Quimby promoted at Port of Tacoma

The Port of Tacoma has promoted Janet Quimby to director of contracts and risk management.

In this position, she is responsible for all port purchasing, risk management programs, safety programs, and oversight of all port contracts, including construction and consulting contracts in support of Port capital programs.

“Janet has demonstrated an exceptional ability to coordinate complex
programs,” said Jeff Lincoln, the port’s director of facilities development. “She clearly has the ability to succeed in her expanded areas of responsibility.”

Quimby was previously the port’s manager of contracts and purchasing. Before joining the Port of Tacoma in 1996, she was a senior contracting officer with the Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle (Metro). Quimby is a graduate of the University of Washington Law School (1976).