tacoma

The Port of Tacoma is the economic engine of the South Puget Sound, with more than 43,000 family-wage jobs in Pierce County and more than 113,000 jobs across Washington state connected to Port activities. A major gateway to Asia and Alaska, the Port of Tacoma is among the largest container ports in North America, handling an estimated more than $35 billion in annual trade and about 2 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent container units). The Port is also a major center for bulk, breakbulk and project/heavy-lift cargoes, as well as automobiles and trucks. To learn more about the Port of Tacoma, visit http://www.portoftacoma.com