James McCall
Office Administrator

James is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Seattle Foundation office as well as providing excellent customer service at reception. Personal Philanthropic Interestsand Passions James came to the Foundation after 14 years with Bank of America in several departments including Human Resources and Recruiting, Private Wealth, Call Center and Banking Centers. In his spare […]

Maria Valencia
Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Maria is responsible for supporting and managing Seattle Foundation’s recruitment, onboarding, and many other people and culture programs. Personal Philanthropic Interestsand Passions Maria comes to Seattle Foundation with a background in recruiting. She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration—human resource management from Central Washington University. Prior to joining Seattle Foundation she served as […]

Katrina Miller
Senior Human Resources Manager

Katrina leads the Human Resources team to provide best-in-class practices for staff and to create a culture of belonging across the organization. Personal Philanthropic Interestsand Passions Katrina has 30+ years in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors of Seattle; starting her career in heavy manufacturing and making a commitment to support NFP in arts, education, and […]

Guillermo Andalon
Investments & Fund Accountant

Guillermo is responsible for supporting Seattle Foundation’s investment and funds accounting. Personal Philanthropic Interestsand Passions Guillermo has spent the last four years working in finance and accounting roles within the Financial Services sector and State Government. Prior to joining Seattle Foundation he served as a Fund Accountant at Broadridge Financial Solutions. He holds a Bachelor […]

Debbie Decaney
Accounts Payable Specialist

Debbie furthers the Foundation’s goal of judicious stewardship of assets by effectively managing our accounts payable and providing other accounting support. Personal Philanthropic Interestsand Passions Born and raised in the Emerald City, Debbie returned home to Seattle after nine years in Idaho. She has over 25 years of accounting experience in a variety of industries, […]

John Fagan
Senior Staff Accountant

As a member of the Finance Team, John ensures that all accounting transactions are reported in an accurate and timely manner. His responsibilities include month-end closing, preparing financial statements, general ledger analysis, account reconciliations, payroll and benefits accounting, and audit and tax support. Personal Philanthropic Interestsand Passions Prior to joining Seattle Foundation, John was a […]

Iryna Murray
Senior Investment & Fund Accountant

Iryna manages Seattle Foundation’s investments and funds accounting. Personal Philanthropic Interestsand Passions Iryna is originally from Ukraine. She has over a decade of experience in accounting and finance roles in corporate and public accounting in the U.S., Singapore and Ukraine. Iryna holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics and accounting from Kremenchuk State Polytechnic University […]

Luana Ma
Associate, Grants Administrator

Luana supports all aspects of grant compliance, including conducting due diligence on grantees and administration on all of our grantmaking programs, with an eye for modernization and process improvement. Personal Philanthropic Interestsand Passions Luana brings 15+ years of management experience in administrative/backend operations. Having started her career in the private sector, her passion for helping […]

Brent Ponton-Welty
Manager, Gifts & Grants Administration

Brent provides leadership in the Finance Team to oversee the accurate and timely distribution of grants, the heart of our mission to ignite powerful, rewarding philanthropy. Personal Philanthropic Interestsand Passions Brent has spent all but three years of his professional life working in the nonprofit sector. For more than a decade he’s devoted his skills […]

Jan Harman
Senior Business Systems Analyst

Jan oversees database applications and provides technology support to ensure systems and staff have the tools needed to support philanthropists and the community. Personal Philanthropic Interestsand Passions Prior to SeaFdn, Jan worked with nonprofits providing database support for annual funds and capital campaigns. She also spent seven years with AT&T Wireless in information technology, working […]