The CBA Team

Our diverse team with expertise coming from a wide range of disciplines are here to offer you personalized service while creating opportunities for all.

Chris McDougall
President and CEO

Chris McDougall is the President & CEO of the Commercial Brokers Association (CBA). In his role, Chris is responsible for leading CBA in its mission to raise the standard of practice for the commercial brokerage industry and fulfilling its vision of being the most indispensable platform for commercial brokers in the Western United States. Chris joined CBA in 2018 and brings a diverse background of experience and skills from his career in the commercial real estate industry, including brokerage, research, technology, data, and development, which make him uniquely suited to lead CBA.

When outside of the office, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, two teenage children and their corgi. In addition, he enjoys socializing with friends, traveling, golfing, barbecuing, hiking, and snowshoeing. As a graduate of Washington State University, Chris is an avid fan of the Cougs.

Amy Robitaille
Executive Vice President

Amy Robitaille is CBA’s Executive Vice President and has been with the association since 1995. Over the years, she has worked in various roles in membership and education. In her current role, she is passionate about educating and building opportunities for those getting started in the commercial real estate industry, as well as advancing the more seasoned professionals. In addition to helping members, Amy is also involved in managing the Washington State CCIM and SIOR chapters.

Outside of the office, Amy enjoys traveling, listening to music, and exploring Washington’s scenic treasures with her husband and two children.

Mary Lyell Larsen
SVP, Research & Data Services

Mary Lyell Larsen, Senior Vice President, Research and Data Services, has been with the Commercial Brokers Association since 1998. In her varying roles in data research, Mary has directed the CBA Research team in providing Member care and producing CBAcma sales data, listing data, and legal forms products and services. Her career has been driven by the leadership roles she has assumed, lending her a particular sense of accountability she shares with her team. She is passionate about serving CBA’s member needs and providing them the tools they need to provide the best CRE services to their clients.

Mary was born in Seattle, WA but grew up primarily in small California towns. She attended California State University, Chico where she studied English Literature and Organizational Communication.

Marge Carmichael
VP, Operations

Marge Carmichael is CBA’s Vice President of Operations and has been with the organization since 1994. At CBA, she plays a key role in managing its finances as well as those of several other managed associations. During her tenure, Marge has witnessed the association evolve and grow in many aspects, and she has been excited to be a part of the team. Though it’s hard to imagine, she remembers a time when we were mailing monthly listings catalogs to our members!

When Marge isn’t crunching numbers, she enjoys time with her two young grandsons and being active outdoors.

Callie Fromm
VP, Marketing

Callie Fromm is CBA’s Vice President of Marketing, managing a broad scope of work, including member communications, media relations, social media, and branding and design. Callie joined CBA in 2019 after many years as a journalist, content strategist, and marketing consultant working with a diverse client base.

Callie graduated from the University of Montana with a B.A. in English and from the University of Missouri, Columbia, with a M.A. in Journalism. She landed in Seattle in 2003 and has been in love with the Pacific Northwest ever since. When she’s not at work, she can be found shuttling her two boys about town, enjoying a great meal and a good laugh with friends, reading, or binge-watching bad TV with her family and two chiwhatwhat’s.

Karie Hoskins
Director of Research & Organizational Development

Karie Hoskins is the Director of Research & Organizational Development. She joined CBA in 2002 as a Research Associate, and then held the role of Research Manager before becoming the Research Director. In 2016, she joined the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and earned a People Management certification, and in 2018 she became a SHRM Certified Professional. Karie supervises CBA’s Research Team, whose focus is providing the most accurate and up-to-date listings and property information for the benefit of all CBA members.

Karie grew up in Spokane and moved to Seattle to attend and later graduate from the University of Washington with a B.A in English. She is currently pursuing a degree in Political Science at Rutgers University.

Binh Truong
Director of Market Data and Business Development

Binh Truong brings 20 years of industry experience to his role starting with CBRE in 2002 and joining CBA shortly thereafter in 2003. As the Director of Market Data and Business Development, he supervises the CMA research team, manages CBA’s market data/reports, and spearheads CBA’s business development strategies and initiatives. Binh graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. from the Foster School of Business and a minor in Psychology.

In his spare time, Binh enjoys attending all University of Washington sporting events, as well as going to Seahawks, Mariners, Sounders, Storm, and Kraken games. He is an active member of the community with organizations including Pano Koumantaros Cancer Research Fund, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Community for Youth, and various local elementary schools.

Adrianne Duncan
Adrianne Duncan
Senior Association & Events Manager
Brandon Lunsford
Brandon Lunsford
Member Services Specialist
Brian Walk
Brian Walk
Senior IT Engineer
Christina Chen
Christina Chen
Member Experience Project Manager
Gitta Katsman
Gitta Katsman
Association Manager
Hannah Duncan
Hannah Duncan
Lead Research Specialist
Kaylynn Smith
Kaylynn Smith
Member Experience and Training Lead
Kristin Austin
Kristin Austin
Education Manager
Lacey Montgomery
Lacey Montgomery
Marketing Coordinator
Margaret Hughes
Margaret Hughes
CBAcma Manager
Marjorie Coke
Marjorie Coke
Research Associate
Max Martin
Max Martin
Research Associate
Megan Reuther
Megan Reuther
Legal Library & CBAcma Manager
Nicolette Vajtay
Nicolette Vajtay
Education Production & Events Associate
Nikki Lohrmann
Nikki Lohrmann
Customer Service and Training Manager
Taylor Nephew
Taylor Nephew
Association & Member Services Coordinator

2022 Officers

Casey Brazil
Treasurer
John Miller
Incoming Chair
Monica Wallace
Chair
Brian Hatcher
Immediate Past Chair
Chris McDougall
President and CEO

Term Expires 2022

Aaron Bekken
Aaron Bekken

Jones Lang LaSalle

VP of Brokerage

Seattle, WA

Brian Finnegan, CCIM
Brian Finnegan, CCIM

Westcom Properties, Inc.

President

Bellingham, WA

Brian Hatcher
Brian Hatcher

Kidder Mathews

Chief Operating Officer

Bellevue, WA

Michael Roy, CCIM
Michael Roy, CCIM

KBC Advisors WA.

Industrial Specialist Principal

Seattle, WA

Term Expires 2023

Arvin Vander Veen, SIOR
Arvin Vander Veen, SIOR

Colliers International WA, LLC

Senior Vice President

Seattle, WA

Brooks Burton
Brooks Burton

Windermere Services Company

Chief Operating Officer

Seattle, WA

Casey Brazil
Casey Brazil

Kiemle Hagood

VP & Director of Brokerage

Coeur d'Alene, ID

John Miller
John Miller

CBRE

Senior Managing Director

Seattle, WA

Monica Wallace
Monica Wallace

Kidder Mathews

Senior Vice President

Bellevue, WA

Scott Coombs
Scott Coombs

NAI Puget Sound Properties

President

Bellevue, WA

Term Expires 2024

Alison Beddard
Alison Beddard

Cushman & Wakefield

Managing Principal - Seattle

Seattle, WA

Billy Sleeth
Billy Sleeth

Newmark

Executive Managing Director

Seattle, WA

James Bowles
James Bowles

Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services

President

Seattle, WA

Jason Kono
Jason Kono

CPX LLC

Principal

Seattle, WA

Jeff Johnson
Jeff Johnson

Black Commercial, Inc.

President

Spokane, WA

Tiffini Connell
Tiffini Connell

West Coast Commercial Realty, LLC

Managing Broker

Seattle, WA

Previous Members

Ex Officio

Carolyn Davis
Carolyn Davis

CBRE

Research Manager

Seattle, WA

Chris Osborn
Chris Osborn

CBA

Legal Counsel

Lynnwood, WA

David Magee
David Magee

CBRE

First Vice President

Seattle, WA

Erik Nelson
Erik Nelson

Kiemle Hagood

Managing Broker

Spokane, WA

LeAnn Hume, CCIM
LeAnn Hume, CCIM

Cushman & Wakefield

Senior Director

Boise, ID

Mary Hull-Drury
Mary Hull-Drury

Washington Association of REALTORS

Government Affairs

Olympia, WA

Paul Chiles
Paul Chiles

Chiles & Associates Inc

President

Seattle, WA

Steve Cory
Steve Cory

Fidelity National Title

Commercial Sales Expert

Seattle, WA