Brian S. Charneski


SMU board committees

Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Committee, chair

Educational background

Seattle University Seattle, 1983-85
Bachelor of Arts in economics
Washington State University, 1980-82


Brian Charneski

Brian Charneski serves as the president of L&E Bottling Company in Olympia; chairman of Pepsi Northwest Beverages, LLC, a regional beverage manufacturing cooperative headquartered in Tumwater; and is a member of Spyglass Capital Partners, LLC. He is also director and past chairman of both the Pepsi-Cola Bottlers Association and the Washington Beverage Association and is director of the Washington, DC-based American Beverage Association. He is a director of Heritage Financial Corporation and Shadow Beverages and Snacks, LLC. He has served on the boards of the Washington Center for the Performing Arts and The Community Foundation of the South Puget Sound.

Charneski holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Seattle University. He has been a member of Saint Martin’s Board of Trustees since 2004, serving as vice chair from 2009 to 2011.