“As a taxpayer and having to balance both personal and corporate budgets, I understand the importance of maintaining core Port services through careful financial management of the port’s resources.
Creating public access and recreational opportunities, growing jobs and achieving economic success by working jointly with other public and private entities provides the right approach to moving our port in a positive direction, particularly as we emerge from the pandemic."
ENSURING RESPONSIBLE BUDGETING AND SPENDING
Making prudent business decisions with taxpayer resources, while ensuring efficiencies through the use of technology and business process improvement strategies.
INCREASING PUBLIC ACCESS AND
The Port of Everett needs to continue to be the top port for recreational boating on the Puget Sound while increasing opportunities for public access to our waterfront.
COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT
Our Port needs to be a leader on sustainable environmental practices setting an example for ports on the west coast and across the globe.
CREATING JOBS AND INCREASING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Working with other public and private agencies to leverage the ports job creation opportunities.
Following a successful business career with Safeco Insurance as Vice President of Finance, Scott left in 2008 to accept a position with Goldfinch Bros, Inc. as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. In February 2014, Scott was promoted to President, overseeing day-to-day operations of the entire business. Goldfinch Bros., with business throughout the Puget Sound region, is the oldest glass and glazing firm in the Pacific Northwest dating back to 1892 with current employment of nearly 200 team members.
Murphy has a strong record of community service dedicating considerable time to volunteer service, youth activities, and community affairs. In addition to his past eight years of service on the City Council, Murphy is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Everett Public Facilities District which oversees operations at the Angel of the Winds Arena. Murphy also currently serves as a Board member and Chair of the Audit Committee for Mountain Pacific Bank, a $500 million community bank headquartered in Everett, Washington. Murphy previously served four years as a Board member for the Snohomish Health District and is a Past Board Chair of North Everett Little League, the Community Foundation of Snohomish County, and the Everett Public Schools Foundation.
Scott talks over port issues with Ray Stephanson and Kristie Dutton
"Scott has common sense. His City Council experience, financial and operational expertise, and success managing significant business responsibilities throughout the years, will benefit the port, particularly as we move forward to
re-build the economy."
- CPA and Former Everett City Councilmember Rich Anderson
Ray Stephanson – Former Everett Mayor
Ed Hansen – Former Everett Mayor
Rich Anderson - Former Everett Councilmember
Shannon Affholter – Former Everett Councilmember
Glen Bachman – Everett Port Commissioner
Scott Bader – Everett Councilmember
Gigi Burke – Former Everett Councilmember
Kristie Dutton – Former Everett School Board Member
Nick Harper - Former State Senator and current Everett Deputy Mayor
Sam Low – Snohomish County Councilmember
Caroline Mason - Everett School Board Member
Jeff Moore – Everett Councilmember
Nate Nehring – Snohomish County Councilmember
Connie Niva – Former Everett Councilmember and former Port Commissioner
Bill Rucker - Former Everett Councilmember
Judy Tuohy – Everett Councilmember
Jim Courrier, DDS
Carlene and Geoff Goldfinch
Holly Burkett – Pohland
Maddy Metzger Utt
Clay and Hap Wertheimer
and the list continues to grow!