Business Development Team

Our Business Development team specializes in container, breakbulk and intermodal business and manages a large facet of the supply chain. This dynamic team draws on diverse expertise and backgrounds with international experience and is ready to deliver best-in-class service to our customers. We invite you to meet the team and hope to hear from you soon.

Sue Coffey

Director of Business Development (Co-lead)

Email: [email protected]
Office: 253-230-3282
Cell: 201-486-8557

Commodity expertise: Apparel, footwear and retail products

Background: Sue brings 30 years of experience working with ocean carriers, Class 1 railroads and overseas assignment in Ireland with a 3PL

Hometown: Baldwin, New York

Favorite hobbies: Foreign films, international travel and boating

Sue Coffey

Tom Bellerud

Director of Business Development (Co-lead)

Email: [email protected]
Office: 253-383-9405
Cell: 253-226-8011

Commodity expertise: Wide range of BCO sales experience along with ocean carrier and marine terminal operator negotiations

Background: Tom brings 30 years of operational and commercial experience in ocean carrier, marine terminal operations, intermodal railroad, trucking and warehouse operations

Hometown: Puyallup, Washington

Favorite hobbies: Tennis, golf, running and travel

Tom Bellerud

Steve Balaski

Senior Business Development Manager, Container

Email: [email protected]
Office: 253-888-4403
Cell: 206-910-4573

Commodity expertise: Hay, forest products, peas and lentils and retail

Background: Steve brings over 20 years of international and domestic experience in marine transportation and logistics. His background also includes operations, project management, marketing and business development

Hometown: Portland, Oregon

Favorite hobbies: Hiking and running

Steve Balaski

Georgette Reidburn

Business Development Representative, Container

Email: [email protected]
Office: 253-383-9415
Cell: 253-459-5386

Commodity expertise: Seafood, toys, meat/poultry and wine and spirits

Background: Georgette brings over 10 years of experience in the maritime and transportation industry in business management, statistics and market analysis for ports

Hometown: Tacoma, Washington

Favorite hobbies: Golf, wine tasting and trying to garden

Georgette Reidburn

John Tullis

Business Development Manager, Container

Email: [email protected]
Office: 253-428-8603
Cell: 253-219-3338

Commodity expertise: Potatoes and forest products

Background: John brings over 11 years of experience with a 3PL and ocean carrier, including four years in an overseas assignment in Hong Kong

Hometown: Des Moines, Washington

Favorite hobby: Squash (the sport)

John Tullis

Andre Elmaleh

Senior Manager, Business Development, Non-Container

Email: [email protected]
Office: 253-592-6792

Commodity expertise: Automobiles, ro-ro cargo, military cargo and breakbulk cargo

Background: Andre brings over 28 years of automobile logistics experience, having worked for automobile processors, a manufacturer and a 3PL

Hometown: Lake Oswego, Oregon

Favorite hobby: Boating

Andre Elmaleh

Mike Reilly

Director of Business Development, Intermodal Services

Email: [email protected]
Office: 253-383-9418

Commodity expertise: Rail services and logistic services

Background: Mike brings over 30 years of experience in transportation and logistics services, from an executive level focused on operational and sales and marketing excellence

Hometown: Brooklyn, New York

Favorite hobbies: Attending sporting events, travel, classic films and enjoying his family

Mike Reilly

Jeff Brubach

Business Development Manager

Email: [email protected]
Office: 253-592-6211
Cell: 253-209-9440

Commodity expertise: BCO container customers, non-container project freight, ocean carriers and marine terminal operators

Background: Jeff brings more than 11 years of experience at multiple terminal operators in Tacoma and Los Angeles/Long Beach

Hometown: Sumner, Washington

Favorite hobbies: Watching Seattle sports, Syracuse Orange basketball and chasing his kids at home

Jeff Brubach