about united way : the board

United Way's Board of Directors

Standing Members Executive Committee and Leadership 2014–2015

Matt Nickerson
Board Chair
President, Safeco Insurance

Karen Marcotte Solimano
Board Chair-Elect, Secretary
Community Volunteer

Dan Smith
Board Treasurer
Chair, Finance Committee
Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

David Freiboth
Chair, Audit Committee
Executive Secretary-Treasurer, M.L. King County Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Colleen Brown
Chair, Governance Committee; Immediate Past Chair
Managing Director, Newport Board Group

Jon Fine
President & CEO
United Way of King County

Campaign Leadership 2014–2015

Sandra E. Madrid, PhD
2014 Lead Campaign Co-Chair
Special Assistant to the Vice President for Minority Affairs / Vice Provost for Diversity, University of Washington

Colleen Brown
2014 Campaign Co-Chair
Managing Director, Newport Board Group

Fred Devereux
2014 Campaign Co-Chair
West Region President, AT&T Mobility

Matt Nickerson
2014 Campaign Co-Chair
President, Safeco Insurance

Jeffrey H. Brotman
Chair, Million Dollar Roundtable
Chairman and Co-Founder, Costco Wholesale

Directors 2014–2015

Don Antonucci
President, Regence BlueShield

William Bell
President and CEO, Casey Family Programs

Dan Brettler
Chairman and CEO, Car Toys

Jeffrey Brotman
Chairman and Co-Founder, Costco Wholesale

Colleen Brown
Managing Director, Newport Board Group

Cordell Carter, M.Sci., J.D.
Partner, Yardstick Learning

Sandra Cavanaugh
CEO, Private Client Services, Russell Investments North America

Dr. Benjamin Danielson
Medical Director, Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic

Fred Devereux
West Region President, AT&T Mobility

Susan Enfield
Superintendent, Highline Public Schools

David Freiboth
Executive Secretary-Treasurer, M.L. King County Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Kari Glover
United Way Worldwide

Rafael Grijalva
Site Merchandiser, Amazon

Amy Hood
Chief Financial Officer, Microsoft

Sandra E. Madrid, Ph.D.
Special Assistant to the Vice President for Minority Affairs / Vice Provost for Diversity, University of Washington

Steve McCracken
Principal, Managing Partner, 206 Inc.

Rob McKenna
Partner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Scott Meden
Executive Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of the Shoe Division, Nordstrom

Margaret Meister
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Symetra Financial Corporation

Matt Nickerson
President, Safeco Insurance

Mark Okazaki
Executive Director, Neighborhood House

Doug Orwiler
Director of Retail Operations, Seattle Seahawks

Susan Palmer
District Secretary-Treasurer, Aerospace Machinist Industrial District Lodge 751

Pamela Piering
Healthy Aging Consultant

Rao Remala
Community Volunteer

Doyle Simons
President and CEO, Weyerhaeuser Company

Dan Smith
Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young

Karen Marcotte Solimano
Community Volunteer

Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J.
President, Seattle University

Kathy Surace-Smith
Vice President, General Counsel, NanoString Technologies

Blair Taylor
Chief Community Officer, Starbucks

Michael Waite
Vice President, Finance, Bentall Kennedy (U.S.) Limited Partnership

Jill Wakefield
Chancellor, Seattle Community Colleges

Roy Whitehead
Chairman, President and CEO, Washington Federal Savings

Todd Zarfos
VP of Engineering for Commercial Aviation Services Senior Chief Engineer of Support Boeing Commercial Airplanes, The Boeing Company


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