Board of Directors
Sean is the Program Manager for Global Social Impact at Starbucks, and has served as an executive in retail, supply chain, logistics and leadership roles for over 25 years. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Stanford University, Sean accepted a commission in the US Navy. As a Supply Corps Officer, he served 10 years in operations and policy primarily internationally. Serving and helping to provide opportunities in underserved communities has been an underlying passion. Sean has worked extensively with the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle (as well as Boston) to provide mentorship, employment and second chance hiring opportunities. A Renton resident, father of three boys and proud Pacific Northwest native, Sean is currently on the Renton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is the President of the Stanford Military Service Network National/International Chapter.
Matt is the Director of Infrastructure Operations and Security at Seattle University, where he provides technology leadership, information security oversight, and user-friendly communications to improve the tech experience for students, faculty, and staff. He enjoys “teaching the teachers”, finding elegant solutions, and loves lengthy Q&A sessions. Matt has spent the last 16 years supporting technology in higher education, and also volunteers on the Technology Committee for Legal Voice. Matt graduated from Seattle University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and BA in Humanities, and currently lives in Seattle with his wife, two kids, and three guitars.
Iann is an auditor at CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP, a national financial services firm. She work in the public sector, specifically auditing employee benefit plans and non-profit organizations. Iann graduated Magna Cum Laude from Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting as well as minors in music and interdisciplinary studies. She played the violin in the Central Washington Symphony as well as the Tacoma Youth Symphony, and still plays the piano as a way to relax. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, playing soccer, and cooking.
Viesta is an Office Manager for King County and previously held positions at the Port of Seattle and Mount Zion Baptist Church. A graduate of South Seattle College, she is an avid gardener, enjoys music, collects coins, and unusual rocks. She has two sons and Bella, a Cardigan Welsh Corgi/German Shepard.
Jordan Babineaux is a former Seattle Seahawks and Tennessee Titans Defensive Back who is currently in his fifth season as a host and analyst on the NFL Network. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications from Southern Arkansas University, Babineaux, was named Seattle Seahawks new Digital Media Producer and Host in 2015. In addition, Babineaux co-hosts the Seattle Seahawks 710 ESPN pre-game radio show and Fox Q-13 post-game TV broadcast.
Alan is a trial attorney with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. His practice focuses on insurance defense litigation throughout Western Washington. Alan is a graduate of Gonzaga University and Creighton University School of Law. He is licensed to practice in Washington State.
Trevor is a certified financial planner responsible for advising ultra-high net worth clients in the Pacific Northwest. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Trevor is a decorated veteran, having been awarded the Bronze Star Medal, the nation’s fourth highest combat award. He earned his M.B.A. from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington, and has completed advanced coursework at the Swiss Banking Institute in Zürich. A Seattle native, Trevor is active in the community and devotes time serving as a trustee of ACT Theatre, a member of the Employer’s Advisory Board at the Foster School of Business and as a member of The Forty, the alumni association of the Puget Sound Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” honorees.
Creative Content Manager
Maggie a music journalist at Classical KING FM and Second Inversion, KING FM’s project dedicated to new and experimental music. She manages all of Second Inversion’s programming and platforms, including curating the 24/7 online stream and website features, producing written and multimedia content, and serving as an on-air host. A passionate advocate for women composers, Maggie founded the Women in (New) Music series on Second Inversion to highlight women’s’ contributions to the classical canon. Maggie graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Seattle University. She also studied experimental music composition in Paris at the Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique. In her spare time, she plays piano and presents pre-concert lectures at classical music events around Seattle.
- Bernard Ablola, Founder, Think Strategy
- Alexander Diaz, Territory Manager, Uber
- Stephanie Ellis-Smith, Philanthropist and Community Leader
- Vivian Phillips, Chair, Seattle Arts Commission
- Marcie Maxwell, Community Leader
- Peter Drury, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations, Seattle Children’s Hospital