Transportation’s No. 2 man moving to different agencyApril 2nd, 2013 by ed friedrich
Steve Reinmuth, the state Department of Transportation’s chief
of staff, has resigned to take a position with Labor and
Industries. Reinmuth has been the agency’s No. 2 man for 7 1/2
years. He follows Transportation Secretary Paula Hammond, who new
governor Jay Inslee replaced March 8 with Lynn Peterson, an Oregon
Before landing at DOT, Reinmuth was an attorney with the Attorney General’s Office for 17 years, the last five representing DOT. Then he worked a year for a private law firm. His last day at DOT will be April 15.
At L&I, Reinmuth will chief operating officer for insurance services.