Prior to becoming a Senior Advisor to Cascadia, Brian served as President and CEO of North Star Petroleum, a distributor of fuel and lubricants in Alaska and Hawaii. North Star is a subsidiary of Saltchuk, a diversified holding company. Bogen previously served as Vice President and Treasurer for Saltchuk.
Bogen currently serves on the Board of Hamilton Urban Partners, an apartment developer in the Seattle area and previously served on the Board of Navios, a leading global shipping company. Brian also served as President of the Northwest Forum, a group of PNW based business leaders.
An active community leader, Brian recently served as President of the Board of Directors for the Chief Seattle Council of the Boy Scouts of America and remains on the Executive Committee today. Brian is a board member for Long Live the Kings, a non-profit supporting wild salmon restoration and sustainable fishing and is an elected town councilperson for the town of Woodway. He has previously served on the Board of Directors for A Contemporary Theatre, Northwest Chinook Recovery, the Seattle Aquarium Society and the Greater Washington Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Brian holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and attended the Albers Graduate School of Business and Economics at Seattle University. He completed the Senior Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2005.
Bogen is an Eagle Scout and is a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award for distinguished service to the Boy Scouts of America. He enjoys golfing, fishing, and hunting.
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