The OpportunityTalks Executive Leadership Committee is made up of more than 40 movers and shakers in our community who support this critical investment in students and our state. Without them, this event would not be possible. Interested in being a Hit Maker and joining the ELC? Learn more.

Melissa Albert | Tousled
Leslie Alexandre | Life Science Washington
Jeri Andrews | The Lions Den
Melissa Arias | UW – Bothell
Devon Atchison | Bellevue College
Lois Bernstein | Group Health Cooperative
Kurt Biederman | Coldstream Wealth Management
Jen Butler | Zillow Group
Tony Byrd | Teach for America
Daryl Campbell | Seattle Goodwill International
Hugh Campbell | Cascadia Capital
Robin Carmichael | Helix Biomedics
Rhonda Carter | Sound Transit
Marc Casale | Kinetic West
Lisa Chick | Alliance for Education
Elaine Chu | Seattle Foundation
Alan Cohen | Thrive WA
Alicia Craven | Seattle Arts & Lectures
Nathan Daum | City of Seattle
James Dorsey | Washington MESA
Mercy Dramola | College Access Now
Shelia Edwards Lange | Seattle Central College
Leslie Feinzaig | VentureKits
Perry Fizzano | Western Washington University
Marcella Fleming Reed | MFR Law Group
Roei Ganzarski | BoldIQ
Chryssa Gardner | Optyva
Diana Giraldo | HNTB Corporation
Ben Golden | TUNE
Angie Graves | Kaiser Permanente
Brett Greene | New Tech Northwest
Phyllis Gutiérrez Kenney | Former WA State Representative
Amy Hanson | Hanson Consulting
Shawn Harmon | Goldman Sachs
Tim Henderson | JP Morgan
Randy Hodgins | UW External Affairs
Nick Hupka | SmartSheet
J. Elizabeth Jackson | Battelle
Dennis Joyce | Claddagh Ventures
Caroline King | Washington STEM
Matt LeMaster | Davis Wright Tremaine
Kevin Lynn | McKinstry
Aurora Martin | PopUp Justice
Steve Matly | SM Diversity
Erin McCallum | FIRST Washington
DeShay McCluskey | AltraVue Capital
Cameron McKinley | Seattle Met Magazine
Nate Miles | Eli Lilly and Company
Susan Morgensztern | Strategic Development Consultant
Tim Probst | Washington State Employment Security Department
Sara Redler | Wimmer Solutions
Mary Rennekamp Vegas | Friends of the Children
Eve Riskin | UW College of Engineering
Daniel Rossi | GeekWire
Zachary Rozga | Swurveys
Lula Samuel | Accenture
Cassie Sauer | Washington State Hospital Association
Christian Schiller | Cascadia Capital
Juliette Schindler Kelly | College Success Foundation
Austin Schneider | Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty
Lee Schoentrup | IDRI
Michael Schutzler | Washington Technology Industry Association
Kathy Surace-Smith | NanoString Technologies
John Tillman | USI Kibble & Prentice
Mary Trimarco | Northeastern University
Kim Vu | Bank of America
Blair Washington | Virginia Mason
Elin Windus | Pacific Science Center

Interested in participating as a ELC member? Email