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Phyllis West Saathoff

Phyllis West Saathoff, American port manager. Certified Public Accountant, Texas; certified government finance manager. Recipient Certified of Excellence for Finance Reporting, Government Finance Officers Association, 1992-2000; named Leading WSoman in Transportation, Journal Commerce, 2004.


  • Saathoff, Phyllis West was born on January 29, 1963 in Ballinger, Texas, United States. Daughter of Elveen Phillip West and Jessie Miguonne Franke.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University Houston, 1985.


    • Audit senior Ernst & Whinny, Houston, 1985-1988. Audit manager Kennemer, Vandaveert Masters, Lake Jackson, Texas, 1988-1992. Managing director Port Freeport, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Texas. Certified government finance manager.


    Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Association Port Authorities, Gulf Ports Association (treasurer since 1997), National Association Foreign Trade Zones (president 2003-2005, chairman 2004), Brazosport C. of Chamber (board member since 1998), Lake Jackson Economic Development Corporation (board member since 1995).


    • Married Lester Wayne Saathoff, December 31, 1983. Children: Kayla Miguonne, Eric Wayne.
    • father: Elveen Phillip West
    • mother: Jessie Miguonne Franke
    • spouse: Lester Wayne Saathoff
    • children: Kayla Miguonne Saathoff
    • Eric Wayne Saathoff
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    Born January 29, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1985
      University Houston
    • 1985 - 1988
      Audit senior, Ernst & Whinny
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1988 - 1992
      audit manager, Kennemer
      Lake Jackson, Texas, United States
    • 1992
      managing director, Port Freeport