Ruth Rios Bennett is principal of RB Bennett Enterprises LLC, a real estate brokerage firm in Vancouver, Washington. Prior to establishing RB Bennett Enterprises in 2008, Ms. Bennett served as chief operating officer of Bonneville Power Administration, a federal electrical utility in Portland, Oregon, from 2003 to 2007. In this capacity she was responsible for the organization’s major business lines, including power, transmission, fish and wildlife, finance, risk, information technology, audit, general counsel and human resources. Ms. Bennett joined Bonneville Power in 1973 and held a variety of increasingly responsible positions during her tenure there. Ms. Bennett serves on the boards of PNE Corporation and the regional Columbia-Willamette YMCA, and is the chair of the PeaceHealth SW Medical Center board. She is a former board member of First Independent Bank.