We support the Shoreline business community
through networking opportunities, business education,
and partnerships with nonprofit and public agencies.

Dale Sutton, President

Dale Sutton is the owner of Magic Photo, a photo imaging center. Magic Photo specializes in great color prints, archiving your family photos and movies as well as professional photography for individuals and families. Dale joined the Shoreline Chamber of Commerce when he opened Magic Photo in the fall of 1995. He has been an active Chamber member over the years as a board member and Ambassador as well as part of the Auction Committee, Membership Committee and Communication Committee. Luncheon attendees also know him as the Greeter and Registration Host.

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Marlin Gabbert, Vice President

Marlin Gabbert has been involved as principal architect in significant projects for Seattle Pacific University, Shoreline School District, Valley Medical Center, Stevens Medical Center Public Hospital Districts, and UW Medical Center.  Marlin has managed the programming, planning, and construction phases for projects large and small.  He has a passion for architecture and planning that has helped drive him to become active in the community, serving as Shoreline Planning Commissioner for eight years and as its chair for two and a half years.

Lorie Hoffman, Treasurer

Lorie is the Executive Director of the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council, she has worked in both the for-profit and non-profit world having run three art galleries, her own business, and now a non-profit. With undergraduate degrees in business & media and a masters in Fine Art she is often the business-person-in-the-art-world, and art-person-in-the-business-world. During her time at the Arts Council she had developed an Art/Business Workshop Series that strives to bring solid business practices to our creative community and has learned along the way that getting artists to say "sole proprietor" just might be harder than herding cats.


Judy Parsons, Secretary

Judy Parsons has lived in Shoreline for 40 years. Previously, she worked at the Shoreline-LFP Senior center as the Marketing & Outreach person. She was on the Shoreline School Board for 12 years. Her community involvement is currently: Secretary of the Shoreline Chamber board, President of the North Urban Human Services Alliance, and on the board of the Shoreline Historical Museum.  She loves living in Shoreline!

Jeff King, Director

Jeff King is a manager at Heritage Bank and with his wife owns a home-based business in Shoreline. He has been an active board member of the Chamber and a Shoreline resident for a long time.

Suzan Shayler, Director

After earning degrees in Accounting and Finance from Seattle University, I worked for 20 years as an accountant in a variety of different industries before joining Edward Jones. I've lived in the Shoreline area since 1995, and my son, Brendon, graduated from Shorewood High School in 2014. A fun fact about us is we love soccer & the Sounders!

Paul A. Barrera, Director

Paul is the founding attorney of North City Law, PC. As a Shoreline resident and business owner, Paul wants to help make Shoreline a better place to live and work. Paul hopes to encourage others in Shoreline to participate in the Chamber of Commerce to build an even greater community to raise a family and build a business.

Robert P. Brouillard, Past President

Robert is an attorney with a general civil practice. He lives and works in the Richmond Beach neighborhood of Shoreline. Before opening his law practice in 2012, Robert served for 15 years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Washington in Seattle.

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Shoreline Chamber of Commerce | 18560 1st Avenue NE | Shoreline, WA 98155 | info@shorelinechamber.org

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