Vice President & Director of Commercial Management
Gordon Hester is Director of the Commercial Management Division and a Vice President of Kiemle Hagood. Gordon is a licensed REALTOR® and joined Kiemle Hagood 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. Gordon is actively involved with trade, civic, and community organizations.
Eastern Washington University: Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration / Finance
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
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
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