Board of Directors

Executive Committee   |   Board of Directors

einstein_cropped.jpgWill Einstein Chair
Director of Product Development & Growth
Puget Sound Energy​ 

tim-howell_cropped.jpgTimothy Howell - Vice Chair 
Senior Vice President, PNW Market Manager - Business
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

danyshterry_cropped.jpgTerry Danysh - Immediate Past Chair
Of Counsel
Dorsey & Whitney

backus_nancy_cropped.jpgMayor Nancy Backus - Treasurer
City of Auburn

bowman_130503_43.jpgCommissioner Stephanie Bowman - Secretary 
Port of Seattle

david_allen.jpgDavid Allen 
Executive Vice President
McKinstry Company

constantine_cropped.jpgExecutive Dow Constantine
King County

shelley-easter-gill-2-headshot.jpgShelley Easter Gill 
Managing Partner
Kinzer Partners

lewis-hires.jpgAlbert Lewis, Jr. 
Vice President of Economic & Workforce Development
Bellevue College

mcfadden_cropped.jpgDave McFadden
Managing Director, Economic Development Division
Port of Seattle

mayor-jenny-a.-durkan-headshot.jpgMayor Jenny Durkan
City of Seattle
(Alternate - Rebecca Lovell, Director of Entrepreneurship and Industry, Office of Economic Development, City of Seattle)

john-stokes.jpgCouncilmember John Stokes
City councilmember
City of Bellevue

Board of Directors

David Allen, Executive Vice President, McKinstry Company  

Monty Anderson, Executive Secretary, Seattle/King County Building and Construction Trades Council

Mayor Nancy Backus, Mayor, City of Auburn

Cary Badger, Director, HealthScape Advisors

Patrick Bannon, President, Bellevue Downtown Association

Marc Berger, Director, Executive Communications & China Practice, Nyhus Communications

Councilmember Mariah Bettise, Councilmember, City of Issaquah

Greg Bilte, Vice President - General Manager, KIRO-TV 

Commissioner Stephanie Bowman, Commissioner, Port of Seattle

Councilmember Dave Carson, CouncilmemberCity of Redmond

Executive Dow Constantine, Executive, King County

Paige Shevlin(Alternate for Exec. Constantine), Economic Development Policy Advisor, King County Office of the Executive, King County

Council President Bill Boyce, CouncilmemberCity of Kent

Jeff Crowe, Regional Director, Principal, BRPH

Marc Cummings, Vice President, Public Policy & External Affairs, Life Science Washington

Terry Danysh, Of CounselDorsey & Whitney

Terry Davis, Director of Government Affairs, Comcast

Deanna Dawson, Executive DirectorSound Cities Association

Councilmember Rod Dembowski, CouncilmemberKing County Council

Mayor Jenny Durkan, MayorCity of Seattle

Rebecca Lovell (Alternate for Mayor Durkan), Acting Director, Office of Economic DevelopmentCity of Seattle

Will Einstein, Director of  Product Development & GrowthPuget Sound Energy

Shelley Easter Gill, Managing PartnerKinzer Partners

Dot Fallihee, Interim Executive Director, Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County

Nicole Grant, Executive Secretary-TreasurerML King County Labor Council

Councilmember Lisa Herbold, CouncilmemberCity of Seattle

Bill Herrera, Vice President, Commercial Banking, Umpqua Bank 

Randy Hodgins, Vice PresidentUniversity of Washington

Councilmember John Holman, CouncilmemberCity of Auburn

Councilmember Tom McLeod, Councilmember, City of Tukwila

Tim Howell, Senior Vice President, Pacific Northwest Market Manager – BusinessJPMorgan Chase & Co

Kristin Jensen, Vice President of DevelopmentTouchstone

Albert Lewis, Jr., Vice President of Economic & Workforce DevelopmentBellevue College

Nancy Long, Executive Director, 501 Commons

Jeff Lyon, Chairman & CEOKidder Mathews

Andrew Magill, Director of Marketing, Commercial AirplanesThe Boeing Company

Councilmember James Mayhew, CouncilmemberCity of Snoqualmie

Brianna McDonaldPresident, Keiretsu Forum Northwest

Chris McDougallPresident & CEO, Commercial Brokers Association

David McFadden, Managing DirectorEconomic Development DivisionPort of Seattle

Patrick McQueen, Senior Project Manager, Lease Crutcher Lewis

Chris Mefford, President & CEOCommunity Attributes, Inc

John Nowoj, Vice President & General ManagerMA Mortenson Company

Megan Ouellette, Managing Director, Government & Community RelationsAlaska Airlines

Dr. Shouan Pan, Chancellor of the Seattle Colleges, Seattle Colleges

Emily Parkhurst, Editor in Chief, Puget Sound Business Journal 

Michael Pearce, Administrative Director of Customer Experience and Performance ExcellenceSwedish Medical Center

Bart Phillips, PresidentOneRedmond

Alex Pietsch, Associate Vice President, Office of Corporate RelationsWashington State University

Irene Plenefisch, Government Affairs DirectorMicrosoft

Bill Poppy, Senior Vice PresidentVirginia Mason

J. Thomas Ranken, President & CEO, CleanTech Alliance Washington

Jon Scholes, CEODowntown Seattle Association

Michael Schutzler, CEOWashington Technology Industry Association

Mayor Michael Siefkes, Mayor, City of Seatac

Brian Stading, President, Northwest RegionCenturyLink

Catherine Stanford, Deputy Mayor, Lake Forest Park

Councilmember John Stokes, CouncilmemberCity of Bellevue

James Henderson (Alternate for Mayor Stokes), Economic Development DirectorCity of Bellevue

Marilyn Strickland, PresidentSeattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

Councilmember Penny Sweet, CouncilmemberCity of Kirkland

Jason Tartick, Vice PresidentSenior Banker, Middle Market BankingKey Bank

Allan Van Ness, CouncilmemberCity of Kenmore

Kim Vu, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business & Community Engagement, Bank of America 

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