Steve Mickelson

Steve Mickelson

Sales Director Port of Vancouver USA

Steve Mickelson was appointed Sales Director for the Port of Vancouver USA in June of 2014. His responsibilities include a wide variety of customer-focused activities that work to attract and retain marine accounts and services in wind energy, automobile and dry-bulk commodities. His work has included extensive travel to meet with international companies, contract negotiations, terminal operations and all matters of business development.

Prior to his work at the Port of Vancouver USA, Steve was the Marine Marketing Manager for the Port of Portland for 13 years, where his work focused on attracting and retaining marine cargo and container accounts.

Steve earned his B.A. from George Fox University and his MBA from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. Prior to attending graduate school, Steve was a commercial ocean export manager for a Japanese based logistics provider. He is a Class of 2013 graduate of Leadership Portland and sat on the board of the Maritime Commerce Club. In his free time, he enjoys attending sporting events, traveling and spending time with his wife and two children at their home in Sherwood, Oregon.