Outstanding Leadership, Support and Commitment!

Commute Smart Northwest works with over 100 employers in Spokane County to promote and encourage employees to use commute options including riding the bus, carpooling, STA Ridesharing, walking, bicycling, and working from home. Daily these employers help remove over 8,300 trips from our roadways and remove over 141,000 miles from being driven on our roadways. The following Champion Business Leaders were honored for their exceptional efforts to make their Commute Smart programs a success at their worksites.

2023 Champion Business Leaders

Champion Business Leader

Karl Kolb

Karl Kolb is the Spokane Office Managing Principal for Coffman Engineers. Karl has been a long-time supporter of CTR. Click to read more about Karl!

Champion Business Leader

Lindsey Skinfill

Lindsey Skinfill, Senior Vice President, People Potential fo Numerica Credit Union, Understands how a Commute Smart program can have a positive impact. Click to read more about Lindsey!

Champion Business Leader

Kristen Nester

Kristen Nester is the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron Installation Management Flight Chief for Fairchilc Air Force Base and has supported the Commute Smart prgram for the last 25 years. Click to learn more about Kristen!

Champion Business Leader

Michael Herzog

Michael Herzog is the Director of the Program Management Office for Itron, Inc. Click to Learn more about Michael!