MEET OUR BOARD!

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

LEADERSHIP

Here is our current board leadership team:

Rashelle Tanner

chair of the board

Rashelle is currently an Attorney in Microsoft’s Litigation, Competition & Compliance Group. 

Gina Hall

VICE CHAIR

Gina is the current Vice President of Philanthropy for Seattle Goodwill Industries. 

Shomari Jones

SECRETARY

Shomari is currently the Director of Equity & Strategic Engagement for the Bellevue School district. 

George Stewart

Treasurer

George is currently retired CPA. 

Jon Bridge

BOARD CHAIR EMERITUS

Jon is currently Co-CEO & General Counsel for Ben Bridge Jewelers. 

Nate Miles

BOARD CHAIR EMERITUS

Nate is the current Vice President for Strategic Initiatives for Eli Lilly and Company. 

Leesa Manion

IMMEDIATE PAST BOARD CHAIR

Leesa is the Chief of Staff for the King County Prosecuting Attorney.

 

MEMBERS

Here our current 2019-2021 board roster:

George Allen

coca cola

George currently serves as the Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Coca Cola North America.

L. Patrice Bell

urban league

Patrice currently serves as our Seattle Urban League Young Professionals President. 

Cindi Bright

The Bright group

Cindi currently serves as the President of The Bright Group. 

Dr. Tony Byers

ENTREPRENEUR

Tony is a Global Diversity & Inclusion Expert and published author.

Juan Cotto

Bloodworks

Juan is currently the Director of Social Impact for Bloodworks. He is also the Chair of our Board Audit committee.

Dr. Sasha Rabkin

EOS

Sasha is currently the Chief Strategy Officer for Equal Opportunity Schools. 

Kia C. Franklin

EOS

Kia is currently the Chief Programs Officer for Equal Opportunity Schools. 

Kalila Griffin

G3 & Associates

Kalila is the current Outreach Specialist for G3 & Associates.

Aaron Johnson

United postal service

Aaron is currently the Director of Maintenance & Engineering for the United Parcel Service Northwest District. 

Dr. Travis McPhail

GOOGLE

Travis is currently a Staff Software Engineer and leader of the  Google Maps STK teams at Google.

Shawnte Mitchell

APTEVO THERAPEUTICS

Shawnte is currently the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, & Corporate Affairs Office for Aptevo Therapeutics. 

Kwesi "Oti" Peprah

BOEING

Oti is currently a Senior Contracts and Pricing Specialist for Boeing.