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Seattle Foundation


Meet Our Team

PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

Tony Mestres

President & CEO

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Michele Frix

Chief of Staff

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Jeanette Lodwig

General Counsel

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Nancy Saelee

Executive Assistant to the CEO

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PHILANTHROPIC SERVICES

Fidelma McGinn

Vice President, Philanthropic Services

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Allison Parker

Director, Philanthropic Partnerships

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Kim Wright

Director, Family Philanthropy

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Susan Peterson

Director, Gift Planning

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Elaine Chu

Philanthropic Advisor

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Lauren Domino

Philanthropic Advisor

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Katie Donnelly

Philanthropic Advisor

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Elizabeth List

Philanthropic Advisor

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Stephen Robinson

Philanthropic Advisor

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Hana Rubin

Senior Operations Manager

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Cherlyn Cloy

Senior Associate, Gift Planning

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Ruel Olanday

Associate Advisor

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Jesus Carbajal

Development Assistant

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COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

Michael Brown

Vice President, Community Programs

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Ceil Erickson

Director, Community Programs

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Alice Ito

Director, Community Programs

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Aaron Robertson

Director, Community Programs

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Sally Gillis

Senior Officer, Community Programs

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Tom McIntire

Officer, Community Programs

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Jonathan Cunningham

Officer, Community Programs

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Maggie Wykowski

Research Officer, Community Programs

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Bao-Tram Do

Associate Officer, Community Programs

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FINANCE AND OPERATIONS

Joanna Lohkamp

Interim Chief Financial Officer

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Amy Murray

Director of Finance/Controller

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Kherlen Cox

Assistant Controller

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Kirstine Johnson 

Director of Operations and Human Resources

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Jim Grams

Director of Technology

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Brent Ponton-Welty

Grants Officer

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Jan Harman

Database Manager

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Rachel Jeppesen

Senior Accountant

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MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Mary Grace Roske

Vice President, Marketing & Communications

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Babs Pinette

Director of Marketing

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Kristin Dizon

Director, Communications

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Lisa Johnson

Communications Coordinator

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