People & Partners
When did you start working with Greater Tacoma Community Foundation (GTCF)?
Briefly describe what you do in your role with GTCF
I am a member of the Finance Committee.
What other jobs or positions have you held?
I retired in January 2022 with 40 years of fiscal management and executive leadership experience in public, not for profit and private sectors. My work in Tacoma includes 14 years as Vice President of Finance with the YMCA of Tacoma-Pierce County, 10 years as CFO with Metro Parks Tacoma and 5 years as CFO with Pierce Transit. Throughout my career I have been involved in community service, including nearly 30 years in Tacoma Sunrise Rotary (including serving as Treasurer and President), Point Defiance Zoo Society Finance Committee and Tacoma Community College Citizens Advisory Committee. I have been a volunteer baseball and soccer coach and a mentor for the Palmer Scholars program.
Outside of GTCF, what enjoyable activity do you engage in? What brings you joy?
My wife, Melanie and I, enjoy spending time in outdoor pursuits such as hiking, running, bicycling and cross-country skiing.