Committed to Savings, Commetted to Service.

Our Staff

Doug Betzold, Chief Executive Officer

What he does: Everything! He built CMS – He’s our FEARLESS leader!

Favorite things to do: Hunting, skiing, golfing, and rafting.


Beth Beatty, President

What she does: Provides leadership and manages Company operations.

Favorite place to be: On the boat – bass fishing on a warm day!

Happiness is: Family, friends and morning coffee!


Ted Lehmann, Vice President of Sales

What he does: Heads sales team, analyzes the natural gas market, and visits clients.

Favorite place to be: Home with his family.

Favorite place he’s traveled: Namibia


Laura Rheaume, Vice President of Operations

What she does: Laura is the office utility player…filling in and helping where ever needed. She manages our company operations, provides leadership and is an organization fanatic.

When she’s not working:  She’s hanging out with her husband, son, and daughter. She loves to be outdoors – hiking, camping, boating…Remodeling her house…Cooking…Shopping…and Cheering for her favorite Wazzu Cougs!


Paula Batchelor-Strohm, Office Manager

What she does:  Paula is an experienced coordinator and scheduler who manages account receivables as well as customer nominations and balancing within the Cascade Natural Gas service territory.  She keeps our office running smoothly and efficiently by juggling a variety of tasks to meet the teams/s needs and demands.

Favorite place to travel:  The mountains, ocean, valleys – really anywhere on the West Coast.  Being new to Seattle, there are many untouched sights and sounds in the PNW landscape to explore.

When she’s not working:  She loves cooking, bike riding the local trails, walking her pups with her daughter and husband, and seeking out new places to visit in the PNW.


Rusty Williams, Senior Sales Manager

What he does:  Sales Team, working with CMS team and customers to provide opportunities for natural gas savings.

Favorite place to be: With family and friends, traveling anywhere around the U.S. and world.

When he’s not working:  He’s coaching, referee, and attending MLS and NWSL games. Playing racquetball, growing vegetables, oysters and clams. Enjoying the outdoors in the great Pacific Northwest!


Justin Anderson, Sales Manager

What he does:  Sales Team, working with CMS team and customers to create gas purchasing strategies to save money.

Favorite place to be: On a global quest to find paradise. More often than not his travel plans include sand, the ocean and a drink that comes with a complimentary brightly colored umbrella. So far #1 on his list is occupied by Pipa Beach, Brazil.

When he’s not working: He can be found petting all of the dogs. Spending quality time with family and friends or decompressing with a workout or some good old fashioned yardwork. Strolling through neighborhoods and parks in search of more dogs. He enjoys sports, being outdoors in general and relaxing with a good book. On sunny days you’ll often find him chasing golf balls into woods, water hazards and the occasional neighboring hole fairway.


Mae Maciulewski, Account Coordinator

What she does:  Mae coordinates customer nominations and balancing within the Cascade Natural Gas service territory.

Favorite place to be:  Vacation!  She enjoys soft sandy beaches, ski towns, or getting lost in a new city.

When she’s not working:  She loves spending time with her family whether it’s on the couch, at the gym, on the slopes, or the golf course.