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Donald Summers

Managing Director, Altruist Partners,

Altruist Partners helps non-profits transform into powerful social enterprises. We work side-by-side with non-profits and partner with funders to embed management, finance, and program best-practices. Results are clear and consistent: accelerated and sustained growth in performance, revenue and ... Read more

Drew Meyers

Co-Founder, Horizon, Lower Queen Anne

Travel addict, Microfinance advocate, Real Estate Enthusiast, Blogger, Social Entrepreneur. Doer. @Zillow Alum. Here to change the world. Horizon is AirBnB/Couchsurfing within your trusted network of friends, friends of friends, and communities you belong to. Read more

Dylan Holmes

Chief Product Officer, Amplii, North Beacon Hill

E. Steve Kim

Business strategy consultant,

I am an experienced management consultant who helps start-up entrepreneurs and experienced business and public sector leaders with business-strategic planning and execution. My capabilities include competitor research & analysis, market research & analysis, quantitative analysis & modeling, an... Read more

Eben Ostergaard

Eastlake

I am consultant and business executive that's just moved to Seattle with my family. I am looking to start or join something meaningful and passion driven, working with smart people looking to change the world, one person, idea and morning at a time. I have a passion for humanism, existentialism... Read more

Ed Cox

Professional Community Association Manager, Capitol Hill

Hello, I am merging my management experience of community associations into an online platform. I'm looking for programmers, web designers, social media guru's, and start-up investors who want to create a new and exciting product. Read more

Edouard Stenger

Belltown

A French MBA student at Pinchot University I have been blogging about sustainability and energy issues since 2007. I studied international management and languages and have years of experiences in Marketing and Communications in Europe and Latin America. I always enjoy meeting new people s... Read more

Eduardo Jezierski

CEO/CTO, InSTEDD,

Tech nonprofit that does design, development and deployment of tech for health, safety and development. Google.org Projects worldwide, and open iLabs in Asia, & Latin America - http://instedd.org http://ilabsoutheastasia.org http://iLabamericalatina.org Read more

Edwin Rios

Microenterprise Loan Officer, Mercy Corps Northwest,

Mercy Corps Northwest is non-profit organization whose mission is to work together to build more just, productive, and resilient communities by investing in those without ready access to resources. As a Loan Officer, it is my responsibility to work with entrepreneurs aspiring to start or grow the... Read more

Eldan Goldenberg

GIS data wrangler, Capitol Hill

I make maps and build tools for people to explore data about the world around us. Read more

Elizabeth Sall

Presidente, UrbanLabs LLC, ResearcHQ.org, osplanning.org, Wallingford

I'm working on three things things: UrbanLabs.io - small transportation consulting firm. ResearcHQ.org - NGO that facilitates partnerships with academic researchers and funders for agile and smaller projects (<500k) that don't necessitate the full forces of the University bureaucracy. OSPl... Read more

Emily Warn

Writer, Two Pens, Madrona Neighborhood

Emily Warn (www.emilywarn.com is the author of Shadow Architect, the latest of her five collections of poetry. A collection of her essays is forthcoming 2015. She is the co-founder of Two Pens, a social media content company and the founding editor of Webby Award-winning poetryfoundation.org. Read more

Emma Coulson

Support & Operations, Ghostruck, Pioneer Square

I have 7+ years of startup experience leading lean and nimble teams. I've led over 50 multi-faceted marketing campaigns and creative talent for medical, tech and non-profit organizations. Currently, my role with Ghostruck (rideshare for moving) focuses primarily on support and operations. I love ... Read more

Eric Smith

Senior Financial Advisor, Natural Investments, LLC,

Founded successful financial services practice in 1986. We serve families, individuals, and organizations that are interested in being more strategic in how their investments are deployed. Read more

Eric Gertsman

President, Windchange Consulting, Pinehurst

Eric Gertsman serves as the president, chief strategist, and principal implementer of Windchange Consulting, a firm that helps the energy and environmental sectors facilitate business decisions and execute successful projects. Eric has a diverse professional background having worked predominantl... Read more

Eric Thomassian

Capitol Hill

Interested in energy studies and research. Energy management and efficiency. Clean and renewable sources. Smart buildings. Sustainability reporting. Read more

Erik Speckman

Greenwood

Making a living with UX/product development and data wranging consulting while exploring opportunities with Lithium-ion battery reuse and recycling. Read more

Erin Ewart

Strategic consultant and career coach , Erin Ewart Consulting, West Queen Anne

I am an independent consultant and career coach. My consulting practice is focused on helping new or growing mission-driven organizations create strategies, build systems, and launch new programs. In my coaching practice, I work with individuals and groups to help them navigate the job search pro... Read more

Ethan Phelps-Goodman

Founder, Seattle in Progress, Capitol Hill

Flor-Mari Crisostomo

Professional Coach, Blue Heron Coaching and Consulting, Capitol Hill

I am a professional coach. I partner with individuals to discover/re-discover their passions. I guide others towards what is important to them through meaningful conversations and asking the hard questions. I am a sounding board, cheerleader, reality checker, and truth teller. My background inc... Read more

Francis Loetterle

Principle, Architecture for social benefit, Capitol Hill

My name is Francis Loetterle, I’m an architect and I’ve just started a practice called Architecture for social benefit. I’ve been doing this kind of work nights and weekends for twenty years (www.loetterle.us) and now it is going to be my day job. My goal is to get two projects with socia... Read more

Frank Martinez

Co-Founder / Managing Partner, StartupCoin Ventures LLC, Rainier Beach

Hi. Let's talk about it. Read more

Gordon Padelford

Neighborhood Support Coordinator, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways,

I work for Seattle Neighborhood Greenways a community coalition of 20 neighborhood groups throughout Seattle that are identifying, advocating for, and activating safe and healthy streets for all. Read more

Gustavo Montoya

President, El Mundo Communications,

El Mundo Communications, Inc. publishes the largest Spanish weekly newspaper in the area since 1989 providing information and a tool to reach out to the Hispanic community. We also offer full commercial printing services. Read more

Heather Morado

Attorney, Morado Law PLLC,

Entertainment, intellectual property, and business lawyer. Read more

Heather Duffin

Northwest Entrepreneur Network,

Hilary Wilson

Strategic Partnerships, Community Sourced Capital, Madrona Neighborhood

Hilary works for Community Sourced Capital. She likes to be in the center of things, towards the back. She loves people, ideas and compaies who are pushing the edges of possibility, be it in local finance or another sector. She also consults with nonprofits and helps them raise money. In her free... Read more

Hilary Kilgour

Organizational Training Manager, Hootsuite,

Hilary Kilgour is an innovative, entrepreneurial and goal driven professional with a proven track record leading cross-functional teams in strategy, communications and marketing. Her expertise is tackling complex global challenges, condensing them into compelling stories and forming multi-stak... Read more

Hunter Williams

VP, Marketing & Business Development, Little Green Light, Madrona

I'm on the management team of Little Green Light, a web-based CRM solution for small and mid-size nonprofits. We've been around for seven years in all, and turned the corner to profitability in 2014. Woohoo! Read more

Jack Smith

Founder, Jacks The Bomb, Phinney Ridge

Jackie Peterson

Independent Museum Consultant, Jackie Peterson | Exhibit Services, Ballard

Jacob Colker

CEO, All Property Management, Greenwood

Jacqueline Deelstra

Technology for Development Associate, Creative Associates International,

I am international development professional who recently relocated from Washington, DC to Seattle. From here I am working remotely for the DC-based international development consulting firm Creative Associates International. Creative implements education, youth, economic growth, civil society and... Read more

James Rooney

Senior Manager, Technology for Good, Microsoft,

I'm the Senior Manager of Microsoft's Technology for Good program, helping nonprofits and communities use technology to help solve complex, social issues. I also hold an MPA from UW's Evans School. Read more

James Stewart

Software Engineer, Belltown

I love to make stuff and empower people through technology. Read more

Jason Rukman

Founder, Ucodemy,

Jason Keil

President, Polaris Payments, Green Lake

Hello! I run a credit card processing business called Polaris Payments. We help small to medium size businesses and non-profits minimize their card processing fees. We offer the latest insights on software, equipment, and personalized solutions to increase their margins and help see them succeed.... Read more

Jason Atherton

Director, Trumaker, Pioneer Square

Trumaker is building a new kind of men's apparel brand - we make it easier to get better fitting clothing and style guidance so guys can shop less and do more. Read more

Jason Scott

Central District

I'm dedicated to my dog and my softball team. Check out my vine series "Other People's Bathrooms" and other randomness @heavysweater. Read more

Jason Tijsseling

IT Manager, LeisureCare, Central District

Jay Beavers

Founder, Proximly,

Enhancing the retail experience using smart phones. Read more

Jayson Cannon

Business Consultant, Innovate Washington - Smart Buildings Center, Capitol Hill

I'm a business consultant for the Smart Buildings Center and manage the Demonstration and Validation project. The Smart Buildings Center (SBC) is creating a unique regional demonstration hub where innovative products and services can be deployed and evaluated under real-world conditions in opera... Read more

JD Houvener

Founder, Patent Attorney, Bold IP, Central District

J.D. Houvener is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in helping entrepreneurs and businesses thrive. J.D. leverages his technical background in engineering and experience in the aerospace industry to provide businesses a unique perspective to their patent needs. J.D. work... Read more

Jean Powell

Vice President of Sales at MiiR / Writer / Sales Whisperer , MiiR, Fremont

Sales, Life, and Love Writer. Passionate about social good. Lover of adventure and biohacking. Read more

Jeff Hotchkiss

Business Development, Yahoo!, West Seattle

I work in Global Partnerships at Yahoo, which acquired our startup Xobni last year. Interested in securing a work space a few days a week around my weekly commute to the Bay Area. I just moved to Seattle in 2013 so would love to meet new folks in the local tech scene. Should be here 2-3 days ... Read more

Jeff Crowl

Project Manager, Didn't give a name, Green Lake

After working in the banking industry for eight years, I've changed directions toward impact work and sustainability. My work has been primarily managing projects, specifically around efficiency, saving money and resources at the same time. Read more

Jeff Petty

Founder/Director, Puget Sound Consortium for School Innovation, a Big Picture Learning initiative, West Seattle

I'm a former high school principal working to develop a regional and scalable learning lab for public school innovation. The work involves incubating new schools, re-designing existing ones, developing new principal leadership pathways, and shifting how teachers and school leaders learn together. Read more

Jen Hersman

Massage Therapist, Jen Hersman, LMP, Ballard

I am a former host and co-creator of Impact Hub Seattle's wellness rooms. These rooms were built to facilitate health and well-being into this thriving workplace. I offer massage services every thursday morning in the cozy "Nest". I am interested in building small self-care workshops here as well... Read more

Jennifer Butte-Dahl

Director, Master of Arts in Applied International Studies, University of Washington,

Jennifer Butte-Dahl is the director of the Master of Arts in Applied International Studies program and an affiliate faculty member at the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. She has lived and worked on five continents and engaged on critical global challenges ... Read more

Jennifer Barry

Executive Director, Shunpike,

Executive Director of Shunpike - a non-profit organization servicing the small to mid sized arts sector in Washington. Read more

Jens C. Boemer

Technical Leader / Project Manager, Electric Power Research Institute,

I am working for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on the integration of distributed and renewable energy resources into transmission and distribution power systems. Read more

Jessica Green

Event Producer & Fundraising Strategist, Capitol Hill

I am an event producer, fundraising consultant, and project manager. My experience with nonprofits and independent media has ranged from event content curation to major donor cultivation to board development to audience engagement and outreach. Recent clients include The Nation magazine, the S... Read more

Jill Seidenstein

I'm a writer and librarian. I'm currently working on a second draft of my first novel, which I hope to finish by the end of 2014. I'm interested in environmental and LGBT/queer issues, & travel. I love nerdy things and sci-fi. I make the tastiest vegan cupcakes. Read more

Jill Mosdell

Research consultant, Capitol Hill

Hi there! I'm a recent Seattle transplant from beautiful Cape Town, South Africa. I'm a neuropsychologist by training but am excited to shift my career in research and neuroscience to the States. Read more

Jim Levy

Mediator, Conflict Coach, and Conflict Engagement Consultant, Constructive Conflict Resolution LLC, Wedgwood

Jim Levy is a mediator, conflict management coach, consultant, and all-around passionate collaborator. Jim also is passionate about innovation through human-centered design methodology, and uses those methods in designing the most effective processes for engaging your conflicts. All people ha... Read more

JoAnne Dyer

Writer, Editor, Seven Madronas Communications,

Writer and editor for change-makers, authors, small businesses, and nonprofits. Read more

Joe McNulty

Financial Analyst, PATH, Genesee

Joe Shanks

Sales Coordinator, Fidalgo Coffee Roasters, Ballard

My name is Joe and I am the Sales Coordinator with Fidalgo Coffee Roasters. I have previously worked with a few local small businesses including Zoe's Meats, and Hilliard's Beer. I was born and raised in Seattle and I currently live in Ballard. I am passionate about small business and helping lo... Read more

Joel Meyers

Director of Business Development, Founder, Fuse IQ, Lower Queen Anne

I am an individual that is interested in helping nonprofits and social entrepreneurs. I provide strategic counsel for Web initiatives in multiple markets and am a speaker, organizer and on several nonprofit boards. Read more

Joel Fariss

Partnering with Impact Hub to launch Impact Hub Bellevue. Read more

Joel DuChesne

Interactive Designer, Parking Boss + Luminous,

John Pace

Partner, The Nimble Firm, Pioneer Square

Capitalist turned social entrepreneur. From my first startup company when I was in High School to Package Goods Fortune 50 Companies after graduate school to electric car company start up when I got tired of corporate presentations, I have had a passion for building blue ocean wealth and communi... Read more

John Compton

Founder/Director, One City Project,

My name is John Compton and I'm the founder and director of One City Project, an organization seeking to establish and support dual immersion language programs in schools in community languages such as Vietnamese, Somali, and Arabic. Read more

John Inman

Principle, Learning Exceptionalities Solutions,

Learning Exceptionalities Solutions Creating educational solutions where learners develop individual gifts and realize their potential A Universal Design for Learning Consultancy Dr. Inman grew up as a twice-exceptional learner and has a passion for designing educational systems where ev... Read more

John Boyle

Co-Founder , Eudaemonia Equality Project LLC, West Seattle

My pre-professional life and professional career have been in activism and organizing. Currently I am a co-founder, writer and runner. Our current project is Younify.mobi a web and mobile app generator for grassroots efforts and non-profit organizations. Read more

John Sechrest

Founder, Seattle Angel Conference,

I am the founder of the Seattle Angel Conference, co-organizer of the Lean Startup Seattle, and a Startup Weekend Facilitator, all aimed at improving the startup ecosystem in the Northwest. I was a manager for Impact Hub Bellevue for a time. Read more

John Koriath

President, Full Circle Learning,

I am on the faculty at Bainbridge Graduate Institute. I teach Leadership and Personal Development, guiding students on a two year journey to discover and own their personal power, potential and authenticity. I also conduct coaching and consulting as President of Full Circle Learning. My focu... Read more

Jonathan Chang

Co-founder/CEO, PurpleWall,

PurpleWall.com's goal is to digitalize and democratize the interior design experience through an online marketplace where Residents are able to find a Designer who complements any style, any budget. Read more

Jonathan Scanlon

Senior Advocacy Advisor, Oxfam America, North Queen Anne

I work on Oxfam's policy advocacy campaigns. I focus on the effectiveness of U.S. foreign aid, global food security, and other policies that have an impact on poverty and inequality. Moved to Seattle from the Boston area 4 years ago. Originally from Western Mass. Went to college and grad school i... Read more

Jonathan Maimon

User experience (UX) designer and researcher, Fremont

You can find me at coffee shops throughout Seattle interviewing people about technology products. Most recently completed a usability study for Community Sourced Capital, based right here at the Hub. Hailing from New York City, I was most recently in Brooklyn, before that was living in Manhat... Read more

Jordan Goldwarg

Northwest Regional Director, Kids4Peace International, Wallingford

I am the Northwest Regional Director of Kids4Peace International (www.k4p.org). Kids4Peace provides interfaith, peacebuilding education for kids in Israel/Palestine and North America. I run our local chapter in Seattle (including running a summer camp for 50 kids from the Jerusalem area and North... Read more

Josh Arenson

Canonical ,

I work for Canonical/Ubuntu developing the next generation of the Unity UI shell and the Mir display server Read more

Julia Goldstein

Owner, Julia L F Goldstein, Writer,

I use concise, clear writing to help businesses increase their impact by telling their stories about how they are changing the world. My sweet spot is materials science and sustainability. I can help you create reports, white papers, case studies, articles, and website content. Read more

Julie Hui

PhD Student, Microsoft, Northwestern University, Capitol Hill

I'm an intern at Microsoft Research studying how to involve more underrepresented populations in creative collaborations, hackerspaces, and makerspaces. Read more

Julie Norris

2moroDocs (formerly Tailored Thoughts),

I provide writing, WordPress responsive website design, and social media services. I'm an award-winning writer, have been recognized globally for blogging, and my site is in a design showcase. If you're thinking of getting set up online, content development and management, technical writing, edit... Read more

Justin Pecott

Senior Consultant, Matisia Consultants,

Day job is as a software consultant, currently at MSFT. Would like to find a way to use my skills in a more positive way, in addition to just getting out of the house some. Side project is a planning site for funerals, end of life care, etc... Read more

Justin Matlick

Founder, Message Lab Media, North Beacon Hill

I'm a writer and content strategist, specializing in health care, medical research and biotechnology. I started as a journalist, then switched to health care marketing and communications. You name, I write it: feature articles, brand stories, blog posts, e-newsletters, web pages, marketing collat... Read more

Kaitlin Fisher

Program Development Associate, Global Weeks, Fremont

I am a graduate student pursuing a Master's Degree in International Education at SIT Graduate Institute. I am working with HUB member Vicki Weeks to design global education programs. Read more

Kal Lambert

Principal/Founder, Lambert Patent Services, International District

Founded in 2002, Lambert Patent Services is a solo practice dedicated to securing patent rights for inventors, corporations and start ups. In earlier careers, Lambert was issued 20 US Patents and started two successful businesses. Lambert has worked in chemical engineering, microbiology, and ph... Read more

Karen Uffelman

Principal, Percolator Consulting,

In her twenty-year career Karen has mounted large theater productions, worked on local political campaigns, managed fundraising teams and lobbied at the World Health Assembly in Geneva. For the last seven years she’s been consulting with nonprofit organizations on the creative and strategic use o... Read more

Karen Fitton

Senior Consultant, Bigger Boat Consulting,

Karen is a Senior Consultant with Bigger Boat Consulting. She has been in the technology field for 20+ years. She started her career in a large corporation eventually saw the light and went to work with non-profits. Karen has been in the non-profit realm for over 10 years. She stepped out of te... Read more

Karsten Vennemann

CEO, Terra GIS LTD, Montlake

Maps, Geographical Information Systems, Conservation, environmental issues, open source GIS, Web GIS, GIS training Read more

Kate Tibone

I am passionate about advancing progress for global health. I have worked on issues ranging from sexual and reproductive health and rights, maternal and newborn health, child nutrition, and HIV/AIDS. With a background in program management, strategy development, and partnership building, I am in... Read more

Kate Witt

Senior Project Manager, Bigger Boat Consulting,

Kate has worked as an installation developer, front-end web developer, and most recently as a project manager. Kate has been working with nonprofits since 2002. Read more

Kate Curtis

President, Communication Tactics, Inc., Bryant

I help individuals within start-up and emerging growth companies to communicate more clearly and concisely to clients, colleagues and investors. Training is targeted to build on strengths and improve presentation and delivery skills for formal presentations, investor road-shows, and potential me... Read more

Kate Prendergast

MaryGold LLC,

Kate Bandzmer

Member Interviews Intern, Impact Hub Seattle,

Kate Bandzmer is a nature nerd, non-profit neophyte and community outreach enthusiast. She spent handfuls of years as a steward to farms, parks and public spaces of all sizes, and operated a fast-growing landscape design business in Victoria, BC. As an outdoor educator in Boston, MA, she was asto... Read more

Kate Silverman

Director, Woza, Lower Queen Anne

Woza Soccer is a nonprofit offering international service trips for high school soccer players. Destinations include Costa Rica, Peru and South Africa, with soccer, service and cultural engagement at the core of each itinerary. I recently joined Woza after a year volunteering, working and traveli... Read more

Kathryn Torres

Research Assistant, University of Washington,

Post-Doc at UW interested in equity/access issues for Latino youth, leadership, accountability, decision-making, data-use, and ELL language policy. Read more

Kathryn Downie

Founder & Chief Ripple Rouser, Ripple Rousers,

Katrina Noble

Graphic Designer, NobleGraphic, Central District

I am a freelance graphic designer in Seattle, working on a variety of projects for non-profits, publishers, small businesses, and socially-conscious companies. My work includes branding, publication design, collateral design for events, and visual design for web and mobile. Read more

Keith Hitchcock

Creative Director / Lead Producer, Hocus Focus Media, Roosevelt

I am Creative Director at Hocus Focus Media, producing videos to help local NW businesses & non-profits communicate & connect in compelling ways with current & future clients. Specialties include Company Overviews, Testimonials, and Social Media videos. Read more

Kelly Head

Director of Library and Information Services, Pinchot ,

I am a technologist by way of librarianship. I received my MLIS from the University of Washington in 2010 and have worked for Pinchot University (formerly Bainbridge Graduate Institute) since then. Some of my passions include: philosophy, comparative religion, skateboarding, chess, Criterion Col... Read more

Kelsey Jones-Casey

Researcher, Evaluator and Consultant, Isthmus & Strait,

Check out my website to learn more (www.isthmusandstrait.com)! I am a research and evaluation consultant; I help organizations and communities sharpen their interventions for greater impact. By asking and answering sticky “how” and “why” questions, I evaluate the problems clients are working to ... Read more

Kenny Fahey

Food Ventures Associate, The Conservation Fund, Capitol Hill

I recently finished an MBA and Master in Environmental Science at the University of Michigan. I'm interested in how venture capital and impact investing can seed small experiments that result in positive environmental outcomes. In particular, I'm interested in farmland preservation in the U.S.. ... Read more

kevin joyce

Producing Director, EnJoy Productions,

I am Co-Founder and Producing Director of EnJoy Productions. Along with my wife and partner Martha Enson, EnJoy creates, produces and hosts shows, entertainment and content for live special events. Both of us were performers and directors at Teatro Zinzanni and Co-Founders of the theatre company... Read more

Kevin Coomer

El Presidentè, Creative Collaborations, & Povivo.Org - Possibility Vision Voice,

Three decades of high-profile, intense and successful leadership roles - including combat, Telecom, Apple, Tesla Motors - founded on relationships, clarity of mission, delegation of opportunity and compassion for my teams. As a Professional Coach I influence leaders and organizations - one str... Read more

Kim Bernier

Program Director, Pangea Giving,

I have worked in global development and nonprofits for over 15 years. I am currently the Program Director at Pangea Giving, a Seattle-based international giving circle. After a rigorous grant review process each year, Pangea makes monetary grants to small grass roots, community-based organization... Read more

Kim Deriana

Architectural Intern, 7 Directions Architects, Capitol Hill

Prior to working with 7 Directions, I gained substantial experience conducting community centered-design workshops to encourage collaboration between the local community and the design team. My past experience building sustainable, green, affordable homes with tribes, helped expand my understandi... Read more