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Jennifer holds a dual Master of Social Work/Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Michigan. She has over 20 years of professional and volunteer work with nonprofit agencies and currently works as a Parent Educator with Redmond Toddler Group and the Lake Washington Institute of Technology.
Manager/Vice President, HomeStreet Bank
With over 18 years of experience in retail banking, Tiffani graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies, with an emphasis on Sustainable Business Practices, she also has an Associate of Arts degree in General Studies.
CFO, Microsoft North America
Jack received his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Accounting from Columbia Business School and his BS in Business Administration from Syracuse University.
AVP Predevelopment, L'Oréal
Geoff was on the board at First Robotics and Incubators, and was the vice chair on the WFR Board.
Substitute Teacher, Lake Washington School District
Racheal is active volunteer at Hopelink and is highly involved in her church, helping in many activities such as Redmond Night Out, Easter Egg Hunt, ESL tutoring.
Councilmember, City of Redmond
Angela has a Master's degree in Education from Heritage University and a Bachelor's degree in Biology Education from Eastern Washington University.
State Senator, Washington State 45th Legislative District
Manka holds a JD from the University of Washington School of Law and Bachelor of Arts degrees in History and Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP.
Financial Consultant, J.P. Morgan Securites, LLC
Jesse's background is in Finance/Economics in Progress from Southern New Hampshire University and also has an Associates in Business from DeVry University.
State Representative, Washington State, 41st District
Rep. Tana Senn brings her experience as a working mom, a communications consultant for nonprofits and foundations, and her Master in Public Policy and Administration to her legislative work to improve the lives of busy families. She recently passed equal pay legislation and has a strong focus on expanding access to early learning and children's mental health services.
Recruiter, Trainer, Evergreen Washelli
Kate's background is on Human Resources and recruiting.
Parent Partner, Sound Mental Health
Barbara has experience in nonprofit organizations administering human services programs.
Director, Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Drew is a UW aeronautical engineer with an MBA from Seattle University. He leads Boeing’s European Commercial Aircraft marketing team and serves on the board of the Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County. He is past board chair of Leadership Eastside and past board member of YMCA Sammamish.
State Representative, Washington State House, 5th District
Paul attended Tahoma public schools before graduating from Western Washington University. After earning his law degree and masters in philosophy from Duke University.
Mediator and Arbitrator, JAMS (Retired)
Terry is a Columbia University graduate, School of Business. He also has a JD degree from the Rutgers University School of Law and a Bachelor's degree from Brown University. Terry is the former City of Bellevue Mayor and also served on the city council.
Blair spent over 35 years working in the high technology industry. Since retiring in 2011, he has volunteered with multiple nonprofit organizations. He has a Master of Science degree in Dynamic Systems Control from UCLA and also has a BS in Mathematics/Computer Science from UCLA.
Consultant Manager, Slalom Consulting
Cindy is a Senior Consultant with Slalom Consulting and specializes in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Software System Selections and Supply Chain Management. Cindy has Bachelor of Arts in International Business from Washington State University.
Councilmember, King County, District 6
Claudia is a graduate of Providence College and the Columbia University School of Law. She represents King County District 6, which encompasses all or part of Bellevue, Bothell, Clyde Hill, Hunts Point, Kirkland, Medina, Mercer Island, Redmond, Woodinville and Yarrow Point, Beaux Arts Village and the Sammamish Valley.
Hortensia also had the opportunity to serve on St. Louise Parish Pastoral Council as the Hispanic Liaison for three years. She was also the Co-Chair of the Bellevue School District Parent Advisory Council of Parents of Color for over three years.
CEO/Founder, MCRC (Muslim Community Resource Center)
Nickhath has a Bachelor's Degree in History and a Master's Degree in Political Science & Public Affairs. She is on the steering committee of the Leadership Eastside Community Impact Teams.
Councilmember, City of Kirkland
Councilmember Sweet attended Roosevelt High School and Shoreline Community College before beginning a career in Health Care. She trained with the Baptist Health Care Leadership Institute, the University of Washington School of Business, Antioch University and is a graduate of the inaugural class of Leadership Eastside in 2008.