Gordon W. Hester

Gordon W. Hester

Vice President & Director of Commercial Management

(509) 755-7565
gordonh@khco.com

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Gordon Hester is Director of the Commercial Management Division and a Vice President of Kiemle & Hagood Company. Gordon is a licensed REALTOR® and joined Kiemle & Hagood Company in 1990. Gordon is a graduate of Eastern Washington University with a degree in Business  Administration and a major in Finance.           

Gordon oversees the regulatory compliance, safety planning, and general operational issues in the Commercial Property Management Division, and oversees the operations of K&H Facility  Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kiemle & Hagood Company. Gordon is actively involved with trade, civic, and community organizations.

EDUCATION

  • Eastern Washington University:  Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration / Finance


INDUSTRY

National

  • Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA):  Nominating Committee, Chair,  2004 - 2006, Industry Defense Fund Oversight Committee, Chair,  2008 - 2010, State Government Affairs Committee, Member, Government Affairs Committee, Co-Chair, 2010 - 2011, Executive Committee, Member, 2008 - 2011, Finance Committee, Member, Codes and Standards Committee, Co-Chair, 2012  -  2013

Local

  • Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA):  Member, 1990 - Present, President, 1996 - 1997, Legislative Committee, Chairperson, 1996, 2001 - 2007, 2011 -  2014, Lobbyist to Olympia, 1993 to Present, Pacific Northwest Region, President, 2003 - 2005, Voted “Member of the Year”, 1997, 2003, Washington State PAC, Chairman, 2012 - 2016
     
  • Washington State Commercial Association of REALTORS®:  Member

COMMUNITY

  • Providence Holy Family Foundation:  Board Member, 2003 - 2011, President, 2006 - 2008
  • Providence Health Care Foundation:  Member - Children’s Advisory Council
  • Downtown Spokane Partnership:  Downtown Spokane Partnership Board Member, 2014 - Present, Business Improvement District  -  Ratepayer Advisory Board, 2009 - 2014, Business Improvement District President, 2013
  • Spokane County Fire District 10:  Volunteer Fireman, 2008- Present, Washington State Certified EMT, Washington State Certified Firefighter One, Washington State Certified Hazmat  Awareness / Operations, Fire Instructor 1 Certification, CPR Instructor, Captain, 2014, Lieutenant, 2012
  • Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce: Board Member, 2014  -  Present
  • Community Colleges Foundation:  Board Member, 2010  -  Present, Chair Facilities Committee, 2012  -  Present