Former Chief Human Resources Officer, Port Blakely Companies
Lindsay Geyer has provided thoughtful, creative and compassionate organizational development expertise to a variety of organizations.
Most recently she was Chief Human Resources Officer for Port Blakely Companies, a values-driven, family-owned forestry and forest-products company built on a century of stewardship. As a member of executive management, Lindsay contributed to the overall strategic vision and direction of the Company and orchestrated the CEO leadership succession from third to fourth generation management. She led and oversaw human resources (HR) and communications functions company-wide. Lindsay also provided group facilitation and served as an advisor for the Eddy Family Council, the governing body of the family.
Lindsay brings over 30 years of experience in human resources and organizational development. Her expertise and skills in managing the human side of business dynamics come from a wide range of working experiences as an independent consultant and manager serving diverse industries that include hospitality, technology and manufacturing. Prior to joining Port Blakely Companies in 2000, she worked for Westin Hotels & Resorts where she held several HR-related positions including corporate director of employee relations.
She is a past executive committee board member of the Washington Health Alliance, a statewide not-for-profit organization that brings together those who get, give and pay for health care to create a high-quality, affordable system for the people of Washington state.
Lindsay holds a Master of Science degree in organization development from Central Washington University and a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Indiana University. She has earned accreditations from both the Center for Creative Leadership and Development Dimensions International.
Lindsay currently resides in Edmonds with her husband Jon; they enjoy travel, photography, gardening, cooking and spending time with friends and family.