2016-17 Breakfast Group Members


Breakfast Group Member  Company/Organization Title
Everette Adams Systems Consulting, LLC President 
Dean Barnes Seattle Housing Authority Retired - Human Resources Director 
Dr. Ralph Bayard Casey Family Programs Senior Director, Systems Improvement/Strategic Consultation 
Terrence Bedford Guide One Insurance NW Region Sales Director 
Dr. Warren Brown North Seattle College President
Dr. George Counts University of Washington Retired - Professor of Medicine
Dwane Chappelle City of Seattle Director of Education - Department of Education and Early Learning
Juan Cotto Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Community Outreach Manager
James Donaldson Donaldson Clinic/ JL Donaldson Services Inc- Total Team Concept Owner & Director
Ernie Dunston City of Seattle Public Utilities Retired - Also Retired Sears & Roebuck Retail Executive 
Zane Fitch Dayspring Fitch Funeral Home President
Filmore Fossett Sprint Forwarders Account Executive 
Darius Foster City of Seattle Strategic Advisory Purchasing/Advisory Services
Dr. Carver Gayton North West African American Museum  Retired - Director
Dr. John German Seattle Public Schools  Retired - Principal - Middle College High School
J.R. Gillespie All Star Financial Insurance Agency Owner
Larry Gossett King County Council County Council Member
Thomas Gray Boeing Engineer  Retired - Engineer
Clarence Gunn Labor Relations  Labor Relations Specialist
Benjamin Hall Zumiez Corporate Tax Manager
Bruce Harrell Seattle City Council President
Amani Harris Morgan Stanley  Second Vice President - Wealth Management
Bob Harvey President/CEO Seattle Metropolitan CU  Retired - President and CEO
Al Herron Aisha Enterprises  Owner
Lem Howell Attorney at Law Attorney at Law
Dan Hudson Credit Union Direct Auto Lending Retired - NW Sales Director
Art Jackson Costco  Vice President - General Administration
Dr. Paul Jackson Art Institute of Seattle  Adjunct Professor
Ed Jefferson Northgate Elementary School  Retired - Prinicpal
Brent Jones Seattle Public Schools  Chief Strategy and Partnership Officer
Jesse Jones KIRO 7 Television News  Investigative Reporter
Joe Jones Impact Communications  President
Ruby Jones (Honorary Board Member) Turner Construction  Community and Citizenship Compliance Director
Dr. W.H. "Joe" Knight Seattle University  Law Professor
Bob Luciano Commerce Bank  Relationship Manager
Roy Long, Jr. Skyline Properties  Real Estate Broker
William Lowe Southwest Mortuary Funeral Support
Herbie Martin Colorado State - Departnement of Social & Health Services  Financial Services Specialist
Dr. Meredith Mathews Blue Shield of California Retired - Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Eric McCurdy Seattle Public Schools  Executive Director of Athletics/Interschool Athletics
Henry McGee Seattle University  Retired - Professor Emeritus
Gary Melonson Oppenheimer & Co  Associate Director-Investments
Nate Miles Eli Lilly USA VP Strategic Initiatives
Dr. Charles Mitchell Seattle Community Colleges  Retired - Chancellor
Paul Mitchell Macy's  Retired - Community Affairs Coordinator
Robert Nellams Seattle Center  Director
George Northcroft US General Services Administration  NorthWest Regional Administrator
Victor Okereke King County  Internal Consultant - Solid Waste Division
Tony Orange Consultant & Citizen Activist Consultant & Citizen Activist
Jerry Petty Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle Project M.I.S.T.E.R. Program Manager
Nolan Phelps Boeing  Software Engineer
Dr. Paul Pitre WSU - Everett Campus  Dean of Academics
Atuanya Priester A Real Grip  Founder & Creative Director
Terrence Proctor, Reverand Church By The Side of the Road Senior Pastor
Carl Rabun NW Region Commissioner, Social Security Administration  Retired - NW Region Commissioner
Will Rance Washington State Employees Credit Union  Vice President - Community Relations
Lance Randall SouthEast Effective Development  Director of Economic Development
Darryl Russell The Russell Group  President, Certified Business Coach
Dr. Jim Smith Diverse Education Evolution  Founder, CEO and Retired - All State Insurance Executive
Michael Tate Washington State University - Pullman  Chief Diversity Officer & Professor
Clinton Taylor Financial beginnings  Program Manager - Washington
Jeffrey Taylor State Farm Insurance  Agency Owner
Dr. Quintard Taylor University of Washington  Professor of History and BlackPast.org Founder
Gary Thomas Garfield High School Business Education Teacher/DECA Advisor
Johnnie Thomas TriUnity Engineering and Management Chief Executive Officer
Steve Wakefield Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center Director - External Relations, HIV Trials
Calvin Watts Juvenile Counselor  Retired
Christopher Webb Palmares Consulting Management Consultant and Digital Strategist 
Robert Williams Union Bank Vice President & Manager - CRA Lending & Investment
Jim Yearby United Way King County Vice President - Human Resources