Port selects Senior Program Manager

The Port of Tacoma has selected Robert Stromberg as Senior Program Manager. In this position, he is responsible for leading the design and construction effort for new terminal development on the east side of the Blair Waterway. Before joining the Port, Stromberg provided consulting services as a Senior Associate with the Nielsen-Wurster Group (Seattle). This work included contract administration and risk management on a $700 million Russian oil pipeline and contract administration work for a Japanese steel company. Previously, Stromberg was a Construction Manager for Berger/ABAM Engineers (Federal Way, Washington), providing consulting services on the Port of Seattle’s 2002 Terminal 18 expansion and modernization project. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1967, Stromberg attended the Airborne and Ranger Schools and served as a company commander in Vietnam. His Army career also included troop unit assignments in the United States and Korea, three years teaching at United States Military Academy at West Point and three years with Seattle District, Corps of Engineers. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1987. Stromberg holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University (1973), a Masters Degree in Counseling from Long Island University (1975) and a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point (1967).