Board of Directors
Board Secretary, Senior Vice President with Pacific Continental Bank
Nick Anderson is a Senior Vice President with Pacific Continental Bank where he leads a team of bankers focused on serving the financial needs of nonprofit sector organizations and small businesses. Previously, Anderson was Managing Director of Treasury Management and Payment Solutions for Opus Bank where he developed a full suite of products from policy to launch, then acted as national sales manager overseeing production activities for all markets. Nick earned a Certified Treasury Professional designation in 2011 from the Association of Financial Professionals. A 2008 graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School, Anderson was named one of the banking industry’s ‘Rising Stars’ by the Independent Community Bankers Association (2009). Anderson began his career with Bank of America in a variety of positions including sales, operations management, branch management and training and development. Nick is active in his community as a board member and advisor to non-profit and public sector organizations.
Anna S. Choi
Board Chair, Conscious Business Coach
Anna S. Choi is committed to empowering the next generation of global leaders. She brings 13 years experience as a mission driven entrepreneur working with social enterprises such as Washington Technology Industry Association, University of Washington, Impact Consultancy, Ignite Washington, & Goodfunds Wealth Management (now Natural Investments).
Anna started and sold her first business, InsideOut Investing, a socially responsible financial planning practice in five years for double what is was worth. She built the business from scratch as a broke college student (majoring in art & community, environment, & planning) and through direct outreach and marketing systems, was grossing six figures by age 23. Now she helps social entrepreneurs get more clients through strategic marketing consulting.
Anna is Founder of TEDxBellevue and Creativity Symposium for Women Leaders. These events were designed to build community among thought leaders to impact social change. She’s organized over 250+ social impact events in the last decade and is 1 of 190 global leaders who leads the Self Expression and Leadership Program of a $90M social enterprise. Anna’s passion to support mission driven leaders of achieving their triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit is what she hopes will transform our economy from being solely profit driven to an economy based on human-happiness.
Shareholder, Lane Powell PC
Byron Dailey is a corporate, securities and M&A lawyer at Lane Powell PC. Byron founded and co-chairs his firm’s Nonprofit and Social Enterprise team and founded and chairs its Private Investment Funds team. Byron previously practiced in the NYC office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and in the Seattle office of DLA Piper.
Lane Powell’s Nonprofit and Social enterprise team is a multidisciplinary team of lawyers focused on providing nonprofit and social enterprise clients with guidance and solutions in all legal areas to help them maximize their impact. Byron’s biggest focus in this area is helping clients design and build all varieties of mission driven ventures, including both stand-alone for-profit social enterprises and tax-exempt nonprofits engaging in for-profit activities. Byron enjoys generating social and environmental impact through his own work by helping businesses thrive by expanding their view of the bottom line, and helping nonprofits develop new ways to generate revenue and maximize their impact by exploring mission driven business models, all of which can create more successful and sustainable enterprises.
Board Membership Chair, CEO and Cofounder of Vibe Coworks
Alanna Imbach is the cofounder and CEO of Vibe Coworks, the West Sound region’s largest shared workspace and coworking community, and the Regional Community Engagement Lead for WaterAid, the #1 ranked international nonprofit dedicated to transforming lives through access to clean water, toilets and hygiene.
Prior to founding Vibe Coworks, Alanna spent 15 years working around the globe within the international development sector, giving voice to untold stories, influencing policy makers and bolstering influential social impact partnerships between brands, businesses and high impact international organizations including the UN Refugee Agency, UN World Food Programme, International Catholic Migration Commission and WaterAid.
Alanna holds BA degrees in Political Science and Spanish from Western Washington University, and an MA in International Solidarity Action from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. She is a past Young Professionals Board Member of Back on My Feet, a national nonprofit that combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing services.
Alanna lives in the Greater Seattle area with her husband Marcel and three year-old twin daughters.
Vice President of Manufacturing, Production and Assembly at Northwest Center
Mike Quinn is Vice President of Manufacturing, Production and Assembly at Northwest Center. He joined the team in 2008 with 30 years of experience in operations management, capital projects and negotiation—as well as logistics, shipping and distribution. Mike oversees Electronetics, Puget Sound Laundry Services, and Northwest Center Assembly & Packaging. In each of those businesses, he has emphasized lean processes and systems that resulted in a better bottom line for his customers – while creating greater opportunities for people with disabilities to succeed.
Mike has been actively involved in acquisitions and divestitures of Northwest Center’s operational units, leading to organizational efficiency and profitability. He and his team have seized networking and development opportunities that drove double-digit percentage growth in Northwest Center’s electronics, packaging and laundry businesses.
Prior to Northwest Center, Mike worked as the General Manager of Operations for Ryerson Steel, where he led the day-to-day business and personnel management aspects for large manufacturing centers and regional distribution facilities. He has a proven track record of applying analytical skills and leadership to reduce costs, increase productivity and improve customer service. Mike is also experienced in leading continuous improvement initiatives during changing business cycles, resulting in increased market share and profitability.
Mike holds a BA in economics from Ithaca College in New York.
Marketing Communications Board Chair, Senior Program Manager with SEIU 775 Benefits Group
David Shepard is the Senior Program Manager for Marketing Communications at SEIU 775 Benefits Group, which provides health, training and retirement benefits for Washington state and Montana’s home health care workers. He has spent the last two decades helping organizations increase their impact in education and healthcare.
Previously, at Cambia Health Solutions, David supported the company’s investment portfolio marketing efforts and worked through the healthcare innovation hub Cambia Grove to foster community and collaboration to deliver better outcomes for every person the healthcare system serves. He has also recently filled strategic marketing communication roles at Providence Health & Services and the University of Washington Information School. He holds a master’s in Mass Communication from Boston University and completed his undergraduate education at Brown University.
Tresa Thomas Massiongale
Board Co-chair, Chief Investment & Partnership Officer with Bloodworks Northwest
Tresa Thomas Massiongale is a seasoned executive with over twenty-five years’ experience in nonprofit administration, philanthropy, and strategic partnerships who works with an active international network focused on Impact Capital, Social Innovation, Social Enterprise, and Impact Investment. Tresa serves as Bloodworks NW’s Chief Investment and Partnership Officer and has served on the Board of Directors for many nonprofit and social impact organizations.
Tresa earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at San Francisco State University and Master of Arts degree at Columbia University, and is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of New Mexico. Tresa is pursuing the Certification in Social Impact Strategy at the University of Pennsylvania and holds the designations of Certified Fund Raising Executive and Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy.
Ms. Thomas Massiongale has been acknowledged for high impact and leadership by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Council on Foundations, the League of United Latin American Citizens, the State of Arizona, Columbia University, the University of New Mexico, and others, especially during twenty years supporting international community development efforts in the US-Mexico Borderlands where she supported with more than a dozen community coalitions across the United States, Mexico, San Carlos Apache and Tohono O’odham tribal nations.
Emeritus-Advisor Board Member, Principal Consultant with Entrepreneurial Management Consulting
A veteran of several technology and social enterprise startups, he partners with for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises to innovate greater performance improvements in margin and mission initiatives. His background includes business development roles with Fortune 500 firms including IBM, telecom startups and small business management. Ross recently held the roles of Director of Operations and Chief Operating Officer at HopeWorks Social Enterprises, a Snohomish County organization starting and operating multiple social enterprises. In addition to SEA WA, Ross serves as a Director for other social purpose organizations within both King and Snohomish Counties.
Ross graduated from Golden Gate University, San Francisco CA with a BA in Business Administration and is a graduate of the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington’s Executive Development Program.
Emeritus-Advisor Board Member, Director with Woods Creek Consulting
Joel’s support of the SE concept is based on his 25-year career in Marketing and service on 15+ NFP Boards. What companies call “profit” and NFP’s call “capacity-building” are both approaches that reflect a starting point of identifying a market need and finding a way to sustainably address it. Joel’s initial participation in SEA-WA started when he was searching for ideas to help several not-for-profits create an ongoing revenue stream while staying true to their public mission. Joel’s passions include education, environment, community and personal development, and human & civil rights. He has degrees in Marketing, Finance and French.
Emeritus-Advisor Board Member, Managing Director with LEAD the difference
Steph Sharma believes in the shift to shared purpose as a core strategic imperative for business. She is the Managing Director of LEAD the difference, a Seattle-based research and consulting firm that guides executives through transformation to the creation of shared purpose. Social impact and human value in organizations, remain untapped opportunities for realizing human value to the long-term viability of the organization. Through consulting, speaking, writing and community engagements, Steph has dedicated herself to helping organizations define, understand and realize this value. Steph serves on the faculty of Presidio University (http://www.presidio.edu/) for Strategy as well as having been a founding member of the Washington State Chapter for the Social Enterprise Alliance.