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Port of Benton Welcomes New Construction Project Manager

May 30, 2023

RICHLAND, Wash. – Bryan Bell joined the Port of Benton last week as Construction Project Manager.

Bell’s responsibilities include project management for new construction, overseeing improvements to port-owned rail and barge facilities and guidance on port projects.

He brings substantial construction management experience, including 15 years of owning and operating a construction business. Bell’s work history includes project management of residential and commercial projects, business and customer relations, sales, marketing, payroll and purchasing.

Bell successfully grew his company from two to 36 employees and became an industry leader in the market. He was then offered in opportunity to be a professional angler that took him all over the country in recent years.

“Bryan’s wide-ranging experience with project management and his ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously will greatly benefit the port,” said Diahann Howard, PPM®, port executive director. “We’re thrilled to have him as a member of the team.”

“Throughout my career, I have not had the opportunity to work as a public servant, and this position will allow me to utilize my talents to give back, embrace the vast opportunities in this area, and enhance the community,” said Bell. “I look forward to working with the Port of Benton team.”

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Diahann Howard, PPM®
Executive Director

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