top of page
Sokolow-Loren square photo.jpg

Loren Sokolow

Board Chair


Loren has over 40 years of experience as a financial and operations executive, with special expertise in professional services financial strategies, sustainability, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. Prior to his retirement in 2019, he served as the CFO and Treasurer of California-based Psomas: a $100 million engineering firm.

Overleese-8071 4x4.jpg

Kris Overleese

Board Director

ThomsonJames 2018.jpg

Jim Thomson

Board Director

Kris is KBA's President and CEO. She currently serves on the Foundation Board for the Lake Washington Institute of Technology and serves on the college’s Architecture and Civil Design Technology Committee. She mentors for both the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship and WTS Mentoring programs. She serves on the WTS Mentoring Committee.

Jim has deep roots in the Puget Sound area, forming strong connections in the transportation community during his 34-year career with HNTB, an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm. He retired from HNTB in 2021 as their Northwest Division President.

bottom of page