United Way Leadership

These dedicated individuals make sure everything we do connects back to our mission—bringing caring people together to give, volunteer, and take action to help people in need and solve our community’s toughest challenges.


  • Ron Armstrong
    Ron Armstrong

    PACCAR, Chief Executive Officer
  • Stephan Blanford, Ed.D.
    Stephan Blanford, Ed.D.

    Principal, Lighthouse Consulting Seattle School Board Director, District V
  • Dan Brettler
    Dan Brettler

    Chairman & CEO, Car Toys and Wireless Advocates
  • Jeffrey H. Brotman
    Jeffrey H. BrotmanChair, Million Dollar Roundtable

    Chairman and Co-Founder, Costco Wholesale
  • Jonathan Burks
    Jonathan Burks

    Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Dr. Benjamin Danielson
    Dr. Benjamin Danielson

    Medical Director, Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic
  • Fred Devereux
    Fred Devereux

    West Region President, AT&T Mobility
  • Jon Fine
    Jon FinePresident & CEO, United Way of King County

  • Kari Glover
    Karen E (Kari) Glover

    Retired, Global Integration Partner, K&L Gates
  • Nicole Grant
    Nicole Grant

    Executive Secretary-Treasurer, M.L. King County Labor Council
  • Rafael Grijalva
    Rafael Grijalva

    Manager, Kindle Books, Amazon
  • Kimberly Harris
    Kimberly Harris

    President & CEO, Puget Sound Energy
  • Nathan James
    Nathan James

    Vice President, GMMB
  • Sandra E. Madrid, PhD
    Sandra E. Madrid, PhD

    Special Assistant to the Vice President for Minority Affairs / Vice Provost for Diversity, University of Washington
  • Brian McAndrews
    Brian McAndrewsExecutive Committee

    Corporate Board Member and Senior Advisor
  • Rob McKenna
    Rob McKenna

    Partner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
  • Scott Meden
    Scott Meden

    Chief Marketing Officer, Nordstrom
  • Margaret Meister
    Margaret Meister

    Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Symetra Financial Corporation
  • Ben Minicucci
    Ben Minicucci

    President & Chief Operating Officer, Alaska Airlines
  • Matt Nickerson
    Matt Nickerson

    President, Safeco Insurance
  • Doug Orwiler
    Doug Orwiler

    Director of Retail Operations, Seattle Seahawks
  • Chief Kathleen O'Toole
    Chief Kathleen O’Toole

    Chief, Seattle Police Department
  • Rao Remala
    Rao Remala

    Community Volunteer
  • Fred Rivera
    Fred Rivera

    Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Seattle Mariners
  • Sue Sherbrooke
    Sue Sherbrooke

    Retired CEO, YWCA Seattle|King|Snohomish
  • Doyle Simons
    Doyle Simons

    President and CEO, Weyerhaeuser Company
  • Dan Smith
    Dan SmithBoard Treasurer, Chair of Finance & Administration Committee

    Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Karen Marcotte Solimano
    Karen Marcotte Solimano

    Microsoft Alumna
  • Angela Stowell
    Angela Stowell

    CEO, Ethan Stowell Restaurants
  • Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J.
    Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J.

    President, Seattle University
  • Kathy Surace-Smith
    Kathy Surace-SmithBoard Chair-Elect, Secretary

    Vice President, General Counsel, NanoString Technologies
  • Blair Taylor
    Blair TaylorBoard Chair

    CEO, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance
  • Toni Townes-Whitley
    Toni Townes-Whitley

    Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft
  • Jill Wakefield
    Jill Wakefield

    Interim President Bellevue College
  • Dr. Calvin Watts
    Dr. Calvin Watts

    Superintendent, Kent School District
  • Roy Whitehead
    Roy Whitehead

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Washington Federal Savings
  • Todd Zarfos
    Todd Zarfos

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


  • Jon Fine
    Jon FinePresident & CEO, United Way of King County
    • Chris Hynes
      Chris HynesVice President, Brand Management/Advertising
      • Ashley Hulsey
        Ashley HulseySenior Vice President, Development
        • Sara Levin
          Sara LevinVice President, Community Services
          • Jim Yearby
            Jim YearbyVice President, Human Resources