Board of Directors

Executive Committee   |   Board of Directors

danyshterry_cropped.jpgTerry Danysh Chair
Of Counsel
Dorsey & Whitney

einstein_cropped.jpgWill Einstein Vice Chair
Director of New Product Development
Puget Sound Energy​ 

backus_nancy_cropped.jpgMayor Nancy Backus - Treasurer
City of Auburn

hires_sessions__cropped.jpgMarlena Sessions - Secretary
President & CEO
Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County

david_allen.jpgDavid Allen - Past Chair
Executive Vice President
McKinstry Company

albro_cropped.jpgCommissioner Tom Albro
Port of Seattle

jan_beck_cropped.jpgJan Beck
Vice President & Site Head
Novo Nordisk

constantine_cropped.jpgExecutive Dow Constantine
King County
(Alternate - Paige Shevlin, Economic Development Policy Advisor, King County Office of the Executive)

suzanne-dale-estey---head-shot-5-13.jpgSuzanne Dale Estey (Ex-Officio)
President & CEO
Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County

tim-howell_cropped.jpgTim Howell
SVP, PNW Market Manager - Business
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

aricmanion.jpgAric Manion
Kelley Imaging Systems

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

ed-murray_cropped.jpgMayor Ed Murray
City of Seattle
(Alternate - Rebecca Lovell, Director of Entrepreneurship and Industry, Office of Economic Development, City of Seattle)

ericpettigrew_cropped.jpgEric Pettigrew
Director of Community & Business Relations
Regence BlueShield

john-stokes.jpgMayor John Stokes
City of Bellevue
(Alternate - James Henderson, Economic Development Director, City of Bellevue)

Board of Directors

Shannon Affholter, Executive Director, Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties

Tom Albro, Port Commissioner, Port of Seattle

David Allen, Executive Vice President, McKinstry Company  

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

Bob Aylward, EVP Business Operations, Seattle Mariners

Mayor Nancy Backus, Mayor, City of Auburn

Cary Badger, Director, HealthScape Advisors

Patrick Bannon, President, Bellevue Downtown Association

Jan Beck, Vice President & Site Head, Novo Nordisk

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

Troy Bloedel, Vice President, Lease Crutcher Lewis

Jeanne Burbidge, Deputy Mayor, City of Federal Way

Fred Butler, Mayor, City of Issaquah

Dave Carson, CouncilmemberCity of Redmond

Executive Dow Constantine, ExecutiveKing County

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

Suzette Cooke, MayorCity of Kent

Jeff Crowe, Regional Director, PrincipalBRPH

Marc Cummings, Vice President, Public Policy & External AffairsLife Science Washington

Suzanne Dale Estey (Ex-Officio), President & CEOEconomic Development Council of Seattle & King County 

Terry Danysh, Of CounselDorsey & Whitney

Maud Daudon, PresidentSeattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

Terry Davis, Director of Government Affairs, Comcast

Deanna Dawson, Executive DirectorSound Cities Association

Rod Dembowski, CouncilmemberKing County Council

Will Einstein, Director of New Product DevelopmentPuget Sound Energy

Allan Ekberg, MayorCity of Tukwila

Shelley Easter Gill, Managing PartnerKinzer Partners

Nicole Grant, Executive Secretary-TreasurerML King County Labor Council

Cathi Hatch, Seattle Chapter PresidentKeiretsu Forum Northwest

Lisa Herbold, CouncilmemberCity of Seattle

Randy Hodgins, Vice PresidentUniversity of Washington

John Holman, CouncilmemberCity of Auburn

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

Bob Jeans, CouncilmemberCity of Snoqualmie

Kristin Jensen, Vice President of DevelopmentTouchstone

Conrad Lee, CouncilmemberCity of Bellevue

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

Aric Manion, PresidentKelley Imaging Systems

Dave McFadden, Managing DirectorEconomic Development DivisionPort of Seattle

Chris Mefford ​(Ex-Officio), President & CEOCommunity Attributes, Inc

Mayor Ed Murray, MayorCity of Seattle

Rebecca Lovell (Alternate for Mayor Murray), Deputy Director, Office of Economic DevelopmentCity of Seattle

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 

Armondo Pavone, CouncilmemberCity of Renton

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

Eric Pettigrew, Director of Community & Business RelationsRegence BlueShield

Bart Phillips, PresidentOneRedmond

Alex Pietsch, Associate Vice PresidentWashington 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

Marlena Sessions, CEOWorkforce Development Council of Seattle-King County

Brian Stading, President, Northwest RegionCenturyLink

John Stokes, MayorCity of Bellevue

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

Erik Strom, Director of Government and Community RelationsRussell Investments

Eileen Sullivan, Senior Manager, US State Public

Penny Sweet, Deputy MayorCity of Kirkland

Mike Tibbits, Vice President, Senior Relationship OfficerKey Bank, Commercial Banking

Allan Van Ness, CouncilmemberCity of Kenmore

TBD, Umpqua Bank

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