Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview is an operating bulk materials port on the Columbia River in Longview, Washington. The site was originally developed in 1941 to house a smelter for Reynolds Aluminum. For years, the smelter and adjacent facilities were the engine of industry in Cowlitz County.

Decades later, our goals are clear: we are cleaning up this brownfield industrial site and redeveloping it into a safe and productive port facility. We are excited to begin work on a larger and more productive export terminal that will revitalize trade along the Columbia River. In doing so, we will create family-wage jobs for residents of Southwest Washington and generate millions of dollars in tax revenues that support communities throughout Washington state.

Leadership

Everett King, CEO – With 30 years of cost and operations management experience in manufacturing, mining, logistics and technology, Everett has held top general and financial management positions in business development, finance, operations, strategic planning, mergers, divestitures, investor relations and treasury.

Before joining the company in May 2010, Everett was CFO for the US Engineered Products Division of the Rio Tinto Alcan Aerospace Transportation Group. He spent 23 years with The Marmon Group and was CFO and group vice-president of several member companies. Everett has been instrumental in the success of several start-ups, and he has considerable expertise in merger and acquisition activity, debt restructuring, bond issues, private equity investment and investor management.

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Kristin headshotKristin Gaines, Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs – Kristin Gaines began working for Millennium Bulk Terminals in January 2011, bringing more than 20 years of experience in industrial operations, remediation, and brownfield redevelopment.
She has a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry from Eastern Oregon University, and a Master of Science in Chemistry from the University of Idaho. Kristin is responsible for facility compliance, operations permitting, expansion permitting, and site remediation. Prior to joining Millennium, Kristin worked for a variety of international industrial operations providing environmental management for large-scale site demolitions and comprehensive clean-up projects, as well as compliance and permitting for operating facilities. Her knowledge, skills and experience are pivotal to successfully navigating the project through its various stages to effective operation.
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Wendy Hutchinson, Senior Vice President of External Affairs – Wendy Hutchinson joined Millennium in January 2013, bringing nearly 25 years of experience in industrial site development, regulatory affairs and environmental management.
She received her BS and MS degrees in civil engineering from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining Millennium, Wendy was the regulatory affairs manager for Thunder Basin Coal Company, owned by Arch Coal Inc. Throughout her time with the company, she also worked in the production, mine planning and business departments. Wendy oversaw permitting for several major expansions of the Black Thunder Mine that grew capacity more than fivefold. Her guidance resulted in the addition of 1.9 billion tons of mine coal reserves, while maintaining an exceptional compliance record with more than 12,000 acres of reclamation. Wendy also served for 10 years as a governor’s appointee to the Wyoming Environmental Quality Council.
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VALUES

Millennium’s mission is to develop a world-class port the right way, and in a manner which is financially rewarding for our employees and owners. Millennium’s goals are to benefit the community, protect the environment, support universal human rights, and respect the law. It all begins with the values that guide our enterprise:

  • Safety: Millennium’s top priority is to ensure our employees return home safe and healthy after every shift of work.
  • Environmental Responsibility: Millennium incorporates regulatory compliance into our engineering designs and operations so that we can help ensure a healthy environment for current and future generations.  This is exemplified by our commitment to cleanup of the old aluminum smelter site.
  • Community Involvement: We are good people with whom to do business. Millennium is an active and responsive member of the community and gives back to local families through community organizations.
  • Communication: Millennium strives to communicate openly and clearly with employees and the community.