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Bellevue Chamber Board of Directors

Board Chair John MilbrathAAA Washington
David AllenMcKinstry
Kendall AndereggMutual Materials
Jared AxelrodAmazon
Jim BlundellT-Mobile
Bob BoswellWashington Federal
Stephanie BowmanCommissioner, Port of Seattle
Randi BrazenCentral Bar & Restaurant
Dominic CarrMicrosoft
Jennifer ClarkAlaska Airlines
Jessica ClawsonMcCullough Hill
Eli DarlandRare Form Limousine
Sue DeFlorioGeneral Microsystems Inc.
Chris FalcoFalco Sult
Brian FranklinPMF Investments
Gary GuentherKidder Mathews
Azmeena HashamVerizon
Nancy HeenAxelerate
Jim HillThe Bellevue Collection
Dwight JarvisParker, Smith & Feek
Betsy KippenhanComcast
Brandon KirkbrideBank of America
Matthew KlutznickThe Bravern
Ken KrivanecQuadrant Homes
Matt LaukaitisSAP
Craig LooperSweeney Conrad
Mike MarshOverlake Medical Center
Josh MartiPoint Inside
Dave MasinCatalyst Workplace Activation
Scott McClellanSeattle University
Penny MillikenHeR Interactive
Bruce MunsterMerrill Lynch
Michael NassirianARVR Academy
Craig PankowThe Partners Group
Pam RockSeattle Children’s
John RoehmKeyBank
Alex RuleGallagher
Greg RussellPeterson Russell Kelly
Barney SilverBitTitan
Gary SmithThe Seattle Times
Leslie SmithVulcan
Karina StadelmanMoss Adams
Justin StewartSynergy Construction
Carol TagayunAT&T
Andy TubbBanner Bank
Kevin WallaceWallace Properties
Andy WapplerPuget Sound Energy
Leshya WigWig Properties
Tony WilliamsWashington2 Advocates
McKinstryDavid Allen
Mutual MaterialsKendall Anderegg

Kendall Anderegg is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Mutual Materials. She came from Intel to join Mutual Materials in 2002 and advanced into leadership roles working across the company in Information Technology, Operations, Sales, and Marketing before being promoted to company president in 2014. Today, Kendall is responsible for running all facets of Mutual Materials’ business and has been instrumental in driving the strategic plan determining Mutual’s future growth plans. Kendall is also a fifth generation shareholder of the closely held private company. As a graduate of the University of Washington, Kendall has a BA in Creative Writing and an MBA with an operations emphasis. Active in national industry associations, Kendall is the Chair of the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI), the first woman to be elected to that role. Locally, she serves on the board and executive committee for the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, on the board of the Northwest Concrete Masonry Association, and on the Advisory Board for Girls on the Run of Puget Sound. She is also a member of Vistage International and coaches for the Cascade Striders youth cross country and track teams. She was recognized by Puget Sound Business Journal as one of their Women of Influence in 2016.

Amazon
Jared Axelrod

Jared Axelrod is the Manager of Public Policy for Amazon. He works with policymakers at the local, regional and state levels in Washington state, as well as trade associations and policymaker organizations throughout the United States to better serve Amazon’s customers and advance Amazon’s public policy priorities and worldwide operations.

Prior to joining Amazon, Jared was the Government Affairs Manager for philanthropist Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc. There, he was responsible for day-to-day government relations activities at the state and federal levels on a wide variety of projects, worked to implement legislative and public affairs initiatives for Vulcan and Vulcan-affiliated organizations, and represented Mr. Allen in various legislative, political, and business settings. Prior to that, Jared worked at Ceis Bayne East Strategic, a local government relations and public affairs firm in Seattle, where he supported various public, private, and non-profit clients. He also previously served as a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Patty Murray in her Washington, D.C. office, handling the Senator’s defense, veterans’ affairs, technology, telecommunications, space, science, and judiciary portfolios.

Jared received his Masters of Public Administration from the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington, and his B.S. in Political Science and Economics from the University of Oregon. He currently resides in Seattle.

T-MobileJim Blundell
Washington FederalBob Boswell

Bob joined Washington Federal with nearly 20 years of experience providing both growth and acquisition financing, as well as banking service solutions, to clients ranging from local Middle Market firms to large public companies. The majority of his banking career has been spent working with companies in the technology, manufacturing, transportation, professional services, and distribution sectors. Prior to banking, Bob was a mechanical engineer for 12 years, primarily structural design. Bob holds an MBA from Kent State University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University.

Commissioner, Port of SeattleStephanie Bowman
Central Bar & RestaurantRandi Brazen
MicrosoftDominic Carr
Alaska AirlinesJennifer Clark
McCullough HillJessica Clawson

Jessie Clawson is a land-use attorney with McCullough Hill Leary. Her focus is land use entitlements in complex urban regulatory environments. Born and raised in the Puget Sound area, she has assisted in permitting many thousands of residential units and several million square feet of office space in the region.

Jessie enjoys spending weekends on Hood Canal with her husband, two young children, and a very large cat.

Rare Form LimousineEli Darland
General Microsystems Inc.Sue DeFlorio
Falco SultChris Falco
PMF InvestmentsBrian Franklin
Kidder MathewsGary Guenther

Gary Guenther, a shareholder and senior vice president at Kidder Mathews, is an expert in developing & implementing successful commercial real estate strategies for corporations, individuals, and investors in the greater Puget Sound region, with an emphasis on the Eastside market. His clients range from large corporate headquarters, healthcare organizations, startup to scaleup technology companies, and local & institutional investors.

In his 20 year career, Gary has been involved in hundreds of leasing and sale assignments worth billions of dollars, including corporate relocations, sale leasebacks, lease renewals, subleases, acquisitions/dispositions, and build-to-suits. His market knowledge, longstanding relationships, and creative strategic planning help his clients achieve maximum value and flexibility with all their commercial real estate needs.

Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, Gary worked with the real estate affiliate of the Government of Singapore. He previously served on the Kidder Mathews board of directors, is regularly asked to present on market real estate trends as a CRE expert, and has earned the title of CoStar Power Broker.

VerizonAzmeena Hasham
AxelerateNancy Heen
The Bellevue CollectionJim Hill
Parker, Smith & FeekDwight Jarvis
ComcastBetsy Kippenhan
Bank of AmericaBrandon Kirkbride
The BravernMatthew Klutznick
Quadrant HomesKen Krivanec
SAPMatt Laukaitis

Matt Laukaitis is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of SAP’s Consumer Industries practice in North America, and is responsible for the division’s strategy, partner ecosystem, and revenue performance throughout the region. Since joining SAP in 2004, Matt has been a leader within SAP’s U.S. consumer industries organization, and a hands-on strategic partner for customers, helping them solve their most critical business challenges. He has also led SAP’s corporate citizenship program in the U.S. Pacific Northwest, connecting SAP volunteers with local community organizations, placing an emphasis on K-12 education and family support organizations. Prior to SAP, Matt worked at IONA Technologies, Netfish, RR Donnelley, and Apple, where he served in sales and sales leadership positions. Matt holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Sweeney ConradCraig Looper
Overlake Medical CenterMike Marsh
Point InsideJosh Marti

Josh Marti is the Co-Founder and Chairperson of Bellevue based Point Inside, Chairperson of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Member of the United Rentals Advanced Solutions Group.

At Point Inside, we’ve built the most flexible and advanced indoor mapping and location technology but, mapping is not what we do – it’s how we do it.

Our mission at The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce is to foster a healthy business environment by providing strategic leadership, advocacy, tools, and resources for business success.

United Rentals Advanced Solutions Group works to connect man, machine, material and environment for its customers by using innovative technologies to disruptively increase job-site productivity and safety.

Considered an expert in wireless location based systems, I was responsible for several of the largest consumer GPS deployments prior to co-founding Point Inside in 2009. I’m blessed to have so many cool colleagues, a beautiful wife, four rambunctious daughters and the funnest job on the planet!

Honored as a Seattle 40 under 40, I hold a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Seattle University and sit on EE & CE Advisory Board as Past Chair.

Catalyst Workplace ActivationDave Masin
Seattle UniversityScott McClellan
AAA WashingtonBoard Chair John Milbrath
HeR InteractivePenny Milliken

Penny Milliken is currently CEO of HeR Interactive, developer and publisher of Nancy Drew videogames and mobile apps. Penny’s background is a unique mix of entertainment marketing and finance. She has been working in the Entertainment industry for over 20 years with more than half that time at The Walt Disney Company both in the U.S. and Europe.

Her broad entertainment background includes digital media, television animation, feature animation, theme parks, motion pictures, and filmed entertainment. She has to her credit some of the most successful branding and franchise roll-outs for entertainment properties.

Penny has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Prior to business school, Penny was a commercial banker at Continental Illinois National Bank. Penny is a voting member of the Television Academy (Emmys) and is a board member and treasurer of the Traverse City Film Festival.

Merrill LynchBruce Munster
ARVR AcademyMichael Nassirian
The Partners GroupCraig Pankow
Seattle Children’sPam Rock
KeyBankJohn Roehm

John began his career with KeyBank in 2005 as Senior Vice President of Retail for the Seattle Cascades District. Previously at Wells Fargo, he was the Community Bank President for Marin County and San Francisco, California. In 2013, John was promoted to the Regional Retail Leader responsible for 143 retail branch locations as well as KeyBank Mortgage in the state of Washington. John is very involved in a diverse selection of civic and community boards and councils including serving on the Executive Board of Directors for the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce where he’s Vice Chair of Finance, Board Member on the Academy of Finance, and Chair of the Board for the March of Dimes, Washington chapter. John has served as a mentor for at risk teens, and for the Executive Development Institute (EDI) focused on Asian and Hispanic leadership development. John grew up in Northern California’s Sonoma County and graduated from the University of California at Davis with a degree in Management and Economics.

GallagherAlex Rule
Peterson Russell KellyGreg Russell
BitTitanBarney Silver
The Seattle TimesGary Smith
VulcanLeslie Smith
Moss AdamsKarina Stadelman
Synergy ConstructionJustin Stewart
AT&TCarol Tagayun

Carol is an accomplished executive with extensive experience in marketing and government relations. She has a diverse background in telecommunications, civic business groups and philanthropic organizations. She has over 20 years of experience with the AT&T External Affairs organization leading numerous successful campaigns to gain government support for wireline and wireless network programs. Over the life of her career at AT&T, she has experienced tremendous industry evolution.

Carol has held many leadership roles with Community Based Organizations. She currently serves on the boards of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, USO Northwest, the Washington E911 Advisory Council, Washington Alliance for Better Schools, and on the national board of InspirASIAN, one of AT&T’s twelve Employee Resource Groups.

Born in Key West, Florida Carol grew up in Southern California, graduated from Santa Ana High School and the University of Redlands. Carol lives in Woodinville, Washington where she enjoys gardening, golf, travel and spending time with friends and family.

Banner BankAndy Tubb
Wallace PropertiesKevin Wallace
Puget Sound EnergyAndy Wappler
Wig PropertiesLeshya Wig

Leshya is a partner at Wig Properties and leads the development of mixed use and retail projects. Ms. Wig has worked in real estate development for over 10 years at companies including Colliers International, IDS Real Estate Group, and Blake Hunt Ventures. While at Wig Properties, Ms. Wig has led the development of 230K SF of retail property, and during her tenure at IDS Real Estate Group, she managed in excess of 500K SF of industrial and office properties. Ms. Wig holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in economics and psychology from Claremont McKenna College.

Washington2 AdvocatesTony Williams

As W2A’s Chairman, Tony has helped resolve public policy challenges for almost every major industry in the Pacific Northwest. He specializes in executive counsel, serving as a strategic advisor to several elected officials, CEOs and top managers. Tony is known for his keen ability to diagnose, resolve and articulate sensitive internal and public issues.

Tony helped launch W2A after a 15-year career on Capitol Hill, where he managed political campaigns, worked as a press secretary and served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Slade Gorton. The Capitol Hill newspaper, Roll Call, twice placed him on their “Fabulous 50” list of congressional staffers. He saw first-hand how public policy can positively or negatively impact our economy, environment and Northwest way of life.

An Oregon State University alumnus, Tony serves on the OSU Foundation’s Board of Trustees and is Chair of the Beaver Caucus, a volunteer-led group that advocates for higher education and OSU’s interests in Salem, He also serves on the boards of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce and the Bellevue Downtown Association.

Cindi and Tony live in Clyde Hill and are active in their community. Their oldest son, Joshua, 20, is in his second year at The University of Iowa’s inclusive college program for young adults with intellectual disabilities. Their youngest son, Jacob, is 14 and is an 8th grader at Chinook Middle School.

Ex-Officio

Sue AndersonCenturyLink
Patrick BannonBellevue Downtown Association
Judy BuckmasterBellevue School District
Brad JonesVisit Bellevue
Dr. Sandeep KrishnamurthyUW Bothell
David LawyerInslee Best
Brad MiyakeCity of Bellevue
Dr. Jerry WeberBellevue College
CenturyLinkSue Anderson
Bellevue Downtown AssociationPatrick Bannon
Bellevue School DistrictJudy Buckmaster

Judy Buckmaster is responsible for developing and cultivating effective strategic partnerships with community organizations, post-secondary institutions, and businesses that are aligned to the district vision, mission, goals, and priorities.

For more than 35 years, Judy has served the children and families of the Bellevue School District. Judy grew up in Montana and then moved to Washington to attend college. Beginning as a teaching intern at Bellevue High School, Judy continued in the district in a variety of positions including 15 years of teaching, several years as a teacher supervisor, 14 years as principal including time at Eastgate Elementary, Lake Hills Elementary, and Tyee Middle School, and most recently, seven years as the Executive Director of Student Services.

Judy earned a B.A. from Whitman College, a M.A. degree from Central Washington University and principal credentials from the Danforth Educational Leadership Program at the University of Washington.

Away from the office Judy enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking and cooking for others, gardening, reading, and service projects in the community. Judy and her husband Neil have two grown children and their house is now filled with the antics of a seven-year-old black lab and her sidekick a two-year-old tuxedo cat.

Visit BellevueBrad Jones
UW BothellDr. Sandeep Krishnamurthy
Inslee BestDavid Lawyer
City of BellevueBrad Miyake
Bellevue CollegeDr. Jerry Weber

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